College of Science and Engineering staff

Senior Lecturer in Ecology

Module leader for the undergraduate module 'Research Methods, and the MSc modules 'Conservation Biology in Principle and Practice' and 'Analytical Methods for Ecologists. 

Jon Burton in a music room standing close to a bass guitar
Senior Lecturer in BSc (Hons) Sound, Light and Live Event Engineering

Before joining the University in 2019 Jon had a long career in the music industry, working as a sound engineer, primarily in live concert touring. Since joining the University of Derby Jon now teaches on the BSc (Hons) in Sound, Light and Live Event Technology as well as the MSc in Audio Engineering.

Dr Chris Bussell
Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean, College of Science and Engineering

Dr Chris Bussell is the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the College of Science and Engineering. Chris's academic field is in human physiology, with particular focus on responses and adaptation to high performance and health outcomes arising through increased participation in physical activity.

Senior Lecturer

Programme Leader for BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology and Practice and Senior Lecturer in Architecture

Valeria is programme leader for the Architectural Technology course. She also teaches on both architectural courses. 

Square image of staff member Joana Carvlho undertaking field work
Lecturer in Spatial Ecology and Biosciences

Joana Carvalho is a lecturer in Spatial Ecology and Biosciences. Joana's specialist areas include wildlife conservation, behavioural ecology, primatology, species distribution models, spatial analysis, population abundance/density models and scenarios analysis (including climate change and land use/cover change).

Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for MSc Architectural Courses

Dr Boris Ceranic is a long standing Programme Leader of undergraduate and postgraduate architectural courses and an experienced academic, practitioner and researcher. 

Postgraduate Coordinator for Sport, Outdoor and Exercise Science Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Charlotte is a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology and leads the Advanced Research Methods, Advanced Sport Psychology, and Psychology of Exercise and Physical Activity modules on the programme. Her research areas include effective practice and education and training in sport psychology, professional practice in sport and exercise, and motivation and wellbeing in athletes.

Senior Lecturer

Mark is a Senior Lecturer, Researcher, Performance Consultant to Elite Athletes and MSc Programme Leader.

Dr Joel Chidley mountain biking in Canada
Lecturer in Sport Outdoor and Exercise Science

As a lecturer and level 6 lead in Sport Outdoor and Exercise Science, Dr Chidley leads modules on environmental exercise physiology and research methods. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has a PhD in exercise psychophysiology.