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How UNNC made online education happen with digital innovation

With the world stepping up its efforts to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, staff at our University of Nottingham Ningbo China knew they needed to act quickly to reduce the impact on our students as the situation became increasingly serious. Within a month, they moved entirely to teaching online – here are some of the …

Three Nottingham experts announced as Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences

Three scientists from the University of Nottingham have been conferred the award of Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. Professor Tom Rodden, in the Faculty of Science, and Professor Sarah Hall and Professor David Fraser, in the Faculty of Social Sciences, are among 51 leading UK social scientists who have been awarded. They have …

Egg-cellent idea for remote Easter fun!

People across the University are finding creative ways to keep in touch with colleagues remotely and maintain some social interaction during these difficult times. With Easter fast approaching the Sustainable Processing Technologies group have set up an online Easter Egg hunt for people to take part in. Eggs have been hidden (with all necessary precautions …

Helping and homeschooling children in the time of the Coronavirus pandemic

With the unprecedented nationwide closure of schools in response to the current Coronavirus crisis, hundreds of thousands of children will be forced to learn from home. Professor Nicola Pitchford and Anthea Gulliford from the University of Nottingham’s School of Psychology highlight some of the things to bear in mind when helping children at home in …

World Water Day 2020

This year’s United Nations (UN) World Water Day comes as the world is facing unprecedented times during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Before the outbreak, this year’s focus was on water and climate change and how the two are inextricably linked. “Adapting to the water effects of climate change will protect health and save lives. Using …

Two new books mark World Poetry Day

University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) academics Professor Malachi Edwin Vethamani and Dr Shivani Sivagurunathan announced their compilation books of poetry in conjunction with World Poetry Day on 21 March. The books titled Insights: Malaysian Poems and Creating Devotional Poetry will be launched this year. Both Professor Vethamani and Dr Shivani are poets and academics at …

Better together: why teacher education needs universities as well as schools

Clare Brooks from the UCL Institute of Education and Jo McIntyre Deputy Head of School of Education at the University of Nottingham offer their views on teacher training.  For a decade, national teacher education policy has focused on increasing the number of teacher training places in school-led programmes and diversifying the range of providers, and decreasing …

University News Review — October and November 2019

Welcome to the autumn 2019 News Review which features some of the Press Office’s top news stories from October and November… Bike helmet-style brain scanner used for first time with children A new wearable bike helmet-style brain scanner could make scans easier and more reliable in children, according to University of Nottingham researchers. The Mail …

Live from the BBC – politics student Megan goes behind the scenes for election night

Final-year Politics and International Relations student Megan Collins took part in the BBC election night special and was one of several voters interviewed by BBC Presenter Sophie Raworth on the giant electoral map that was laid outside BBC Television studios.  Megan was selected for the event by Stephen Vaccarini, Faculty Placements Manager, and Professor Katherine …

University academic wins prestigious BSI standards award

Dr Cher Li, from Nottingham University Business School, has been recognised by the British Standards Institution (BSI) for her outstanding contribution in teaching standards-related topics and for her research in this area. The judges praised Dr Li “for incorporating standards into the curricula for the economics of innovation on undergraduate and Executive MBA courses, and …