Category: Press

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Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer ahead of World Cancer Day on February 4, 2017.

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There is no doubt that, eventually, all books will be available to download over the internet. You could still scour tiny bookshops to find rare copies of The Harvard Classics by Charles W. Eliot, but wait, they are actually available online at the touch of our fingertips. But, the question is, at what cost?

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Dr Philip Clarke, Psychologist at University of Derby Online Learning, explains why Blue Monday is a myth and shares his top tips on how to cheer yourself up in January.

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Ewen Crilley, Hospitality Operations Trainer at the University of Derby, gives his top tips on how to eat well for less.

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Kim Smith, Lecturer in Computing at the University of Derby, gives his insight into how technology will evolve in 2017.

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For students, each new year can bring a spell of homesickness after spending Christmas with family and friends. Here are some top tips on how to combat second term blues and enjoy university life.

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Alison Kilduff, Acting Head of Mental Health Nursing at University of Derby, talks about seasonal affective disorder and how to battle those winter blues.

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Gareth Hughes, Researcher and Psychotherapist, gives his advice on how often you should go back home while at university.

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The story of Derby Silk Mill began in 1717 when John Lombe travelled to Piedmont to learn the closely-guarded secrets of the Italian silk industry.