Showcasing Liverpool to the World

MEET JUST SOME OF OUR AMBASSADORS

After just 6 years we now have 230 ambassadors signed up to our programme from a diverse range of sectors and specialisms. Here’s information about the people who are working with us on our latest campaign.

Kevin Southern

PROFESSOR OF CHILD HEALTH.
UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL.

Professor Southern is the Chief Investigator on two national studies that aim to improve the lives of people with CF. He is the Director of the European Standards of Care team, improving the quality of care for people with CF.

"It has been a frenetic time in the world of cystic fibrosis and the conference in Liverpool in 2019 was an important catalyst to much of the progress we have seen since."

Sondos Albadri

PROFESSOR IN PAEDIATRIC DENTISTRY.
UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL.

Sondos is a professor and honorary consultant in paediatric dentistry at the University of Liverpool and Alder Hey Children Hospital. Her research focuses on prevention, care pathways and the link between oral health and overall health outcomes in children with complex needs. She is president elect for the British society of paediatric dentistry.

"The Society will be running a new event in Spring 2022 in Liverpool which will be the 1st opportunity for our members to meet face to face. This will give us the opportunity to showcase the city and our research and clinical quality improvement."

Dr Mark Robinson

READER OF BIOMECHANICS.
LIVERPOOL JOHN MOORES UNIVERSITY.

Mark has been an academic at the School of Sport & Exercise Science since 2006. His research helps to understand the consequences of the forces experienced by the human body in both clinical and sporting contexts.

"Hosting ISBS 2022 in Liverpool provides LJMU’s School of Sports and Exercise Science the opportunity to showcase our world leading research."

Dr Jiafeng Zhou

SENIOR LECTURER IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
AND ELECTRONICS.
UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL.

Jiafeng has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, University of Liverpool since 2013. His past and current research interests include microwave power amplifiers, filters, electromagnetic compatibility, frequency selective surfaces, energy harvesting and wireless power transfer.

"Hosting an academic conference in Liverpool is a perfect opportunity to raise awareness of our research."

Dr Claudia Mettke-Hofmann

LEAD FOR ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR, SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES.
LIVERPOOL JOHN MOORES UNIVERSITY.

Claudia’s research field is the ‘Evolution of Cognitive Abilities in Birds’ with a strong interest in the interaction between behaviour and ecology, particularly cognitive ecology. She investigates how evolutionary forces such as ecological factors, social organization, and life-style have shaped information gathering, learning, and memory on the species, population and individual (personality traits) level.

"Being part of the ambassador’s programme allows you to formally connect with all the help that’s available in the city for hosting events."

Helen Gillan

GENERAL MANAGER FOR TISSUE AND EYE SERVICES.
NHS BLOOD AND TRANSPLANT.

Tissue and Eye Services is part of NHS Blood and Transplant. Their role is to co-ordinate, recover, process, bank and supply human tissue grafts for use in surgery within the NHS and independent UK hospitals. Helen is responsible for the pathway from donor to recipient and strategy for developing the service.

"Bringing our international collaborators to the city enriches our partnerships with them, and is a huge benefit to the advancement of our work."

Peter Woodbridge

CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIST

Peter Woodbridge is a freelance creative technologist, working across immersive and interactive technology, games, virtual production and web. Formerly Co-Director of the Experimental Technologies Lab and Immersive Arts Programme Lead at LJMU.

"With such a thriving creative digital scene, Liverpool is a great place for events around emerging technologies."

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EVENTS

15-18 April POSTPONED

56th Annual Associated Schools of Construction International Conference.

Doubletree by Hilton

20-23 June POSTPONED

International Orthoptic Association Congress.

ACC Liverpool

POSTPONED

International Zero Suicide Summit.

TBC

July POSTPONED

Congress of the International Society for Human Ethology.

University of Liverpool 

21-25 July POSTPONED

International Conference on Biomechanics in Sports.

ACC Liverpool

10-12 Sept POSTPONED

European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology.

ACC Liverpool

September POSTPONED

Annual Conference of The British Society for Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD).

Hilton

September POSTPONED

International Linear Accelerator Conference.

ACC Liverpool

October

British Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance.

ACC Liverpool

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