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University of Nottingham delivers development programme for CRRC

The University of Nottingham has played host to the seventh cohort of the CRRC International Talent Development Programme. CRRC is the world’s largest manufacturer of rolling stock including high-speed trains, tram systems, commuter services and locomotives.  They work with the University of Nottingham who design and deliver this programme for high-potential employees from across their …

Surprise proposal at University Park

It was the perfect spot for a picture, back at the University where they met and with the Trent Building in the background. But when Gracia posed for a photo with her boyfriend Geraldo little did she know it was all part of a carefully orchestrated wedding proposal. The pair met when they were both …

Providing professional development to Lund University staff

The University of Nottingham welcomed 14 staff members from Lund University in Sweden for a one-week bespoke professional development programme. The programme, designed by the Continued Professional Development (CPD) Services team along with the Centre for English Language Education and the Office of Global Engagement, helped staff from Lund University to understand common challenges to …

University masterclass at Indonesia’s National Education Day

The University of Nottingham has delivered a masterclass on research impact and knowledge exchange at the Indonesian Ministry for Research, Technology and Higher Education on their National Education Day. Nottingham was the only foreign university invited to share their expertise on improving research impact as well as collaboration between universities, research institutions and industry. Jason …

British Science Association recognises Professor Martin Broadley

The British Science Association (BSA) has appointed Martin Broadley, Professor of Plant Nutrition in the School of Biosciences, as President of its Agriculture and Food Section from September. The news comes just days after Professor Broadley shared a prestigious Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) Innovator of the Year award for international impact, in recognition …

Major international award for Health Psychology alumna

As a mother-of-two and with a full-time job, Anitha Menon was not convinced that a PhD from an internationally-recognized institution was a dream she could achieve. However, the flexibility of the UK education system allowed her the chance to work at her own pace, with constant academic support and to successfully complete her doctoral degree …

Living in the Tropics – Coping with Dengue

In this blog, Provost and CEO of the University of Nottingham Malaysia, Professor Graham Kendall, tells his personal story of how suspected man-flu turned out to be something far more serious.  In July 2014, I attended a conference in Beijing. It was after the second day that I began to feel flu-like symptoms and I …

Nottingham and Malaysia Week

The sounds, sights, and flavours of Malaysia came together during a week of celebrations at the University of Nottingham. Nottingham and Malaysia week celebrated the best of a UK education in Malaysia, where the University established the first UK overseas campus anywhere the world almost 20 years ago. Part of the celebrations saw more than …

New Medical School collaboration with China’s first state-run Medical College

A new partnership for scientific research and medical education has been established between the University of Nottingham’s School of Medicine and the first state-run medical school in China – Shanghai Medical College at Fudan University. The partnership was launched recently at the 1st Fudan-Nottingham International Medical Education Symposium at Fudan University where a Memorandum of …

Nottingham pilots plan for easier foreign student visas

The University of Nottingham is to take part in a pilot scheme which should make it easier for some foreign students to get visas or find permanent work in Britain. It is among 23 universities which will join the plan for Masters students with others joining as quickly as possible. A spokesperson for the University …