Team of researchers investigate press attitudes towards autism

A team of researchers at Edge Hill University has been awarded funding by the British Academy (BA) to investigate portrayals of autism in the British press in a bid to address the acceptance of the lifelong neurodevelopmental condition that affects the lives of millions in the UK.

Are Britain’s young people going plant blind?

Researchers at Edge Hill University have discovered why fewer students are choosing to study the biology of plants and are calling for changes to the curriculum to address ‘plant blindness’ to protect this much needed profession.