The University of Derby (@DerbyUni) has received its second national award for its contributions to access and participation, after being crowned Higher Education Institution of the Year at the prestigious NEON Awards, two weeks after scooping University of the Year at the UK Social Mobility Awards.
Emma Hyde, Head of Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Derby (@DerbyUni) reflects on winning the prestigious National Teaching Fellowship award. In this blog, she details her passion for both her subject and teaching.
The benefits of group singing have been widely publicised in the media as well as in academic research papers, which has led to the formation of choirs designed specifically to help improve mental wellbeing. Here, Dr Yoon Irons, Research Fellow at the University of Derby (@DerbyUni), discusses a new MARCH Network funded (@NetworkMARCH) research project called Mental Health Inclusive Choirs, which is exploring singing, group leadership and mental health.