Category: Press

growing piles of coins in soil with plant shoots on top of them

Orla Kelleher, Senior Lecturer in Responsible Management at the University of Derby, investigates the challenges business leaders face in light of the urgent need to address sustainability.

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Dr Fred Paterson, Associate Professor of Sustainable Business and Clean Growth at the University of Derby, examines the results of a six-year study into pro-environmental business and clean growth trends undertaken by the University’s Sustainable Business Research group in collaboration with the East Midlands Chamber.

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From 8-12 November #LifelongLearningWeek aims to raise the profile of lifelong learning across a range of policy areas. HereRobin Webber-Jones, Head of Apprenticeships at the University of Derby explains why he is so passionate about the topic.

Student using radiography equipment at the University of Derby

To mark World Radiography Day 2021, Dr Emma Hyde, Associate Professor in Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Derby and National Teaching Fellow, discusses the importance of patient-centred care in diagnostic radiography.  

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Dr Rhiannon Jones, Researcher at the University of Derby, will speak at the Design for Planet event, which will champion design as a powerful agent of change. Here, she explains more.

Kirsten Lees standing on moorland

Kirsten Lees, Early Career Research in Zero Carbon at the University of Derby explains why we need to work with the natural world and think carefully about how we manage landscapes into the future in order to mitigate the climate crisis.

Oak tree from Glasgow coat of arms in the City's Botanic Gardens

Paul Elliott, Professor of Modern History at the University of Derby maintains that we can be inspired by the host city of Glasgow and particularly its history of ambitious municipal environmental intervention.  

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Dr Gemma Collard Stokes, Researcher in Therapeutic Arts at the University of Derby discusses why Dance performance and participation offers us encounters of belonging, of kinship and of care, so we might fall in love with the planet again. 

Object made by young person, March 2020

Dr Jamie Bird, Deputy Head of Centre for Health, Psychology and Social Care Research explores the use art as a way of dealing with the different feelings that witnessing the climate crisis has upon individuals and groups – specifically with young people.

fountain at Derby Arboretum

Following the news that some of Derby and Derbyshire’s parks have received Green Flag awards, Paul Elliott, Professor of modern history, who has researched the history of public parks and green spaces, explores what this means for the city and county.