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Equine vet champion wins major RCVS award

A leading UK expert in equine surgery who has led an evidence-based campaign on decision-making in colic in horses has won a prestigious award from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Professor Sarah Freeman, from the University of Nottingham’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, is being given an Impact Award from the RCVS which …

British Science Association Media Fellowships 2019 – applications for UoN placement open 11 March

For the fifth year running the University of Nottingham is funding a place on the British Science Association’s (BSA) Media Fellow Scheme. All the details are here. What the experts say “The beauty of this scheme is that it is not trying to ‘turn’ scientists into journalists.  But instead it is trying and succeeding in …

The Midlands Universities Apprenticeship Network

As National Apprenticeship Week starts this week the Midlands Universities Apprenticeship Network (MUAN) is working to ensure that employers are aware of range of apprenticeships available universities across the Midlands. Apprenticeships help employers to tailor learning to their own strategic issues and priorities and are an impactful way for businesses to attract, develop and retain talent, …

Nottingham receives funding to tackle real-world problems

The Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Nottingham has received £1.3 million from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to fund leading research to tackle real world problems. The funding will enable a four-year programme of activities that will support collaborative projects between academics and a range of charities, social enterprises and …

Course aims to improve evidence-based healthcare reviews

Healthcare experts have undergone training on systematic reviews to better inform policy and practice. The University of Nottingham led a Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) accredited Systematic Review course for 23 researchers, academics, clinicians and students. The five-day course aimed to give the participants an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of the principles and processes of undertaking systematic …

Honourable visit from the Indonesian Education and Culture Attaché Office

The first Indonesian language and culture class to take place in Nottingham has ended with a visit from the country’s Education and Culture Attaché. Professor E Aminudin Aziz from the Embassy of Republic of Indonesia was invited to Nottingham to discuss future opportunities for Indonesian language classes and cultural programmes following the success of the …

Resolving healthcare challenges through interprofessional education in Indonesia

The University of Nottingham has shared expertise in interprofessional education and collaborative working at a high profile healthcare event in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Department for International Trade at the British Embassy and Indonesian Young Health Professionals’ Society, with support from Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education and Ministry of Health worked in collaboration to …

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 …

Technician on the run – building props for the Royal Institution Christmas lectures

He’s up to his eyes in papier mache, fabric cutting and foam boards – but he’s not giving much else away! What he is doing is under wraps until the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures are televised on the Tuesday 11, Thursday 13 and Saturday 15 December.   Tom Clayton, a technician in the School of Chemistry, normally trains researchers in state-of-the-art …

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, …