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Professor Tom Solomon used Roald Dahl's stories to explain how the body works, what can go wrong and how it can be fixed at his sold-out Marvellous Medicine children's show.
More than 2,000 people took part in a packed programme of events for the University’s very first Open House festival, which ran from 15-25 May. Here we round up just a few of the highlights from the past two weeks.
Hands-on science experiments and demonstrations captivated young visitors at the Environmental Science Laboratory.
A mischievous and boisterous Peter Rabbit took centre stage at the Victoria Gallery and Museum, as some of Beatrix Potter’s best loved characters were brought to life in the Peter Rabbit roadshow.
These fun, little robots proved a hit with all ages at LightNight as part of the Science is Cool event.
A series of topical evening talks explored issues such as the European refugee crisis, climate change and Brexit. Here is the Low Carbon Liverpool Debate, which was hosted by BBC Radio Merseyside’s Roger Phillips, in full swing at the Victoria Gallery and Museum.
More than 50 scientists from the University took part in Liverpool’s very first Pint of Science festival. Held across three nights at three bars in the city-centre, more than 400 people enjoyed hearing about our research over a pint – with a few interactive games and fun thrown in too!
Liverpool-born comic book artist, John Higgins talked about his life and the inspiration behind his work in front of a packed audience at the Victoria Gallery and Museum.
The University’s LightNight activities attracted hundreds of visitors who enjoyed a number of events organised across the campus. For more highlights visit our LightNight gallery.
There’s no better place to watch a sunset over Liverpool than the 9th floor of our Roxby Building. The Visions of Liverpool event welcomed people of all ages to enjoy the spectacular views and find out more about the work of the University’s Department of Geography and Planning.
As darkness fell on University Square, volunteers on bikes used their pedal power to help bring to life an enormous `cursed earth’ dandelion light installation by comic book artist John Higgins on the exterior of the Victoria Gallery and Museum.
The DROAR interactive light installation in action.
Social media highlights
View our social media highlights from Open House on Storify here.
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