Recently-Funded COVID-19 Research Projects
Take a look at some of the research projects from Faculty colleagues that have been successful in securing funding to help tackle the Coronavirus and its impacts.
Culture at Home
The University and our Faculty are responding to the COVID-19 crisis in lots of ways. Amongst them is this collection of apps, activities and teaching tools to help keep us entertained and learning during lockdown.
Being Alone Together: Developing Fake News Immunity
Challenging fake news, Dr Elena Musi is fighting the “infodemic” by helping the media and public build ‘fake news immunity’, after securing more than £200,000 of UKRI funding.
Lives on Hold: Our Stories Told
A collaborative research project exploring the legal and social impacts of COVID-19 on young unaccompanied asylum-seekers in England.
Stay Home Stories
An AHRC-funded collaborative project seeking to understand the significance of the home and how it has mobilised, experienced and imagined during and after the lockdown.
Resisting Dystopia: A Science Fiction Reading List
Science Fiction Collections librarian and University teacher Phoenix Alexander has curated a selection of science fiction texts that will help you survive - and thrive!" - in our dystopian present.
Studying the Impact of COVID-19 Policy Decisions in Real-Time
Studying major policy changes, and their impacts, in real time is not something our academics get to do every day. But that's just what Professor Sally Sheard is able to do in this exciting project.
Effectiveness of Government Policies in Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak
Professor Costas Milas of the Management School assesses the quantitative impact of government interventions on deaths related to the COVID-19 outbreak.
COVID-19: Heseltine Institute Policy Briefs
How will the Liverpool City Region respond to COVID-19, one of the greatest public policy challenges faced in a generation? The Heseltine Institute For Public Policy, Practice and Place have put together a series of briefing notes on possible solutions.
Academic Law and the Pandemic Response
Dr Amel Alghrani and colleagues have been applying their legal skills to projects helping with the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Children’s Rights
A series of briefing notes from Members of the European Children’s Rights Unit.
The Shadow Pandemic
Professor Sandra Walklate, Professor Barry Godfrey and Dr Jane Richardson investigate the challenges posed by the lockdown in responding to domestic abuse.
The Impact of Restricted Access to Arts & Culture
Investigating how restricted access to arts and culture in the Liverpool City Region has impacted on public mental health and innovation in arts provision.
COVID-19 and Racialised Risk Narratives in Ghana, Kenya and South Africa
How language used by governments, the media and others contributed to the racialisation of the risk narratives around COVID-19 in Ghana, Kenya and South Africa.