Think For The Future- Reducing Challenging Behaviour One Child at a Time

Ingenuity19 is looking for the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators to create scalable social and commercial enterprises that can transform Nottingham, the UK and beyond. We are looking for students, staff, graduates and early career researchers from across the University of Nottingham to come together and discover problems worth solving, and offer you the …

Responding to Customer Demand with Tech

Ingenuity19 is looking for the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators to create scalable social and commercial enterprises that can transform Nottingham, the UK and beyond. We are looking for students, staff, graduates and early career researchers from across the University of Nottingham to come together and discover problems worth solving, and offer you the …

Tales of a Witty Scholar- Junelle @ Accra, Ghana 2018

Meet Junelle, 2nd Year Philosophy student and one of our Witty Scholar’s here at the University of Nottingham. Junelle has recently returned from an 8 week internship at a law firm in Ghana and we’re lucky enough to have inside access to the diary of her time there… Friday 29th June 2018 Today is officially …

It’s not all Pina Coladas! by Shaq Gibson, Witty Scholar

“Without perspective, the pace of innovation can sometimes be taken for granted. I can say with no inhibitions that my perspective has been thoroughly revisited and updated.”     It’s a hard life A summer break in Jamaica may strike one as more of a vacation than a career-building experience. The non-stop beach weather won’t do …

Building work-ready skills whilst studying

“Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment.” (unattributed)   It is widely recognised that whatever the level of educational qualification achieved, studying alone does not equip students to have ‘work- ready skills’. There are many practical, less tangible accomplishments which are just as important in preparing for employment, whether that’s working for …

Persian Geometry Arts Workshop – a celebration of culture

“Artists reach areas far beyond the reach of politicians.  Art lifts the spirit and the morale of those who hear it.”    – Nelson Mandela Communicating culture through Persian Geometry Arts ‘Iran Sheen’ is one of the Ingenuity Lab’s longest established and best-loved businesses.  Elnaz, the founder, is inspired by her roots and the spirit …

Turbo AI: Technology powering improvements in customer experience

“Some people call this artificial intelligence, but the reality is this technology will enhance us. So instead of artificial intelligence, I think we’ll augment our intelligence.” — Ginni Rometty, CEO, IBM In today’s blog, we ask Jude Tharakan about his business Turbo AI. Full name:  Jude Tharakan Age:  30 Nationality:  Indian Company name:  Turbo AI™ …

Santander EA18 Awards – pitching for the win

Entering the Santander EA18 Awards has been a great experience already. Doing the pitch really forced us to focus on producing a concise and compelling business proposition. All the feedback has been really helpful and we’re looking forward to the finals now!”  – Seb Kummle, Director, Citylife UK Santander EA18 Awards   Two start-up businesses based in …

Universitas 21 Challenge 2018

“It was exciting to see participants of Universitas 21 delivering creative solutions to real world problems across a range of different fields.”  – George Smith, year 2 Geography student, University of Nottingham (UK) The pros and cons of participating in the Universitas 21 Challenge*. *Disclaimer*: we didn’t win by George Smith. Universitas 21 is a …

Creative competitiveness

“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do, and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” – George S. Patton, U.S. General   What kind of an entrepreneur are you? How would you react to being provided with a box of LEGO, a group of strangers and 15 minutes to answer a …