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 …

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 …

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 …

“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 …

Black History Month and the AHRC Centre for Hidden Histories

Larissa Allwork and Mike Noble from the AHRC Centre discuss their activity during Black History 2016. Based at The University of Nottingham, the Centre for Hidden Histories, one of the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s (AHRC) First World War Engagement Centres, marked Black History Month with special events in London and Leeds. On Saturday 15th October …

Success at the Black Achievers Awards

On Saturday, The University of Nottingham was proud to sponsor the Health category at the 2016 Black Achievers Awards. Professor Gina Higginbottom, Mary Seacole Professor of Ethnicity and Community Health, and Stacy Johnson, Lecturer in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Co-Chair of the institutional Race Equality Steering Group, attended the event to represent the …