Category: Press

Cars and lorries

The 'future of mobility' strand of the government's Industrial Strategy is driving a profound change in how we move people, goods and services around our towns and cities. Professor Warren Manning looks at the momentum the strategy could provide for innovation in the way we do business.

Meeting the needs of an ageing society is one of four 'grand challenges' identified in the government's Industrial Strategy to help create an economy that works for everyone. With the UK population ageing, Dan Garner, Programme Leader in Product Design Engineering at the University of Derby, looks at how technology and design are helping older people lead independent and fulfilling lives.

For almost 20 years, Big Data, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have been promoted as the way forward. But is the bubble about to burst for these technologies? According to Richard Self, Senior Lecturer in Analytics and Governance at the University of Derby, the answer is 'probably yes'.

Union jack hat

Professor Keith McLay, Pro Vice-Chancellor Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities & Education, shares his thoughts on the historical context of the Meaningful Vote on Brexit.


Andrew Ramsey, Head of Discipline - Environmental Science at the University of Derby, discusses why biodiversity is of vital importance.

Nurses at Derby

Denise Baker, Head of School - Allied Health and Social Care at the University of Derby, discusses how online apprenticeships could help revolutionise the NHS workforce.

Can encouraging more women into sports journalism help even the balance between the profile of men's and women's sport? We look at the barriers and opportunities for our aspiring female sports journalists.

Living room filled with seawater and fish as the furniture floats

What's causing our climate to change and temperatures to rise? We look at University of Derby research investigating the causes and effects of climate change.

Money and clock

Melanie Powell, Senior Lecture in Economics at the University of Derby, gives her verdict on Chancellor Philip Hammond's announcement of his Autumn 2018 Budget.

Melanie Powell, Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Derby, gives her pre-Budget view on what the Autumn 2018 Budget might have in store.