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£4,000 worth of support awarded to develop proposal to increase online interaction and activity among older people. 

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TV personalities will be at the University as it hosts its first on campus open day for more than a year.

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The University of Derby has been awarded two 2021 Blackboard Catalyst Awards for Optimising Student Experience and for Training & Professional Development.


University of Derby joins with Loughborough University, Loughborough College and Derby College Group in bid to the government for the East Midlands' new IoT.

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The University of Derby has partnered with FutureLearn to offer its courses to the leading social learning platform’s 16 million users. The first University of Derby course to be launched on the FutureLearn platform will be ‘Nature Connectedness: For a new relationship with nature’.

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Two-year project will use data to develop a predictive system for monitoring dialysis patients' blood pressure levels.

Research involving the University of Derby, in partnership with the East Midlands Chamber, found two-thirds of businesses based in the East Midlands now engage in social or community activities.

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The University of Derby is one of the first Business Schools in the UK to deliver the government's Help to Grow: Management scheme, a project aimed at supporting businesses to scale up.

MA Public History and Heritage student at the University of Derby, Rebecca Bedford won gold in the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) Para-Powerlifting event’s over 61kg category with a competition best lift of 85kg.

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Chesterfield Borough Council has become the latest organisation to join the University of Derby’s Mental Health and Productivity Pilot (MHPP), which provides support to businesses and their employees affected by mental health issues.