BEYOND SEPTEMBER 11: AN ANTHOLOGY OF DISSENT

Professor Phil Scraton, Director of the Centre for Studies in Crime and Social Justice at Edge Hill College of Higher Education, has edited a new book, Beyond September 11: An Anthology of Dissent. It is to be published in the USA and already international publishers are applying for translation rights. The book brings together some […]

UNIQUE CRIMINOLOGY COURSE OFFERED

At a time when crime, violence and terrorism are high on the political agenda, Edge Hill College of Higher Education’s Centre for Studies in Crime and Social Justice offers a unique and relevant course of advanced study. The ground-breaking part-time MA in Criminology, Rights and Justice brings together professionals and new graduates from throughout the […]

ACADEMIC PUBLISHES BOOK ON E-BUSINESS

A new book by the Head of Edge Hill’s School of Management and Social Sciences looks at the growing use of information technology in business. E-Business Principles and Practice by Professor Jennifer Rowley has just been published by Palgrave. It offers an accessible overview of key concepts in e-business – a term embracing all aspects […]

NEW BOOK ON VICTIMS OF IRISH CONFLICT

A NEW book co-written by an Edge Hill academic tells the stories of the lives and deaths of the 99 people of Ardoyne killed between 1969 and 1998 as a result of the conflict in Northern Ireland. Ardoyne: the untold truth does so primarily through the voices and memories of those who knew them best […]

SINGAPORE LINK FOR IT STUDENTS

DEGREE students at Edge Hill College of Higher Education are joining forces with colleagues in Singapore for what is thought to be a unique international information technology (IT) project. Undergraduates in Edge Hill’s Information Systems department will work with students at Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore to solve problems based on internet security issues, using an […]

NATIONAL ROLE FOR LECTURER

AN Edge Hill lecturer is to be at the forefront of ensuring health professionals can cope with the ethical dilemmas they face in their work. Jacqui Hitchen has been appointed to the role of Learning and Teaching Consultant in Ethics and Legal Aspects of Healthcare for the Learning and Teaching Support Network (LTSN). The LTSN […]

WORK STARTS ON MAJOR DEVELOPMENT

WORK has started on a multi-million pound development of part of Edge Hill College of Higher Education’s Ormskirk campus. The project, known as the Western Campus Development, represents a major investment in the institution’s facilities and will take several years to complete. One of the main features of the scheme will be a large lake, […]

NEW STUDENTS’ UNION PRESIDENT

Paul Berry is the new President of the Students’ Union at Edge Hill College of Higher Education. The 22-year-old graduated from Edge Hill in 2001 with a BA (Hons) degree in Criminology and Applied Social Sciences. He is now studying part-time for an MSc in Management Development at the Ormskirk institution, combining his studies with […]

BRICKLAYER BUILDS A NEW CAREER

A FORMER brickie is building himself a new career after gaining a degree. David Christie, 38, has just graduated from Edge Hill College of Higher Education with a BA (Hons) degree in Criminology and Applied Social Sciences. The 38-year-old, of Scarisbrick Avenue, Litherland, trained as a bricklayer when he left school and worked all over […]

NEW NURSING DEGREE ON OFFER

A NEW nursing degree will be available at Edge Hill College of Higher Education’s School of Health Studies from this September. Applications are now being invited for places on the new BSc (Hons) in Adult Nursing programme. Those graduating from the course will be awarded a Bachelor of Science degree and will be eligible to […]