9 January 2015

University’s ‘Crime Scene House’ open for business

The University of Derby’s new Forensic Training Facility (FTF) was officially launched today. The FTF is a £410,000 custom-built facility including up to seven replica crime scenes and a blood pattern analysis room – believed to be the only one in a UK university.

18 January 2016

Geldards recognises top Law student with special award

One of our highest achieving law students has been recognised with a special award by law firm Geldards.

18 June 2015

Police cadets present solutions to stamp out community issues as part of bespoke University training course

A group of aspiring police officers have put forward their solutions to tackle a host of serious community issues as part of a bespoke University of Derby cadets training course.

3 July 2015

Local law firms boost Derby students’ career chances

Five local law firms in the East Midlands have agreed to work with the University of Derby’s Law School to offer work placements for LLB and Joint Honours students as part of an agreed sponsorship prize.

10 December 2015

Great turnout at BSC Midlands Region Seminar

Last week over 100 people attended our British Society of Criminology (BSC) Seminar on 'The challenges for police leadership - the past, the present and the future'.

3 December 2015

Launch of the International Policing and Justice Institute

Our International Policing & Justice Institute officially launched at the conference ‘Effective Interventions in Transnational Human Trafficking‘ - which took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23-24 November 2015.

26 November 2015

University of Derby first in the East Midlands to offer Liberal Arts aimed at creating “dynamic graduates”

The University of Derby is introducing a BA (Hons) Liberal Arts degree from September 2016, and is the first university in the East Midlands to offer this highly-regarded 21st century qualification.

11 December 2015

University of Derby hosts crime linkage seminar

Last week we held a seminar under the auspices of the new International Policing and Justice Institute and the British Psychological Society.

13 January 2016

International student soaks up success in new role at Lush Cosmetics

An international student who studied at the University of Derby has secured a role at Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics, just months after completing a postgraduate qualification.

31 July 2015

University helps secure more than £1.9m to improve research into policing

The University of Derby, in collaboration with a number of police forces, other universities and agencies, has helped to secure more than £1.9m from the Police Knowledge Fund to help improve research into policing.

17 March 2015

University’s unique deal to help modernise Malaysian Police

Every police officer in Malaysia will have their training accredited by the University of Derby, in what is thought to be the first ever such partnership between a foreign country and a UK university.

5 February 2015

Women’s rights advocate returns to University to head up forced marriage discussion

Graduate and honorand Jasvinder Sanghera will return to the University of Derby as head of a panel discussion on forced marriages.

22 January 2015

Derby graduate awarded by Royal Historical Society for ‘outstanding’ dissertation

A University of Derby graduate will see her dissertation printed in History Today early next year.

19 January 2015

University of Derby graduate swaps houses for forensics

After eight years of working in estate agency, University of Derby graduate, Mandy Stephens, made the decision to take a new career path and go back into education to follow her passion for forensic science.

26 November 2015

University Law School to host seminar on the challenges for police leadership

The University of Derby’s Law School is set to host its second British Society of Criminology (BSC) Midlands Regional Network seminar, which provides a platform for experts in the criminal justice sector to discuss their research and engage in a variety of talks.