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Prorogation of the British Parliament: A constitutional coup?

Writing today in the Greek Daily TA NEA, Dr Aris Georgopoulos, Assistant Professor in European and Public Law at the School of Law,  shares his thoughts on the prorogation of the British Parliament… The decision of the British Prime Minister to ask the Queen to prorogue Parliament immediately attracted accusations of a constitutional coup, violation of …

Nottingham Law researcher shortlisted for prestigious impact award

University of Nottingham researcher, Dr Chloe Holloway has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Celebrating Impact Prize. Dr Holloway’s work during her PhD study, Improving the Support of Autistic Individuals Detained in Police Custody, has been recognised for the Outstanding Early Career Impact Prize category. The findings of …

Nottingham Professor awarded Fellowship to study impact of Brexit on the UK’s financial services.

Sarah Hall, Professor of Economic Geography, is one of nine new Senior Fellows who will share funding of £4.3 million from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). She’ll be analysing the consequences of the UK’s changing relationship with Europe for the UK’s crucial financial services sector The Fellowship is part of the UK in …

D-Day: The King Who Fooled Hitler 

Dr Rory Cormac from the School of Politics at the University of Nottingham, along with Professor Richard Aldrich from Warwick University, have graced our television screens once again this weekend as their research was the subject of a prime time  Channel 4 documentary. Here, Dr Cormac talks us through his latest television venture… If historical …

Leading the way in flood resilience

Research into flood resilience in Newcastle is making waves already according to findings presented at a conference in the city. Following the signing of the Newcastle Blue-Green Declaration in February 2016, the Urban Flood Resilience Consortium, led by the University of Nottingham, met last week to present key findings from two research projects (Blue-Green Cities …

Modern slavery abolitionist wins Inspirational Women Award

Professor Zoe Trodd, Director of the University of Nottingham’s Rights Lab, has won a Notts Inspirational Women Award. Zoe was nominated by colleagues at the University for her outstanding leadership of the Rights Lab and the transformative impact of her work to eradicate modern slavery. Professor Trodd received her award at a ceremony at Nottingham …

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 Rights Lab welcomes a royal visitor

Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie of York has visited experts in modern slavery at the University of Nottingham’s Rights Lab. The Princess spent several hours with the team in the Rights Lab hearing about the work they are doing to help end modern slavery. HRH Princess Eugenie said: “It was fantastic to meet the incredible …

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 …

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 …