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The One Show charts the story of the Bramley apple with Professor Ted Cocking

Emeritus Professor, Ted Cocking, made his debut on The One Show last week to talk about his efforts to save the original Bramley apple tree. Professor Cocking, who recently received an honorary degree for recognition of his achievements in the field of botanical science, joined chef, Tony Singh, in the garden in Southwell, Nottinghamshire where the original tree is …

Michelin starred chef overwhelmed to receive honorary degree

Celebrations are well underway on University Park as Summer Graduation ceremonies continue to welcome hundreds of graduating students along with proud families and friends. Yesterday’s ceremony recognised honorary graduate Sat Bains, the twice Michelin starred chef, who has strong connections to the University and to the city of Nottingham. Sat is chef and patron of …

Leading skin expert wins prestigious healthcare medal

An internationally pre-eminent dermatologist who co-directs the Centre for Evidence-Based Dermatology at the University of Nottingham has won a prestigious medal from the British Association of Dermatology. Professor Hywel Williams has been awarded the Sir Archibald Gray Medal for his extensive contributions to evidence-based research in the field. The Medal is the highest accolade for …

National awards for Nottingham building

The University of Nottingham has picked up two national titles at the Construction News Awards 2017. At a black tie ceremony in Park Lane leaders from across the industry came together to celebrate the best of the best in UK construction: the companies, people and projects that champion innovation and ambition. The University won The …

Spin-out tipped as ‘one to watch’

A University of Nottingham spin-out business is tipped as one to watch at a UK national awards ceremony. Exonate, who are developing eye treatment for Wet Age-related Macular Degeneration, (Wet AMD) was named ‘One to Watch’ in the Best Investment in Life Sciences category at the UK Business Angels Association Investment Awards. The award is …

Students add flavour to annual food science event

Food scientists from the School of Biosciences at the University of Nottingham recently flew out to Belfast to attend the Nursten Postgraduate Flavour PhD Symposium, and for some it provided a rare opportunity to present their research work to a leading network of developing scientists from across the UK. This meeting is a collaboration between …

Liter of Light: The journey so far

Victor Udeozor, Project Coordinator for the Liter of Light outreach initiative, recounts his recent visit to Makoko, a slum settlement in Lagos, Nigeria, as part of a charity drive to provide the community with affordable solar powered lighting. Victor visited Makoko to experience firsthand, the daily struggles faced by residents of the settlement. When asked …

The Tragical Ballad of Jeremy the Left Twisting Snail

It’s a sad tale of loneliness, unrequited love and genetic rarity – and now the bitter sweet story of Jeremy the lefty snail has inspired one talented YouTuber to write a ballad dedicated to the sinistral gastropod who looks destined to always be unlucky in love. Lydia Hillier said she was moved to pen The …

University’s prestigious partnership with Emirati horse hospital

The University of Nottingham’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Science has announced a prestigious international partnership with the Dubai Equine Hospital. The recently signed memorandum of understanding will see up to two fully-funded international students from the DEH per year studying on a scholarship offered by the Emirati Sheikh at Nottingham’s Vet School over the …

Behind the scenes

In the run-up to the fascinating Dinosaur of China exhibition, see how the team from China and staff at Wollaton Hall got the fossils ready to go on display for the grand opening on 1st July. It’s set to be a huge hit this summer and finally, the fossils which have the starring role in the Dinosaurs …