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Curator of the Fully Fashioned exhibition explains the University of Nottingham's links to the East Midlands textile trade

Sarah Colborne, curator of the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition at Lakeside Arts Fully Fashioned: Archival Remnants of the Textile Trade, discusses the University College…

From  Sarah Colborne on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Changes in aerospace and what it means for graduates

Ian Stothers, Chief Technical Officer at Ultra Electronics, talks about the changes taking place in the aerospace industry and what that means for graduates. He talks about the skills and qualities…

From  Jackie Thompson on May 14th, 2019 0 likes 18 plays 0  

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…

From  Paul Hodgson on April 10th, 2019 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Smart sensor bandage for chronic wounds

University of Nottingham researchers have secured a major grant to develop a smart wound dressing embedded with optical fibre sensors to assess whether affected tissue is healing well or is infected.…

From  Emma Lowry on February 25th, 2019 0 likes 74 plays 0  

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

From  Sophie Moyses on November 21st, 2018 0 likes 665 plays 0  

Charles from Nigeria discusses life at Nottingham

Charles Adedugba, a Chevening Scholar from Nigeria, discusses life in the UK and studying at the University of Nottingham.

From  David Watts on November 1st, 2018 0 likes 40 plays 0  

Powering up the electric racing plane of the future

Development of the first electric race airplane has taken a major leap forward due to an innovative partnership announced between the University of Nottingham and Air Race E. A new integrated…

From  Emma Lowry on November 1st, 2018 0 likes 213 plays 0  

A student invention to ensure your balls are match fit

A team of mechanical engineering students at the University of Nottingham has developed a portable impact tester to accurately gauge the rebound of a tennis ball.

From  Debs Storey on June 28th, 2018 0 likes 1 plays 0  

International Women in Engineering Day 23 June 2018

In the UK just 11% of engineering and technology undergraduates are women. Why? We approached some of our female experts, both academic and technical staff, in the Faculty of Engineering, to find…

From  Emma Lowry on June 22nd, 2018 0 likes 54 plays 0  

Mechanical Engineering Design Showcase 2018

Take a look around some of the student designs on show at the Mechanical Engineering Design Showcase 2018. To find out more visit: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/engineering

From  Debs Storey on June 14th, 2018 0 likes 198 plays 0  

Steve Cave - Future Engineer (2)

Steve Cave, undergraduate studying Product Design and Manufacture at The University of Nottingham, discusses his industrial placement and the experience he has gained from the University having such…

From  Alice Pearmain on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 68 plays 0  

Marian Habib - Future Engineer

Architectural Environment Engineering student Marian, talks about being able to use a 3D machine to develop a lighting system.

From  Alice Pearmain on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 76 plays 0  

Lexi Wheeler - Future Engineer (3)

Louise Wheeler, undergraduate studying Mechanical Engineering student at The University of Nottingham, discusses her industrial placement and the experience she has gained from the University having…

From  Alice Pearmain on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 39 plays 0  

Emily Terry - Future Engineer

Emily, Aerospace Engineering student talks about the skills she has established on the course to give her a solid foundation of knowledge when starting her career.

From  Alice Pearmain on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 51 plays 0  

Daniel Sanham - Future Engineer (3)

Daniel Sanham, final undergraduate studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering student at The University of Nottingham, discusses his industrial placement at Renault F1 and the experience he has…

From  Alice Pearmain on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 38 plays 0  

Adnaan Shakur - Future Engineer

Adnaan, Chemical and Environmental Engineering fourth year student discusses his industrial placement at RJM International.

From  Alice Pearmain on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 116 plays 0  

Pepsi - Tim Ingmire

Tim discusses his experiences working at Pepsi including the global impact the food processing industry can have on challenges such as water usage.

From  Alice Pearmain on November 27th, 2017 0 likes 403 plays 0  

Vlog: Uni Q&A with alumni The Anna Edit and Mark Newton

Our alumni Anna and Mark answer your questions about starting uni, moving in, making the most of your time as a student and life after graduation! Check out Anna's channel at…

From  Tom Travis on August 15th, 2017 0 likes 128 plays 0  

Materials Engineering and Materials Design PhD student Fernando Barrera Betanzos

Materials Engineering and Materials Design research student Fernando Barrera Betanzos talks about his PhD and his experiences at Nottingham.

