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Slavery experts host unique screening of The Crossing

Experts from the Rights Lab  will host a special screening of Dr. Shreepali Patel’s The Crossing on the 31 January at BackLit art Gallery. The Crossing explores the story of a young girl who is manipulated through the “lover-boy technique”, and is subsequently trafficked for sex across Europe. Dr Patel’s aim was to begin the film with …

My business my way

A ‘game changing’ toolkit to support female entrepreneurs in building their businesses has been launched. MyBusinessMyWay took place at the University of Nottingham’s Jubilee Campus on Thursday 17 January, open to women and men at all levels of business. It saw the launch of a toolkit, built on research by Dr Isobel O’Neil, of the University’s …

Nottingham researchers to tackle global challenges with new ‘Living Deltas’ hub

Experts from the School of Geography at the University of Nottingham will be part of a team of scientists who will be working with a new international research hub looking at tropical river deltas, thanks to funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). Professor Suzanne McGowan and Dr Virginia Panizzo, from the School of Geography, …

Research will investigate how types of management affect productivity in UK businesses

Professor Paul Mizen from the School of Economics has been awarded £1.1million from the ESRC to look into the quality of management practices across UK businesses. Professor Mizen is a co-researcher on the project along with Rebecca Riley from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR). The aim of the research is improve …

Course aims to improve evidence-based healthcare reviews

Healthcare experts have undergone training on systematic reviews to better inform policy and practice. The University of Nottingham led a Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) accredited Systematic Review course for 23 researchers, academics, clinicians and students. The five-day course aimed to give the participants an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of the principles and processes of undertaking systematic …

New Commission launched to tackle challenges of adult education

Leading universities, including the University of Nottingham, and adult education charities have joined forces to create a new commission to tackle the challenges faced in educating people throughout their lives in England. In 1919, the Ministry of Reconstruction’s adult education committee published a Report on Adult Education, arguing that a population educated throughout life was …

Vet students go ‘Full Monty’ for naked charity calendar

A brave bunch of students from the University’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Science have stripped to their birthday suits for a lighthearted new charity calendar.  Wearing nothing but a smile – and a few strategically placed stethoscopes and latex gloves – the VetSoc students are featured posing with a range of animals, from horses, dogs, sheep and chickens to …

Snowmen and Rubber Ducks: Why does humanity keep encountering amusingly bizarre objects in our Solar System?

By Ian Sheard, BSc (Hons), Physics – University of Nottingham 2014-2018. Media/Admin Assistant in the UoN Press Office. Frosty the Snowman may well have been cold but he was nowhere near as frigid as Ultima Thule, the trans-Neptunian object (TNO) formally known by the less enticing moniker of 2014 MU69, which was visited by NASA’s …

Christmas jumpers for needy pets

A University of Nottingham project to provide free veterinary care to pets belonging to homeless and vulnerable people has held its annual Christmas party. There were Christmas jumpers, goodie bags, and wagging tails galore as Vets in the Community gave veterinary treatment and gifts to local pets. The project provides free health checks, vaccinations, micro-chipping …

O Tannenbaum! Is there a perfect way to decorate your Christmas tree?

By Ian Sheard, BSc (Hons), Physics – University of Nottingham 2014-2018. Media/Admin Assistant in the University of Nottingham Press Office. Regardez-vous der Tannenbaums Franco-German linguist I may not be, but I do know a thing or two about Christmas trees. In this regard, I flatter myself that I am completely normal. I have yet to …