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Latest events

Terrific talks, exciting events, eye-popping art - there's something for everyone. All open to the public.

Upcoming events

Logistics and Supply Chain Week

Thursday, 22 February 2018 at 4.00 PM
Running until Thursday, 22 February 2018 at 8.00 PM

The University of Derby is set to host its 5th annual Logistics Week.

Behind the Smile

Monday, 26 February 2018 at 10.00 AM
Running until Friday, 23 March 2018 at 3.00 PM

Kirstie Adamson and other artists are curating an exhibition entitled 'Behind The Smile'; an invisible illness exhibition exploring living with issues such as chronic pain, depression and anxiety. Aiming to break taboos and raise awareness.

ENSCITE: Managing Risk In Your Supply Chain

Thursday, 1 March 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Thursday, 1 March 2018 at 4.30 PM

Does your company operate in the transport equipment manufacturing supply chain? If yes, this workshop will help your company manage risk more effectively.

Re-drawing the international skills map

Thursday, 1 March 2018 at 12.00 PM
Running until Thursday, 1 March 2018 at 2.00 PM

Current reforms propose a redrawing of the skills map of Europe. Professor Matthias Pilz of the University of Cologne will talk about his research into the application of the European dual training system in the international operations of German multi-national business.

Digital Assessment and Feedback Conference 2018

Monday, 5 March 2018 at 9.00 AM
Running until Monday, 5 March 2018 at 5.00 PM

Conference showcasing innovative approaches to digital assessment and feedback.

Transition to Nursing, Preparation for Practice Book Launch

Monday, 5 March 2018 at 4.30 PM
Running until Wednesday, 7 March 2018 at 6.30 PM

'Transition to Nursing, Preparation for Practice' by Bill Whitehead and Michelle Brown book launch and signing

Human Performance Unit: Introducing our Sports Performance Services

Tuesday, 6 March 2018 at 7.30 AM
Running until Tuesday, 6 March 2018 at 9.30 AM

Human Performance Unit: Introducing our Sports Performance Services

Post-Brexit Bridge Building: A first look at Government proposals for EU nationals living and working in the UK post-brexit

Tuesday, 6 March 2018 at 4.30 PM
Running until Tuesday, 6 March 2018 at 7.00 PM

Thalej Vasishta, CEO and senior solicitor at Paragon Law, will provide the latest details and Immigration Rules to employ international students.

Marion Adnams Symposium

Wednesday, 7 March 2018 at 1.00 PM
Running until Wednesday, 7 March 2018 at 6.00 PM

A unique opportunity to further explore the life and work of Marion Adnams, including the exhibition of Marion Adnams' work and her involvement in the Midland Group, as well as broader linked themes, such as the representation of women artists.

The SEND reforms four years on

Wednesday, 7 March 2018 at 6.00 PM
Running until Wednesday, 7 March 2018 at 7.30 PM

How schools can improve SEND practice and why OFSTED is their best friend in achieving this! Professor Brian Lamb OBE will look at how the current SEND reforms are changing the shape of the practice and the role of engaging parents to achieve better outcomes and attainment.

Women in Engineering 2018

Thursday, 8 March 2018 at 6.00 PM
Running until Thursday, 8 March 2018 at 9.00 PM

This event is a celebration to showcase Women in Engineering and Technology careers. Presenting women engineers from a variety of disciplines including: software, civil, mechanical and sound.

ENSCITE: How to Maximise Your Brand

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 4.00 PM

This workshop will help you refine and maintain the right brand impression, making the most of every single opportunity to increase the visibility and value of your products and services.

Music Production Show

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 10.00 AM
Running until Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 5.00 PM

Our fourth annual Music Production Show features a host of luminaries within the professional world including producers, engineers and more.

Linking Enterprising Minds - Sponsored by Nelsons

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 5.30 PM
Running until Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 6.30 PM

An opportunity for students to demonstrate their enterprising skills and for businesses to support our future business leaders.

