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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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New Book: The Political Economy of the Hospital in History

New Book: The Political Economy of the Hospital in History

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-03-10

Our latest publication The Political Economy of the Hospital in History (Eds. Martin Gorsky, Margarita Vilar-Rodríguez and Jerònia Pons-Pons) examines the history of the hospital across different countries and times.As the healthcare sector has grown and developed so its costs have risen, with hospitals playing an essential role in healthcare and promoting economic activities and [...]

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The University of Huddersfield Press introduces: Brahms Op. 108 and 120 & Pennine Records!

The University of Huddersfield Press introduces: Brahms Op. 108 and 120 & Pennine Records!

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-11-30

We have exciting news! We are publishing our very first CD as part of the University of Huddersfield’s new record label: Pennine records. This new record label is the product of a collaboration between the University of Huddersfield Press and the School of Music, Humanities and Media.  The purpose of the label, driven by a vision by Huddersfield lecturer and scholar-performer, Dr David [...]

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New Publication: Power in the Land

New Publication: Power in the Land

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-09-22

Power in the Land, the Ramsdens and their Huddersfield Estate, 1542-1920This new collection of essays focuses on aspects of the relationship between the Ramsdens and Huddersfield town whilst throwing new light on the circumstances surrounding the sale of the Ramsden estate. Edited by Edward Royle, Emeritus Professor of History at the University of York and resulting from an initiative by [...]

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The Journal of Performance Magic - Call for Papers

The Journal of Performance Magic - Call for Papers

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-07-24

Call of Papers – The New Normal The Journal of Performance Magic is now open for submissions – read the call for papers below to find out information on how to submit and the peer-review process. The Journal of Performance Magic is an annual, peer-reviewed online publication from The University of Huddersfield Press. (ISSN 2051-6037)The Journal focuses on a multidisciplinary and contemporary [...]

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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: 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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Author Spotlight: Celebrating the individuality of young children: Participatory assessment through child-led imaginary play in Reception Class

Author Spotlight: Celebrating the individuality of young children: Participatory assessment through child-led imaginary play in Reception Class

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-15

Huddersfield student Sally Bee-Booth published an article in the sixth issue of our student research journal Fields. We asked her to write a short overview of her research.The government’s increased emphasis on numeracy and literacy assessment in reception class is extremely worrying as it risks failing to celebrate all children, in all their varied strengths and abilities, as being equally [...]

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Open Access Resources - Public Domain Books

Open Access Resources - Public Domain Books

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-12

Last but not least in our series on Open Access resources: Public Domain publications. Whilst these books are technically speaking not open access publications, they are freely available as their copyrights will have expired or are no longer applicable. As such, many of these books include classics like Pride and Prejudice, Alice in Wonderland and Little Women. Project GutenbergThe go-to for [...]

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Open Access Resources - Publishers

Open Access Resources - Publishers

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-07

Third in our series of Open Access resources are publishers! First of all, there is our fellow Yorkshire OA university press White Rose University Press, which is a collaboration between York, Leeds and Sheffield University. They welcome publications from a wide range of academic disciplines. One of their latest publications is Voices and Practices in Applied Linguistics on research in applied [...]

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Open Access Resources - Books

Open Access Resources - Books

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-05-04

Next in our series of Open Access resources are Open Access books and platforms for them. Starting DOAB, which is a directory for Open Access books and helps to increase the discoverability of Open Access books. Publishers are invited to provide metadata of their OA books to DOAB and libraries can integrate the directory in their catalogues and online collections. As such, DOAB aids students, [...]

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Open Access Resources - Journals, Archives and other Platforms

Open Access Resources - Journals, Archives and other Platforms

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-04-29

Huddersfield University Press is a proud Open Access publisher and as such, we are always happy to promote and celebrate Open Access publications. However, we are not the only OA publisher and this post, and others to follow, will highlight various OA publishers and platforms. We will start with the various OA platforms, directories and archives available.Informit and ScienceOpen are both open [...]

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