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World Soil Day – Nottingham puts soil science on world stage

It’s World Soil Day today, the annual awareness day run by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation. The event aims to raise awareness of the importance of soil quality for human well-being, food security and ecosystems. Here’s just a flavour of the soil science and facilities that support the University of Nottingham’s internationally recognised research …

Nottingham hosts an inspiring week of orchestral music

Nottingham hosts an inspiring week of orchestral music Musicians from the Zhejiang Conservatory of Music (ZJCM) visited the University of Nottingham last week for a wonderful week-long programme of events, culminating in a special gala performance at the Nottingham Albert Hall. Organised by Nottingham Lakeside Arts and the University’s Confucius Institute, the 21 guest musicians …

Indonesian Audit Board and Ministry hails UK-Indonesia academic partnership

The University welcomed a delegation from the Indonesian Audit Board and the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (RISTEKDIKTI) earlier this month. The visit, led by Mr Achsanul Qosasi, Auditor General of the Audit Board in Indonesia and accompanied by Mr Agus Susilohadi, Deputy Director of Planning and Budgeting for Directorate General of Resources, …

Sichuan international talent development programme

The University of Nottingham is delivering the Sino-UK Regional Exchanges and Collaboration Programme for the Department of Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs of the Sichuan Provincial Government. The programme will broaden the knowledge of participants in areas including Britain’s foreign affairs policy, comparison of Chinese and British local governments as well as inputs on Brexit …

University of Nottingham delivers development programme for CRRC

The University of Nottingham has played host to the seventh cohort of the CRRC International Talent Development Programme. CRRC is the world’s largest manufacturer of rolling stock including high-speed trains, tram systems, commuter services and locomotives.  They work with the University of Nottingham who design and deliver this programme for high-potential employees from across their …

Surprise proposal at University Park

It was the perfect spot for a picture, back at the University where they met and with the Trent Building in the background. But when Gracia posed for a photo with her boyfriend Geraldo little did she know it was all part of a carefully orchestrated wedding proposal. The pair met when they were both …

Providing professional development to Lund University staff

The University of Nottingham welcomed 14 staff members from Lund University in Sweden for a one-week bespoke professional development programme. The programme, designed by the Continued Professional Development (CPD) Services team along with the Centre for English Language Education and the Office of Global Engagement, helped staff from Lund University to understand common challenges to …

University masterclass at Indonesia’s National Education Day

The University of Nottingham has delivered a masterclass on research impact and knowledge exchange at the Indonesian Ministry for Research, Technology and Higher Education on their National Education Day. Nottingham was the only foreign university invited to share their expertise on improving research impact as well as collaboration between universities, research institutions and industry. Jason …

British Science Association recognises Professor Martin Broadley

The British Science Association (BSA) has appointed Martin Broadley, Professor of Plant Nutrition in the School of Biosciences, as President of its Agriculture and Food Section from September. The news comes just days after Professor Broadley shared a prestigious Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) Innovator of the Year award for international impact, in recognition …

Major international award for Health Psychology alumna

As a mother-of-two and with a full-time job, Anitha Menon was not convinced that a PhD from an internationally-recognized institution was a dream she could achieve. However, the flexibility of the UK education system allowed her the chance to work at her own pace, with constant academic support and to successfully complete her doctoral degree …