4th Research Staff Conference

4th Research Staff Conference
University of Liverpool
29th May 2012

Research and Society: Engagement, Impact & Partnership

This year's conference will open with a keynote presentation from Professor Lu-Yun Lian, Chair of the Concordat Implementation Group (CIG). Professor Lian will highlight the role of CIG in the research staff development agenda, present work that has already taken place and future plans.

In addition, Professor Dinah Birch, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange will discuss with participants the role of research staff in the University's research environment and the REF2014.

** Have you got a question for the panel Q&A at 11.30 - 12.20? **
Submit your question anonymously here (by 28th May 2012)

What will you gain from attending:

  • Receive information about the latest University plans on research practice and research staff development
  • Explore public engagement activities and identify benefits and challenges towards your research career
  • Discuss research impact, how to demonstrate it and how to benefit in own research practice
  • Add your comments and views on processes available to support research staff and engage with the University's senior management
  • Meet other university research staff and share your experiences with staff from all faculties of the university


Research Staff across all disciplines. The conference is free of charge to University of Liverpool staff

Conference Themes:

Theme 1: Research Staff and Public Engagement - what to consider and how to benefit Click here for more information and session description

Theme 2: Demonstrating Impact in our Research; From Research Themes to REF2014 and personal aspirations Click here for more information and session description

Conference Organising Committee:

Dr Omid Alizadehkhaiyat, Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine
Dr Louise Dennis, Computer Science
Dr Rui Fa, Electrical Engineering and Electronics
Dr Alexey Ganin, Chemistry
Dr Marco Giardiello, Chemistry
Dr Erol Hasan, Chemistry
Dr Christos Petichakis, Educational Development Division
Dr Petteri Pusa, Physics
Dr Xiaofeng Wu, Chemistry
Dr Adam Wyner, Computer Science

Venue Information:

The Foresight Centre
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Building no: 359
Square: C9/C10

Feedback from last year (2011):

A very productive event with useful information and the opportunity to talk to other researchers in the University
The Q&A panel discussion was excellent, many topics raised that relate to my professional development
Good selection of topics and workshops, informal interaction with presenters
I have attended all previous conferences, very useful forum to discuss topics around research staff development

Celebrating Success

From 6-19 January 2020, the N8 Research Partnership entered the new decade with a celebration of the rising research stars of the N8 universities - the ‘New Pioneers’ of research in the North.

University of Liverpool N8 New Pioneers

Colleagues from across our University nominated some of our early careers researchers who have worked on unique and ground-breaking research, or are creating real-world impact, with innovative thinking or new discoveries. These (below) are now being featured by N8 as 'Ones to Watch'.

Andrew Hacket Pain

Bruce Pinnington

Eva Caamano Gutierrez


Micaela Matta  Pete Glen Walley