Pioneering research that has real societal and economic impact.
We always strive to deliver multi-disciplinary, high-impact research. Our research strategy also has a strong focus on working with external partners. The School has members that work with the University’s Centre for Entrepreneurship, the School of Education, Geography and Health in cross-Faculty disciplines, such as the Medical Humanities and Management Learning. In terms of academic external relations, the School has undergraduate, postgraduate and research links with universities in the Czech Republic, Germany, Malaysia, Thailand and the USA.
We have summarised some of our highlights below so you can find out more about the impact of the research undertaken at the University. Research underpins our academic endeavours at all levels.
The impact of our research
Innovative uses of technology
Our researchers are building and using drones for various initiatives including habitat conservation.
Our researchers have paved the way in generating evidence around the societal and health harms of using new psychoactive substances.
Making waves in industry
Our research has led to advances in risk-based decision making which has had a big impact on the maritime industry.
Tackling today's issues
Researchers at LJMU have demonstrated how modifying play spaces can increase children's activity levels.
Inspiring the next scientists
The National Schools' Observatory allows children to explore the heavens from their own classroom by remotely accessing the Liverpool Telescope.