From  Matthew Colver on July 28th, 2017 0 likes 96 plays 0  

Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing PhD student Alex Gasper

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training research student Alex Gasper talks about his PhD and his experiences at Nottingham.

From  Matthew Colver on June 19th, 2017 0 likes 245 plays 0  

Securing the low carbon bio-economy of the future

Today, many products are manufactured from fossil fuels using energy-intensive petrochemical technologies. We will spearhead the transformation of energy-intensive economies into low carbon…

From  Debs Storey on June 19th, 2017 0 likes 248 plays 0  

Discovering the next generation of research leaders through our fellowships

Our competitive, internally funded fellowships aim to attract and retain exceptional early career researchers to deliver world-leading research. Samanta Piano, Assistant Professor in Metrology and a…

From  Debs Storey on June 13th, 2017 0 likes 142 plays 0  

Alexander Stephens, engineering alumnus, talks about his move into the construction sector

Alexander studied mechanical engineering and now works for Bouygues, a UK construction company. He talks about his role, why he moved into the construction sector, why he loves it and the…

From  Jackie Thompson on March 23rd, 2017 0 likes 233 plays 0  

Your Voice in the Faculty of Engineering

The Your Voice campaign is something that all students in the Faculty of Engineering can get involved with. If you have an issue with your course, a great idea that needs funding or simply need to…

From  Tom Travis on February 24th, 2017 0 likes 103 plays 0  

Human Factors and Ergonomics MSc student James Khan

Human Factors and Ergonomics Masters student James Khan talks about his experiences at Nottingham, in the comfort of the vehicle simulation lab.

From  Matthew Colver on February 21st, 2017 0 likes 453 plays 0  

Louise, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Louise Wheeler, undergraduate studying Mechanical Engineering student at The University of Nottingham, discusses her industrial placement and the experience she has gained from the University having…

From  Tom Travis on February 7th, 2017 0 likes 102 plays 0  

Daniel, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Daniel Sanham, final undergraduate studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering student at The University of Nottingham, discusses his industrial placement at Renault F1 and the experience he has…

From  Tom Travis on February 7th, 2017 0 likes 52 plays 0  

Steve, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Steve Cave, undergraduate studying Product Design and Manufacture at The University of Nottingham, discusses his industrial placement and the experience he has gained from the University having such…

From  Tom Travis on February 7th, 2017 0 likes 28 plays 0  

Matt, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Matt Farndon, undergraduate studying Chemical Engineering at The University of Nottingham, discusses his course experience and how group work will set him up for a great career in the industry.

From  Tom Travis on February 7th, 2017 0 likes 49 plays 0  

Grace, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Grace Pownall, undergraduate studying Civil Engineering student at The University of Nottingham, discusses her summer placement and the experience she has gained from the University having such…

From  Tom Travis on February 7th, 2017 0 likes 59 plays 0  

Alex, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Alex Grey, third year undergraduate studying Architectural Environment Engineering student at The University of Nottingham discusses his industrial placement and the experience he has gained from the…

From  Tom Travis on February 7th, 2017 0 likes 38 plays 0  

Technology tackles health challenges

Innovative technologies help health services respond to huge challenges such as ageing populations and increases in chronic conditions. Find out how our cutting-edge research is being applied by…

From  Robert Ounsworth on December 15th, 2016 1 likes 98 plays 0  

Personalised Learning with QR Codes

John Turner talks about and demonstrates his approach to differentiation within engineering lectures, a unique approach using hand outs with QR codes.

From  Joe Bell on November 21st, 2016 0 likes 74 plays 0  

Human Factors and Ergonomics MSc at Nottingham

Associate Professor Glyn Lawson, course director of the Human Factors and Ergonomics MSc, talks about the course, and the role of human factors in engineering. Glyn also looks at past and current…

From  Matthew Colver on October 21st, 2016 0 likes 586 plays 0  

Electric vehicles: first year students applied Electrical and Electronic Engineering project

First year Electrical and Electronic Engineering students take part in a project to design and build an electric vehicle.

