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Article Business briefing

NUBS Deans Professor David Park, Professor Kok Wei Khong and Professor David Goodwin reflect on the business environment and how NUBS is looking to the future.

Leadership and management Careers Features
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Article Campus composition

We take a moment to explore our campuses and discover iconic locations and hidden gems.

Campus Features
Professor Richard Bowtell, Head of the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre
Article Seeing beyond: the remarkable evolution of MRI

At the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre, dedicated researchers today are continuing to develop and evolve this pioneering work to tackle new challenges.

Article How to banish burnout

Our recent webinar speaker Jacky Francis Walker (Counselling Studies, 1999) shares her top tips to help you reset, recharge and banish burnout.

Careers Community
Article Sowing the seeds of sustainability

Incorporating sustainability into teaching across the curriculum at Nottingham is helping today's students protect the future of the planet. We find out how learning is being transformed.

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Article Why I'm leaving a gift in my will to Nottingham

To ensure future generations can unlock their potential, Jacky Hughes (Industrial Economics, 1965) has pledged to leave a gift in her will to Nottingham.

Gifts in Wills Supporter impact
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Article This is the place that is built on wisdom

This year's Nottingham Ambition Giving Day on November 1-2 is inspired by our university motto 'A city is built on wisdom'. So we're looking for the best piece of wisdom you learned while at Nottingham!

Supporter impact University history
Article She's a jolly good fellow

Four of our outstanding research fellows share their inspiration and give a little insight into what makes them tick!

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Article Formula for success

Dr Marie-Claire Peakman shares her approach to embracing new opportunities and developing an innovative mindset.

Innovation Leadership and management
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Article Believe in you

Sakshi Bansal shares the values which guide her career.

Career advice
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Article Oar inspiring

Time spent at university can create passions that last a lifetime. Peter Taylor (Chemistry, 1958) hopes to inspire today’s students with a generous – if somewhat unusual – gift.

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Article Vice-Chancellor's comment

A message for alumni from Professor Shearer West, our Vice-Chancellor and President.

News and views
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Article Day in the life of: Richard Munang

Richard Munang shares a typical day in his life as Deputy Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Africa.

Community Career advice
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Article Ocean life

Dr Andy Cornish shares why shark and ray conservation is vital for our ocean ecosystems.

Alumni interview
Article Then and Now: Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam

Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam shares his recollections of time as a student at Nottingham and life on campus today.

Then and Now
Article A Guiding Light to Ghana

As a young man growing up in Ghana, Dr Eric Gyan (Cancer Immunology and Biotechnology, 2011) had a dream to become a physician. But only thanks to the university’s international scholarship programme and the generosity of alumni donors was this dream able to become a reality.

Community Supporter impact
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Article A legacy of learning

Find out how the generosity of one couple, who met at Nottingham, is helping students with autism prepare for life on campus.

Community Supporter impact
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Article Then & Now - football in the 1960s

A 50 year-old photo of the university football team has rekindled friendships for one Nottingham alumnus

Community Then and Now
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Article Rock of Ages

This year we asked you to share your formative gig-going experiences, both on and off campus – here’s a selection of the best!

Community Nottingham
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Article Zero room for manoeuvre

The race to meet global climate change targets is being run by some of the university's leading researchers.

Article New worlds

Through his beautifully intricate hand-drawn maps, Taiwan-based artist Tom Rook (Geography, 2010) offers a unique perspective on our urban environments.