Liam completed a BA in History from the University of Liverpool (2013 - 2016), and went on to complete a Museum and Heritage Studies MA in conjunction with Liverpool Hope University and National Museums Liverpool (2016 - 2017).


Liam began his PhD studentship in October 2018 as a full-time PGR student, working in conjunction with the University of Liverpool and the British Library. His research involves the chronicling of a century of British 'military victimhood' following the cessation of the First World War, and the interrogation of both print and digitally produced cultural artefacts captured within British Library collections. Liam's research also involves the development of methodological practices for working with large mixed collections in order to assist the British Library in better understanding the value, challenges and limitations of their contemporary print and digital media archives.

Thesis title

Mediating Militarism: Chronicling 100 years of of British 'military victimhood' from print to digital, 1918-2018