Founded as a college in 1881 and gained its royal charter in 1903, the University of Liverpool is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and is a founding member of the Russell Group, a collaboration of twenty leading research-intensive universities, and the N8 Group for research collaboration. As a member of the elite Russell Group, the University of Liverpool attracts strong research funding, with 81% of our research rated world leading and internationally excellent, and an annual research income of £98.7m (2018-2019).
The Faculty of Health & Life Sciences at the University of Liverpool is one of UK's leading centres for health and life science research and education. The Faculty is unique as the only organisation of the kind to offer scientific and clinical education that spans the full range of biosciences, clinical medicine, health sciences, dentistry, veterinary science and tropical medicine. Through our partnerships with the NHS, industry and academia, we also host and support numerous Centres of Excellence in fields ranging from drug safety and personalised medicine to zoonosis and dairy farming. The Faculty of Health & Life Sciences have been involved in over 2000 research projects in last 5 years, with a combined value in excess of £400M, 54 of which are Horizon 2020 programmes of work.