2022 news

Representatives from the Nuclear AMRC, University of Derby, Derby City Council, D2N2, Infinity Park Derby, Stepnell and Stephen George + Partners outside the Nuclear AMRC Midlands building.

Initial construction has completed on a new industrial research facility, which will provide a permanent base in Derby for the University of Sheffield’s Nuclear AMRC, and a new home for the University of Derby’s Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering (IISE).

A policeman standing next to a police car

Nottinghamshire Police will be the first force in the country to offer a brand-new training programme which will turn military service leavers into police officers. The exciting new course has been validated by the University of Derby.

Members of University staff smiling at awards ceremony with trophy for Global Student Living Awards 2022

The University of Derby has won two accolades at the Global Student Living Awards 2022, scooping Best University Housing (UK & Ireland) and Best Moving In Experience (UK & Ireland).

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust logo

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust and the University of Derby have agreed a series of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) to combine the skills and know-how needed to support the Trust’s ambitions to be at the forefront of ecosystem services provision.

A portrait of Jaz Rai receiving his OBE

The founder of a charity supporting people recovering from alcohol or substance addiction, the manager of the Derby Bosnia Herzegovina Centre, and a senior RAF officer and engineer, are among those who will receive Honorary Degrees from the University of Derby later this month.

A group of people watching a street theatre performance

The University of Derby, in partnership with Derby Theatre, Derby City Council, Derby County Community Trust, Derby CAN, S.H.E.D and Empower Youth, will host an innovative interactive event on Tuesday 8 November.

Portrait of Sue Johnson

A diagnostic radiographer with a passion for supporting professional development will receive an honorary degree at the University of Derby's Buxton Award Ceremony on Friday 4 November 2022.

TechxFest event logo

The University of Derby, University of Nottingham and UK-wide employers are joining together to organise the UK's first national careers event to inspire the technicians of the future. TechxFest will take place on 28 September 2023 at Derby Arena.

A group of people posing with an award

Two Children's Nursing students at the University of Derby have won a global nursing award. The students received the Zenith Global Healthcare Rising Star award, along with other team members, for their work in curating the Children & Young People Student Nurse Network (CYPStNN).

Students and staff of Littleover School and University of Derby staff

A new mural artwork at Littleover Community School in Derby has been unveiled  following a project involving the school and the University of Derby.