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Are your Meningitis C and other vaccinations up-to-date?

It is very important that you look after your health and this includes ensuring that you are registered with a doctor close to where you live and that you have had all the recommended immunisations....read more
22 October 2014

Health graduates celebrate

On the afternoon of Thursday 27 November, students from the Faculty of Education, Health and Community graduated at the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. During their ceremony, an Honorary Fellowship was also presented to Ian Meadows OBE DL in recognition of his outstanding contribution to business and the civic life of the city....read more
27 November 2014

Honorary Fellow: Ian Meadows

Ian Meadows OBE DL received an Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University on Thursday 27 November 2014 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to business and the civic life of the city....read more
27 November 2014

Hats off to the Faculty of Education, Health and Community

At the first of the day's Graduation Ceremonies, education students from LJMU's Faculty of Education, Health and Community collected their certificates at Liverpool Cathedral. ...read more
27 November 2014

Honorary Fellow: Sir Jon Murphy

Sir Jon Murphy QPM received an Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University on Thursday 27 November 2014 in recognition of his exceptional services to policing and community relations....read more
27 November 2014

International Public Health student wins scholarship

Postgraduate student Dr Joshua Arthur, was recently successful in his application for a highly coveted award from the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme....read more
26 November 2014

Successful collaboration benefits LJMU and Meyer Group

LJMU’s Food Academy has again benefitted from a successful collaborative partnership with cookware manufacturer Meyer Group....read more
26 November 2014

Health interventions in the natural environment

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences and the Faculty of Education, Health and Community have in partnership, gained a successful match funded PhD with The Mersey Forest to explore the health benefits of outdoor interventions, providing key research to the Natural Health Service....read more
26 November 2014

Baroness Kennedy QC: Searching for justice in an unjust world

Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, one of the UK’s most distinguished lawyers, will talk about the search for justice in an unjust world for the last Roscoe Lecture of 2014....read more
21 November 2014

PhD students’ international welcome

Thirty Liverpool Business School doctoral students and their families came together last week to celebrate studying in Liverpool and being part of a thriving international postgraduate community....read more
20 November 2014

Win a pair of tickets: NACUE Student Enterprise Conference 2015

LJMU will host the NACUE (National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs) student enterprise conference on Saturday 31 January and Sunday 1 February 2015....read more
20 November 2014

LJMU lecture highlights two Liverpool stories of heroism

The Secretary of the Liverpool Pals Memorial Fund and a Liverpool Pals researcher delivered a moving Roscoe Lecture entitled ‘Two Stories of Heroism - Chavasse and the Liverpool Pals.’...read more
18 November 2014

New Brighton memories captured in new exhibition

Liverpool pensioners’ memories of New Brighton have been captured by LJMU students to form part of a new exhibition at the Museum of Liverpool....read more
18 November 2014

LJMU announces new Honorary Fellows

LJMU has released details of the Honorary Fellowships to be conferred during its November graduation ceremonies. The recipients are the Chief Constable of Merseyside Police, the Chief Executive of Liverpool’s oldest manufacturer, RS Clare and Co Ltd, and the Managing Director of Classic FM....read more
17 November 2014

'Try it Out' funding for great student business ideas

LJMU’s Centre for Entrepreneurship’s ‘Try it out’ awards are now open to current LJMU students who have a potentially viable business idea....read more
17 November 2014

Rise in young people presenting to HIV services in the north west

The Centre for Public Health at Liverpool John Moores University have released the latest figures on HIV/AIDS in the north west of England. Findings show that young people aged 15-24 accounted for 14% of those new to services in 2013 which is the equivalent of two young people presenting to services each week. Each year has seen continuing cases among young men who have sex with men (MSM) and over half of MSM aged under 25 living with HIV in the North West were new to services in 2013....read more
17 November 2014

Survival strategies of the Ice Age

A team of international researchers, including Professor Joel D. Irish from Liverpool John Moores University have discovered the youngest human remains ever found in the North American Arctic, which could lead to new thinking about how early societies were structured....read more
17 November 2014

Andrew Miller MP delivers inaugural Women in STEM lecture

Andrew Miller MP visited LJMU to deliver the inaugural Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Lecture on Wednesday 12 November....read more
14 November 2014

