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.

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As a part of their degree, second-year Literature and History students take part in an annual public conference, where they present a series of papers based around the theme of Rivers, Lakes and Seas.

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This lecture will focus on changes in how we talk about race and learning with a specific focus on creative pedagogy, student learning and attainment. It will unpack key themes such as a sense of belonging for staff and students of colour as well as discussing the awarding gap and student experiences.

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The 28th International Conference on Natural Language and Information Systems will be held at the University of Derby, UK and will be face-to-face. The NLDB conference brings together researchers, industry practitioners, and potential users interested in various applications of Natural Language in the Database and Information Systems field.

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The Forum for Access and Continuing Education (FACE) Conference is one of the premier annual events for both practitioners and researchers with an interest in lifelong learning and widening participation to higher education.

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The 9th European Conference on Ethics and Integrity in Academia (ECEIA) 2023 with the main theme Enhancing ethical practice, professionalism and integrity for future development will be hosted by University of Derby, UK from 12th to 14th July 2023.The conference is jointly organised by the European Network for Academic Integrity and the University of Derby.

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At this conference, we would especially like to explore the interface between history (in its broadest sense including heritage) and human care (professional, non-professional and self-administered); achieving health and wellbeing through history-driven social connectedness. In addition, we welcome papers relevant to the field of health humanities in general.

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