Liverpool Responds partners with STFC to consider the role of digital innovation post-pandemic

The University of Liverpool is joining forces with UK Research and Innovation Science and Technology Facilities Council (UKRI–STFC) for the next online Liverpool Responds event, considering the role of digital innovation as societies build back from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Join Dr Alison Kennedy, Director of the Hartree Centre, UKRI-STFC;  Professor Carsten Welsch, Head of the Physics Department, University of Liverpool; Professor Iain Buchan, Chair in Public; Health and Clinical Informatics, University of Liverpool; and Katharine Robertson, Head of Campus Development, Daresbury (UKRI-STFC) to celebrate the launch of a joint strategy document aiming to attract jobs and inward investment, as well as establish world-class research and innovation facilities.

The event, which includes a contribution from the Liverpool City Region Mayor Steve Rotheram, will explain how the University of Liverpool – UKRI-STFC partnership will lead the digital transformation of the region, attract inward investment for “big-science” programs, deliver health technologies and boost skills across sectors.

The panel discussion will be co-chaired by Professor Ronan McGrath, Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor – Infrastructure and Partnerships, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Liverpool and Dr Massimo Noro, Business Development Director, Science and Technology, UKRI-STFC.

Liverpool Responds: Build back better through Digital Innovation is FREE to attend and takes place from 1-2pm on Friday July 16. To find our more, and book your place, please visit