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“Elite skills development for everyone” offered through new University of Nottingham Electro-mechanical Engineering degree apprenticeship

A new Electro-mechanical Engineering Degree Apprenticeship launched by the University of Nottingham is set to transform the way firms attract recruits and upskill existing staff – and ultimately produce apprentices who can solve business-specific problems with both mechanical and electrical engineering expertise. The degree apprenticeship, starting in September 2021, develops technical skills in design, testing …

PhD student has testing time in fight against Covid

Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science, which this year has the theme of women scientists at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19. Jamie Thompson is a PhD student at the Biodiscovery Institute and she recently interrupted her PhD to help set up and run the University of Nottingham’s Asymptomatic Covid …

Nottingham law experts appointed to Lord Chancellor’s panel for the Independent Review of Criminal Legal Aid

The Lord Chancellor, Robert Buckland QC, has appointed Professor Sue Arrowsmith QC (Hon) and Dr Vicky Kemp, both of the University’s School of Law, to the Expert and Advisory Panel for the Independent Review of Criminal Legal Aid. The Panel has been set up to assist the Chair, Sir Christopher Bellamy QC, by advising on …

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’s prestigious partnership with the City of Sparta

The University of Nottingham’s Centre for Spartan & Peloponnesian Studies (CSPS) and the Municipality of Sparti in Greece has signed an agreement to strengthen research links and to promote the cultural heritage, history and archaeology of Sparta. This is the first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to be signed between a foreign University and a Greek …

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 …