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Sutton Bonington Experience

Home to our veterinary and bioscience courses, Sutton Bonington Campus offers a student experience that's as unique as you are. From sports to events and societies, and even a farmers…

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Open Days at UoN

Take a quick look at what you might expect to see and experience at our open days. Our 2019 Undergraduate Open Days will be held on:Friday 28 June Saturday 29 June Friday 13 September Saturday 14…

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Working in a commercial setting with a scientific background

Kiri Granger, PhD alumna and Director of Neuroscience at Cambridge Cognition, talks about her job role and working in a commercial setting. She explores the differences in working in this type of…

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Tropical Biology | Study abroad and travel in Malaysia

Stephanie's highlights from her field trip to Tioman Island, as part of her year in Malaysia on our Tropical Biology BSc. About this course.

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Discovery. For the world

Real world research. Real world impact. Our research knows no limits. Our discoveries change lives across the globe. Discover more about our world-changing research: nottingham.ac.uk/research

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Our brand new Cancer Sciences courses and purpose built Cancer Centre

Academics and students discuss the brand new BSc and MSci Cancer Sciences courses being launched at the University of Nottingham in September 2019, along with the new purpose built Centre for Cancer…

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Our brand new BSc and MSci courses in Cancer Sciences

Academics discussing the brand new BSc and MSci Cancer Sciences course being launched in September 2019 at the University of Nottingham. Find out more: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ccs

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Our brand new purpose built Cancer Centre

Academic discussing the purpose built Cancer Centre which is due to open in winter 2019 at the University of Nottingham. Find out more: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ccs

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Banging the drum for quantum physics! 

'When the Uncertainty Principle goes to 11' or ‘How to explain Quantum Physics with Heavy Metal’ Yes, a professor of physics at the University of Nottingham, has published a new…

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Xerte Conference 2018

The Xerte Project provides a full suite of open source tools for elearning developers and content authors producing interactive learning materials. The 2018 conference was held at The University of…

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Your Community

Moving into the local community this year? Don't forget that you're going to be part of a diverse residential community. Find out how you can make a positive…

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Firth Seminar 2018 - Professor John Barclay

Every two years the University of Nottingham appoints an eminent theologian to deliver the Firth Lectures which comprise of two public lectures (since 2012 these are available on YouTube) and a…

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Firth Lecture 2018 Part 2 - Professor John Barclay

In this video, John Barclay, the Firth Lecturer for 2018, presented a fresh reading of grace and gift in Paul's theology – and especially what is found in 2 Corinthians. This shows us that…

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Firth Lecture 2018 Part 1 - Professor John Barclay

In his book, Paul and the Gift (2015) John Barclay presented a fresh reading of grace and gift in Paul's theology, studying it in view of ancient notions of ‘gift’ and shining new…

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SB Cake Off 2018

The 6th annual SB Cake Off took place today at our Sutton Bonington Campus. The event raises money for Vets in the Community and the Terrence Higgins Trust. 🍰

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Biosciences 360 facilities tour

Take a look around our Sutton Bonington Campus to see the range of facilities available to students studying in the School of Biosciences. www.nottingham.ac.uk/biosciences

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Computer Science 360 facilities tour

Take a look around Jubilee Campus to see where you would study as a computer science student at Nottingham. www.nottingham.ac.uk/computerscience

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Neuroscience | work experience, projects and being an international student

Marco talks about his work placement at Eli Lilly and gives tips to other neuroscience students travelling from abroad to study at Nottingham.

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Zoology | optional modules, field courses and ladybird research

Max talks about the different modules available such as the field course to the Peak District and recommends things for new zoology students to get involved in.

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Neuroscience | Australia, research and student life

Eliot talks about his year abroad working in a lab in Australia and gives advice to new neuroscience students.

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Zoology | parasitology, work placements and societies

Cyan explains her third-year research project and talks about the opportunities available to zoology students.

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Neuroscience | advice, work experience and city life

Charlotte gives tips for new students and shares her experience of studying neuroscience at Nottingham.

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Biochemistry | research, modules and uni life

Emily tells us what it’s like to be a biochemistry student as well as giving advice to those interested in studying at Nottingham.

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Genetics | advice, campus and celebrity snails!

Abigail tells us what she enjoys about studying genetics plus tips for applicants and new students.

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Durian industry could suffer without the endangered fruit bat

Scientists have discovered that Southeast Asia’s endangered fruit bats – commonly known as flying foxes – play an important part in the pollination of the iconic and economically…

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What our MSc Microbiology and Immunology students think of Nottingham

MSc Microbiology and Immunology students share their experiences of studying at Nottingham. Find out more:…

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Why study MSc Microbiology and Immunology?

