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Sport Scholars Commonwealth success

LJMU's Sport Scholarship scheme is one of the leading initiatives in the UK for supporting talented students with their sporting and academic commitments....read more
30 July 2014

AHRC funds arts-based social prescribing research

Kerry Wilson of the Institute of Cultural Capital (ICC) has been awarded a grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to lead a research project on arts-based social prescribing, in collaboration with Professor Rhiannon Corcoran of the Heseltine Institute of Public Policy and Practice, University of Liverpool....read more
29 July 2014

LJMU completes national evaluation project for the NHS

LJMU has completed a national evaluation project for the NHS, assessing the effectiveness of public health materials for school-aged children....read more
25 July 2014

LJMU at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Face2Face with Sports Science are leading activities at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games as part of the BBC Get Inspired Programme. The award winning public engagement interface for LJMU's School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, is offering a range of activities at the event to demonstrate just how easy it is to lead a healthy lifestyle....read more
25 July 2014

Merseyside at War welcomes the Giants to Liverpool

As Giants roam the streets of Liverpool when the city gives itself over to Royal de Luxe's Memories of August 1914, the Merseyside at War project will be collecting memories at Liverpool Central Library. People are invited to bring diaries, letters and other memorabilia from relatives who participated in WW1 either in battle or on the Home Front which can be used in an online archive....read more
25 July 2014

Knowledge Exchange Project with Mersey Care

LJMU’s Centre for Health and Social Care Informatics (CHaSCI) has secured a knowledge exchange bursary from Mersey Care NHS Trust. This will examine new ways of supporting service users with a view to improving patient experience, health outcomes and raising public awareness. ...read more
23 July 2014

IFB event profiles LJMU spin out company, Pulmorphix Ltd

LJMU spin out company Pulmorphix and Governor Brian McCann shared their business insights with delegates at the recent Innovators Day in Central Library. The event, organised as part of the International Festival for Business, explored how innovative thinking can help a business to prosper while also delivering best practice guidance and insights on how to protect and harness intellectual property....read more
23 July 2014

Brian Epstein show to open in Leicester Square

A theatre production written by LJMU’s Andrew Sherlock about the life of Brian Epstein, ‘The Man Who Made the Beatles’, opens in London’s West End following a successful first run in Liverpool....read more
23 July 2014

Business and PR Student attends #RestartEurope event

Business and PR Student, Pili Deus, was recently selected to represent the UK at #RestartEurope, a two-day forum organised by Microsoft Italy and Italian government initiative ‘Startup Italia!’ which brought together young innovators and entrepreneurs from across Europe to contribute to the debate around the future of a digital Europe....read more
22 July 2014

Local schools experience Fashion Project catwalk show

The LJMU Fashion Project was launched last semester, between LJMU and six local schools. ...read more
22 July 2014

Fantastic opportunity: apply now to be a Student Advocate

LJMU's Outreach Team is recruiting 74 new Student Advocates this year....read more
21 July 2014

Quaternary Science Reviews pays tribute to LJMU Professor

The most recent issue of the prestigious Quaternary Science Reviews is a special issue dedicated to the memory of LJMU’s late Professor of vertebrate palaeontology Alan Turner (1947-2012)....read more
21 July 2014

Graduation review: Friday 18 July

The graduation ceremonies drew to a close on Friday 18 July, with students following health-related degrees in the Faculty of Education, Health and Community and the School of Natural Sciences and Psychology processing. Honorary Fellowships were also presented to John Bishop and Dominique Walker....read more
18 July 2014

Natural Sciences and Psychology students celebrate

As the summer Graduation Ceremonies came to an end, Natural Sciences and Psychology students celebrated receiving their awards in the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral on Friday 18 July....read more
18 July 2014

Honorary Fellowship: Dominique Walker

Dominique Walker receives her Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University on Friday 18 July 2014 in recognition of her work celebrating and empowering community diversity....read more
18 July 2014

Honorary Fellow: John Bishop

John Bishop received an Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University on Friday 18 July 2014 for outstanding contribution to the arts and the promotion of social causes....read more
18 July 2014

Education, Health and Community students excel

On the last day of this week’s Graduation Ceremonies students from the Faculty of Education, Health and Community celebrated their success....read more
18 July 2014

Students celebrate on a hot day at the Cathedral

Students from the School of Engineering, Technology and Maritime Operations, General Engineering Research Institute, and the Liverpool School of Art and Design received their awards in the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral on Thursday 17 July....read more
17 July 2014

