Tag Archives: University of Liverpool

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

Handheld prototype for early detection of sepsis receives additional funding

LIVERPOOL, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Liverpool spin-out company, Sepsis Limited has secured further funding support to test a point of care diagnostic tool for the early detection of sepsis. The Small Business Research Initiative for Healthcare (SBRI Healthcare), … Read the full press release

JanUary: University of Liverpool research shows that eating prunes as part of a healthy life-style diet can improve weight loss

LIVERPOOL, 09-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (Monday, 9 January) sees the beginning of the national ‘JanUary’ campaign (formerly known as National Obesity Awareness Week) which runs until Sunday, 15 January. JanUary, with a strapline of ‘do something good for U’, is … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool clinical pharmacology training scheme renewed by the Medical Research Council (MRC)

LIVERPOOL, 25-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A highly successful University scheme to train “high flyers” who are likely to become future leaders in academia and industry has been renewed by the Medical Research Council (MRC). The North West England MRC Clinical Research … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool’s Materials Innovation Factory (MIF) announces number of new academic appointments

LIVERPOOL, 25-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The University’s Materials Innovation Factory (MIF) has announced a number of new appointments who will deliver its academic programme. The £68 million facility, due to open in 2017, will revolutionise materials chemistry research and development by … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool identifies the mechanism causing resistance of pancreatic cancer cells to chemotherapy

LIVERPOOL, 25-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A pioneering University of Liverpool research team have published a study that identifies the mechanism in the human body that causes resistance of pancreatic cancer cells to chemotherapy. Pancreatic cancer is one of the leading … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool developed blueprint for controlling the packing of porous molecules into pre-designed structures

LIVERPOOL, 24-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists at the University of Liverpool have developed a blueprint for controlling the packing of porous molecules into pre-designed structures, such as 1-D nanotubes and 3-D networks. Such control over the solid state structure of materials … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool research reveals challenges in introducing new devices and diagnostics into health services

LIVERPOOL, 02-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A researcher from the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease, has published a paper about the challenges faced in introducing new devices and diagnostics into health services. Dr Paul Knox, Reader, Eye and … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool’s Professor Anthony Hollander presented Regenerative Medicine evidence to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee

LIVERPOOL, 22-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Anthony Hollander, from the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Integrative Biology, has presented evidence to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee on Regenerative Medicine. Professor Hollander is a leading expert in stem cell biology … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool’s Professor Matthew Rosseinsky awarded European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant

LIVERPOOL, 20-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Matthew Rosseinsky from the Department of Chemistry has been awarded a prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant.  His grant is one of five ERC grants awarded to the University in 2015. ERC schemes, which are … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool’s Professor Michael Brada recipient of lifetime achievement award by the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)

LIVERPOOL, 20-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Michael Brada from the University’s Institute of Translational Medicine has been given a prestigious life time achievement award by the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO). The award, which was presented at the 35th … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool launched new app to explore the history of its iconic redbrick Victoria Building

LIVERPOOL, 04-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A new app has been launched to explore the history of the University of Liverpool’s iconic redbrick Victoria Building, now home to the Victoria Gallery & Museum (VG&M). The app sheds light on the history of the Waterhouse-designed … Read the full press release