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I got interviewed by Kate Humble and now my kids think I’m a superstar!

In this blog, Dr Rachael Tarlinton from the University of Nottingham’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Science tells how her five minutes of fame on BBC Animal Park today, Thursday 22nd August 2019, has won her new respect from her harshest critics… her kids! My own miniature wildlife fanatics (aged 9 and 5) have of course …

Cigarette butt research attracts interest from Korea

Last week, a group of students from Korea visited the University’s School of Chemistry to investigate the recycling of cigarette butts. The students had won an LG Global Challenger travel grant which funded the group’s trip around Europe, visiting three other institutions in addition to the University of Nottingham, to further understand the recycling processes. …

University News Review — June 2019

June 2019 saw lots of University of Nottingham news stories hit the headlines…   Could coffee be the secret to fighting obesity? Scientists from the University of Nottingham have discovered that drinking a cup of coffee can stimulate ‘brown fat,’ the body’s own fat-fighting defences, which could be the key to tackling obesity and diabetes. …

Don’t let your pooch be a hot dog!!

With temperatures sky-rocketing this week, our beloved pets are really feeling the heat. Here, Dr Jenny Stavisky from our Vet School gives pet-owners some advice on how to keep your pets cool during the heatwave. Walk your dogs early in the morning or late in the evening when it’s cooler, or give everyone a day …

Director General of the WHO visits the University of Nottingham

The Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) came back to his student roots last week when he visited the University to learn about its world-leading research and to meet nursing staff on the front-line of patient care at the Queen’s Medical Centre. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a University Alumnus, also received an Honorary …

Breath-taking image: Helen’s honour as NASA celebrates astronomy landmark

NASA is today celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Chandra X-ray Observatory. It also has special significance for University of Nottingham astronomer Dr Helen Russell – together with her collaborators, she captured this breath-taking image being shared around the world by NASA to illustrate a landmark in furthering our understanding of the cosmos. Dr Russell, …

Innovation collaboration with China’s top University

The University of Nottingham and Tsinghua University has signed an agreement to strengthen research and innovation collaboration. Ranked No. 1 in China and Asia, Tsinghua University also tops the list with the budget of nearly RMB 30bn (circa £3bn) for 2019, of which RMB 590m (over £60m) is being invested in science and technology. The …

Nottingham and UN join forces in the fight against world hunger and poverty

Healthier diets and sustainable consumption are two of the key objectives set out by the University of Nottingham as it joined forces with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in the fight against world hunger and poverty. The two organisations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the aim of …

Degree apprenticeship programme showcased by Health Education England

The University’s Advanced Clinical Practice degree apprenticeship has been showcased in a new video from Health Education England.  The video, filmed at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, examines how employers have worked in partnership with the University to develop a curriculum alongside students, service users and carers.   Degree apprenticeships enable levy-paying organisations to spend their apprenticeship levy and …

Nottingham Law researcher shortlisted for prestigious impact award

University of Nottingham researcher, Dr Chloe Holloway has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Celebrating Impact Prize. Dr Holloway’s work during her PhD study, Improving the Support of Autistic Individuals Detained in Police Custody, has been recognised for the Outstanding Early Career Impact Prize category. The findings of …