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Researchers at the University of Derby are partnering with conservation organisations to carry out studies that could help safeguard the future of the world’s vulnerable sea turtle species.

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Initial Teacher Education programmes at the University of Derby have been rated as ‘Outstanding’ in the institution’s Ofsted report.

Sabrina Hobbs and Professor Kathryn Mitchell

Students from St Martins School in Derby, part of Shaw Education Trust, are gaining valuable work experience and employability skills in a Supported Internship Pilot at the University of Derby.

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A technique that could help build large structures in space and give ‘space junk’ a new lease of life is being trialled by a team of scientists led by the University of Derby.

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Garment workers and their employers are taking part in a research project which aims to promote more responsible business practices. The project involves a team of researchers from the University of Derby, University of Essex, Manchester Metropolitan University and Universal College Bangladesh.

Dr Jordan Phethean

A major international research project is aiming to find new water sources to address the growing demand for water and the challenges posed by climate change.

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The next Parliament should reform skills policy to help address skills shortages and build a highly skilled workforce capable of boosting productivity and expanding opportunity for all. This is the finding of Skills 2030, the latest report from Policy Connect.

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Breakdancer Kid Karam has delivered a special masterclass at the city’s Saturday Club, run by the University of Derby.

Professor Kathryn Mitchell, Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin and Lord William Burlington

Representatives from global industry giants, along with politicians and key figures from higher education, attended a high-profile event at the House of Lords on Tuesday to celebrate the University of Derby’s Business School.  

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A podcast created by students from Alperton Community School in Wembley has won first prize in a competition run by the University of Derby in collaboration with Gogglebox star and education expert Baasit Siddiqui.