A Sack of Uncut Gems

Wednesday, 7 October 2015 at 6.00 PM

Jim Dixon, former CEO of the Peak District National Park and consultant and writer on tourism, will share his wealth of knowledge in tourism destination management in this engaging public lecture.

Women in Business

Thursday, 25 February 2016 at 4.00 PM

This exciting event aims to explore the issues affecting women in the workplace. Featuring a panel debate with special guests - details to be announced.

The official opening of Derby Law School at One Friar Gate Square

Monday, 29 February 2016 at 6.00 PM

Official opening of our new Law Building at One Friar Gate Square

Brian Lamb’s Inaugural Lecture

Wednesday, 2 March 2016 at 5.30 PM

Drawing on his experience as Chair of the Special Education Consortium, Brian Lamb looks at how the development and implementation of the SEND reforms influence policy change in Education.

Geographical Association Lecture

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 at 6.00 PM

In this talk, Dr Cook will discuss his research into 'bioglaciology' with particular emphasis on his most recent field season on the Greenland ice sheet.

Crosscurrents of Musical Influence Book Launch

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 at 5.30 PM

Join us as Simon Philo launches his book titled 'British Invasion: The Crosscurrents of Musical Influence.'


3 December 2014

'The book what I wrote'

Join us as author Geoffrey Iley talks about the success of his action novel 'Navegator'. His talk will give an insight into the struggle for creativity, the pitfalls to avoid, ways to combat writer's block and options for publishing in today's competitive environment.

MA Film and Photography Exhibition

Friday, 19 December 2014 at 8.30 AM

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

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.

Exhibition: Happy Little Fat Man

Friday, 21 November 2014 at 8.30 AM

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

Exhibition 'Off Register'

Friday, 28 November 2014 at 8.30 AM

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

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.

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.

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”

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.

Public lecture by Professor Catherine Belsey

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 at 5.00 PM

Professor Catherine Belsey will be visiting the University on Wednesday 4 March to deliver a lecture on ‘Milton’s Ghost Story’.

An evening with Sam Rush

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 at 6.00 PM

Join us for what promises to be an insightful evening into how Sam Rush, CEO of Derby County Football Club, operates at senior level.

The Influence Continuum - the good, the bad and the harmful

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 at 4.15 PM

In this talk Rod Dubrow-Marshall, Professor of Psychology and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Derby, will describe his own and others’ research on harmful influences in cults and extremist groups.

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.

Marketing 2020

Monday, 16 March 2015 at 5.15 PM
Running until Monday, 14 March 2016

This special event will looking into marketing in the future. What skills will be needed? How is marketing changing? How do employers and universities need to adapt to meet these needs?

A presentation on Autonomous Systems by Prof Bill Bardo, VP Systems Engineering, UCL

Thursday, 19 March 2015 at 6.30 PM

This talk will describe work undertaken in the current DSTL MoD research programme ASUR, Autonomous Systems Underpinning Research.

QTS Skills Test Prep Days

Saturday, 21 March 2015 at 9.00 AM

For those required to take their QTS Skills Test, join Mark Patmore (author of Passing the Numeracy Skills Test) for our short course preparation day. Numeracy will run on this date and you can take the short course in Literacy on 16th May.

Lost Stories: Public exhibition

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 at 10.00 AM

Lost Stories will exhibit the John Smedley Archive Interpretations through Animation, Illustration and Graphic Design. This is a partner project between the University of Derby and DerwentWISE.

National Badminton League

Monday, 23 March 2015 at 7.45 PM

Shown live on Sky Sports and led by Derbyshire’s own Donna Kellogg.

Galapagos: Environment, Ecotourism & Conservation

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 at 6.00 PM

Visiting Research Fellow, Dr Roger Dalton shall deliver a guest lecture on the Galapagos.

Psychology Research Seminar - Joan Smith

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 at 4.15 PM

“Student teacher mothers’ perceptions of their learning and experiences during initial teacher education”

Derek Latham - Inaugural Lecture

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 at 6.30 PM

A Sustainable Approach to the Built Environment

Engineering Part-time Study Open Evening

Thursday, 26 March 2015 at 4.00 PM

Visit the College of Engineering and Technology for our open evening on Thursday 26th March and hear the benefits of part-time, day release study for your staff.

FORMAT Exhibition

Friday, 13 March 2015 at 8.30 AM

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.

Council Cabinet on Tour

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 at 6.00 PM

'Cabinet on Tour' is a chance to question your leading councillors and hold them to account before local elections on May 7.

