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CMI HE Awards 2019

The CMI HE Awards showcase HE Partners that are delivering excellence and achieving outstanding results in driving student employability and career development. The University of Derby has just been shortlisted for the HE Partner of the Year Award and the International Award! Winning or being shortlisted provides profile and recognition [...]

2019-02-13T12:33:31+00:00 February 12th, 2019|

Clean growth – one of the greatest industrial opportunities of our time

The government’s Industrial Strategy sets out four Grand Challenges, focusing on global trends which will transform the UK’s future. Dr Fred Paterson, the University of Derby’s project lead for the Low Carbon Business Network, looks at how meeting the Clean Growth challenge will help us take advantage of global changes to improve people’s [...]

2019-01-22T11:15:52+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|

Meeting the needs of an ageing society

Meeting the needs of an ageing society is one of four ‘grand challenges’ identified in the government’s Industrial Strategy to help create an economy that works for everyone. With the UK population ageing, Dan Garner, Programme Leader in Product Design Engineering at the University of Derby, looks at how technology and [...]

2019-01-22T10:56:25+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|

Artificial intelligence – is the hype cycle over?

For almost 20 years, Big Data, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have been promoted as the way forward, with AI one of four strands in the government’s Industrial Strategy. But is the bubble about to burst for these technologies? According to Richard Self, Senior Lecturer in Analytics and Governance at [...]

2019-01-22T10:20:24+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|

The Birth Project

The Birth Project uses the arts to explore the impact of birth, not only on new mothers but on obstestricians, midwives, doulas and birth-partners. Exploration through art Births can be traumatising for all involved. Obstetricians and midwives are subject to very different stresses to the women they serve. Yet [...]

2019-01-15T14:46:32+00:00 January 15th, 2019|

Mindfulness can improve young people’s mental health

18 November 2018 A new study by the University of Derby has shown that mindfulness training can significantly improve mental health in adolescents and young adults.Between 10-20% of adolescents and young adults worldwide experience a mental health problem within any given 12-month period, with anxiety and mood disorders the most [...]

2019-01-15T14:37:33+00:00 January 14th, 2019|

A giant leap towards artificial intelligence dream

Data Science researchers at the University of Derby have developed a revolutionary new computing system that could turn your humble laptop into a mini supercomputer with full artificial intelligence, bringing the possibility of a fully connected world one step closer. Thinking power It has long been a dream of science to [...]

2019-01-14T14:09:45+00:00 January 14th, 2019|
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