Introducing the Ingenuity Lab Food Expo 2024: Showcasing food, innovation, enterprise and technology

🗓️ Date & Time: Wednesday 22 May, 11am – 4pm 📍 Location: Ingenuity Centre, Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham We’re delighted to invite you to the Ingenuity Lab’s first-ever Food Expo on 22 May 2024. Join us at the Ingenuity Centre, where members of the Ingenuity Lab, Haydn Green Institute, and the wider university community …

Empowering Enterprising Technicians – Your Entrepreneurs Scheme 

By Dr Hannah Noke, Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Haydn Green Institute, Nottingham University Business School  As a technician:  Do you develop business cases?  Do you transfer your skills and knowledge to others?  Do you use any systems or kit that could be adapted to improve your work, a process or the way you …

Broadening Horizons to YES: A path to innovation

“I would describe Broadening Horizons and YES as discovery streets, and I am glad to have walked them.”  Great science thrives as part of an inclusive and diverse professional community. However, many chemists from minoritised racial and ethnic backgrounds still face systemic barriers, with many leaving the profession following undergraduate studies (Royal Society of Chemistry, …

Adventures: Exploring Ingenuity Lab at the University of Nottingham

By Serena Liu, Ingenuity Lab Manager, University of Nottingham Ningbo China  During my visit to the Ingenuity Lab at the University of Nottingham Business School in autumn 2023, I had the privilege of visiting The Ingenuity Lab led by Dr Terri Holloway and got to meet in person my esteemed colleagues Rachel Bedrock and Dr …

YES: Fostering Diversity, Igniting Innovation

YES (Your Entrepreneurs Scheme) is an innovative global competition developed to raise awareness among Master’s and PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, research fellows, and technicians about how ideas can be commercialised. The scheme brings individuals together to create hypothetical science and engineering solutions to address real environmental and social challenges. Since its formation in 1995, we …

Kicking off the MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management with a buzz

Instead of a “thank goodness, it’s Friday” vibe at the end of a busy first week of term, the new cohort of MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management students set our weekly seminar class abuzz by taking part in their first group work activity: interviewing an experienced business entrepreneur. Module convenor, Dr Isobel O’Neil explains: “At …

Ingenuity Programme Celebrates 2023 Impact Entrepreneurs

Ingenuity is a national innovation programme supporting students, graduates and community members, particularly those from underserved and underrepresented groups to engage, develop ideas for change and turn ideas for change into exciting new ventures in 3 areas: improving health, building stronger communities and tackling climate change. It adopts an agile and flexible approach to ensure …

Haydn Green Institute wins Lord Dearing Award

We’re delighted to announce that the Haydn Green Institute received the Team award at the University of Nottingham’s Lord Dearing Awards this year, celebrating excellence in Learning and Teaching. The Lord Dearing Award Scheme has, since 1999, recognised the outstanding achievements of University of Nottingham staff in enhancing the student learning experience. “It’s fantastic for …

Building new connections with YES!

This blog is written by Charlotte Fawcett, a PhD researcher in the Wellcome Trust Doctoral Training Programme in Genomic Epidemiology and Public Health Genomics at the University of Leicester.  I received an email about YES22 last September, and went to one of the ‘Find out more’ sessions, where I heard about how ideas can be …