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University buildings shortlisted for regional awards

Two University of Nottingham buildings have been shortlisted for architectural awards. George Green Library on University Park and The GSK Carbon Neutral Laboratories for Sustainable Chemistry at Jubilee Campus have been shortlisted for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) East Midlands 2017 Awards. Chris Jagger, Chief Estates and Facilities Officer at The University of …

Nottingham shortlisted for two national awards

The University of Nottingham has been shortlisted for two Guardian University Awards. A project to build creative talent in China and a teaching internship programme for vets have seen the university shortlisted in the International projects and Employability initiative categories respectively. Dr Paul Greatrix, Registrar at The University of Nottingham said: “This is really positive …

University celebrated in New Year Honours

Two members of The University of Nottingham have been recognised by The Queen in the New Year Honours. Shona Powell, Director of Nottingham Lakeside Arts, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for her work in the arts- most notably transforming the University of Nottingham’s arts centre and museum …

Merry Christmas from The University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham offices and teaching buildings will be closed from Thursday 22 December and will re-open on Tuesday 3 January 2017. Nottingham Lakeside Arts remains open to the public with a host of festive shows and activities including the critically acclaimed Beasty Baby. We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all …

British Embassy in Russia support for the Periodic Table of Videos

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) officially adopted the names of the four new chemical elements this year – big news for the award winning Periodic Table of Videos. And this week they decided to release all four new videos at once! Nihonium, Moscovium, Tennessine and Oganesson. The names of two of them are directly …

Hundreds graduate alongside inspirational leaders

Black gowns and mortar boards have filled University Park as part of Winter Graduation ceremonies. Hundreds of students, as well as proud families and friends, watched the ceremonies in the newly opened David Ross Sports Village. Professor Sir David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Nottingham, presided over the ceremonies. He said: “Graduation is a unique occasion, not …

C2Hear team scoops NUH Research Impact of the Year Award

  Dr Melanie Ferguson, consultant clinical scientist at the NIHR Nottingham Hearing BRU, tells of her team’s excitement and delight at winning one of the Oscars of the Nottingham University Hospitals Trust in their annual award ceremony. There was a lot of nervous excitement when the C2Hear team arrived at the NUH Honours awards evening …

Award success for University Health E-Learning and Media team

The University’s Health E-Learning and Media team has scooped an international award celebrating excellence and outstanding achievement in the field of learning technology. HELM not only attracted the public vote via Twitter to pick up the Association for Learning Technology Community Choice but was also a runner up in the team category of the Learning …

Expertise and research excellence scoops two awards for Vet School

Academics at the University’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Science have been recognised for their expertise and the impact of their research by two awards from a leading industry journal. Veterinary Record is a peer-reviewed journal for veterinary practitioners and researchers and is the journal of the British Veterinary Association. It has awarded this year’s …

A Level success for first sixth-formers at Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology

Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology (NUAST) is congratulating its first ever cohort of Year 13 students on an outstanding set of A Level and BTEC results. Many NUAST students have secured places at top UK universities in Science, Computing and Engineering qualifications; while others have been accepted onto prestigious Level 3 apprenticeships with …