The first cohort of nursing students to go through a special training programme developed as a result of the inquiry into the failings of Mid Staffordshire Hospital have finished their studies at the University of Derby.
Stephanie Duchak, who was in the first cohort to graduate in 2005 from the University’s pioneering Spa management course, came back for an Industry Networking Day to pick out the stars of the future as employees at the award-winning Manchester Bali Health Lounge, which she manages.
The University of Derby has held the first meeting of its Student Experience Learning and Teaching Committee (SELTC). This is a new committee combining the Student Experience, and Learning, Teaching and Enhancement sub-committees, and is co-chaired by the Students’ Union.
The University of Derby has been awarded Gold by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) in the country’s first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), putting it in the top 20% of all providers in the UK.
Derby Theatre announces it will remain part of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio and receive an uplift in funding, receiving a total amount of £3,180,000 over the next four years to support key strands of the Theatre’s programme of work from 2018 to 2022.
A University of Derby academic is part of a team to be awarded £20,000 by The Cancer Research UK Prevention Initiative to fund a research study exploring ways to support family and friends through physical activity following a cancer diagnosis
The University of Derby has launched a scholarship scheme to encourage more young people from the city to participate in higher education and develop the necessary skills to help grow the local economy.
An illustration student has been shortlisted for the Cheltenham Illustration Awards 2017 for his work that represents what life would look like through the perspective of someone who has lost their eyesight.
The city’s next generation of entrepreneurs will have the chance to hear from business leaders at the University of Derby’s fourth annual Network of Entrepreneurs event on Wednesday 15 November at the Silk Mill in Derby.
The D2 Energy Efficiency (D2EE) project, a partnership run by the University of Derby, Derby City and Derbyshire County Councils, has awarded £11,000 of funding to Tidyco Ltd, helping reduce its carbon emissions by six tonnes per year.
A team of UK aquatic biologists have induced coral spawning over a full reproductive cycle for the first time by successfully maintaining the environmental conditions of coral reef environments in closed system aquariums.
A team of academics has conducted the first study into the effectiveness of compassion meditation for treating fibromyalgia, a debilitating pain condition, which recently hit the headlines for causing Lady Gaga to cancel her world tour.
The University of Derby has been crowned ‘University of the Year’ at the Midlands Business Awards in recognition of its enterprise support programme which provides help to students and graduates to set up their own business.
I CAN and The University of Derby have collaborated with partnership schools in Derbyshire and surrounding localities to support children’s speech and language through delivering innovative training for staff and support to pupils.
A University of Derby professor of Operations Management has been presented with the prestigious Outstanding Researcher award at a conference in Bandung, Indonesia, in front of 300 delegates from around 50 countries.
A critically endangered species of stonefly – thought to be extinct in many European countries – has been rediscovered in North Wales by a team of researchers at the University of Derby, after 22 years’ absence in the UK.
Tattoo artist and University of Derby graduate Jodie Powell is the latest tenant to move into Banks Mill Studios, set up by the University in 1999 to support new businesses within the creative industries.
A new study by an international team of academics, including a senior lecturer from the University of Derby, has shown that drinking a supplement containing deep ocean minerals could provide significant benefits to middle-aged men both during and after intensive exercise.
New research by the University of Derby into near-death experiences (NDEs) has shown that they can be induced through meditation, with wider implications for our understanding of the phenomena and our ability to examine what happens to an individual during an NDE.
Students applying for postgraduate pre-registration nursing and healthcare courses at the University of Derby will now have access to the same funding as undergraduate students following the announcement of new government legislation.
Guests at the University of Derby’s restaurant in the historic Devonshire Dome in Buxton enjoyed a taste of the future when they sampled a four-course meal prepared by students, under the guidance of chefs from three of the region’s top restaurants.
Derby’s next generation of business professionals will have the chance to hear from business leaders at the University of Derby’s Network of Entrepreneurs event, taking place on Wednesday 11 April at the Derby Museum and Art Gallery.
The University of Derby has received a £150,000 share of £1.5 million from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), awarded to 17 universities to improve support for the mental health and wellbeing of postgraduate research (PGR) students.
A team of academics at the University of Derby has conducted the first study into the link between smartphone use, the number of selfies a person takes and how connected they feel to nature – and what this means for their health and wellbeing.
Submarine manufacturing workers are now using protective skin creams, after research by a University of Derby graduate changed the way a global defence company approaches aspects of employee health and safety.
The first business has taken up residence at the University of Derby’s new Innovation Centre, a hub of six high-specification units based in Chesterfield, designed to support manufacturing and medical engineering companies in the area.
The University of Derby has announced a partnership with the British Council on the 2018 Venice Fellowships Programme, which forms part of the British Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia.
An East Midlands computer game development company, which received a funding boost from the University of Derby’s Invest to Grow scheme, has increased its staff by 50 percent and seen its annual turnover grow by a third.