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Moore fellowship for Dr Ruth Canning

Dr Ruth Canning, Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow in History and Politics, has been awarded a month-long Visiting Research Fellowship at the National University of Ireland (NUIG to explore Old English identity in late Elizabethan Ireland.

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Dr Emma Katz delivers first Keynote conference speech

Dr Katz delivered the first Keynote speech of her career in Plymouth. Opening the conference, ‘Domestic Abuse through the Eyes of Young People’, Dr Katz’s 50 minute speech focused on children’s and mothers’ experiences of coercive control.

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Expert Comment: French Presidential Elections, Round Two

Dr Michael Holmes from our Department of History and Politics is currently a Research Fellow in the European School of Politics at l'Université Catholique de Lille, funded by the regional council of Hauts-de-France. He discusses what is in store for the the next round of French elections.

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Simon Bradbury wins £10,000 Playwriting Prize

Salford-born actor Simon Bradbury took away £10,000 and the opportunity to have his work considered for production by Liverpool’s Royal Court, for a comedy that charts the last hours of playwright and actor Moliere’s life.

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Dr Bryce Evans to bring back WW1 National Kitchens

Historian Dr Bryce Evans and The Real Junk Food Project Liverpool CIC will serve one hundred people a 100 year old menu, to experience what it was like to eat at a World War 1 National Kitchen - the first of a number of kitchens that Dr Evans will lead around the UK.

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Everton VIPs tour Sports Science Avenue

Everton football star Enner Valencia, Club Fitness Coach Jan Kluitenberg and Club Ambassador Graeme Sharp were the first official visitors to Liverpool Hope University’s new Sports Science Avenue.

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Hope Students enjoy taste of Lille

Seventeen students from a range of academic disciplines undertook a week's 'Erasmus Taster Trip' to Lille, France, led by Dr Bryce Evans (Director of the European Institute) and Faye Sharp (International Hub).

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New ChildLab project launches

A new collaborative research project investigating how children develop and grow, has been launched by colleagues from the departments of Psychology and Early Childhood.

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In the Media

Our academics have been tackling current affairs and sharing their expertise in national and local broadcast and press.

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In the Media

Our academics and students have been sharing their expertise and experiences with the media.

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Leon and June light up Hope

Gogglebox favourites Leon and June Bernicoff received a warm welcome from students and staff when they switched on the university’s Christmas lights.

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Crossing the Mersey

Students from Liverpool Hope's MSc Ecology and Environmental Management, a course accredited by the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM), joined environmental professionals on a CIEEM visit to the Mersey Gateway Project.

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Official launch for book on Religion in the Media

Senior Lecturer in English Language ​Dr Salman Al-Azami's latest book Religion in the Media: A Linguistic Analysis (Palgrave Macmillan) was officially launched this week in London at an event organised by the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB). ​

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Creating change through art

Rebecca Feeley knows first hand how art can change lives – because it has helped change hers. In the next few months, Rebecca will travel to India and Washington as part of the World Merit Fellowship Programme.

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Degree Show opens to the public

FACT (Foundation for Art and Technology), Arena Studios and Gallery, and The Bluecoat were among the organisations presenting awards to Fine and Applied Arts students at this year’s Degree Show.

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In the Media

Our students and staff have been sharing their expertise and creativity with the media.

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International Coastal Dune event

The Sand Dune and Shingle Network based in the Department of Geography and Environmental Science, Faculty of Science, Liverpool Hope University, organised a two day international workshop for Natural Resources Wales.

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Museum of Liverpool visits Hope

Representatives from the Museum of Liverpool were taken on a behind-the-scenes tour of the new Health Sciences Building during a visit to discuss collaboration opportunities.

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Roadmap paves the way to partnership with Lille

Liverpool Hope University and l’Université Catholique de Lille have signed a new strategic roadmap detailing plans for joint collaboration around research, teaching, and the development of joint degree programmes over the next three years and beyond.

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Double celebration fit for a Queen

UK and International students welcomed older people to a ‘street party’ in celebration of the Queen’s 90th Birthday and the third anniversary of the university’s partnership with charity Contact the Elderly.

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ESRC grant for Professor Neil Ferguson

Professor Neil Ferguson from the Department of Psychology has been awarded an Economic and Social Research Council grant for his research into how paramilitaries transitioned to and from civilian life during the conflict and peace process in Northern Ireland.

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Tennis world record confirmed

The record attempt for the world’s largest tennis lesson, which took place as part of the 2015 Liverpool Hope University International Tennis tournament, has been officially ratified by the Guinness Book of Records.

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Justice prevails for the Hillsborough families

Professor Gerald Pillay, Vice Chancellor & Rector of Liverpool Hope University, welcomes the verdict from the Hillsborough Inquests, and reflects on the courage and selflessness of the Hillsborough families throughout their 27 year quest for justice.

