Edge Hill University will receive the highest percentage increase in research funding in the sector, according to figures announced today by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).
Edge Hill University has been named by a leading Higher Education sector source as an institution that will see an increase in quality related (QR) funding.
Edge Hill University performed strongly in the national Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, with all subject areas featuring ‘internationally excellent’ or ‘world-leading’ research.
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.
Dr James Renton, Reader in History at Edge Hill, is investigating the interactions between the West and the Middle East in the twentieth century
An Edge Hill academic will be talking about a politically engaged film maker at a seminar at the Glasgow School of Art.
A research partnership between Edge Hill University and Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council have developed innovative methods which have improved the management of coastal resources.
Dr Matt Greig, a Reader in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics at Edge Hill University, led research which has changed both clinical and sporting practice when considering fatigue as a cause of sports injuries. Matt’s research showed that the body’s physical response to football-related exercise has high-risk implications for injury and that fatigue increases these risks.
Research by Professor Roger Shannon has led to the revitalisation of a previously lost aspect of Birmingham’s cultural history, the legacy of the Birmingham Film and Video Workshop.
Dr Paul Ashton, Head of Biology at Edge Hill, carried out research which added a new species of plant to the British flora and has led to increased sympathetic management and conservation.