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Researcher in Focus: Dr Lisa Shaw

Posted on: 14 September 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

This month’s Researcher in Focus is Dr Lisa Shaw, whose research covers Brazilian cultural history and popular culture. She recently organised a film club at the Lar Sao Joao de Deus nursing home in the town of Itaipava in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


From Prog Rock to the Zombie Apocalypse… Jeannette Strickland Reports from the ‘Life Beyond the PhD’ Conference

Posted on: 10 September 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

Jeannette Strickland, a postgraduate research student at the Department of History, recently attended the ‘Life Beyond PhD’ conference at Cumberland Lodge. Here she tells us how she got on and how she benefited from attending…


University of Liverpool Welcomes Heritage Researchers from Around the World

Posted on: 6 September 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

This week (3-4 September 2018), the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences welcomed academics from China, Kazakhstan, Australia and the USA to the University for a programme of presentations and activities on the theme of ‘Heritage: curating the past for the future.’


Researcher in Focus: Dr Claire Pierson

Posted on: 22 August 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

Meet this month's researcher in focus, Dr Claire Pierson from the Department of Politics and learn more about her research and most recent projects.


North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership secures funding to train 225 new researchers

Posted on: 16 August 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

The North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP), of which the University of Liverpool is part, is one of 10 consortia who will share more than £170 million in funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) over eight years.


Professor Claire Taylor Appointed to GCRF Strategic Advisory Group

Posted on: 15 August 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

Congratulations to Professor Claire Taylor who is amongst five new members who have been appointed to the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Strategic Advisory Group. The new members with varied backgrounds from academia and international development have been appointed for an initial two years to provide advice and support to the GCRF.


Industrial Strategy Pump Priming Fund Open for Applications

Posted on: 6 August 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

Business Gateway have announced that the 2018/19 Industrial Strategy Pump Priming Fund (PPF) is now open for applications from academic staff.


AHRC New Generation Thinkers Open For Applicants

Posted on: 30 July 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

The Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) is calling for applications for its New Generation Thinkers 2019.


Researcher in Focus: Professor Michael Hauskeller

Posted on: 5 July 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

Meet Researcher in Focus Professor Michael Hauskeller, Head of Department, Department of Philosophy, and discover more about his current research projects.


Researcher in Focus: Professor Caroline Gatrell

Posted on: 27 June 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

This month's Researcher in Focus is Professor Caroline Gatrell, Associate Dean of Research in the Management School. Caroline's research centres on work, family and health. From a socio-cultural perspective, she examines how working parents (both mothers and fathers) manage the boundaries between paid work and their everyday lives.


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    Researcher in Focus: Dr Lisa Shaw

    Posted on: 14 September 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

    This month’s Researcher in Focus is Dr Lisa Shaw, whose research covers Brazilian cultural history and popular culture. She recently organised a film club at the Lar Sao Joao de Deus nursing home in the town of Itaipava in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


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