Deck the halls with research stories

As we approach (one of) the festive season in Malaysia we are on the hunt for festive stories from UNMC, and beyond that have a passing semblance of research and/or knowledge transfer about it. My UK colleagues would say that this is far too early to be talking like this, but I note that Pavillion …

RI Christmas Lectures

If you are not familiar with the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures (or even if you are) you might be interested in their Christmas Lectures web site. Each year, a renowned scientist is invited to present a series of lectures. They are mainly aimed at children but they are a fascinating way to get to know …

2012 Video Highlights from the Press Office

If you get a bit fed up of Christmas TV, take a look at the University Of Nottingham’s video highlights from 2012, brought to you by the Press Office.

Happy Christmas: The 2011 Advent Calendar

Last year (2011), from 1 December through to Christmas Day, The University of Nottingham’s e-Advent calendar showcased festive and wintry items from the University‚Äôs Manuscripts and Special Collections department. You can view all of the 24 specially selected items at the blog they set up.

Graduate School Christmas Party

It has become something of a tradition that the Graduate School throw a Christmas Party for all our postgraduate students. I have only been able to go to two (2011 and 2012) and both have been very well attended and the students seem to appreciate the opportunity to have an early celebration of Christmas. It …

400 pupils to get a Christmas lecture

This is the opening from a recent piece that appeared in “Hundreds of schoolchildren will get an insight into engineering at the University of Nottingham. More than 400 14- to 16-year-olds will attend the …. “. The full article is available here. The header image is courtesy of