2019 news

Waterway surrounded by greenery.

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

A selection of different headache tablets and other painkillers

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. 

The University of Derby website home page

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.

A University of Derby journalism student using a microphone

Five Journalism students from the University of Derby were honoured at this year’s Midlands Media Student Awards, hosted by Birmingham Press Club last night (10 April).

The winners of the GA Awards with their certificates
Josh with John in his studio

A chance meeting between a Film Production student from the University of Derby and a profoundly deaf artist not only led to a lifelong friendship between the two, but has also resulted in numerous international film festival screenings and a high-profile award win. 

The University of Derby's International Student Centre has been voted the best in among UK HE providers taking part in the 2018 International Student Barometer.

The University of Derby Online Learning is hosting an Online Learning Summit to bring together experts, researchers, practitioners and students from worldwide with the aim of creating a space for authentic conversations around online learning.

Professor Mitchell with PC Cunningham from Derbyshire Constabulary

The University of Derby’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Kathryn Mitchell has been out on patrol to find out more about the work of police constable apprentices during National Apprenticeship Week (March 4-8, 2019).