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Researchers help BBC Trust Me test the natural high from ‘feel good’ activities

Can activities like singing, dancing and cycling in a group give us the same natural high that some people feel after a good long run? That’s the question our researchers at the University’s Division of Medical Sciences and Graduate Entry Medicine over at the Royal Derby Hospital have been tackling with TV doctor Michael Mosley …

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 …

Outreach programme leaps into action to broaden young people’s horizons

Hundreds of school children across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire have had a taste of University life as part of a national week of action to encourage more young people into Higher Education (HE). Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Collaborative Outreach Programme (DANCOP) held a series of events such as film screenings, visits to the University of Oxford, and …

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 of Nottingham sells shares in Juniper Pharmaceuticals

The University of Nottingham has sold its shares in Nasdaq-listed company Juniper Pharmaceuticals Inc. realising £625,000. Juniper develops therapeutics that address unmet medical needs in women’s health. The company has a successful history in developing pharmaceutical products for commercial use, including a progesterone gel which is available in over 90 countries around the world. The …

International accreditation for talent development with China

The University of Nottingham has been accredited as an official training partner by the Chinese government. The agreement, with China’s State Administration for Foreign Expert Affairs (SAFEA), enables the University to provide expertise and training programmes to technical and managerial professionals in China. The University is one of the first higher education institutes in the …

New award for research into how arts and humanities can improve health and wellbeing

One of the newest fields of research in the world is to get its own national award thanks to the AHRC, Wellcome and the Nottingham professor who pioneered the subject. Professor Paul Crawford is the first Professor of Health Humanities in the world. His field is defined as the application of the arts and humanities …

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 …

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 …