Workplace Wellbeing Massages

Settle into summer with a free workplace massage. As part of the University’s Wellbeing Programme for staff we are offering 15 minute, seated and clothed, acupressure massages which use a variety of techniques to relax, sooth and revitalise you at work. Massages work on a physical level to eliminate the knots and stresses that build …

Looking out for each other in the Vet School

By Zara Abas, Teaching Intern Staff Student Liaison Officer At Nottingham Vet School, we pride ourselves on our commitment to staff and student welfare. We recently launched #Lookoutforeachother, our school-wide mental health and wellbeing awareness campaign which has rapidly gained momentum over the last year. Thanks to generous funding from Nottingham Cascade, we have been able …

“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 …

Month of the Mind – Upcoming Events

During May, the People and Culture team will be running the second annual Month of the Mind. We are excited to work with Rough Trade again this year to deliver a second In Your Head event after its success during our Disability December events programme last year. The event will take place on Tuesday 9 …

Thoughts on Intersections: In Conversation with Nottingham’s LGBT community

Yesterday, I attended the Intersections talk at Nottingham Contemporary, funded by the Right and Justice Research Priority Area (RPA). Presented by Ibtisam Ahmed, Campaigns Coordinator of the LGBT+ Network at The University of Nottingham, the event included a panel of representatives from six different organisations from around Nottinghamshire that work with the LGBT+ community. These …

Highlights from ‘Citizens of the Third Reich’

Friday 27 January 2017 wwas Holocaust Memorial Day, marking the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp. To commemorate this, and launch our LGBT History Month events programme, Dr Max Biddulph gave a public lecture titled ‘Citizens of the Third Reich – everyday betrayals and the Pink Triangle prisoners of Sachsenhausen’. This lecture explored …

Events for LGBT History Month 2017

February is LGBT History Month, and to celebrate we are exploring LGBT culture with academic lectures, discussion, film screenings and more. All events are free, and are open to the public as well as staff and students. Read our introductory blog post from Dr Max Biddulph, Associate Professor in Education and Counselling and Chair of the University’s …

Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

Annabel Pattle, University of Nottingham student and Holocaust Educational Trust Regional Ambassador, talks about the importance of Holocaust Memorial Day.  Whenever there is a humanitarian atrocity that shocks and saddens the world; whenever we are faced with the horrendous images of perpetrator’s crimes; whenever we see the crying and lamenting faces of the victims, the …

Welcome to LGBT History Month 2017

Dr Max Biddulph, Associate Professor in Education and Counselling and Chair of the University’s LGBT Staff Network, introduces LGBT History Month 2017. Welcome to LGBT History Month at The University of Nottingham, which we will be marking this year with a full programme of events, lectures, film screenings, panel discussions and more. The theme of …

Disability December at The University of Nottingham

Dr Paul Greatrix, Registrar at The University of Nottingham, reflects on the first Disability December programme. Last month, The University of Nottingham delivered its first Disability December programme which included a range of events showcasing our commitment to diversity and inclusion as well as the social model of disability and the recognition and celebration of disabled …