Research news

The Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) illustrates how higher education institutions support their communities and regions, with Derby performing well in the Local Growth and Working With Business categories.  

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University of Derby research centre works with charitable foundation and local enterprise partnership to conduct four-year study in schools and colleges in the North East of England.

Theatre Arts Senior lecturer Ava Hunt wins C&YPN accolade for her works 'Journey of Destiny' and 'Destinies'

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PCR test used to detect presence of crayfish species through water samples as it becomes harder to find creatures through conventional means.

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First Steps and Foundation Derbyshire supporting new book with a healthy eating message by sending it to all Derby and Derbyshire primary schools.

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Academics at the University of Derby have been ranked amongst the most highly-cited scientists in the world, according to research by Stanford University. 

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More diverse activity programmes which suit individual needs are needed to enable more people to improve their health.

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Non-clinical measures to help teachers and other professionals working with children are not enabling them to catch all the detail needed to assess self-referential emotions displayed by a child.

The University's Nature Connectedness Research Group is working with the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Bronze Oak Project for an initiative due to launch in the Spring.

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Richard Self, recently ranked the UK's second most influential technology academic, criticises the data model used to analyse coronavirus pandemic information. 

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