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Nottingham’s green labs win big at industry awards

The GSK Carbon Neutral Laboratories for Sustainable Chemistry (CNL) have been named ‘Project of the Year’ at the RICS Awards 2017, East Midlands. The iconic building, which was officially opened in February this year by GSK Chief Executive Sir Andrew Witty, was awarded the ‘Design through Innovation Award’ as well as scooping ‘Project of the …

Chris Jagger scoops top award for Long-Term Contribution to University

Chris Jagger, Chief Estates and Facilities Officer at the University, has won the Association of University Directors of Estates’ (AUDE) Chair’s Award for Long Term Contribution. The award celebrates Chris’ long-term achievements benefiting the higher education estates and facilities management community. The 2017 AUDE Awards took place on 11 April at Manchester Metropolitan University. Each …

Building honour celebrates love, loyalty and impact on education

The Vice-Chancellor of The University of Nottingham and his wife have been honoured in China with a building dedication. At a ceremony attended by Cheng Yuechong, Vice-Governor of Zhejiang Province in eastern China, The Ningbo Nottingham International Academy for Marine Economy and Technology (IAMET) building was officially named after Sir David and Lady Susan Greenaway. …

Event of the Year – trailblazing ‘Nottingham Day’ wins national recognition

The success of last year’s ‘Nottingham in Parliament Day’ was recognised last week at a black-tie awards ceremony in London. The University’s Political & Public Affairs Unit, who led the ground-breaking initiative, collected the PRmoment.com ‘Event of the Year’ award in recognition of the day-long celebration of all things Nottingham. Nottingham in Parliament Day – …

University buildings shortlisted for regional awards

Two University of Nottingham buildings have been shortlisted for architectural awards. George Green Library on University Park and The GSK Carbon Neutral Laboratories for Sustainable Chemistry at Jubilee Campus have been shortlisted for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) East Midlands 2017 Awards. Chris Jagger, Chief Estates and Facilities Officer at The University of …

Nottingham shortlisted for two national awards

The University of Nottingham has been shortlisted for two Guardian University Awards. A project to build creative talent in China and a teaching internship programme for vets have seen the university shortlisted in the International projects and Employability initiative categories respectively. Dr Paul Greatrix, Registrar at The University of Nottingham said: “This is really positive …

University celebrated in New Year Honours

Two members of The University of Nottingham have been recognised by The Queen in the New Year Honours. Shona Powell, Director of Nottingham Lakeside Arts, has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for her work in the arts- most notably transforming the University of Nottingham’s arts centre and museum …

Merry Christmas from The University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham offices and teaching buildings will be closed from Thursday 22 December and will re-open on Tuesday 3 January 2017. Nottingham Lakeside Arts remains open to the public with a host of festive shows and activities including the critically acclaimed Beasty Baby. We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all …

British Embassy in Russia support for the Periodic Table of Videos

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) officially adopted the names of the four new chemical elements this year – big news for the award winning Periodic Table of Videos. And this week they decided to release all four new videos at once! Nihonium, Moscovium, Tennessine and Oganesson. The names of two of them are directly …

Hundreds graduate alongside inspirational leaders

Black gowns and mortar boards have filled University Park as part of Winter Graduation ceremonies. Hundreds of students, as well as proud families and friends, watched the ceremonies in the newly opened David Ross Sports Village. Professor Sir David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Nottingham, presided over the ceremonies. He said: “Graduation is a unique occasion, not …