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Innovation and Research Round-Up

The Innovation and Research Round-Up will bring you regular updates from our researchers who are making discoveries that have a real-world impact. From attending international conferences to major research breakthroughs, this will ensure you are up to date with all our activities.

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Our latest research news

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Three University of Derby academics have been added to the ‘World Ranking Top 2% Scientists’, a global list created and updated annually by Stanford University.

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Endurance athletes living close to Derby are being invited to take part in a University of Derby study that could help reduce the numbers of times athletes catch colds and flu, which can impact on their performance.

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A team of researchers, led by the University of Derby, has received funding to carry out a study investigating whether an anti-viral medication commonly used to treat people with acute Covid-19, could support people living with long Covid.  

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A pioneering new drug delivery system which could have the potential to prevent and treat chronic liver disease, among other applications, is being developed by Cell Guidance Systems in Cambridge in collaboration with the University of Derby.

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Scientists and arts researchers at the University of Derby have come together with artists and creatives from across the UK to develop Shedding Light on long Covid, a thought-provoking exhibition and programme of events to engage local communities in the latest long Covid research. 

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Research events

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In this inaugural lecture, Professor Qile He will discuss the research he has conducted over the past 20 years surrounding various aspects of inter-firm collaboration.

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public lecture

Join us in celebrating the release of the new textbook 'Person-Centred Care in Radiography: Skills for Effective Patient Care,' and have the opportunity to meet the authors.

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We are delighted to showcase the breadth of our research projects through a number of talks and poster presentations. You will hear about our solutions to real-world problems across the disciplines of sport, psychology, biomedical science, health and social care, and data science.

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To hear about the latest projects we're working on, directly from the researchers themselves, head over to the blog.

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