Student Nursing Times Awards 2020 – meet our midwifery nominees!

Congratulations to our staff and students in the School of Health Sciences who have been shortlisted in this year’s Student Nursing Times Awards! We caught up with our nominees Beatrice and Hannah (both are final year students on our BSc Midwifery programme) to find out more about how they feel to be shortlisted. They are …

Alumni blog: Angela’s physiotherapy journey

One of our 2014 graduates got in touch to share her experience of studying physiotherapy at Nottingham and what they got up to after graduating. From setting up her own business, to moving to the other side of the world; this is Angela’s journey: My Nottingham story My Nottingham physiotherapy journey actually began at the …

Postgraduate Research – recruiting participants for research using social media

This week’s blog post is from Dr Julie Roberts (Senior Research Fellow in the School of Health Sciences). Julie shares her experience of recruiting study participants online for research. Online recruitment of participants for research has been around a while but it may be something you are considering for the first time during the Covid-19 …

Physios on the frontline during COVID-19 – Eleanor’s experience

This week’s blog post is from Eleanor, one of our physiotherapy lecturers who shares her experience of working on the frontline during the COVID-19 pandemic. I am a Lecturer/Practitioner physiotherapist who works at the University of Nottingham in the Division of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sciences and at Nottingham University Hospitals, NUH Trust. My area of …

Student profile – Gemma’s experience of studying midwifery

In today’s blog post, we caught up with Gemma to find out more about life as a student midwife at the University of Nottingham. Gemma is currently in her first year of our BSc Midwifery degree programme. Why did you choose to study midwifery at the University of Nottingham? Nottingham is well known for its …

Student profile – David’s experience of studying physiotherapy

Last summer we caught up with David who was graduating in BSc Physiotherapy at the University of Nottingham. Here’s his reflection on his time as a student with us… Why did I choose to study physiotherapy at Nottingham? I applied due to the department’s reputation for academic and clinical excellence. However, it was after visiting …

COVID-19 Diaries: staying connected

Sophie is one of our first-year student nurses and is sharing her experience of what it’s like to be a University of Nottingham student during these challenging times. Read her second instalment about how she’s keeping in touch with her friends and the student community during this time. If you’d have told me this time …

COVID-19 Diaries: adjusting to studying at home

Sophie is one of our first-year student nurses and is sharing her experience of what it’s like to be a University of Nottingham student during these challenging times. Read her first instalment about how she’s adapting to student life in isolation. The transition in to the first year of university is hard; believe me, I’ve …

Graduation blog – Dr Yakubu Salifu

This month we’re celebrating the achievements of our new School of Health Sciences graduates! In our latest blog post , Dr Yakubu Salifu shares an insight into his research… Dr Yakubu Salifu is Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (Palliative Care) and his PhD explored the Home-Based Supportive and Palliative Care for Men Living with Advanced …

Global Learning Partnership – reflection

In this week’s blog post, nursing student, Annette, reflects on her participation in the Global Learning Partnership in Nepal. I’ve recently returned from a month in Nepal, working with local Nepalese students collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team. We set out to achieve our aims and outcomes set around healthcare, these were implemented in …