The Freeths Debate Series

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 at 5.30 PM

Is the EU good or bad for British business? This is the first of a series of debates which will be running with leading UK law firm Freeths.

Birth Project Showcase

Friday, 17 April 2015 at 2.30 PM

The Birth Project will investigate how people with mental health needs, informal carers, health, social care and adult education personnel can take new opportunities to build mutually appreciative and substantively connected communities.

Election 2015: Derby Decides

Monday, 20 April 2015 at 11.04 AM

Have you decided how you will vote on 7 May? To help you make up your mind the University of Derby is hosting a series of General Election hustings where you will have the chance to pitch your questions directly to candidates.

Loretta Minghella OBE - Public Lecture

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 at 6.15 PM

Tax dodging, climate change, poverty - an unholy alliance and what we can do about it by Loretta Minghella OBE, Chief Executive of Christian Aid.

Games@Derby: The 3rd Games Showcase

Friday, 24 April 2015 at 1.00 PM

Be the first to try out a range of new computer games designed by University of Derby final year students.

National Badminton League

Monday, 27 April 2015 at 7.45 PM

Shown live on Sky Sports and led by Derbyshire’s own Donna Kellogg.

Chatsworth - a tourist attraction and its contribution to the region

Thursday, 30 April 2015 at 6.00 PM

In this public lecture, Sally Ambrose, 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.

Family Fun Day 2015

Sunday, 3 May 2015 at 12.00 PM

Building on the success of this event in previous years, the University's 'Family Fun Day' is back and expected to be even bigger and better than ever, with more sports, exotic animals, wacky experiments and prize giveaways!

Inaugural Lecture - Professor Nick Draper

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 at 6.30 PM

This lecture examines why we are where we are, looks at possible ways to change the current situation and sets challenges for us as individuals, for physical activity promotion specialists, for local and national government and for Public Health England.

The Eichmann Trial: Politics, Justice and Memory

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 at 8.15 AM

In 1961 Adolf Eichmann was put on trial in Jerusalem for crimes against humanity and for orchestrating the Holocaust. This public conference shall discuss the events leading up to the trial and the trial itself.

ScienceTALKS: The Child Driven Education

Friday, 8 May 2015 at 6.30 PM

2013 TEDPrize winner, Professor Sugata Mitra, Newcastle University addresses one of the greatest problems faced by education in today’s day and age; that the best teachers and schools don’t exist where they're needed most.

Exhibition: 50x50

Tuesday, 28 April 2015 at 8.30 AM

A very special collection of the first year commercial photography undergraduate course will be exhibited for the very first time.

Student Nurses' Showcase

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 at 10.00 AM

Our nursing students will demonstrate their learnt skills to provide excellent care in clinical practice, using five on Florence Nightingale’s birthday and on International Nurses Day.

ScienceTALKS: Let there be Light: Sunlight, DNA and Skin Ageing

Friday, 15 May 2015 at 6.30 PM

As featured on TV, Professor Mark Birch-Machin from the Institute of Cellular Medicine asks what harm sunlight does to our bodies.

QTS Skills Test Prep Days

Saturday, 16 May 2015 at 9.00 AM

For those required to take their QTS Skills Test, join Mark Patmore or Sharon Woodward-Baker for our short course preparation day. Choose from either Numeracy or Literacy.

Exhibition: Conflict of Head and Heart

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 at 10.00 AM

Using realism and abstraction, Dom Elger challenges the perceptions of the viewer.

ScienceTALKS: Apocalypse Now (or maybe tomorrow)

Friday, 22 May 2015 at 6.30 PM

Are our days numbered? University of Derby Invertebrate Biology Lecturer and winner of the British Science Association Charles Darwin Award, Dr Michael Sweet, ponders the question.

Dramatherapy Mask Workshop

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 at 10.00 AM

This two day workshop looks at the role masks can play in dramatherapy. You'll learn about and engage in processes and techniques used in therapy and understand more about reflective practice.

Sophie Churchill - Public Lecture

Thursday, 28 May 2015 at 6.00 PM

The world of trees can make a big contribution to human well-being and prosperity. In this inspirational lecture Sophie describes how, in the Heart of England, we are making the most of our landscape through The National Forest - and how this can happen throughout the globe.

Buxton Family Festival

Saturday, 1 August 2015 at 6.00 PM

For the second year running, the Buxton Family Festival will be showcasing the very best that Buxton has to offer, with a huge variety of outdoor adventures and indoor activities there’s something for everyone!

