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Nottingham entrepreneur scoops top prize at Women in Business awards

A Nottingham Ingenuity Lab entrepreneur has scooped a top award for her make-up company Kohl Kreatives. Trishna Daswaney (a graduate in Business Management, 2015) has won the Rising Star award in the Nottingham Post Business Awards. Trishna’s company Kohl Kreatives is a non-profit organisation, with two incredibly important causes at the centre of her brand. …

70 Years on the University marks its role in the DNA discovery story

The discovery of hydrogen bonds in DNA was made by a young Nottingham Post Graduate student, J. Michael Creeth, in what was known as the Nucleic Acid Laboratory at (the then) University College Nottingham. The results were published in the Journal of the Chemical Society on 1947. The discovery paved the way for the double …

Nottingham remembers its part in the DNA discovery

Tomorrow the University of Nottingham celebrates the 70th anniversary of the discovery by a young PhD student, J Michael Creeth, of hydrogen bonds in DNA. The event will be attended by leading academics in the field. Fifteen years ago the scientific community celebrated the 50th anniversary of the discovery of DNA by Crick and Watson. …

Nottingham welcomes new students from India

Hundreds of Indian students new to Nottingham are attending a welcome event to help them settle in and learn more about their new home. The event is a first of its kind providing 300 students from Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham the chance to socialise and discover some of the opportunities the …

The 3D selfie is here!

Computer scientists at the University of Nottingham and Kingston University have solved a complex problem that has, until now, defeated experts in vision and graphics research. They have developed technology capable of producing 3D facial reconstruction from a single 2D image – the 3D selfie. Their new web app allows people to upload a single …

#StepChange & Mental Health Support at the University of Nottingham

With the publication of Universities UK’s new Step Change framework, mental health is once again back in the headlines as institutions consider how they respond and make sure to support their students. At the University of Nottingham, we have a well-developed approach to this area. We start with the belief that, like our physical health, …

Farewell Professor Sir David

A series of events and special celebrations are taking place to mark the retirement of Professor Sir David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham. Sir David’s tenure as Vice-Chancellor is the culmination of a thirty-year commitment to the University of Nottingham and he has led the institution with great distinction at a time of …

NUAST celebrates its best ever GCSE results

Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology (NUAST) is celebrating its best ever GCSE results with amazing individual achievements and very strong overall figures. NUAST students have achieved well above the national average across all subjects with Maths, Science and Engineering results proving to be particularly strong. Early indications suggest that NUAST may be in the …

Brothers are heading to the University of Nottingham after securing A* A level’s at NUAST

Brothers Mujahid and Mustaqueem Shiffa have both accepted places at the University of Nottingham after securing 3 A*s each in Physics, Chemistry and Maths,  at Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology (NUAST). Mujahid (18) is going on to study Natural Sciences and Mustaqueem (16) is going to study Physics. The boys results come as for the …

Why I chose Nottingham: Honor

As part of our round up of good news and as thousands of teenagers prepare to get their A-level results we’ve asked five current students to share their experiences of life at Nottingham. In the second of these blogs Anjni shares her experience of Clearing. I’m Honor and I’m 19 and from Manchester. I lived in Broadgate …