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Monsignor Bernard Doyle RIP

The University is saddened to hear of the of the death of Fr Bernard Doyle, the last Principal of Christ's College, one of Hope's founding Colleges.

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Record year for SU elections

The 2016/17 SU election saw a record voter turnout and a second term for officers Kira Cox, Ayo Akinrele, Pranay Shakya. The final turnout was 25% - the best out of all Liverpool universities and above the national average.

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Meet Hope's youngest student Lucia

On Foundation Day, the University’s youngest student is invited to take part in the annual service, which honours Hope’s commitment to social justice and mission to educate the mind, body and spirit.

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Teaching and Education Fair 2016

More than 40 local and national teaching organisations, recruitment agencies, and local authorities will gather at Hope Park for the Teaching and Education Fair 2016.

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10 things I wouldn’t have done if I’d stayed at home

All this week you can find out about international exchange – where you can spend a semester or even a year abroad at one of our partner universities across the world. Andrew Bourke studied in Canada and here he shares his top ten experiences of international exchange.

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People you need to know at the Creative Campus

Our Creative Campus is home to Music, Drama and Art, as well as our Capstone Theatre, where Liverpool Hope students can watch performances from around the world at discount prices and often for free. If you are living, studying or visiting from Hope Park, here are some key people you need to know.

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PhD Scholarships: History and Politics

Liverpool Hope has launched a series of PhD Scholarships and welcomes applications from outstanding individuals of a high calibre to pursue PhD research at Liverpool Hope University in selected areas.

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Top 10 reasons people love living in Liverpool

There’s no denying that our campuses are pretty stunning. With old buildings steeped in history stood next to more modern architecture and surrounded by landscaped gardens, our Hope Park Campus based in the leafy suburb of Childwall, South Liverpool, has a real community feel.

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Rising again through the power of dance

Dance theatre company Fallen Angels will perform Upon Awakening at the Cornerstone Arts Festival this weekend. Phil Ashby, Liverpool Hope University student and performer with the company, discusses his experience of producing the piece and how dance helped him move forward.

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Youth and Community Work MA students have their say

The theme of this year’s National Youth Work Week (2-8th November) is ‘have your say.’ This week, our MA Youth and Community Work students got together to have their say on the power of youth and community work, and the vital role it plays.

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Sending Hope through Europe

Social Work students from Liverpool Hope University filled a container with close to eight tonnes of aid for thousands of refugees in Samos, as well as taking a convoy of supplies and funds to Calais.

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Introducing our new academics: Department of History

The History Department has welcomed Dr Sam Hyde as a new Post Doctoral Teaching Fellow. Dr Hyde works on the history of political and popular cultures in the modern era, with principle interests in social movements, popular protest, and political cartoons.

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5 teams you need to know at Hope Park

The Hope Park Campus is where all of our central services are located, so no matter which campus you live on, there will be quite a few people here that you will need to know, and who can help you throughout your studies.

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Summer of Hope is here

This week, students hoping to join us in September 2015 were sent a pair of Liverpool Hope University sunglasses to kick off this year’s #summerofhope campaign.

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Honorary doctorates: Trevor Lyttleton in profile

As we prepare for graduations, we take an in depth look at our honorary degree recipients. Trevor Lyttleton, founder of Contact the Elderly, will receive his honorary degree in the same year that his charity celebrates its 50th anniversary.

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Graduation 2015: Broadcasting Hope

Christian Theology and Media and Communication student Daniel Leung used his time at Liverpool Hope to hone his broadcasting skills and deepen his participation in chaplaincy life.

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Graduation 2015: Food for thought

Nutrition graduate Rosa Treadwell was one of eight students invited to present her research at the Annual Summer Meeting of the Nutrition Society, an impressive achievement for a final-year student.

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Graduation 2015: Top of the class

Michael Colwell graduates with a First Class Honours degree in Psychology and the highest mark for his undergraduate dissertation. He has also been awarded the British Psychological Society Prize for his academic achievements.

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Graduation 2015: Success for Jill

During her three years at Liverpool Hope, Jill overcame a number of serious health problems, including pancreatitis and pneumonia, to complete her degree in Early Childhood and Education.

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Graduation 2015: PhD achievement for Alison

Alison Clark was awarded with her PhD after completing her degree, entitled: Voices on Values: Perceptions, Reactions and Effects in a Catholic School. Here, Alison tells us about her PhD experience at Liverpool Hope.

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Capstone Theatre launches Autumn/ Winter Season

The Capstone Theatre, Liverpool Hope's on site performance venue, will celebrate five years of bringing internationally acclaimed music, dance and theatre to Liverpool with a packed Autumn/Winter programme of tragic love stories, cutting edge jazz, contemporary dance and film classics.

