Category: Press

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Professor Carley Foster, Head of the Centre for Business Improvement at the University of Derby, discusses the implications for the high street in the run up to Christmas and beyond.

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Barbara Tomasella, Lecturer in Marketing at the University of Derby, discusses the impact of Covid-19 on Black Friday and gives her advice on how to shop responsibly.

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Dr Gulcan Garip, Academic Lead in Psychology at the University of Derby, and graduate Sanju Rusara Seneviratne, explore the experiences of online psychology students engaging in online learning in pursuit of a career change, with educators having a responsibility to create opportunities, enhance motivation, and improve skills for students to become self-regulated learners.

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Here, Dr Paula Holt MBE, Pro Vice-Chancellor Dean of the College of Health, Psychology and Social Care at the University of Derby and ex-British Army officer, discusses why a growing number of veterans are coming forward to deal with alcohol misuse after many years of struggling to ask for the help they need.

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Hakeem O. Yusuf, Professor of Law and Global Studies at the University of Derby, examines how the #EndSARS protests can help end the colonial legacy of policing in Nigeria.

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Denise Baker, Head of Pre-Qualifying Healthcare at the University of Derby, discusses Jeremy Hunt's announcement to increase trainee nursing places.

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Professor Nicholas Apergis, Professor of Economics at the University of Derby, discusses how big businesses avoid paying taxes and how governments should respond.

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Dr Susan Hogan, Professor of Arts and Health at the University of Derby, examines how art-making can provide a means for women to express and understand their changed sense of self-identity and sexuality as a result of pregnancy and motherhood.

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Professor Frances Maratos, Associate Professor and Reader in Emotion Science at the University of Derby, explains why she and fellow psychologists are concerned about recent messaging about Covid-19.

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Dr Clive Holmwood, Associate Professor in Dramatherapy at the University of Derby discusses how dramatherapy and play based approaches can help with the emotional impact on the Covid-19 generation.