ScienceTALKS: Bees, Pesticides & Politics

Friday, 29 May 2015 at 6.30 PM

Midway through a ban imposed by the EU, Professor Goulson addresses fact and fiction associated with pesticides usage. With emphasis on the bumblebee, he will talk about impact on the environment.

The Big Show: Film Premiere

Monday, 1 June 2015 at 7.00 PM

This screening showcases the best work from the University's final year Film Production students.

Art Exhibition: CONNECT

Monday, 1 June 2015 at 12.00 AM

Connect is a collaborative visual art exhibition that features work by 11 artists who are currently supported by the University of Derby's creative industries business incubation centre, Banks Mill Studios.

Best Practices: CBT for Depression & Suicide

Monday, 1 June 2015 at 9.00 AM

This is a two day workshop aimed at therapists at all experience levels run by the internationally acclaimed Dr Christine Padesky.

The Big Show: Fashion Show

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 at 7.30 PM

Experience the thrill of a professional catwalk. This exciting production presents the innovative collections of Derby's final year Fashion students.

James Daunt, Managing Director at Waterstones

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 at 5.30 PM

In this Derby Book Festival event, James Daunt talks about how this has been achieved and what the future holds for bookshops and for books themselves.

Derby Book Festival

Monday, 1 June 2015 at 9.00 AM

The first Derby Book Festival will take place this summer, featuring internationally acclaimed and best-selling authors, and confirming Derby’s reputation as a festival city.

Roy Hattersley & John Coyne - In conversation

Sunday, 7 June 2015 at 3.45 PM

During this talk, John will speak about Roy's remarkable career in politics during which his love books has been a constant companion.

The Big Show: Public Exhibition

Saturday, 30 May 2015 at 8.00 AM
Running until Saturday, 11 June 2016

The Big Show Public Exhibition showcases the very best in young and emerging creative innovation across the strata of art and engineering education.

Inequality: What can be done?

Monday, 15 June 2015 at 5.30 PM

Guest lecture and book signing by Sir Tony Atkinson

The Purpose of Schools in the 21st Century

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 at 5.00 PM

What is the future of schooling? This global issue will be highlighted by Professor Young's experiences in Brazil and South America.

Compassion in Health Care

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 at 8.30 AM

This Conference aims to provide a forum for Health care professionals and providers to discuss and debate the need for compassionate care in Health Care.

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.

Exhibition: Fragments by Caroline Lowe

Thursday, 15 January 2015 at 5.30 PM

This is Caroline's third solo exhibition exploring how we see, interpret and judge the surface.

Digital Humanities Conference

Friday, 26 June 2015 at 9.30 AM

A one day conference aimed at exploring the expanding architecture of knowledge that has grown out of computer science in the fast growing field of Digital Humanities.

Exhibition: Views from the Valley

Monday, 1 June 2015 at 10.00 AM

This solo exhibition by local landscape artist Ruth Gray will feature new mixed media paintings based on the theme of the valley.

All Things Natural

Sunday, 28 June 2015 at 10.00 AM

The Centre for Society, Religion and Belief and The Rousseau 2016 Project are pleased to invite you to our ‘All Things Natural: A green family day’ event.

Art Exhibition: Our Treasure Houses

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 at 10.00 AM

Taking inspiration from her surroundings, Kerri’s focus for Our Treasure Houses will reflect on her childhood experience of growing up in an ex-mining town.

DEERS conference – A Window on Derby-Based Research

Monday, 29 June 2015 at 9.15 AM

DEERS is a showcase for applied research and scholarship taking place in and around Derby and the Midlands, focusing on electrical and electronic engineering, and including acoustics and optics.

MA Education Works! 2015 Conference

Thursday, 2 July 2015 at 4.00 PM

This annual events celebrates the work of our Masters community through presentations and exhibition in an informal setting where you can network with other interested colleagues.

The Fourth Conference on Applied Qualitative Research in Psychology

Thursday, 23 July 2015 at 9.00 AM

This conference will provide a unique opportunity to showcase the benefits of qualitative research in a number of areas of applied psychology.

Are we tolerating intolerance?

Thursday, 30 July 2015 at 6.30 PM

This is a public event, open to all where the following controversial question will be discussed. Come and have your say for your community.

AA2A Artists in Residence 2014 - 2015

Friday, 10 July 2015 at 8.30 AM

This exhibition will showcase the work of four artists participating in the Artists Access to Art Colleges (AA2A) 2014– 2015 project.

Public Exhibition: From the Sea

Sunday, 2 August 2015 at 10.00 AM

This exhibition by Banks Mill member artist, Anne Alldread will feature a new body of textile art works based on the theme from the sea, a personal response to the sea; from the life below to fossils found above.

