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Glassblowing Technicians @ UoN

Our highly skilled and expert technical staff are essential to delivering research and teaching on an international stage. Take a look inside our Glassblowing workshop with Clive and Conor here at…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Grapevine

Grapevine (Vitis) from the plant family Vitaceae is a flowing vine plant with 79 different species and is an economically important source of grapes, both for the consumption of the fruit itself and…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Wild Pea

Pisum sativum is more commonly known as the pea plant. These plants are well known for growing peas in pods which are the plant’s fruit. This is an important crop now grown in many parts of the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Ageotropum Pea

Pisum sativum is more commonly known as the pea plant. These plants are well known for growing peas in pods which are the plant’s fruit. This is an important crop now grown in many parts of the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Spinach

Spinach, Spinacia oleracea, is a flower that is best known for its edible leaves. It is thought the plant originated in Iran and then moved across the world until finally reaching the UK in the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Alpine Strawberry

Wild alpine strawberry, Fragaria vesca, is one of 20 different strawberry species. The most common strawberry found in the supermarket is a cross between two species, fragaria and ananassa, and…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Rocket

Rocket, Eruca sativa, is also known as arugula in America. This edible plant is in the Brassicaceae family which includes many well-known plants such as broccoli and kale. It has been part of our…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Asparagus

Asparagus, Asparagus officinalis, is a well-known spring vegetable enjoyed since ancient times. A recipe including asparagus is included in one of the first known recipe books written by the romans…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Freesia

This X-ray CT scanned Freesia is from the species Fressia alba which is native to the cape of South Africa. Freesias are known for their funnel shaped flowers and are part of the Iris family. The…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Calico Hearts(Adromischus maculatus)

Adromischis maculatus is commonly known as Calico Hearts or Chocolate drops due to their spotted leaves. These plants are known as succulents as the leaves are thickened and fleshy in order to retain…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Tomato

Tomato, Solanum lycopersicum, is a member of the nightshade family of plants which is well known for being poisonous. Luckily for all tomato lovers the fruit does not contain any poison. Tomato…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Sugar Beet

Sugar beet, Beta vulgaris, grows a root that contains a high percentage of sucrose and therefore is used to produce sugar. The first factory devoted to producing sugar for these beet plants was…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Pea (Kelvedon Wonder)

Pisum sativum is more commonly known as the pea plant. These plants are well known for growing peas in pods which are the plants fruit. This is an important crop now grown in many parts of the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Norway Spruce

Picea abies, Norway spruce, is a coniferous pine tree best known as a Christmas tree! Every Christmas Norway provides London with a Norway Spruce for Trafalgar Square. This tree is native to most…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Maize

Maize (Zea mays), also known as corn, is one of the most widely grown and widely eaten crops. It is a grass that forms large ears full of kernels, which are sweet corn when eaten in the un-ripe form…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Date Palm (Lulu) - Growth over time

Phoenix dactylifera, commonly known as date palm, is well known for its sweet fruit. This flowering plant is in the palm family Arecaceae. Date palm trees grow 20m tall and have large leaves that can…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Congo Grass (Brachiaria ruziziensis)

Brachiaria ruziziensis, known as congo grass, is a tropical grass. In the tropics it is one of the most common feeds for livestock. The grass is native to Rwanda and Eastern Congo but can now be…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Bean (Tio canela)

This Tepary bean, Phaseolus acutifolius, is native to Mexico and can grow in extremely dry conditions. Bean and pea plants both belong to the same family of plants and are grown all over the world…

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UoN Hounsfield Facility: Lego Movie

The Hounsfield Facility at the University of Nottingham Sutton Bonington campus houses our state-of-the-art X-ray computed tomography (CT) technology. This enables scientists to explore the internal…

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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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Self-service Reservations in our libraries

Once you’ve selected a book to be delivered to your library of choice, here’s how to pick it up and check it out.

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Self-service laptop loan lockers in our libraries

You can borrow laptops and iPads from most of our libraries. At Hallward and George Green we have self-service laptop loan lockers. Here’s how to use them.

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Finding books in our libraries

How to locate books and resources in our seven UK libraries using NUsearch, our online library discovery tool.More information: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/library/collections

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Transforming healthcare with pioneering imaging

The University of Nottingham is the home of MRI and has an internationally leading position in biomedical imaging research. We aim to establish the University as a powerhouse for imaging in precision…

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Lake District Field Trip 2010 - Highlights-HD.mp4

Video created by John Tullis.

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Vlog: Elisabeth Frink exhibition

John recently visited the Elisabeth Frink exhibition at Nottingham Lakeside Arts, and this is what he thought of it. Find out more about the exhibition: http://goo.gl/hEjZ5g See more from John:…

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Geography field trip to Berlin

In this video we follow a group of 3rd year Geography students as they embark on a field trip to Berlin! There are various opportunities to attend field trips organised by the School of…

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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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Geography field trip to Varese Ligure 2014

Follow the journey of a group of students as they explore and conduct research in Varese Ligure, Italy. Videography and original edit by Geography graduate Myles Grover, music added by The University…

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Geography field trip to Mexico!

In this video we follow a group of 3rd year Geography students as they embark on a field trip to Mexico! There are various opportunities to attend field trips organised by the School of Geography,…

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Translational Neuroimaging MSc

The MSc Translational Imaging provides a thorough interdisciplinary training in neuroimaging relevant to both scientists and clinicians, with an emphasis on translation of new imaging methods to…

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Trawling for memories and responses to extreme weather events

Drawing on historical records and personal recollections the £1m British Climate Histories project, led by Professor Georgina Endfield from the School of Geography at The University of…

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Sir Peter Mansfield talks about the development of MRI

At the age of 15 he was told he didn't have the qualifications to become a scientist. Today Sir Peter Mansfield, from The University of Nottingham, holds a Nobel Prize for Physiology and…

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Horizon - Shaping the Future through Ubiquitous Technology

The Horizon project looks to the future, exploring the line between privacy and security through data collection and appropriate usage of personal information. Find out more about the Horizon…

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