2023 news

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The University of Derby is home to students from all around the world. We stand together against violence, hatred, and harassment. We aim to always embody and uphold tolerance, freedom, and peace and will act on any incidents reported to us. 

People in the University's Kedleston Road Atrium for the Open Day

Bumper numbers of people are expected to descend on Derby this Saturday as the University hosts its first Open Day of the new academic year.

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Endurance athletes living close to Derby are being invited to take part in a University of Derby study that could help reduce the numbers of times athletes catch colds and flu, which can impact on their performance.

Covid-19 molecules

A team of researchers, led by the University of Derby, has received funding to carry out a study investigating whether an anti-viral medication commonly used to treat people with acute Covid-19, could support people living with long Covid.  

The University of Derby's Kedleston Road site

Derby City Council and the University of Derby have joined forces to create a sustainable travel hub at the University’s Kedleston Road site.

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The University of Derby has been awarded Gold in the prestigious Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023 – making it one of the top universities in the country recognised for its outstanding student experience and student outcomes.

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A new state-of-the-art facility for computing students has opened at the University of Derby’s Enterprise Centre. The facility is the first site of the new East Midlands Institute of Technology (EM IoT) to open and will support teaching in a range of digital and engineering subjects, such as computer games animation, design engineering and mechatronics.

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A pioneering new drug delivery system which could have the potential to prevent and treat chronic liver disease, among other applications, is being developed by Cell Guidance Systems in Cambridge in collaboration with the University of Derby.

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Goldbox Productions, a video production company started by four enterprising University of Derby graduates, has signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement with the University.

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Scientists and arts researchers at the University of Derby have come together with artists and creatives from across the UK to develop Shedding Light on long Covid, a thought-provoking exhibition and programme of events to engage local communities in the latest long Covid research.