Nature Connections Festival 2015

Friday, 11 September 2015 at 10.00 AM

A festival to promote nature and its positive value/role within society.

Tristram Hooley Inaugural Lecture: Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery

Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 5.30 PM

Professor Tristram Hooley will draw on his work in the UK and overseas to consider the future of career education systems in an unequal world.

Photography Exhibition: Journeys Through the Landscape

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 at 10.00 AM

Journeys through the Landscape is a new exhibition of work by photographer Valerie Dalling, based on her time driving and travelling around the Peak District and her journey of personal discovery.

International Print Exchange 2015

Friday, 9 October 2015 at 10.00 AM

Now in its seventh year the IPE is back and is expected to feature over 100 mini-prints by printmakers from all over the world.

Derby City Half Marathon

Sunday, 11 October 2015 at 9.00 AM

The University of Derby are proud sponsors of the Sporting Futures Half Marathon.

Banks Mill Open Studios & Artisan Fair

Friday, 20 November 2015 at 5.00 PM

For three days a year Banks Mill Studios opens their doors to the public to celebrate the arts in Derby. You can visit our artists, designers and makers working in their studios.

Politics - So What?

Thursday, 16 April 2015 at 6.30 PM

Join us for an evening of provocative thought about the constitution and politics in modern day Britain and beyond.

Volunteering Fair

Wednesday, 4 November 2015 at 10.00 AM

Our annual Volunteering Fair hosts local and national charities promoting a range of interesting volunteering opportunities.

Eighteen Exhibition

Monday, 12 October 2015 at 9.00 AM

Exhibition of post graduate research - Jayne Falcone

Nature Connections Exhibition

Friday, 11 September 2015 at 9.00 AM

This exhibition is curated from artists in and associated with the College of Arts, at the University of Derby, who has works linked to the themes of nature, landscape and the natural properties of the environment.

University of Derby Network of Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 at 5.00 PM

Our students will once again have the chance to meet leading local and national entrepreneurs at the historic venue, while entrepreneurs will be able to share their knowledge, experiences and insights, as well as support and mentor budding entrepreneurs.

Conference: Compassion Focused Therapy

Monday, 5 October 2015 at 9.00 AM

This workshop introduces the basic ideas and interventions used in Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT). Participants will learn the evolutionary model, the nature of our three basic emotions regulation systems and how to apply to case formulation.

The Freeths Debate Series

Wednesday, 7 October 2015 at 6.00 PM

An evening of inspiring discussion and debate with high profile education and business leaders on the current state of the UK education system and their visions for the future.

Bare Reality: 100 women, their breasts, their stories

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 at 4.00 PM

100 women bravely share un-airbrushed photographs of their breasts alongside honest, courageous and moving stories about their breasts and lives.

Manish Parashar Inaugural Lecture: Big Data Challenges in Simulation-based Science

Wednesday, 14 October 2015 at 5.30 PM

In this lecture, Professor Parashar will explore data grand challenges in simulation-based science and how various solutions can be used to address these data challenges at extreme scales.

GRIP (Graduate Recruitment, Internship and Placement) Careers Fair

Thursday, 8 October 2015 at 10.30 AM

We will host a number of local, regional and national employers including Experian, Boots and Rolls-Royce, showcasing the graduate, internship and placement roles they have available. Come along and get a GRIP.

How to Clone a Mammoth

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 at 6.30 PM

In celebration of Biology Week 2015, Graham Rowe, Head of Biology at Derby, puts forward the latest case in the theory of reviving the long-extinct mammoth! Everyone with an interest in Biology or evolution is welcome to attend this public lecture.

From Dark Tourism to Light Tourism: The story of a tank called Deborah

Wednesday, 11 November 2015 at 6.00 PM

In this free event, Principal Lecturer Tim Heap describes how bringing history back to life has given tourism in France a boost.

Professor Paul Gilbert: Inaugural Lecture

Tuesday, 8 December 2015 at 5.30 PM

Widely respected for his bestselling text ‘The Compassionate Mind’, our Visiting Professor of Compassion, Psychology & Healthcare will be exploring the subject of his more recent work on Compassion Focussed Therapy – past, present and future.

Mission Impossible

Tuesday, 8 December 2015 at 6.00 PM

Join Sarah McLeod, Chief Executive of the Arkwright Society, in an engaging public lecture that explores the challenges of bringing an historic 18th century mill complex back in to use with a viable 21st century purpose.

