Celebrate Black History Month 2019

During October 2019 the University of Nottingham is celebrating Black History Month with film screenings, panel discussions and more. The University is proud to be celebrating Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) culture, history and our BME staff and student community. Black History Month is a fantastic opportunity to engage with, learn more about and celebrate …

Dance for Health and Wellbeing

Thursday 23 May, 9-10am, Portland Building There’s plenty of advice around about sitting and inactivity being bad for your health. In recent years a growth in dance and wellbeing scholarship has resulted in new ways of thinking that place the body, movement and dance as significant for improved health and wellbeing. This workshop is a …

Minding the Mind and Body

5.30pm-6.30pm, Monday 20 May: B2, Hemsley This hour-long workshop for University of Nottingham staff and students, led by Dr Val Watson, Head of the University Counselling Service, is part of a rolling programme of gentle exercises designed to encourage mindfulness practice. The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 is ‘Body Image – how we …

Wellness in the Workplace: Befriending Performance Anxiety

MONDAY 13 MAY 2019, 14:00-15:00, ROOM B1, LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES BUILDING, UNIVERSITY PARK  An hour-long interactive session for University of Nottingham staff led by professional pianist Dr Xenia Pestova, Director of Performance, Department of Music. Performance anxiety can manifest in many different areas of our lives. Whether you are giving a presentation, preparing for …

International Women’s Day 2019 at The University of Nottingham

To celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March 2019, we have a combination of cross university events, specialists events led by faculties and an online celebration of inspirational women taking place throughout March. We hope that many of our staff and student colleagues will take part in these events in recognition of the outstanding contribution that …

LGBT History Month 2019 – programme of events now available

The University of Nottingham’s programme of events for LGBT History Month 2019 is now online. LGBT History Month is a powerful and thought-provoking event that takes place annually and aims to promote equality and diversity, for the benefit of everyone, by: increasing the visibility of LBGT people, their history, lives and their experiences, raising awareness …

LGBT History Month at the University of Nottingham

February 2019 will once again see the marking of UK Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans (LGBT) History Month at the University of Nottingham. Introducing the event, Max Biddulph, Chair, UoN LGBTQ Staff network, said: “Our programme of events is part of the national celebration of LGBT History which in 2019 will be aligned along the themes …

Educating about genocide: remembering the pink triangle prisoners of Sachsenhausen

Start Date: January 25, 2019 at 12:30 pm End Date: January 25, 2019 at 1:30 pm Contact E-Mail: max.biddulph@nottingham.ac.uk Location: LT1, Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus Ticket Price: 0.00 Sunday, 27 January 2019 will mark the 74th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp when soldiers of the 60th Army of the First Ukrainian Front …

Going Home

Start Date: January 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm End Date: January 27, 2019 at 5:00 pm Event Link: https://www.lakesidearts.org.uk/theatre/event/3911/going-home.html Location: Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts Centre Ticket Price: 0.00 A rehearsed, script-in-hand reading of Nigel McCrery’s first play for the stage. Going Home focuses on the fate of Jews in the Nazi Holocaust, and tells a survivor’s …

“But you don’t look sick!” – Don’t let the fear of other people’s reactions stop you accessing support.

As part of Disability December, Dr Leah Ridgway, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Engineering talks about their experience of disclosing a disability and why we really should follow our own best advice and request support when we need it. In my job I’m valued for my brain – it’s one of the reasons I …