Edge Hill microbiologists are hoping to discover how bacteria in soil makes antibiotics, so they can be genetically modified to make more antibiotics in a laboratory setting. Dr Lorena Fernández-Martínez at Edge Hill University is beginning three-years of research* to uncover how harmless bacteria (Streptomyces) make many antibiotics in soil. Yet, when these bacteria are […]
A student at Edge Hill University seeks to discover more about genetic variation in a new species of plant thanks to two research grants she has been awarded.
Edge Hill University’s MSc Conservation Management course has received valuable accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).
An Edge Hill University Associate Professor in Human Biology has helped discover a breakthrough gene therapy treatment halting the debilitating effects of Cystic Fibrosis.
Place ecologist and Edge Hill Business School lecturer Nick Catahan explains his mission to understand the complex relationships people have with multiple environments.
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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.
Research conducted by an academic from Edge Hill University has led to a discovery which could impact on the future of some developing countries. Sven Batke, Lecturer in Biology, has jointly authored a paper titled Increasing stomatal conductance in response to rising atmospheric CO2, which has been published in the Annals of Botany, an international […]
A conservationist has graduated from Edge Hill University with the highest marks not only on her course but across all postgraduate arts and sciences courses this year.
A talented Biology graduate from Edge Hill University has completely changed her career path after the University paid for her to complete a work experience placement in Japan.
Insect experts are set to swarm upon Edge Hill University next August for the annual meeting of the Royal Entomological Society, Ento’18.