Edge Hill University has entered the top fifty UK universities in today’s (7 June) Guardian University Guide 2020 attaining 48th position in the UK and 39th in England.
A student at Edge Hill University seeks to discover more about genetic variation in a new species of plant thanks to two research grants she has been awarded.
Edge Hill University’s MSc Conservation Management course has received valuable accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).
Professor Claire Parkinson and Dr Richard Twine are researching the animal-industrial complex, climate change, and the role of children in tackling arguably our biggest challenge.
Nanoparticles in action An Edge Hill University Associate Professor in Human Biology has helped discover a breakthrough gene therapy treatment halting the debilitating effects of Cystic Fibrosis. Dr Aristides Tagalakis and his team have found that nanoparticles can be used in gene therapy to regulate and ‘silence’ (stop) the mutated genes responsible for producing thick […]
An Edge Hill University lecturer is helping to create a vital worldwide research group studying a special group of plants which grow high up in the canopy of tropical forests. Senior Lecturer in Plant Science Sven Batke, is one of the world’s leading researchers studying epiphytes (air plants) which don’t take root in soil and […]
As part of the continued investment in teaching and learning facilities, Edge Hill University has today unveiled its brand-new state-of-the art Biotechnology laboratories.
A group of researchers and students from the Biology Department’s Group for Extreme and Marine Microbiology (GEMM) has just returned from their participation on the 2018 Extremophiles Conference – the biggest meeting in the world on Life under Extreme Conditions – taking place in Ischia, Italy. The team included Dr André Antunes, Dr Marta Filipa […]
Members of the Biology Department’s Group for Extreme and Marine Microbiology (GEMM) have recently participated in a scientific expedition to the Islands of Cabo Verde. The international, cross-disciplinary team, led by Dr André Antunes, and also including Dr Marta Filipa Simões (Biology), Dr James Rowson (Geography), and Aires da Moura (Universidade Jean Piaget de Cabo […]
This September saw the first annual joint research forum between the Biology and Geography Departments. Aimed at showcasing postgraduate research, the afternoon saw 12 oral presentations from current PhD and Master’s by Research students as well as posters from the Biology department summer internship students. Research presented ranged from detecting the geological signs of past […]