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Author Spotlight - Is there a deficit of Engineering principle as a result of the UK skills gap?

Author Spotlight - Is there a deficit of Engineering principle as a result of the UK skills gap?

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-06-15

One of the students whose work was published in our 7th edition of FIELDS was Sam Edwards from the school of Computing and Engineering. Sam researched the possible UK skill gap in the engineering field through various factors and then investigated how this affected engineers' careers and futures. We asked Sam to tell us a bit more about his research below and you can read his full article [...]

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Author Spotlight - Optical and XCT Measurement of Additively Manufactured Surfaces

Author Spotlight - Optical and XCT Measurement of Additively Manufactured Surfaces

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-06-10

One of the students featured in our 7th edition of FIELDS is Huddersfield Graduate Weidong Liu, from the school of Computing and Engineering. For his article, Weidong analysed surface roughness in 3D printing as this is an important element of 3D printing. We asked Weidong to provide us with a quick general overview of his research:Additive manufacturing is commonly known as 3D printing which is [...]

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Author Spotlight - Measuring the relationship between workplace opportunities and motivation among women in the technology industry.

Author Spotlight - Measuring the relationship between workplace opportunities and motivation among women in the technology industry.

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-06-08

Huddersfield graduate Jess Murdoch was one of the students featured in the 7th edition of FIELDS, our open-access student research journal. We asked Jess for some insights into her article and research:The issue of gender imbalance is one that effects almost all industries but is particularly aggressive within tech. Just 14.4% of the overall science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) [...]

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Author Spotlight - Living with the mantle of the Strong Black Woman, in the face of adversity.

Author Spotlight - Living with the mantle of the Strong Black Woman, in the face of adversity.

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-06-01

One of the students featured in our 7th Edition of FIELDS (our open-access student research journal) is Laura Pusey from the school of Human and Health Sciences, whose article analysed the mantle of 'the strong black woman'. We asked Laura for a short comment and summary of her work:Often mistakenly perceived as difficult and sassy diva’s; African-Caribbean women have long found themselves [...]

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Author Spotlight - To what extent do game design features impact children's engagement on digital education games?

Author Spotlight - To what extent do game design features impact children's engagement on digital education games?

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-06-01

We asked Huddersfield student Sidra Akram, from the School of Education and Professional Development to talk to us about their research and article in our 7th Edition of FIELDS. Read what Sidra had to say about this here:This study explores the extent to which game design features impact children’s engagement on digital education games (DEG’s). Research has highlighted that the topic of digital [...]

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Author Spotlight - SLOWcial Media: A practice based project exploring the alternatives to social media.

Author Spotlight - SLOWcial Media: A practice based project exploring the alternatives to social media.

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-05-24

We asked Megan Gregory from the school of Art, Design and Architecture to talk to us about her article in FIELDS, our open-access student journal. Megan wrote about 'slowcial media' as an alternative to social media and the need to disconnect from being online.‘ROOT’, an exploration into the need for rebalancing of natural and digital lifestyles, challenging the human disconnect with nature. The [...]

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Author Spotlight - Combination treatment with migrastatic inhibitors to target brain tumour spread

Author Spotlight - Combination treatment with migrastatic inhibitors to target brain tumour spread

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-05-20

We asked Hayley Butler from the School of Applied Sciences whose work is featured in our 2021 edition of FIELDS to talk to us about her research:My article proposed a novel treatment to target brain tumour spread and to prevent tumour reoccurrence after surgical resection. This is a highly devastating disease which can lead to mood disorders, seizures and alter personalities. [...]

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Author Spotlight - Investigating the Performance of Rail Steels

Author Spotlight - Investigating the Performance of Rail Steels

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-05-18

Daniel Woodhead from the School of Computing and Engineering is one of the students whose work is published in the 7th edition of FIELDS, our students research journal. We asked Daniel about his research and his article:This study focusses on aiding the understanding of how various material properties effect the different damage mechanisms of rail steels. This will support the future development [...]

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Author Spotlight - The child’s perspective on what is the purpose of preschool

Author Spotlight - The child’s perspective on what is the purpose of preschool

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-05-11

One of the students featured in our 2021 edition of FIELDS is Olivia Tumini from the School of Education and Professional Development. We asked Olivia to talk to her about her research:This article focuses on the child’s perspectives of their preschool provision. Examining how the child’s voice is recognised and facilitated within their Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). The 2017 Early [...]

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Author Spotlight - Analysing different aspects and dimensions of rebranding, what is the efficacy of urban rebranding strategies?

Author Spotlight - Analysing different aspects and dimensions of rebranding, what is the efficacy of urban rebranding strategies?

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-05-11

The 7th 2021 edition of FIELDS is now available for open access download in our journal section! One of the students featured is Stacey Baratt, who researched rebranding strategies and urban architecture. We asked Stacey to talk to us about her research:Over recent decades, the urban environment has transformed due to rapid global advancements in transportation and communication technology – [...]

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Author Spotlight - Speech presentation in newspapers: An empirical reader response

Author Spotlight - Speech presentation in newspapers: An empirical reader response

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-05-10

Huddersfield linguistics student Matthew Butler is one of the students whose work is being featured in our 7th edition of FIELDS; our student research journal. We asked him about this research and the aims of his research:The research I report on in this paper is primarily concerned with how readers perceive speech to be presented in newspapers. I became interested in how speech is presented in [...]

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Author Spotlight: Morphological properties of hair and their variation when subjected to oxidation via chemical bleaching

Author Spotlight: Morphological properties of hair and their variation when subjected to oxidation via chemical bleaching

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-29

Another article in our latest edition of Fields, our open access student research journal was written by Raeesah Ismat Saddiq. Her article address the issues surrounding hair analysis and hair bleaching. We asked her to tell us about her research, his article and his experiences.My final year MSc project focussed on how hair analysis (particularly in cases of drug testing) can be inaccurate when [...]

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Author Spotlight:An investigation to determine how the introduction of outdoor education supports learning in Key Stage One

Author Spotlight:An investigation to determine how the introduction of outdoor education supports learning in Key Stage One

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-26

Another article in our latest edition of Fields, our open access student research journal was written by Emily Hooson. Her article address the currently relevant issues surrounding teaching and learning practices. We asked her to tell us about her research, his article and his experiences. This journal article offers an insight to how an effective outdoor environment in education impacts [...]

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Author Spotlight: UK SMEs and business students: An investigation into the perceptions of employability for entry-level positions in SMEs

Author Spotlight: UK SMEs and business students: An investigation into the perceptions of employability for entry-level positions in SMEs

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-22

Huddersfield student Thomas Shaw published an article in the 2020 edition of Fields, our open access student research journal. We asked him to tell us about his research, his article and his experiences. My research area focused on a comparison of perceptions of Employability between Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and Undergraduate Business students.The article evaluates thoughts of [...]

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Author Spotlight: An empire of glass: Cracks in the foundations of Kipling's India

Author Spotlight: An empire of glass: Cracks in the foundations of Kipling's India

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-18

Huddersfield literature student Aaisha Raja published an article in the 2020 edition of Fields, our open access student research journal. We asked her to tell us about her research and her article. Rudyard Kipling’s Kim is a novel that attempts to reconcile Kipling’s love for India and his knowledge that his presence was undesired. He fabricates an idealised fantasy of colonial India—one that [...]

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