Civic news

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The University of Derby has joined the National Saturday Club network and is launching a new Society and Change Saturday Club for 13-16-year-olds.

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The University of Derby has been awarded the Bronze Engage Watermark in recognition of its outstanding commitment to supporting public engagement.

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Education experts, artists, businesses and organisations from across the Midlands came together to champion ways to support the needs of local communities at an event hosted by the University of Derby.

Nuclear Skills Academy in Derby

A new Nuclear Skills Academy has been opened today by Rolls-Royce, with support from the University of Derby, Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, the National College for Nuclear and Derby City Council.

Gaia exhibition in 2019

Visitors to Derby Cathedral this autumn will be able to experience an astronaut’s view of the world when the stunning ‘Gaia’ artwork comes to the city, supported and sponsored by the University, as part of its worldwide tour.

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A pioneering new research project, which will address the impact of diagnosis on the bonds between people with young onset dementia and their caregivers using creative approaches, has been awarded £113,000 in funding by Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

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University works in partnership with East Midlands Chamber, Derbyshire County Council, Marketing Peak District and Derbyshire and The Food and Drink Forum, to offer fully funded support to businesses across Derbyshire, as part of the East Midlands Accelerator Programme.

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The owner of a popular recording studio and music venue in Derby has found a new home for his business after being supported by the University of Derby.

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Communities within Amber Valley, Derbyshire, are set to benefit from a new programme of cultural activity after a consortium, led by the University of Derby, was awarded a grant of up to £826,000 for its Make/Shift project, as part of the Arts Council England Creative People and Places National Portfolio 22-25 programme.

representatives of partner organisations outside the new joint enforcement hub in Derby city centre (July 2021)

New joint enforcement hub will enable students to get real-world experience of supporting police and community safety teams in the city.

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