The Big House Programme: Imaginise Workshop

Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Thursday, 15 March 2018 at 12.30 PM

This hands on workshop will introduce you to different methods of problem solving, generating ideas and concepts along with creative thinking. Both a morning session or an evening session are available to book.

Marketing 2020

Monday, 19 March 2018 at 4.30 PM
Running until Monday, 19 March 2018 at 7.45 PM

This event will consider the way in which marketing information is consumed in 2018 and how that will continue in the future.

Global change - local impact: Issues of coastal change in Ghana

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 at 5.30 PM
Running until Tuesday, 20 March 2018 at 8.00 PM

Global change - local impact: Issues of coastal change in Ghana

Spa Tourism Wellness 2018

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Wednesday, 21 March 2018 at 5.00 PM

Spa Tourism Wellness 2018

How Can 3D Printing Help Your Business?

Thursday, 22 March 2018 at 8.00 AM
Running until Thursday, 22 March 2018 at 12.00 PM

Join us for this showcase of the latest in 3D printing and design systems for business and home use.

ENSCITE: Introduction to Supply Chain Management

Thursday, 22 March 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Thursday, 22 March 2018 at 4.30 PM

This workshop will help you refine and maintain the right brand impression, making the most of every single opportunity to increase the visibility and value of your products and services.

Student Conference Children of the World: Contexts

Thursday, 22 March 2018 at 2.00 PM
Running until Thursday, 22 March 2018 at 4.00 PM

A conference involving Early Childhood Studies (ECS) stage 3 students who will present their research on the diversity of childhoods across the world. Some free places are available to attend.

Apprenticeship Levy Business Breakfast

Friday, 23 March 2018 at 8.00 AM
Running until Friday, 23 March 2018 at 10.00 AM

Don't miss out on upskilling and motivating your staff with your apprenticeship levy!

Made for You?

Monday, 26 March 2018 at 10.00 AM
Running until Friday, 13 April 2018 at 3.00 PM

The exhibition runs from 26 March – 13 April at Banks Mill Studios and is open week days 10am-3pm (closed 30 March – 3 April over Easter).

ENSCITE: Building & Developing High Performing Teams

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Tuesday, 10 April 2018 at 4.30 PM

Does your company operate in the transport equipment manufacturing supply chain? If yes, this workshop is designed to help you build and cultivate a loyal, dynamic team.

The Big House Programme: Brand Storytelling for Business Workshop

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Wednesday, 11 April 2018 at 4.30 PM

Learn how to use story structure to bring your presentations, web copy and marketing to life and develop a deeper understanding of who you are and how you can build brand loyalty from with your customers.

1st Annual Education Studies Conference 2018, The Battle for Children’s Minds

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 at 10.00 AM

Dr Stephen Law, author of The War for Children’s Minds, and Dr Helene Guldberg, author of Reclaiming Childhood: Freedom and Play in an Age of Fear, will introduce us to the contemporary battle for children’s minds and morals.

The Big House Programme: Social Media ‘Developing A Social Strategy That Connects’ Workshop

Thursday, 19 April 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Thursday, 19 April 2018 at 4.30 PM

Learn techniques for managing your social media profiles and which platform works best for your communication style in this full day workshop.

FE Showcase 2018

Saturday, 21 April 2018 at 10.00 AM
Running until Saturday, 21 April 2018 at 3.00 PM

Learn more about research and how you can use it to help your students.

IET: Present Around the World

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 at 6.00 PM
Running until Tuesday, 24 April 2018 at 8.30 PM

Don't miss this opportunity to see Present Around the World at the University of Derby. This is the IET's global competition for young professionals and students within engineering to develop and showcase their presentation skills and is free to attend.

Derby Business School Showcase

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 at 4.00 PM
Running until Wednesday, 25 April 2018 at 6.30 PM

Our undergraduate and postgraduate Business students will showcase their work.

