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Do you need additional support with academic writing? Book a FREE one to one appointment with a friendly Writing@Liverpool tutor for additional support in:

  • Analysing questions
  • Referencing
  • Becoming more critical, or planning and structuring your writing

To get the most out of your appointment, think about what you want to discuss in advance of the meeting. All tutors are trained to help anyone with their academic writing, but if you prefer to see someone from a subject area similar to your own, you can filter by faculty and then see which school each of our tutors are from.

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Writing@Liverpool Tutors

Writing@liverpool Tutor Ellen - Psychology

Ellen - Psychology

Hi, I'm Ellen, a 3rd year PhD student in the School of Psychology. I completed my undergraduate and master's degrees here at Liverpool as well, as well as published my own research during this time. My research involves looking at mindfulness-based interventions for people experiencing psychosis, using a mixture of qualitative and quantitative methods. Alongside research, I also teach on a number of psychology modules including clinical psychology, research methods, and statistics, meaning I know exactly what is expected for your module coursework. 

I can help you with writing scientific reports, critical analysis, and formulating arguments with evidence. If you also want help on presentation-type coursework, such as oral presentations or posters, I can help with that too. I am also experienced in APA 7th style referencing for psychology, and can help you to do it easily. 


Writing@liverpool Tutor Paige Psychology

Paige - Psychology

Hello! I'm Paige Monaghan. As a current PhD candidate in Psychology with a focus on missing children investigations, I bring a unique blend of academic and practical insights. I hold an undergraduate degree in English Literature and two Master's degrees—one in Psychology and another in Investigative and Forensic Psychology. Additionally, I'm training as a cold case investigator, specifically for long-term missing individuals. My passion lies in guiding students to unlock their writing potential. I'm here to assist you with a wide range of writing concerns, including but not limited to: structuring essays effectively, qualitative and quantitative writing, deciphering essay questions to truly grasp what is expected, conducting critical analysis, crafting literature reviews, perfecting grammar, syntax, and referencing. 

While I have a strong background in essay and report writing in Psychology, I welcome students from all disciplines and am committed to providing you with the tools to enhance the quality of your written work. 


Writing@liverpool Tutor Sufyan Biology

Sufyan - Biology

I am a 3rd year PhD student at the Institute of Systems, Molecular and Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool. My PhD is in Cancer Biology, and have completed an MRes and a BSc in Cancer Biology and Genetics, at the University of Manchester. I will help you with improving your confidence in academic writing and developing skills such as planning your essay, structuring paragraphs and help you to be more critical of your writing. I am also experienced in Harvard referencing style, along with other referencing styles, and I can help you enhance your referencing skills.


Writing@liverpool Tutor Elle Classics and Ancient History

Elle - Classics and Ancient History

I am a fourth year PhD candidate in Classics and Ancient History.  Prior to my PhD, I studied for an MA in Classics and a BA in Egyptology and Classical Studies at the University of Liverpool.  I can help you with essay writing planning, referencing, critical skills and learning from feedback.  I also teach on Greek and Roman history modules within the Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology but can help with any subjects, especially learning from feedback.


Writing@liverpool Tutor Robert Arts and Humanities

Robert - Arts and Humanities

I am a 4th-Year PhD student researching in Music and Egyptology with an interest in literature, languages and alternative frameworks of thinking.  I can help with a range of academic writing concerns in Arts and Humanities subjects, such as assessment planning, structuring arguments, dealing with problem questions and referencing.  I am happy to tailor a tutorial to respond to the assessment needs you identify for your work, including addressing pre-identified priorities or, if you're unsure, working together to identify any academic writing concerns.


Writing@liverpool tutor Gladys

Gladys - Geography

Hey, my name is Gladys and I am researching socio-economic inequality in cities using spatial data analysis and statistics. I have a first class undergraduate degree in BA Geography and an MSc in Geographic Data Science from the University of Liverpool.

I can help you to plan assignments and learn from your feedback, as well as improve your writing style, critical thinking, referencing and essay presentation skills.

My background in Human Geography means I can help with more traditional, theoretical essay writing, as well as reports and policy briefs. I am also knowledgeable on scientific writing and have taught on GIS and Quantitative Analysis modules up to Masters level.


Writing@liverpool tutor Isobel Engineering

Isobel - Engineering

I am PhD student in the School of Engineering. My work focuses on inclusive design and human-centred design for oral healthcare systems. I am available for meetings across all subjects and disciplines and can help with any aspect of academic writing.

writing@liverpool tutor- Blessing Management

Blessing - Management

Hi, I am Blessing, a PhD student at the Management School and my research is focused on leadership and digitalisation within the public sector. I can offer support to help you build confidence in critical analysis, engaging with literature, structuring your arguments and referencing. I am also happy to help with understanding essay/report questions and reviewing feedback from previously submitted work to highlight the learning points. The nature of my research causes me to engage with multiple disciplines so I am available to support all subjects and disciplines.


writing@liverpool tutor- Jaydon Law

Jaydon - Law

I am currently studying for my PhD in Law, researching the EU's legal role in the regulation of alcohol brand marketing to reduce disease burdens. Prior to my PhD, I obtained by LLB and LLM here in Liverpool, and I have also completed the Legal Practice Course. My current research focuses on EU law, public health, and consumer protection and therefore, I have experience in legal referencing (OSCOLA). However, I can offer sessions across numerous subjects and disciplines. I can help you with your critical writing, planning and structure, locating resources, as well as referencing for your essays, coursework, dissertations, and reports.


Jenna - Sociology

I'm Jenna, I'm a second year Sociology PhD researcher and Graduate Teaching Fellow in the School of Law and Social Justice. I teach on first and second year Criminology and  Sociology modules. I can help with Harvard referencing, structuring essays and reports, and responding to assignment feedback. I am available for meetings across Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology. 


Jess Law Tutor

Jess - Law

Hi, I am Jess Randall, I am studying a PhD in Law and I'm in my second year. I teach on Equity and Contract Law. I can help with an array of issues or questions relating to assessment writing from structuring answers, dealing with problem questions and referencing. I have experience in essay writing and report writing. My referencing style is Oscola but I can help with other styles. I look forward to reading your work!


writing@liverpool tutor- Lisa Management

Lisa - Management

I am a final year PhD student at the Management School studying human resource management and good work in small businesses. I earned my MSc HRM with distinction from the Management School and am an associate member of the CIPD. That said, my first love was the humanities! I finished my BA Humanities as a part-time student at University of Maryland Global Campus while working in the public sector. 

I am an experienced teacher, researcher, and peer reviewer for academic journals and can help with all aspects of academic writing. I specialise in qualitative analysis but am familiar with quantitative work as well. I’d like to help you polish your writing so you can really show off how hard you’ve worked and how much you’ve learned! 


Sarah Law Tutor

Sarah - Law

I am currently a second year PhD student in Law, researching the regulation of healthcare professionals. In addition to my PhD studies, I teach Tort Law to undergraduate students at the University of Liverpool. I have experience in legal referencing (OSCOLA) and in using the Harvard referencing system. I am available for meetings across all subjects and disciplines.

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