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Postgraduate Research Student

Annabel is a postgraduate research student and registered nurse with 30 years of experience; her clinical background is predominantly acute with over ten years in Intensive Care. 

Lecturer in Clinical Genetics

Aparna Duggirala is a Lecturer in Clinical Genetics at the University of Derby. She is a molecular geneticist with a strong background in cell and molecular biology. She performs biomarker discovery and teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students on human metabolic diseases.

Postgraduate Research Student

Artur Wlodarczyk is a Postgraduate Research student who is pursing a Ph.D. with a specific focus on supply chain decarbonisation. 

Postgraduate Research Student

Athina is a Postgraduate research student in the College of Health, Psychology and Social Care, undertaking a funded Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology. 

Associate Professor of Applied Theatre

Ava is a Senior Lecturer in Theatre Arts. She also works as a professional actor, director, programmer and producer. She has worked in theatre, film, commercials and television.

Barbara is a Senior Lecturer in Marketing.

Associate Professor and Head of Discipline: Business and Management

Dr Tina Bass is an Associate Professor and Head of Discipline (Business and Management). She has a Doctorate of Social Science (DSocSci) from the University of Leciester and her research interests are currently focused upon change management and higher education pedagogies. Recently she has taken an interest in the impact of social media upon business.

Professor of Professional Education and Training

Bill Esmond is Associate Professor, Education & Employment. His research is located at the intersection of workplace learning, vocational and higher education. His analysis of systems and practice is widely published in international journals, and he supports the research aspirations of vocational practitioners, from local projects to doctoral study.

Associate lecturer

Dr Bill Whitehead is an associate lecturer at the University of Derby. He is also an educational consultant and research project lead elsewhere. Bill has a particular interest in the organisational structures within the healthcare industry related to supporting newly qualified nurses and practice and clinical education in general.

Lecturer in Psychology

Lecturer in Psychology, Dr Boban (Bob) Simonovic, joined the University of Derby as a Lecturer in Psychology in November 2017, having previously worked as an associate lecturer (online), and as a teaching assistant on campus.

We have around 300 research-active staff at Derby and 400 doctoral students. They are investigating subjects as diverse as cybercrime, Long Covid, mental health, biomedical science, greener forms of transport, and asylum seekers' experiences. Learn more about our people and their research.

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Celebrating female researchers

We are working hard to enable all academics and researchers to succeed regardless of their gender, race and background. We're a member of Athena SWAN and organise a variety of activities throughout the year to promote gender equality.

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