August 28, 2012, by Fraser
16 – 22 August: The big stories
Vice-Chancellor Professor David Greenaway and his team are back in the saddle this week for Life Cycle 2. This time around their peddling from Cape Wrath, the most north-westerly point of Scotland, down to Dover on the south-east coast of England. The team is raising money for Nottingham Potential, which aims to widen access to university for those from disadvantaged backgrounds. And, as Britain’s 2nd most successful university at London 2012, there’s news of how both current students and Nottingham’s alumni performed in the games. Read on for more
They’re off! Life Cycle 2 begins
Vice-Chancellor Prof David Greenaway and 11 colleagues are cycling from Cape Wrath, Scotland’s most north-westerly point, to Dover on England’s south-east coast raising money to widen access to university for those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
London 2012 Medallists – made in Nottingham
Our graduates win five medals at London 2012, making Nottingham the second most successful UK university at the Olympics.
New bacteria resistant materials discovered
New class of polymers could lead to significant reduction in hospital infections and medical device failures.
Collaboration agreed with China’s biggest drinks firm
Chinese soft-drinks giant Wahaha signs five-year collaborative research agreement with the University.
- Charity echoes Ofsted concerns on safeguarding disabled children
- Imprisoned molecules ‘quantum rattle’ in cages
- Early detection of ADHD could relieve long term consequences
- Entrepreneurialism + real world potential = inaugural win
- Biomedical Catalyst funding to take research from bench to bedside
- Will we learn from the Winterbourne View findings?
- New exhibition gives a voice to WWII refugees
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