Massive congratulations to Hiu Chun Kam - an undergraduate studying architecture who recently won the 2017 Grand Challenge [ Bit.ly Link ]
A massive thank you to everyone who has already donated money to our National Student Survey charities! We wanted to share this video with you so you can see how your money will be used by Claire House Children's Hospice to help children like Abigail and Harrison: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Abigail and Harrison’s story, told by Sheridan Smith

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University of Liverpool
02/17/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
Jean Lee (née Matsell) graduated with a BA Hons in English Language and Literature in 1948.

65 years later, Daisy Lee, Jean's granddaughter, followed in her grandmother's footsteps, studying English at the University. Read Daisy's story: [ Bit.ly Link ]
University of Liverpool
02/16/2017 at 15:37. Facebook
Liverpool has been voted the kindest city in the UK bit.ly/2kqTAgi
University of Liverpool
02/16/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
New York Times best-selling author, George Saunders, is coming to the University to read from his novel Lincoln in the Bardo. Find out who else is headlining our Miriam Allot Visiting Writing Series: [ Bit.ly Link ]
University of Liverpool
02/16/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
"Children who move into poverty are more likely to suffer from social, emotional and behavioural problems than children who remain out of poverty." #CPAGUK #TheLancetPH

Full article here [ Bit.ly Link ]
University of Liverpool
02/15/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
We know spending money on printing isn’t great, which is why we spoke to our print supplier. Printing is now 50% cheaper as a result of your feedback. Tell us what else you would change at the University here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
University of Liverpool
02/14/2017 at 10:13. Facebook
Happy Valentine’s Day!

This Valentine poem was written by The Day of the Triffids author, John Wyndham, to Grace Wilson. The pair married in 1963, having been partners for around 30 years: [ Liverpool.ac.uk Link ]

Photo: By courtesy of The University of Liverpool Library; reference number Wyndham/8/4/1.
“To have an exhibition in my home town at the University’s Victoria Gallery & Museum is an honour beyond my wildest imaginings and if you want to see how far my wildest imaginings can go, come to the exhibition.”

First major retrospective of Liverpool-born 2000AD, DC and Marvel comic book artist and writer, John Higgins comes to the Victoria Gallery and Museum
“The Bechdel Test was named after this writer, who created it in order to show how women are marginalised in fiction. The test asks whether a work of fiction features at least two women or girls who talk to each other about something other than a man or boy. It is speculated only half of all films pass this test.” Sam, from the University of Liverpool Library, talking about her top pick for...
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Applications are now open for the ScottishPower Foundation Scholarship, which is awarded to students who plan to study a master's course related to energy or the environment: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Kelly Reynolds is a ScottishPower Foundation Scholar. Kelly said: “Receiving the Scottish Power IBERDROLA Scholarship has meant such a great deal. It has allowed me to stay at a university I love without...
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Author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, John Boyne, is coming to the University to talk about his new book - The Heart's Invisible Furies [ Bit.ly Link ]
Did you know the world’s first radio transmission was made in August 1894 by our very own Professor of Physics, Sir Oliver Lodge?

Photo: By courtesy of The University of Liverpool Library; reference number D115/2.
My year at Virgin Media - an interview with business studies student Mark Rodmell, who spent a year in industry [ Bit.ly Link ]
Your Rainbow Laces photos for #LGBT History Month are fantastic! If you haven’t heard about Rainbow Laces, it’s a campaign that aims to tackle homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in sport.
Becoming an Expert: Madeleine Brasier is a third year PhD student who is studying the biology of #Antarctic marine worms.

Read more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Tell us what you think about your University experience: [ Bit.ly Link ]

To say thanks for completing the National Student Survey, we’ll give you £3 in print credit or donate £3 to Claire House Children's Hospice and The Basement Advisory Centre.
“We are at the forefront of cancer research.…with each year we are helping to conquer different #cancer types…the battle goes on and we continue to raise awareness at all levels.”

Professor Sarah Coupland interviewed on #bbcmerseyside about the #cancer research taking place in #Liverpool on the eve of #WorldCancerDay

Listen to the interview here [ Bbc.in Link ] (25m 49s) and to find out...
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Computer Scientists will be discussing the future of human and machine collaboration in the company of artist, Cécile B. Evans, at Tate Liverpool.

In Conversation’ with Professors Michael Fisher and Karl Tuyls is a free event taking place on Saturday, 4 February, from 3 to 4pm, at Tate Liverpool in the Albert Dock.

To book a place: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Your Rainbow Laces photos for #LGBT History Month are fantastic! If you haven’t heard about Rainbow Laces, it’s a campaign that aims to tackle homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in sport.