Make sure you count: Talking about disability at UoN

Once again this year we’re excited to be hosting a range of events across the University as part of Disability December. Whether it’s an evening of comedy or a lunch time session about mental health, we hope you can take time out from the busy run up to the holidays to join us in raising …

Comedy Live with Francesca Martinez and Steve Day

Thursday 14 December 7pm start Djanogly Theatre, Nottingham Lakeside Arts Presented as part of Disability December 2017, Comedy Live will be showcasing two outstanding, award-winning stand-up comedians, Francesca Martinez and Steve Day. Open to University of Nottingham staff and their guests. Free. Book now to avoid disappointment! Francesca Martinez is a wobbly* comedian, writer and …

Let’s talk about disability

‘We are disabled people leading change’ — Disability Rights UK Disability Rights UK is a charity organisation whose vision is for equal participation for all. They work with organisations in all sectors to support them to put disabled people’s priorities at the heart of their policies and practices. They work with disabled people to enable them …

Stress and Mental Health at Work

As part of the University of Nottingham’s Disability December programme, we are delighted to welcome Steve Metcalf to the University to discuss stress and mental health at work on Friday 1 December (12:00-13:30) in A13, Pope Building. Steve Metcalf is the Director and Chief Trainer at Robustmind Mental Fitness Ldt, a leading provider in mental …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

“No Sexuality Please: We’re Scientists!” Hidden Diversity in Chemistry and the sciences

It’s always great to be invited to an event that one of our Schools is delivering, and this week Charlotte from the P&C team had the pleasure to visit the School of Chemistry to hear Professor David K Smith of the University of York give a fantastic talk ‘No Sexuality Please; We’re Scientists’ about his …

Disability December at The University of Nottingham

People and Culture Events Co-ordinator Claire Henson talks about the upcoming event programme taking place in December.  During December The University of Nottingham will be hosting a series of events which focus on raising awareness of, and showcasing our diverse disability cultures.  This is the first year we have run the programme as part of …