Postgraduate research students

Beth Collinson smiling wearing glasses
Postgraduate Research Student

Beth is a postgraduate research student who is investigating recovery capital, while identifying gender similarities and differences in pathways to recovery for problematic drinkers in Sheffield.

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. 

Vic Curtis teaching an enterprise and entrepreneurship class
Course Director - Derby Business School

Vic Curtis is DBS Course Director, Senior Lecturer in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship and Subject Leader for Joint Honours Business Enterprise pathway. He encourages students to take a more enterprising approach to their studies to achieve the best outcomes possible. Vic has worked in the sugar industry, held senior sales and marketing positions and started his own consultancy business.

Ian Danton in his graduation cap and gown
Postgraduate Research Student

Ian Danton is a Postgraduate Research Student. His psychological research is into the common values that connect all humans. His long-term goal is to develop an intervention, based on these values, that can be used to minimise prejudicial attitudes and behaviours.

Melissa Di Giovanni
Postgraduate Research Student

Melissa is a postgraduate research student whose current research investigates how cognitive and psychological factors influence drawing ability and affect the design experience for students in design education. 

Alexandra wearing a cardigan, clutching hands together
Postgraduate Research Student

Alexandra is a first-year postgraduate research student researching fundamental movement skills, physical activity, and balance during early childhood. 

Mark Dring in conversation.
Senior Lecturer

Mark is a lecturer on the Sound, Light and Live Event Technology Degree and also on the IOA Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control.

David Durie in front of a festival stage
Postgraduate Research Student

David is a postgraduate research student within the College of Business, Law, and Social Science and is researching the perceptions, expectations, and actions of multiple stakeholders contributing to the UK’s “Net Zero by 2050” policy agenda.

Duncan resting his chin on his knuckle, smiling
Postgraduate Research Student

Duncan is a Senior Public Officer in Malta and has worked in managerial positions with organisations in a wide variety of sectors in Civil Government, Educational Management, Insurance, Risk and Security and Retail. He is reading for a Doctorate in Professional Practice with a specific interest in Executive Coaching.

Postgraduate Research Student

Mohammed is a postgraduate research student at the University of Derby. His thesis title is efficiency of bacterial self-healing concrete inculcated ground condition.