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The tougher the target, the greater the gain?

In the latest of our New Year, New You blog mini series, Dr Amanda Avery, an expert in diet and nutrition in the School of Biosciences discusses how setting your sights high can be more successful in achieving the healthy lifestyle of your dreams. Healthcare professionals often encourage us to set realistic targets when it comes …

Sir Peter Mansfield attends MRI anniversary celebrations

MRI experts past, present and those destined to be the MRI researchers of the future gathered at The University of Nottingham on Friday to mark 25 years of the MRI centre and 40 years of MRI research in Nottingham. Among the guests was Sir Peter Mansfield, the Nottingham physicist who won the Nobel Prize for …

Student design could solve African grain wastage problem

A product design and manufacture graduate at The University of Nottingham recently received a major design award for his low-cost grain storage unit which aims to help prevent post-harvest crop losses on small African farms. Anthony Brown, 22, from Walton-on-Thames, near London, won the “Waste Not, Want Not” challenge in the RSA Student Awards 2016; a …

On your marks?

It’s estimated that more than two million people in England are regularly putting on their trainers and pounding the pavement in an effort to stay active. So could running be the cheap, effective way for you to get fit for 2017? In the second of our New Year, New You blog series, Roger Kerry, associate professor in …

The new year’s resolution fitness drive: a road to nowhere?

It’s January, when thoughts turn to the year ahead and the inevitable resolutions. In our New Year, New You blog series, guest bloggers from around the university will offer advice on what we should – and shouldn’t – do to be successful in our quest to a happier and healthier 2017 and beyond. In the first …

University celebrated in New Year Honours

Two members of The University of Nottingham have been recognised by The Queen in the New Year Honours. Shona Powell, Director of Nottingham Lakeside Arts, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for her work in the arts- most notably transforming the University of Nottingham’s arts centre and museum …

Nottingham alumni ready for Boxing Day University Challenge

University of Nottingham faces are set to come under pressure from Jeremy Paxman in a festive edition of University Challenge. Programme makers announced a festive series of the popular quiz show with well-known alumni representing universities instead of current students. The Nottingham team will take on The University of Bristol on Boxing Day at 6.20pm …

Diffused WW1 bomb given to schools to educate pupils

A diffused wartime bomb will be taken into classrooms in Nottinghamshire as part of a new project to help pupils learn more about World War One. The 4.5 inch Howitzer bomb is being taken – alongside other historic wartime items in a number of specially designed crates to bring wartime stories to classrooms. Distributed by …

An early Christmas, the #tenleonardos way :-)

Dr Gaby Neher from the Department of History of Art talks about her experience of working on the Nottingham stint of the ‘Ten Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci exhibition’…. “Earlier this year, between 31 July and 9 October, Nottingham Castle played host to the ‘Ten Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci exhibition, a travelling exhibition drawn from the …

Merry Christmas from The University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham offices and teaching buildings will be closed from Thursday 22 December and will re-open on Tuesday 3 January 2017. Nottingham Lakeside Arts remains open to the public with a host of festive shows and activities including the critically acclaimed Beasty Baby. We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all …