Made in Chesterfield Business Networking Event

Thursday, 5 November 2015 at 4.00 PM

We would like to take this opportunity to update the Chesterfield business community on the latest developments of the new Chesterfield Campus at St Helena’s and talk to you about the University’s links with industry.

Derby Manufacturing University Technical College Open Day

Saturday, 17 October 2015 at 10.00 AM

Join them at their Open Day on Saturday 17 October and find out more about their facilities and about joining them in 2016.

Professor Jim Bright's UK Visit

Wednesday, 4 November 2015 at 2.30 PM

Our Visiting Professor of Careers Development joins us from Australia this November

National Badminton League

Monday, 30 November 2015 at 7.30 PM

The National Badminton League returns for a second season as Team Derby set out to defend their title. The first home match against Surrey Smashers will be held at the University of Derby Sports Centre on Monday November 30th.

University of Derby Carol Service

Thursday, 3 December 2015 at 5.15 PM

Get ready for Christmas with mince pies, mulled wine and carols from the Gospel Choir Society and a mixed staff-student choir.

Institute of Education – Launch Event

Wednesday, 2 March 2016 at 2.00 PM

Join us for the launch of the Institute of Education, our new hub for educational research. The Institute conducts educational research and provides consultancy to schools, education providers, the wider education sector, and Government.

Traffic Lights – The Real WMD

Wednesday, 9 March 2016 at 6.00 PM

Why roads would be safer if we gave the green light for drivers to use their common sense.

Contentious Geoscience issues…and You!

Wednesday, 9 March 2016 at 5.00 PM

Turning around an oil tanker takes a very long time; but how long does it take to turn around an oil-based economy?

Women in Engineering

Tuesday, 8 March 2016 at 6.00 PM

To help dispel any urban myths, preconceptions and general misinformation, a twilight information evening for girls and their parents/carers has been organised. The event aims to show what an interesting, rewarding and exciting career in engineering can be.

Music Production Show

Wednesday, 9 March 2016 at 10.00 AM

The Music Production Show at the University of Derby will be taking place at our Markeaton Street site. See and experience the latest music technology equipment from companies including Focusrite, Yamaha, Avid and local retailers Foulds Music and SoundGas.

European Referendum Public Debate

Friday, 11 March 2016 at 6.30 PM

With the referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union drawing closer, the University of Derby has teamed up with Universities UK to organise a public debate with leading politicians and business leaders from the East Midlands.

Dementia Care in Primary and Community Settings

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 at 10.30 AM
Running until Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Develop your knowledge and understanding of dementia care in community and primary care, including the strategies and resources available to enhance the care you offer.

Network of Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 at 5.00 PM

Join us for our upcoming Network of Entrepreneurs event, set up to create links and bonds between entrepreneurs and University of Derby students that want have an entrepreneurial streak and might want to start a business.

Towards a Better Understanding of the Poor Prognostic Outcomes for Prostate Cancer in the African-Caribbean Community

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 at 4.00 PM

Dr Sarah Seymour-Smith, from Nottingham Trent University will deliver a talk entitled: "Towards a Better Understanding of the Poor Prognostic Outcomes for Prostate Cancer in the African-Caribbean Community"

An Evening With Richard Gerver

Thursday, 21 April 2016 at 6.30 PM
Running until Wednesday, 23 March 2016

International speaker and honorand Richard Gerver returns to the University of Derby.

The Nuclear Institute - Generation IV Nuclear Energy Systems and Small Modular Reactors

Thursday, 24 March 2016 at 6.30 PM

This is a Nuclear Institute (Midlands Branch) event. Generation IV Nuclear Energy Systems and Small Modular Reactors - A Status Report by John Robertson, Director of Education and Nuclear Skills, Gen2.

The Beauty of Books Exhibition

Monday, 29 February 2016 at 9.00 AM
Running until Saturday, 26 March 2016

'The Beauty of Books' is an exhibition celebrating the art of the book. This exhibition, featuring members of Green Door Printmaking Studio, aims to demonstrate the numerous hand printed periphery which traditionally surround books.

Martin Rogers: Construction, Storage, Despatch

Monday, 1 February 2016 at 9.00 AM
Running until Friday, 8 April 2016

The work of Martin Rogers (1952 – 2013) mediated between print, publishing, sculpture, sound art, installation, projection and photography.

New STEM facility at the University of Derby

Friday, 22 January 2016 at 9.00 AM
Running until Friday, 8 April 2016

A £12.5m, 4,200 square metre building for science, technology, engineeringand mathematics (STEM) is being built at the University’s Markeaton Street site.

