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Innovation and Research Round-Up

The Innovation and Research Round-Up will bring you regular updates from our researchers who are making discoveries that have a real-world impact. From attending international conferences to major research breakthroughs, this will ensure you are up to date with all our activities.

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Our latest research news

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Award-winning artist and photographer Oliver Frank Chanarin and well-known American artist, photographer and book publisher James Stanford will be among the inspiring speakers at this year’s FORMAT23 Conference in Derby on Friday 17 March.  

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A group of students from the University of Derby’s School of Arts has just returned from a month-long visit to Las Vegas. Led by Dr Gemma Marmalade, the University’s Assistant Head of Discipline for Art and Photography, the students were guests of Nevada State College’s Office for the Arts and worked alongside Nevada State students.

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Science is not the only beneficiary of nature-based ‘citizen science’ projects – taking part also boosts the wellbeing of participants and their connection to nature, according to research published recently.

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The new Nuclear Skills Academy in Derby, which has been developed by Rolls-Royce Submarines Ltd and partners including the University of Derby, has been launched in the House of Lords. 

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The University of Derby’s business incubation centre at Banks Mill has recently seen three of its clients move out to commercial premises.

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Research events

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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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