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Latest updates: REF 2029Latest updates: REF 2029

Latest updates: REF 2029

Following the initial consultation on the FRAP proposals (Future Research Assessment Programme), the four funding councils issued an update on plans for the next assessment, with some significant amendments to the original proposal, most importantly that the next REF will be REF 2029.

Posted on: 8 December 2023

HSS Faculty welcomes the new Ethics & Integrity and People, Culture & Environment LeadsHSS Faculty welcomes the new Ethics & Integrity and People, Culture & Environment Leads

HSS Faculty welcomes the new Ethics & Integrity and People, Culture & Environment Leads

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to welcome two colleagues to the new roles of Ethics & Integrity Lead and People, Culture & Environment Lead, now headed up by Dr Claire Pierson and Professor Luca Csepely-Knorr respectively.

Posted on: 4 December 2023

Welcome to the new Leverhulme Trust Early Career FellowsWelcome to the new Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellows

Welcome to the new Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellows

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and indeed the University of Liverpool, is pleased to welcome the latest cohort of early career fellows supported by the Leverhulme Trust.

Posted on: 17 November 2023

Horizon Europe: new funding and collaboration opportunities on their wayHorizon Europe: new funding and collaboration opportunities on their way

Horizon Europe: new funding and collaboration opportunities on their way

With the UK now back as an Associated Country for Horizon Europe, new funding and collaboration opportunities are opening up. In this blog, Maëlle Gibbons-Patourel, Senior Research Development Manager with oversight of our Horizon Europe portfolio, explains what these opportunities are, and what support is available at the University.

Posted on: 13 November 2023

Cultural Heritage, Digital Archiving and Virtual Experiences: the work of ArCHIAM in Oman and IndiaCultural Heritage, Digital Archiving and Virtual Experiences: the work of ArCHIAM in Oman and India

Cultural Heritage, Digital Archiving and Virtual Experiences: the work of ArCHIAM in Oman and India

Dr Giamila Quattrone, Lecturer in Architecture and ArCHIAM Centre Co-Director, shares exciting updates on how the latest in digital and photogrammetry technology is bringing two projects, one in Oman and one in India, to life for researchers and the public, no matter where they are.

Posted on: 3 November 2023

Researcher in Focus: Dr Vera Slavtcheva-PetkovaResearcher in Focus: Dr Vera Slavtcheva-Petkova

Researcher in Focus: Dr Vera Slavtcheva-Petkova

In this Researcher in Focus blog, we are pleased to feature Dr Vera Slavtcheva-Petkova, a Reader in Global Journalism and Media in the Department of Communication and Media. Vera's work focusses on global journalism, its current state worldwide, and the safety of journalists around the world.

Posted on: 30 October 2023

The University of Liverpool's Grand Celebration of Liverpool’s Mosaic Cultural HeritageThe University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool's Grand Celebration of Liverpool’s Mosaic Cultural Heritage

On Tuesday, 25th July 2023, the illustrious Leggate Theatre at the Victoria Gallery and Museum resonated with the melodies and tales of Liverpool's vibrant cultural tapestry. An extraordinary gathering took place, highlighting the interactions and synergies between the diverse communities of Merseyside. This cross-cultural infusion has spurred the birth of novel and exhilarating cultural practices in the region.

Posted on: 25 October 2023

Fostering Interdisciplinarity and Creative Methods: Showcasing CHASEFostering Interdisciplinarity and Creative Methods: Showcasing CHASE

Fostering Interdisciplinarity and Creative Methods: Showcasing CHASE

CHASE – the Centre for Health, Arts, Society and the Environment provides an interdisciplinary platform at the University of Liverpool. It fosters collaborative research with a focus on health, medical and environmental concerns. On July 13th 2023 we hosted a welcome event that showcased examples of projects across the Centre.

Posted on: 17 October 2023

Research ethics for academics & studentsResearch ethics for academics & students

Research ethics for academics & students

In this blog, meet HSS ethics lead Louise Hardwick as she discusses the core elements of research ethics, for academics and students alike, and how good ethical practice leads to good research practice.

Posted on: 14 August 2023

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