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The University of Derby is holding its first ‘Derby Civic Forum’ on Thursday 27 June at our Kedleston Road site, a free event providing the wider community with the opportunity to share their thoughts on how we can help to deliver long-term positive impact for Derby and Derbyshire.

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The University of Derby has been rated as having the UK’s best higher education website in the Sitemorse INDEX for the third consecutive quarter.

The University of Derby Online Learning is hosting an Online Learning Summit to bring together experts, researchers, practitioners and students from worldwide with the aim of creating a space for authentic conversations around online learning.

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Researchers at the University of Derby have developed a new smartphone concept called ‘the Laughie’, which has been shown to significantly improve people’s overall wellbeing through encouraging them to laugh. 

170 University of Derby Online Learning graduates and their guests travelled from across the globe to experience the University of Derby in person at a reception event, following their graduation at Derby Arena.

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A new study by the University of Derby has shown that mindfulness training can significantly improve mental health in adolescents and young adults.

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The University of Derby's website provides the best visitor experience of higher education sites in the UK and has been rated as the UK's number one HE website in the respected Sitemorse INDEX.

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Being ‘addicted to yourself’ has been identified as a new form of addiction, according to a University of Derby academic.

Paula Shaw, Academic Manager at UDOL

Paula Shaw, Academic Manager at the University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL), has received a National Teaching Fellowship – the most prestigious individual award in higher education – in recognition of her outstanding impact on student outcomes and the teaching profession.

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Researchers at the University of Derby have conducted the first-ever study focusing on exploring the effects of mindfulness for improving sleep in individuals with fibromyalgia.

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