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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 …

Raja Zarith receives honorary degree from University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

Her Royal Highness, Raja Zarith Sofiah binti Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah, the Queen (Permaisuri) of Johor, was conferred with an honorary degree from The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus on 22 July 2017. The award was presented by Professor Sir David Greenaway, Vice Chancellor of The University of Nottingham, at the first of 10 graduation …

Michelin starred chef overwhelmed to receive honorary degree

Celebrations are well underway on University Park as Summer Graduation ceremonies continue to welcome hundreds of graduating students along with proud families and friends. Yesterday’s ceremony recognised honorary graduate Sat Bains, the twice Michelin starred chef, who has strong connections to the University and to the city of Nottingham. Sat is chef and patron of …

Leading skin expert wins prestigious healthcare medal

An internationally pre-eminent dermatologist who co-directs the Centre for Evidence-Based Dermatology at the University of Nottingham has won a prestigious medal from the British Association of Dermatology. Professor Hywel Williams has been awarded the Sir Archibald Gray Medal for his extensive contributions to evidence-based research in the field. The Medal is the highest accolade for …

Spin-out tipped as ‘one to watch’

A University of Nottingham spin-out business is tipped as one to watch at a UK national awards ceremony. Exonate, who are developing eye treatment for Wet Age-related Macular Degeneration, (Wet AMD) was named ‘One to Watch’ in the Best Investment in Life Sciences category at the UK Business Angels Association Investment Awards. The award is …

Nottingham’s hat-trick of top 20s

The University of Nottingham has been ranked in 19th place in The Guardian University Guide for 2018. The table published today (May 16th 2017) is a move of six places up. It is the third league table in the last year to position Nottingham in the top 20 of all universities. The Guardian league tables …

Universitas 21 in pictures

The University of Nottingham has welcomed senior leaders from Universitas 21 for their Annual Network Meeting and Presidential Symposium. Universitas 21 is the leading global network of research-intensive universities from 16 different countries, that work together to promote global citizenship and innovation through research-inspired teaching and learning, student mobility, connecting staff and students and wider …

European partnership to tackle world challenges

A partnership between The University of Nottingham and Lund University in Sweden will see more collaboration on European research projects over the next five years. Professor Sir David Greenaway and Professor Eva Wiberg signed The Memorandum of Collaboration on Wednesday May 3 2017, with the aim of sustaining and deepening collaborations in research, teaching, staff and student exchange, …

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 …

A Picture of Inspiration

Few people are more inspiring than Dr Mohamed Bashir Gadi, winner of this year’s Fazlur Harman Khan Award for Excellence in Engineering, Science and Technology. Dr Gadi, Associate Professor, Director and Admissions Tutor for the MSc Course on Renewable Energy and Architecture, has had a stellar and distinguished career. He has published over sixty research …