Category: Research

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Our female researchers work across the University of Derby in all disciplines from sciences to sport, arts to education. They are delivering research that makes a real difference to everyday lives and they are driving policy changes that can alter society for the better.

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Dr Mark Faghy, who is conducting research into long Covid, explores how data can help drive change. 

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Holly Limbert, Repository and Open Access Librarian, and Caroline Ball, Academic Librarian for the College of Business, Law and Social Sciences, share their thoughts on how Open Access and Open Research is essential in the future of research.

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In this blog, Peter Macaulay, Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Derby, explores how to keep children safe online.

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With universities eagerly awaiting the results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021, Amelia Kenyon, Innovation and Research Operations Officer at the University of Derby, explains what the REF is and why it is important for universities.

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In the final installment of our women in research blog series, we take a look at the research being done under the strands of geoscience, molecular cell biology, the arts and health and identity and culture. 

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Dr Mark Faghy, Associate Professor in Respiratory Physiology at the University of Derby, discusses the journey that led his team from research in occupational physiology and the possible benefits to respiratory patients, to informing the support and treatments that would improve recovery for patients post pandemic.

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The second part to our celebration of female researchers. In this blog, we take a closer look at the literary research that's being conducted by Teresa Forde and Val Derbyshire.

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This is the first part in a series of blogs that will take a look at a selection of research being conducted within the University by female academics and researchers. 

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Our female researchers need no introduction as their research and achievements speak for themselves. But on International Women’s Day 2022, we wanted to share and celebrate their success and #breakthebias to help women move forward.