Faculty of Health Lecture Series 2022/23

As part of our Faculty Launch we have planned the following public lecture series. Lectures will take place in the Stanton Fuller Lecture Theatre, LJMU Tithebarn Building.

Please email FHELaunch@ljmu.ac.uk to register your interest.


Wednesday 12 October 2022, 5-7pm

Prof Francis McGlone, Professor in Neuroscience, Research Centre Brain & Behaviour, School of Psychology

The role of affective touch on mental health: From cradle to armchair


Wednesday 16 November 2022, 5-7pm

Prof Harry Sumnall, Professor in Substance use, Public Health Institute

Less than human: how can we increase support for evidence-based policy for people who use drugs


Wednesday 14 December 2022, 5-7pm

Prof Ian Jones, Professor of Cardiovascular Nursing, Nursing and Allied Health 

Cardiac Rehabilitation must adapt to meet the needs of South Asian patients and their families.


Wednesday 18 January 2023, 5-7pm

Dr Pooja Saini, Reader in Suicide and Self Harm Prevention, School of Psychology

Suicide prevention and self-harm


Wednesday 22 February 2023, 5-7pm

Peter Malinowski, Reader in Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Psychology

Preserving Mental Health with Mindfulness and Character Strengths


Wednesday 22 March 2023, 5-7pm

Lisa Jones, Reader in Public Health (Evidence Synthesis), Public Health Institute

Lecture Title TBC


Wednesday 19 April 2023, 5-7pm

Michael Richter, Reader in Motivation Psychology, School of Psychology

Lecture Title TBC


Wednesday 24 May 2023, 1pm – 5pm

The Institute Symposium