Research reveals how personality affects susceptibility to persuasion

  Researchers at Edge Hill University have helped identify personality traits which make people more (or less) susceptible to persuasion than others. Senior Lecturer in Psychology Dr Helen Wall and colleagues Dr Linda Kaye and Dr Andy Levy, carried out the research with academics at Ulster University and the University of New England, Australia. They […]

University retains Athena SWAN bronze award and wins new accolades

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Edge Hill University has retained its institutional bronze Athena SWAN award for recognising the University’s advancement of gender equality, representation, progression and success for all. Dr Nikki Craske, Director of Edge Hill’s Research Office and chair of the institutional self-assessment team, said: “We are delighted that Advance HE has approved our Athena SWAN application for […]

Edge Hill Doctor is an NHS research Wonder Woman

Edge Hill University’s Dr Bhuvaneswari Bibleraaj, a Senior Lecturer in Perioperative Studies, has been chosen as one of NHS North West’s research Wonder Women. Dr Bibleraaj has 19 years’ experience as a surgical practitioner and her research focuses on training future practitioners in keyhole surgery. In this episode of NHS Wonder Women, Dr Bibleraaj describes […]

Academics present report to the European Parliament calling for action in Israel

Academics at Edge Hill University have presented a report to the European Parliament following three years of research into Israel’s use of administrative detention against Palestinians. As a result of their findings, Dr Triestino Mariniello and Dr Peter Langford have called for Israel to end administrative detention and for the International Criminal Court to launch […]

Student votes place Edge Hill as one of UK’s top universities

Edge Hill University has strengthened its place as one of the best universities in the country at this year’s WhatUni Student Choice Awards. The University is ranked in the top two in the University of the Year category amongst diversified English universities, fighting off tough competition from over 100 other institutions. University accommodation also performed […]

Academic expert to lead European funded study into child abuse in sport

  Edge Hill University Academic Mike Hartill, an expert in sexual abuse in sport, is leading European funded research into child abuse within sport. The first study of its kind, the Child Abuse in Sport: European Statistics (CASES) project will survey around 12,000 young people across six EU countries to find out how many have […]

Survey reveals mixed picture for duty of care in the mental health of the sport’s workforce

In the first ever nationwide survey of its kind, academics at Edge Hill University, in partnership with DOCIAsport, have announced today (15 April) a mixed picture for mental illness and poor mental health experienced by people who play sport, exercise or who work in the UK sport and physical activity sector. Responses from over 1200 […]

University to deliver teacher training to improve computing education

Edge Hill University has been chosen to deliver a new government funded programme to transform computing education in schools across the North West. Thanks to funding through the Department for Education’s newly established National Centre for Computing Education, the university will run free computer courses for primary and secondary teachers equipping them with the knowledge […]