What is creativity?

Edge Hill University’s Professor Phil Drake will ask ‘What is creative about the creative industries?’ in his inaugural lecture on 2 December.

Alumnus Carys Bray returns for University reading following Costa shortlisting

Edge Hill alumnus and Associate Lecturer Carys Bray, who was this week announced as one of four authors shortlisted for the prestigious Costa 2014 First Novel Award with A Song For Issy Bradley, will return to the University to give a reading from the novel on 15 December.

Watch: highlights from the 2014 Chancellor’s Lecture

Is there a reason why teenagers take more risks, and are more influenced by their peers, than adults? Is the adolescent brain different to that of an adult? Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, a Royal Society University Research Fellow and Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London, answewred these questions and more at this year’s Chancellor’s […]

Finding the right language to discuss cancer

Professor of Psychology at Edge Hill University, Geoff Beattie, was interviewed on BBC Breakfast on the importance of finding the right metaphor to capture the experience of cancer.

Annual Achievement Ceremony for History Students

Students in the History department recently gathered for their Annual Achievement Ceremony, an occasion where students from each year group are rewarded for their efforts in either gaining the highest mark, or making the most progress year-on-year. Prior to the ceremony an informal gathering was held, providing a great opportunity for staff to welcome back […]

Lecturers to share their Creative Edge with Adobe

Programme Leader for Animation, Alex Jukes, and Senior Lecturer in Digital SFX Animation, James Snazell, will speak at a summit held by creative software giants Adobe on how Edge Hill University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences has gained a ‘Creative Edge’ in higher education.