Tag Archives: University of Liverpool

Pint of Science festival returns to Liverpool between 9 and 11 May, 2022: Tickets now on sale

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 19-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool, a public research university, has announced that the Pint of Science festival, an annual science festival taking place in pubs, bars and cafés in 30 countries across the world, is … Read the full press release

Shantanu Kundu, a medical student at University of Liverpool, selected as a baton bearer for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 15-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool, a public research university, has announced that its medical student Shantanu Kundu will be the baton bearer for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The honour comes following a nomination from … Read the full press release

Die University of Liverpool kündigt die Rückkehr der familienfreundlichen Veranstaltungen von Meet the Scientists im World Museum in Liverpool an

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) LIVERPOOL, 14-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Die University of Liverpool, eine öffentliche Forschungsuniversität, hat den Start ihrer interaktiven „Meet the Scientists“-Veranstaltungen für die Saison 2022 in Liverpool angekündigt Weltmuseum an diesem Wochenende. Die neue Saison, die sich an ein Familienpublikum … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool announces the return of Meet the Scientists family friendly events at the World Museum, Liverpool

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 14-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool, a public research university, has announced the launch of its 2022 season of interactive ‘Meet the Scientists’ events at Liverpool’s World Museum this weekend. Aimed at a family audience, with … Read the full press release

Professor Dame Margaret Whitehead of the University of Liverpool will lead an independent review into potential ethnic bias in the design and use of medical devices in the UK

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 7-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool, a public research university, has announced that its professor of public health Dame Margaret Whitehead will be leading a review into potential ethnic bias in the design and use of … Read the full press release

Carbon Counts exhibition opens at University of Liverpool’s Liverpool School of Architecture (LSA) from February to May 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 31-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool, a public research university, has announced that its School of Architecture will host an exhibition that will explore the embodied carbon of some of the most common contemporary building materials, … Read the full press release

New Kick It Out Scholarship Programme at University of Liverpool’s Management School to support under-represented ethnic minorities in the UK

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 8-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool, a public research university, has announced that its Management School will be partnering with Sky and Kick It Out for the launch of the Kick It Out Scholarship Programme aimed … Read the full press release

NIHR funded project that involves Universities of East Anglia, Leicester and Liverpool to help reduce the number of cases of flu in care homes

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 21-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool, one of the six original ‘red brick’ civic universities, has announced that its researchers are part of a new project to increase the number of care home staff that take … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool awarded grants to create anti-viral surface technologies to break chain of COVID transmission

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool announces that its has joined a consortium to develop new anti-viral technology that will limit the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) from touching contaminated surfaces in areas such as hospitals, train … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool’s Professor of Neurosurgery Michael Jenkinson to lead Sir John Fisher / Royal College of Surgeons of England’s Surgical Trials in Liverpool

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 25-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Liverpool announces that Michael Jenkinson, Professor of Neurosurgery at its Department of Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology, has been appointed as the Sir John Fisher / Royal College of Surgeons of England … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool leads new global project on understanding the effects of COVID-19 on the brain

(PRESS RELEASE) LIVERPOOL, 16-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — A new global project has been established to better understand how and why COVID-19 affects the brain. The COVID-Neuro Global programme, led by the University of Liverpool in cooperation with five leading research … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool to provide world-leading maths education with new specialist maths school

LIVERPOOL, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University has received approval from the Department of Education to establish a specialist maths school which will provide world-leading maths education for young people from all backgrounds who have a passion for mathematics. The … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool and Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust appoint Professor Gregory Lip to lead new Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science

LIVERPOOL, 18-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Liverpool and Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have appointed Professor Gregory Lip as part of a new initiative to establish an internationally-leading Centre for Cardiovascular Science in the Merseyside … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool researchers awarded £73k grant to help identify brain imaging biomarkers for drug treatment response in epilepsy

LIVERPOOL, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from the University of Liverpool have been awarded a £73k grant from Epilepsy Research UK to help identify brain imaging biomarkers for drug treatment response in epilepsy. Dr Simon Keller, from the University’s Institute Of Translational Medicine, … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool Professor Susan Dawson appointed independent non-executive director at Pets at Home Group Plc

LIVERPOOL, 23-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Susan Dawson has been appointed as an independent non-executive director at Pets at Home Group Plc, the UK’s leading pet care business. Susan, who is also Dean of the University’s Institute of Veterinary Science, has strong Board … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool PhD student Raquel Medialdea crowned third in the national final of FameLab Spain

