Category: Education

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Melanie Welaratne explores why TED and TEDx have provided inspiration, education and knowledge throughout her life and shares plans for her TEDxUniversityofDerby event on the topic "What if?".

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Professor Judith Lamie, Pro Vice-Chancellor - External Affairs at the University of Derby, higher education institutions are crucial to a place's identity and vital in playing an active role within the communities they serve.

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Paula Shaw, Academic Manager at University of Derby Online Learning, discusses the teaching philosophy that she has pioneered and which helped her to achieve the title of National Teaching Fellow.

Arrival of women and children at Auschwitz Birkenau in May 1944

Dr Larissa Allwork, Researcher at the University of Derby, examines how powerful the message of Holocaust remembrance is in today's society.

Dana Abu Omar, PhD research student at the University of Derby, discusses the debate around the scientific value of dyslexia as a diagnosis.

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Dr Stuart Archer, Researcher Developer at the University of Derby, looks at why academics need to communicate their research and why academic writing is so important.

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Postgraduate research student Kiran Singh discusses the creation of the University's Decolonisation and Literature Network, why it is important to decolonise the literary canon, and the value of hearing from different voices.

Nurses at Derby

Denise Baker, Head of School - Allied Health and Social Care at the University of Derby, discusses how online apprenticeships could help revolutionise the NHS workforce.

symbols of university life: a globe, mortar board caps, calculators, a compass, books, lab equipment, x-rays, theatrical masks

We explore the civic role of a modern university in the UK and ask: Can people talk about the university in their city with pride and awareness?

Alex Baugh, Schools and Colleges Liaison Assistant, discusses why going to university is good for your career and why it's a good investment.