"researcher in focus" blog posts

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.


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.


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.


Meet the HSS Faculty Impact Team

Posted on: 23 March 2021 | Category: 2018 Posts

The four PDRAs

Helping our researchers identify, record and share the real-world impact of their work, meet the HSS Faculty impact team and find out more about who they are and what they do.


Researchers in Focus: Dr Michael Robinson and Dr Katherine Roscoe

Posted on: 23 March 2021 | Category: 2018 Posts

Dr Michael Robinson and Dr Katherine Roscoe

This month, we are pleased to feature two early career researchers from the Humanities & Social Sciences Faculty, Dr Michael Robinson and Dr Katherine Roscoe. Michael and Katherine are Co-Chairs of the Research Staff Association, and here they reflect on their research and their involvement in the University’s researcher community.


Researcher in Focus: Dr Warren Donnellan

Posted on: 23 February 2021 | Category: 2018 Posts

Warren Donnellan

This month’s Researcher in Focus is Dr Warren Donnellan, Lecturer in the Department of Psychology and Institutional Lead for Heritage and Wellbeing research.


Researcher in Focus: Dr Elena Musi

Posted on: 1 February 2021 | Category: 2018 Posts

Elena Musi

Meet this month's researcher in focus, Dr Elena Musi. Elena is a Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence and Communication at the Department Communication and Media. Her expertise lies at the interface between theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Communication Studies and Artificial Intelligence.


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.


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 recently awarded AHRC New Generation Thinkers award.


Researcher in Focus: Dr Birte Gippert

Posted on: 21 April 2020 | Category: 2018 Posts

Birte Gippert Head shot

Meet our latest Researcher in Focus, Dr Birte Gippert, and find out more about her fascinating work that focuses on international post-conflict peacebuilding.


Researcher in Focus: Professor Josie Billington

Posted on: 17 February 2020 | Category: 2018 Posts

Professor Josie Billington

Meet our latest Researcher in Focus, Professor Josie Billington, Professor in the Department of English and Impact Lead for the School of the Arts, and find out more about her work on Victorian literature and how literature can influence mental health.


Researcher in Focus: Ardern Hulme-Beaman

Posted on: 7 January 2020 | Category: 2018 Posts

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Say hello to Ardern Hulme-Beaman, our latest Researcher in Focus. Ardern is based in Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology and his research focuses on exploring adaptations of animals to anthropogenic environments.


Researcher in Focus: Phillip Brooker

Posted on: 11 November 2019 | Category: 2018 Posts

Philip Brooker

Meet this month’s Researcher in Focus, Dr Phillip Brooker. Phillip’s wide-ranging research includes human/computer interaction, the philosophy of science and Science and Technology Studies.


Researcher in Focus Ruth Nugent

Posted on: 24 October 2019 | Category: 2018 Posts

Ruth Nugent

Meet this month's Researcher in Focus, Dr Ruth Nugent, an archaeologist specialising in Britain’s mortuary cultures from the 5th century AD onwards, with a particular interest in the inherited dead. She has recently been awarded a prestigious UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship at the University of Liverpool.


Researcher in Focus: Professor Sandra Walklate

Posted on: 27 August 2019 | Category: 2018 Posts

Sandra Waklate

Meet Professor Sandra Walklate, the University of Liverpool's Eleanor Rathbone Chair of Sociology and recently elected President of the British Criminology Society and learn more about her research, including into violence against women and improving policy and practitioner responses to such violence.


The Centre for Digital Humanities and Social Science Networking Lunch

Posted on: 22 August 2019 | Category: 2018 Posts

Digital Humanities Networking Lunch Blog Header

The Centre for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences team are holding a networking lunch on Monday 4th November 12-3pm in the School of the Arts Library, 19 Abercromby Square.


Researcher in Focus: Professor Mike Gordon

Posted on: 22 July 2019 | Category: 2018 Posts

Mike Gordon

Meet this month's researcher in focus, Professor Mike Gordon, Professor of Constitutional Law in the Liverpool Law School. His main research area is UK constitutional law, theory, and reform, with a particular focus on the role of Parliament in the constitution.


