College of Science and Engineering staff

Sarwat wearing a white sweater with blue lanyard on, smiling
Postgraduate Research Student

Sarwat is a postgraduate research student at the University of Derby. The aim of her PhD project is to improve and accelerate the diagnosis process of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by applying pre-existing machine learning tools and algorithms to improve the diagnosis and screening process.

Deb wearing a blue sweater with a pink striped shirt, smiling, outdoors
Lecturer in Human and Developmental Geography

Dr Debadayita (Deb) Raha is a lecturer in Human and Developmental Geography at the University of Derby. Her research interests lie in the multidisciplinary field of social science and environmental impact on people's lives. She has previously worked at the University of Nottingham looking at whole systems analysis of small scale renewable energy for rural communities in UK and India.

Dr Andrew Ramsey working in a lab with water crustacean.
Head of Discipline Environmental Sciences

Andrew is an ecologist and conservation biologist and teach these specialisms at undergraduate and postgraduate level. He is a Programme Leader for Zoology and supervises a range of PhD students. Andrew is also the research lead for 'Eco-sustainability and evolution' in the University of Derby's 'Environmental Sustainability Research Centre'.

Associate Lecturer and Online Tutor

Niamh-Elizabeth is an associate lecturer in the Sport and Exercise department and an online tutor for the Psychology department.


Wayne has been a lecturer at University of Derby since 2003. Prior to that, he worked in the computer industry. He is the programme leader for the BSc (Hons) Computer Science degree. 

Senior Academic

John has been at the University of Derby for over 17 years and currently holds the role of Senior Academic, teaching on our MSc Innovative Engineering Solutions and our MSc Professional Engineering.

Louise Robinson in a laboratory working on Molecular Biology Forensic
Lecturer in Forensic Biology

As a lecturer in Forensic Biology, Dr Robinson teaches within the Forensic Science programmes at the University of Derby as well as supporting core modules within Biology and Biomedical Sciences.

Visiting Professor of Freshwater Biology; David Rogers Associates, Aquatic Biological Consultants

Visiting Professor of Freshwater Biology; David Rogers Associates, Aquatic Biological Consultants. 

Senior Lecturer in Physical Activity and Health

Dr Clare Roscoe is a senior lecturer in physical activity and health. She is actively involved in research around the area of physical activity and fundamental movement skills in preschool and primary school aged children.

Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer Mineral Extractives Technology

Chris is Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer Mineral Extractives Technology.