Our research impact

We have entered a new and exciting era for research at the University of Derby. Research is a fundamental part of our identity as an academic institution and the work we do has a real impact.

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The University of Derby is delivering world-leading and internationally excellent research in Education, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results announced today.

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Scientists at the University of Derby are leading a pioneering international study to improve the lives of people suffering with the prolonged and life impairing impacts of long-Covid.

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Findings of international collaboration is attracting interest from law enforcement agencies across the world.

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

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From the future of energy supply to connecting with nature - what our researchers are working on.

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