2022 news

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The University of Derby has launched a Levelling Up Impact Report in partnership with former Education Secretary Rt Hon Justine Greening.

University of Derby new business school in the city centre

Plans put forward by the University of Derby to build a Business School in the city centre have been approved.

iHub is based at Infinity Park Derby

Rolls-Royce Submarines has announced plans to open a new academy dedicated to nuclear training within the city. In partnership with the University of Derby, the site will create 200 new apprenticeships every year for at least the next 10 years. The academy is set to open in September 2022.

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A research project which aims to increase diversity in cultural and natural social prescribing programmes through shared training has been awarded £74,656 from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

Professor Alex Molasiotis

The University of Derby has strengthened its senior leadership team with the appointment of Professor Alex Molasiotis to the role of Pro Vice-Chancellor (PVC) Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Education.

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The University of Derby is delivering world-leading and internationally excellent research in Education, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results announced today.


Second-year fine art students from the University of Derby will be showcasing their work as part of Prelude, a vibrant, contemporary art exhibition, taking place at Derby Riverlights from Friday 13 May until Saturday 21 May.

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Commonwealth Games hopeful Ben Williams faced the media spotlight this week when University of Derby journalism students put him through his interview paces. 

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A pioneering new research project, which will address the impact of diagnosis on the bonds between people with young onset dementia and their caregivers using creative approaches, has been awarded £113,000 in funding by Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

Wayne Madsen playing cricket

Professional Cricketer for Derbyshire County Cricket Club Wayne Madsen will receive an honorary degree at the University of Derby’s Buxton Award Ceremony.