2020 news

Student filming award-winning advert

A team of Film Production students at the University of Derby has won a national award for its creative and high-energy advert showcasing frozen ice lollies.

University hits 100,000 enrolments mark for its range of Massive Open Online Courses 

Alzheimer's carer

The University of Derby is the only UK university to be part of a new three-year project aimed at improving the daily life of informal caregivers for people with Alzheimer’s disease.

Picture of coronavirus cell

Key workers to be tested at University's primary care hub

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