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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.

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Changes to the biodiversity of our planet and how our once green world is becoming grey have been highlighted through a new biodiversity stripes website.

Staff from the University of Derby with representatives from Rolls-Royce, Derby City Council and TV presenter Louise Minchin smiling on stage with award

A partnership between the University of Derby and Rolls-Royce Submarines Ltd focused on developing nuclear skills and experts of the future has been recognised at a top industry awards ceremony.

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Qualified registered nurses are retraining as midwives thanks to a new Masters degree at the University of Derby that aims to address the shortage in qualified midwives.

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A University of Derby student has been described as ‘one to watch’ and a ‘star of the future’ after being selected to join the GB Cycling team. Rhianna Parris-Smith, who is studying BA (Hons) Sport Development and Coaching, has been part of the University’s Sport Scholarship programme since she started her studies in 2020. 

Staff at the University of Derby with colleagues from Policy Connect sitting smiling at roundtable in House of Lords

The University of Derby and the Higher Education Commission at Policy Connect held a parliamentary event, chaired by Professor Philip Lord Norton of Louth, to assess what progress has been made towards improving the experience of disabled students in higher education.

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A pioneering new training programme that prepares military service leavers for a career in policing was officially launched this week. The course is a partnership between the University of Derby and Nottinghamshire Police.

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The University of Derby has joined the National College for Nuclear (NCfN) as an Approved Provider to deliver high quality qualifications in support of the nuclear sector.

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An innovative new athlete professional development programme at the University of Derby, in partnership with ProChance Football, will give aspiring footballers and officials the opportunity to achieve an academic degree while developing their sporting talent, providing alternative career options for their life beyond sport.

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Award-winning artist and photographer Oliver Frank Chanarin and well-known American artist, photographer and book publisher James Stanford will be among the inspiring speakers at this year’s FORMAT23 Conference in Derby on Friday 17 March.  

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