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Why this Christmas could be a gift for advertisers

How being forced apart by Covid-19 has brought us all closer together Imagine this problem for a moment: you have a brand that you would like to market universally, or a shop that sells many thousands of products across a wide demographic of people. With such a broad market, just who do you target with …

Why its important to ventilate indoors this Christmas to reduce the spread of Covid-19

Dr Ben Jones is Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture and Built Environment. He recently contributed to a SAGE Environmental and Modelling Group report on the role of ventilation in controlling SARS-CoV-2 transmission. The research found that being in a room ventilated with fresh air can reduce the risk of infection from coronavirus particles …

Trio of aspiring Nottingham architects triumph in national Home of 2030 design competition

Three of our most talented fledgling architects were recently shortlisted for a Government-backed competition to design new ‘homes fit for the future’ for their socially-minded concepts that tackle loneliness and food insecurity. The Home of 2030 contest asked students from across the UK for affordable, high-quality, low-carbon and age-friendly housing concepts in its Young Persons’ …

Live charity cook-along with Faculty of Social Sciences students

Wednesday 2 Dec at 6PMon Google Meet, tickets hereCooking a mixed vegetable curry As part of his studies in International Relations and Global Issues at the University of Nottingham, Sam Killick is undertaking a placement module during his third year. Sam is currently working in the fundraising team at the Rosie May Foundation and will …

Nottingham prof leads initiative to help tackle homelessness

This winter, the Covid-19 pandemic will leave even more people homeless and in desperate need of support. University academic Dr Paul Scotting, in the School of Life Sciences, talks about his role in helping to launch Street Support Nottingham, an exciting new initiative connecting people and organisations locally to tackle homelessness, and how volunteering has …

University of Nottingham celebrates Advanced Practice Week

The University of Nottingham is proud to support Advanced Practice Week which takes place from 8 to 14 November. The week-long celebration is an opportunity to raise awareness and recognise the valued contribution that Advanced Clinical Practitioners (ACPs) make to healthcare services. The contribution of both qualified and trainee ACPs here in Nottingham is felt …

University of Nottingham doubles its number of apprentices in 2020

The University of Nottingham has doubled the number of apprentices joining its degree apprenticeship programmes during 2020. Despite the challenging environment in which many businesses are now operating, the programmes continue to prove a popular route to workforce development. As organisations invest in skills to navigate uncertain markets, using the apprenticeship levy to recruit and …

Show compassion for those who cannot wear face coverings

With the wearing of face masks being extended even further, Professor Ellen Townsend who leads the Self-Harm Research Group in the School of Psychology is calling for people to show compassion for those who aren’t wearing face coverings and consider the reasons why. Professor Townsend’s work focuses on children and adolescents from vulnerable backgrounds who …

#BiofilmAware campaign to highlight infection fighting research

Researchers at the University of Nottingham searching for new treatments for difficult to treat bacterial infections are supporting an awareness campaign being run by the National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC). Biofilms are well known to a number of research and development disciplines, but not to the general public. What they are, how they are formed and how they …

New research demonstrates reforestation benefits

Actively restored tropical forests recover above ground biomass faster than areas left to regenerate naturally after being logged, according to new research. Researchers from the University of Nottingham’s School of Geography joined 13 institutions led by the Universities of Dundee and Aberdeen and ETH Zürich’s Department of Environmental Systems, to study an area of tropical …