Exhibition in a Box

Monday, 18 January 2016 at 9.00 AM
Running until Friday, 8 April 2016

BA Hons Animation, Illustration and Graphic Design students are invited to create a body of work, titled ‘Water’, and then challenged to curate an exciting miniature gallery exhibition for an imaginary viewer.

The Ether made Tangible

Friday, 15 January 2016 at 9.00 AM
Running until Friday, 8 April 2016

An exhibition to show how the gas flow throughan engine looks in threedimensions and how minutechanges to the flow regimesaffect turbulence andcombustion efficiency.

Social Justice Day

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 at 9.00 AM

This will be an excellent opportunity for students, local residents, employers and university staff to engage with our local community activists and to understand the different ways we can support, engage and integrate with our community.

Hamlet’s Beard: Shakespeare and the History of Gender

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 at 6.30 PM

Professor Catherine Belsey will deliver a lecture entitled 'Hamlet’s Beard: Shakespeare and the History of Gender' to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. This is the first event in the University Cathedral Lecture Series.

The Freeths Debate Series

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 at 5.30 PM

An evening of inspiring discussion and debate with high profile local government and business leaders on the current state of the UK planning system and their visions for the future.

Games@Derby - The 4th Games Showcase

Friday, 22 April 2016 at 1.00 PM
Running until Monday, 8 August 2016

The University’s annual games showcase will see final year students on both the BA (Hons) Computer Games Modelling and Animation, and BSc (Hons) Computer Games Programming work put on display.

Marketing 2020: The Digital Marketing Machine

Thursday, 21 April 2016 at 5.30 PM
Running until Thursday, 21 April 2016

Join us for an inspiring and thought-provoking evening, with the opportunity to network with local businesses, agencies and marketing professionals.

Dining in the Dark

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 at 7.00 PM

This Sensory Dining Experience was created to engage the smell, taste, touch and hearing senses. Guests will be served a 3 course meal, designed and prepared by Culinary Arts students from University of Derby.

Quantum Computing: how to build a really cool computer

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 at 7.00 PM

By Dr Viv Kendon, University of Durham , Member of Atomic and Molecular Physics Research Group. This is an IET event (The Institution of Engineering and Technology).

Encounters - A 7 part series discovering the basics of the world religions

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 at 7.00 PM
Running until Tuesday, 19 April 2016

This series will provide an opportunity to experience informal visits to different places of worship and to discover more about faith and festivities.

Family Fun Day

Sunday, 1 May 2016 at 12.00 PM

Looking for an exciting Bank Holiday weekend? Our Family Fun Day returns to our Kedleston Road site in Derby on Sunday 1 May 2016 (12noon to 4pm) to save the day!

An Evening with Terry Waite

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 at 7.30 PM

The Multi-Faith Centre is pleased to announce that Terry Waite will be our guest speaker for this year’s Annual Lecture. The 2 hour talk, co-arranged with by Derby City Council, will include a refreshment break, followed by a book selling/signing.

Raising Your Voice

Monday, 18 April 2016 at 9.00 AM
Running until Friday, 29 April 2016

The photographers in this exhibition are finding their voices, and we should take the time to listen.

Surface Details

Friday, 1 April 2016 at 10.00 AM
Running until Friday, 29 April 2016

This exhibition of wall art, sculptures, sketches and photos explores the overlooked details, textures and patterns found on the walls of Banks Mill, a University-owned building on Bridge Street, Derby.

Public History Conference: Culture and Ideas

Wednesday, 4 May 2016 at 8.15 AM

The College of Law, Humanities and Social Sciences will be hosting a Conference which will see second year undergraduate History students deliver a series of talks as part of their Public History module.

FE & Skills Showcase 2016

Saturday, 7 May 2016 at 9.45 AM

The third FE & Skills Showcase at the University of Derby. This event, organised by the PGCE (FE and Skills) Initial Teacher Education team, provides a unique opportunity for early-career professionals working in post-14 education to share their ideas and experiences in teaching.

#ScienceTALKS 1

Friday, 6 May 2016 at 6.00 PM

Is it possible to manage and mitigate reefs through coral restoration? This series of special talks follows reef research, how they are faring against climate change and what are the major coral killers.‌

#ScienceTALKS 2

Friday, 13 May 2016 at 6.00 PM

Is it possible to manage and mitigate reefs through coral restoration? This series of special talks follows reef research, how they are faring against climate change and what are the major coral killers.‌

Gamification in higher education biosciences

Friday, 13 May 2016 at 10.30 AM
Running until Friday, 13 May 2016

This workshop will discuss the theory of gamification and the type of play mechanics which can be employed in a teaching environment.

