University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool was founded in 1881 and enjoys a solid reputation for its school of engineering, veterinary medicine and medicine. Today over 21,000 undergraduate, graduate, post-doctoral, on-line students and extension students make up the student body. The University of Liverpool has eight Nobel Laureates who have been associated with its university. It houses Centres of Excellence for research and recently expanded its global scope by opening an independent university in Suzhou, China in partnership with Xi'an Jiotong University. Researcher and press inquiries are welcome.

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Taking a shortcut to improving wheat

In 2011 the world's farms produced a total of 681 million tonnes of wheat, but with an ever growing demand from a growing population, there is a real need for increasing yields yet further.

Sep 12, 2014
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Feeling bad at work can be a good thing

(Phys.org) —Research by the University of Liverpool suggests that, contrary to popular opinion, it can be good to feel bad at work, whilst feeling good in the workplace can also lead to negative outcomes.

Aug 21, 2014
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New graphene-type material created

(Phys.org) —Scientists at the University of Liverpool have created a new material, related to graphene, which has the potential to improve transistors used in electronic devices.

May 22, 2014
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Developing sustainable biofuels

Biofuels have been heralded as having the potential to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels, by powering cars and generators with energy from plant biomass.

May 01, 2014
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