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Why I chose Nottingham: Lucy

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 fourth of these blogs Lucy shares her experience of Clearing. I study Physiotherapy BSc at UoN and I am in …

Professional beer tasters needed for serious science

The Sensory Science Centre at Sutton Bonnington campus is looking for professional beer tasters to help with important research into the science of brewing. The job involves evaluating different types of beer and ingredients to help researchers understand the science behind how different raw materials and brewing technologies could impact the taste and flavour of …

First graduates of new Pharmacy course are ready to practise

Students from the University of Nottingham are the first in the UK to graduate as fully qualified pharmacists after studying on the new MPharm degree with fully integrated pre-registration training. The students were the first to study on the School of Pharmacy’s sector-leading, MPharm degree course with integrated pre-registration scheme and have successfully passed the …

Why I chose Nottingham: Amy

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 first of these blogs Amy Russell shares her experience of Clearing. I have just turned 21 and I am going …

Scientific proof that dunking a biscuit improves flavour

BBC Inside The Factory recently visited the Food Sciences Flavour Laboratory on a quest to find out whether science held the answer to whether biscuits taste better when dunked in tea! Dr Ian Fisk and his special MS-Nose mass spectrometer held the answer, which was aired on the biscuit special of the show earlier this …

National awards for Nottingham building

The University of Nottingham has picked up two national titles at the Construction News Awards 2017. At a black tie ceremony in Park Lane leaders from across the industry came together to celebrate the best of the best in UK construction: the companies, people and projects that champion innovation and ambition. The University won The …

Students add flavour to annual food science event

Food scientists from the School of Biosciences at the University of Nottingham recently flew out to Belfast to attend the Nursten Postgraduate Flavour PhD Symposium, and for some it provided a rare opportunity to present their research work to a leading network of developing scientists from across the UK. This meeting is a collaboration between …

Liter of Light: The journey so far

Victor Udeozor, Project Coordinator for the Liter of Light outreach initiative, recounts his recent visit to Makoko, a slum settlement in Lagos, Nigeria, as part of a charity drive to provide the community with affordable solar powered lighting. Victor visited Makoko to experience firsthand, the daily struggles faced by residents of the settlement. When asked …

Remembering Sally

She was loved by many as Nottingham’s Maid Marian, but in her ‘day job’ Sally Pollard was a talented researcher in human genetics and dedicated teacher at the University of Nottingham. Her death at the age of 39 from cancer is a great loss for her friends, family and colleagues. Dr Paddy Tighe, Associate Professor …

Scientists and SMEs join forces to feed the regional economy

Beers from a local brewery and a healthy lunch delivery service were amongst the innovations on display at an event to showcase the partnerships being forged between Nottingham and Derbyshire Small Businesses (SME’s) and the Food Innovation Project Team at the University of Nottingham. The businesses at the event held at Sutton Bonnington campus have …