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Staying ahead of the game

Staying ahead of the game
Description
Understanding a rapidly changing environment can be the key for organisations to ensure their business thrives in an evolving competitive landscape. We speak to Emma Aherne, Sales Manager at Palletways and current Executive MBA student, about how her MBA is helping to give her, and her organisation, a competitive edge.
Date:
30/04/2021

Imagining the 'post-pandemic' workplace

Imagining the 'post-pandemic' workplace
Description
We predict how the workplace will look in coming months and years with alumnus and PwC Chairman Kevin Ellis, along with Nottingham University Business School academics Dr Terri Simpkin, Dr Aditya Jain and Dr Simona Spedale.
Date:
29/04/2021

Dan Warne: From Deliveroo to diversifying during a pandemic

Dan Warne: From Deliveroo to diversifying during a pandemic
Description
We speak to Dan Warne (History, 2007) for his unique insight into establishing a business during a pandemic. The former Managing Director at Deliveroo left in late 2019 to establish his own start up in the hospitality sector.
Date:
29/04/2021

Memory Lane: The opening curtain for the New Theatre

Memory Lane: The opening curtain for the New Theatre
Description
When Peter Roper (Agriculture/Horticulture, 1971) started as a fresher in 1968, student productions took place in the Great Hall or more unsuitably on the ground floor of the old engineering block as it was then. He became the first ever manager of the New Theatre and shares the story of its origins.
Date:
27/04/2021

My Office: Anna Wallace

My Office: Anna Wallace
Description
We meet Anna Wallace (English, 2018), an Assistant Production Coordinator on the third series of BBC and HBO's His Dark Materials, to find out what it's like to work behind-the-scenes of some of the most exciting series' on TV.
Date:
27/04/2021

Building the future

Building the future
Description
We meet leading engineer Andrew McNaughton (Civil Engineering, 1985), Partner and Infrastructure Sector Lead at aczel&co, to explore the challenges and opportunities for infrastructure as we begin to build a post-Covid world.
Date:
17/03/2021

Don't cross the streams!

Don't cross the streams!
Description
As we approach this year's Oscars it might appear that the twin threats of a global pandemic and streaming are threatening to bring the curtain down on cinema. But as Gianluca Sergi, Professor of Film and Television at the University of Nottingham tells us, Hollywood has survived much, much worse.
Date:
17/03/2021

Shivani Dave: Broadcast news

Shivani Dave: Broadcast news
Description
Following on from LGBT history month and ahead of the University's upcoming Diversity Festival we spoke to Shivani Dave (Physics, 2017). Shivani is bisexual and identifies as non-binary, producing the award-winning podcast The Log Books which looks at Britain's LGBTQ+ history. Shivani shares how they got into broadcasting and what it means to be non-binary in 2021.
Date:
26/02/2021

My Office: Annie from Annie's Burger Shack

My Office: Annie from Annie's Burger Shack
Description
We meet Anmarie Spaziano (Sociology, 2002), founder of Annie's Burger Shack, to find out about her journey from a small pub kitchen with a bum bag and a frying pan to owner of one of Nottingham's most popular restaurants.
Date:
26/02/2021

Memory Lane: A 1960s day out in Beeston

Memory Lane: A 1960s day out in Beeston
Description
Take a trip down Memory Lane as one alumni describes a day out in 1960s Beeston - complete with jiving chips!
Date:
24/02/2021
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