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Three University of Derby students have won £5,000 in a competition to come up with ideas on how satellites can improve life on Earth, run by the UK Space Agency.

A ‘synthetic human cardiovascular system’ created in Derby and nicknamed ‘Steve’ has been selected as one of the UK’s pioneering university research programmes which can help improve the nation's health.

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The University of Derby’s Community Fund has awarded over £7,000 to local organisations in the first round of the academic 2018/19 year, with over £65,500 awarded in total.

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A University of Derby Education student has won the Critical Writing Prize 2019. The annual prize, sponsored by Critical Publishing, is awarded for the best student essay demonstrating a high level of critical thinking.

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Twelve young people recently enjoyed a day at Leicester’s award-winning National Space Centre, celebrating their achievements as part of educational outreach project Inspiration Rover.

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The University of Derby is hosting a full-day conference to launch the 2019 national Dying Matters campaign in Derbyshire.

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The University of Derby, Rolls-Royce and the Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust have come together to tackle plastic pollution in local Derbyshire canals.

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Research from the University of Derby has revealed new insights into potential screening methods to identify those at risk of dependence on painkillers. The research findings can also guide the design of interventions to help people reduce their use. 

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The University of Derby has been rated as having the UK’s best higher education website in the Sitemorse INDEX for the third consecutive quarter.

Visitors enjoying the University of Derby Community Day

The University of Derby is hosting its free annual Community Fun Day at the Kedleston Road site, welcoming guests from 10am to 4pm on Sunday 28 April.

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