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Nottingham partnership to transform chemistry and pharmacy HE in Kenya

Academics at The University of Nottingham are to lead a multi-million pound, Government-funded partnership aimed at transforming the way in which chemistry and pharmacy degree courses are delivered in Kenya. The £4 million Transformation of Pharmacy and Chemistry Degree Provision project will see the Nottingham education experts joining forces with Kenyan academics to engage employers …

New funding for Antimicrobial Resistance research

Research into new ways to tackle antimicrobial resistance has been given a boost as the University of Nottingham is one of the universities set to benefit from a £2.85m investment from the Medical Research Foundation. New scientists will explore ways to tackle antimicrobial resistance through a new PhD training programme by the Medical Research Foundation, …

Nottingham’s magic

One is a Russell Group institution with a world-class reputation and the other is a fictional British school of magic for students aged eleven to eighteen, but there are more than a few similarities between the University of Nottingham and Hogwarts. Our short video explains the similarities. We have our own quidditch team We have a …

Celebrating 20 years of improving treatment of skin diseases

“It’s like putting an octopus into a string bag,” says Professor Hywel Williams, the visionary founder of Cochrane Skin, a global network of people committed to producing reviews of trials relating to skin conditions, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this month. “The octopus represents the many arms of global dermatology research but gathering it all …

University joins new agreement to strengthen UK-China space education and culture relationship

The University of Nottingham has signed a partnership agreement with leading space scientists from the UK and China which aims to enrich each nation’s space education and space culture activities. The two nations are already working together under the UK-China Joint Laboratory Programme in Space Science and Technology, which was established in 2016 and is …

National Teaching Fellow status for Biosciences professor

This year’s Higher Education Academy (HEA) National Teaching Fellowships have been announced and Dr Fiona McCullough in the School of Biosciences has been awarded this prestigious accolade in recognition of her outstanding work in dietetics training and development for healthcare professionals. The new NTFs have been selected from the three participating nations – Wales, Northern …

TexGen: Weaving the way forward

Drs Louise Brown, Senior Research Fellow and Uresha Patel, a Postdoctoral Research Associate, discuss how TexGen, a textile geometry modelling software program developed by the University of Nottingham, is fast becoming a geometric pre-processor of choice in a wide range of industries. TexGen is a tool which is used for generating realistic geometric representations of …

Is Sugar really that bad for you? – Dr Judy Swift decodes the “nutri-babble”.

Judy Swift, Associate Professor of Behavioural Nutrition in the School of Biosciences at the University of Nottingham, led the session “Is the Sugar the new fat?” at the British Science Festival this year. Dr Rebecca Dewey was there and reports here about the day. Photo courtesy of @POST_UK Dr Swift’s work, together with Dr Duane Mellor, …

The world comes to Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is celebrating a week of global partnerships honouring high profile guests from around the world. An unprecedented number of international delegations will be held both on the University’s campuses in Nottingham and in London this week. Connections with China have started with a visit from Mme Xu Yafen, Chair of the …

Bridging the Gaps – Antimicrobial Resistance Conference 7-8 September

New research collaborations to address the challenges posed by Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) will be highlighted at a two-day conference at the University of Nottingham on Thursday 7 and Friday 8 September 2017. This will be the final event of the antimicrobial resistance programme Bridging the Gaps which was set up to pump prime new studies …