Category: Press

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Professor Keith McLay, Pro Vice-Chancellor Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Education at the University of Derby, discusses how participants in the Brexit debate are choosing historical examples to support their judgements.

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David McGravie, Head of the School of Arts/Deputy Dean College of Arts, Humanities and Education at the University of Derby, reflects on the diversity international students bring to the UK and the challenges they face.

Traumatic brain injuries and the impact they have on families has recently been debated in Parliament, with politicians crying out for more support for those affected. But what support can be offered and how complex is the situation? Charlie Whiffin, Senior Lecturer in Pre-qualifying Health Care at the University of Derby, explores.

Dr Dean Fido, Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Derby Online Learning, discusses 'Ikigai' the Japanese construct of having purpose in life as a means of protecting against suicide.

Dr William Van Gordon, Associate Professor at the University of Derby Online Learning, discusses how spiritual awareness has diminished, leading to an increase in major environmental and socioeconomic issues, as well as public health issues on a global emergency scale.

Following the news that Thomas Cook has ceased trading, Dr Sarah Rawlinson, Head of the Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism at the University of Derby, reflects on its humble beginnings, the rise of the brand and its hopeless end.

Three nursing students working in the University's mock ward

Dr Bill Whitehead, Deputy Dean of the College of Health and Social Care at the University of Derby, discusses the importance of the transition period for student nurses to registered nurses in order to retain vital nursing staff.

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Jessica Jackson, Specialist Community Public Health Research Nurse at the University of Derby, talks about the importance of students ensuring they are fully protected from highly infectious viral illnesses.

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Joanna Baker, Therapist and Psychoeducation Coordinator at the University of Derby, shares insight into what anxiety is and what can be done to manage it.

Brendan Moffett, Director of the University of Derby's Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism, discusses how a funding boost will help grow the tourism and hospitality sector in the Peak District and Derbyshire.