ISR Blog: Who chooses – finding candidates for public office

In this blog post for Edge Hill’s Institute for Social Responsibility, Programme Leader for Politics Paula Keaveney discusses the recent intervention of the Labour Party in the selection of the candidates for the Mayor of Liverpool position and what it reveals about democracy.

Team of researchers investigate press attitudes towards autism

A team of researchers at Edge Hill University has been awarded funding by the British Academy (BA) to investigate portrayals of autism in the British press in a bid to address the acceptance of the lifelong neurodevelopmental condition that affects the lives of millions in the UK.