Postgraduate research students

Mary Anne smiling
Postgraduate Research Student

Mary-Ann is a Postgraduate Research Student who particularly focuses on the literature of Janet Frame, Toni Morrison and Marge Piercy. She explores the language of traumatic experience and healing, the use of healing art as a recovery medium from mental health issues.

Postgraduate Research Student

Danielle's research focuses on applying machine learning to aid particle identification (PID) within ALICE (A Large Ion Colliding Experiment), CERN. In particular, she is using graph learning to allow for more meaningful classifications of physics data. 

Postgraduate Research Student

Martin's research project is about identifying effective strategies regarding the disclosure of evidence in police interviews with suspects. He is a lecturer and investigative psychologist working at the Police Academy of the Netherlands.

Postgraduate Research Student

Beth is a Postgraduate Research Student whose area of research explores how post-millennials access and engage with the news and the reasoning behind this. 

Postgraduate Research Student

Wendy's research is concerned with the experience of therapists that are using the principles and practices of Compassion Focused Therapy in their personal and professional lives. 

Leigh Woodside in a purple shirt
Postgraduate Research Student

Leigh is a postgraduate research student who is an accomplished senior transformational change professional with over 35 years of expertise in delivering business change projects and more than 20 years of consulting experience in the private, public, and third sector across large global and UK-based organisations.

Callum wearing a blue t shirt and glasses by a window, smiling with mouth open.
Postgraduate Research Student

Callum is a postgraduate research student who is researching the impact of teaching strategies to enhance social cognition within young children.

Silvia sitting at a desk typing on a laptop next to a pile of books
Postgraduate Research Student

Silvia's art therapy research investigates symbolic aesthetic representations of the self in the form of the house.

Yutao standing in front of lockers holding a folder
Postgraduate Research Student

Yutao is a former professional athlete in ice dancing and dance sport who joined the University of Derby as a doctoral student in School of Human Sciences. His research interest lies at the intersection of dance and sport.

Daniel wearing a flat cap standing outside amongst trees.
Postgraduate Research Student

Daniel is a postgraduate research student in the College of Arts, Humanities and Education. His research examines masculinity, morality and class through the lens of the Southern Gothic.