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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
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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

Do sanctions really make a difference?

Do sanctions really make a difference?
Description
As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continues we take a look at the impact of sanctions across historical theatres of conflict - as far back as Ancient Greece - for clues as to what the likely outcomes could be for Russia in 2022. The university's assistant professor of politics and international relations, Tyler Kustra is our guide for this deep dive into conflict.
Date:
23/03/2022

Tatenda Furusa - on the fintech frontier

Tatenda Furusa - on the fintech frontier
Description
The concept behind financial technology or 'fintech' – an industry now valued at more than $70 billion – was to make use of smartphone technology or cryptocurrency to make financial services more available to the general public. Tatenda Furusa (MSc Business and Management, 2017), co-founder of ImaliPay, is on a personal mission to deliver financial services for millions of African 'gig economy' workers in the next few years.
Date:
03/03/2022

Why Help to Grow can help transform your business

Why Help to Grow can help transform your business
Description
If you're a senior manager of a small or medium-sized business then you could benefit from signing up for the next intake of our Help to Grow programme later this month. Join over 30,000 senior leaders who have already taken part across the UK and 40 here at Nottingham.
Date:
03/03/2022

Online career networking: our top tips for a digital refresh

Online career networking: our top tips for a digital refresh
Description
Active professional networking is vital to career growth and having an online presence is essential whatever stage you are in your career journey. Marian Derbyshire, Post-Graduation Careers Consultant, Postgraduate Careers (Business School) demonstrates how you can utilise tools and digital platforms to enhance your career opportunities and position yourself or your business ahead of the competition!
Date:
03/03/2022
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