February 18, 2014, by Liam Ross

Best of the blogs 10-16 Feb

Playing cupid – stem cell scientists hoping to mend our ‘broken’ hearts


Valentine’s Day sparked a flurry of blog posts this year, but none quite so poignant as this insight into ongoing research on the use of stem cells being used to mend broken hearts after massive heart failure. Read more on the Press Office blog, and watch an interview with Professor Chris Denning, featuring real beating heart cells seen under the microscope.


Study What You Love


Alongside the Valentine’s-inspired theme of love, the Study What You Love campaign blog featured input from students, alumni and teaching staff on why it’s important to study what you love at University. Subjects included History, Chemistry and Medieval studies. Professor Stephen Mumford over on the Arts Matters blog also reminded us of the importance of loving ourselves as well as others!


Shifting Sherlocks

Following the hugely successful third series of Sherlock on the BBC, Dr Liz Evans gives her insights into the multiple and, almost simultaneous, adaptations of the famous detective on our screens. This blog post contains spoilers for series three of Sherlock – you have been warned!

Enterprise – Outstanding Female Entrepreneur of the Year Prize


The Nottingham Advantage Award bloggers will be detailing specific prizes to those who have completed their Nottingham Advantage Award programs. This week they’re highlighting the Outstanding Female Entrepreneur of the Year Prize

The Nottingham Advantage Award offers loads of extra opportunities outside your degree studies to build on your extracurricular interests and personalise your career development.

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