What's on

image from the Format festival showing silhouetted cyclists in an urban area Terrific talks, exciting events, eye-popping art - there's something for everyone in our list below. All open to the public.

Upcoming events

Think Global - Work, Study and Volunteer Overseas Fair

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 at 10.00 AM

Think Global Overseas Fair is a fantastic opportunity to speak to organisations offering jobs, placements and volunteering abroad.

Colliding Continents - Special Guest lecture Mike Searle

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 at 5.00 PM

Professor Mike Searle, a geologist at the University of Oxford will present a rich account of the geological forces that were involved in creating the world’s greatest mountain range.

Protecting water resources and developing waste management guidance around Ebola-care facilities: Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 at 6.00 PM

This talk will address some of the dilemmas faced in preparing relevant guidance on the Ebola virus.

Jasvinder Sanghera and the Honor Diaries

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 at 6.00 PM

University of Derby Honorand Jasvinder Sanghera returns as the head of a topical panel discussion on arranged marriages, hosted by our Deputy Vice-Chancellor Rod Dubrow-Marshal.

Psychology Research Seminars - Dr Ros Jennings

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 at 4.15 PM

“‘Growing Old Disgracefully’ - notions of subculture and counter culture come of age”

Logistics Week: Last Mile Logistics

Monday, 23 February 2015 at 5.00 PM
Running until Friday, 27 February 2015

The University of Derby’s ‘Annual Logistics Week’ promotes engagement and interaction with leading companies, such as CEVA Logistics, DHL, Norbert Dentressangle, Alliance Boots and Kheune & Nagel.

Women in Engineering

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 at 6.00 PM

Nine highly successful Women Engineers from different engineering disciplines will give a short 'best bits' presentation about their careers and the pathways they took to get there.

Sarah McLeod Public Lecture: Community Counts

Thursday, 26 February 2015 at 6.00 PM

In this inspirational lecture, visiting Fellow Sarah McLeod will demonstrate how projects, driven by local communities, have surpassed expectations when others around them have failed.

The Freeth Debate Series: 'Europe - in or out- the business perspective'

Thursday, 5 March 2015 at 12.00 AM

Derby Business School and Freeths LLP will be bringing together senior thought leaders to debate and discuss the big issues that influence business.

Future You 'On The Road'

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 at 10.00 AM

Future You is the premier student travel and tourism conference - it’s an event not to be missed if you’re studying travel and tourism, or related subjects at school, college or university.

FORMAT Exhibition

Friday, 13 March 2015 at 8.30 AM
Running until Friday, 17 April 2015

We are delighted to present more than 20 FORMAT EXPOSURE artists at one of our key venues, the University of Derby. The seventh edition of FORMAT.

STEMpunk Extravaganza

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 at 5.00 PM

This year we are adding Alice in Wonderland to the Steampunk mix so it will be very visual but with a focus on numeracy, science, physics and engineering. Lots of 'Hands on Stuff' !

Derek Latham - Inaugural Lecture

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 at 6.30 PM

A Sustainable Approach to the Built Environment

Nature Connections 2015

Thursday, 26 March 2015 at 9.00 AM

Keynote speakers include Matthew Oates, Author, broadcaster and the National Trust’s specialist on nature and Mark Sears, Director of The Wild Network.

Chatsworth - a tourist attraction and its contribution to the region

Thursday, 30 April 2015 at 6.00 PM

In this public lecture, Sally Hogg, Head of Visitor Services and Marketing reflects on why people visit Chatsworth and introduces a new approach to measuring its effect on the wider community.

What's still currently running


MA Film and Photography Exhibition

Running until: Monday, 2 February 2015 at 4:30 PM

This work presents the culmination of Tom Harrison and Henry Obimpeh studies leading to their Masters qualification.


Exhibition 'Off Register'

Running until: Saturday, 7 February 2015 at 5:00 PM

A collection of artwork created in the printmaking department at the University of Derby.


Exhibition: Happy Little Fat Man

Running until: Friday, 6 February 2015 at 4:30 PM

An exhibition of paintings, drawings, artwork and video by Kevin Coyne