2022 news

University of Derby Kedleston Road campus

The University of Derby has been placed in the Top 50 in The Guardian University Guide 2023, a climb of 11 places. Derby is now ranked 48th out of 121 institutions, moving up from 59th.

Nuclear Skills Academy in Derby

A new Nuclear Skills Academy has been opened today by Rolls-Royce, with support from the University of Derby, Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, the National College for Nuclear and Derby City Council.

Landscape picture of the city of Derby in the sun

Derby has become one of just two UK cities to be accepted as members of UNESCO’s Global Network of Learning Cities in the latest round of applications.

A group of people at a presentation

Former members of The Minerals Engineering Society (MES) and staff and students from the University of Derby came together last week for the inaugural Centre for Mineral Products Student Awards and Presentation, an event made possible following a legacy donation to the University from the MES.

University of Derby Kedleston Road campus

The proportion of East Midlands businesses now selling green goods and services has almost trebled over the past seven years, according to new research by East Midlands Chamber and Derby Business School at the University of Derby.  

Calke walking trail

The University of Derby, in partnership with Go Jauntly, National Forest and UK Treescapes, has launched a research study which aims to break new ground in understanding how the UK’s treescapes, a landscape including groups of trees, can benefit wellbeing.

a student studying in their bedroom

72% of students waiting for their A-level results (or equivalent) to be published on Thursday 18 August feel under pressure from their family, friends and teachers to do well in their exams, according to a survey commissioned by the University of Derby.

Peter Lansley and Football Journalism students at the Women's Euros

A group of Football Journalism students from the University of Derby got to watch the Lionesses make history after being given the opportunity to report on the 2022 UEFA European Women's Football Championship.

Naomi Shiner smiling

University of Derby academic Dr Naomi Shiner has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by Advance HE.

Sign outside Kedleston Road campus that reads #DerbyUni.

A new psychological scale to measure ontological addiction – where someone is addicted to themselves and the way they think they exist – has been developed under the guidance of a leading international expert in Contemplative Psychology at the University of Derby.