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All media enquiries should be emailed to the university's press office which is press@chi.ac.uk.

Outside office hours, urgent media enquiries can be made to 07876 885 601.

The university runs a small press office and reserves the right to prioritise responses at busy times. Journalists are asked to clearly state the publication they write for (or where they will pitch the story if freelance) and their deadline.

Claire Andrews

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Rachael Page

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Dr Laura Ritchie

Professor Laura Ritchie

Professor of Learning and Teaching, National Teaching Fellow Coordinator of Instrumental/ Vocal Teaching and MA Programmes

Both a cellist and chartered psychologist, Laura’s teaching is heavily influenced by her research into people’s self-efficacy beliefs and how their own view of themselves impacts their work. 

Areas of expertise include:
  • Psychological studies on self-belief in music
  • Teaching practice, especially string instruments
  • International teaching practices, particularly in the USA.
Rams Singh

Rams Singh

Senior Lecturer in Esports

Rams was a champion elite gamer for more than 20 years, winning several of Europe’s top esports tournaments. He now leads on Chichester’s esports degree, which explores the impact of gaming on the mind and body, including the physical and psychological needs of elite players. 

Areas of expertise include:
  • Esports on the curriculum – why esports and the benefits of a career in the gaming industry should be taught in schools
  • Chichester’s recent study which revealed that pro esports athletes playing in top-level competitions face similar stress levels as football and rugby stars
  • Supporting the physical and mental health of video-gamers – to keep them performing at the top level

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