Fumaroles and boiling mudpools in the caldera of the volcanic system Krafla in the north of Iceland (Mývatn region).

Improved predictions of volcanic eruptions

An Edge Hill academic, together with a team of scientists from The Open University and University of Edinburgh, has developed a new technique to help predict when a volcano is most likely to erupt.

Post-Punk poetry

An Edge Hill academic has been interviewed in the journal Punk & Post-Punk about his lyrics taking on a new life as poetry.

David Morrissey

BAFTA nominated actor David Morrissey was recognised for his ongoing contribution to UK drama, television and film by being awarded an Honorary Doctor of Arts by Edge Hill University.

Classical pianist Paul Lewis CBE

Internationally regarded as one of the leading musicians of his generation, classical pianist Paul Lewis received an Honorary Doctorate of Arts from Edge Hill University at a ceremony held on the campus. Recently appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours, Paul has consolidated his reputation as […]

Conductor John Rigby

St Helens-born conductor John Rigby was awarded Honorary Doctor of Arts by Edge Hill University in July 2016.

Colin Parry OBE and Wendy Parry OBE

Colin and Wendy Parry were awarded with Honorary Doctors of Education by Edge Hill University for their efforts in promoting peace and community education in the wake of a family tragedy. On 20 March 1993, Colin and Wendy’s 12 year old son, Tim was involved in an IRA bombing attack in Warrington, and died four […]

His Excellency Judge Cuno Tarfusser

International Criminal Court judge His Excellency Judge Cuno Tarfusser was recognised for his ongoing contribution to Edge Hill University’s Department of Law by being awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws. Judge Tarfusser has contributed significantly to Edge Hill University’s Department of Law and Criminology, collaborating on research projects, and delivering key notes speeches at international […]