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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

Lost collection of human fossils found

A treasure trove of important human fossils has been discovered by a team of scientists from the Natural History Museum, including LJMU’s Dr Isabelle De Groote....read more
30 June 2014

Embedding enterprise in education

“What is it to be enterprising in different disciplines?” That question was posed by Neil Coles, NCEE Enterprise Educator of the year 2013, during the recent ‘Enterprise in the Classroom’ staff development event....read more
26 June 2014

LJMU mooters crowned national champions

The mooting team from the School of Law have been crowned champions of the 43rd English-Speaking Union/Essex Court Chambers national mooting competition....read more
26 June 2014

Summer Start-Up Challenge: Finance, legality and confidence

Josie Sommer, an intern in LJMU’s Marketing and Corporate Communications Department catches up with the Summer Start-Up Challenge participants at a training day....read more
25 June 2014

Celebrating teaching and learning at LJMU

Education and Academic Quality Services recently hosted an event to celebrate the achievements of teaching and learning and learner support staff - recognising their continuing contribution to the student learning experience....read more
25 June 2014

Fashion students inspire the economy

Fashion students, past and present, stole the show at the recent Women Inspiring the Economy Conference, which was powered by Women 1st in conjunction with the International Festival for Business....read more
24 June 2014

MIA finalist is first equity crowdfunded university spin-out

Pulmorphix, a spin-out from Liverpool John Moores University has been named as a finalist for the 2014 Merseyside Innovation Awards (MIA). The company was selected by a cross-section of the business community and will now go head-to-head with two other companies at a prestigious event at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Liverpool on 10 July....read more
24 June 2014

A taster of life as a student midwife

Sixty Year 12 students recently attended the LJMU Midwifery Taster Day which featured a talk about admissions onto the degree programme, information on life as a student midwife and 10 practical demonstrations including observing a birth, caring for a new born baby and measuring blood loss....read more
24 June 2014

Teaching and Learning Excellence Award Winners

Vice-Chancellor Professor Nigel Weatherill and Professor Peter Byers, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) presented the University’s awards for excellence during this year’s Teaching and Learning Conference....read more
23 June 2014

Celebrating best practice in teaching and learning

LJMU’s 2014 Learning and Teaching Conference provided staff with a forum to share and discuss innovative and effective teaching, learning and assessment practices, and to explore findings from teaching-related research....read more
23 June 2014

Sports science travel north and south with public engagement

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences recently took part in the most ambitious and successful Universities Week to date, as they exhibited their public engagement programme Champion Science, in partnership with the University of Kent, at the Natural History Museum...read more
23 June 2014

LJMU Astronomers discover a hole in the local universe

Astronomers from LJMU’s Astrophysics Research Institute have found strong evidence that our own Milky Way galaxy sits at the centre of a large hole or void stretching out in all directions to a vast distance of some 700 million light years! These results will be presented at a major international conference in Estonia’s capital this week....read more
20 June 2014

Screen School poet scoops prestigious writing award

Poet and lecturer in Creative Writing, Andrew McMillan has won a Northern Writers’ Award for Poetry....read more
20 June 2014

Cameron will be PM after next election says Heseltine

Lord Heseltine is confident that David Cameron will win next year’s election, with Nigel Farage and UKIP falling off the radar as voters focus more on who can best lead the country and manage the economy rather than immigration and Europe. ...read more
19 June 2014

Teaching matters

Apply now for courses starting in September 2014. Whether you want to join the teaching profession or you are already working in the education sector, LJMU has the courses you need to succeed as an inspirational primary or secondary teacher. ...read more
18 June 2014

Students rise to business start-up challenge

Eighteen entrepreneurial LJMU students are planning to set up 12 new business ventures during the International Festival for Business. ...read more
18 June 2014

Conservation chair at University of Amsterdam for LJMU Professor

LJMU Professor of Primate Biology, Serge Wich has been appointed an Honorary Professor at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), where he will be researching the conservation of the great apes. This will use fundamental and applied research to study their behaviour and distribution as well as the threats they face....read more
18 June 2014

LJMU research in X-Ray imaging contributes to prestigious award

Professor Jonathan Jarvis and Dr Robert Stephenson from the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences have worked with colleagues at the University of Manchester and the University of Liverpool to produce the first 3D images of the cardiac conduction system in whole hearts. ...read more
17 June 2014

Creative Writing student is this year’s Pulp Idol

Each year, the next stars of fictional writing are given a chance to shine during Writing on the Wall Festival’s Pulp Idol competition. This year's winner was Craig Whittle, a final year BA (Hons) Creative Writing student from LJMU with his noir Liverpool crime thriller, 'Driven to Rust'....read more
17 June 2014

