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University of Nottingham researchers working to eliminate viral hepatitis

In this blog, Dr Alex Tarr from the School of Life Sciences, explains why this year’s World Hepatitis Day (Saturday July 28 2018) is an important opportunity to raise awareness about the global health and social burden of viral hepatitis. More than 300 million people worldwide are infected with viruses that result in liver damage, …

Young stroke survivor returns to University to finish degree

This Wednesday 25th July stroke survivors from across the region will be sharing their stories and finding out about the latest stroke research in a special workshop organised by the University’s Stroke Research Partnership Group. The event is a unique opportunity for survivors and their carers to meet medical researchers and help shape the direction …

Prof Brian Cox gets his brain examined!

Brian’s brain activity was put to the test yesterday when he dropped in on the University’s Quantum Sensing the Brain team at the Royal Society Summer Exhibition. Professor Brian Cox was doing a tour of the annual event which showcases some of the best research being done right now in the UK and brings hands …

Next generation of mechanical engineers show off their designs

An off-road wheelchair, an electric superbike, a robotic physio glove, and a portable drinks fridge that can also transport live organs are among the inventive prototypes developed by 166 third-year MEng students at the Mechanical Engineering Design Showcase. The annual end-of-year event was held 11 to 13 June at University Park with all participating teams …

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 …

Nottingham Executive MBA graduates are flying high in global rankings

A new ranking to show the world’s top Executive MBA courses has included Nottingham University Business School for the first time. It also shows the majority of the school’s MBA graduates are women, bucking the trend of male dominated courses. In the QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) league table for 2018 the NUBS scored particularly highly against …

University shortlisted for national awards

The University of Nottingham has been shortlisted for three awards that celebrate excellent practice in higher education. As well as being confirmed as a contender for a Guardian University Award, the University has been shortlisted for two Times Higher Education Leadership & Management Awards (THELMAs). The awards celebrate excellence in university innovation, and leadership, management …

The purrfect place to study

A cat-friendly library will be a new stress-busting feature at the University of Nottingham. Plans have been announced to turn the top floor of Hallward Library into a feline-friendly study room. The initiative builds on the success of the University’s Puppy Rooms and comes following scores of requests from students asking to bring their pets …

Student athletes excel in BUCS Big Wednesday

One of the biggest sporting events in the university calendar, BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) Big Wednesday, took place yesterday at the University of Nottingham and student athletes kept up the University’s fine sporting tradition. Highlights included a third consecutive Championship gold for the Men’s table tennis squad, who dominated their final winning 10-0 …

Famous faces and gruesome body parts star in annual ‘Cake Off’ competition

A University Cake Off competition that went viral last year with the ‘world’s grossest cake’ has raised the bar this year with a selection of winning entries that would challenge the best TV Bake Off Showstoppers. Veterinary and Biosciences students at the University of Nottingham’s Sutton Bonington campus staged their annual Cake Off yesterday and …