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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
Applications for 2015 are now closed, but see what you can expect for 2016.


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

'Remarkable' new history of Radicals in America

The first complete and continuous history of left-wing social movements in the United States from the Second World War to the present has been written by an American historian at the University of Nottingham

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship successes for Nottingham academics

Results from the last round, announced May 2015

Nottingham Research Fellowships and Anne McLaren Fellowships 2016 call

Details of the 2016 competition for Nottingham Research Fellowships announced
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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.

Science, Society and State: 1870-1935

Friday 4th September
Humanities Building, University of N, University of Nottingham, University Park Campus
This one-day interdisciplinary conference will interest postgraduates and early career researchers working in any area of the history of science and medicine, with any geographical focus.

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.

Conferences at the University of Nottingham


Blogs: latest posts from around the faculty

  • On this day in AD 12, Caligula was born
    Text by Annabel Rock-Clarke Image © Mint Imperials Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus was born in Antium on the 31st August AD 12. He is more commonly known as Caligula. He was the son of the extremely popular general, Germanicus, a nephew of Augustus who was adopted by the emperor Tiberius but died young at age 34, ...
  • Czech Cemetery near Arras
    Dr Nigel Hunt explores a cemetery dedicated to the often-forgotten Czechs on the Western Front Between Arras and Bethune, near the village of La Targette there are two monuments, one on either side of the road. On the left is a Czech cemetery, containing the remains of the Czech people who fought for France. The […]
  • Othello (RSC/Live from Stratford) @ The Broadway, Nottingham
    With the exception of the German production that played for four nights during the Complete Works Festival, it’s been well over a decade since Othello was last on the main stage at the RSC. Of all the plays deemed controversial, from The Taming of the Shrew to The Merchant of Venice, Othello is the one ...

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