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The Ada Lovelace effect

The Ada Lovelace effect Ada Lovelace, the ‘Countess of Computing’, was born in London on 10 December 1815. The daughter of Lord Byron, Ada Lovelace was a gifted mathematician recognised for creating the first computer programme and forseeing a digital future. Every year scientists across the world mark Ada Lovelace Day – which is being …

The world comes to Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is celebrating a week of global partnerships honouring high profile guests from around the world. An unprecedented number of international delegations will be held both on the University’s campuses in Nottingham and in London this week. Connections with China have started with a visit from Mme Xu Yafen, Chair of the …

Bridging the Gaps – Antimicrobial Resistance Conference 7-8 September

New research collaborations to address the challenges posed by Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) will be highlighted at a two-day conference at the University of Nottingham on Thursday 7 and Friday 8 September 2017. This will be the final event of the antimicrobial resistance programme Bridging the Gaps which was set up to pump prime new studies …

Nottingham in the news: Day 3

The University of Nottingham is celebrating a summer of successes as it prepares to welcome students for the new academic year. For the next few weeks we’ll be profiling a daily story that put Nottingham in the news. Our top visitors from 2017 John Bercow, Ruth Wilson, Isobel Pooley, Prince Andrew, Vince Cable… just some …

The Vice-Chancellor – a career in pictures

In September we say goodbye to Professor Sir David Greenaway, our Vice-Chancellor. He’ll retire on September 30 2017, having served the University for 30 years – 20 of those as a Member of its Executive Board: as Vice-Chancellor, Acting Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor. This gallery of images shows some of the many highlights of his time at …

University pays tribute to Queen’s Medical Centre on its 40th birthday

Medical educators and researchers at the University of Nottingham are helping to celebrate 40 years of improving healthcare and medical training, on the anniversary of the opening of the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham. In July 1964, a shortage of doctors in the UK prompted a significant announcement by Minister of Health, Anthony Barber. With …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Preparing for the grand debut

Dr Wang Qi recounts his recent trip to Beijing where he caught up with technicians at the Institute of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Palaeanthropology in Beijing, to see how the fossils were prepared for their grand unveiling at the Dinosaurs of China exhibition Earlier in May, the brightly lit laboratory at the Institute of Vertebrate Palaeontology …