Postgraduate research students

Catherine sitting at a desk, holding a pen.
Lecturer in Psychology

Cate is a Postgraduate Research Student and Associate Lecturer in Psychology. She is also the PGR Chair. She uses qualitative research methods to explore gender, with a specific focus on power relations and sexuality.

Francesca doing interpretive dance
Postgraduate Research Student

Francesca is a Postgraduate Research Student who is aiming to shift bodybuilding from an artistic practice to a research methodology incorporating a written process. 

Sukhraj wearing a blue sweater and shirt, smiling
Postgraduate Research Student

Sukhraj's research aims to identify the impact of different chemical regulations on the Aerospace and Defence (AD) sector.

Photo of PGR student Athina Tripli
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. 

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

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.