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The ‘taste’ of Bramley apple juice is put to the test

Volunteers were more than happy to offer their services this weekend when they were asked to give their opinion on which variety of Bramley apple juice tastes the best and why. Many of the hundreds of visitors to this year’s Bramley Apple Festival in Southwell were asked to participate in the blind tasting set up …

University of Nottingham joins Global network to strengthen entrepreneurship and social engagement

The University of Nottingham has joined the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU). Nottingham is a global, research-intensive university that further strengthens the ECIU international research network. As well as its main base in the UK, Nottingham has campuses in Malaysia and China. Strong and Inspiring Vision With the University of Nottingham the ECIU gained …

The SS Thistlegorm: Bringing the sunken secrets of WWII to the surface

A new website will let people explore one of the world’s most famous diving sites on their phones or home computers thanks to a 3D virtual reality project. The new website, which launches on Friday 6 October, will give visitors the chance to explore the wreckage of the SS Thistlegorm, a British merchant steam ship …

Nottingham partnership to transform chemistry and pharmacy HE in Kenya

Academics at The University of Nottingham are to lead a multi-million pound, Government-funded partnership aimed at transforming the way in which chemistry and pharmacy degree courses are delivered in Kenya. The £4 million Transformation of Pharmacy and Chemistry Degree Provision project will see the Nottingham education experts joining forces with Kenyan academics to engage employers …

Celebrating 20 years of improving treatment of skin diseases

“It’s like putting an octopus into a string bag,” says Professor Hywel Williams, the visionary founder of Cochrane Skin, a global network of people committed to producing reviews of trials relating to skin conditions, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this month. “The octopus represents the many arms of global dermatology research but gathering it all …

Brothers are heading to the University of Nottingham after securing A* A level’s at NUAST

Brothers Mujahid and Mustaqueem Shiffa have both accepted places at the University of Nottingham after securing 3 A*s each in Physics, Chemistry and Maths,  at Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology (NUAST). Mujahid (18) is going on to study Natural Sciences and Mustaqueem (16) is going to study Physics. The boys results come as for the …

Tackling slavery through supply chains

The University of Nottingham is partnering with the Office of the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner (IASC) on a research project to tackle modern slavery in business supply chains. The Global Slavery Index reports there to be 45.8 million slaves worldwide. Many of these slaves are in forced labour in the supply chains of businesses, working in …