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Maths inspired art makes front cover

An artwork created to illustrate a maths research project has been chosen to go on the front cover of the latest edition of one of the top international physics journals, ‘Physical Review Letters’.  Unusual inspiration  Quantum physics and maths are unusual inspirations for a piece of art, but research fellow Dr Paul Knott was keen …

University News Review — September 2018

September saw many University of Nottingham news stories in the headlines… The dirtiest area of the airport The story that airport security trays carry more viruses than toilet surfaces, hit the national headlines this month. According to pandemic scientists at the University of Nottingham and the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare, the plastic …

Nottingham entrepreneur launches a first in disability cosmetics design

Trishna Daswaney, Nottingham Ingenuity Lab entrepreneur and owner of the cosmetics company Kohl Kreatives, has launched a new collection of make-up brushes to add to her growing list of beauty lines. Dedicated to beauty empowerment, Trishna’s company is a non-profit organisation, with all profits from the sale of her brushes invested into providing free make-up …

Memorial event at University Park

A minute’s silence will be held across University Park at 11am on Friday November 9. More to follow. Return to the University’s Commemoration page.

Nottingham in the War: A conscientious objector

Robert Acheson Sheldon is the only known conscientious objector among the staff of the University College’s during the First World War. Aged 36 he was living in Arboretum Street and working as a lecturer in Electrical Engineering in Nottingham when conscription was introduced in 1916. Being ‘of age’ Sheldon was required to join the army …

Nottingham in the War: Registrar to Registrar

Registrar Dr Paul Greatrix pays tribute to Thomas Porteous Black, Registrar of University College Nottingham in 1911, the most senior figure to be killed in World War I. There have been only nine Registrars of the University of Nottingham since its founding as University College Nottingham back in 1881. The most remarkable of all of …

Nottingham in the War: A tribute to Dr Thomas Black

In the summer of 1915 the Registrar of the University College, later to become the University of Nottingham, died in battle. He was one of at least 23 members of staff from the College to see frontline military action as part of the First World War and the most senior to be killed. As part …

Memorial events around Nottinghamshire

11 November 2018 marks 100 years since the end of World War 1. Nottinghamshire County Council is hosting a series of events to commemorate the centenary of the end of the war and the sacrifice of men and women from across Nottinghamshire. Representatives from the University of Nottingham have also been invited to the wreath-laying …

Remembering the fallen at Sutton Bonington

Fallen soldiers will be remembered at Sutton Bonington as part of University-wide events commemorating 100 years since the end of World War I. On Sunday 11 November 2018 at 11am there will be a minute’s silence and a memorial plaque unveiled close to The Barn. The plaque shares the story of two avenues of lime …

Computer science laces event with STEM inspiration

Young women from across the region are being invited to a special event being hosted by the School of Computer Science as part of Ada Lovelace Day on the 9thOctober. The event welcomes A-level students aged 16-18, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students. The aim of the day is to encourage more girls to …