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Midlands Innovation expansion puts universities in the driving seat for UK Industrial Strategy

Midlands Innovation, one of the region’s most influential academic collaborations, is expanding its portfolio with the addition of two new members, Keele University and Cranfield University. The pioneering partnership currently consists of the Universities of Aston, Birmingham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Warwick, and seeks to amplify the economic development of the Midlands through uniting universities …

Remembering Sally

She was loved by many as Nottingham’s Maid Marian, but in her ‘day job’ Sally Pollard was a talented researcher in human genetics and dedicated teacher at the University of Nottingham. Her death at the age of 39 from cancer is a great loss for her friends, family and colleagues. Dr Paddy Tighe, Associate Professor …

Gearing up for the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

The University of Nottingham is aiming to be crowned Champion of the Peaks on Sunday when its Murata Electric Motorcycle Team take on an international hill climb. The team is making its first appearance in the annual Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) on Sunday 25th June 2017. American rider, Jeremiah Johnson, a 25-year …

Scientists and SMEs join forces to feed the regional economy

Beers from a local brewery and a healthy lunch delivery service were amongst the innovations on display at an event to showcase the partnerships being forged between Nottingham and Derbyshire Small Businesses (SME’s) and the Food Innovation Project Team at the University of Nottingham. The businesses at the event held at Sutton Bonnington campus have …

How a £200m investment will help break free from Brexit

Professor Sir David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, explains how a £200m research investment will help break free from Brexit How to deal with unexpected long-term uncertainty is the great challenge facing Britain today. The decision of the people of Britain to leave the European Union might be almost a year old but, …

Our Research Vision: We have the ability to transform lives

Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange at the University of Nottingham challenges universities to take on global challenges. It is rare to have agreement from world leaders on any given topic but at a United Nations level there is a global pact to tackle 17 goals. The 17, also known as the …

Tea and Company – new student charitable venture hits the streets of Nottingham

A group of five students from the University of Nottingham has established a unique charitable project for homeless people in Nottingham. Aptly named Tea & Company, the project was established in January 2017 and is already receiving praise from those who use their services. Founders Rebecca Webster, Carrie Hau, Freya Lama, Hannah Freer and Rebekah …

Don’t let the heat cramp your running style

The heat is on! It may great for topping up your summer tan but does it mean you need to slow down when it comes to your normal running routine? Dr Roger Kerry, Associate Professor in the Division of Physiotherapy, offers some advice on how to deal with soaring temperatures and make the heat wave work …

Laughter and tears as friends wish Joanne Hort ‘Kia Ora’ for her new life

Friends and colleagues past and present gathered for a special lunch on Friday to bid a very fond farewell to Joanne Hort , SABMiller Professor of Sensory Science, who is leaving the University of Nottingham to take up a new post at Massey University in New Zealand where she will be setting up a new …

New era of life-changing research and innovation for patients begins in Nottingham

A new era of medical research that could have an impact on the health of millions of people dawned in Nottingham on Thursday 1 June with the official launch of the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre. The new Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is a partnership between the University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS …