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Sheffield DocFest BBC pitch

Sheffield DocFest BBC pitch
Description
Pitch your documentary idea to the BBC!
Date:
17/05/2017

Using poetry to bring back memories for people with dementia

Description
Using poetry to bring back memories for people with dementia - Press release about the important public engagement work School of English students at the University of Nottingham are doing in local care homes
Date:
17/05/2017

Treble 20 - high scores in league tables

Treble 20 - high scores in league tables
Description
Treble-top! We're ranked in the top 20 by three major guides.
Date:
16/05/2017

Jon McGregor on Radio 4's Open Book

Jon McGregor on Radio 4's Open Book
Description
Professor Jon McGregor recently appeared on BBC Radio 4's Open Book, talking to Mariella Frostrup about his new novel Reservoir 13.
Date:
20/04/2017

Student Placement: Shadow Writer and First Story

Student Placement: Shadow Writer and First Story
Description
Emily Talbut tells us about her experience as a Shadow Writer for the national literacy charity, First Story. Emily is a second year English with Creative Writing student.
Date:
13/04/2017

English at Nottingham in the global top 50 subject ranking

Description
School of English achieves 49th position for English Language and Literature in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Date:
22/03/2017

Sir Francis Hill Postrgraduate Scholarship for 2017 entry

Description
One Sir Francis Hill Scholarship is available for the academic year 2017/18. This award is open to nominations from the Faculties of Social Sciences and Arts. Students with a conditional or an unconditional offer on a PhD research programme at the University of Nottingham, or who are currently in the first year of their PhD are eligible to apply.
Date:
14/03/2017

Launch of new ibook: Parchment, Paper and Pixels

Description
? Manuscripts and Special Collections launch "Parchment, Paper and Pixels" iBook featuring some of the work of academic staff from the Faculty of Arts.
Date:
07/03/2017

School of English staff nominated in the 2017 Staff Oscars

School of English staff nominated in the 2017 Staff Oscars
Description
School of English staff nominated in 2017 Staff Oscars.
Date:
01/03/2017

Alumni Laureate Awards 2017

Description
Nominations for the 2017 Alumni Laureate Awards are now open.
Date:
27/02/2017

Midlands Graduate School Student Conference 2017

Midlands Graduate School Student Conference 2017
Description
5th Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership/ Doctoral Training Centre Student Conference
Date:
09/02/2017

PhD student wins prestigious overseas grant

PhD student wins prestigious overseas grant
Description
Beatriz González-Fernández, a PhD student from the School of English who has been awarded the prestigious and much sought-after Overseas Institution Visit grant by the ESRC.
Date:
03/02/2017

Journal 47 published

Description
The 47th volume of the Journal of the English Place-Name Society is now available, and has been distributed to EPNS members. It contains peer-reviewed articles and reviews of publications which may be of interest to the society's members.
Date:
16/01/2017

The anniversary of Dementia Day-to-Day

Description
Dementia Day-to-Day: one year on
Date:
11/01/2017

Research Scholarship funding for MA and PhD students for 2017/18

Description
Research Scholarship funding is available from the School of English for Masters and PhD students for 2017/18 entry.
Date:
04/01/2017

Bringing Vikings Back to the East Midlands

Description
The CSVA receives funding to support a British Museum Vikings exhibition coming to Nottingham in November.
Date:
03/01/2017

Call for Papers: Benign Fiesta: Wyndham Lewis's Texts, Contexts, and Aesthetics

Call for Papers: Benign Fiesta: Wyndham Lewis's Texts, Contexts, and Aesthetics
Description
Proposals are invited for 20-minute presentations on any aspect of the paintings; writings; artistic, social, and philosophical networks; and life of the British modernist Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957).
Date:
20/12/2016

New Perspectives: 'Towards a New Reality' - public engagement opportunity

Description
New Perspectives: 'Towards a New Reality' - public engagement opportunity
Date:
05/12/2016

TEDx talk with Dr Roshni Mooneeram: From bra-burning to bridge-building: 21st Century feminism

TEDx talk with Dr Roshni Mooneeram: From bra-burning to bridge-building: 21st Century feminism
Description
Dr. Roshni Mooneeram is Honorary Associate Professor of Sociolinguistics at LiPP. She is currently based in Mauritius and works as a Communication Strategist and Consultant in Corporate Training. Roshni's TED Talk opens with a life-changing conversation with one of her Postgraduate students on the China campus of the University of Nottingham.
Date:
15/11/2016
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