Category: Press

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What has the coronavirus pandemic taught us about Big Data and analytics? Richard Self, Senior Lecturer in Governance of Advanced and Emerging Technologies at the University of Derby, discusses in his latest blog.

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In this blog Dr Fiona Holland, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Derby, discusses whether a positive psychology intervention could make a difference for those working in healthcare settings.

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In this blog Christopher Barnes, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, examines what life in lockdown is like when you are a new parent.

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In this blog, Katia Correa Vione, Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Derby, explores how exposure to negative news affects our mental health.

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Miles Richardson, Professor of Human Factors and Nature Connectedness at the University of Derby, has been working with The Wildlife Trusts on new research which shows the feel-good factor from simple daily engagement with nature can last for months, once initiated. Here, he discusses the latest research and how to make the most of spending time in nature during the current lockdown.

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Dr Tom Hunt, Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Derby, gives advice on how to understand the numerical data and manage emotional responses during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sharan Watson, Programme Leader for PG Cert Palliative Care at the University of Derby, discusses why it is more imperative than ever that health and social care workers feel confident and supported to talk about bereavement.

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The country and world has endured weeks of unprecedented challenge due to coronavirus. As we go further into the crisis, we need to be mindful of how well healthcare workers may be coping with the unprecedented way of caring for our most vulnerable COVID-19 patients.

Dr Alan Williams, Academic Lead for Nursing and Perioperative Practice at the University of Derby, marks International Nurses Day 2020 (May 12) by discussing why he is proud of his profession and the wider healthcare sector and why it should be celebrated and appreciated all year round.

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MSc Ergonomics online student Alawi Almajid shares his top tips of how to get the best out of your online learning experience.