May 4, 2012, by Fraser
25 April – 3 May: The big stories
Our news round up includes a report on the University’s collaboration with GSK to build and support the GlaxoSmithKline Carbon Neutral Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry. There is also a run down of the highlights scheduled for this month’s May Fest, the University’s free community open day. There’s also Olympic news involving a talented Nottingham PhD student. Read on for more
GSK and The University of Nottingham create sustainable chemistry Centre of Excellence
A £12m grant from GSK will support the GlaxoSmithKline Carbon Neutral Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry, to be built at the University’s Jubilee Campus.
GP prescribing good, but improvement possible
Major study finds the vast majority of prescriptions written by family doctors appropriate and effectively monitored, but 1 in 20 contain errors.
Olympic kayak designer’s quest for gold
Engineering researcher, former canoe champion and Olympic Boat Designer for the GB canoe slalom team features in Universities Week report.
Free family fun on campus – you might learn something too
On Saturday 19 May bring family and friends to University Park for a day of free hands-on fun at May Fest 2012.
- Nottingham Bioengineer backs Brake in call for safer cycling
- Science and industry join forces to deliver better crops
- Developing Solutions for 10 years
- Athletes in ‘The Zone’ explored through new film
- Town and Gown sports competition looks forward to Games
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