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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

Assessing the future for blockchain and cryptocurrency

Assessing the future for blockchain and cryptocurrency
Description
Arguably the biggest digital development of the last decade is the ongoing rise of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. According to Time magazine the cryptocurrency market alone is now worth an astonishing $3 trillion. But for many of us the entire concept remains a mystery. Paul Howard (Computer Science, 2001), Director of BlockFi Asia, guides through its intricacies.
Date:
03/03/2022

Welcome to Castle Meadow Campus

Welcome to Castle Meadow Campus
Description
We're building a new home near Nottingham city centre! Castle Meadow Campus, the former home of HMRC in the Midlands, will soon become a brand new campus for Nottingham University Business School. Read more about our exciting acquisition plans!
Date:
23/02/2022

A new vision for the Broad Marsh

A new vision for the Broad Marsh
Description
An exciting new vision for the land on what once was the Broadmarsh shopping centre stands has been revealed - the university's Pro-Vice Chancellor for the Faculty of Arts and Chair of the Civic & Regional Committee, Jeremy Gregory, gives his insight into the project.
Date:
27/01/2022

The results are in: our 2021 alumni survey

The results are in: our 2021 alumni survey
Description
In autumn 2021 we asked for your opinion on the support we offer in our second annual alumni survey. Thousands of you across our global community answered, sharing your thoughts about what you would like your alumni community to offer you. Here's what you said.
Date:
26/01/2022

Alumni sustainability takeover

Alumni sustainability takeover
Description
From a leading energy innovator who 'speaks about technical stuff to mainstream audiences', to the founder of an award-winning youth-led African renewable energy think-tank, an entrepreneur who is at the forefront of hydroponics (growing fruit and veg in a nutrient-rich solution) and the director of an urban farm right here in Nottingham - we're celebrating alumni who all have a passion to make the world cleaner, greener and more sustainable!
Date:
29/11/2021

Good COP, bad COP?

Good COP, bad COP?
Description
Along with tens of thousands of others from across the world, a delegation from the University of Nottingham descended on Glasgow earlier this month to attend the COP26 climate change conference. We asked members of the delegation to share their insights into the conference, reflecting on whether it can be deemed a success and their hopes for the future, as well as sharing how our research will help!
Date:
29/11/2021
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