Charles Kennedy calls on Scotland to remain part of the Union

Charles Kennedy, former leader of the Liberal Democrats and current Member of Parliament for Ross, Skye and Lochaber, argued against Scottish independence at the Adelphi Hotel recently. Speaking as part of LJMU’s Roscoe Lecture Series, Kennedy’s views opposed those that were presented by Alex Salmond MSP as part of the Series back in 2012....read more
16 June 2014

Minister visits new £7m Liverpool Science Park building

The Minister of State for Universities and Science has visited the new wing at Liverpool Science Park and met with a number of thriving businesses. The Rt Hon David Willetts MP met with Liverpool Science Park board member and LJMU Vice-Chancellor Professor Nigel Weatherill and toured the new four-storey, 40,000 sq ft building. ...read more
16 June 2014

Political consensus the way forward, says Mexican Ambassador

Forget clichéd standoffs. Mexico is now showing that it is possible for political parties from across the political spectrum to work together to transform their country and the prospects of current and future generations, says the Ambassador of Mexico, His Excellency Diego Gómez Pickering....read more
12 June 2014

Prestigious teaching award for Assistant Academic Registrar

LJMU has been awarded its seventh 'University Oscar' or National Teaching Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy. The Fellowship goes to Dr Clare Milsom, Assistant Academic Registrar for Education and Academic Quality Services....read more
12 June 2014

Launch of International Physical Literacy Association

LJMU is now a co-founder of the International Physical Literacy Association which is an organisation focused on 'creating a global community committed to physical literacy'....read more
11 June 2014

First hand experience for Forensic students in Bucharest

Twenty eight Level 5 Forensic Science students have recently returned from an insightful trip to Bucharest – a joint venture between LJMU’s School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences and The Institute of Legal Medicine Mina Minovici....read more
11 June 2014

Film symposium welcomes international Visiting Professor

Expanding their established collaboration for the Liverpool Film Seminar the teaching teams from Film Studies (LJMU’s Screen School) and Communication and Media (University of Liverpool) jointly organised a one day-symposium entitled 'TV is the New Cinema: Exploring the Erosion of Boundaries between two Media'....read more
10 June 2014

Universities Week: Sports Science at the Natural History Museum

Leading sports scientists from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and the University of Kent will be on hand to answer questions at the Natural History Museum on Wednesday 11 June as part of Universities Week....read more
9 June 2014

Experience new Mondrian exhibition for free at Tate Liverpool

If you are a student or member of staff you qualify for free entry for yourself (and a friend) to all ticketed exhibitions. This brand new exhibition, Mondrian and his Studios: Abstraction into the World, which commemorates the 70th anniversary of the artist’s death, provides fresh insights into Mondrian’s practice and explores his relationship with architecture and urbanism....read more
9 June 2014

First migration of farmers revealed by ancient human DNA

The clues of the origins of modern society have been revealed through research conducted by LJMU’s Lecturer in Forensic Anthropology, Dr Eva Fernández-Domínguez, together with co-authors from four Spanish institutions, who have analysed the ancient human DNA of the first Near Eastern farmers....read more
6 June 2014

Staff and Student Citizenship Awards

Vice-Chancellor Professor Nigel Weatherill and Professor David Alton, Director of the Foundation for Citizenship, presented Citizenship Awards to the following staff and students during an intimate ceremony at the University....read more
6 June 2014

Research taken to Transylvania credit union conference

Research looking at the international reputation of credit unions, undertaken by LJMU reached Romania when Dr Paul A Jones from the Research Unit for Financial Inclusion in the Faculty of Education, Health and Community made a keynote address at the national credit union conference held in Poiana Brasov, Transylvania....read more
5 June 2014

Take part in a careers webinar this summer

The World of Work Careers Centre’s Career Essentials Webinars are proving to be a big hit with students who are delighted with the flexibility they offer. Running over the summer, the sessions are a must if you want to succeed in the graduate job market....read more
4 June 2014

Charles Kennedy MP on the case against Scottish independence

The debate on the future of Scotland comes to Liverpool with a lecture from Charles Kennedy, former leader of the Liberal Democrats and current Member of Parliament for Ross, Skye and Lochaber....read more
4 June 2014

Higher Education Academy showcase LJMU module

An expression of interest from Senior Lecturer, Dr Nicola Smith, using Social Enterprise module as a case study, has been accepted by the Higher Education Academy....read more
4 June 2014

Winners announced for LiverpoolSU Teaching Awards

The annual LiverpoolSU teaching Awards took place last week and were a fantastic success. Over 730 nominations were received from students, with a total of 391 teams and individual members of staff being nominated for an award....read more
4 June 2014

Level 6 students Kickstart their careers

This four day programme is running over the summer to help students make the transition into the graduate jobs market by equipping them with the skills they will need to secure their desired career....read more
3 June 2014

Student achievements recognised at Degree Show

Liverpool School of Art and Design’s annual Degree Show opened on Thursday 29 May to celebrate the achievements of its talented final year students....read more
2 June 2014

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