From  Matthew Colver on October 19th, 2016 0 likes 142 plays 0  

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.

From  Annie Li on June 7th, 2016 0 likes 58 plays 0  

The University of Nottingham Electric Super Bike

Winners of the European Championships last year, The University of Nottingham Engineering Department have make two electric super bikes again this year to race at the Isle of Man TT super bike race,…

From  Digital Communications on June 5th, 2016 1 likes 231 plays 0  

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…

From  Debs Storey on May 5th, 2016 0 likes 4,666 plays 0  

Study Architectural Engineering at The University of Nottingham

Imagine a typical day in our Architectural Engineering department and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about studying Architectural Engineering at The University…

From  Tom Travis on April 11th, 2016 0 likes 158 plays 0  

Studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The University of Nottingham… it’s #MeantToBe

Take a look at a typical day for our undergraduate Electrical and Electronic Engineering students and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about studying…

From  Tom Travis on March 18th, 2016 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Studying Chemical and Environmental Engineering at The University of Nottingham... it’s #MeantToBe

Take a look at a typical day for our undergraduate Chemical and Environmental students in our UK top 10 department and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about…

From  Tom Travis on March 18th, 2016 0 likes 61 plays 0  

Studying Architecture at The University of Nottingham… it’s #MeantToBe

Take a look at a typical day for our undergraduate Architecture students and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about studying Architecture at The University of…

From  Tom Travis on March 18th, 2016 0 likes 35 plays 0  

Studying Civil Engineering at The University of Nottingham… it’s #MeantToBe

Take a look at a typical day for our undergraduate Civil Engineering students and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about studying Civil Engineering at The…

From  Tom Travis on March 18th, 2016 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Study Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The University of Nottingham

Imagine a typical day in our Electrical and Electronic Engineering department and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about studying Electrical and Electronic…

From  Tom Travis on March 16th, 2016 0 likes 139 plays 0  

Study Chemical and Environmental Engineering at The University of Nottingham

Imagine a typical day in our UK top 10 Chemical and Environmental Engineering department and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about studying Chemical and…

From  Tom Travis on March 16th, 2016 0 likes 101 plays 0  

Study Architecture at The University of Nottingham

Imagine a typical day in our Architecture department and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about studying Architecture at The University of Nottingham go to…

From  Tom Travis on March 16th, 2016 0 likes 104 plays 0  

Study Civil Engineering at The University of Nottingham

Imagine a typical day in our Civil Engineering department and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about studying Civil Engineering at The University of Nottingham…

From  Tom Travis on March 16th, 2016 0 likes 129 plays 0  

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…

From  Debs Storey on March 1st, 2016 0 likes 5,293 plays 0  

Adding an image

This video goes through how to add an image to a Label (so it appears directly onto the main page) and change the size and alignment of images.

From  Angelique Bodart on February 8th, 2016 0 likes 68 plays 0  

Towards A Silent Aircraft - Professor Dame Ann Dowling

Professor Dame Ann Dowling is President of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Royal Society. She is a mechanical engineer specialising in low emission combustion, acoustics and…

From  Debs Storey on February 1st, 2016 0 likes 116 plays 0  

Displaying resources in a Folder

This video will show you how to create a Folder in Moodle and the different display options available. It will also show you the easy way to create the contents as a zip to make it easier for…

From  Angelique Bodart on January 22nd, 2016 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Allowing students to submit work as a group

This video goes through how to setup Submit as Group within a Moodle Assignment and how this aids marking

From  Angelique Bodart on January 22nd, 2016 0 likes 52 plays 0  

Creating internal navigation links within your module

This video will go through how to create internal navigation links using specific html coding. It's simpler than it sounds.

From  Angelique Bodart on January 22nd, 2016 0 likes 39 plays 0  

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…

From  Lindsay Brooke on December 22nd, 2015 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Accessing individual student reports

This video will show you how to access the log reports for a particular student on your module.

