Technicians: vital frontline support for student wellbeing

The University of Nottingham is a proud founding signatory of the Technician Commitment, which is bringing much needed visibility and recognition to the vital role that over 30,000 technicians working across UK universities and research institutes play in enabling research and innovation, and in inspiring and nurturing students. The majority of technical staff are in …

Dementia – what does it mean to you?

Written by Justine Schneider, Professor of Mental Health and Social Care at The University of Nottingham, reflecting on the recent Dementia: testing knowledge event at the University of Cambridge and the play Inside Out of Mind. I am nearly 58 and recently went online to calculate my life expectancy. The first website put my age …

Transforming healthcare with the humanities

The University of Nottingham is at the forefront of a quiet — yet global — revolution focusing on reinstating the compassion and humanity into our healthcare systems by offering a more holistic approach to nurture both patients and practitioners alike. Professor Paul Crawford, the world’s first Professor of Health Humanities, talks about the recent launch …