Schools ‘need a moral purpose beyond exam results’

Schools are failing to set out a coherent moral purpose for their pupils beyond the achievement of good grades, a group of Edge Hill academics has claimed.

India project to tackle mental health issues – In video

The lifesaving impact of the partnership between Edge Hill University and two hospitals in Mysore, India to deliver mental health interventions has been documented in two short films. A team from the University’s Faculty of Health and Social Care and colleagues from the CSI Holdsworth Memorial Hospital and Mysore Medical Collage and Research Institute, is […]

Prestigious Athena SWAN award for University

Edge Hill University has received a bronze award from Athena SWAN, the charter that recognises commitment to tackling gender inequality in higher education.

India mental health project: in pictures

A partnership between Edge Hill University and two hospitals in Mysore, India is delivering crucial mental health interventions in the country, with the first round of training for nursing staff completed in June and planned for January 2016. Below is a gallery of photographs by Timur Bekir/ THET 2015. For more information about projects under […]

World Mental Health Day 2015

An Edge Hill project to improve mental health interventions in India for people who have attempted suicide or at a vulnerable stage in their life is already having a lifesaving impact.

Northern Powerhouse and Film Policy

Key film industry figures from across the UK met at Edge Hill University to discuss the significant contribution the film industry in the North can make to the overall economy.

Edge Hill researcher joins We the Humanities as guest curator

PhD Researcher Emma Sheppard will be joining the international humanities Twitter account, We the Humanities, as the next guest curator. Emma Sheppard is a third-year PhD researcher in the Social Sciences department. Her research explores experiences of pain in chronic pain and BDSM, with particular attention to dis/ability and Crip Theory. For her curation period, […]