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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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Keep up with the latest news from around the Faculty of Arts schools, departments and centres, and from our students.

Digital storytelling in Venice

Visitors to an international art exhibition can uncover the hidden stories behind one of Italy's most iconic cities through their GPS-enabled smartphone.

Event at Nottingham Contemporary draws large crowd

Public conversation between C3R co-director Sharon Monteith, American Studies Association President David Roediger and performance poet Marquese McFerguson

Book on Promotional Screen Industries Published by Routledge

Paul Grainge and Catherine Johnson publish their book 'Promotional Screen Industries' with Routledge.
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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.

Twitter Q&A for the Masters programme in Digital Technologies for Language Teaching

Thursday 4th June
Join us on Twitter using the #dt4lt hashtag on Thursday 4th June 2015 from 3-4pm

Get Up Stand Up Exhibition Dialogues Series: Grassroots Activism

Thursday 4th June
New Art Exchange, Performance Space
Lisa Robinson, Peter Ling and Cecile Wright discuss how to make black lives matter.

'Chinese Cinema: Space, Identity and Politics' Research Symposium

Friday 5th June
A09 Highfield House

Fellowship Bidwriting Workshop

Monday 8th June
Highfield House
A day of workshops for academics from the Arts and Social Sciences who are planning a Fellowship bid

Film Screening and Discussion: At the River I Stand (1993)

Tuesday 9th June
Nottingham Contemporary, The Space
This civil right documentary on the sanitation workers' strike in Memphis in 1968 is introduced by Sharon Monteith.
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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.

Conferences at the University of Nottingham


Blogs: latest posts from around the faculty

  • Race and Rights: Black Soldiers Part 4
    To mark the 150th anniversary of the ending of the American Civil War in 1865, James Brookes of the Centre for Research in Race and Rights analyses the visual culture of African American flags—regimental colours that expressed the black experience of war and of life in America itself. In the fourth and final blog of ...
  • Theatre Practice Vs. Academic Research
    The relationship between theatre practitioners and academics has long been fraught, each camp viewing the other with equal suspicion and ensuring that the other is kept well at arm’s length. That’s why when a suitable opportunity arises to bridge this gap, either as a practitioner or in the world of academia, I leap on it. ...
  • A day in the life of Robin Hood… Media
    I had no idea what to expect when I arrived in Nottingham to start the next chapter of my new life. I was young(er), ambitious, blissfully ignorant and perhaps most importantly, I had access to a Netflix account. My whole life was ahead of me but I still had little idea of where I wanted ...

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