Honorary Fellowship: Tom Murphy

Tom Murphy receives his Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University on Thursday 17 July 2014 for his outstanding contribution to art and design....read more
17 July 2014

Honorary Fellowship: Kate Richardson-Walsh

Kate Richardson-Walsh received an Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University on Thursday 17 July 2014 for outstanding contribution to sport....read more
17 July 2014

Graduation ceremonies: Thursday 17 July

Students following education-related degrees in the Faculty of Education, Health and Community graduated on the morning of Thursday 17 July. During the afternoon ceremony, it was the turn of students from the School of Engineering, Technology and Maritime Operations, the General Engineering Research Institute and the Liverpool School of Art to process. Honorary Fellowships were also presented to Karen Gallagher MBE, Kate Richardson-Walsh and Tom Murphy. ...read more
17 July 2014

Honorary Fellowship: Karen Gallagher MBE

Karen Gallagher MBE received an Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University on Thursday 17 July 2014 for outstanding services to dance....read more
17 July 2014

Education, Health and Community graduation celebration

Day four of the Graduation Ceremonies - we spoke to our inspiring graduates from the Faculty of Education, Health and Community....read more
17 July 2014

Humanities and Social Science students receive their awards

School of Humanities and Social Science students celebrated their achievements at their Graduation Ceremony in the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral on Wednesday 16 July....read more
16 July 2014

Honorary Fellowships: Deborah Aydon and Gemma Bodinetz

Executive Director Deborah Aydon and Artistic Director Gemma Bodinetz receive their Honorary Fellowships from Liverpool John Moores University on Wednesday 16 July 2014 in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the dramatic arts....read more
16 July 2014

Graduation ceremonies: Wednesday 16 July

On Wednesday 16 July, it was the turn of students from the School of the Built Environment, the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences and the School of Humanities and Social Science to graduate from the University. Honorary Fellowships were also presented to Rodney Holmes for services to the regeneration of the Liverpool city region and to Deborah Aydon and Gemma Bodinetz for their outstanding contribution to the dramatic arts. ...read more
16 July 2014

Honorary Fellowship: Rodney Holmes

Rodney Holmes received an Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University on Wednesday 16 July 2014 for services to the regeneration of the Liverpool City Region....read more
16 July 2014

More success stories from LJMU Graduation Ceremonies

Graduands from the School of the Built Environment and School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences come together to celebrate their graduation at the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral....read more
16 July 2014

Graduation ceremonies: Tuesday 15 July

Students from the School of Law and the Liverpool Screen School graduated on the morning of Tuesday 15 July, with students from the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences and the Astrophysics Research Institute processing in the afternoon. Honorary Fellowships were presented to Paul McGann and Sir Kenneth Robinson. A Corporate Award was presented to the Royal British Legion plus a University Companion Award to Eric McEvoy. ...read more
15 July 2014

Medals for Excellence to celebrate in the Graduation Ceremony

Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences and Astrophysics Research Institute students enjoyed what turned out to be a perfect day at the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral for their Graduation Ceremony....read more
15 July 2014

University Companion Award: Eric McEvoy

A University Companion Award was presented to Eric McEvoy on Tuesday 15 July 2014 in recognition of his contribution to the University during 44 years of continual service....read more
15 July 2014

Honorary Fellowship: Sir Kenneth Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson receives an Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University on Tuesday 15 July 2014 for outstanding commitment to education....read more
15 July 2014

Hunger for vegetable oil means trouble for Africa’s great apes

The vegetable oil found in your popcorn or soap might not be ape friendly, and the situation appears likely to get even worse, according to an analysis in the Cell Press journal Current Biology published on 10 July. The research was conducted by an international team of academics including LJMU's Professor of Primate Biology, Serge Wich....read more
15 July 2014

Honorary Fellowship: Paul McGann

Paul McGann received an Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University on Tuesday 15 July 2014 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the arts....read more
15 July 2014

Corporate Award: The Royal British Legion

The Royal British Legion received a Corporate Award from Liverpool John Moores University on Tuesday 15 July 2014 for services to the Armed Forces....read more
15 July 2014

Law and Screen School graduates showcasing achievements

Students from the School of Law and Liverpool Screen School, enjoyed the sunshine on Tuesday morning as they congregated at Liverpool Cathedral for their Graduation Ceremony....read more
15 July 2014

Liverpool Business School undergraduate students celebrate

The morning of Monday 14 July 2014 saw Liverpool Business School’s postgraduate students celebrate their graduation at the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. The afternoon was the turn of its undergraduate students....read more
14 July 2014