Our MSc Microbiology and Immunology is a unique course that provides equal learning in the areas of microbiology and immunology. Four students share why they chose the course and what they’ve…

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A big difference between Asian and African elephants is diet

New research involving the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus and the University of Florida has shown that there are significant differences between the Asian and the African forest elephant…

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What a Wonderful day!

Wonder, the University of Nottingham's annual open day took place on 17 June 2017. This video shows some of the highlights of the day. Discover more about Wonder…

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Exploring new ways to feed the world

In the face of climate change we must develop new, resilient crops. Yields must also increase to feed the additional two billion people expected by 2050. Future Food addresses the challenge of…

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Nottingham Consultancy Challenge - solving a problem for a local community centre

Timi Soyombo, a third-year industrial economics student, talks about the two problems that they solved for The Vine Community Centre - firstly, a lack of volunteers and secondly to increase their…

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Nottingham Consultancy Challenge - two students share their experience

Loren Querickiol and Deepak Assudani talk about their group project to solve a real-life business project for Romax Technology, a local small to medium-sized business. The Challenge gave them the…

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Wanted! Nature lovers to join the hunt for the killer flatworm

Community scientists at the University of Nottingham are calling for people all over the Midlands to help them hunt for an alien invader which is preying on the UK’s native population of…

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How The Vine Community Centre benefited from our student consultants

Cheryl Hemmings, Centre Manager and Rupert Aikman, Board Director talk about how a group of multi-disciplinary students helped to raise the profile of The Vine and encourage more people to volunteer.…

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MSc Stem Cell Technology and Regenerative Medicine

A short video for the MSc Stem Cell Technology and Regenerative Medicine. This pioneering course aims to maximise the employability of students. Our track record shows 90% of graduates secure stem…

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Dr Tamela Maciel, a PhD graduate, talks about her role in science communication.

Tamela, Space Communications Manager at the National Space Centre, talks about her role and gives advice on the skills and experience that are helpful if you want a career in science communication.

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Roger Freestone, Industrial Tutor, offers advice to students considering a career in the pharmaceutical industry

Roger offers advice to students considering a career in pharmaceuticals about what they need to know about the industry, the latest development around the world and in the UK, and how students can…

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Nottingham in Parliament Day

On 25 October 2016 over 100 organisations from across Nottinghamshire came together to celebrate the county's business, education, research, culture, sport and global connections. With over…

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Nottingham in Parliament Day

On 25 October 2016 over 100 organisations from across Nottinghamshire came together to celebrate the county's business, education, research, culture, sport and global connections. With over…

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The student view: MSc in Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Students on the MSc in Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Sciences at The University of Nottingham talk about their experiences of the course and how it’s prepared them for their future career.…

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UNNC Student Society: Peekaboo

Peekaboo, a psychological organisation, aimed at organising fun activities to explore the inner mind and soul at The University of Nottingham's Ningbo, China Campus.

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SB Fest 2016

The students of Sutton Bonnington pulled it out of the bag for another SB Fest. Filled to the brim with food and drink from the local area plus music and fun activities for little ones too, SB Fest…

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Book your place on our 2019 Open days

Our University wide Open days take place on: Friday 28 and Saturday 29 June and Friday 13 and Saturday 14 September. Book now to visit us! http://goo.gl/XSYWmj To watch a video about making the…

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Gamification Teaching & Learning Seminar: Ivan Lombardi 6 April 2016

Gamification and Ludology Teaching & Learning Seminar Ivan Lombardi 6 April 2016 E-learning community

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Problem-Based Learning in MSc Food Production Management course

Problem-Based Learning in MSc Food Production Management course at The University of Nottingham. For more information about the course…

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Achieve it at Nottingham

You could find the perfect course at Nottingham Browse our courses: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugcourses We offer a variety of undergraduate courses in five faculty areas. Visit the links to…

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MSc Food Production Management

A short introduction of MSc Food Production Management course at The University of Nottingham. For more information about the course visit:…

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MSc Animal Nutrition

The MSc Animal Nutrition course offers the unique opportunity to integrate an in-depth scientific knowledge of animal nutrition with the acquisition of business skills and a detailed operational…

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Dr Philip Oldfield talks about being a 2015 British Science Association Media Fellow

Dr Philip Oldfield from the Department of Architecture in the Faculty of Engineering at The University of Nottingham talks about his experience as a British Science Media Fellow embedded with the…

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Dr Jon Henderson talks about being one of the 2015 British Science Association Media Fellows

Dr Jon Henderson from the Department of Archaeology at The University of Nottingham talks about his experience as a British Science Media Fellow embedded with the Science team at The Times.

