April 30, 2014, by Liam Ross

Best of the blogs: April

Best of the blogs is back with the most popular blog entries of the past month – our 10th year in China, climate change, CBEEBIES, and cash all feature below!

From the Vice-Chancellor’s desk: Address at UNNC 10th Anniversary Launch


The next 12 months will see a series of events in China and the UK to “celebrate the past, showcase the present and imagine the future”, as The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China (UNNC) marks its tenth anniversary. To start the celebrations, the Vice-Chancellor delivered a speech at the anniversary launch, which you can read in full on the blog. “If you are planning for a year, plant rice. If you are planning for a decade, plant trees. If you are planning for a lifetime, educate the people”. At UNNC, we are planning for a lifetime.

Med School Life: Money – student loans and how to stretch them!


The Med School Life blog has been an excellent window into the lives of some of our Medicine students, and is definitely an excellent starting point for any aspiring medics researching the courses at Nottingham. In this installment, Andrea shares her experience with student financing, including some tips specifically for those looking to study Medicine.

Making Science Public: Tracking fluctuations in climate change debates

Over the past two years, the Making Science Public blog has hosted a series of posts documenting changing discussion of climate change. In this blog post, Brigitte Nerlich provides a summary of her blogging activities from the past two years, making it a fantastic place to catch up with the debate and discussion.

Press Office: Vet student makes CBEEBIES big time


Third year vet student Jess French has found children’s TV success through her love of all things great and small, with her new show on CBEEBIES, ‘Minibeast Adventure with Jess’. Read her full story on the Press Office blog, including a link to her show!

Pictures courtesy of the BBC.

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