Edge Hill microbiologists are hoping to discover how bacteria in soil makes antibiotics, so they can be genetically modified to make more antibiotics in a laboratory setting. Dr Lorena Fernández-Martínez at Edge Hill University is beginning three-years of research* to uncover how harmless bacteria (Streptomyces) make many antibiotics in soil. Yet, when these bacteria are […]
Newly-qualified teacher Danielle Barrett, who completed her Early Years PGCE at Edge Hill University in July, took part in the the Study China programme thanks to support from the University’s Student Opportunity Fund.
A study at Edge Hill University to help develop and evaluate an app for children going to hospital for a procedure has shown that its use reduces fear and anxiety in children and their parents. Thanks to funding from the UK’s Innovation Agency, Lucy Bray, Professor of Child Health Literacy carried out the […]
A major refurbishment of Edge Hill’s Stanley and Clough Halls has provided 96 high-spec en-suite rooms, complete with spacious kitchen and communal areas, all within the University’s iconic main building
Senior Lecturer in Theology and Religion at Edge Hill University, Dr Chris Greenough is publishing a new book called Queer Theologies: The Basics.
Head of Accommodation Kate McAdam talks about Edge Hill University’s third consecutive win for Best Value for Money
Professor Stuart Fairclough from Edge Hill University’s Department of Sport and Physical Activity worked with other experts to inform the updated national guidelines on physical activity
A second-year Sport and Exercise Science student has returned from a two week-long trip in Brazil where she participated in a study on exercise performance
“The news that new teachers’ salaries are due to be increased is undoubtedly welcome.” Dr Jane Moore talks about the impact the salary increase might have on those in teaching.
Ground breaking research is underway at Edge Hill University’s Medical School to see if training medical professionals in a fully immersive, mixed reality environment can improve their ability to deliver lifesaving operations.