Girls More Likely to Be Cyber-Bullying Victims
Jan. 18, 2016 New research has found that in some situations, moderate internet users are more likely to be exposed to cyber-bullying than heavy internet ... read more
Dec. 9, 2015 Exposure to bullying as a child was associated with psychiatric disorders in adulthood that required treatment in a study of Finnish children, according to an article published online by JAMA ... read more
Combination of Face-to-Face and Online Bullying May Pack a Powerful Punch
Apr. 30, 2016 Bullying and taunts that may have once stayed in the schoolyard increasingly spill over into text messages and social media. A new study shows that the combined effect of both face-to-face and ... read more
Bullying Makes Men Leave the Labor Market
Dec. 12, 2016 Men and women are almost at an equal risk of being bullied in the workplace, but whereas bullying often causes women to go on prolonged sick leave or use antidepressants, men often choose to leave ... read more
Sexual Harassment Common Among Middle School Children, Study Finds
Dec. 9, 2016 Sexual harassment is a prevalent form of victimization that most antibullying programs ignore and teachers and school officials often fail to recognize, says a bullying and youth violence expert. The ... read more
Nearly One-Third of Early Adulthood Depression Could Be Linked to Bullying in Teenage Years
June 2, 2015 Bullying in teenage years is strongly associated with depression later on in life, suggests new research. Depression is a major public health problem with high economic and societal costs. There is a ... read more
How Can Peers, Parents, Schools and New Media Stop Bullying?
Jan. 27, 2016 A new review of research outlines roles and recommendations for peers, parents, schools and new media platforms to stop ... read more
Cyberbullying Rarely Occurs in Isolation, Research Finds
Mar. 7, 2017 Cyberbullying doesn’t create large numbers of new victims, say researchers. Most bullying is face-to-face – with cyberbullying used as a modern tool to supplement traditional forms. A new study ... read more
Bullying: What We Know Based on 40 Years of Research
May 14, 2015 Psychologists have reviewed over 40 years of research on bullying among school age youth, documented the current understanding of the complexity of the issue and suggested directions for future ... read more
Does Advice for Managing Workplace Bullying Really Work?
Mar. 23, 2017 The paradox of workplace bullying advice has been the focus of new research. Investigators interviewed 48 individuals from a variety of occupations and found that targets of workplace bullying ... read more
An essay is a short piece of writing on a particular subject. The main areas of confusion whilst writing essays are:
- understanding the question
- academic style and context of writing
- presenting and supporting an argument
- structure of the essay
List of resources
For example extracts of essays https://udo.derby.ac.uk/sites/udohe/Library/Pages/DO-it-Write.aspx
Tips for academic writing http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/jbednar/writingtips.html
Academic language: http://www.phrasebank.manchester.ac.uk/
Learn higher: http://www.learnhigher.ac.uk/writing-for-university/
Critical thinking skills tutorial from Learn Higher
University of Derby students can access further information on academic writing on our Blackboard module - Improve your academic writing.
Ultimate Guide to Academic Writing: 100+ Useful Resources - This guide reveals all the aspects of academic writing and contains links to useful resources that will boost students' writing skills.
Study Advisor Scheme
As part of our study skills services we provide help with essay structure, dissertation preparation and time management. To request a study advisor please visit us on the lower floor of Kedleston Rd library, or book an appointment online.