Exhibition on Victorian laughter launches as part of major humanities festival

Researchers from Edge Hill University are revealing the forgotten history of Victorian humour as part of the UK’s only nationwide humanities festival.

Working mum attracts interest from publisher within hours of winning short story prize

Working mum Tamsin James has attracted interest from a publisher within hours of winning the MA Prize at this year’s Edge Hill Short Story Prize award ceremony.

Grenfell Tower inquiry: expert explains four main findings – and how emergency services must improve

Focus on the fire service. John Gomez/Shutterstock.   Paresh Wankhade, Edge Hill University The long-awaited phase one report of the public inquiry led by Sir Martin Moore-Bick into the fire at the Grenfell Tower has been published. This report examines the events of an extremely complicated situation on the night of June 14, 2017, which […]