January 2015

New leadership at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China

A new Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Provost, Professor Chris Rudd will takes over at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) this summer.

New manufacturing centre set to put Nottingham back on the world manufacturing map

The University has been awarded £5m to help create a new state-of-the-art centre for manufacturing at the University of Nottingham Innovation Park.

In search of Vikings - University experts in arts and sciences publish new book

Unique new research from academics from the arts and sciences sheds new light on the Viking Age in the UK.

Nottingham academic scoops top book prize

A book co-written by a Nottingham academic has won the prestigious Political Book of the Year award in the Paddypower Political Book Awards 2015.

Public perception of man-made climate change is at a 10-year high

The British public's belief in the reality of climate change and its human causes rose last year following the winter floods, and is now at its highest since 2005, according to a new study.

Pride filming screening to mark the start of LGBT History month

Cinema audiences in Nottingham are being offered another opportunity to see the inspirational film comedy Pride at a special screening in the city to mark the beginning of LGBT History Month.

Join in the debate about shale gas

The University of Nottingham is giving people the chance to get involved with the controversial debate surrounding 'fracking' by offering a free online course on shale gas.

New research compares inequalities in UK's child safeguarding systems

Researchers at The University of Nottingham are involved in a major new research project to study inequalities in child welfare systems across the UK.

Honouring Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue

The University of Nottingham has officially thanked Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service for its hard work in keeping the community safe during the recent fire at its Jubilee campus.

Nottingham is number one in the world for sustainability for the third time

The University of Nottingham has been ranked number one in the world for third time in in a list of the most sustainable universities.

Celebrating LGBT History Month at The University of Nottingham

A full programme of events highlighting LGBT people, issues and research takes place through February.

Picture this - biosecurity seen from the inside

Scientists get an insider's view of plants under attack - in real time.

Synthetic Biology Research Centre launches

The University of Nottingham is officially marking the opening of its Synthetic Biology Research Centre (SBRC), which will provide sustainable routes to important chemicals for researchers and industry using ground-breaking science.

Nottingham among top university targets for graduate recruitment

The University of Nottingham is one of the top choices for graduate recruitment among UK employers, a new report has shown.

University collaborates with Zoetis to improve feed efficiency in pig farming

The University of Nottingham will be undertaking a four-year project with the animal health company, Zoetis, to improve feed efficiency in pig farming.

Popular culture from an academic perspective — new lecture series explores film, TV and comics

New Popular Culture Lecture Series will explore film, TV, books and comics from an academic perspective.

Levitation recreates nature's dumbbells

Physicists have manufactured solid wax models of splash form tektites — pieces of natural glass created out of spinning drops of molten rock flung from the earth during extra-terrestrial impact.

Growing graphene - blue sky research attempts to replicate nature

Ground-breaking experiment could herald the production of high-purity, large-area graphene and boron nitride layers in a controlled way.

Exercise is the best medicine - training the doctors of the future

Nottingham University Medical School has launched a pioneering new resource which it is hoped will help train doctors all over the world in the importance of exercise in clinical treatment and disease prevention.
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