Why Should We Think about Inclusive Design for Products and Services?

”Inclusive design uses diversity to guide innovation” – Tim Allen What is inclusive design? Inclusive design is the process of designing products or services to a diverse range of people with physical disabilities or special needs and delivering a transparent and consistent user experience. The British Standards Institute (2005) defines inclusive design as: ”The design …

Developing Community Football in China: China-Britain FC brings Nottingham Forest to Zhejiang

‘‘Champions keep playing until they get it right” – Billie Jean King China-Britain Football Centre China-Britain Football Centre is a new initiative established by two graduates from the University of Nottingham Ningbo (UNNC) campus, Kayleigh Renberg-Fawcett and Rob Avery-Phipps. Kayleigh and Rob recognise that the power of football in the UK is something which should not …

Pitch@Palace 7.0: TOP 10 Pay Per Click (PPC) Tips

Ads are playing a bigger role in search engine results than ever before. Taking up real estate and permanently fixed to the very beginning of returned queries, they more or less guarantee eyes at all times. Running the perfect campaign is tricky, especially if you’re not from a technical background or have little knowledge of …

Ingenuity17 Meet the Mentors: Tim Elliott

“The future of marketing is people-centric…People buy People” – Tim Elliott During Ingenuity17, a range of experienced business men and women have mentored entrants, and helped them on their journey to #IgniteTheMind. The Ingenuity17 Conference was the first opportunity mentors, speakers and entrants had the opportunity to meet, network and collaborate. As the competition develops, and entrants get …

Engineers in Business: Meet the Winners

”There’s nothing I believe in more strongly than getting young people interested in science and engineering, for a better tomorrow, for all humankind.” –  Bill Nye, CEO of The Planetary Society Three undergraduate teams (each comprising engineering students) at Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) have won an Engineers in Business Award for developing innovative product concepts …

Ingenuity17: Meet the Top 21!

“There’s lots of bad reasons to start a company. But there’s only one good, legitimate reason, and I think you know what it is: it’s to change the world.” – Phil Libin After over 100 Business Plan submissions, the Ingenuity17 judges had their work cut out to whittle it down to a Top 20. In fact, the …

Pitch@Palace 7.0: Top10 Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Tips

Following on from our previous blog post detailing the top 10 social media tips, this week we focus on KUMO‘s guide to Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). SEO has taken its place as an essential part of a business’ marketing strategy. With the internet being as big a phenomenon as it is, there aren’t too many online sessions that are …

Ingenuity17 Meet the Speakers: Susan Hallam

‘Things are changing at a phenomenal rate, and this is your opportunity’ – Susan Hallam at the Ingenuity17 Conference During Ingenuity17, a range of experienced business men and women have mentored entrants, and helped them on their journey to #IgniteTheMind. The Ingenuity17 Conference was the first opportunity mentors, speakers and entrants had the opportunity to meet, network and collaborate. As the …

Pitch@Palace 7.0: Top 10 Social Media Tips You Need to Know

Social media is everywhere. No matter you are doing business or in the education sector, almost everybody has a presence on at least one form. Businesses have long been trying to implement social marketing tactics with mixed results. It seems pretty easy to do but like most business tasks, it is anything but. To help …

Highlights from the Pitch@Palace 7.0 Boot Camp

”The University of Nottingham is the ideal location for this Pitch@Palace Boot Camp. We have a very long heritage of thought leadership, talent development and innovation in entrepreneurship.” – Professor Sir David Greenaway Pitch@Palace was founded in 2014 by HRH The Duke of York to amplify and accelerate tech focussed Entrepreneurs. It offers entrants the opportunity …