Civic news

Professor Keith McLay

Professor Keith McLay, Provost - Learning & Teaching at the University of Derby, has been appointed as the new Chair of Derby Book Festival.

Councillor Tricia Gilby and Professor Kathryn Mitchell

The University of Derby and Chesterfield Borough Council have signed a new strategic partnership agreement to establish a closer working relationship and recognise shared ambitions between the two organisations. 

A group of people at a graduation ceremony

A leading Derby child protection expert and the founder of a charity supporting vulnerable women are among those receiving honorary degrees from the University of Derby later this month.

The University of Derby's Kedleston Road site

Derby City Council and the University of Derby have joined forces to create a sustainable travel hub at the University’s Kedleston Road site.

A group of people cutting a ribbon

A new state-of-the-art facility for computing students has opened at the University of Derby’s Enterprise Centre. The facility is the first site of the new East Midlands Institute of Technology (EM IoT) to open and will support teaching in a range of digital and engineering subjects, such as computer games animation, design engineering and mechatronics.

A shed in a courtyard

Scientists and arts researchers at the University of Derby have come together with artists and creatives from across the UK to develop Shedding Light on long Covid, a thought-provoking exhibition and programme of events to engage local communities in the latest long Covid research. 

S.H.E.D at Timber Festival

Over 300 Year 8 pupils from Littleover Community School worked with academics from the University of Derby to create artwork and designs that were exhibited with S.H.E.D at Timber Festival in the National Forest.

A group of people, one in cricket gear

The University of Derby has agreed a three-year strategic partnership with Derbyshire County Cricket Club, which will continue to see students get the chance to develop within the world of professional sport.

A group of people sitting outside a shed

Work created by dozens of Derby Saturday Club members – including poems, protest banners and hip hop raps - took centre stage for match day at Pride Park Stadium’s Community Corner on Saturday 22 April.

Student Joshua Bagnall in his First Responder uniform

Darley First Responders - a team of volunteers who support East Midlands Ambulance Service - have received a donation from the University of Derby to cover the costs of equipping one first responder with the necessary kit to support the chain of survival and reduce the overall time taken to provide medical treatment.

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