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Brains Behind the Wheel - could virtual reality teach us to avoid real life accidents

Using their state-of-the-art simulation facility in the School of Psychology scientists at The University of Nottingham are exploring the use of car driving simulators as tools for training and…

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Susan Anderson (GEM) - Virtual Microscope, e-learning community November 2015

Susan Anderson (Graduate Entry Medicine) speak about the “virtual microscope” developed in 2009. It is currently used by approximately 1000 students around the University, giving access…

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Helium Lost in Space

Helium is a non-renewable resource and is essential in supporting research into drug discovery to cure diseases such as Alzheimer’s and at current usage rates will be exhausted by 2050. The…

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Why Study Schopenhauer and the World with Richard Bell

In the final video discussing Arthur Schopenhauer (1788- 1860), Professor Richard Bell starts this conversation by looking at Schopenhauer's main work "The World, as Will and…

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 10 views 0  

Revealed - Helicobacter pylori’s secret weapon

Is the game up for H. pylori. Researchers in the School of Pharmacy, at The University of Nottingham and AstraZeneca R&D have identified the molecular mechanism that the bacterium’s…

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Young Animal Welfare Scientist of the Year

Dr Jasmeet Kaler at The University of Nottingham has been named this year’s Universities Federation for Animal Welfare’s (UFAW) Young Scientist of the Year. Dr Kaler, a lecturer in…

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Communicating Nutrition Advantage Award

Two students talk about the Communicating Nutrition Advantage Award module they took. For more information visit: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers/students/advantageaward/index.aspx

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How would you like to be buried – at Stonehenge?

The answer to this question will help with the exploration of burial sites around Stonehenge as part of the €8m Stonehenge Hidden Landscape project. It is hoped twenty first century…

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6. Panel on 'taking a stance or calming the waters - challenging established science', Dyer, Pielke Jr, Smith, Turner (Circling the Square I)

The below video features contributions from Dominic Dyer (Chief Executive of the Badger Trust), Professor Roger Pielke Jr (Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Colorado…

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7. Panel on ‘citizen science’ and new social media, Jarvis, Lancastle, McLain, Pearce (Circling the Square I)

The below video features contributions from Dr Warren Pearce (Research Fellow, University of Nottingham), Neil Lancastle (Neil Lancastle, University of Leicester and ‘Rethinking…

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2. Panel on 'the science-policy interface', Fanelli, Jasanoff, Taylor and Tyler (Circling the Square I)

The below video features contributions from Daniele Fanelli (Visiting Professor, School of Library and Information Services, University of Montreal), Sheila Jasanoff (Pforzheimer Professor of Science…

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Professor Jonathan Ball talks about being a British Science Association Media Fellow

Jonathan Ball is a Professor of Molecular Virology in the School of Life Sciences at The University of Nottingham. As a BSA Media Fellow he has become a science communicator convert. He has been…

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Brewing Science Course Overview

A short introduction of MSc Brewing Science and Practice course at The University of Nottingham. For more information about the course…

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Why Study Arthur Schopenhauer with Richard Bell

Prof. Richard Bell introduces the life and thought of Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860). The video gives an account of his epistemology – and how he was influenced by Kant – as a basis for…

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New tools to breed cereal crops that survive flooding

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have identified the mechanism used by plants in stress conditions to sense low oxygen levels and used advanced breeding techniques to reduce yield loss in…

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Lecture: why do horses get colic?

Professor of Veterinary Surgery, Sarah Freeman, delivers her inaugural lecture on colic in horses.

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Vets in the Community - how Nottingham vet students help the homeless and their pets

University of Nottingham vet students hold vet clinics twice a month at the offices of the Big Issue in Nottingham for the pets of the homeless and vulnerably housed. The 'Vets in the…

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Eleanor Hadley Kershaw, PhD Science and Technology Studies.mov

Eleanor Hadley-Kershaw talks about her PhD in Science and Technology Studies and her experiences of studying at Nottingham.

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Lamarah Steele - International Exchange from UK to China, Political Science

Lamarah Steele, Political Science undergraduate student from Brunel University, UK, talks about her experience on the International Exchange Programme with The University of Nottingham Ningbo China.

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