Category: Press

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Craig Keegan, Sport Performance Manager at the University, shares his knowledge of an athlete's mindset in the business world and how to find a way to win.

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Dr Andrew David Dainty, lecturer, registered nurse and researcher working within the Health, Psychology and Social Care at the University of Derby, talks about Irritable Bowel Syndrome and whether psychological treatments can help the common, long-term condition.

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Dr Zaheer Hussain, Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Derby, discusses new research revealing that Facebook use can increase levels of self-esteem.

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Ben Sams, Lecturer in Media Technology at the University of Derby, gives the key ingredients to running a successful UK music festival.

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Whether you’re gearing up for your first marathon or a 10km, long distance running is a mental battle as well as a physical one. Philip Clarke, Lecturer in Psychology at University of Derby Online Learning, discusses how to train your mind for long distance running.

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Be it in music or writing, plagiarism – “stealing other’s ideas” – is a complicated and yet serious offence. So how can universities help students improve their writing and avoid it? Professor James Elander, Head of Psychological Research, gives his top tips.

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Mohammed Jakhara, Head of Department for the Institute of Education at the University of Derby, offers advice to teachers to help students during Clearing.

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Professor Judith Lamie, Pro Vice-Chancellor, talks about Derby's international partnerships and the benefits of adopting a global outlook.

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Sarah Charles and Alison Hardman, Senior Education Lecturers at the University of Derby, explore the demands teaching staff face.

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Sian Davies-Vollum, Lecturer in Geoscience and Yoga Teacher of 16 years, discusses the health benefits of taking up yoga.