2020 news

The University of Derby is supporting an advanced manufacturing project which has secured a £1.2m UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) grant.

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust is challenging people to sign up and join in with 30 Days Wild - June’s national nature challenge to do something wild every day for a whole month is back for its sixth year!

Mock-up of phone screens showing new Nature Notes app

Nature Notes, developed at the University of Derby to help improve wellbeing, integrated on popular walking routes app

x-ray image of lungs

Equipment donated to help assess COVID-19 patients and to ease pressures caused by pandemic.

The University of Derby is providing a free (online) educational and information resource aimed at supporting pharmacists who have been redeployed to NHS 111 services.

Donation follows supply of of PPE equipment to help hospital staff

The University of Derby's Kedleston Road site

Service strengths highlighted in new report, praising how University of Derby and Buxton & Leek College students are helped in their search for career opportunities

Two people having a conversation

A University of Derby academic is among a team of researchers and professionals providing guidance to clinicians who are likely to be having – and training people who will have – difficult conversations with patients suffering from COVID-19 or those closest to them.

An acoustic guitar in nature

A competition for musicians and singer/songwriters aged 16-29 whose work fosters a stronger relationship with nature through contemporary popular music.

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Essential PPE items for frontline staff at local hospitals being developed at the University's Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering

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