2023 news

A group of people outside the entrance to the Rolls-Royce Technology Hub

Teams from Rolls-Royce visited the University of Derby’s Markeaton Street site last week to tour a specialist laboratory space used by the global leader in complex power and propulsion systems to develop and evaluate new technologies.

Tracy Harrison

Tracy Harrison, the CEO of Derbyshire charity Safe and Sound Group, which supports children, young people and families affected by child exploitation, will receive an honorary degree from the University of Derby later this month.

Top 200 Businesses in Derby and Derbyshire 2023

The impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on Derbyshire’s businesses are revealed in a report by the University of Derby’s Business School. 

Representatives from the University of Derby, Derby City Council and Kier at the new Derby Business School site

Construction is underway for the development of the University of Derby’s new Business School, which will provide a facility for cutting-edge research, learning and teaching, and support businesses in the region and across the globe.

Two people in a business meeting

A unique partnership between the University of Derby, East Midlands Chamber and Derby City Council is set to benefit small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) across the city and beyond.

A group of people, one in cricket gear

The University of Derby has agreed a three-year strategic partnership with Derbyshire County Cricket Club, which will continue to see students get the chance to develop within the world of professional sport.

Artist impression of new Derby Business School

The University has appointed Kier to deliver its new business school in the heart of Derby city centre. 

Derby Book Festival logo

The University and Derby Book Festival have signed a strategic partnership to further strengthen their commitment to arts and culture in Derby.

A person in a laboratory

A unique hybrid energy generator and storage system that could reduce premature deaths in parts of Ghana and Nigeria is being developed by researchers at the University of Derby.

A group of people sitting outside a shed

Work created by dozens of Derby Saturday Club members – including poems, protest banners and hip hop raps - took centre stage for match day at Pride Park Stadium’s Community Corner on Saturday 22 April.