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National Teaching Fellow status for Biosciences professor

This year’s Higher Education Academy (HEA) National Teaching Fellowships have been announced and Dr Fiona McCullough in the School of Biosciences has been awarded this prestigious accolade in recognition of her outstanding work in dietetics training and development for healthcare professionals. The new NTFs have been selected from the three participating nations – Wales, Northern …

TexGen: Weaving the way forward

Drs Louise Brown, Senior Research Fellow and Uresha Patel, a Postdoctoral Research Associate, discuss how TexGen, a textile geometry modelling software program developed by the University of Nottingham, is fast becoming a geometric pre-processor of choice in a wide range of industries. TexGen is a tool which is used for generating realistic geometric representations of …

Is Sugar really that bad for you? – Dr Judy Swift decodes the “nutri-babble”.

Judy Swift, Associate Professor of Behavioural Nutrition in the School of Biosciences at the University of Nottingham, led the session “Is the Sugar the new fat?” at the British Science Festival this year. Dr Rebecca Dewey was there and reports here about the day. Photo courtesy of @POST_UK Dr Swift’s work, together with Dr Duane Mellor, …

The world comes to Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is celebrating a week of global partnerships honouring high profile guests from around the world. An unprecedented number of international delegations will be held both on the University’s campuses in Nottingham and in London this week. Connections with China have started with a visit from Mme Xu Yafen, Chair of the …

Bridging the Gaps – Antimicrobial Resistance Conference 7-8 September

New research collaborations to address the challenges posed by Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) will be highlighted at a two-day conference at the University of Nottingham on Thursday 7 and Friday 8 September 2017. This will be the final event of the antimicrobial resistance programme Bridging the Gaps which was set up to pump prime new studies …

NUAST celebrates its best ever GCSE results

Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology (NUAST) is celebrating its best ever GCSE results with amazing individual achievements and very strong overall figures. NUAST students have achieved well above the national average across all subjects with Maths, Science and Engineering results proving to be particularly strong. Early indications suggest that NUAST may be in the …

Nottingham academic – finalist in the Economic and Social Research Council Impact prize 2017

Dr John Gathergood, Associate Professor in the School of Economics since August 2013, was a finalist for Outstanding Impact in Public Policy in the ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2017. The Impact Prize recognises and rewards the outstanding successes of ESRC-funded researchers on an annual basis. Dr Gathergood, who has been an Academic Advisor for the Financial Conduct …

Eclipse news from the School of Physics and Astronomy

Among the millions who watched the first total solar eclipse to be seen across America for nearly a century was Professor Mike Merrifield, Head of the University of Nottingham’s School of Physics and Astronomy. Here’s one of the pictures he took as he joined an excited crowd in Central Park, New York. He said: “Clouds around, …

Brothers are heading to the University of Nottingham after securing A* A level’s at NUAST

Brothers Mujahid and Mustaqueem Shiffa have both accepted places at the University of Nottingham after securing 3 A*s each in Physics, Chemistry and Maths,  at Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology (NUAST). Mujahid (18) is going on to study Natural Sciences and Mustaqueem (16) is going to study Physics. The boys results come as for the …

Nottingham in the news: Day 9

  The University of Nottingham is celebrating a summer of successes as it prepares to welcome students for the new academic year. For the next few weeks we’ll be profiling a daily story that put Nottingham in the news. Nottingham graduates earn more Graduates from the University of Nottingham are earning more and could be …