2023 news

A tree viewed from below, in full leaf

Twice as many people (16%) say they have a closer relationship with their trees than with their neighbours (7%), according to new research from the University of Derby.

Freshers at a party with a DJ on stage

Students worrying about starting university this year are getting a helping hand at the University of Derby. The University is giving everyone enrolling in their first year a free Freshers’ wristband, worth over £60. 

University of Derby building showing University of Derby logo and The Future is You wording

The University of Derby has been ranked in the Top 20 for assessment and feedback in this year’s National Student Survey (NSS).

A person dragging a long Covid molecule

A research team led by scientists at the University of Derby has begun a study that could offer hope to thousands of people with long Covid.

University of Derby building with a sign that reads The future is you, making education and industry work better together

With Results Day fast approaching, almost one third of students are not completely certain that they have made the right university choice, according to research commissioned by the University of Derby.

Gurpreet Dehal, new incoming Chair of the University of Derby's Governing Council, pictured smiling

Gurpreet Dehal has been appointed the new Chair of the University of Derby’s Governing Council.

Staff from the University with representatives from the Career Development Policy Group at the House of Lords smiling holding the career guidance report

A more strategic and professional approach to career guidance is needed from the government, according to a new report published by the University of Derby.

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A new partnership between The Insight Centre and the University of Derby Work Health Hub is set to provide expert support for organisations that want to create mentally healthy work environments. 

S.H.E.D at Timber Festival

Over 300 Year 8 pupils from Littleover Community School worked with academics from the University of Derby to create artwork and designs that were exhibited with S.H.E.D at Timber Festival in the National Forest.

Professor Warren Manning at the University of Derby and Tim Purnell from the NAMRC

The University of Derby has joined the Nuclear AMRC to collaborate on industrial research and skills development for nuclear and other low-carbon sectors.