News article archive

14 October 2015

University Professor to lead two debates at Battle of Ideas Festival

Dennis Hayes, Professor of Education at the University of Derby, is leading two debates at the Battle of Ideas Festival this weekend (October 17-18) which is being held at the Barbican in London.

15 October 2015

Bestselling author to host two events on career education at University

Bestselling author, Professor Jim Bright, will visit the University of Derby to host two events on career education next month.

11 September 2015

A Sack of Uncut Gems

This growing gap between London and the rest of country has become such a matter of concern that it is now reflected in new Government tourism strategies, Mr Dixon will say on October 7 as part of the University’s public lecture series at its Buxton Campus.

21 October 2015

University launches stunt in the city

Mr Wilson’s Second Liners made a surprise guest appearance in the city yesterday (October 20) as part of a stunt hosted by the University of Derby.

26 October 2015

Fashion student crowned ‘Emerging Fashion Designer’

University of Derby BA (Hons) Fashion student Sarah Woodward was crowned ‘Emerging Fashion Designer’ at the Midlands Fashion Awards 2015 on Friday (October 16).

27 October 2015

Derby day for England as Uni welcomes roadshow

The Together for England Roadshow rolled into Derby for October to mark the formal opening of a multi-million pound sports facility.

28 October 2015

University installs defibrillators as part of first aid initiative

The University of Derby has installed 14 automated external defibrillators (AED’s) across its sites this week, as part of a first aid initiative.

4 November 2015

Splendour of Cosmos to be projected onto University for Inter Faith Week

As part of the celebration of Inter Faith Week (November 15-21), the University of Derby Chaplaincy has arranged for ‘Splendour of the Cosmos’ by international artist Sudha Daniel, to be projected onto the exterior wall of the Multi-Faith Centre.

10 November 2015

University of Derby boosts local economy by £270m

More than 5,000 jobs are supported by the £270m worth of spending generated each year by the University of Derby, an economic impact report has revealed.

10 November 2015

University lecturer calls for scientists to save coral reefs

A recent research paper published by Michael Sweet, Lecturer in Invertebrate Biology at the University of Derby, has found that in order to save coral reefs and fisheries, scientists must improve their collaborations in small island states.

12 November 2015

28% of students wish they’d done their homework when choosing a university

A recent study conducted by the University of Derby has revealed that 28% of current students and recent graduates wish they’d done more research before choosing a university.

13 November 2015

Experts available to comment on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

The University of Derby has wide range of media friendly academics on hand to provide expert comment ahead of Black Friday (November 27) and Cyber Monday (November 30).