Category: Education

Stuart Archer, Researcher Developer at University of Derby, explains what the Research Excellence Framework (REF) is and the importance of universities taking part.

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Jenny Hallam, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Derby, looks at the benefits of nature in tackling childhood obesity and other issues

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Professor Judith Lamie, Pro Vice-Chancellor - External Affairs at the University of Derby, discusses the value of international students.

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Paula Shaw, Academic Manager at University of Derby Online Learning, explores how a 'virtual campus' can provide a rich student learning experience.

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Sharon Bell, Head of Discipline: Education, Childhood and Inclusion, discusses the new level of recognition introduced for Early Childhood Studies degrees.

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Are modern universities at risk of becoming 'McDonaldized'? Dennis Hayes, Professor of Education at the University of Derby, discusses the implications.

With the release of the National Student Survey results, Professor Malcolm Todd, Provost (Academic) at the University of Derby, discusses student feedback.

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Cecilia Terral explains where her postgraduate degree has taken her and how it will help her to take on the world of business.

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To coincide with Children's Art Week (9-16 June), Jenny Hallam, psychology lecturer at the University of Derby, talks about how the arts can support children's development

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Dan West, Head of the Equality and Social Mobility Unit at the University of Derby, considers why more students are choosing to commute to university, the impact of this, and why higher education providers should take note.