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Chief Economist from the Bank of England gives public lecture

Andy Haldane, the Bank of England’s Chief Economist paid a visit to the University this week (3 October 2017) to address some global issues around the flow of people, money goods, and services. Staff, students and members of the public, turned out in force to hear him speak. Professor Kevin Lee, Head of the School …

Should we stay or should we go – Experts debate ‘Brexit’ at a public debate

I’m not sure about anyone else, but as much as I hear about the EU referendum – I still couldn’t give you strong points from both sides of the argument about whether Britain should stay or go. So when I found out that the Faculty of Social Sciences were going to hold a debate, I thought this …

Pathways to Impact: giving evidence to a Government Select Committee

With a wealth of world-class research being carried out across The University of Nottingham, turning your academic research into a change in public policy can create a huge impact. But in a crowded market it can be a challenge to get your expertise noticed. So when you get an email one Thursday in January, asking …

The taming of the beast – Professor Wyn Morgan looks at the reasons behind Tesco’s profit fall

Tesco’s reported loss of over £6bn has exemplified the significant changes that have occurred in recent years for the company and for retailing as a whole. Tesco has been seen as a behemoth in retailing: growing market share at the expense of its rivals especially post the introduction of the Tesco Clubcard. Even the recession …

On the road to economic recovery… but expect a few bumps along the way

The new Governor of the Bank of England has delivered his maiden speech from University Park campus, detailing how he intends to drive Britain into a sustainable recovery — and how 7 could be the magic number for a stronger economy. Cutting a relaxed, confident and charming figure, Canadian Mark Carney said the Bank of …

Students past and future to represent GB hockey

Three alumni and one future student from The University of Nottingham have been chosen to represent Great Britain’s hockey teams at London 2012. After a career blighted by injury, Mathematics and Economics (2009) graduate Anne Panter has been selected in the women’s squad, while fellow alumni Rob Moore (Economics 2003) and Nick Catlin (History 2011) …