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Interprofessional Masterclass: Social Justice and Health (all welcome!)

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences would like to invite you to their Interprofessional Masterclass focusing on Social Justice and Health. Join them for a thought-provoking evening which will explore the intersections of social justice and health, inequality, and identity. All are welcome at this free event, please register online in advance: Register and see …

Staff Tai Chi and Tea

Presented as part of the University’s Wellbeing Programme, we are delighted to offer staff the opportunity to take part in a Tai Chi and Tea session. Originating in ancient China, Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercises for your mind and body health. Tai Chi combines deep breathing and relaxation with flowing movement …

Anomalisa (2015): Screening and discussion

Tuesday 15th May (18:00-20:30), the Screening Room, Hallward Library, University Park Presented as part of Month of the Mind 2018, the University is delighted to offer a screening of Anomalisa (2015) followed by a discussion facilitated by Sarah Hinds, Counsellor (University Counselling Service). Nominated for an Oscar award for ‘Best Animated Feature Film of the Year’ in …

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind (Month of the Mind 2018)

During May 2018 we will be celebrating our third annual Month of the Mind events programme which focuses on raising awareness around mental health and wellbeing. As part of Month of the Mind, the Department of Sport are offering all staff the opportunity to take part in their ‘Healthy Body, Healthy Mind’ programme which includes …

Month of the Mind 2018

During May 2018 we will be celebrating our third annual Month of the Mind events programme which focuses on raising awareness around mental health and wellbeing. 1 in 4 people experience mental health issues each year in the UK (NHS England, 2016) but there is still stigma attached to mental illness which means many people …

Healthy Eating Workshops

As part of the University’s Wellbeing Programme and to mark World Health Day 2018, we are offering staff the chance to attend a Healthy Eating Workshop. The Healthy Eating Workshops will be led by a professional nutritionist from Hands on Health who will lead you through a discussion around the different food groups (the Eatwell plate) and food models, and …

Want to give Parkour a go?

13 March 2018 (15:30-16:30)  David Ross Sports Centre Parkour (Freerunning) is a non-competitive physical discipline of training to move freely over and through any terrain using running, jumping, climbing and quadrupedal movement. The sport aims to build confidence, creativity, self-discipline and self-reliance, and improve one’s health and wellbeing. It encourages humility, respect for others and …

International Women’s Day 2018

Thursday 8 March is International Women’s Day 2018. In celebration of this date, a number of activities and events are set to take place at the University of Nottingham. International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for …

LGBT+ allies in the School of Mathematical Sciences

By Susanne Pumpluen, School of Mathematical Sciences, Director of EDI At the end of last year, the EDI Committee of the School of Mathematical Sciences wanted to do something that demonstrated their commitment and support to the LGBT+ staff and student community. We wanted to show a gesture of good will/support to our LGBT+  community, …

LGBT History Month commences

LGBT History Month 2018 is now underway — it’s the fifth year that we have celebrated this event at the University of Nottingham. From Thursday 1 – Wednesday 28 February 2018, we’ll be holding and presenting a series of interesting and powerful events that aim to promote equality and diversity. What is LGBT History Month, and why do we celebrate it? First initiated …