In the MediaTuesday 14 February 2017
Our academics have been tackling current affairs and sharing their expertise in national and local broadcast media and press.
Dr Brian Christopher Jones, Lecturer in Public Law, appeared on the BBC’s flagship morning news show BBC Breakfast. He shared his expertise of US constitutional law and American politics with millions of viewers across the UK.
Dr Kat Holloway (pictured) spoke to The Independent about the pros and cons of High Intensity Training.
Dr Rob Busby has become a regular guest on BBC Radio Merseyside (1:19mins in), providing in-depth analysis of President Trump’s administration and policies and the US constitution.
Dr Emma Katz also made her debut on BBC Radio Merseyside, where she spoke about domestic abuse and where to get help.
Dr Erin Pritchard wrote an opinion piece for The Big Issue entitled ‘Why don’t we just stop laughing at dwarfs.’
Professor Michael Lavalette and Rose Devereux from the Department of Social Work, Care and Justice were special guests during Radio Merseyside’s week-long investigation into the state of Merseyside’s children’s care system (50 mins in). Professor Lavalette also appeared in an article on the subject on the BBC website, and spoke to Radio Merseyside about the way in which charities are making up government shortfalls (7 mins in).
Sue Cronin, Head of the School of Teacher Education, contributed to a feature on the North/South divide and Ofsted’s approach to the North in the latest edition of Educate Magazine. Sue also explained how The Hope Challenge is helping to raise standards by using a collaborative model that allows teachers, trainee teachers and researchers to design targeted projects to meet a particular need of a school.
Professor James Keaton’s Honorary Degree and Enid and Phillip Lodge’s Honorary Fellowships were featured by The Liverpool Echo.
Dr Owen Barden appeared in Tech and Learning UK, where he discussed the value of toys in learning.
Charlotte Hall told the Guardian about her experience studying for an MA in Film and Communication at Liverpool Hope.