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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 …

Showcasing the work of Ousmane Sembène

During Black History Month 2016, The University of Nottingham partnered with the Broadway Cinema to present the works of Ousmane Sembène. Sophia Ramcharan, Audience Development, Diversity and Engagement Co-ordinator at the Broadway Cinema, talks about the programme here.  As we move into 2017, I reflect back to the last season in 2016 of programming here …

Workplace wellbeing: Smart objects and healthier workplace behaviours

Horizon CDT student, Yitong Huang was recently successful in securing funding from the EPSRC funded Balance Network to deliver a design workshop to look at how smart objects can be co-designed to motivate healthier workplace behaviours.  The half day event was held on 19 October at The University of Nottingham’s Jubilee Campus, with attendees from …

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 …

Looking back on Centre for Research in Race and Rights events

This year’s Black History Month events, run by the Centre for Research in Race and Rights in collaboration with the American and Canadian Studies Department, were a great success, reaching a variety of communities in Nottingham and provoking important discussions. Below are reviews of the various events held. October Dialogues: ‘Unspeakable Things Unspoken’: Transatlantic Slavery …

Your chance to rename the Women’s development programmes

Award winning women’s development programmes for staff The University has award winning women’s development programmes for staff: ‘PEAR’ programme for women working at levels 1-3 – O&S, APM and technical services staff   ‘APPLE’ programme for women working at levels 4-5 – Assistant Professors, Laboratory Managers, Research Fellows & Senior Research Fellows   ‘WAND’ programme …

Black History Month 2016 – thank you!

Val Watson, Chair of the University’s BME Network, reflects on another successful year celebrating Black History Month. As we come to the end of Black History Month 2016, I look back with a sense of pride over all of the activity that has taken place across the month. Huge thanks go out to all those …