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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Opportunity to Contribute to Alder Hey Public Engagement Project

Posted on: 8 February 2019 | Category: 2018 Posts

Could you contribute a pop-up workshop or exhibition to be held in the atrium of Alder Hey Children's Hospital?


Researcher in Focus: Dr Alex Buchanan

Posted on: 5 February 2019 | Category: 2018 Posts

Meet this month’s Researcher in Focus, Dr Alex Buchanan and learn about her academic inspiration and her latest research projects, ‘Architecture and Society in an Age of Reform’ and ‘Tracing the Past’.


Researchers in Focus: Jo Meehan & Bruce Pinnington

Posted on: 21 January 2019 | Category: 2018 Posts

Meet this month's Researchers in Focus Researchers in Focus: Jo Meehan & Bruce Pinnington, both from the Management School. They have extensive professional backgrounds in procurement and commercial management working for global organisations, experiences which have shaped their academic research interests.


Supporting Research Through Mentoring

Posted on: 19 December 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

If you are interested in supporting a colleague to enhance their research through mentoring, we are looking for volunteers to use their expertise and experience to help others to explore their professional goals, help them make plans to work towards their goals and encourage individual action.


Staff [and Students] Invited to Room for Improvement at Tate Exchange

Posted on: 30 November 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

Stretch yourself physically, mentally and creatively at our upcoming Tate Exchange event: Room for Improvement, 10 – 16 December 2018.


Researcher in Focus: Dr Nick Webb

Posted on: 30 November 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

Meet this month's Researcher in Focus, Dr Nick Webb and find out more about how he's using the latest digital scanning technologies to unlock the secrets of medieval architects and stone masons.


Digital Humanities & Social Sciences Network Introductory Meeting

Posted on: 14 November 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

The University of Liverpool’s Digital Humanities & Social Sciences Research Network brings together multidisciplinary researchers from across the Faculty that are interested in digital tools and technologies and their uses, applications and social impacts.


New Call: Staff Invited to Apply for University Enterprise Investment Fund

Posted on: 9 November 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

Staff are invited to apply now for the next round of the University Enterprise Investment Fund. Awards of up to £100,000 are available to de-risk technologies or explore commercial opportunities developed at the University for commercialisation projects which typically lead to a licence deal or spin-out. The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 27 November.


Did You Go? Plop Up Dog Poo Family Fun Day Proves Very Poop-ular

Posted on: 9 November 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

On 27 October 2018 Dr Chris Pearson from the Department of History hosted an eye-wateringly fun event exploring the history of urban dog poo to educate and entertain both young and old alike.


Don’t Miss This Trio of Tate Exchange Events from the University of Liverpool

Posted on: 12 October 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

Coming up over the next couple of months is a trio of fascinating week-long activities from University of Liverpool researchers at Tate Liverpool, all part of the highly successful Tate Exchange programme of workshops and activities. Covering topics as diverse as refugee migrations, the impact of higher education on older learners and the wellbeing benefits of graphic novels, Read on to find out more about what’s happening and how you can get involved here.


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