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Academics share expertise in the media

Clay Gransden 280x220 Monday 23 October 2017

Academics from Liverpool Hope have been sharing their expertise with media outlets around the world. 

Dr Clay Gransden (Business School) was interviewed by Eero Laurila from Helsingin Sanomat, the biggest daily newspaper in Finland and the Nordic countries. Dr Gransden gave his expert view on Everton’s new partnership with Angry Birds and what it could bring to the club.

Dr Gransden and Associate Professor David Reid (Mathematics and Computer Science) also appeared in Urheilulehti, the biggest sports magazine in Finland, where they gave their predictions for the future of AI in football and spectator sports.

Associate Professor Bryce Evans (History and Politics) appeared on CBBC’s Blue Peter, discussing food in World War 2, in a programme that was guest edited by children’s author Jacqueline Wilson (11:45 in). 

Professor Daniel Jeyaraj (Theology) was one of four panellists at Trinity Hall in Cambridge for the BBC World Service’s  radio programme The Forum, which goes out weekly on the English strand of the World Service, and has an audience of more than 140 million listeners. Profesor Jeyaraj spoke on the nature and impact of the Lutheran Reformation – its broadcast date is to be confirmed

Research into Sat Navs and memory by Dr Dan Clark (Psychology), Dr Janet Speake and Dr Thomas Smyth (Geography) was featured in The Daily Mail.

Professor Pillay was interviewed by The Church Times, where he spoke about Liverpool Hope’s TEF rating and the university’s approach to university education. Liverpool Hope’s Gold status was also reported by Educate magazine and The Liverpool Echo.

Liverpool Hope Alumni Attila Olah spoke to The Guardian about how doing a degree in design informed his work as an ice sculptor and vice versa. 

Professor Michael Lavalette is now a regular contributor to BBC Radio Merseyside’s newspaper review, and he was also interviewed on BBC Radio Oxford on the topic of Looked After Children.

Liverpool Hope’s concert band appeared on the Culture Liverpool website and social media channels. 

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