Talks and lectures

Never stop learning: come to one of our upcoming talks, public lectures or conferences, led by academic experts from right across our University. Some are open to the public while others are aimed at professionals and practitioners from particular sectors.

Gyan Tripathi smiling
public lecture

The incidence of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease is increasing worldwide for all age-groups and is reaching epidemic proportions. Why is obesity at the centre of it all? Are we ourselves to blame or are there other factors at play? This lecture will consider the importance of nutrition and the role it plays in disease.

Headshot of John Steel
public lecture

This lecture will examine some of the key ethical and normative claims that journalism has established for itself and argue that the notion of 'civic empowerment' needs to be re-integrated to the ideas and practice of journalism, and journalism research, for the benefit of all.

Train moving quickly
conference

The Rail Industry event aims to engage with Rail sector organisations and work towards collaborative projects that will lead to ongoing partnerships. 

ZMorph Multitool 3D printer
public lecture

Professor Paul Wood will talk about 3D printing and additive manufacturing research at the University of Derby's Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering; covering applications and fundamental research in the transport, infrastructure and medical sectors and the impact of this research on the beneficiaries.

Headshot of Carley Foster looking into the distance
public lecture

In this lecture, Professor Carley Foster will discuss the role of retail in the community. Rather than viewing retail as simply a transaction between the buyer and seller, she will explore how retail experiences can be co-created so that the retailer can embed themselves within the community and protect themselves from turbulent trading conditions.

Headshot of Stephan Reiff-Marganiec smiling
public lecture

Professor Stephan Reiff-Marganiec discusses the great emergence of smart technology, the opportunity it provides to improve our daily lives, but also the human worries that are increasingly associated with it.

Headshot of Kate Moss smiling
public lecture

Professor Kate Moss will discuss her research on the hidden crisis of women’s homelessness and one of the major precipitators, domestic abuse.

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