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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|

”Add the missing piece” – MBA Seminar

Curious to know what it feels like to attend an MBA Class? Take part in our Exclusive Educational Seminar in Malta! The place to be for every Manager, aspiring Manager, Team Leader, Supervisor, or Business Owner! Date:      31st January 2019 Time:     18:30hrs Venue:   Domain Group Premises Speaker:  [...]

2019-01-16T12:01:04+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|

Graduation Ceremony 2019

As we start our preparations for your big day, we would like you to save the date: Friday 15th March, 2019  Keep an eye on this space as more information about your Graduation Ceremony will be posted very soon! But for now pencil this date on your calendar.

2018-11-08T10:31:16+00:00 November 6th, 2018|

New Short Courses Available

Pearson UK Level 5 Short Courses:  Website Design and Development - starting Monday 3rd December 2018 - 6pm to 9 pm (10 weeks) Database Design and Development  - starting Wednesday 5th December 2018 - 6pm to 9 pm (10 weeks) Programming in .NET - starting Wednesday 5th December 2018 - 6pm to [...]

2018-11-08T10:43:12+00:00 October 29th, 2018|
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