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Memory Lane: DramSoc in the 50s

Memory Lane: DramSoc in the 50s
Description
It's quite the trip back in time this month, after Dr Caroline Ellwood contacted us to share her memories of being a member of DramSoc in the 1950s.
Date:
21/09/2022

Queen Elizabeth II and the University of Nottingham

Queen Elizabeth II and the University of Nottingham
Description
Although King George V officially opened the Trent Building on University Park back in 1928 his granddaughter Queen Elizabeth II's reign has had the biggest impact on our University. Here we look back at some of her numerous visits to Nottingham.
Date:
09/09/2022

URN - taking to the airwaves

URN - taking to the airwaves
Description
University Radio Nottingham, or URN to give it its more recognisable name, has helped advance the careers of many of its former members since it first began broadcasting over 40 years ago. We've caught up with three URN graduates to see where their careers have taken them since.
Date:
24/08/2022

Powering up our new £40m research facility

Powering up our new £40m research facility
Description
June saw the opening of our state-of-the-art Power Electronics and Machines Centre on Jubilee Campus. This new £40 million research facility will drive forward advances in powerful, clean electrification technology and pave the way towards a new generation of low-carbon, sustainable electric vehicles, power and propulsion - all helping support Nottingham's aim of becoming a net zero carbon city by 2028
Date:
28/07/2022

How does the legal system need to evolve in the age of social media?

How does the legal system need to evolve in the age of social media?
Description
Over the last couple of months two 'celebrity trials' dominated the media headlines in the UK and USA, with Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard and the 'Wagatha Christie' case between Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy becoming the daily water-cooler topic for many. But with both trials playing out across social media - and the Wagatha Christie case in particular originating through the publication of an Instagram post - is defamation law still fit for purpose? We've enlisted a crack team of alumni and academic experts to examine the arguments.
Date:
24/06/2022

Breaking the bias: building workplace confidence

Breaking the bias: building workplace confidence
Description
To mark International Women's Day earlier in the year, our Careers and Employability Service hosted a 'Breaking the Bias' event centred around building confidence in the workplace - designed to empower, build confidence and provide practical tools to utilise now and in the future. We're delighted that three of the event contributors - Rochelle Livingstone (Psychology, 2013), Dr Claire Mann (Education, 2013) and Wendy Furness (MBA, 2017) - have written an article each with their own confidence-building advice!
Date:
24/06/2022

35 years of the NUBS MBA

35 years of the NUBS MBA
Description
We've spoken to not one but nine NUBS MBA graduates to mark 35 years of our MBA course! From Sydney to South Africa, find out where they are now, what they loved most about Nottingham and what advice they would pass on from their careers to date.
Date:
24/06/2022

How could our insight help businesses recover from Covid-19?

How could our insight help businesses recover from Covid-19?
Description
As many economies around the world continue to struggle to recover from the impact of Covid-19, whether suffering from inflation, entering a prolonged recession or even sturggling to fill job vacancies, perhaps we need to think a little differently? We've brought together some key insights and thinkers from within the business school and alumni community to see how things can be tackled.
Date:
24/06/2022

100 years ago: laying the Trent Building foundation stone

100 years ago: laying the Trent Building foundation stone
Description
14 June 1922 was a historic moment in the origin story of the University of Nottingham, as an assembled throng watched the laying of the foundation stone of the Trent Building. We share the incredible story ahead of our first ever giving day, on its centenary.
Date:
31/05/2022

Memory Lane: Golden reflections

Memory Lane: Golden reflections
Description
This month we welcomed over 150 graduates from 1970-72 back to campus for their Golden Reunion. Among the guests was Graham Harris (Electrical Engineering, 1972) who has shared with us a few choice images from his time here as a student.
Date:
23/03/2022
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