Humanities and Social Sciences Research Blog

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Here you'll find the latest research news and updates from across the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty.

We'll be highlighting the great achievements and projects of our researchers, as well as sharing events and opportunities for colleagues and students alike.

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European Innovation Council: University support availableEuropean Innovation Council: University support available

European Innovation Council: University support available

Keith Huckle, Research Partnerships Manager (Horizon Europe), explains what the European Innovation Council is, what it funds, and how you can apply.

Posted on: 29 May 2024

Researcher in Focus: Dr Anna McKayResearcher in Focus: Dr Anna McKay

Researcher in Focus: Dr Anna McKay

In this 'researcher in focus', we meet Dr Anna McKay, Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow in the Department of History, and discover her work researching prisoners across the British Empire.

Posted on: 20 May 2024

Introducing Mission: a pilot responsive mode funding opportunityIntroducing Mission: a pilot responsive mode funding opportunity

Introducing Mission: a pilot responsive mode funding opportunity

Launched by AHRC and inspired by the University of Liverpool's Thrive project, Mission is a pilot large grants funding opportunity.

Posted on: 10 May 2024

Take part in the Festival of Social ScienceTake part in the Festival of Social Science

Take part in the Festival of Social Science

University of Liverpool colleagues are invited to submit their ideas for events to take place as part of the Festival of Social Science, which runs from 19 October to 9 November, 2024.

Posted on: 8 May 2024

Researcher in Focus: Dr Jonathan ArlowResearcher in Focus: Dr Jonathan Arlow

Researcher in Focus: Dr Jonathan Arlow

Dr Jonathan Arlow is a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool. His current research project is a comparative evaluation of Sinn Féin as an all-island party since the Great Recession.

Posted on: 12 April 2024

Safeguarding in researchSafeguarding in research

Safeguarding in research

Dr Claire Pierson, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics, and Ethics & Integrity Lead for the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, has written a blog on safeguarding in research, why it's important for University of Liverpool colleagues, and what resources are available to help ensure your research is compliant.

Posted on: 9 April 2024

Latest updates: REF 2029Latest updates: REF 2029

Latest updates: REF 2029

Following the initial consultation on the FRAP proposals (Future Research Assessment Programme), the four funding councils issued an update on plans for the next assessment, with some significant amendments to the original proposal, most importantly that the next REF will be REF 2029.

Posted on: 8 December 2023

HSS Faculty welcomes the new Ethics & Integrity and People, Culture & Environment LeadsHSS Faculty welcomes the new Ethics & Integrity and People, Culture & Environment Leads

HSS Faculty welcomes the new Ethics & Integrity and People, Culture & Environment Leads

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to welcome two colleagues to the new roles of Ethics & Integrity Lead and People, Culture & Environment Lead, now headed up by Dr Claire Pierson and Professor Luca Csepely-Knorr respectively.

Posted on: 4 December 2023

Welcome to the new Leverhulme Trust Early Career FellowsWelcome to the new Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellows

Welcome to the new Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellows

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and indeed the University of Liverpool, is pleased to welcome the latest cohort of early career fellows supported by the Leverhulme Trust.

Posted on: 17 November 2023

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