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I got interviewed by Kate Humble and now my kids think I’m a superstar!

In this blog, Dr Rachael Tarlinton from the University of Nottingham’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Science tells how her five minutes of fame on BBC Animal Park today, Thursday 22nd August 2019, has won her new respect from her harshest critics… her kids! My own miniature wildlife fanatics (aged 9 and 5) have of course …

Don’t let your pooch be a hot dog!!

With temperatures sky-rocketing this week, our beloved pets are really feeling the heat. Here, Dr Jenny Stavisky from our Vet School gives pet-owners some advice on how to keep your pets cool during the heatwave. Walk your dogs early in the morning or late in the evening when it’s cooler, or give everyone a day …

From cardiac research to the heart of the media

Dr Catrin Rutland in the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science first encountered the world of media and outreach through her scientific research. For many years she has undertaken a wide variety of activities related to showing her research to others – from writing magazine and newspapers articles through to giving public talks, undertaking school …

Top poultry award for Nottingham professor

A professor at the University of Nottingham has been honoured with a top international award recognising his significant expertise in poultry research. Paul Barrow, Professor of Veterinary Infectious Diseases in the University’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, was awarded the prestigious Robert Fraser Gordon Medal for services to poultry science at a ceremony at …

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 …

Nottingham’s Life Sciences and Medicine continue to lead the way as among the best subjects in the world

Five Nottingham subjects have been ranked as in the top 50 in the world according to a new league table. This year’s ‘QS World University Rankings by Subject’ shows four of the subjects to also feature in the top 10 when compared to other UK universities. Nottingham’s highest ranking subjects have consistently featured in the …

Vet students go ‘Full Monty’ for naked charity calendar

A brave bunch of students from the University’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Science have stripped to their birthday suits for a lighthearted new charity calendar.  Wearing nothing but a smile – and a few strategically placed stethoscopes and latex gloves – the VetSoc students are featured posing with a range of animals, from horses, dogs, sheep and chickens to …

Christmas jumpers for needy pets

A University of Nottingham project to provide free veterinary care to pets belonging to homeless and vulnerable people has held its annual Christmas party. There were Christmas jumpers, goodie bags, and wagging tails galore as Vets in the Community gave veterinary treatment and gifts to local pets. The project provides free health checks, vaccinations, micro-chipping …

Famous faces and gruesome body parts star in annual ‘Cake Off’ competition

A University Cake Off competition that went viral last year with the ‘world’s grossest cake’ has raised the bar this year with a selection of winning entries that would challenge the best TV Bake Off Showstoppers. Veterinary and Biosciences students at the University of Nottingham’s Sutton Bonington campus staged their annual Cake Off yesterday and …

Nottingham subjects continue to be among the best in the world

Subjects taught at The University of Nottingham are once again among the best in the world according to a new league table. This year’s ‘QS World University Rankings by Subject’, features Nottingham in the top 150 in 39 of the 43 subjects surveyed. The ranking also features 23 Nottingham subjects in the global top 100, …