2021 news

Research involving the University of Derby, in partnership with the East Midlands Chamber, found two-thirds of businesses based in the East Midlands now engage in social or community activities.

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The University of Derby is one of the first Business Schools in the UK to deliver the government's Help to Grow: Management scheme, a project aimed at supporting businesses to scale up.

MA Public History and Heritage student at the University of Derby, Rebecca Bedford won gold in the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) Para-Powerlifting event’s over 61kg category with a competition best lift of 85kg.

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Chesterfield Borough Council has become the latest organisation to join the University of Derby’s Mental Health and Productivity Pilot (MHPP), which provides support to businesses and their employees affected by mental health issues.

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A MA Film and Photography at the University has won Student Food Photographer in the Pink Lady Food Photography 2021 awards.

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Derby has become the first city in the country to have a Designated Senior Leader for Mental Health in every school, thanks to a programme which aims to deliver a ‘whole school’ approach to emotional health and wellbeing.

Derby Business School

The University of Derby has announced its vision to build a new, iconic business school in the centre of the city.

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Research from the University and Derbyshire Educational Psychology Service has found that mindfulness sessions can help improve the mental health of school children.

Research into our connection with nature is helping staff at UK's largest conservation charity to understand how people experience places.

A section of the University's Ram.

The University of Derby is sponsoring a colourful 5ft high ram sculpture as part of a city-wide initiative organised by Derby Museums and open to the public later this summer.