STFC Award for LJMU astronomers

The Astrophysics Research Institute (ARI) has been awarded a Consolidated Grant totalling £1.4m from the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to support their ambitious portfolio of astrophysics research from 2015 to 2018. The award will help astronomers at ARI to maintain their leading international position using astronomical data from world-class observational facilities, including the Liverpool Telescope....read more
14 November 2014

Essential employment experience with Backstage@Bosch

Backstage@Bosch is a unique one day work shadowing experience at Bosch in Liverpool....read more
12 November 2014

Law students debate drugs decriminalisation issue

There’s nothing like a burning topic to get people talking and at this year’s LJMU Student Law Debating competition, in association with the Inner Temple, eight School of Law students debated the pros and cons of decriminalising drugs in the UK....read more
12 November 2014

LJMU celebrates National Care Leavers Week

LJMU welcomed 40 students (aged 13 to 22) from across the North West who are currently looked after by their local authority either in residential or foster care....read more
12 November 2014

Merseyside at War Project would like to hear from you

LJMU's Merseyside at War 1914-1918 Project was launched earlier this year and now features a website to honour the part played by the people of Merseyside who lived, worked or fought during the First World War....read more
11 November 2014

World record attempt for fastest human powered vehicle

Sports scientists from Liverpool John Moores University, the University of Liverpool and Liverpool Hope University have helped to select riders to take on the World Human Power Speed Challenge, due to take place in September 2015....read more
10 November 2014

Improving how medicines are managed in the NHS

The first research collaboration in the UK between a hospital, university and community pharmacist is taking place through a unique project from LJMU, the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust and LloydsPharmacy. ...read more
10 November 2014

Win ticket to conference for entrepreneurs and innovators

LJMU’s Centre for Entrepreneurship with NACUE (National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs), has three free tickets up for grabs for LeanConf14 on Monday 17 and Tuesday 18November at The Comedy Store, Manchester....read more
6 November 2014

Collaboration to celebrate Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month 2014, LJMU's Outreach team held a collaborative event showcasing students’ talents whilst focusing on the topic of African and Black History....read more
6 November 2014

Global Entrepreneurship Week: business advice surgeries

To coincide with Global Entrepreneurship Week, LJMU’s Centre for Entrepreneurship is running a series of business advice surgeries for students at various locations across the University....read more
6 November 2014

School Direct team set up 'Polish Village'

22 trainee teachers (School Direct route) have been working with the John Paul II Polish Supplementary School in Liverpool to create a 'Polish Village' for local young people with Polish Heritage....read more
6 November 2014

Free Royal Court tickets: Scouse of the Antarctic

Liverpool's Royal Court theatre is offering free tickets for LJMU students to attend previews of all their shows this year....read more
4 November 2014

Start-up firms and public receive free legal advice from LJMU

LJMU’s School of Law will be providing free legal advice to members of the public and start-up businesses as part of a new service....read more
4 November 2014

Student advice for staying safe

Liverpool is a safe UK city. However, like in any city around the world, crime does unfortunately occur. We hope that your time at LJMU will be an enjoyable and rewarding experience but it pays to be aware of your personal safety....read more
31 October 2014

Making healthy ageing a medical reality

LJMU academics joined international scientists at the House of Lords to seek support for research that will make healthy ageing a medical reality. Representing the British Society for Research on Ageing (BSRA), Dr Graeme Close and Professor Claire Stewart raised the profile of this research which is linked to LJMU’s Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences (RISES)....read more
31 October 2014

Workshop helps students get more out of insider research

Over 80 academics, doctoral students and editors from 11 key academic journals gathered at LJMU to participate in this year’s Insider Research and Reflective Practice Workshop, organised to help doctoral students get more out of their practitioner-led research....read more
31 October 2014

Students impress and come top for North West in Cisco Challenge

Students from the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences recently competed in the first Cisco University Challenge, showcasing their programming and business innovation skills. The students came second out of 20 teams, gaining the top place for a North West University, with Cisco commenting that they were ‘really impressed by the standard of the solutions’ the students created....read more
30 October 2014

The 2011 summer riots: Courts accused of ‘collective hysteria’