Graduate and Apprenticeship Fair

Friday, 13 May 2016 at 10.00 AM

Pauline Latham, MP for Mid Derbyshire, is hosting the Graduate and Apprenticeship Fair at the University to give students and the public an opportunity to meet local businesses and find out about roles they are recruiting for.

Publishing Derby: Launch Event

Thursday, 12 May 2016 at 12.00 PM

The University of Derby is set to become the only university in the North to offer a comprehensive range of postgraduate and undergraduate courses in Publishing. Join us at our launch event as we set out the university’s vision to make Derby a vibrant centre of learning in this exciting new area.

Derby Business School Showcase

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 at 4.00 PM

Join us for our popular student showcase to learn more about the great work our students have been doing with local and regional employers.

An Evening With Dame Vivienne Westwood

Monday, 9 May 2016 at 6.15 PM

Join us for An Evening With Dame Vivienne Westwood as she talks about ‘climate ruin’, culture change and the need to act now. Adam Buss, Chief Executive of QUAD,Derby will be introducing the event.

Jasvinder Sanghera: Guest lecture

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 at 1.00 PM

Just over a year after a highly emotive panel event based around The Honor Diaries documentary, we have the pleasure of welcoming back 2008 honorand, Jasvinder Sanghera CBE, for a special guest lecture and book signing.

#ScienceTALKS 3

Friday, 20 May 2016 at 6.00 PM

Is it possible to manage and mitigate reefs through coral restoration? This series of special talks follows reef research, how they are faring against climate change and what are the major coral killers.‌

Interpretations

Monday, 2 May 2016 at 10.00 AM
Running until Friday, 20 May 2016

This collection by University of Derby graduate artist Caroline Lowe has been developed since her AA2A residency at the University of Derby and her previous solo exhibition at Banks Mill entitled ‘Fragments’.

Mining: To dig or not to dig?

Monday, 14 March 2016 at 5.30 PM
Running until Tuesday, 17 May 2016

We invite you to celebrate our new MSc Environmental Assessment and Control by attending this launch debate - your chance to gain an insight into the contamination of land and water and its prevention and control strategies that make up the new course.

An evening with the Duke of Devonshire

Thursday, 2 June 2016 at 6.30 PM
Running until Wednesday, 21 September 2016

The Duke of Devonshire will present an illustrated talk on the gardens and landscape of Chatsworth in Derbyshire with reference to the change of appearance, management and features in the garden and landscape from the 1st Duke to present day.

Dr Christine Padesky Workshop - Strengths-Based CBT for Vulnerable Clients and Chronic Issues

Tuesday, 7 June 2016 at 9.00 AM
Running until Wednesday, 8 June 2016

This is the University of Derby’s final workshop with Dr Padesky. After 2016, she plans to teach fewer workshops outside North America so she can complete several writing projects, devote more time to consultation, and develop international training programs that require less travel.

Wendy Hirsh's Inaugural Lecture

Wednesday, 8 June 2016 at 5.30 PM

Our Visiting Professor of Career Development Dr Wendy Hirsh, will give her Inaugural Lecture at the University this June.

The Big Show: Film Premiere: Cine16

Tuesday, 7 June 2016 at 7.00 PM

This screening showcases the best work from our graduating Film Production students.

The Big Show: Schools and Colleges Day

Wednesday, 8 June 2016 at 9.30 AM

This exciting and vibrant event is planned especially for schools and colleges to ignite the imagination of visitng students and enable them to explore the wide range of Art, Design, Media, Performance and Engineering subjects exhibiting at this year's show.

Derbyshire Open Arts Festival

Saturday, 28 May 2016 at 10.00 AM
Running until Monday, 30 May 2016

Visit Banks Mill Studios during the Derbyshire Open Arts festival and meet over 17 artists, designers and makers under one roof. See our artists in their working studios and buy or commission original artwork and handmade products direct from some of Derbyshire’s best artists, designers and makers.

The official launch of the Routledge ‘International Handbook of Dramatherapy'

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 at 5.15 PM

The official launch the Routledge ‘International Handbook of Dramatherapy’ a joint collaboration between Dr Clive Holmwood, Lecturer in Therapeutic Arts and Professor Sue Jennings, internationally renowned dramatherapist and original founder of the British Association of Dramatherapists.

The Big Show: Fashion Show

Wednesday, 1 June 2016 at 7.30 PM

Fashion and textiles students will show off their final year collections in our annual Fashion Show, which is part of The Big Show 2016.

