Staff profile — meet Virinder Lail

Where are you from? I’m from Lenton (born and bred). In the 70’s and early 80’s it was a very diverse and multi-cultural community that has helped shape many of my values and principles. I have also had the delight of watching the student community increase and change over three decades. During this time I …

Staff profile — meet Yvonne Solomon

Where are you from? I am originally from Derby, I now live in Nottingham. How long have you been working at the University and what do you do? I’ve been working at The University Of Nottingham for seventeen years 10 months and ?? days!! I am a Building Surveyor in the Estates office. What is …

Black History Month 2014 — we need you

We’ve woken up! Black History Month 2014 isn’t that far off, so we’re starting to gather news, profiles and events to feature on this blog in October. Are you arranging an event to celebrate Black History Month — a public lecture, conference, dance-off, workshop or food fayre? Are you a BME researcher or member of …

Staff profile — meet Pvail Singh Puri

The fifth staff profile in our Black History Month series comes from Pvail Singh Puri, IT Support Assistant at the University. All of our staff profile volunteers are part of the University’s BME Network. Where are you from? Nottingham, United Kingdom. Parents are from Punjab the north of India. How long have you been working at the …

Staff profile — meet Vibhore Prasad

The fourth staff profile in our Black History Month series comes from Vibhore Prasad, Clinical Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences. All of our staff profile volunteers are part of the University’s BME Network. Where are you from? Always an interesting question for BME people!! It depends how far back you want to …

Staff profiles — meet Genelva Meikle

In the third of our Black History Month staff profiles, meet Genelva Meikle, Events Officer in the Campaigns and Alumni Relations Office. All our staff profile volunteers are members of the University’s BME Network. Where are you from?  I was born in Nottingham, and my parents are of Jamaican decent. How long have you been …

Staff profile — meet Lenford Vassell

Our second staff profile for Black History Month is Lenford Vassell. We’re publishing these throughout October — all our volunteers are members of the University’s BME Network. Where are you from? My favourite retort is that I am an Afrikan, born in the Caribbean living in England, who am I, from whence I came Afrika. …