Postdoc Appreciation Week 2019

Postdoc Appreciation Week 2019 took place 16-20 September. During this week universities and institutions joined as one in recognising and celebrating the value and accomplishments of our diverse postdoctoral researcher communities.

Events and activities

Find out below about the exciting activities that took place across the University during this week as well as activities that took place in our neighbouring University of Manchester. Our University collaborated with the University of Manchester in sharing all local activities available for postdocs and wider research staff during this week.

Saying thank you

Colleagues were given the opportunity to say thank you to a postdoc colleague with some specially designed thank you cards on our Show Your Appreciation page.

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University of Liverpool Programme

Friday 13 September

Postdoc Appreciation Week Connect

16.00 onwards


Donnan Building;
Chemistry Café

Come along and meet up with your fellow researchers from the School of Physical Sciences in an early celebration of Postdoc Appreciation Week 2019 – pizza provided, bring your own bottle.

Alison Savage and Helen Cauldbeck


Tuesday 17 September

IPHS and Psychology Posters, Coffee and Cake



502 Flex 2 (next to Student Guild)


All staff across institutes are invited to join IPHS and Psychology postdocs for their celebration event. IPHS and Psychology postdocs are presenting posters showcasing their work. Drop in for chat and enjoy cake, tea and coffee. Cakes also available to buy - proceeds will go to a local charity. Feel free to bring along a cake donation for our stall! Poster prizes to be won!

Janette Greenhalgh


IGH Infographics Session



Sherrington Building;
Sherrington PC Centre




Ben McGrae from the Centre for Innovation in Education will lead this interactive workshop, aimed at giving you the tools to make better PowerPoint presentations, posters and graphical abstracts / infographics.

Ben will introduce you to some of the free software programs available to make infographics as well as discussing making content accessible to all.

All welcome but registration is essential - book here.

Nicola Beesley
Ian Wilson

Wednesday 18 September

School of Physical Sciences Postdoc Seminar Series Launch



Central Teaching Hub;
Lecture Theatre C

The School of Physical Sciences are hosting the first in a series of Postdoctoral seminars, aimed at giving postdocs the opportunity to give a seminar style talk about their work. Networking and refreshments to follow.

Alison Savage and Helen Cauldbeck


Friday 20 September

ITM Coffee Morning



Sherrington Building; Physiology Common Room

The Institute of Translational Medicine are hosting a coffee morning in honour of Postdoc Appreciation Week.

Kriti Gupta


Tour of the Life Sciences Building



Biosciences Building

Ever wondered what goes on behind closed doors? On this tour you’ll get to see the greenhouses on the roof of IIB, the insectaries and the genome facilities.

Booking is essential - book a place.

Ian Wilson