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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

How do we balance climate change with environmental sustainability?

How do we balance climate change with environmental sustainability?
Description
Adrian Hayes (MBA, 1994) has travelled a long way from the business school! A record-breaking polar explorer, author and sustainability ambassador, Adrian recently joined us to deliver a talk titled 'Climate change or sustainability?'. He explains why our pressing need to tackle climate change also needs to think about the bigger picture when it comes to environmental sustainability.
Date:
12/11/2021

How will 'climate finance' help tackle climate change?

How will 'climate finance' help tackle climate change?
Description
With COP26 underway in Glasgow we discuss how the financing of projects which directly tackle climate change - known as 'climate finance' - can play a vital role, with Meryem Duygun, Professor of Banking and Finance at NUBS and the Founding President of the International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS).
Date:
03/11/2021

Supercharge your strategising with Duncan Angwin's top 5 tips!

Supercharge your strategising with Duncan Angwin's top 5 tips!
Description
Did you know we have one of the world's leading authors on strategy right here at the business school? The Dean, Duncan Angwin, is co-author of Exploring Strategy - no less than the 4th most influential textbook in the world in business and management according to the Financial Times! So if you've always wanted to be a better strategist we've asked Duncan to compile his top five tips to help you on your way.
Date:
27/10/2021

Has the pandemic widened the workplace inequality gap?

Has the pandemic widened the workplace inequality gap?
Description
The pandemic has forced all of us to reassess our ways of working, but has it helped address workplace inequalities or made them wider? As part of the university's upcoming Festival of Social Sciences we look at how equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) is being addressed in the office.
Date:
26/10/2021

Memory Lane: The Holmes Life

Memory Lane: The Holmes Life
Description
Alumnus John Holmes MBE (Mining Engineering, 1968) is something of a Nottingham institution having joined BBC Radio Nottingham not long after graduating and subsequently spending nearly 50 years at the station. In the next of our 'Memory Lane' series he reflects on his time here on campus
Date:
25/10/2021

A calculated success

A calculated success
Description
Alumnus Michael Skok (Production Engineering and Production Management, 1982) has always been a man in a hurry. Running his own software business as a teenager, he was a millionaire by the age of 24, before moving to the USA. He is now one of the world's leading entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, with almost 40 years' experience. Here he shares some of the secrets to his success.
Date:
22/10/2021

Channel 4 and the digital revolution

Channel 4 and the digital revolution
Description
Over the course of the last 18 months the digital television landscape has transformed apace. We speak to alumnus Karl Warner (Politics, 2001) about life at E4, where he is currently the Controller and Head of Youth and Digital, as well as the battle of digital supremacy, diversity on screen and much more.
Date:
22/09/2021

Memory Lane: University life through a lens

Memory Lane: University life through a lens
Description
Alumnus Julian Hadden (Chemistry, 1990) was behind the camera lens for three years between 1987 and 1990 for the student newspaper Impact - he shares some his most memorable photos.
Date:
22/09/2021
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