Paul Aplin, Professor of Geography, discusses his research into tropical peatland in Malaysia, the ecological impact of palm oil production, a common ingredient in many packaged supermarket products, and the steps we can take to ensure a sustainable future for the industry which doesn’t devastate finely-balanced ecosystems.
The launch of a new International Centre on Racism (ICR) has been deemed vital at a time when race is at the forefront of public debate.
An Edge Hill student has graduated with a PhD after working to encourage men in disadvantaged communities to exercise more and improve their physical and mental health.
With unprecedented scientific consensus, the climate crisis discussion is reaching fever pitch. But how do we address this existential challenge? Professor Geoff Beattie and colleague Dr Laura McGuire recently published The Psychology of Climate Change (Routledge, 2018), where they take inspiration on human behaviour change from some unlikely sources.
Saad has been a member of the service users and carers council for many years, helping to develop and improve the students education and practical experience in health, social care and medicine. He believes he is contributing to the development of a safer, healthier, cleaner and ultimately better community in which to live and work.
After 23 years as a carer to his daughter who had complex needs and was ventilator dependent, Allen believes patients and carers are equal partners in health and social care.
Chris lives a busy life, despite having many serious operations and being wheelchair dependent. He both works and volunteers at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, and took home its Volunteer of the Year award in 2019.
George and his wife Ann look after their daughter, Jodie, who has cerebral palsy, with no speech and little movement below the neck. She is, nevertheless, heavily into dance and drama, using an electric wheelchair and a communication aid. A nursing student at Edge Hill University introduced them to the Service User and Carer Council, […]
Programmed by Edge Hill’s three Research Institute, the Festival of Ideas is a series of talks, exhibitions and performances featuring famous faces and industry influencers to engage academics, students and members of the public in topical conversations and debates.
Edge Hill University academics have helped a sporting charity secure funding to extend a successful mental health programme for men. The University’s sport and mental health research team were commissioned by Rugby League Cares (RL Cares) to explore the impact of their Offload programme which aims to improve men’s mental health; the results are now […]