Faculty Research Culture Dr Jenny Rivers Faculty Research and Knowledge Exchange Manager The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Faculty Research Culture

Dr Jenny RiversFaculty Research and Knowledge Exchange Manager

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences1

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

School of the ArtsArchitectureCommunication & MediaEnglishMusicPhilosophySchool of Histories, Languages & CulturesArchaeology, Classics & EgyptologyModern Languages & CulturesHistoryIrish StudiesPoliticsSchool of Law & Social JusticeSociology, Social Policy & CriminologyLawUniversity of Liverpool Management SchoolOrganisation & ManagementEconomics, Finance & AccountingMarketing & Operations2Faculty Interdisciplinary Research ThemesDigital HumanitiesCentre for Architecture and Visual ArtsInstitute of Cultural CapitalRisk, Security and ConflictN8 PolicingSustainable CitiesHeseltine InstituteUn-free labourCentre for the Study of International SlaveryPolitics, History, Law, Sociology, CriminologyHeritageCombining strengths including Archaeology, History, Languages

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Research Centres

Centre for Architecture & the Visual Arts

India in the World Centre for the Study of International SlaveryMerseyside Agility CentreCentre for Health, Arts & SciencesCentre for Enterprise & EntrepreneurshipHeseltine Institute of Public Policy & PracticeCharity Law & Policy Research Unit

Centre for Manx Studies

Research Partners

National Museums LiverpoolRoyal Liverpool Philharmonic OrchestraLiverpool Football ClubLiverpool Biennial

The Reader Organisation

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Research Facilities

Music studioAcoustic Research UnitHarold Cohen LibraryGarstang MuseumLiverpool Law ClinicSydney Jones LibrarySpecial Collections & Archives

Architecture Labs

Global ConnectionsResearch collaborationsXian Jiaotong-Liverpool UniversitySingapore Institute of Technology University of Georgia AthensTrinity College DublinUppsala University

Growing partnershipsAustraliaHong KongNorth America

Faculty visits, staff and PGR exchangesCollaborative researchJoint postgraduate programmes

7UK Research Funding System: Dual SupportHigher Education funding bodies provide core funding as block grants to HEIs to support their research infrastructure and their strategic research priorities.

This quality-related (QR) funding is allocated through a formula institutions volume of research activity and an assessment of the quality of their research based on regular research assessment exercises (REF). HEFCE Block Grant (QR) 2015/16 - 1.6bn

Research Councils provide grants to specific research projects and programmes. There is a balance between responsive mode awards made in response to proposals submitted by researchers in any area they choose, and awards for proposals that relate to strategic priorities as set out in their strategic plans.Research Council funding 2015/16 - 2.7bn

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November 2013 submitted to 13 units of assessmentResults December 2014

Outputs (65%)Impact (20%)Environment (15%)

38 Impact Case Studies

Research + Knowledge ExchangeImpact9

70% internationally excellent and world-leading (3*/4*)70% outputs80% impact and environment

Top 10:ArchitectureArchaeology & EgyptologyEnglish

100% 3*/4* impact:LawArchitectureManagement SchoolEnglishSociology, Social Policy & Criminology

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70% internationally excellent and world-leading (3*/4*)70% outputs80% impact and environment

Top 25% 3*/4* Architectureoutputs: ClassicsSociology, Social Policy & CriminologyArchaeology & EgyptologyEnglish

Top 25% 3*/4* Musicenvironment:Management SchoolEnglish

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REF Imapct Briefing March 201212

Current research projects

Acoustics Research Unit Use of high level sound to clean industrial spaces

Management SchoolBusiness models for online retail

Archaeology, Classics & EgyptologyDeveloping tours of prehistoric archaeological sites in Turkey and Malta13

Current research projectsSociology, Social Policy & CriminologyExamining the long-term impact on Victorian children sent to secure homes, reformatories or gaol Modern Languages & CulturesLatin(o) American Digital ArtPhilosophyCreativity Research Adaptive Road Map

14Research Project Lifecycle15

Postgraduate communityLocal events & seminarsInterdisciplinary research themes & networksWebsite and email communicationsTwitter

@livuniHSS_PGR16

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