Honorary Fellowship: Jonathan Mark Falkingham MBE

Jonathan Mark Falkingham MBE receives an Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University on Monday 14 July 2014, in recognition of his services to entrepreneurship and regeneration....read more
14 July 2014

Graduation Review: Monday 14 July

Students from the Liverpool Business School and the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences graduated on Monday 14 July in the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. Jonathan Mark Falkingham MBE also received an Honorary Fellowship from the University for services to entrepreneurship and regeneration. ...read more
14 July 2014

2014 Graduation Ceremonies get underway

The morning of Monday 14 July saw the first of the 2014 LJMU Graduation Ceremonies take place at Liverpool Cathedral....read more
14 July 2014

Advancing new technological knowledge

The 9th GERI Annual Research Symposium (GARS) was opened this year by Professor Robin Leatherbarrow, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Scholarship, Research & Knowledge Transfer). The event, organised and hosted by LJMU’s post-doctoral researchers, brings together researchers from across the University working in all aspects of technology....read more
11 July 2014

Copperas Hill Design Team announced

As work begins on Copperas Hill later this summer, a team of external consultants have now been confirmed to help realise the ambitions for the site....read more
9 July 2014

Over by Christmas? Life in Liverpool during the First World War

Liverpool’s libraries are joining together this summer to present a linked exhibition in five venues, including LJMU’s Aldham Robarts Library, as part of the city’s contribution to the national centenary commemoration of the First World War. The exhibition opened on Friday 11 July and runs until Friday 26 September. ...read more
9 July 2014

Professor of Citizenship receives award in Washington DC

David Alton, Professor of Citizenship and Director of the Roscoe Foundation for Citizenship at LJMU, recently received an award for his work for human rights and particularly for minorities that are persecuted for their beliefs....read more
8 July 2014

Chemistry for All launch for local schools

A launch to mark the beginning of the exclusive Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) outreach project, Chemistry for All, recently took place at the Remonds Building. ...read more
7 July 2014

Successful FSB Summit held in conjunction with LJMU

More than 100 delegates attended the Federation of Small Businesses Summit, held in conjunction with LJMU as part of the International Festival for Business recently....read more
7 July 2014

Law firm’s open day invite to Law graduates

Law graduates, Shona Casey and Tom Riley recently attended a training contract open day at Clifford Chance, a leading international law firm....read more
3 July 2014

LJMU Good Citizenship Awards: St Helens primary schools

The achievements of 24 young good citizens from St Helens primary schools were celebrated in St Helens Town Hall on 25 June. ...read more
3 July 2014

European accreditation boost for community-based dementia care

The Innovate Dementia project’s Transnational Living Labs have been accredited by the European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL); making it the only accredited Living Lab of its type....read more
3 July 2014

Inaugural Professorial Lecture: Stephen Fairclough

In his Inaugural Professorial Lecture titled, ‘Biocybernetic loops: applied psychophysiology and human-computer interaction', Stephen Fairclough explored the unknown frontiers of affective computing, using examples of his research to explain the science, the benefits and the implications for personal privacy and identity....read more
3 July 2014

Vice-Chancellor launches Science Learning Partnership

The LJMU Science Learning Partnership has been launched by the LJMU Vice-Chancellor in the presence of over 25 schools and other representatives of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) organisations from across the region....read more
3 July 2014

Chancellor unveils £15 million University Enterprise Zone

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon George Osborne MP, visited Liverpool on 3 July to announce a package of measures to support the city’s science and transport infrastructure. ...read more
3 July 2014

Academic provides evidence to parliamentary inquiry

Criminology lecturer Dr Laura Kelly has contributed to an all-party parliamentary inquiry looking at the operation and effectiveness of the youth court and youth justice system in England and Wales....read more
2 July 2014

Career Academies partnership brings STEM to schools

Over 40 students and teachers from North West schools and colleges attended the Career Academies UK STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) day at the University's Careers Centre last week....read more
2 July 2014

Free Royal Court tickets: Bouncers

Liverpool's Royal Court theatre is offering free tickets for LJMU students to attend previews of all their shows this year. The next showing is Bouncers. ...read more
1 July 2014

Chinese painting prize winners land in Liverpool

The five winners or this year’s Chinese John Moores Painting Prize have arrived in Liverpool for a month-long residency at the Liverpool School of Art and Design, the second of its kind since LJMU started supporting the prize in 2012....read more
1 July 2014

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