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Researcher in Focus: Dr Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez

Posted on: 11 February 2022 | Category: 2022 Posts

Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez

Our featured researcher of the month is Dr Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez, a Reader in the Department of Architecture whose work focuses on how the efficient collaboration between advanced technology and traditional techniques can provide innovative sustainable and human-centred architectural design.

Heseltine Institute Announces a New Co-Director

Posted on: 11 February 2022 | Category: 2022 Posts

The Heseltine Institute for Public Policy, Practice and Place is pleased to announce that Professor Catherine Durose has been appointed as a new Co-Director, working alongside existing Co-Director Sue Jarvis.

Watch ‘The Trouble with Tombs’ heritage public lecture

Posted on: 17 January 2022 | Category: 2022 Posts

Ruth Nugent

In January 2022, Dr Ruth Nugent delivered our Heritage-theme public lecture, ‘The Trouble with Tombs’, exploring the ways people have encountered and understood the ancient dead in Britain since the 7th century. Watch a recording of this online lecture here.

Researcher in Focus: Belinda Tyrrell

Posted on: 17 January 2022 | Category: 2022 Posts

Belinda Tyrrell

Our featured researcher of the month is Belinda Tyrrell, Research Associate at the Heseltine Institute for Public Policy, Practice and Place. Learn more about her research supporting inclusive growth and public service innovation here.

Researcher in Focus: Dr Will Shankley

Posted on: 16 November 2021 | Category: 2021 Posts

Will Shankley

Our featured researcher of the month is Dr Will Shankley, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Law whose work focuses on migration, asylum, race, and modern slavery.

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.

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    Researcher in Focus: Dr Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez

    Posted on: 11 February 2022 | Category: 2022 Posts

    Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez

    Our featured researcher of the month is Dr Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez, a Reader in the Department of Architecture whose work focuses on how the efficient collaboration between advanced technology and traditional techniques can provide innovative sustainable and human-centred architectural design.

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