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Students develop gluten free pie for pub chain

Students at the University of Nottingham have designed a new no-gluten containing steak & IPA ale pie that is available on pub menus across the country. The pie, which was developed for country pub restaurant brand Chef & Brewer, was created by the students after they were tasked with creating the perfect pastry for a …

University of Nottingham appoints new Chair in Brewing Science

The University of Nottingham has announced the appointment of Professor David Cook to the AB InBev Chair in Brewing Science, following the departure of Professor Joanne Hort earlier this year. David has been an academic in the International Centre for Brewing Science (ICBS) at the University of Nottingham since its inception in 2005, working alongside …

Master builders needed for Nottingham Lego tournament

Calling all Lego fans…the University of Nottingham is looking for school teams to take part in the regional heat of the global FIRST® LEGO® League challenge taking place on Tuesday 19th December. The FIRST® LEGO® League is a global competition involving 80 countries and introduces a themed scientific and real-world challenge for teams of schoolchildren aged …

Vietnam and Nottingham join forces to help solve agricultural problems

Issues facing rice farmers in Vietnam was the subject of a Researcher Link Workshop that bought together leading agricultural experts from across the UK and Vietnam, which enabled research develop collaboration development and the mentoring of early career researchers from both countries. Professor Zoe Wilson and Dr Sean Mayes and from the School of Biosciences …

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 …

Chief Economist from the Bank of England gives public lecture

Andy Haldane, the Bank of England’s Chief Economist paid a visit to the University this week (3 October 2017) to address some global issues around the flow of people, money goods, and services. Staff, students and members of the public, turned out in force to hear him speak. Professor Kevin Lee, Head of the School …

Dancing plant root video wins 2017 Nikon Small World in Motion competition

Timelapse footage of a dancing plant root taken by a University of Nottingham researcher has won first prize in Nikon’s annual Small World in Motion Photomicrography Competition. Daniel von Wangenheim created this timelapse video during his time at the Institue of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) where he and colleagues were studying how plants …

Running for Nottingham

Hundreds of runners from the University of Nottingham donned their trainers and took to the city streets for the Robin Hood Marathon events yesterday. A team of staff, students, alumni and friends of the university took part in the running events which included the mini-marathon, half marathon and full 26 mile race, while raising money …

Farewell Professor Sir David

A series of events and special celebrations are taking place to mark the retirement of Professor Sir David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham. Sir David’s tenure as Vice-Chancellor is the culmination of a thirty-year commitment to the University of Nottingham and he has led the institution with great distinction at a time of …

Ex-Chief Constable teaches businesses about change

Ex-Chief Constable Sue Fish OBE, is bringing the weight of her extensive experience working in the public sector to provide concrete real-world examples and advice to small and medium size business owners in an event hosted by the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics. “During my policing career change was a constant.  Whether that was …