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Refugees given a taste of campus life at summer school

Refugees given a taste of campus life at summer school
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A special summer school held at the University over the summer has given 47 refugees from across the UK a unique taste of campus life. It was organised by an alumna whose life's work is to help them access higher education.
Date:
22/08/2019

Rethinking language and inequality

Rethinking language and inequality
Description
Have you ever considered how the language you speak may inadvertently (or deliberately) put you at a disadvantage in your daily life? Professor Douglas Kibbee, a world expert on the relationship between language and law, is seeking to address this inequality.
Date:
10/07/2019

Technology disruption and its impact on finance

Technology disruption and its impact on finance
Description
From online banking to contactless payments, financial technology – or FinTech for short – is rapidly changing how we spend, save, borrow and invest. So as technology transforms just about every corner of global finance, what opportunities and challenges lie ahead?
Date:
30/05/2019

Why being a global university has never been more important

Why being a global university has never been more important
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We've recently been showcasing our research and innovation in Berlin and Hong Kong, but why is this globe-trotting becoming more vital as the UK's European future looks uncertain?
Date:
30/05/2019

The choral counter to dementia

The choral counter to dementia
Description
More than a million people in the UK are expected to be living with dementia by 2025, but could music make a difference? Actress Vicky McClure recently joined forces with a choir based here at the University as part of a unique study.
Date:
29/05/2019

The educational app which caught the eye of Elon

The educational app which caught the eye of Elon
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Research conducted by a University of Nottingham academic has played a major role in the success of innovative educational software which is set to transform the way children across the world learn to read, write, and do arithmetic.
Date:
28/05/2019

One man's mission to motivate a new political movement

One man's mission to motivate a new political movement
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Michael Olatokun (Law, 2015) is a passionate advocate of political engagement, particularly with young people and local communities, and has helped encourage hundreds of thousands of people to register to vote for the first time. He shares how he's seen democratic processes change for the better.
Date:
25/04/2019

We mark 15 years of Nottingham in Ningbo

We mark 15 years of Nottingham in Ningbo
Description
2019 marks 15 years since we became the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. We take a look at the celebrations on campus and reflect on the achievements made in its short lifetime.
Date:
25/04/2019

AI that can predict when you will die

AI that can predict when you will die
Description
Humans could soon learn the date on which they will die through the predictions of artificial intelligence, after Nottingham scientists demonstrate that it can predict the risk of premature death more accurately than standard prediction models.
Date:
17/04/2019

Investigating police decision making under stress

Investigating police decision making under stress
Description
An investigation into how authorised firearms police officers make decisions in high stress situations is being carried out by University researchers using virtual reality technology.
Date:
17/04/2019
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