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 […]
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 […]
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.
A Senior Lecturer in Law at Edge Hill University has recommended the UK government should tackle the root causes of migration, promptly provide legal ways into Europe and not push-back rescued or intercepted migrants to Libya for possible abuse and torture.
Today (Thursday 5 September) will see the launch of new arts resilience network ‘art does not get you a job’ created by Edge Hill University’s Reader in Literature, Dr Mari Hughes-Edwards. The network, whose members include the internationally renowned balletLorent, The Royal Society of Literature, The Royal […]
Over half of private landlords with Universal Credit tenants have experienced them going into rent arrears in the past 12 months, with landlords owed £2,187 on average. Most of these landlords (82%) said that the arrears began after their tenants started a new claim for or migrated onto Universal Credit. These are the findings of […]
Edge Hill University’s Dr Mari Hughes-Edwards has received funding from the British Academy to hold a major conference on the legacy and impact of outgoing UK Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy.
An Edge Hill University academic travelled to the world’s largest refugee camp to teach poetry and has now published the work of talented Rohingya poets.
Amazingly intricate ‘Friendship Books’ shared by students before the dawn of social media are just some of the fascinating items housed in Edge Hill University’s Archive. Following the opening of the new Archive in the University’s Catalyst building, there is a call out for any items related to Edge Hill and it’s illustrious 134-year history. […]
A law graduate who uses social media to help other trainee lawyers has been acknowledged with a £2,000 scholarship from Edge Hill University. Ellis Kindred, who graduated with an LLB (Hons) Law degree with First Class Honours, received a University Scholarship for her outstanding work representing the ethos of the institution. Her blog El’s legal […]