Guardian University Award for sustainability project
March 20, 2015
The University of Nottingham has won the award for best Sustainability Project at the Guardian University Awards 2015. The Helium Recovery and Recycling Initiative won the Sustainability Project award for increasing the efficiency of energy consumption at the University. At current usage rates Helium reserves are estimated to be exhausted by 2050: a potential disaster for science and …
Solar Eclipse 2015: what you need to know
March 16, 2015
It’s the biggest solar eclipse in the UK since 1999 and is set to plunge some parts of the country into near darkness on Friday morning. PhD student Rebecca Kennedy from the School of Astronomy and Physics gives the low down on what you need to know about this celestial phenomenon — and how you …
News from our scientists at Westminster
December 5, 2013
Professor Philip Moriarty and Dr Clare Burrage from Physics and Astronomy have been spending the week at Westminster. Check out the latest on Philip’s blog on physicsfocus.
Happy 80th birthday, Sir Peter!
October 15, 2013
In 1933, construction work began on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, US President Franklin D Roosevelt took office and attempted to steer the country through the Great Depression, cinema audiences flocked to see Faye Wray in the classic movie King Kong and Germany’s Adolf Hitler began his inexorable rise to power. And, in …
21-27 June: The big stories
June 28, 2012
The big news from The University of Nottingham this week is the Olympic Torch relay passing through our Jubilee Campus on Friday 29 June. And the University’s involvement in the relay doesn’t end there as four of the region’s torch-bearers are from the University. There’s also research news from the School of Psychology designed to …