Category: Press

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Dr Elizabeth Marsh, Associate Professor in Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Derby, explains how a simple self-screening check could help catch head and neck cancer early. 

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Whether you are planning a holiday or staycation this summer, Dr William Van Gordon, Associate Professor of Contemplative Psychology at the University of Derby, provides tips on how to make the most of your break and truly relax.

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Here are some top tips on making that all important call on results day and how to make a good impression when going through Clearing.

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With the 75th anniversary of the National Health Service and the recently-announced NHS Long Term Workforce Plan, Dr Denise Baker, Pro Vice-Chancellor Dean of the College of Health, Psychology and Social Care at the University of Derby, discusses what measures are needed to ensure the longevity of the NHS. 

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Chrissie Rowell, researcher and lecturer in Marketing at the University of Derby, discusses how managing screen time is an ongoing issue for parents of young children and how they can encourage healthier habits and more moderated use of screens.

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Dennis Hayes, Professor of Education and Director of Academics for Academic Freedom at the University of Derby, explores the implications of the new Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Act.

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Historian Professor Keith McLay explains why he believes the people's Homage to King Charles III risks undermining our centuries old mixed constitutional monarchy and parliamentary system.

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Doyin Babajide, Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Derby, provides reaction to some of the key outcomes and announcements from the 2023 spring Budget and the impact this will have on people.

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What day-to-day actions can we all take to help fight climate change? And how do we approach this in a cost of living crisis? University of Derby Behaviour Change lecturers Dr Jenny Lunt and Johanna Beswick explore possible solutions with students Katie Johns, Julie Kempthorne and Claire Thomas.

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Professor Keith McLay, Provost (Learning & Teaching) at the University of Derby, looks at how the shadow of Germany's historic role in European warfare impacted on its approach to providing tanks to Ukraine.