Last chance to vote for Knowledge Hero

Staff have the last chance to vote for their Knowledge Hero.

As part of the city’s Liverpool Knowledge Festival, the Liverpool Echo is running a campaign to find the ultimate Knowledge Hero by asking readers to vote for the person they think has done most through their knowledge to make our world a better place.

Representing the University are:

John Brunner, the co-founder of Brunner Mond, the wealthiest British chemical company of the 19th century and a major benefactor to the University;

Sir Oliver Lodge, who was a Professor of Physics and responsible for the first radio transmission and the first ever medical X-ray;

Professor Neil Hall and Dr Anthony Hall, from the Institute of Integrative Biology, who are leading research into genome sequencing of wheat;

Professor Sue Wray, from the Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, who heads the joint research between the University and the Liverpool Women’s Hospital at the Centre of Better Births;

Professor Munir Pirmohamed, from the Institute of Translational Medicine, NHS Chair of Pharmacogentics and pioneer of personalised medicine;

Professors Phil Allport and Themis Bowcock, from the Department of Physics, key players in the Large Hadron Collider project at CERN; and

Professor Sir Joseph Rotblat a former member of staff in the Department of Physics and Nobel Laureate, renowned for his work on the atomic bomb.

Visit the website for your opportunity to vote.

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