Edge Hill set for fortnight of entertainment and inspiration

Programmed by Edge Hill’s three Research Institute, the Festival of Ideas is a series of talks, exhibitions and performances featuring famous faces and industry influencers to engage academics, students and members of the public in topical conversations and debates.

Edge Hill academics support men’s mental health programme

Edge Hill University academics have helped a sporting charity secure funding to extend a successful mental health programme for men. The University’s sport and mental health research team were commissioned by Rugby League Cares (RL Cares) to explore the impact of their Offload programme which aims to improve men’s mental health; the results are now […]

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.

Survey reveals mixed picture for duty of care in the mental health of the sport’s workforce

In the first ever nationwide survey of its kind, academics at Edge Hill University, in partnership with DOCIAsport, have announced today (15 April) a mixed picture for mental illness and poor mental health experienced by people who play sport, exercise or who work in the UK sport and physical activity sector. Responses from over 1200 […]

Mum who swapped career for the NHS hopes to make childbirth better for women with mental health conditions

Mum-of-two Lorna Randall who swopped a profit-driven career to become an NHS midwife is hoping to make childbirth a better experience for women with mental health conditions.