Alison Caudy wins RSC Award

Sunday, 15 March 2015 at 8.17 AM

RSC prizes are awarded to undergraduates achieving the highest overall mark for chemistry practicals throughout their first year within their university.

BASES Student Conference 2015

Friday, 8 May 2015 at 2.52 PM
Running until Friday, 8 May 2015 at 12.00 AM

The BASES Student Conference is a prestigious event where students are provided the opportunity to present their research within the multidisciplinary field of Sport and Exercise Science.

Students win at FIRN 2015

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 at 2.54 PM
Running until Tuesday, 5 May 2015 at 2.54 PM

University of Derby students earn FIRN prizes at 2015 event

Undergraduate Research Conference 2015

Tuesday, 7 April 2015 at 12.00 AM
Running until Friday, 7 April 2017 at 12.00 AM

Our 3rd annual Sport and Exercise Undergraduate Research Conference took place on Friday 27th March. This event gives our current final year students the opportunity to showcase the findings of their independent studies.

Nick Draper Inaugural Lecture

Thursday, 7 May 2015 at 12.00 AM
Running until Thursday, 7 May 2015 at 12.00 AM

Professor Nick Draper's Inaugural Lecture, Change Your World: Physical Activity for All, was held on Tuesday 5 May.

#ScienceTALKS 2

Friday, 13 May 2016 at 6.00 PM

Is it possible to manage and mitigate reefs through coral restoration? This series of special talks follows reef research, how they are faring against climate change and what are the major coral killers.‌

Mining: To dig or not to dig?

Monday, 14 March 2016 at 5.30 PM
Running until Tuesday, 17 May 2016 at 9.56 AM

On Monday 14 March 2016, we launched our new MSc Environmental Assessment and Control by inviting industry specialists to debate the contentious issue of mining in the 21st Century.

Professor Paul Gilbert: Inaugural Lecture

Tuesday, 8 December 2015 at 5.30 PM

Widely respected for his bestselling text ‘The Compassionate Mind’, our Visiting Professor of Compassion, Psychology & Healthcare will be exploring the subject of his more recent work on Compassion Focussed Therapy – past, present and future.

ScienceTALKS: The Child Driven Education

Friday, 8 May 2015 at 6.30 PM

2013 TEDPrize winner, Professor Sugata Mitra, Newcastle University addresses one of the greatest problems faced by education in today’s day and age; that the best teachers and schools don’t exist where they're needed most.

ScienceTALKS: Let there be Light: Sunlight, DNA and Skin Ageing

Friday, 15 May 2015 at 6.30 PM

As featured on TV, Professor Mark Birch-Machin from the Institute of Cellular Medicine asks what harm sunlight does to our bodies.

ScienceTALKS: Apocalypse Now (or maybe tomorrow)

Friday, 22 May 2015 at 6.30 PM

Are our days numbered? University of Derby Invertebrate Biology Lecturer and winner of the British Science Association Charles Darwin Award, Dr Michael Sweet, ponders the question.

RSC Griess Lecture

Friday, 20 November 2015 at 1.00 PM
Running until Friday, 20 November 2015 at 2.00 PM

Hybrid organic-inorganic systems as light-harvesting antennae

Intro to Quantitative Research Methods using SPSS

Monday, 21 November 2016 at 9.30 AM

Special 2-day course this November

Volcanoes and Global change?

Tuesday, 11 October 2016 at 5.00 PM
Running until Thursday, 13 October 2016 at 4.15 PM

Since the 1990s there have been some significant advances in our understanding of the ways in which volcanism interacts with our surface environment.Earth’s surface response to volcanism has been suggested to be catastrophic in nature over both shorter and longer timescales.

#ScienceTALKS: What do we know about yellow band disease?

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 at 6.00 PM
Running until Thursday, 13 October 2016 at 4.16 PM

By Guest Lecturer, Professor Aldo Croquer from Caracas University, Venezuela

Careers in Sport

Tuesday, 11 October 2016 at 10.00 AM
Running until Thursday, 13 October 2016 at 4.15 PM

For the first time ever in Derby, 'Careers in Sport: Live' will help local schools and colleges understand the multitute of careers on offer within the sports industry.

Behaviour Change in Action: Influencing Safe Behaviours in Defence Aviation

Wednesday, 8 March 2017 at 4.00 PM

This talk aims to explore the many factors which influence safety related behaviour in the workplace and the practical challenges associated with installing behavioural interventions in the highly complex and rapidly evolving world of military aircraft manufacture.

Mobile health (mHealth) technologies to promote smoking behaviour change

Wednesday, 8 February 2017 at 4.00 PM

Mobile health (mHealth) interventions have become the most accessible type of behaviour change support worldwide.

A Question of Belief: II. The Difference in Gambling Approaches between Informed Believers and Quasi-Believers

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 at 4.00 PM

Gain insight into the relationship between paranormal belief and gambling attitudes and behaviours.