From  Angelique Bodart on December 4th, 2015 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Activity and participation log reports

This video will show you how to access the log reports for your module to view students' interaction with your resources and activities.

From  Angelique Bodart on December 4th, 2015 0 likes 38 plays 0  

Creating groups and applying group restrictions

This video will show you how to put students into Groups within Moodle and how to apply a restriction to particular Groups to activities and resources.

From  Angelique Bodart on December 4th, 2015 0 likes 124 plays 0  

Quiz settings

This video goes over the different settings for the Quiz activity and what they can be used to achieve. This video does not cover how to add, create and set-up the different question types.

From  Angelique Bodart on November 16th, 2015 0 likes 90 plays 0  

Restricting access to resources

This video will help you understand the different restriction types available for resources including via Groups, Date and Grades.

From  Angelique Bodart on November 16th, 2015 0 likes 43 plays 0  

Page loading time in Moodle

Do pages in Moodle sometimes take longer than expected? If so, watch this video about how to add the Google Chrome 'page load time' extension to get accurate loading time readings to send…

From  Angelique Bodart on November 13th, 2015 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Nott Carbon

The University of Nottingham has continued to grow over the period 2010-15 and significant investment has been needed to achieve its corporate carbon emission targets and to reduce energy consumption…

From  Tom Travis on October 27th, 2015 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Women in Engineering

Female engineering students at The University of Nottingham tell us why more women need to undertake an engineering degree and explain why, if you’re thinking about it, you should just do it!

From  Tom Travis on October 19th, 2015 0 likes 337 plays 0  

Romeo and Juliet - the video

This video explain the multiple options available for downloading student submissions to a Turnitin dropbox in Moodle.

From  Angelique Bodart on October 16th, 2015 0 likes 32 plays 0  

Moodle Assignment settings

This reviews a majority of the settings associated with the Assignment (Moodle) activity and how they might be used.

From  Angelique Bodart on October 15th, 2015 0 likes 35 plays 0  

Adding comments to a Turnitin assignment

This is a 'how to' video for using QuickMark in Turnitin to create, add and manage frequently used comments.

From  Angelique Bodart on October 14th, 2015 0 likes 81 plays 0  

The Great African Bake Off

On Monday 14th September 2015, the University of Nottingham hosted the Great African Bake-Off where academics, policy makers and practitioners were invited to watch volunteers from the Women’s…

From  Matthew Colver on October 1st, 2015 0 likes 912 plays 0  

Coleman Merenda talks about Nottingham and the IRES programme

Coleman Merenda, from Virginia Tech, USA, talks about his experiences at The University of Nottingham over summer 2015, on the IRES programme. For more information visit:…

From  Matthew Colver on September 2nd, 2015 0 likes 52 plays 0  

Valerie Kane talks about Nottingham and the IRES programme

Valerie Kane, from Virginia Tech, USA, talks about her experiences at The University of Nottingham over summer 2015, on the IRES programme. For more information visit:…

From  Matthew Colver on September 2nd, 2015 0 likes 60 plays 0  

Missie Smith talks about Nottingham and the IRES programme

Missie Smith from Virginia Tech, USA, talks about her experiences at The University of Nottingham over summer 2015, on the IRES programme. For more information visit:…

From  Matthew Colver on September 2nd, 2015 0 likes 52 plays 0  

Virginia Tech students talk about the IRES programme

Students from Virginia Tech in the USA talk about their experiences at The University of Nottingham over summer 2015, on the IRES programme. For more information visit:…

From  Matthew Colver on September 2nd, 2015 0 likes 36 plays 0  

Collapsing Topics/Sections in your module

If you have a lot of content in your module we advise that you change the formatting of your module from Topics format to Collapsed topics. This aids navigation around module content.

