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Top poultry award for Nottingham professor

A professor at the University of Nottingham has been honoured with a top international award recognising his significant expertise in poultry research. Paul Barrow, Professor of Veterinary Infectious Diseases in the University’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, was awarded the prestigious Robert Fraser Gordon Medal for services to poultry science at a ceremony at …

Delivering Cancer Precision Medicine Training in Indonesia

Medical experts in Indonesia have benefited from University of Nottingham expertise at a three-day Cancer Precision Medicine training course. The molecular pathology research group at the University led by Professor Mohammad Ilyas delivered the three-day course to nearly 60 academics from various Indonesian institutions in Yogyakarta. Fully supported by the Ministry of Research, Technology and …

Equine vet champion wins major RCVS award

A leading UK expert in equine surgery who has led an evidence-based campaign on decision-making in colic in horses has won a prestigious award from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Professor Sarah Freeman, from the University of Nottingham’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, is being given an Impact Award from the RCVS which …

Chinese New Year celebrations raise more than £3,000 for the Nottingham Breast Cancer Research Centre

A programme of Chinese New Year celebrations has raised more than £3,000 for the Nottingham Breast Cancer Research Centre. The Year of the Pig was celebrated with activities delivered by the Nottingham Confucius Institute and Lakeside Arts.   Nottingham Confucius Institute teachers and student volunteers ran community arts and crafts activities at the Angear Visitor Centre. And …

Penguins and poorly rabbits win the day at charity bake off

Students and staff from the University of Nottingham swapped their lab coats for aprons and rose to the annual charity bake off challenge this week, producing a variety of unusual and creative cakes with an animal theme. The popular competition is in it’s 7thyear and is organised by students based on Sutton Bonington campus. It …

“Another nurse!” Stacy Johnson travels to the Palace to collect her MBE

Her work has shaped nursing around the world and now her efforts have been lauded by Prince Charles. Associate Professor Stacy Johnson, of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham, has been officially appointed Member of the British Empire (MBE) for services to healthcare and Higher Education. HRH Prince Charles …

Professor Yuri Oganessian celebrates year of periodic table with Nottingham visit

Professor Yuri Oganessian, esteemed nuclear physicist and the only living person to have an element named after him gave the Sir Jesse Boot Foundation lecture to a packed audience to help celebrate the 150th year of the Periodic Table. As well as giving the lecture which covered some of Yuri’s world-leading research into superheavy chemical …

Celebrating Inspirational Women

This year we launched our Inspirational Women social media campaign. Staff and students were invited to nominate female colleagues in Nottingham and our campuses in China and Malaysia, by explaining their inspirational contribution to the University. Almost 150 submissions were received celebrating women at all levels and job types. Each day throughout the March three …

Leading the way in flood resilience

Research into flood resilience in Newcastle is making waves already according to findings presented at a conference in the city. Following the signing of the Newcastle Blue-Green Declaration in February 2016, the Urban Flood Resilience Consortium, led by the University of Nottingham, met last week to present key findings from two research projects (Blue-Green Cities …

Modern slavery abolitionist wins Inspirational Women Award

Professor Zoe Trodd, Director of the University of Nottingham’s Rights Lab, has won a Notts Inspirational Women Award. Zoe was nominated by colleagues at the University for her outstanding leadership of the Rights Lab and the transformative impact of her work to eradicate modern slavery. Professor Trodd received her award at a ceremony at Nottingham …