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Experts provide glimpse inside University’s most energy efficient building

Businesses and the general public were recently invited to visit the University of Nottingham to learn more about the Passivhaus concept. Over 60 attendees, including architects, construction companies, home builders and the general public, filled the boardroom of the recently completed Research Acceleration and Demonstration (RAD) building. The building was specifically chosen as a venue …

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 …

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 …

‘MRI is Nottingham’s triumph’

During the ‘beast from the east’, The One Show battled the snow and came to Nottingham to spend the day filming at the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre. The resulting film shown last night (19th April) charts the history of MRI, starting with Tomorrow’s World footage showing Sir Peter trying out his new invention, to …

Nottingham mathematician strikes Silver for Mathematical Sciences display in Parliament

Congratulations to Linda Irons, PhD researcher from the School of Mathematics who struck Silver at a competition in the House of Commons, for the excellence of her mathematical research, walking away with a £1,250 prize. Linda presented her research to dozens of politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of the poster competition STEM …

The science of music brought to the big screen

Music is an integral part of any film, and research into computer generated music has been used to create the soundtrack for a film that has been nominated for a British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC) Learning Screen Award. Engaging experience The soundtrack for the film; ‘Into the Looking Glass – how selfie culture …

Mathematicians take research to Parliament

Five mathematicians from the University of Nottingham are heading to Parliament on Monday to present their mathematics research to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of STEM for BRITAIN. Research fellows Dr Claire Mcllroy and Dr Paul Knott and PhD researchers Emily Mitchell, Linda Irons and Elizabeth Holden were …

Nottingham Women Expert Network

Nottingham Women Expert Network (N-WEN) is a new network designed to boost the visibility of the many talented women at Nottingham who have expertise to share. Why? Because women are still under-represented in the media and we need to change that  Because getting your voice heard helps you move on in your career: research shows …

Breaking the silence on World Hearing Day

On World Hearing Day 2018, Dr Melanie Ferguson, from the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, shines a light on the world-leading research taking place here in the field of mild to moderate hearing loss. The hearing experts are planning to launch their own regular blog this Spring to spread the word about their life-changing work …

Plant cell research gets Gold!

Innovative plant research from a team of scientists from the University of Nottingham has been given a gold prize for best original article by The Plant Journal. An editorial board at The Plant Journal voted for the winning research article – Cell density and airspace patterning in the leaf can be manipulated to increase leaf …