The Big Show: Exhibition

Saturday, 28 May 2016 at 8.00 AM
Running until Saturday, 11 June 2016

The Big Show Public Exhibition showcases the very best in young and emerging creative innovation across the strata of art and engineering education.

Ramadan 'Encounters'

Wednesday, 15 June 2016 at 6.30 PM

An inclusive evening of enquiry at the Multi-Faith Centre, University of Derby.

Precious Memories 2

Wednesday, 1 June 2016 at 10.00 AM
Running until Wednesday, 29 June 2016

This solo exhibition by textile artist Jo Beattie is a reflection on memories and is created by machine stitching on see through fabrics. By raising the artwork from its background light and reflection enable its shadow to be the prominent picture and to tell a story.

The Royal Photographic Society International Print Exhibition 158

Thursday, 30 June 2016 at 9.00 AM
Running until Friday, 19 August 2016

The Royal Photographic Society’s International Print Exhibition is the longest standing exhibition of its kind in the world, having been held almost every year since 1854.

Every contact leaves a trace: forensic science and its role in criminal investigation

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 at 6.30 PM

Dr Ian Turner, Head of Forensic Science at the University of Derby, will look at the role of forensics in modern criminal investigations.

DEERS Conference

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 at 9.00 AM

DEERS is a showcase for applied research and scholarship taking place in and around Derby and the Midlands, focusing on electrical and electronic engineering, and including acoustics and optics.

Bishop of Derby: Ending Modern Slavery

Monday, 27 June 2016 at 6.30 PM

The Bishop of Derby will talk about the challenge of ending modern slavery in this free public lecture at the University of Derby.

Sounds in Space

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 at 9.30 AM

Sounds in Space hosted by Creative Technologies Research Cluster.

Department of Law, Criminology and Social Sciences Teachers Conference - CANCELLED

Friday, 8 July 2016 at 9.30 AM

Join us for an exciting and inspiring day of professional development with the Department of Law, Criminology and Social Sciences. Conference workshops will be available in a variety of areas such as Law, Criminology, Policing, Sociology and International Relations.

Humanities, Journalism and Media Teachers Conference - CANCELLED

Monday, 11 July 2016 at 9.30 AM

Join us for an exciting and inspiring day of professional development with the Department of Humanities, Journalism and Media.

MA Education Works!

Thursday, 7 July 2016 at 4.00 PM
Running until Monday, 18 July 2016

Our annual event celebrates the work of our masters community through presentations and exhibitions in an informal setting where you can network with other interested colleagues.

Preparing your Workforce for Future Practice

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 at 9.30 AM

Discover how we are supporting you to educate Health and Social Care workers from across the sector.

A is for Art, A is for Africa

Monday, 4 July 2016 at 10.00 AM
Running until Friday, 29 July 2016

The exhibition will include five large scale artworks which will be over one and a half meters tall along with photographs depicting life in the village compound. To set the atmosphere music and tribal singing will be played in the background.

ACCA Open Evening

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 at 4.00 PM

The ACCA qualification is one of the main routes to becoming a fully qualified accountant. Come along to our ACCA Open Evening and our academic team will be available to answer any questions, along with admissions and finance support if you are ready to enrol.

AA2A 2015 - 2016 Exhibition

Monday, 4 July 2016 at 9.00 AM
Running until Friday, 26 August 2016

Exhibition of the work of four artists, Carol Adlam, Francesca Moore, David Newey and Katrinka Wilson participating in the Artists Access to Art Colleges (AA2A) 2015– 2016 project.

Reinventing the Landscape

Monday, 1 August 2016 at 10.00 AM
Running until Friday, 26 August 2016

Kerri will be inviting members of the public who have lived or worked in Derby to become involved in the project by contributing stories, photographs and ephemera, documenting personal recollections of the changing city.

Nature Connections Festival: Schools and Colleges Day

Friday, 9 September 2016 at 9.30 AM

Schools and Colleges Day. Open to the general public Saturday 10 September. Nature Connections Festival is a two-day outdoor celebration of the natural world.

Nature Connections Festival

Saturday, 10 September 2016 at 10.00 AM

This is a free festival with screenings, exhibitions, practical demonstrations and information stalls related to all things nature through the creative ecology of the Arts.

International Conference on Diplomacy & International Relations

Monday, 12 September 2016 at 9.00 AM

Join us as we host an International Conference that will examine Diplomacy & the Politics of Fear: The 21st Century Challenges to the Theory & Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations.

Derby Business School Induction Conference 2016

Friday, 16 September 2016 at 9.30 AM

At this event Business students from the University will pitch their ideas to a panel consisting of some of the finest business minds in our region.