"school of life sciences" blog posts
Science in San Francisco
George Carter is a third year Microbiology student in the School of Life Sciences. Here he tells us about his experiences on a placement at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), which have confirmed his desire to pursue a career in research.
Posted on: 11 January 2024
A new approach to Alzheimer’s disease with Neuro-Bio
Adam Khan is a third year Pharmacology student in the School of Life Sciences. Here he tells us about his experiences on an industrial placement with Neuro-Bio, a biotechnology company, and the valuable insights he gained.
Posted on: 12 December 2023
Life as a 2+2 student
Sernyen Mah is a third year Microbiology student in the School of Life Sciences. Here he tells about his experiences studying at both XJTLU and Liverpool as a 2+2 student, and winning the Microbiology Society Prize for his performance during his second year.
Posted on: 8 December 2023
Microbiology Society Studentship: summer science
Holly Richardson is a third-year undergraduate student from the School of Life Sciences. This summer she spent 8 weeks on a Microbiology Society Harry Smith Vacation Studentship in the Hinton Lab. Here she tells us about the highlights.
Posted on: 7 November 2023
Brilliant Bodies – You are what you eat!
Charlotte Dean is a third year undergraduate student in the School of Life Sciences. Here she tells us about her summer internship with the Faculty’s Public Engagement team, including running summer science clubs for children at Victoria Museum and Gallery.
Posted on: 19 September 2023
Graduation 2023: Ivana Kobakova
Ivana Kobakova was asked to speak on behalf of her cohort at the School of Life Sciences' summer graduation ceremony, We spoke to Ivana about her time in Liverpool and her future plans.
Posted on: 3 August 2023
From summer placement to publication
With winter coming to an end and student placements rapidly approaching, we look back to last year, when six undergraduate students joined Professor Dan Rigden’s group for a Summer Research Studentship.
Posted on: 27 March 2023
Student awarded Microbiology Society Prize 2022
Zuzanna Nawrocka, a third year Microbiology student has been awarded with a Microbiology Society Undergraduate Prize 2022. Undergraduate Microbiology prizes are awarded annually to the undergraduate student, in each qualifying institution, who performs best in microbiology in the second year of a Bachelor's degree.
Posted on: 10 October 2022
How do Komodo dragons keep warm?
My name is Meghan Hill and I am a final year MBiolSci student studying biological sciences. I am particularly interested in the field of animal behaviour and am currently undertaking a 1-year internship with the Behaviour and Welfare department at Chester Zoo while also completing my Master's studies.
Posted on: 14 March 2021
Life Sciences Employability Week
Life Sciences Employability Week (LSEW) 2020 ran across the week beginning 23 November, with a total of 20 online events open to all students across the School of Life Sciences and School of Psychology.
Posted on: 11 December 2020