• Proposed Book Series Approved for Publishing

    Proposed Book Series Approved for Publishing

    Congratulations to Applied Health and Social Care Lecturer, Dr Paul Simpson whose co-authored proposed book series, ‘Sex and Intimacy in Later Life in a Changing World’ has been approved for publishing. The series will follow the below themes: [Volume 1] Later life sex and diversity [Volume 2] Desexualisation and consent [Volume 3] Resexualisation and agency…

  • CAMHS Senior Nurse

    CAMHS Senior Nurse

    Congratulations to Applied Health and Social Care student, Claire Morris, who has recently been appointed as a Senior Nurse in a new service within Warrington Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. Claire’s new role falls within Youth Justice, and she expressed gratitude towards her MSc in Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing as she…

  • Lesley Wins Student Enterprise Award

    Lesley Wins Student Enterprise Award

    Congratulations to Edge Hill Nutrition student, Lesley, who won the ‘Student Enterprise’ Award for producing the nutritious game, ‘Calorific’. Student Lydia was also a very close runner up with her game, ‘Plantydicious’. Both students had developed their initiatives within the Nutrition and Entrepreneurship module at Edge Hill University lead by Hazel Flight and John Mercer.

  • Dr Lucy Gibson Published In New Book Collection

    Dr Lucy Gibson Published In New Book Collection

    Congratulations to Dr Lucy Gibson, who has recently had a chapter published in a new edited collection on the Northern Soul Scene. The Northern Soul Scene is a dance-based music culture that originated in the English North and Midlands in the early 1970’s. It still thrives today with a mix of sixty-year-olds and several generations…

  • Evelyn wins ‘On-course Placement’ Award!

    Evelyn wins ‘On-course Placement’ Award!

    Congratulations to third-year Nutrition and Health student, Evelyn, who was crowned winner of the ‘On-course Placement’ award at the Edge Hill Students’ Union Awards 2019 where she was nominated by Nutricia. Nutricia believes in the power of nutrition to make a positive and proven difference to health. Every day they are inspired by their purpose…

  • Sensory Research Methods Group

    Sensory Research Methods Group

    The Edge Hill Sensory Research Methods Group was setup in November 2018 and since then has developed a website, developmental reading list as part of a repository of resources, and a schedule of events. The first workshop took place on Tuesday 26th February and the next is scheduled for October 2019. This will involve the…

  • Student Research Internships

    Student Research Internships

    Congratulations to Dr Nicola Ralph, Dr Michael Richards and Dr Claire Blennerhassett, who have been successful in applying for funding from the Student Opportunity Fund to start the first Applied Health and Social Care Student Research Internships. The internships will provide three students with six weeks paid research experience assisting on three staff-led research projects.…

  • ‘The Psychological Costs of Inequality’

    ‘The Psychological Costs of Inequality’

    Well done to Dr Marian Peacock and Dr Steve Clayton together with the Edge Hill Research Institute, I4P, in welcoming Professor Richard Wilkinson back to Edge Hill University in April to present ‘The Psychological Costs of Inequality’. Professor Wilkinson’s lecture focused on the psychological effects of large income differences between rich and poor.

  • ‘Best New Society’ Winners 2019!

    ‘Best New Society’ Winners 2019!

    Congratulations to Nutrition and Health students Grace, Alex and Lesley, whose student-led group, the ‘EHU Nutrition Society’ was crowned winner of ‘Best New Society’ at the 2019 Edge Hill Students’ Union Awards!

  • Joanne leads Research and Development

    Joanne leads Research and Development

    Congratulations to Dr Joanne Inman, who has been chosen as Research and Development Lead for the Royal College of Occupational Therapy Specialist Section – Mental Health, UK. Joanne started the role in January and in addition to this, has recently presented the opening keynote lecture at the MSc Rehabilitation Student Research Conference at the University…