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Introducing our new academics: Department of Social Science

This year the Department of Social Science welcomes three new academics, with research interests ranging from the politics of memory in transitional justice in the Khmer Rouge Trials in Cambodia, to the use of the criminal law and the criminal justice system in dealing with minor crime.

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Top 5 places to chill out on campus

After a busy weekend of moving in to your new home, we thought we’d pull together a list of the top five places we’d recommend to chill out at Hope Park and Creative Campus:

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ACCA Accreditation Success

The Liverpool Hope Business School has received the good news that its application for additional accreditation from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) for a further two subjects (taxation and audit & Assurance) has been approved.

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PhD Scholarships: Bio-Sciences

Liverpool Hope has launched a series of PhD Scholarships and welcomes applications from outstanding individuals of a high calibre to pursue PhD research in selected areas.

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PhD Scholarships: Education

Liverpool Hope has launched a series of PhD Scholarships and welcomes applications from outstanding individuals of a high calibre to pursue PhD research at Liverpool Hope University in selected areas.

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PhD Scholarships: Nutrition

Liverpool Hope had launched a series of PhD Scholarships and welcomes applications from outstanding individuals of a high calibre to pursue PhD research at Liverpool Hope University in selected areas. Find out more about the PhDs in Nutrition.

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PhD Scholarships: Cognitive Psychology

Liverpool Hope had launched a series of PhD Scholarships and welcomes applications from outstanding individuals of a high calibre to pursue PhD research at Liverpool Hope University in selected areas. Find out more about the PhDs in Nutrition.

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PhD Scholarships: Music

Liverpool Hope had launched a series of PhD Scholarships and welcomes applications from outstanding individuals of a high calibre to pursue PhD research at Liverpool Hope University in selected areas. Find out more about the PhDs in Nutrition.

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PhD Scholarships: English Language and Literature

Liverpool Hope has launched a series of PhD Scholarships and welcomes applications from outstanding individuals of a high calibre to pursue PhD research at Liverpool Hope University in selected areas. Find out more about the PhDs in Nutrition.

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Liverpool unites for Nepal

The local Nepalese community has joined in solidarity with the city’s universities and hospitals following Saturday’s devastating earthquake in Nepal, which has so far taken the lives of over 5,000 people.

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Alumni Art Exhibition

The University’s Alumni Office opened its third combined Alumni and Student Art Exhibition on Friday 11th April in the EDEN Building.

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Sound City Profile: Tony Dixon

As Liverpool Hope is named official partner of Sound City 2015, we take a look at some of the acts selected to perform from among our own students. Here we focus on musician and artist Tony Dixon.

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Sound City means even more than music

Whilst students from Liverpool Hope’s music department perform on conference and outdoor stages at this weekend’s Sound City, our Media and Communication students will also be showing their talents.

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Sound City Profile: The Aglets

As Liverpool Hope is named official partner of Sound City 2015, we take a look at some of the acts selected to perform from among our own students. First, blues rock band The Aglets.

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One man show takes teamwork

When performance artist and drama Professor Simon Piaseki needed a director for his latest one man show, he found the perfect collaborator close to home.

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Expert Comment: Trial by television?

Professor Sir Mark Hedley, Former High Court Judge and Honorary Professor of Law at Liverpool Hope University, looks at the Oscar Pistorious trial through the eyes of judge Thokozile Masipa. He considers the implications of both televised trials and trials without a jury.

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Learning lessons from the kitchens of Peru

With food poverty still a very real issue in the UK, Dr Bryce Evans, Senior Lecturer in History, went on a fact-finding mission to the Community Kitchens of Peru to find out how they have been feeding people there since the 1970s, and whether we can replicate it in the UK.

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Launch of the Cornerstone Arts Festival 2014

Liverpool Hope’s Cornerstone Arts Festival for 2014 was launched by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Gerald Pillay, on Friday, 3 October. This year’s Festival is led by Dr Alberto Sanna, Artistic Director, who is supported by Paola Nieddu and Hannah Payne.

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Making a universal connection through poetry

Since publishing his internationally-acclaimed biography of Wilfred Owen, Dr Guy Cuthbertson has fielded questions from around the world. However, Guy observes, most of them come back to “the human, universal and sometimes personal,” connection we can make with Owen’s words.

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Extra support for final year students

Final year students may have noticed that their new ID cards look different to previous years – this is because their Honours Card provides access to a range of extra support as they enter their final year of study.

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Terri's career takes the right direction

Offering Beyoncé a cup of tea and revealing the result of a gripping TV whodunit via Snapchat is all in a day's work for Liverpool Hope University graduate Terri Doran. Terri has risen through the ranks in the media world, and is now Digital Co-ordinator with Lime Pictures, makers of Hollyoaks.

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Pete Cummings

It is with deep regret that the University records that Mr Pete Cummings, a long-standing employee at Hope, passed away peacefully on Sunday 20th July.

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