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International Day of Education 2024

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2024-01-17

To celebrate International Day of Education on 24 January we’ve put together a collection of five articles from across our journals showcasing innovative approaches to research in childhood and adult education.   An investigation to determine how the introduction of outdoor education supports learning in Key Stage One | Emily Hooson This study focuses [...]

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Open Institutional Publishing Association

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2023-10-10

We are pleased to announce that we are now a member of the Open Institutional Publishing Association (OIPA). This group is a community of practice for publishing operations affiliated with institutions which are striving for open access, from small and medium-sized university presses to individuals based within university libraries working on scholarly journals. The association offers a new [...]

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First PGR edition of Fields: Journal of Huddersfield Student Research

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2023-10-02

We’re delighted to announce the publication of the first PGR edition of Fields: Journal of Huddersfield Student Research.  The volume, edited by Psychology PhD student Louisa Peters and Dean of the Graduate School Monty Adkins, draws on research presented at the 2022 PGR Conference on ‘Recovery and Resilience’ and includes 7 papers from postgraduate researchers working across the [...]

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British Journal of Pharmacy accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2023-08-02

We're delighted to announce that the British Journal of Pharmacy is the latest University of Huddersfield Press journal to have been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). DOAJ is a global open access index and a gold standard for open access publishing and we're very happy that the high quality articles published in the British Journal of Pharmacy will now be [...]

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Author Spotlight - Grassroot responses from the Black community towards the race riots of the 1980s

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2023-07-25

One of the students whose work was published in our 9th edition of Fields was Marva Bibi from the School of Arts and Humanities.We asked Marva to tell us a bit more about the research below and you can read the full article here:"My research provides agency to the Black community to articulate their rightful lived experiences, emotions, and perceptions of the 1980s race riots [...]

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Author Spotlight - Moral transgressions against Victorian society in the tragic plays of Oscar Wilde

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2023-07-25

One of the students whose work was published in our 9th edition of Fields was Qurratulain Javid from the School of Arts and Humanities.We asked Qurratulain to tell us a bit more about the research below and you can read the full article here:"Oscar Wilde’s reputation as a scandalous celebrity was enough to destroy his role as one of the most prolific writers of the [...]

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Author Spotlight - Can ensuring that people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) have effective education reduce the risk of incarceration?

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2023-07-25

One of the students whose work was published in our 9th edition of Fields was Claudia Quintans Costa from the School of Human and Health Sciences.We asked Claudia to tell us a bit more about the research below and you can read the full article here:"The world is already hard to navigate as it is, but that paired up with a disability and society’s general disinterest in [...]

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Author Spotlight - Over to you: Lonely professionals and the Thinking Environment

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2023-07-25

One of the students whose work was published in our 9th edition of Fields was Amber Frankland from the School of Education and Professional Development.We asked Amber to tell us a bit more about the research below and you can read the full article here:"In March 2020, a virtual community of practice was created for Further Education practitioners from across the UK to meet and [...]

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Author Spotlight - How architecture expresses character traits in Middle Earth: Analysing the Great Dwarven Cities of Moria & Erebor

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2023-07-25

One of the students whose work was published in our 9th edition of Fields was Nadim Rana Afzal from the school of Arts and Humanities.We asked Nadim to tell us a bit more about the research below and you can read the full article here:"This article is an exploration of architecture and design through J.R.R Tolkien’s Middle Earth, answering questions regarding character traits and [...]

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The not so ‘secret’ lives of further education’s teacher educators…

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2023-07-19

by Roy Fisher and David Powell. Anja Swennen, a Dutch teacher educator and one of the editors of the European Journal of Teacher Education, told the Universities Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET) conference in 2015 that ‘good teachers need good teacher educators.’ Who are these teachers of teachers? What constitutes a primary school teacher or a secondary school teacher is [...]

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Author Spotlight - Development of a rapid diagnostic test for the detection of antibodies or antigens to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2022-05-19

One of the students whose work was published in our 8th edition of FIELDS was James Elliff from the school of Applied Sciences.We asked James to tell us a bit more about the research below and you can read the full article here: “My research investigated different options when it came to rapid testing for Covid-19. When this project was under way in 2021, there was still a lot [...]

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Author Spotlight - Equity: Balancing certainty and flexibility to secure justice

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2022-05-19

One of the students whose work was published in our 8th edition of FIELDS was Jacob Griffinfrom the Business School. We asked Jacob to tell us a bit more about the research below and you can read the full article here:  “This article looks closely at equity, particularly within the legal jurisdiction of England and Wales.Whereas the common law operates somewhat [...]

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Author Spotlight - Portrayals of gender and identity in the soundtrack of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2022-05-19

One of the students whose work was published in our 8th edition of FIELDS was Cerys Elizabeth Eckersley from the school of Music, Humanities and Media.Cerys researched how The Witcher 3’s soundtrack constructs identity, focusing in particular on its use of neo-medievalist signifiers and its contrasting representations of masculinity and femininity. We asked Cerys to tell us a [...]

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Volume 8 of 'FIELDS: Journal of Huddersfield Student Research' is now live

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2022-05-19

We are excited to announce that the eighth volume of FIELDS: Journal of Huddersfield Student Research is now live and the content is available to read completely free online at https://www.fieldsjournal.org.uk/ Fields was developed to disseminate the very best of predominately undergraduate research, and this eighth volume presents student research on a wide array of topics from across the [...]

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Book review: 'From Mummers to Madness: A Social History of Popular Music in England, c.1770s to c.1970s'

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2022-05-11

Our title ‘Mummers to Madness’ has been reviewed by Dave Russell, the author of ‘Popular Music in England, 1840-1914. A Social History’ (1997, second edition). Dave has also published numerous essays and articles on the history of popular music and popular leisure.Although the ‘Madness’ in the title of this excellent new book clearly refers to the north London pop band, I could not help wondering [...]

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