Category: Press

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Dr Frances Marato discusses whether in terms of the health and well-being of our pupils and teachers, the UK education system is arguably nearing breaking point, after recent reports reveal that up to 54% of teachers state their job ‘often’ or ‘always’ impacts negatively on their mental and/or physical health.

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Yasuhiro Kotera, Academic Lead in Counselling, Psychotherapy and Psychology at the University of Derby and psychological consultant Nataliya Braun explore the influence of dance on embodied self-awareness and wellbeing.

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Dr Jamie Bird, Deputy Head of the Centre for Health and Social Care Research at the University of Derby explores climate anxiety and the work he and his colleagues are doing to provide an emotional response to the climate crisis across the globe.

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Alistair Hodge, Head of School - Humanities & Journalism at the University of Derby, discusses the importance of 'the humanities' and the value of studying this field in light of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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Dr Sophie Williams from the University of Derby, discuss how strategies from performance psychology can help when returning to work after maternity leave.

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Dr Ainslea Cross, Academic Lead for Health Psychology at the University of Derby Online Learning, talks about how we can apply lessons from health psychology research to keep our resolutions on track and work towards our life and health goals.

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Professor Keith McLay gives his historical perspective on the State Opening of Parliament and plans to review the UK constitution.

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With the promise of new investment from Government, Simon Williams discusses a potentially more positive future for Youth Work and young people.

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Yasuhiro Kotera, Academic Lead in Counselling, Psychotherapy and Psychology at the University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL), examines the mental health of social work students and explores positive psychology as a possible solution to the problem.

Fresh from a visit to Harvard and face-to-face meeting with a marketing legend, Dr Charles Hancock, Senior Lecturer in Marketing at the University of Derby, talks about how his meeting with Harvard Emeritus Professor Gerald Zaltman came about and the impact it has had on his career.