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New DH Lawrence manuscript acquired by Manuscripts and Special Collections

New DH Lawrence manuscript acquired by Manuscripts and Special Collections
Description
Manuscripts and Special Collections has recently acquired the manuscript of an important unfinished short story by DH Lawrence. 'The Flying Fish' was written by Lawrence in March 1925 when he was diagnosed with tuberculosis during a stay in Mexico City. It tells the story of an Englishman in Mexico who is called back to his ancestral home in the English Midlands.
Date:
08/07/2016

Spencer Hazel awarded British Science Association fellowship with The Times

Spencer Hazel awarded British Science Association fellowship with The Times
Description
The British Science Association has awarded Spencer Hazel with a Media Fellowship working as part of The Times newspaper. The British Science Association Media Fellowships provide a unique opportunity for practising scientists, clinicians, and engineers to spend two to six weeks working at the heart of a media outlet such as The Guardian, BBC Breakfast or the Londonist.
Date:
07/07/2016

Architectures of Power

Architectures of Power
Description
John Baker was invited to contribute to the second of three workshops in the Early Medieval Royal Residences Network, held at Durham University on 8th-9th June 2016.
Date:
23/06/2016

Students receive prizes for Nottingham Advantage Awards

Students receive prizes for Nottingham Advantage Awards
Description
The School is proud to announce the success of three English students, who have received prizes in the Nottingham Advantage Awards
Date:
08/06/2016

Dr Andrew Harrison awarded Vice Chancellor's Medal

Dr Andrew Harrison awarded Vice Chancellor's Medal
Description
Congratulations to Dr Andrew Harrison, Director of the DH Lawrence research centre, who has been awarded the Vice-Chancellor's Medal in recognition of his work with numerous community outreach events helping local people in Eastwood and beyond understand and appreciate their literary heritage.
Date:
08/06/2016

Dr Christina Lee awarded Vice Chancellor's Medal

Dr Christina Lee awarded Vice Chancellor's Medal
Description
Congratulations to Dr Christina Lee, who has been awarded the Vice-Chancellor's Medal in recognition of her pioneering work in developing interdisciplinary research, notably between the arts and the sciences, where she has played a leading role in the development of an international cross-disciplinary network of historians, philologists and microbiologists to investigate the efficacy of medieval remedies in relation to antibiotic resistance.
Date:
06/06/2016

How do you research your assignments?

How do you research your assignments?
Description
Just take our very short survey here (and maybe win one of five £30 vouchers)This small survey is part of a wider investigation into how Nottingham University Libraries can understand how students prepare and research their course assignments. It would be great if you could help us: you can make a useful contribution to helping the library service better serve your needs.
Date:
02/06/2016

Careers service events

Careers service events
Description
There's a number of Careers Service events coming up over the next week that may be of interest to you. Have a look at the list below:
Date:
02/06/2016

£10.1 million innovation boost for hundreds of firms via D2N2

£10.1 million innovation boost for hundreds of firms via D2N2
Description
Hundreds of small and medium-sized companies will receive help to innovate and grow with the aid of £10.1million in funding through the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.
Date:
26/05/2016

Laura Nixon wins Lord Dearing Award

Laura Nixon wins Lord Dearing Award
Description
The school would like to offer its congratulations to our very own Dr Laura Nixon, who has won a Lord Dearing Award for her outstanding student placements and volunteering work.
Date:
26/05/2016

The Experience of Working for One of the Big Five Publishing Companies: HarperCollins

The Experience of Working for One of the Big Five Publishing Companies: HarperCollins
Description
The publishing world is renowned for being one of the most difficult sectors to enter, but despite this I am determined to achieve a career in the industry. This blog post was written by third-year English with Creative Writing student, Amina Youssef.
Date:
19/05/2016

Hayden Ashby Goes the Extra Mile

Description
Hayden Ashby won one of the Student Union's 'Going the Extra Mile' Volunteer Awards.
Date:
12/05/2016

Dr Sarah Atkins wins Knowledge Exchange & Impact Awards 2016

Dr Sarah Atkins wins Knowledge Exchange & Impact Awards 2016
Description
The LiPP team and the School of English would like to congratulate Sarah on winning the Knowledge Exchange & Impact Awards for the Faculty of Arts.
Date:
06/05/2016

PG student wins Dean Moore Research Scholarship 2016

PG student wins Dean Moore Research Scholarship 2016
Description
The school would like to congratulate Annalise Grice on her recent success in the Dean Moore Research Scholarship 2016.
Date:
25/04/2016

PhD student has book featured in The Independent

PhD student has book featured in The Independent
Description
School of English PhD student Hannah Manktelow has recently had her book selected by The Independent as one of the 6 best books to celebrate Shakespeare's 400th anniversary. The Independent says the following about The Bard in Brief.
Date:
18/04/2016

Alison Milbank and Jem Bloomfield appear on BBC debate

Description
Dr Alison Milbank from the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, and Dr Jem Bloomfield from the School of English appeared on the BBC's The Big Questions.
Date:
13/04/2016

Viking World: free public events

Viking World: free public events
Description
Registration is now open for the free public events as part of the prestigious Viking World 2016 conference. Attendance is free but places are limited so you need to book in advance.
Date:
13/04/2016

PG student awarded prestigious Research Fellowship

PG student awarded prestigious Research Fellowship
Description
Postgraduate student Steven Macnamara has been granted a prestigious Harry Ransom Research Fellowship in the Humanities from the University of Texas at Austin.
Date:
06/04/2016

Programme for The Viking World: Diversity and Change Now Available

Description
Check out the programme for our conference The Viking World: Diversity and Change.
Date:
01/04/2016

Business partnership category: winner and runners up

Business partnership category: winner and runners up
Description
The Guardian University Awards 2016: Nottingham University makes runner-up for Business partnership category.
Date:
18/03/2016
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