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Nottingham academic among most influential HE social media stars

University of Nottingham physiotherapy expert Dr Roger Kerry has been named as one of the most social media-savvy academics in the UK. Dr Kerry, of the School of Health Sciences, who regularly highlights the successes of students and colleagues and actively leads debate around physiotherapy and philosophy via his Twitter account, appears among the top …

Nightingale study to explore regional roots of The Lady with the Lamp

The Derbyshire roots of ‘The Lady with the Lamp’ are to be uncovered for the first time as part of a new £830,000 research project being led by academics at The University of Nottingham. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, Professor Paul Crawford, of the University’s School of Health Sciences and the Institute …

Tea and Company – new student charitable venture hits the streets of Nottingham

A group of five students from the University of Nottingham has established a unique charitable project for homeless people in Nottingham. Aptly named Tea & Company, the project was established in January 2017 and is already receiving praise from those who use their services. Founders Rebecca Webster, Carrie Hau, Freya Lama, Hannah Freer and Rebekah …

On your marks?

It’s estimated that more than two million people in England are regularly putting on their trainers and pounding the pavement in an effort to stay active. So could running be the cheap, effective way for you to get fit for 2017? In the second of our New Year, New You blog series, Roger Kerry, associate professor in …

Nottingham rehabilitation expert assists development of new guidance on treating stroke

A University of Nottingham academic has helped to shape new guidelines on the treatment of stroke, which place a greater emphasis on the role of early rehabilitation in the recovery of patients. Professor Avril Drummond, Director of Research and Professor of Healthcare Research in the School of Health Sciences, was a member of the group …

Going the distance

Marathon season has begun and this weekend it’s the iconic London Marathon. Well done to everyone who is competing on getting this far, and the very best of luck – particularly if you’re planning to attempt it dressed in a hot, heavy and generally unsuitable fancy dress costume! Leading expert Roger Kerry, of the Division of Physiotherapy …

Plaudits for dementia care documentary

A documentary commissioned to complement University of Nottingham research into hospital care for people with dementia has picked up two prizes at the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival. Today is Monday was commissioned and produced by Pippa Foster (now Operations Manager, Alzheimer’s Society) while she was working at The University of Nottingham with …