University of Liverpool

The World 100 Representative

Claire Brown - Director of External Relations

Claire has been the University’s Director of External Relations, since August 2014, holding responsibility for Student Recruitment, Admissions and Widening Participation, Communications and Public Affairs, Marketing and Development and Alumni Relations.
Claire joined the University in 2000 and was previously Director of Marketing, Student Recruitment and Admissions. Prior to joining the higher education sector, Claire worked in marketing for fast-moving consumer goods for both a household brand and a supermarket chain. She is a trustee of CASE Europe and regular speaker at HE conferences.

 

Key facts about the University of Liverpool

 

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Research Member since 2017

 

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An internationally renowned Russell Group university

 

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Associated with 9 Nobel Prizes

 

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22,000 students on campus

 

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Over 10,000 online course students

 

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About University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool was founded in 1881, and is one of the six original 'red brick' universities.

The University of Liverpool is a connected, global university with not only four campuses; Liverpool city centre, Leahurst (Wirral), London, Suzhou (China), Singapore, but also holds a strategic partnership with Laureate International Universities to bring its courses online, which currently experiences participation from over 10,000 students.

Liverpool's strategy for the future involves a focus on developing three areas: Research and Impact, Education and Professional Services.

International Partnerships

With their reputation for excellence preceding them, the University of Liverpool offers its students and staff a university that spans multiple physical and virtual campuses and boasts connections with over 1,300 external organisations, including partnerships with over 100 universities, alumni relationships in over 171 countries and global research collaborations with organisations from Japan, India and America.

Notable Research Areas

At the forefront of innovation and discovery, academics and researchers at the University of Liverpool are advancing knowledge to improve lives. Liverpool's interdisciplinary research, particularly focused in the health and life sciences, humanities and social sciences, and the science and engineering faculties, produces a unique model for collaboration and cutting edge facilities, enabling their research community, including over 2,000 of their own research staff, to create global solutions. 

Liverpool are driving breakthroughs in developing new materials with large-scale applications in both industry and consumer products, enhancing the personalisation of health management, and progressing the battle against infectious diseases.

Nobel Laureates:

Sir Ronald Ross, awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1902 for his discovery of the life cycle of malarial parasite.

Charles Barkla, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1917 for discovering the electromagnetic properties of X-rays.

Sir Charles Sherrington, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology & Medicine in 1932 for his research into the functions of neurons.

Sir James Chadwick, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1935 for the discovery of the neutron.

Sir Robert Robinson, awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1947 for his research into anthocyanins and alkaloids.

Har Gobind Khorana, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology & Medicine in 1968 for his work on the interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis.

Rodney Porter, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology & Medicine in 1972 for his discovery of the structure of antibodies.

Ronald Coase, awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1991 for his discovery and clarification of the significance of transaction costs and property rights for the institutional structure and functioning of the economy.

Professor Martin Perl, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995 for the discovery of the tau particle.

Professor Sir Joseph Rotblat, awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1995 for his efforts with nuclear disarmament.