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Researcher in Focus: Dr Will Slocombe

Posted on: 12 October 2021 | Category: 2021 Posts

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Our featured researcher of the month is Dr Will Slocombe, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English whose work focusses on science fiction as a repository of imagined social techniques and technologies, and ideologically-encoded visions of the future.

Institute of Popular Music Launches New Podcast

Posted on: 28 September 2021 | Category: 2021 Posts

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The Institute of Popular Music, part of the School of the Arts, has launched a brand new podcast. In this pilot episode, University of Liverpool's academics discuss the Institute's archive. In particular the collection of Robert Pring-Mill which features sound recordings, posters, albums and ephemera surrounding politically committed songs from Chile by artists including Víctor Jara and Violeta Parra.

Researcher in Focus: Christian Cooijmans

Posted on: 22 September 2021 | Category: 2021 Posts

Christian Cooijmans

Our featured researcher of the month is Dr Christian Cooijmans, who is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Languages, Cultures, and Film. Chris’ research explores the evolution and effects of viking endeavour across western mainland Europe, and examines how these activities were remembered and reinterpreted in the centuries to follow.

Get involved with engage@liverpool

Posted on: 21 September 2021 | Category: 2021 Posts

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engage@liverpool is a cross-faculty research methods initiative at the University. Interdisciplinary in character, it supports research across the social sciences, the arts and humanities and the natural, life and formal sciences by stimulating, encouraging, and promoting excellence and innovation in the area of research methods and methodology in particular.

New Project Launched Exploring the Business Operations of Lever Brothers 1900-1930

Posted on: 27 August 2021 | Category: 2021 Posts

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The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences is pleased to welcome Dr Jo Tierney who will be leading a project exploring the business practices of of Lever Brothers from 1900-1930 in the Belgian Congo (now Democratic Republic of the Congo) and the Solomon Islands.

Researcher in Focus: Hugo Lam

Posted on: 23 August 2021 | Category: 2021 Posts

Hugo Lam

This month, we are pleased to introduce Dr Hugo Lam from the University of Liverpool Management School as our featured Researcher in Focus.

Researcher in Focus: Sue Jarvis

Posted on: 16 June 2021 | Category: 2021 Posts

Sue Jarvis

Our featured researcher this month is Sue Jarvis, Co-Director of the Heseltine Institute for Public Policy, Practice and Place. Find out more about her work at the Institute on improving local residents' access to policy making and her leading role in helping to shape Liverpool's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Meet the University of Liverpool's Virtual Heritage Fellows

Posted on: 13 May 2021 | Category: 2021 Posts

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The University of Liverpool has, for the first time, created a Virtual Fellowship, offered to researchers at select partner universities, and specialising in the area of Heritage, one of the University's institutional research themes. Here, we are proud to introduce our first cohort of Virtual Fellows.

Researcher in Focus: Dr Nicola Bermingham

Posted on: 20 April 2021 | Category: 2021 Posts

Nicola Bermingham

Our featured researcher this month is Dr Nicola Bermingham, Lecturer in Hispanic Studies. Nicola joined the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures in 2017. She is a specialist in Sociolinguistics; her research interests include education, migration, and minority languages.

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    Researcher in Focus: Dr Will Slocombe

    Posted on: 12 October 2021 | Category: 2021 Posts

    will-slocombe

    Our featured researcher of the month is Dr Will Slocombe, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English whose work focusses on science fiction as a repository of imagined social techniques and technologies, and ideologically-encoded visions of the future.

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