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A one thousand year old Anglo-Saxon remedy for eye infections which originates from a manuscript in the British Library has been found to kill the modern-day superbug MRSA in an unusual research collaboration at The University of Nottingham.

Midlands 3 Cities Consortium: illustration by JustinWadge
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Research, public and student events from around the Faculty of Arts and in collaboration with our partners in the creative industries.

Get Up Stand Up Exhibition Dialogues Series: Cultural Activism

Thursday 20th August
New Art Exchange, Performance Space
Lubaina Himid, Celeste-Marie Bernier, Veronica Barnes and Bo Olawoye discuss how to make black histories visible.

Get Up Stand Up Exhibition Dialogues Series: Black Men and Invisibility

Thursday 10th September
New Art Exchange, Performance Space
Martin Glynn, Vivien Miller, and Get Up Stand Up artists discuss how to rethink the criminal justice system.

Open Day, Friday 11 September 2015

Friday 11th September
Trent Building

Open Day, Saturday 12 September 2015

Saturday 12th September
Trent Building

Conference: Rights and Justice in Nixon's America

Friday 18th September
American and Canadian Studies conference: Call for papers deadline 30 April
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Undergraduate open day
Talk to students and staff, and view the facilities and resources of University Park campus.

Welcome to The University of Nottingham Virtual Open Day. Meet our student guides and get a feel for our campus.

A major international conference hosted by the Centre for the Study of the Viking Age which aims to capture the diversity of and change in the Viking Age and its aftermath.

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Blogs: latest posts from around the faculty

  • The Jew of Malta (RSC) @ The Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
    Seeing The Jew of Malta immediately after seeing Volpone, with both performed by the same ensemble, brings out some surprising similarities between two very different plays. Both feature states with a severe – and arguably corrupt – rule of law; both feature a rich role-player as the morally deficient protagonist who deploys alternative personas as ...
  • Volpone (RSC) @ The Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
    If Trevor Nunn’s superlative production of Volpone established just one thing, it is that Jonson’s finest play (cue debate) demands a tour de force performance from its lead. In Henry Goodman, Nunn found the perfect shapeshifter. Goodman, a stage stalwart without the celebrity baggage that fixes the persona of some other leading actors, had the ...
  • On this day in AD306 the emperor Constantius I died in York
    His troops, rather than await a new leader to be appointed for them, hailed the emperor’s son Constantine as Augustus but it was not until 324 that he would gain control over the entire empire.

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