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YouTube experiment to celebrate scientific hero

One of the fathers of modern chemistry and a band of award winning scientists from The University of Nottingham will come together on Monday 20 August for a YouTube experiment which will see 24 chemistry videos loaded onto the social media site over as many hours. The award winning Periodic Table of Videos website, presented …

A new element in the Periodic Table… called Nottingham!?

Two new elements have been added to the Periodic Table: Flerovium and Livermorium. And, of course, the University’s Periodic Table of Videos has made the addition of Livermorium the subject of their latest video. The discoveries were made at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California – and that’s where Livermorium gets its name from. But …

University’s Periodic Table of Videos beats out big boys for top internet award

The Webby Awards are billed as the internet’s Oscars – they are about as prestigious as it gets. And the University’s Periodic Table of Videos has punched above its weight to bag the award in the reality online film category, over the stiffest of competition. The videos series, which has hundreds of thousands of hits …

5-18 April: The big stories

In a bumper news round up, there’s a report of British Prime Minister David Cameron’s visit to The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus alongside Malaysian PM Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. And with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee fast approaching, chemists from the University decided to etch the Queen’s portrait onto a diamond in celebration as part …

Prestigious award nomination for Periodic Table of Videos

As if the University’s Periodic Table of Videos wasn’t successful enough already, the series has now been nominated for a top internet award. The Webby Awards honour excellence on the internet – and the Periodic Videos have fought off tough competition to make the final five of the reality video category. The Periodic Table of …