Dame Janet Suzman prize awarded

The second Dame Janet Suzman Scriptwriting Prize has been awarded to Beth Beevers, a student on MA Making Performance, for her play Every Voice. The Dame Janet Suzman Student Playwriting Prize aims to recognise, nurture and develop students’ talents writing for the stage. Submissions had to be performable by four actors or fewer within a […]

Research reveals how personality affects susceptibility to persuasion

  Researchers at Edge Hill University have helped identify personality traits which make people more (or less) susceptible to persuasion than others. Senior Lecturer in Psychology Dr Helen Wall and colleagues Dr Linda Kaye and Dr Andy Levy, carried out the research with academics at Ulster University and the University of New England, Australia. They […]

Edge Hill support key to James’ life-changing desert experience

An Edge Hill University student who made headlines after recovering from life-threatening injuries is already looking forward to his next challenge after completing one of the world’s toughest races.

Edge Hill alumni preparing maiden performance – at Glastonbury

An award-winning theatre company featuring Edge Hill alumni will showcase their new production at one of the world’s biggest performing arts festivals. Naughty Corner Productions were selected from over 1,000 applications to perform Raves “R” Us at Glastonbury in a late-night slot on Sunday 30 June, the final day of the festival which sold out […]

Academics present report to the European Parliament calling for action in Israel

Academics at Edge Hill University have presented a report to the European Parliament following three years of research into Israel’s use of administrative detention against Palestinians. As a result of their findings, Dr Triestino Mariniello and Dr Peter Langford have called for Israel to end administrative detention and for the International Criminal Court to launch […]

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 […]