LIVERPOOL, 23-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A passionate and engaging talk about Ebola saw University of Liverpool PhD student Raquel Medialdea crowned third in the national final of FameLab Spain, which celebrates effective science communication in young scientists. Watched by a … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool to explore and assess the mental health and well-being of football players

LIVERPOOL, 02-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Liverpool has launched a new study to explore and assess the mental health and well-being of academy and professional football players. The subject of mental health in football is an area that has … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool: Single genetic change in Salmonella plays key role in the devastating epidemic of bloodstream infections in sub-Saharan Africa

LIVERPOOL, 02-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists at the University of Liverpool have identified a single genetic change in Salmonella that is playing a key role in the devastating epidemic of bloodstream infections currently killing around 400,000 people each year in sub-Saharan … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool to lead international research project to transform early detection of diabetic eye disease

LIVERPOOL, 01-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Liverpool is to lead on a £1.15 million international research project to help transform early detection of diabetic eye disease in developing countries. Researchers from the University of Liverpool, St Paul’s Eye Unit at the Royal Liverpool University … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool’s Department of Music part of project aiming to enhance student employability through the introduction of new digital initiatives

LIVERPOOL, 11-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Liverpool’s Department of Music will join five other universities as part of a £1million project aiming to enhance student employability through the introduction of new digital initiatives. The Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) Ensemble+ scheme received … Read the full press release

New exhibition explores the troubled lives of eighteenth and nineteenth century convicts at London Metropolitan Archives

LIVERPOOL, 11-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new exhibition exploring the troubled lives of eighteenth and nineteenth century convicts, produced in collaboration with the University of Liverpool’s Digital Panopticon Project, opens on Monday. Criminal Lives, 1780-1925: Punishing Old Bailey Convicts, runs at the … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool researchers to lead a multinational complex clinical challenges project on tuberculosis

LIVERPOOL, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from the University of Liverpool have been awarded approximately £1.8m to lead a multinational research consortium seeking to define the best and safest treatments for patients who require treatment for tuberculosis (TB) whilst receiving second-line antiretroviral therapy … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool: New £35 million facility for Liverpool International College to open in September 2019

LIVERPOOL, 28-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction has started on the new £35 million facility for Liverpool International College with a ground-breaking ceremony on site. The facility, due to open in September 2019, will be the first under construction in Knowledge Quarter … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool and Royal Canin complete the largest ever international weight loss trial in dogs

LIVERPOOL, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On average overweight dogs lose an average of 11% of their bodyweight when enrolled on a weight loss trial according to researchers who have conducted the largest international multi-centre weight study. Obesity is the most common … Read the full press release

Lobbying by University of Liverpool’s European Children’s Rights Unit (ECRU) leads to amendments seeking to protect children post Brexit

LIVERPOOL, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Amendments to the Government’s EU Withdrawal Bill that aim to protect children post Brexit have been tabled by a Labour MP, following lobbying by the University’s European Children’s Rights Unit (ECRU) in collaboration with leading children’s charities, The Children’s … Read the full press release

Three new appointments to University of Liverpool senior leadership team

LIVERPOOL, 24-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University has announced three new appointments to its senior leadership team. Professor Louise Kenny has been appointed to the role of Executive Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. An alumna of the University’s School of … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool: food policies could avert hundreds of thousands of deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the United States

LIVERPOOL, 07-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New research conducted by the University of Liverpool and partners shows that food policies, such as fruit and vegetable subsidies, taxes on sugar sweetened drinks, and mass media campaigns to change dietary habits, could avert … Read the full press release

Scientists to look at new ways of dealing with digestive issues in people living with cystic fibrosis

LIVERPOOL, 09-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists from around the world are being led by the University to look at new ways of dealing with digestive issues in people living with cystic fibrosis. Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is an inherited genetic condition … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool study shows that phage therapy is highly effective in treating chronic respiratory tract infections

LIVERPOOL, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists from the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Infection and Global Health have shown that phage therapy could offer a safe and effective alternative to antibitotics in the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis lung infections. Chronic lung … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool researchers find that annual number of norovirus cases in the UK at 800,000 more than previously estimated

LIVERPOOL, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from the University of Liverpool have found that the annual number of estimated number of norovirus cases annually in the UK is approximately 800,000 greater than previously estimated. Norovirus is the commonest cause of gastrointestinal … Read the full press release