Staff profile

Dr Lovemore Nyatanga


Principal Lecturer in Psychology

Subject

Psychology and Counselling

College

College of Life and Natural Sciences

Department

School of Human Sciences

Campus

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Email

l.nyatanga@derby.ac.uk

About

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Teaching responsibilities

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Professional interests

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Research interests

My research interests are:

  1. Assessing students progression through The Experiential Taxonomy (ET) 1988 - 1990
  2. Establishing an index of good practice in the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) November 1990 - March 1991
  3. Shadow visiting APL schemes in UK July 1991 - June 1992
  4. Investigation of academic levels & their use in assessment of professional APL portfolios 1992 - 1995 (Director of PhD Study)
  5. Identifying nursing, midwifery & health visiting educational needs specific to "Health of the Nation" April 1995 - September 1996
  6. Improving Ocorn Standards & Ambulance Zoning in Derbyshire (Research Proposal funded for £250,000 between 1995 - 1998)
  7. Professional Ethnocentrism: An investigation of the Social Psychology of Identity and Intergroup Behaviour (1998 - 2000)
  8. Empowerment in a psychiatric rehabilitation unit (2000 - 2001)
  9. Perceptions of community empowerment in elderly people (2002 - 2003 research project at the Bridge Centre - Nottingham)
  10. Perceptions of empowerment in nurses (2002 - 2004 research project) in collaboration with the International Empowerment Group.
  11. Development of APL Framework at the Zimbabwe Open University (2000-2003) Project pump prime funded through the British Council and DFID.

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Qualifications

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In the media

Worked with the Press Association to psychologically assess the re-election family picture pose of Tony Blair after his election victory in 2005. 

Recent publications