Academics from Edge Hill University are exploring extreme environments in the hope of discovering new species of microbes that will help conserve the salterns in Cabo Verde, and assist future developments in biotechnology.
An Edge Hill academic, together with a team of scientists from The Open University and University of Edinburgh, has developed a new technique to help predict when a volcano is most likely to erupt.
Edge Hill Geography lecturer Dr Tasleem Shakur begins a month-long fast today, 24 October, to raise awareness of the current Rohingya refugee crisis in Burma and Bangladesh.
Edge Hill University is continuing to develop its state-of-the-art campus with the transformation of the Geosciences building, completed in time for the start of the academic year.
Artist’s impressions have revealed what the revamped Geosciences building will look like following its current extension work.
A poster competition highlighting the work of Edge Hill’s Early Career Research staff took place as part of a conference at the University.
Edge Hill University’s research into Geography and Environmental Studies has been identified as internationally excellent or internationally recognised in the national Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.
Ormskirk now has its very own weather station, set up by the University’s Geography department.
Edge Hill University has performed strongly in the national Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, with all subject areas featuring ‘internationally excellent’ or ‘world-leading’ research.
Six of this year’s Geography graduates have made the most of their time at Edge Hill by participating in valuable volunteer schemes with West Lancashire Ranger Service.