SciFri is an LSTM-initiative which sees academics from across LSTM, Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Liverpool speak on BBC Radio Merseyside every Friday morning at 8:50am.
SciFri makes science topics such as antimicrobial resistance, vector biology and diagnostics easily digestible for BBC Radio Merseyside listeners.
Listen to Radio Merseyside on 95.8FM or 1485AM digital, or online.
08 September 2017 Professor Serge Wich LJMU Drone technology and its use in conservation, searching for endangered species. You can listen to the podcast here.
22 September 2017 Prof Caroline Wilkinson LJMU. Forensic and archaeological research, criminal e-fits and CCTV, ancestry determination and craniofacial reconstruction. You can listen to the podcast here.
29 September 2017 Graeme Close LJMU. Sport science and exercise You can listen to the podcast here.
06 October 2017 Dr Andy Jones University of Liverpool. Psychology of eating/drinking
13th October 2017 Dr Adam Roberts LSTM. Antibiotic resistance & development of new antibiotics.
Sarah Lewis Newton spoke about the history of Alwen Evans. You can listen to the podcast here.
12th April 2019 Prof. Nynke van den Broek spoke about her work as Head of Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health. She spoke about CMNH’s work in improving the health of women and their babies in low- and middle-income countries through high-quality research, teaching and technical assistance. You can listen to the podcast here.
10th May 2019 Hannah McCauley spoke about her work improving the delivery of antenatal and postnatal care by healthcare providers across countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. You can listen to the podcast here.