Media interviews

TV and radio broadcasters are able to conduct interviews with academics and University spokespeople through the Press Office. We have a studio facility at University Park and ISDN connection points at Jubilee and Sutton Bonington campuses.

For more details about our facilities or for media to arrange parking on campus, contact the relevant Media Relations Officer using the details below.

Filming locations

Nottingham Conferences arrange for the renting of teaching buildings, halls of residence and other areas of the University estate.


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Emma Thorne

Media Relations Manager (Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences), Faculty of Registrars



I joined the University in June 2000, having previously worked in regional print journalism. My experience working as a reporter for local weekly and daily publications gave me an excellent grounding in the news-gathering and contact building skills which underpin the work that I do as Media Relations Manager for the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

I am passionate about science communication and love working in a job where I get to tell stories about amazing people and how their research is changing lives and making the world we live in a better place.

Expertise Summary

My main areas of responsibility are:

  • Reputation management and profile raising
  • Strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation
  • News-gathering (UoN Nottingham, Ningbo, Malaysia campuses)
  • Editorial content production (press releases, podcasts, films, blogs, award submissions, magazine features, etc)
  • Channel management and engagement (website, social media, publications, intranet)
  • Handling media enquiries (for print, online, broadcast news, features and documentaries)
  • Staff training (engaging with the media, writing and pitching opinion pieces, broadcast interview skills, etc)

My working days are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Find me on LinkedIn

Main areas of responsibility:

  • Newsgathering and contribution to internal publications
  • Media enquiries
  • Press releases
  • Web-based news
  • Editorial content for Hermes
  • Media training
  • Guide to Expertise for the Media, editor

Hours of work: Monday to Wednesday

Media Relations - External Relations

The University of Nottingham
C Floor, Pope Building (Room C4)
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5798