Black History Month at Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University is committed to diversity, inclusivity and fostering a sense of belonging where all of its community are valued – principles that are being spotlighted during Black History Month. This year’ Black History Month is being marked by a programme of events aimed at equipping students, staff and the wider community with the […]

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Edge Hill University takes part in Healing Arts New York

In recognition of the arts’ vital role in advancing physical, mental, and social health, Edge Hill will take part in the launch of an international arts and health initiative, Healing Arts New York, a series of events featuring leading artists, researchers, and policy makers at the intersection of arts, health, and care that begins on 19th September. As […]

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Reader scoops prestigious surgical accolade

A non-medical surgical expert at Edge Hill University has been presented with one of the most prestigious awards in recognition of her contribution to teaching hundreds of students around the world. Dr Bhuvaneswari Bibleraaj, a Reader in Health and Social Care at Edge Hill’s Medical School, has been awarded the 2021 Farquharson Award by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. The Farquharson Award is given in […]

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Research shows that respite provision in the UK tails off as young people reach adulthood

New research by Edge Hill University and its partners has found that young adults living with life-limiting conditions and complex healthcare needs often struggle to access sufficient respite care once they turn 18. Respite care and short breaks provide opportunities for young adults to socialise and develop independence, whilst giving partners, parents and siblings a […]

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‘Arts for Blues’ project from the Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing is showcased in the New Psychotherapist

Professor Vicky Karkou, Director of the Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing is featured in the Autumn 2020 edition of New Psychotherapist.  Vicky writes about the project ‘Arts for the Blues’ and supporting NHS staff. The full article “‘Now, more than ever, psychotherapists need to be flexible” can be found on page 31 of the […]

Prestigious NIHR PhD studentship on offer – deadline 9 November

One full-time PhD studentship is available, funded by the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) North West Coast and Edge Hill University. The purpose of the NIHR ARC funding is to support applied Health Care, Social Care and/or Public Health research relevant to the needs of the diverse communities served by the NIHR ARC and its […]

HRI Award – call for applications now open!

Deadline 1pm Friday 27th November 2020 2-stage decision process: (a) full application (b) external prioritization. Successful applicants notified by 22nd January 2021 Key criteria: An internal fund led by Edge Hill University staff only Max £20,000 for projects lasting up to 18 months (£20,000 annual fund). Named external co-applicants. Alignment with and support from one […]

WHO presentation and panel discussion recording: Arts and Therapies at the Time of the Pandemic

The Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing at Edge Hill University, in collaboration with the International Arts Therapies Doctoral Alliance, New York University and the World Health Organisation (WHO) are delighted to share with you presentations and panel discussion recordings from the online summit Arts and Therapies in the Time of the Pandemic. This week […]