From  Angelique Bodart on July 17th, 2015 0 likes 36 plays 0  

Editing the Module Convenor details in your module

The Module Convenor details lable is part of the Engineering Template for all modules and required information for all modules in Moodle by the University. Here's a short video on how to add…

From  Angelique Bodart on July 17th, 2015 0 likes 23 plays 0  

Changing the number of Topics/Sections in your module

This is a short video on how to change the number of sections showing in your main module page.

From  Angelique Bodart on July 17th, 2015 0 likes 50 plays 0  

Autonomous sail boats, unmanned aircraft and pedalling robots - all in a day's work for a mechanical engineering student.

This year's University of Nottingham Mechanical Engineering Design and Make Exhibition features prototypes of robots that pedal bicycles, machines that help clean your room, unmanned aerial…

From  Lindsay Brooke on June 8th, 2015 0 likes 154 plays 0  

Engineering year in industry - working at Rolls-Royce

Alastair Trench, who is studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering MEng, took a year out in industry to work for Rolls-Royce. Watch this video to hear his story. Visit the Engineering website…

From  Debs Storey on April 28th, 2015 0 likes 113 plays 0  

Engineering year in industry - working at WindAid and de Gournay

Candice De Aguiar, who is studying Product Manufacture and Design MEng, took a year out in industry to work for WindAid and de Gournay. Watch this video to hear her story. Visit the Engineering…

From  Debs Storey on April 28th, 2015 0 likes 101 plays 0  

Engineering year in industry - working at ExxonMobil

Ellie Harland, who is studying Chemical Engineering with Year in Industry MEng, took a year out in industry to work for ExxonMobil. Watch this video to hear her story. Visit the Engineering website…

From  Debs Storey on April 27th, 2015 0 likes 155 plays 0  

Engineering year in industry - working at Williams F1

James, who is studying Mechanical Engineering MEng, took a year out in industry to work for Williams F1. Watch this video to hear his story. Visit the Engineering website for more…

From  Debs Storey on April 27th, 2015 0 likes 132 plays 0  

Future scientists explore food with ScienceJennie

How do you encourage children's hunger to learn? How do you inspire a fascination with science? Food is a good place to start. In August 2014, at Sutton Bonington Campus, recent Nottingham PhD…

From  Debs Storey on October 2nd, 2014 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Introductory video to the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at The University of Nottingham

This is an introductory video to the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at The University of Nottingham , covering the School’s teaching and research activities, student life and learning…

From  Hua Geddes on September 22nd, 2014 0 likes 356 plays 0  

Summer internship - ATG

Gary King from ATG Global, and James Carter and Naichen Xing, UoN engineering students, talk about their experiences and benefits of the summer internships scheme.

From  Jackie Thompson on August 28th, 2014 0 likes 413 plays 0  

Zero carbon 'HOUSE' designed and built by students 'comes home'

Design and construct a low cost, zero carbon, family starter home, transport it to Spain, build it, landscape it and open it to the public. That was the challenge faced by a group of students from…

From  Lindsay Brooke on July 17th, 2014 0 likes 58 plays 0  

Nottingham will fly high at Farnborough

The Institute for Aerospace Technology (IAT) -- an internationally leading centre for aerospace research at the University -- is exhibiting at the Farnborough International Airshow, where it is…

From  Lindsay Brooke on July 14th, 2014 0 likes 200 plays 0  

Honorary Graduate 2014 - Mark Ovenden - Dr of Laws

Mark Ovenden graduated from The University of Nottingham in 1985 with a degree in Geography, with subsidiaries in Economics and International Relations. During the Summer 2014 graduations Mark was…

From  Debs Storey on July 10th, 2014 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Engineering PhD Madness!

Every year the Faculty of Engineering holds an Engineering Research Showcase. This consists of two days of talks, workshops and panel discussions about topics that PhD students find useful for their…

From  Debs Storey on June 24th, 2014 0 likes 278 plays 0  

Chen Xin (Cindy), Architectural Environment Engineering graduate 2012

University of Nottingham Ningbo China alumni, Chen Xin (Cindy), talks about her experiences studying Architectural Environment Engineering at UNNC and about her graduate career at AECOM.

From  brznc3 on June 9th, 2014 0 likes 68 plays 0