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Nottingham: a history of Britain’s global university

Professor John Beckett, Professor in our Department of History, writes about his recently published book – Nottingham: a history of Britain’s global university. The University of Nottingham opened its doors for the first time in 1881, but in those days it was little more than a technical college with purpose-built premises in the centre of …

EU Referendum and research

Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, writes a message for research staff and students. We know you may be anxious about the implications of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU). I’m writing to reassure you that we value your contribution to The University of Nottingham. I’d also like …

Steve Benford: new ways to enrich our lives, digitally

Q&A with Professor Steve Benford, Global Research Theme Lead for Digital Futures. This is the fifth of our monthly Q&As with our five Global Research Theme (GRT) leads, for you to find out about who they are, their research and what it means to lead one of the University’s five GRTs. Read previous Q&As from Professor Georgina …

Students engage MPs with scientific research

PhD students from the Faculty of Engineering had the opportunity to present their research at the House of Commons before Members of the Parliament and the wider research community on 7 March. They attended the annual SET For Britain research showcase, held in Portcullis House, a government building opposite Westminster Palace. SET is short for …

Q&A with Svenja Adolphs, GRT Lead for Cultures and Communication

This is the fourth of our monthly Q&As with our five Global Research Theme (GRT) leads, for you to find out about who they are, their research and what it means to lead one of the University’s five GRTs. Read previous Q&As from Professor Georgina Endfield, GRT lead for Sustainable Societies, Professor Neil Champness, GRT …

International Women’s Day talk with DCC Susannah Fish

On Wednesday 2 March, we were delighted to welcome Susannah Fish, Deputy Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire Police, to speak about her extraordinary career in an International Women’s Day talk. ‘You couldn’t make it up: my career and me’ saw DCC Fish share stories from her varied career with the police, from successes to challenges to the …