Category: Press

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Is laughter the best medicine? Freda Gonot-Schoupinsky at the University of Derby, is exploring the power of laughing in improving older people's wellbeing.

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How different is it from being a student nurse to a registered nurse in practice? Dr Bill Whitehead at the University of Derby explains the transition.

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Paula Shaw, Academic Manager at University of Derby Online Learning, explores how a 'virtual campus' can provide a rich student learning experience.

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Are modern universities at risk of becoming 'McDonaldized'? Dennis Hayes, Professor of Education at the University of Derby, discusses the implications.

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Katie Seymour-Smith, Employability Delivery Manager at the University of Derby, explains how students can bag their dream job after coming through Clearing.

The University of Derby is supporting veterans as they transition to life after the Armed Forces, from establishing new careers to promoting mental health.

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The UK creative industries are worth £92 billion. But with a decline in GCSE students taking up creative subjects, are the arts valued or vulnerable?

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Gareth Hughes, Psychotherapist and Research Lead at the University of Derby, gives tips to parents to help their children when they first start university.

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The UK has experienced thousands of terror attacks since 1970, according to the Global Terrorism Database. So, can terrorism ever be tackled?

The BBC's Blue Planet 2 was a huge wake-up call about the damage we're doing to the oceans through our excessive use of plastic.