School of Human Sciences staff

Senior Lecturer in Forensic Science

Sebastien Moret is a Senior Lecturer in Forensic Science, and Programme leader of the BSc in Forensic Science. He splits his time between teaching and research. He aims to provide the best quality teaching to equip his students with practical skills they will be able to use once they graduate.

Isaac Shawa at the front of a lecture theatre at the University of Derby.
Lecturer in Clinical Microbiology

Dr Isaac Thom Shawa is a Lecturer at the University of Derby. He is involved in teaching, conducting research, as well as pastoral care encouraging effective research and collaborations to create impact both locally and internationally.

Ben Sholademi Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory Investigation
Associate Lecturer in Biomedical Science

Ben Sholademi is an Associate Lecturer in Biomedical Science at the University of Derby and has over 20 years of professional experience both as a Biomedical Scientist and Clinical Scientist in the NHS and abroad. 

Dr Shivadas Sivasubramaniam
Head of Biomedical and Forensic Science

Dr Shiva D Sivasubramaniam is the Head of Biomedical and Forensic Science. His research scientific interests are trophoblast invasion and the effects of environmental pollution on developing placenta. His pedagogic research interests include medical ethics, student-centred teaching and enhancing academic integrity by developing student engagement.

Lecturer in Sport, Outdoor and Exercise Science

Nicola is a Lecturer in Sport, Outdoor and Exercise Science.

Staff member Timothy Lee
Lecturer in Forensic Science

As a Lecturer in Forensic Science, Timothy teaches across different modules in the Forensic Science programmes. Timothy has a research background in the area of latent fingermark detection and enhancement and is interested in the interpretation and evaluation of evidence in various disciplines.

Head of Human Sciences Research Centre, Professor of Human Physiology

Professor Gyan Tripathi is the Head of the Human Science Research Centre. He graduated with MSc in Biotechnology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India (1993) and completed his PhD in Biotechnology.

Analytical Chemistry Technician

Joe Waldron provides technical and laboratory support mainly within the area of Analytical Chemistry. Over the last 30 years Joe has supported various subjects including; Chemistry, Geology, Environmental and Forensic Sciences.

Lecturer in Forensic Science

Dr Varsha Warrier is a Lecturer in Forensic Science with a research background in Forensic Anthropology, specifically within the areas of virtual anthropology and computational statistics. Her subject interests include Forensic Anthropology, Crime Scene Investigation, Forensic Entomology, and Forensic Statistics.

Senior Lecturer - BA (Hons) Sport Management

Omari Williams is the programme leader for BA (Hons) Sport Management. Omari's role enables him to provide a commercial focus for the degree, taking lead on partnerships with Derby County Football Club, Team Derby and Derbyshire County Cricket Club.