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 2031 ambitions.

    How research at Liverpool is shaping policy

    We work with communities, citizens, and those affected by policy challenges – to provide the insights, learnings and solutions to shape policy, at local, national and global levels. Watch this video to find out how we're making an impact around the world.

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