2023 news

A bee sitting on Lavender

Science is not the only beneficiary of nature-based ‘citizen science’ projects – taking part also boosts the wellbeing of participants and their connection to nature, according to research published recently.

Apprentice Sarah Howard on site

Around 20 employers from across the East Midlands will be showcasing their apprenticeship opportunities at an event at the University of Derby on Wednesday 8 February. The event is taking place during National Apprenticeship Week. 

Nuclear Skills Academy in Derby

The new Nuclear Skills Academy in Derby, which has been developed by Rolls-Royce Submarines Ltd and partners including the University of Derby, has been launched in the House of Lords. 

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The University of Derby has joined the National Saturday Club network and is launching a new Society and Change Saturday Club for 13-16-year-olds.

Banks Mill Studios exterior

The University of Derby’s business incubation centre at Banks Mill has recently seen three of its clients move out to commercial premises.

Person working in a University laboratory looking at test tubes

The University of Derby has been awarded £5.8 million from the Office for Students (OfS) to develop a new Biomedical Science Super Lab.

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A leading UK expert in careers information and guidance, Professor Siobhan Neary, is recommending that young people who are making big decisions about their future should attend as many university Open Days as possible.

A rainbow coloured tray containing syringes

A simple change in the use of syringe trays could help reduce errors in complex clinical environments. This is the finding of research carried out by a team at the University of Derby.