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Research in our HSS Schools and Departments

Follow the links below for further information about research being undertaken in our Schools and individual Departments across the HSS Faculty.

School of the Arts

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School of the Arts

The School of the Arts is one of the country’s most exiting places to pursue research in the Arts, Humanities and creative practices. Find out why here.

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The Liverpool School of Architecture (LSA) is an internationally recognised centre for architectural and built environment research. Read why here.

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Communication and Media

Communication and Media focusses its thriving research activity on two strands, Screen Studies and Media, Politics and Society. Read more here.

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The department of English conducts research in three main areas: literature, language, and creative writing. Read more here.

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The Music department specialises in cross-repertoire, multi-disciplinary research that encompasses the broad spectrum of music studies. Find out more here.

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Find out more about the research activities within the department of Philosophy. More details here.

School of Histories, Languages and Cultures

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School of Histories, Languages and Cultures

Research covers a diverse range of subjects from the origins of man to modern day politics. Find out more here.

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Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology

The department has a long and proud history of international research in Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology. Read more here.

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Modern Languages and Cultures

In Modern Languages and Cultures, research is characterised by an interest in the global dimensions of language-based study. Read more here.

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An innovative, international and interdisciplinary approach has established the department as a leading centre for medieval, early modern and modern British, European, American and World History. Read more here.

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Irish Studies

The Institute of Irish Studies is the only one of its kind within Britain, its mission is to be the UK’s main centre for multidisciplinary research into Ireland and its world-wide relations. More details here.

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Staff in the department of Politics generate high-quality research which is relevant to communities across the world. Find out more here.

School of Law and Social Justice

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School of Law and Social Justice

The department's research generates new insights into the key legal, social and political issues of our times. Read more here.

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The Liverpool Law School's academic research is respected internationally for its rigour and significance. See why here.

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Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology

Research cover areas such as social justice, crime, health, welfare, housing, inequality and the operation of political power at local, national and global levels. Read more here.

Management School

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Management School

The School’s international experts shape world-class academic thought and make a direct impact on a wide range of organisations and institutions. Read more here.


Accounting & finance

World-calss research in corporate finance, asset pricing and market-based accounting. Read more.



Critical research in macroeconomic policy, econometrics and big data and more. Read more here.



Exploring the application and development in marketing theory to study a range of consumers, groups and industries. Read more.


Operations & supply chain management

Making original contributions to the theory and practice of OSCM since its founding in 2002. Read more.


Strategy, International Business and Entrepreneurship

Researching the creation and exploitation of advantage across boundaries. Read more.


Work, Organisation and Management

Researching human resource management, organisational behaviour and organisation studies. Read more.