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January 2017

He may hold one of the world's most ancient offices, but the 157th Speaker of the House of Commons is anything but traditional. Join us in Nottingham on 9 March for an unmissable opportunity to hear John Bercow share his insights on the UK political system - and host our own special edition of University Challenge.

November 2016

Millions of us have been tuning in each week to Planet Earth II, enthralled by this epic and stunning showcase of the incredible stories and spectacular landscapes of our natural world. But what does it take to bring a series like this to life? Meet Ed Charles (Zoology, 2002), BBC producer and one of the talented team behind Planet Earth II. We caught up with Ed to talk wildlife filmmaking, what it's like to work with Sir David Attenborough, and the incredible experiences of life on location.

October 2016

With just days to go before Americans cast their vote for the next President of the United States, Nottingham political scientist Todd Landman reviews the bitter and controversial election journey, the struggle to capture the heart of America, and what the changing US political landscape means for the Trump and Clinton campaigns.

September 2016

Internationally-renowned photographer Adam Jacobs (Geography, 2008) has the career many of us can only dream of – taking images of the most famous faces and places in the world, from Nelson Mandela to Mick Jagger, the London 2012 Olympic Games to the Superbowl. But talented Adam has had to face living with a debilitating chronic migraine condition which has made his journey anything but smooth. Discover Adam's inspirational story and stunning photography online.

August 2016

After an incredible performance at Rio 2016 Team GB are celebrating their most successful Olympic Games – bringing home a whopping haul of 67 medals and earning a historic 2nd place finish in the Olympic medal table. As we celebrate the amazing sporting achievements of our Olympians, find out how your fellow alumni got on when they competed at the Games.

July 2016

This month we've got a diverse range of stories, starting with a look at how technology is making the world a safer place and what role you can play in the fight against crime.

June/July 2016

This month, we've got a fantastic range of stories for you, starting with a look at the alumni athletes hoping to bring glory to your University this summer as they prepare for the Rio Olympic Games.

May 2016

This month, we investigate the academic debate surrounding the EU referendum, take a journey through the history of travel, and find out why the Government is agreeing that more needs to be done for brain tumour research.

April 2016

This month, we've got a fantastic range of stories for you as we explore the Middle East refugee crisis, a new invention that's changing the world of Alzheimer's care and the University's latest global success.

March 2016

Every day in the UK, 140 women are told "you have breast cancer". Around the world, 10,000 women die from the disease every week. The statistics are shocking. It's why we've made breast cancer the focus for Life Cycle 6 – our annual fundraising campaign. This month, find out about the innovative research our experts are pioneering to beat this disease – and how you can support our work.


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