Study shows app reduces anxiety in children going to hospital

    A study at Edge Hill University to help develop and evaluate an app for children going to hospital for a procedure has shown that its use reduces fear and anxiety in children and their parents. Thanks to funding from the UK’s Innovation Agency, Lucy Bray, Professor of Child Health Literacy carried out the […]

University partners hospital to see if fully immersive experiences can improve the training of those delivering lifesaving operations

Ground breaking research is underway at Edge Hill University’s Medical School to see if training medical professionals in a fully immersive, mixed reality environment can improve their ability to deliver lifesaving operations.

Boxing legend Bruno rounds off Edge Hill conference

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Frank Bruno was the guest of honour as Edge Hill University hosted the Emergency Services Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference.

Nigerian student hopes to make food more nutritious with research career

A Nigerian student who overcame language barriers has graduated with a 2.1 BSc (Hons) in Nutrition and Health from Edge Hill University. Grace Bajo, who moved to the UK with her family seven years ago, threw herself into university life to improve her English and started an Edge Hill Nutrition Society. With a passion for […]