ENSCITE: Building The Foundation Of Your Business

Tuesday, 1 May 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Tuesday, 1 May 2018 at 1.00 PM

Does your company operate in the transport equipment manufacturing supply chain? If so, this half day event will help you improve your business planning and strategy within a workshop environment with fellow relevant industry SMEs.

ENSCITE: Building Your Best Team: Identify & Develop Talent

Wednesday, 9 May 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Wednesday, 9 May 2018 at 4.30 PM

Does your company operate in the transport equipment manufacturing supply chain? If so, this full day workshop will help you source and develop talent for your organisation, to the benefit of everyone.

Games@Derby Expo 2018

Thursday, 10 May 2018 at 1.00 PM
Running until Thursday, 10 May 2018 at 5.00 PM

Come and have a look at the 6th Games@Derby Expo and see the culmination of final year projects.

Dying Matters

Monday, 14 May 2018 at 11.00 AM
Running until Monday, 14 May 2018 at 1.00 PM

The launch of this years awareness week, based around support and end of life care.

Derby Book Festival

Friday, 1 June 2018 at 9.00 AM
Running until Saturday, 9 June 2018 at 7.00 PM

The fourth Derby Book Festival will take place in venues across the city with a programme packed with book related activities and events for all ages and interests.

ENSCITE: Logistics – An Introduction

Wednesday, 6 June 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Wednesday, 6 June 2018 at 4.30 PM

This full day workshop will help you develop a useful understanding of logistics and the correlation with improved measurable business outputs.

Art Therapy with Military Veterans: Trauma and the Image

Tuesday, 19 June 2018 at 7.30 PM
Running until Tuesday, 19 June 2018 at 9.00 PM

Janice Lobban, Senior Art Psychotherapist at the UK veterans’ mental health charity Combat Stress, will speak about the role that art therapy can play in recovery from psychological trauma.

Armed Forces Day Family Event

Saturday, 30 June 2018 at 10.00 AM
Running until Saturday, 30 June 2018 at 5.00 PM

A family day event with guest speakers and workshops, in celebration of the University of Derby signing the Armed Forces Covenant

Developing your Clinical Supervisor Skills: A community of practice evening

Thursday, 12 July 2018 at 6.00 PM
Running until Thursday, 12 July 2018 at 8.00 PM

An opportunity to learn and try out some technique based coaching principles.

ENSCITE: Warehousing – An Introduction

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Tuesday, 17 July 2018 at 4.30 PM

This full day workshop will give you an introduction to the variations of warehousing, and related elements such as storage, inventory control, stock movement and managing people within the warehouse environment.

ENSCITE: Introducing Coaching & Mentoring

Monday, 10 September 2018 at 9.30 AM
Running until Monday, 10 September 2018 at 4.30 PM

This full day workshop will help you understand and learn practical approaches to mentoring and coaching skills and techniques to benefit staff at all levels.

What's still currently running

Has engineering lost its way?

Running until: Wednesday, 21 February 2018 at 7.30 PM

Come and join us for a debate on the current and future ethics in Engineering, and the positive and negative impact commerce and other external sources are having on the sector.

Team Derby Basketball: Skills and Drills

Running until: Saturday, 17 February 2018 at 12.00 PM

An open session held by Team Derby Basketball for juniors aged 10-14 years.

Enterprise Hub Naming Competition

Running until: Friday, 9 March 2018 at 4.00 PM

We are inviting staff and students to enter our naming competition for our Enterprise Hub within the Careers and Employment Service.

British Academy of Management

Running until: Wednesday, 7 February 2018 at 5.30 PM

Exploring capabilities for organisational transformation towards sustainability and climate change

Almost a Swan

Running until: Friday, 23 February 2018 at 3.00 PM

In February, Banks Mill affiliate member, Gerry Henegan Barr, will exhibit work in the ground floor foyer gallery. Private view and meet the artist: 11 February 3pm-6pm Exhibition open week days 10am-3pm.

Make it happen

Running until: Sunday, 11 March 2018 at 5.00 PM

Showcasing a variety of creative talents by our technical staff.