2018 news

University launch event for the Student Legal Advice Centre

A legal advice centre offering support to members of the community has been launched by the University of Derby.

Some of the designs at the Pavilion in the Park exhibition, Buxton

An exhibition was held in October to unveil concepts for a new community ‘Pavilion in the Park’ for Buxton, designed in collaboration with University of Derby Architectural Technology students and pupils from Buxton Junior School.

Derby postgraduate research students at EMDoc 2018

Five postgraduate research students from the University of Derby have been awarded prizes in every category of a prestigious research competition, held as part of the annual East Midlands Doctoral Conference.

Photo of the University including some of the sports pitch

Being ‘addicted to yourself’ has been identified as a new form of addiction, according to a University of Derby academic.

University of Derby Kedleston Road campus

The University of Derby is among the top 20 universities in the UK for teaching quality, according to the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide league table.

University of Derby research trip to Japan

A team of researchers from the University of Derby have returned from a visit to Toyota City, where they launched a collaborative research partnership as part of celebrations to mark the 20th anniversary of Derbyshire’s twinning with the city.

A student using a microscope in the University of Derby science laboratory

Researchers at the University of Derby have developed a breakthrough identification technique that helps develop fingermarks after prolonged periods of time.

Westminster event to mark the 20th anniversary of the twinning of Derbyshire with Toyota City

Representatives from the University of Derby, Marketing Derby and the region’s City, County and District councils joined government ministers and MPs in Westminster yesterday for an event to mark the 20th anniversary of the twinning of Derbyshire and Toyota City.  

The University of Derby has scooped the Best Customer Service Award in the prestigious National Student Housing Survey 2018.

Professor Ian Turner teaching wearing a viking helmet, showcasing his creative teaching style

Dr Ian Turner, Associate Professor in Learning and Teaching, has been shortlisted in the ‘Most Innovative Teacher of the Year’ category of the 14th annual Times Higher Education Awards 2018.