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Nottingham in the news: Day 9

  The University of Nottingham is celebrating a summer of successes as it prepares to welcome students for the new academic year. For the next few weeks we’ll be profiling a daily story that put Nottingham in the news. Nottingham graduates earn more Graduates from the University of Nottingham are earning more and could be …

Nottingham in the news: Day 8

The University of Nottingham is celebrating a summer of successes as it prepares to welcome students for the new academic year. For the next few weeks we’ll be profiling a daily story that put Nottingham in the news. Our graduates and alumni include film stars, royalty and Michelin-starred chefs Talented University of Nottingham students receiving their degree …

University pays tribute to Queen’s Medical Centre on its 40th birthday

Medical educators and researchers at the University of Nottingham are helping to celebrate 40 years of improving healthcare and medical training, on the anniversary of the opening of the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham. In July 1964, a shortage of doctors in the UK prompted a significant announcement by Minister of Health, Anthony Barber. With …

Nottingham graduates earn above-average salaries according to new data

Graduates from the University of Nottingham are earning more and could be progressing faster up the career ladder according to government data. The Department for Education has released data to show how much UK graduates of 22 different courses are earning one, three, five and ten years since graduating. The Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) data …

Henry Power

A brilliant engineer and academic who stood out for the many contributions he made to the profession. Described as a giant in his field by friends and colleagues, Professor Henry Power, Chair in Computational Fluid Dynamics in the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering and deputy head of the thermo-fluids research group, passed away …

Former Nottingham student to lead World Health Organisation

A University of Nottingham alumnus has been named as head of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will be the next director general of the UN agency after winning the most votes from 186 member states. Dr Tedros, 52 and from Ethiopia, will be the first African in the post. He replaces …

Tinnitus: past, present and future

In this blog, Professor David Baguley shares his thoughts as he prepares to give his inaugural lecture as the new  Hearing Research Lead at the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre. The lecture is open to the public and takes place at 6pm on 16 May at Lecture Theatre A30, Nottingham Lakeside Arts, University Park. ‘I have …

Colleagues in Physics and Astronomy remember Professor Lawrie Challis OBE

Professor Laurence Eaves and Professor Tony Kent, in the School of Physics and Astronomy, at the University of Nottingham remember Professor Lawrence Challis. This obituary has been published by the Institute of Physics on MyIOP. Lawrie Challis, who died on 24 March 2017, was an experimental physicist who did distinguished work at the University of Nottingham …

John Bercow: Parliament in an Anti-Politics Age and a cat called Order…

MPs should promise less and deliver better if they want to win the public’s trust according to Speaker of the House of Commons. Speaking at The University of Nottingham the Rt. Hon. John Bercow outlined his work in reforming the archaic institution, making it more accessible and engaging for voters. In the lecture Parliament in …

Sir Peter’s final journey

Hundreds of University of Nottingham staff and students, friends, colleagues and family have paid their final respects to Sir Peter Mansfield. On route to St John’s Church in Beeston the funeral cortege passed through University Park, marking the illustrious career Sir Peter had forged in Nottingham. The journey took in the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging …