The Fastrack to degree success

One hundred percent of Edge Hill University’s latest graduating Fastrack students would recommend this route into higher education to others, a survey has revealed.

Jane Horrocks in conversation with Professor Tanya Byron

Jane Horrocks in graduation robes

Lancashire stage, film and TV actor and singer Jane Horrocks was made an Honorary Doctor of Arts at Edge Hill University on Thursday 23rd July. In this video she joins Clinical Psychologist and Edge Hill Chancellor Professor Tanya Byron for a conversation about the new Absolutely Fabulous film, her Lancashire accent, and receiving her honorary doctorate.

Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore in conversation with Professor Tanya Byron

Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Renowned neuroscientist Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore was made an Honorary Doctor of Science at Edge Hill University on Tuesday 21st July 2015. In the video below she joins Edge Hill Chancellor and Clinical Psychologist Professor Tanya Byron for a conversation about neuroscience, her honorary award and adolescent drinking in rats.

Pub sights and sounds cause us to drink more

Being in an environment surrounded by alcohol-related sights and sounds can reduce our ability to control alcohol consumption according to new research published by Edge Hill University and Alcohol Research UK.