A review of sentencing following the 2011 English riots has shown that sentences were much harsher than first realised. Research published in The British Journal of Criminology, carried out by LJMU’s Dr Carly Lightowlers, Lecturer in Criminal Justice, found that the courts got caught up in a similar kind of collective hysteria to the people who acted out of character during the riots....read more
30 October 2014

Vikings appoint LJMU PhD student as nutritionist

Professional rugby league club Widnes Vikings have appointed LJMU PhD student James Morehen as the Club’s new nutritionist as part of their partnership with the University....read more
29 October 2014

Strong support for TAE from key UK employers

The Faculty of Technology and Environment (TAE) recently held their 9th annual ‘Employers Open Day’, focussing on career and placement opportunities for students, with nearly 40 companies and seven professional bodies attending including Kier Group plc, ISG plc, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)....read more
29 October 2014

LJMU’s Wellbeing Choir: open to staff and students

LJMU's Wellbeing choir, which is open to both students and staff, will be meeting again from Monday 3 November....read more
29 October 2014

Business students prepare for placements

Nearly 400 students currently researching their work placements, attended Liverpool Business School’s Placements Fair....read more
29 October 2014

Unite Foundation pledges to support more students

As a partner in the Unite Foundation, LJMU is pleased to announce the Foundation has secured £8.5 million in new funding – safeguarding the future of the charity into 2021....read more
28 October 2014

The ground-breaking dietary intervention for the racing community

The health and wellbeing of jockeys has always been an issue, with many choosing to undertake severe food and drink restrictions along with unhelpful weight control practices. These are extremely dangerous for the physical and psychological health of jockeys as well as impairing their riding performance, but now LJMU sports scientists are offering a solution, with high profile jockeys praising the research....read more
27 October 2014

Get fit for free and in style at city centre gym

Free membership to Lifestyles fitness centres has just got better with the opening of the refurbished Millennium Lifestyles located on Victoria Street in Liverpool city centre....read more
24 October 2014

The football performance environment: Nigel Adkins, Reading FC

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences began the first in the series of industry expert Question and Answer sessions for students with Reading Football Club Manager, Nigel Adkins....read more
23 October 2014

100% renewable electricity for LJMU

The amount of electricity generated from renewable sources has increased year on year since 2009, and in 2013 it delivered nearly 15% of the UK's electricity supply....read more
23 October 2014

Statistics Resource & Support Centre: on confidence in maths

LJMU has launched the Statistics Resource & Support Centre, based in the Aldham Robarts Library. The service supports students and staff with any statistics or numeracy-related query, aiming to improve their confidence and attainment in statistics....read more
22 October 2014

New School specific Career Planning Guides out now

The new School specific editions of the LJMU Career Planning Guides are available now....read more
22 October 2014

Are your Meningitis C and other vaccinations up-to-date?

It is very important that you look after your health and this includes ensuring that you are registered with a doctor close to where you live and that you have had all the recommended immunisations....read more
22 October 2014

Psychology and Business Schools give students the employment edge

LJMU Marketing students are gaining first-hand, research-led knowledge of consumer psychology through a new module that is already proving to increase their employability. ...read more
21 October 2014

Ice hockey players undergo state-of-the-art screening at LJMU

The Manchester Phoenix first team squad has taken part in a state-of-the-art cardiac screening programme at LJMU to discover the effects of ice hockey on the heart....read more
20 October 2014

New PhD scholarships: apply now

New PhD scholarships: Apply now for three year fully-funded and fees-only scholarships. ...read more
20 October 2014

Baroness Amos discusses challenges of the UN

Baroness Valerie Amos, Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, United Nations, delivered a Roscoe Lecture entitled ‘The role of the United Nations in a world riven by conflict, poverty and hunger.’...read more
17 October 2014

In memoriam: Graham McLean

It is with great sadness that the University announces the death of Graham McLean who worked as a lecturer in Applied Physics at LJMU for over 35 years....read more
17 October 2014

Important security information: 'Phishing' emails

'Phishing' emails targeting students are very common at term start and around the main student loan instalment dates. However, they do happen at other times of the year too. ...read more
17 October 2014

£1000 Business Awards for final year students

LJMU is looking for two outstanding final year students who can demonstrate their success and act as role models to others across Merseyside, including LJMU students....read more
16 October 2014

