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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 […]

Professor leads talks on the importance of arts to wellbeing

        An Edge Hill University professor has spoken about the importance of creative activity to health and wellbeing at the UK’s first culture, health and wellbeing conference. As part of the Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance conference Professor Owen Evans, spoke of the importance of the arts in helping to keep people […]

EHU Podcast: Talking…Political Jargon

Politics lecturer Paula Keaveney takes a break from Brexit-watching to explain some of the idiosyncratic rituals and processes that enable decision-making in the Houses of Parliament.