How appreciation worked better for me than criticism !

To start with, I  am sure we all had been through or have been around someone who always criticize. The first thing we do is avoidance and we seek out to associates or friends whose more at the positive side. Similarly, the same response is being experienced in every walk of life. Emotions like fear, anxiety,…

Cementing the links between academia and industry

On 6 February 2017 researchers, academics, professional staff and students from across the Department ventured out into the Peak District. But this was no ‘walk in the park’. This was one of the biggest cement research groups visiting the biggest cement plant in the UK! Research Associate Theodore Hanein shares his take on the recent excursion to…

Photosoc: the other major part of my university life

Being a part of photosoc has been a major part of my university experience. I have lots of friends from the society, and I have learnt many useful skills. I became interested in photography when I was around 16, I bought my first DSLR camera at 17, a second hand Canon 350D from 2005, which…