Experiencing International Tax Week in Italy
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Derby is one of 10 institutions involved in International Tax Week, where students come together from across Europe to tackle contemporary tax issues. Final year Accounting and Finance students Asad Ahmed and Shakur Sackey reflect on their time at the annual event ..read more
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Exam revision: unveiling the science behind brain health
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Maintaining focus when preparing for exams is essential for success. Dr Katia Vione, Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology, delves into the world of neuroscience and brain health to understand how a healthy lifestyle can support you during exam revision ..read more
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Mastering exams: tried-and-tested revision techniques for students
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Don’t know where to start with revision or struggling to get organised? Alexander Wood, Academic Librarian, explores four different revision methods to help you to study smart and set yourself up for exam success ..read more
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Troubleshoot your revision
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We’ve all be there. Exams are just around the corner, distractions are everywhere and the temptation to procrastinate is greater than ever. Kira Critchlow, X year X student, shares ideas to get you back on track when you’ve hit a brick wall and are struggling to get motivated ..read more
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Degrees and apprenticeships: what's it all about?
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With so many options now available to students, how do you decide what path to follow when you leave school or college? We're here to sort fact from fiction and to help you understand the differences between a degree, an apprenticeship and a degree apprenticeship.  ..read more
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The future of learning – preparing for the AI revolution
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The use of AI is increasing fast and it is likely to have a huge impact on our working and personal lives in the future. Professor Ian Turner, from the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Derby, looks at what AI is, and how we can prepare to live with it and get the most out of it ..read more
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Why it is time to end our obsession with 'resilience'
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Resilience is increasingly seen as something the education system should foster and employers should encourage and develop. But is resilience just telling people to get good at putting up with a bad situation? On Employee Appreciation Day, Professors Frances Maratos and Tristram Hooley from the University of Derby ask whether we should move away from resilience and towards compassion ..read more
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Celebrating Women's History Month
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Women’s History Month is a time to recognise and celebrate women’s contributions to history and modern-day society. Members of the Women and Allies Network share their stories of women who have inspired them.  ..read more
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Staff members share how they get active
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As part of This Derby Girl Can, some of the University's staff members share their stories on how they like to get active and how it helps them.  ..read more
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How encouraging children to support each other could help reduce cyberbullying
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On Safer Internet Day (6 February 2024), Dr Peter Macaulay, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Derby, explores how research is helping to shape new approaches to tackle the growing issue of cyberbullying ..read more
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