2018 news


A team of academics at the University of Derby has conducted the first study into the link between smartphone use, the number of selfies a person takes and how connected they feel to nature – and what this means for their health and wellbeing.

Kedleston Campus

The University of Derby has received a £150,000 share of £1.5 million from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), awarded to 17 universities to improve support for the mental health and wellbeing of postgraduate research (PGR) students.

The University of Derby has been shortlisted for two prestigious national awards for its commitment to quality in teaching, learning and research.

Slavery image where the hands shown and face blurred out

Members of the public are invited to a free forum at the University of Derby on modern slavery and human trafficking, to hear what is being done locally to tackle this challenging issue.

Entrepreneur gives a speech at Derby Network event

Derby’s next generation of business professionals will have the chance to hear from business leaders at the University of Derby’s Network of Entrepreneurs event, taking place on Wednesday 11 April at the Derby Museum and Art Gallery.

Chefs in a kitchen at Buxton being taught by experts

Guests at the University of Derby’s restaurant in the historic Devonshire Dome in Buxton enjoyed a taste of the future when they sampled a four-course meal prepared by students, under the guidance of chefs from three of the region’s top

Friendly looking male nurse checking a patient

Students applying for postgraduate pre-registration nursing and healthcare courses at the University of Derby will now have access to the same funding as undergraduate students following the announcement of new government legislation.</p

William Van Gordon standing in front of the Enterprise Centre

New research by the University of Derby into near-death experiences (NDEs) has shown that they can be induced through meditation, with wider implications for our understanding of the phenomena and our ability to examine what happens to a

Several men working out using weights

A new study by an international team of academics, including a senior lecturer from the University of Derby, has shown that drinking a supplement containing deep ocean minerals could provide significant benefits to middle-aged men both d

Jodie Powell happily tattooing a client

Tattoo artist and University of Derby graduate Jodie Powell is the latest tenant to move into Banks Mill Studios, set up by the University in 1999 to support new businesses within the creative industries.