PGMI Themes Research Institute Thematic Awards (RITAs)

The application process for Research Institute Thematic Awards (RITA) funding is now open.  Available specifically to support bids involving interdisciplinary activities based within the research institutes, I4P, ICE, and the PGMI, a maximum of £25,000 will be awarded per bid. For specific information on PGMI themes please click here For more information on the RITAs visit the Research Support […]

Learning and Surviving: an outsider looking in at the working lives of doctors

Professor Jeremy Brown’s inaugural lecture will take place on Thursday 13th October, in collaboration with the Postgraduate Medical Institute (PGMI).  Jeremy, a Professor of Clinical Education, was a Reader in the Faculty of Health and Social Care before becoming a Professor in August 2015.  The lecture will consider the multiple roles of doctors as clinicians, learners, educators and […]

PGMI research catalyst event

Collaborating for Care is the first research catalyst event hosted by the Postgraduate Medical Institute and will take place on Wednesday 7th September in the Faculty of Health and Social Care. The event is designed to stimulate cross-disciplinary research, through knowledge sharing and research ‘speed-dating’, to encourage networking and avenues for collaboration focusing on RITA funding. […]

Arts, Identity and Healing in the Context of the Refugee Crisis

On 1st June 2016, the PGMI, in collaboration with Performing Arts welcomed guest speaker Dr Nisha Sajnani.  Discussing her work with the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma, Dr Sajnani addressed conflict, lack of shelter, hunger, thirst, and healthcare; and what sustains those working at the forefront of the refugee crisis,  You can listen to her presentation here:

Athena Swan Guest Lecture – Professor Susan Wray

On 11th April the Faculty of Health and Social Care hosted the inaugural Athena Swan lecture. Celebrating Edge Hill’s institutional bronze award, the lecture was delivered by Professor Susan Wray.  ‘The life scientific and the life personal – is there balance or equality?’ Focused on women in science and the impact of Athena SWAN.

Festival of Ideas

The PGMI will be hosting a series of events exploring culture, health and society, contributing to Edge Hill University’s Festival of Ideas.  The Imagining Better theme has been programmed by Edge Hill University’s three research institutes, and will explore ways for communities, arts and healthcare to develop and flourish, even in times of austerity and inequality, For […]

MCh Alumni Event

The PGMI hosted the first ever Alumni event for the MCh programme in June 2014.  A full day event of seminars and workshops including sessions on research development and writing for publication.  To mark the success of the partnership between the PGMI and Wigan, Wrightington and Leigh NHS Trust, the day was followed by a Celebration Evening attended by alumni, […]