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Paul Boniface, Secretary of the National Trust, Delivers the 2021 Heritage Keynote Lecture

Posted on: 28 January 2021 | Category: 2018 Posts

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Paul Boniface, Secretary of the National Trust, joined us at the University of Liverpool on 27 January 2021 to deliver the Heritage Research Theme's keynote lecture. If you were unable to join us on the day, you can watch the talk and the subsequent Q&A session here.

Researcher in Focus Dr Patrícia Rossini

Posted on: 18 December 2020 | Category: 2018 Posts

Patricia Rossini

Meet this month's researcher in focus, Dr Patrícia Rossini. Patrícia is an inaugural Derby Fellow in the Department of Communication and Media. Her work is broadly focused on the democratic threats and opportunities posed by digital media.

Researcher in Focus Dr Laura Sandy

Posted on: 18 November 2020 | Category: 2018 Posts

Laura Sandy

This month's Researcher in Focus is Dr Laura Sandy, Senior Lecturer in the History of Slavery in the Department of History and the Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of International Slavery and Unfree Labour (CSIS). Laura has recently been appointed as the Liverpool University Press’ new editor for the series: “Studies in International Slavery.” Find out more about her work with CSIS and about her research on American slavery, race, resistance, and the law, which has been funded by the ESRC, Leverhulme, British Academy, and a variety of universities and educational institutes in the United States.

PGRs: Get Involved In The Latest Podcasts From The Sustainable & Resilient Cities Research Theme

Posted on: 4 November 2020 | Category: 2018 Posts

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Following on from the successful first series of podcasts, 'Emerging from Covid-19 Stronger: Perspectives from the Liverpool Doctoral Community', PGRs from across the University are invited to take part in series two, focussing on doing a PhD during a global pandemic.

Tate Exchange Research Talk series: What is research?

Posted on: 24 September 2020 | Category: 2018 Posts

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Join our partners Tate Liverpool for a week-long series of online talks to learn more about research at Tate Exchange and beyond. This is the first series of programmes dedicated to the questions, methods, findings and sharing of research activity at Tate Exchange and relating to practice-led research in the museum.

Researcher in Focus: Dr Sophie Oliver

Posted on: 15 September 2020 | Category: 2018 Posts

Sophie Oliver

This month's Researcher in Focus is Dr Sophie Oliver, Lecturer in Modernism at the Department of English. Find out more about here work specialising in modernist and postwar writing by women and her 2020 AHRC New Generation Thinkers award.

Research & Impact Academic Year in Review 2019-20

Posted on: 16 July 2020 | Category: 2018 Posts

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This academic year has seen so many great achievements across the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences in terms of research and impact success that there’s no way we can capture them all here. We can, however, share some selected highlights…

Congratulations to Colleagues Across the Faculty: Recent Funding Wins

Posted on: 9 July 2020 | Category: 2018 Posts

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It is with great pleasure we are able to share another selection of fantastic funding wins from colleagues across the Humanities & Social Sciences Faculty.

Management School Hosts Successful Online International RUC-APS Workshop

Posted on: 1 July 2020 | Category: 2018 Posts


The International RUC-APS Workshop, “Enhancing and Implementing Knowledge Based ICT Solutions within High Risk and Uncertain Conditions for Agriculture Production Systems”, was held online from 12th -29th May 2020, coordinated by Dr Jorge Hernández as part of the RUC-APS Project.

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