2018 news

Scarce Yellow Sally Stonefly

A critically endangered species of stonefly – thought to be extinct in many European countries – has been rediscovered in North Wales by a team of researchers at the University of Derby, after 22 years’ absence in the UK.

Professor Garza Reyes receiving an award

A University of Derby professor of Operations Management has been presented with the prestigious Outstanding Researcher award at a conference in Bandung, Indonesia, in front of 300 delegates from around 50 countries.  

Photo of the University including some of the sports pitch

People who are less emotionally stable are more likely to be addicted to their smartphones, according to a new research study.  

New Chancellor installed University of Derby at Devonshire Dome

Lord William Burlington has been installed as the new Chancellor of the University of Derby, an ‘ambassadorial’ role held by his father, the 12th Duke of Devonshire, for the last 10 years.  

Sir Michael Craig Martin receiving an award from Duke of Devonshire

The Duke of Devonshire has been awarded an Honorary Master of Art from the University of Derby, marking his contribution to the world of art as a collector and conservationist of important national and international works.

Economic students awarded three of the top accolades at University trading challenge

Economics students from the University of Derby have scooped three of the top accolades at the University Trading Challenge, including the competition’s first prize of Best Team Performance.  

University of Derby with various trees and flags

I CAN and The University of Derby have collaborated with partnership schools in Derbyshire and surrounding localities to support children’s speech and language through delivering innovative training for staff and support to pupils. <

University of Derby getting crowned University of the Year - 2018

The University of Derby has been crowned ‘University of the Year’ at the Midlands Business Awards in recognition of its enterprise support programme which provides help to students and graduates to set up their own business.

The first selection of civil Engineering degree apprentices

The first cohort of Civil Engineering Degree apprentices has started at the University of Derby.  

The Instituion of Engineering and Technology logo

Three students from the University of Derby have received Engineering Horizons Bursaries from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).