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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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