Edge Hill University announces Medical School

Edge Hill University will offer an Access to Medicine course from 2019 and train doctors from 2020, following the announcement by the Secretary of State for Health to establish a Medical School at the University.

The theory behind play revealed

The importance of ‘play for the sake of playing’ was examined at a unique event featuring pop up adventure playgrounds, hula hoops, bubble machines and the research behind all the fun at Edge Hill University.

Is social media beyond control?

An Edge Hill academic appeared on BBC One’s topical Sunday morning programme The Big Questions to discuss the idea that social media is beyond control.

Politician’s Equal Ever After event

The politician who was instrumental in devising and promoting the Act of Parliament which legalized same sex marriages will speak at Edge Hill University on Thursday 8 February.

Alcohol consumption magnifies ‘them and us’ thinking

Alcohol consumption may magnify group biases and lead to discriminatory behaviour according to a study at Edge Hill University whose findings have just been published in the journal Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology.

University appoints new Head of Media

An academic who describes his research interests as ranging from fifteenth century portraits to blockbuster films, via the cultural heritage of 1997 and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, has been appointed Edge Hill’s new Head of Media.