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REF 2021: History Publications

Posted on: 23 June 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

It’s been a busy few years for publications for Liverpool Historians. We submitted 81 outputs to the REF, ranging from single authored monographs and articles to co-edited collections and scholarly editions of translated works. Our REF outputs represent only a fraction of the diverse work that we publish for a wide range of audiences.

REF 2021: History’s Research Environment

Posted on: 19 May 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

We had a 24% increase in 4* research across our outputs, impact, and environment since the last REF. Over the coming month we’ll be celebrating our achievements during the 2013-2020 REF Cycle and talking about what’s next for History at Liverpool in a series of blog posts. This post talks about our research environment and funding successes.

Balance

Posted on: 27 April 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

Kerrie McGiveron blog

We all know how difficult it can be to get ourselves into a good routine. This can be made more difficult as students, when we know that we might have deadlines or exams to prepare for. Life is fast and we all understand how hard it can be to maybe juggle certain aspects of our lives; work, family, friends, home life, ‘me’ time and study. Although we now understand more than ever the importance of being social, this is another aspect of our lives that we also need to balance! This is why it is very important to be mindful of our every day routines and working towards achieving some kind of balance between our social, professional and public lives. What follows here are some key ideas to ensure that you are making the most out of your day and taking care of your wellbeing.

Exam Season Tips

Posted on: 27 April 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

Bethan Asher blog

It’s May which means two things at UoL; that nice long summer is nearly here but the grind of exam season is upon us again. Exams are stressful and let’s be honest we’re all looking forward to getting them out the way but here’s some strategies to look after yourself (and hopefully your grades as a result) during the more demanding periods of your degree course.

Dealing with Study-Related Stress

Posted on: 27 April 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

Harper Clayson blog

Although stress is objective, levels of stress and methods of dealing with it is extremely subjective. That being said, below is some advice on managing stress leading up to essays and exams, though this is certainly not the complete list, nor will every tip be useful to you.

Kitty's Launderette

Posted on: 12 April 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

We’re all trying to live a bit more sustainably. We’re conscious of being frugal, aware of being green and understand the pitfalls of mass consumerism and the damage it can cause to the environment.

Closing the Gap: Supporting School Students to Success

Posted on: 5 April 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

Can you remember your time at school? Think back to the opportunities and experiences available. Did the school encourage you and your fellow classmates to go on to study at a highly selective university?

Earth Month Watchlist

Posted on: 29 March 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

Zach Bishop

This year’s Earth Month is especially important. Following the recent COP26 summit in Glasgow which saw world leaders and representatives gather and agree on a path forward to address the ever worsening climate emergency, now is time to put words into action. This guide will talk you through some of the most talked about films, documentaries, YouTube channels and books that you simply have to check out this Earth Month!

Sustainable Swaps Guide

Posted on: 29 March 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

Bethan Asher blog post

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it” – Robert Swan, Author. Little changes can make a big impact when lots of people choose to make them. Here are just a few ideas of sustainable swaps you can make to reduce your impact on climate change.

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    REF 2021: History Publications

    Posted on: 23 June 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

    It’s been a busy few years for publications for Liverpool Historians. We submitted 81 outputs to the REF, ranging from single authored monographs and articles to co-edited collections and scholarly editions of translated works. Our REF outputs represent only a fraction of the diverse work that we publish for a wide range of audiences.

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