2022 news

award winners

Two graduates and a lecturer from the University of Derby have each won accolades for their digital creativity at the Mainframe Awards 2022.

Dr Denise Baker at Kedleston Road campus

The University of Derby has appointed a new Pro Vice-Chancellor Dean to lead the College of Health, Psychology and Social Care.

People looking at their laptop and smiling

University works in partnership with East Midlands Chamber, Derbyshire County Council, Marketing Peak District and Derbyshire and The Food and Drink Forum, to offer fully funded support to businesses across Derbyshire, as part of the East Midlands Accelerator Programme.

Professor Chris Bussell, Professor Kathryn Mitchell, Professor Gyan Tripathi, Elizabeth Fagan

A new £1.75 million research and innovation centre designed to revolutionise diet and medication by combining biomedical and data science expertise has opened at the University of Derby.

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A new research project at the University of Derby, designed to contribute towards higher rates of investment and increased productivity growth across the UK, has been granted £1.6 million in funding by the Economic and Social Research Council via UK Research and Innovation’s Strategic Priorities Fund.

Artist impression of new Derby Business School

A planning application for a new iconic Derby Business School has been submitted by the University of Derby  

People happily standing near the wall

A Blue Plaque has been unveiled at the University of Derby’s Chesterfield campus to commemorate the building and its significance as a prominent former girl’s school in the area.

Resilent Lagoon Network logo

Researchers from the University of Derby are leading a major new international effort to ensure the long-term future of the world’s lagoons and the communities that depend on them.

Gold Employer Stonewall Award

The University of Derby has received a Gold Employer Award for its commitment to LGBTQ+ inclusion.  

woman sat of a sofa looking tired

Scientists at the University of Derby are leading a pioneering international study to improve the lives of people suffering with the prolonged and life impairing impacts of long-Covid.