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Happy World Mental Health Day – this year dedicated to mental health in the workplace

Today is the World Mental Health Day and this year it is dedicated to mental health in the workplace. During our adult lives, a large proportion of our time is spent at work. Our experience in the workplace is one of the factors determining our overall wellbeing. Employers and managers who put in place workplace …

Black History Month 2017 commences

Black History Month 2017 is now underway — it’s the fifth year that we have celebrated this event at the University of Nottingham. During the last half-decade, Black History Month has become a powerful and thought-provoking tradition at the university — helping us to celebrate black history and black culture whilst encouraging thought and challenging …

Steel drums and salsa dancing for Black History Month 2017

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences presents two musical events for Black History Month 2017. Both events are free, all are welcome and there is no need to book. Come along for the celebrations! Thursday 19 October: Steel Drum Band – A live performance                 Thursday 12 …

Tea & Talk in support of the Mental Health Foundation

The Faculty of Engineering presents… Tea & Talk Event – Tuesday 10th October 10am to 1pm in Room C21, NTEC Building. Tea & Talk is a fundraising event in support of the Mental Health Foundation.  It will be an opportunity for an informal get together to discuss mental health issues and share experiences.  The Faculty will be …

Black History Month Celebration – a live music event with Nottingham Contemporary

The University of Nottingham and Nottingham Contemporary present a celebration music event for Black History Month Joy Mumford Joy Mumford’s beautifully melodic songs and carefully crafted lyrics show not only the true depth of Mumford as an artist, but the whimsical and humorous side of her personality. Her unique soul-folk vocal style combined with a …

Dreadlocks Story (PG): Film screening and discussion

Dreadlocks Story is a historical page which exhibits the bonds of survival of African and Indian culture in Jamaica in view of up-front anti-slavery and anti-imperialist struggles. Due to British colonists, Indians and African descendants have met in the plantations and created something absolutely unique and indispensable to express what they had been oppressed by. …

Digging deeper: unearthing narratives of black British coal miners

The saying, ‘You are only a handshake or two away from a former coal miner,’ seems to resonate now more than ever in Britain’s social and industrial history. Since the nationalization of the British coal industry in 1947 and the demise and total eradication of UK deep coal mining, through the forced closure of around …

Karen Cox Legacy

Before she left to take up her prestigious appointment as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kent, Professor Karen Cox reflected on her career at the University of Nottingham in a recorded interview with the Human Resources’ People & Culture team. Clips from the interview will be sited in relevant places across the website. The clip …

Race Equality in Higher Education – What’s it got to do with you?

The Universities of Nottingham and Birmingham are delighted to announce a joint conference: ‘Race Equality in Higher Education – what’s it got to do with me?’ The conference will be held in the Nicolson Building, University of Birmingham Edgbaston Campus on Monday 30th October, 10:15am – 3:30pm. As both universities have made a commitment to …

Celebrate Black History Month 2017

The University of Nottingham is set to celebrate Black History Month 2017 — with music, discussions, a major new conference and more. Throughout October 2017, the University will run a variety of free-to-attend, exciting events with a focus on Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) culture, history and people. Exploring BME culture and history This year’s …