June 14, 2012, by Fraser
8-13 June: The big stories
To celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and 60 years on the throne, The University of Nottingham is planting 60 special ‘Diamond Woods’ in south Nottinghamshire close to our Sutton Bonington Campus. There’s also research news concerning a novel porous material that has unique carbon dioxide retention properties, which could have an impact on new carbon capture products. There’s also news of the dynamic students who are showcasing their art work in their Crop Up Gallery, which takes temporary residence in existing exhibition spaces across the city. Read on for more
New campus woodland to celebrate Diamond Jubilee
University land at Sutton Bonington is to become Nottinghamshire’s Diamond Wood, planted with new native woodland to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
China delegation tackles land, sea, air transport
Aerospace, marine engineering, transport logistics, renewable energy and coastal engineering experts visit China offering technological support to manage growth.
- See Nottingham’s postgraduate research on show, Thursday 14 June
- Experts warn forced marriage laws could isolate society’s most vulnerable
- Students to help Sri Lankan civil war widows rebuild lives
- Climate change message must be closer to home to hit home
- Laying the foundations – 90 years ago