Research Strategy

Current research themes:

  • Learners, teachers and identity
  • Young people’s perceptions of religion; religious hate crimes
  • Cyberharassment and cyberstalking
  • Education policy development and impact
  • Educational leadership
  • Education and care
  • Marginalisation and disadvantage in educational practice
  • Access to Further and Higher Education

Our educational research was rated highly in the UK-wide Research Excellence Framework (REF), with 76% of our research rated as internationally recognised, internationally excellent, or world-leading.

Overall, Edge Hill University was listed as the biggest improver in the league table published in The Times (+33 places) – further details available here – and has been named University of the Year in the 10th annual Times Higher Education (THE) Awards in 2014-15.

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Research Knowledge Exchange and Engagement Strategy 2018 2025


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