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New book series provides springboard for research

A new book series on adaptive environments set for release next year is on the hunt for exciting research projects to fill its pages. The Springer Series in Adaptive Environments is being established by Holger Schnädelbach, Research Fellow at The University of Nottingham together with colleagues Henriette Bier from Technical University Delft, Netherlands and Kristof …

Radio 4’s ‘Today’ live on campus

This Friday 19 May BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme will be coming live from University Park Campus. The show is one in a series of special programmes taking place in the run-up to the General Election featuring different policy issues in each city. Nottingham’s issue is Immigration and Integration and they are looking at how this would …

Nottingham’s hat-trick of top 20s

The University of Nottingham has been ranked in 19th place in The Guardian University Guide for 2018. The table published today (May 16th 2017) is a move of six places up. It is the third league table in the last year to position Nottingham in the top 20 of all universities. The Guardian league tables …

The truth is, voters crave a strong and stable leader

Professor Steven Fielding from the School of Politics and International Relations writes for The Conversation As he made his journey from conventional politician to radical hero, Tony Benn became increasingly critical of how the Labour party did politics. Benn’s diary records Harold Wilson, who had just won a landslide victory in 1966, claiming that the …

Cancer scientist features in SKY documentary on Freemasonry

When he is not carrying out pioneering work in the University’s breast cancer research laboratory, Assistant Professor Andy Green is helping to lift the veil of secrecy surrounding the world’s largest fraternal organisation, the Freemasons. He’s on a mission to help boost recruitment to this ancient and traditionally mysterious charitable men’s club on the University …

‘Cult hero’ recognised by the President of the Royal Society of Chemistry  

He’s one of the cult heroes of the award winning YouTube phenomenon Periodic Table of Videos and has been described by the Duke of Kent as a ‘silent rogue’. Now Neil Barnes, a senior technician in the School of Chemistry at The University of Nottingham has received one of the highest accolades from the Royal …

Tinnitus: past, present and future

In this blog, Professor David Baguley shares his thoughts as he prepares to give his inaugural lecture as the new  Hearing Research Lead at the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre. The lecture is open to the public and takes place at 6pm on 16 May at Lecture Theatre A30, Nottingham Lakeside Arts, University Park. ‘I have …

From wannabe to president: how Emmanuel Macron beat Marine Le Pen to win the French election

Paul Smith, Associate Professor in French and Francophone Studies at the University, writes about the French election result for The Conversation. After a tense and often antagonistic election campaign, Emmanuel Macron is to become the next president of France. The result is, of course, in all sorts of ways extraordinary. In a little over a …

Universitas 21 in pictures

The University of Nottingham has welcomed senior leaders from Universitas 21 for their Annual Network Meeting and Presidential Symposium. Universitas 21 is the leading global network of research-intensive universities from 16 different countries, that work together to promote global citizenship and innovation through research-inspired teaching and learning, student mobility, connecting staff and students and wider …

European partnership to tackle world challenges

A partnership between The University of Nottingham and Lund University in Sweden will see more collaboration on European research projects over the next five years. Professor Sir David Greenaway and Professor Eva Wiberg signed The Memorandum of Collaboration on Wednesday May 3 2017, with the aim of sustaining and deepening collaborations in research, teaching, staff and student exchange, …