Researcher in Focus: Dr James Organ

Posted on: 24 June 2019 | Category: 2018 Posts

James Organ

Meet this month's researcher in focus, Dr James Organ from the Liverpool Law School, and find out more about his work looking at the emergence of new forms of democracy and access to justice.


Researcher in Focus Rachael Wiseman

Posted on: 7 May 2019 | Category: 2018 Posts

Rachael Wiseman

Say hello to this month's Researcher in Focus, Dr Rachael Wiseman, Lecturer in Philosophy, and find out more about her work focusing on some of the 20th century's most significant women philosophers.


Researcher in Focus - Dr Sam Solnick

Posted on: 24 April 2019 | Category: 2018 Posts

Sam Solnick

Meet this month's researcher in focus, Dr Sam Solnick, a lecturer in the Department of English, specialising in contemporary literature.


Researcher in Focus: Dr Cat Mahoney

Posted on: 13 March 2019 | Category: 2018 Posts

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Meet this month's researcher in focus, Dr Cat Mahoney, one of the University of Liverpool's inaugural Derby Fellows in Communication and Media.


Researcher in Focus: Dr Alex Buchanan

Posted on: 5 February 2019 | Category: 2018 Posts

Alex Buchanan and baby

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

Jo Meehan & Bruce Pinnington

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.


Researcher in Focus: Dr Nick Webb

Posted on: 30 November 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

Nick Webb

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.


Researcher in Focus: Dr Lisa Shaw

Posted on: 14 September 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

This month’s Researcher in Focus is Dr Lisa Shaw, whose research covers Brazilian cultural history and popular culture. She recently organised a film club at the Lar Sao Joao de Deus nursing home in the town of Itaipava in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Researcher in Focus: Dr Claire Pierson

Posted on: 22 August 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

Claire Pierson

Meet this month's researcher in focus, Dr Claire Pierson from the Department of Politics and learn more about her research and most recent projects.


Researcher in Focus: Professor Michael Hauskeller

Posted on: 5 July 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

michael hauskelle

Meet Researcher in Focus Professor Michael Hauskeller, Head of Department, Department of Philosophy, and discover more about his current research projects.


Researcher in Focus: Professor Caroline Gatrell

Posted on: 27 June 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

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This month's Researcher in Focus is Professor Caroline Gatrell, Associate Dean of Research in the Management School. Caroline's research centres on work, family and health. From a socio-cultural perspective, she examines how working parents (both mothers and fathers) manage the boundaries between paid work and their everyday lives.


Researcher in Focus: Dr Craig Haslop

Posted on: 29 May 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

Craig Haslop head shot

This month’s researcher in focus is Dr Craig Haslop, Lecturer in Media in the Department of Communication and Media. Read on to learn more about his current research projects at the University addressing concerns about harassment on social media.


Career Challenges in the Medical Humanities

Posted on: 8 May 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

Medical Humanities Career Seminar Logo

This seminar, run by Jane Macnaughton, Professor of Medical Humanities at Durham University and Director of the University’s Centre for Medical Humanities (CMH), will look at the challenges and opportunities of working in the medical humanities for PGRs and ECRs.


Researcher in Focus: Professor Mark Boyle of the Heseltine Institute for Public Policy, Practice and Place

Posted on: 30 April 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

Mark Boyle

Meet Professor Mark Boyle and learn more about the University of Liverpool's Heseltine Institute for Public Policy, Practice and Place.


Researcher in Focus: Dr Aoife Daly

Posted on: 15 February 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

Aoife Daly headshot

Meet this month’s researcher in focus, Dr Aoife Daly, Senior Lecturer at the School of Law of the University of Liverpool, and find more about her recent research projects.


Researcher in Focus: Professor Barry Godfrey

Posted on: 5 January 2018 | Category: 2018 Posts

Barry Godfrey

Barry Godfrey is Professor of Social Justice at the School of Law and Social Justice, part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.