Category: Press

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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.

A copy of the Highway Code with driving licence and car key

Dr Alison Lawson, Head of Discipline of Marketing and Operations at Derby Business School, looks at the challenges facing the UK government in communicating this year's changes to the Highway Code.

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Rosemary Horry, Lecturer in Environmental Management at the University of Derby, gives seven top tips on how to reduce your environmental impact.

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Dr Polina Baranova, Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management, explains why it is time for a bold new approach to increase the pace of green business growth.

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As we emerge from the pandemic under a new government, the NHS is under scrutiny and faces some of its toughest challenges. Dr Emma Hyde, Associate Professor – Learning, Teaching and Pedagogy at the University, looks at the role of Allied Health Professionals in the changing NHS.

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

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In this blog, Peter Macaulay, Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Derby, explores how to keep children safe online.

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Ahead of the bicentenary of the death of major Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley on July 8, 2022, Amanda Blake Davis and Paul Whickman consider the influence of Derby and the Derbyshire region on Shelley and his wife Mary Shelley.

Ukraine flag as a map

In this blog, Professor Keith McLay, a historian of war and warfare and Provost - Learning and Teaching at the University of Derby, looks at three examples of instructive on the fallacy of strategic territorial gains in urban war. 

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March is anti-racism month, and when the United Nation’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination takes place, but still our news channels are filled with stories of racism. Here Clare Francis-Slater, Associate Lecturer in Initial Teacher Education discusses why we still need to talk about racism.