Geography and Social Sciences research
We lead major international projects, such as researching coastal community vulnerability to storms in Thailand (Newton Fund) and we have ongoing research investigating evidence and impacts of hurricanes in the geological past in the Gulf of Mexico. We also have a strong research areas in Hazards with research in Volcanology, Palaeohazards and Disaster Management and Recovery.
Our research activities are aligned with the University’s Institute for Social Responsibility and the Data Science STEM Research Centre.View the Ormskirk weather station
Edge Hill University awards scholarship to budding conservationist
An environmental advocate from Edge Hill University has been awarded a scholarship for her commitment to conservation.
Edge Hill fern enthusiasts win gold at the Southport Flower Show
Two students from Edge Hill University have helped the British Pteridological Society (BPS) scoop a large gold medal at the Southport Flower Show for their display about ferns.
My life in volcanoes
Dr Joaquin Cortes caught the volcano bug growing up in the shadow of one of the most active volcanoes on earth, Villarrica in Chile. He is interested in the thermodynamic processes that lead to the generation of igneous and metamorphic rocks. We talk to Dr Joaquin about his research into volcanoes.