Category: Research

A woman sits writing in a notebook on a sofa next to a cat.

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.

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Research influences so much in our lives and changes things for the better. Bethany McLocklin explores how research has a positive impact on your university education

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Simply, Stop – Look – Listen and Enjoy Nature! Here, Miles Richardson, Professor of Human Factors and Nature Connectedness at Derby, explains why this simple Green Care Code is all it takes to help improve your own and nature’s wellbeing.

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When the government talks of 'levelling up', what does it mean, what are the conditions that make it necessary and how can it be achieved? Economics Lecturer Ghulam Mustafa, of the University of Derby, explores the data in this new blog.


Dr William Van Gordon, Associate Professor of Contemplative Psychology at the University of Derby, explores the best ways for researchers to engage with the media and boost impact.

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Dr Caroline Harvey and Dr Frances Maratos explore the impact of the pandemic on group working.