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#INWED19: Annalisa Ferrante

To mark International Women in Engineering Day on Sunday 23 June, we spoke to some of the inspirational women here at the University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering. Introducing… Annalisa Ferrante PhD student  Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering   What inspired you into your career in engineering?  I’ve always been interested in science generally speaking …

#INWED19: Liliana De Lillo

To mark International Women in Engineering Day on Sunday 23 June, we spoke to some of the inspirational women here at the University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering. Introducing… Liliana De Lillo  The first ever female Principal Research Fellow for the Power Electronics, Machines and Control Research Group. What inspired you into your career in …

#INWED19: Achinie Warusevitane

To mark International Women in Engineering Day on Sunday 23 June, we spoke to some of the inspirational women here at the University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering. Introducing… Achinie Warusevitane   PhD Student Gas Turbine and Transmissions Research Group What inspired you into your career in engineering?  Since childhood, I was always fascinated about how technology …

#INWED19: Sarah Davidson

To mark International Women in Engineering Day on Sunday 23 June, we spoke to some of the inspirational women here at the University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering. Introducing… Sarah Davidson Associate Professor  Department of Architecture and Built Environment  What inspired you into your career in engineering?  I really wanted to work in the construction …

#INWED19: Linhui Fan

To mark International Women in Engineering Day on Sunday 23 June, we spoke to some of the inspirational women here at the University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering. Introducing… Linhui Fan PhD Student   Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering  What inspired you into your career in engineering?  The promising and bright future of engineering, the …

#INWED19: Longtong Dafyak

To mark International Women in Engineering Day on Sunday 23 June, we spoke to some of the inspirational women here at the University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering. Introducing… Longtong Dafyak PhD Student  Fluids and thermal Engineering research group    What inspired you into your career in engineering?  My dad was my first inspiration. He …

Nottingham Professor is second ever UK representative on US Space advisory committee

Professor Terry Moore, of the University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering, has been appointed to the US Government’s National Space-based Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board.   The PNT Advisory Board is made up of a panel of satellite navigation experts who provide insights and recommendations to the U.S. government on Global Positioning System (GPS)-related policy; planning; program management; and funding profiles …

British Science Association Media Fellowships 2019 – applications for UoN placement open 11 March

For the fifth year running the University of Nottingham is funding a place on the British Science Association’s (BSA) Media Fellow Scheme. All the details are here. What the experts say “The beauty of this scheme is that it is not trying to ‘turn’ scientists into journalists.  But instead it is trying and succeeding in …

On Sky Safari with G-NUNI – the University of Nottingham’s hot air balloon

The University of Nottingham’s hot air balloon took part in a British record-breaking ascent into the skies over Wiltshire on Saturday 15 September. This year’s Exclusive Cup Sky Safari at Longleat, organised by Exclusive Ballooning, proved to be the biggest event of its kind the UK has ever seen, and G-NUNI was taking part for …

World Cup wonders: nano-scale footballs made by masters of the minuscule

They created the world’s smallest periodic table; they sent the Queen a 90th birthday message etched on a corgi hair; so, how are experts at the University of Nottingham’s Nanoscale and Microscale Research Centre (nmRC) marking the World Cup?  They have joined forces with 3D printing experts in the Centre for Additive Manufacturing (CfAM) – these chemists, engineers and specialist technicians have created a set of nanoscale football shaped structures in the style of a Russian Doll – one …