Launch of Journal of Greek Media and Culture

The Journal of Greek Media and Culture is a new interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that aims to provide a platform for debate and exploration of a wide range of manifestations of media and culture in and about Greece. Founding editor and Film Studies senior lecturer Dr Lydia Papadimitriou organised and chaired a launch event....read more
15 October 2014

Listen to Terence Davies in conversation for free

Liverpool’s Homotopia Festival, one of LJMU's cultural partners, continues with its ground-breaking series of public events by bringing acclaimed filmmaker, Terence Davies back to the city in November, and LJMU students have an opportunity to snap up free tickets worth £8....read more
15 October 2014

Student midwives host study day to launch society

The LJMU Midwifery Society, organised and devised by LJMU students, launched its first event; a study day focusing on issues in midwifery today....read more
15 October 2014

The Mono Supercar from conception to production

As part of Design/Innovation/Media Week, LJMU announces a Keynote Lecture by a Senior Designer from Briggs Automotive Company....read more
15 October 2014

ARI research helps explain exploding stars puzzle

New research published in the journal Nature, using highly-detailed radio-telescope images, has pinpointed the locations where a stellar explosion called a nova emitted gamma rays, the most energetic form of electromagnetic waves. The discovery, together with models originally developed at LJMU’s Astrophysics Research Institute (ARI), revealed a probable mechanism for the gamma-ray emissions - a phenomenon that has mystified astronomers since first observed from a nova in 2012....read more
14 October 2014

New international students: register now for Lord Mayor's welcome

Are you an international student who has just joined LJMU this academic year? If so, you are invited to a special Welcome to Liverpool event for international students....read more
10 October 2014

World Mental Health Day 2014

World Mental Health Day is the annual global celebration of mental health education, awareness and advocacy. LJMU is running a range of activities designed to celebrate good mental health and encourage us all to look at what we can do to maintain and promote positive wellbeing. ...read more
9 October 2014

The First World War: Myth and Reality

An audience of more than 160 attended Professor Gary Sheffield’s lecture entitled 'The First World War: Myth and Reality'....read more
8 October 2014

Safe Taxi Scheme launched for students

In conjunction with Alpha Taxis, LiverpoolSU is pleased to announce the launch of Liverpool’s first ‘Safe Taxi’ scheme....read more
8 October 2014

Divided we fall: Valerie Amos on the role of the United Nations

Baroness Valerie Amos, Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, United Nations discusses the role of the United Nations in a world riven by conflict, poverty and hunger....read more
8 October 2014

New scheme encourages people with autism to engage in sport

A research team from the Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences (RISES) are working in partnership with the Wirral Autistic Society (WAS) on a new scheme designed to encourage more people with autism spectrum conditions to engage in sport. The scheme is called AutismAbility and is funded by a grant awarded to Wirral Autistic Society by Sport England....read more
7 October 2014

In memoriam: Chris McGoldrick

It is with great sadness that the University announces the death of Chris McGoldrick who worked in the School of Humanities and Social Science for twenty years....read more
7 October 2014

Improve your fitness and wellbeing with Healthy Halls

Healthy Halls is a free 12 week programme of events designed especially for you to improve your health and wellbeing....read more
6 October 2014

Forthcoming ARI member receives Royal Society Fellowship

The Royal Society has announced the appointment of Dr Rob Crain as one of 43 University Research Fellows for 2014, and he will soon begin his fellowship at LJMU's Astrophysics Research Institute....read more
2 October 2014

New book places employability at the heart of learning

A new criminal justice text book co-authored by LJMU employability experts which aims to offer a one-stop guide to becoming employable is being used as a core text by School of Law students....read more
2 October 2014

Roscoe Lecture review: John Fleming

John Fleming, Executive Vice President Europe of Ford Motor Company, presented his Roscoe Lecture at St George's Hall on 1 October....read more
2 October 2014

Award-winning author opens Writing 101

Man Booker shortlisted author, Alison Moore opened LJMU’s first 'Writing 101' event, with a selection of readings from her work and an account of her journey as a writer....read more
1 October 2014

Report shows decrease in Greater Manchester A&E violence

A new report from LJMU’s Centre for Public Health has found that the number of violence-related incidents in Greater Manchester Accident and Emergency (A&E) departments has fallen by 22%....read more
1 October 2014