Energy centre on University of Liverpool campus

Research at Liverpool

Creating global solutions to improve health, create wealth and ensure social justice.

Research themes

The University’s research themes focus on interdisciplinary research areas with a breadth and critical mass of research excellence. They are important to meeting our Strategy 2026 ambitions.

Supporting the transition to net zero in Liverpool City Region

Our researchers are harnessing their academic expertise to support businesses and organisations in the city region to reach the City Council's net zero target. They are developing collaborative projects with proven low carbon and commercial value.

Research highlights:

Unlocking the mystery of fibromyalgia Woman sitting with her head in her hands, in pain

Fibromyalgia treatment

Read about our research that is working towards transforming treatment options for patients.

Pancreatic cancer testing patient having pinprick blood test

Pancreatic cancer testing

Identifying patients who have developed type 3C diabetes as early as possible is vital to improving pancreatic cancer survival rates. History Whisperer exhibit at St Georges Hall

The History Whisperer

We are leading the development of engaging architectural heritage visitor experiences.