Nottingham: a history of Britain’s global university

Professor John Beckett, Professor in our Department of History, writes about his recently published book – Nottingham: a history of Britain’s global university. The University of Nottingham opened its doors for the first time in 1881, but in those days it was little more than a technical college with purpose-built premises in the centre of …

Party party party

If you were anywhere near the science and engineering section of University Park yesterday lunchtime/afternoon you might have heard the sounds of the School of Chemistry summer party. If you didn’t know it before, you know it now. Chemists do not party quietly. They like to throw down. I popped along for the tug of …