Famous BBC dog amongst those offering advice to media students during special Festival in a Day

Famous canine personality Hacker T Dog, who presents on Children’s BBC (CBBBC) joined other presenters, film producers, editors and media experts for a special Festival in a Day at Edge Hill University. Big names from across the world of film and television including; presenter Katie Thistleton (CBBC/Radio One), Blue Peter editor Ewan Vinnicombe, documentary maker […]

Research discovers what encourages people to go vegan

Researchers at Edge Hill University have discovered what might encourage people to go vegan. Prof Claire Parkinson, Dr Richard Twine and Naomi Griffin from Edge Hill’s Centre for Human Animal Studies (CfHAS) carried out a year of research funded by The Vegan Society. They found that non-vegans were more likely to go vegan (move to […]

Festival in a Day – 20 March 2019

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Welcome to the Department of Media’s Festival in a Day! #PodSquad Wednesday March 20th 2019 Creative Edge from 10.00am From picking up new skills, enhancing your existing skillset or focusing on future career or international study, Festival In A Day has got an activity for you. Choose your Pod  (no booking required) and plug into […]

We Need To Talk About Climate Change

Professor Claire Parkinson and Dr Richard Twine are researching the relationships between the animal-industrial complex, climate change, and the potential role of children in tackling arguably humanity’s biggest challenge.

TV scholar asks how Welsh crime drama became global success in new book

With Wales’s Y Gwyll ‘Hinterland’ crime drama taking the world by storm, a leading television scholar asks how a programme so “authentically local” can appeal to millions internationally. Edge Hill University’s Elke Weissmann, a Reader in Film and Television, has written about the Welsh language drama for a chapter in a newly published book ‘European […]