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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Building on the success of previous years, our HPSC Research Showcase 2024 event aims to be bigger than ever, highlighting and celebrating the fantastic breadth of research taking place within our college at all levels.

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In this inaugural lecture, Professor Charlotte Chadderton will reflect on some of her past projects which demonstrate the different and complex ways in which race inequality operates.

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Running for three days, this event is a multifaceted experience that combines elements of emergency crisis management, interdisciplinary collaboration, and strategic decision-making in the context of international health and social care.

Sixth Form students take part in taster sessions organised by Education Liaison.

The Further Education (FE) Showcase provides an opportunity for delegates to engage in research and evidence relevant to teaching in the post-14 Further Education and Skills sector.

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After a few years of hibernation, we are thrilled to announce that the University of Derby's Nature Connections Conference will return in 2024. This event will bring together researchers and practitioners interested in nature connection to share and discuss the latest research, ideas, and applications in the field.

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This face-to-face session will introduce non-traditional data collection methods including photovoice/elicitation and media resources including YouTube videos, newspapers and television shows.

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This interactive, face-to-face, workshop is ideal for students, and academics across all levels. Participants will be introduced to the epistemology that underpins IPA, discuss research questions and IPA interview/focus group schedule design, review the stages involved in analysis, and have time to work through a given data set at a level ‘beyond description’. 

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Learners will be introduced to scale development approaches and processes including item generation and review. Learners will then cover the purpose and methods of factor analysis. Finally, methods of validity and reliability checking will be reviewed.

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Thematic analysis is a qualitative research method that is used to identify patterns within data. It can be used in a variety of ways to both describe and interpret findings.

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The main objective of the CivicLAB Conference is to provide a supportive and creative environment for academics, creative and cultural industry professionals and freelance artists to share their insights on research and practice through a place-based approach to knowledge generation.

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