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COVID-19: preparing for the return of research to our UK campuses

Update from Professor Dame Jessica Corner I wish to share with you how the University is preparing for the return of research to our UK campuses. As outlined this week by Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Andy Long – chair of the University’s Recovery Group – emerging from lockdown is a complex challenge. Our phased return to …

COVID-19: support for postgraduate researchers and invitation to a virtual town hall

Professor Dame Jessica Corner on the University’s response to COVID-19 In my latest update, I am delighted to share news of support for the University’s UK postgraduate researchers, whose studies have been affected by COVID-19. I am also inviting our research community to join me at a series of virtual town halls –as we come …

Dame Jessica updates on our response to COVID-19

I do hope you found the extended Easter break beneficial and restful. Many of us continue to juggle family and caring responsibilities, and supervisors and line managers are mindful of such challenges. The health of each of you remains our first priority. You can find support and advice on health and wellbeing while working from …

Research fellow’s GCRF success: climate change and building social resilience

A Nottingham Research Fellow is the UK lead of one of 20 international networks launched today (April 22, 2020) by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to tackle challenges in the developing world. Dr Arabella Fraser, of the School of Geography, is working with world-leading collaborators investigating the links between violence and climate change in marginalised …

Let’s reflect, relax and recharge this Easter

An update from Professor Dame Jessica Corner As we look forward to an extended Easter break, I would like to thank you once again for your amazing commitment in these difficult times. I am proud to be part of a research community so dedicated to making a difference. On social media, please look out for …

COVID-19: thank you for your resilience, dedication and compassion

An update from Professor Dame Jessica Corner I would like to once again update our research community on our continued response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and share with you the latest updates of how our commitment to each other and society is truly making a difference. Many of us feel disorientated in these extraordinary …

Researchers, we are listening 

A message to postgraduate researchers from the Graduate School “Won’t somebody think of postgraduate researchers?” asked a higher education journal last week. We’ve been hearing the same sentiment from some of our own postgraduate researchers (PGRs) as well as some of our research staff and APM colleagues who support them.   At the Graduate School we spend a lot of time advocating for all our researchers and …

Coronavirus (COVID-19): update from Professor Dame Jessica Corner

As we continue to navigate these unprecedented times together, I am writing with a further update for you on our research and knowledge exchange activity. This follows the introduction by the UK Government of the most significant restrictions our country has witnessed in order to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Prioritising essential research In …

Coronavirus (COVID-19): a message from Professor Dame Jessica Corner

We are living in unprecedented circumstances. Many of you will be focused on how best to protect, support and reassure our students and colleagues, while also focusing on your own families and friends. As you are aware, the University transitions to online learning from 23 March, and we are actively preparing for how we best …