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Making the Headlines Review

Tools, hints and tips from a conference to help staff engage and use the media to raise the profile of their work have now been shared. On Thursday 22 November more than 150 members of staff joined the Media Relations team and external guests at Nottingham Lakeside Arts for Making the Headlines. The event had …

Astrophysics to Westminster to influence evidence based decision making

Attending and speaking at the All-Party Parliamentary group on Data Analytics has been one of the highlights, so far, of Christopher Conselice’s week in Westminster. He was the only academic to attend the meeting and after making his own contribution he’s convinced more scientists and academics can make a real contribution to future policy. In …

University News Review — October 2018

October saw many University of Nottingham news stories in the headlines… Anti-Slavery Day 18 October was Anti-Slavery Day, when survivors and campaigners got together to rally for change. To coincide with this, members of the University’s Rights Lab worked with Media Relations Manager Charlotte Anscombe, to target the press and raise awareness around the serious …

Nottingham expert appointed as Chair of Joint Mathematical Council

Professor Andrew Noyes from the School of Education at the University of Nottingham has become the 18th Chair of the Joint Mathematical Council (JMC) of the UK. Professor Noyes follows in the footsteps of many distinguished mathematicians and mathematics   educators to chair the national committee. The JMC is a council of 22 participating and 12 …

Music’s changing fast: FAST is changing music

The University of Nottingham’s Mixed Reality Lab took its latest digital music research to one of the most famous recording studios in the world, with a showcase event at Abbey Road. The exclusive event showcased the culmination of five years of digital music research from the FAST IMPACt project (Fusing Audio and Semantic Technologies for …

Ceremony to ensure Sutton Bonington’s fallen are not forgotten

Two avenues of lime trees stand at the heart of the University of Nottingham’s Sutton Bonington Campus. Kingstonian Avenue, now known simply as The Limes, was planted nearly ninety years ago but few will be aware of the significance of these trees.  At the end of the 1920s the Old Kingstonian Association, alumni of the former agricultural college, agreed that the limes should be planted and some would be funded to …

East Midlands Universities Officers’ Training Corps Remember

The impact of the First World War on University College, Nottingham, was profound. By its very nature, an institution concerned with higher education was likely to have a large number of young men on its books, both as students and staff, in the appropriate age range to join the armed forces. In addition, the formation …

First degree apprentices learn ‘on the job’ at University of Nottingham

The first ever intake of degree apprentices to study at the University of Nottingham alongside their day jobs in the National Health Service have started their studies. The University has partnered with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and the Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to deliver the 30-month programme. Eight registered health professionals are working …

His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG unveils new innovation centre at University of Nottingham Ningbo China

New Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition launched HRH unveiled new centre on a six day official visit to China Bilateral trade between the UK and China reached a record £67.5bn in 2017 The Duke of York visited the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) today (2 November 2018), opening the Ingenuity Lab. The Duke is …

Nottingham in the War – “Beloved” Bulleid: the Nottingham engineer helping the war effort 

 Under the leadership of Professor Charles Bulleid, the Engineering Department at University College Nottingham, (now the University of Nottingham) made extensive contributions to the war effort.   The First World War was a crisis that was felt particularly keenly in colleges and universities. These institutions, which had been full of healthy young men, were nearly emptied once the call for …