2021 news

people in lecture theatre at FORMAT Festival

Artists from across the world will be speaking at a digital conference hosted by the University of Derby, as part of FORMAT21, the UK’s leading international contemporary festival of photography.

Picture of thoughtful child with hand raised to his mouth

Non-clinical measures to help teachers and other professionals working with children are not enabling them to catch all the detail needed to assess self-referential emotions displayed by a child.

University of Derby Kedleston Road campus

The University of Derby has received a generous legacy donation of £640,000 which will be used to deliver research that will create an augmented reality representation of Derby in the future.

University of Derby Kedleston Road campus

SMEs across Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire (D2N2 area) can access support in developing STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) and leadership and management skills through two new projects, supported by the University of Derby.

Nursing students receiving tuition in a ward from a senior healthcare staff member

In National Apprenticeship Week, Trust confirms first cohort of students will take up their posts on the Mental Health pathway apprenticeship course next month.

Students listening to an academic

Partnership aims to help young professionals by providing enterprise and educational support, and connecting business owners and employees.

The University's Nature Connectedness Research Group is working with the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Bronze Oak Project for an initiative due to launch in the Spring.

Picture of Covid 19 stats chart

Richard Self, recently ranked the UK's second most influential technology academic, criticises the data model used to analyse coronavirus pandemic information. 

Portrait picture of TV presenter Radzi Chinyanganya

New series will interview famous guests about their 'pursuit of excellence' and what it takes to get to the pinnacle of your career or to achieve your ambition

Kirsten McEwan forest bathing

The first scientific research study of Forest Bathing+ in the UK has now been published, in a special issue of the journal, Sustainability.