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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.

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Pioneering a cleaner, greener future

As pressures mount to find cleaner energy alternatives to fossil fuels, our world-class researchers are pioneering alternative electrical power sources that will enable the transportation system of…

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Leadership Award: Sustainability in Campus Design

Since joining the University of Nottingham in 1995, Chris Jagger has brought a visionary approach to long-term integrated planning, development, maintenance and growth of the multi award-winning…

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When beasties go large: #BeastsofUoN

Who are the #beastsofUoN? Students, staff and members of the community at the University of Nottingham share their green and beautiful surroundings with a startling range of often highly visible and…

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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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The Future of Research Excellence and Global Impact

Securing sustainable food supplies, ending slavery and developing greener transport systems, are three of six most pressing global challenges the University of Nottingham on the 22 June 2017 set…

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At the heart of a revolution in greener transport

Propulsion in transport is on the cusp of a revolution and societies are being challenged to think differently about how we move people and goods. Our discoveries in sustainable materials and…

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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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Creative Energy Homes

A long-term development of “Creative Energy Homes” on the University of Nottingham campus provides a living test-site to work with the University investigating integration of energy…

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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…

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University Park Daffodils

Spring has sprung! Take a look at the hosts of golden daffodils sprinkled across University Park.

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Do you think differently? CO2 saved by turning off lights

Do you think differently? Find out about the CO2 saved by turning off lights and how The University of Nottingham's International Centre for CSR can help you to think differently about…

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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…

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Concept house showcases fuel poverty

An entire street of ecohouses at The University of Nottingham has been completed with the opening of the Mark Group ecohouse. The house will showcase some of the latest designs and building…

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Protecting the sustainability of wheat production

Scientists at The University of Nottingham play a key role in a new £7m research programme to help maintain the world's production of wheat. It is the first study of its kind in the UK for…

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Archi Sarroza - EngD Efficient Energy Technologies

Archi tells us why Engineering has always appealed to him and relating what he’s learning into real life situations.

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Fighting Climate Change with Carbon Capture and Storage

The Centre for Innovation in Carbon Capture and Storage at the University of Nottingham is producing ground-breaking research into carbon capture and making fossil fuels greener. Find out more about…

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Quentin Willson visits The University of Nottingham to refuel hydrogen car

TV presenter and motoring expert Quentin Willson visited The University of Nottingham to film part of a short film put together by ITM Power about their Ecoisland project. We went along to find out…

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Electronics in Aviation at the University of Nottingham

Professor Pat Wheeler talks us through the future of electronics in aviation in order to lessen the environmental impact of aircraft. The University of Nottingham is a leading organisation in this…

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Energy - Energy vectors and storage

Case study - energy vectors and storage

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How Ethical are Biofuels?

Researchers at the University of Nottingham explain how their work on Bio-fuel and it's social impact is a pioneering project in the UK. Assuring sustainable biofuels at the University of…

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Bioenergy

Fossil fuels provide 95% of the world's total energy, yet are considered to be the largest contributing factor to global warming. Will you help us to develop sustainable solutions to secure…

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Creative Energy Homes

Climate change caused by carbon emissions is now accepted as the greatest threat faced by mankind. Will you help deliver global solutions to low and zero carbon…

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Inspect-a-Gadget - Patch the Pink Dog!

Keith Baker from the Environmental Technology Centre talks us through how his gadget was able to sweeten wine without adding sugar and make cat food more palatable for the cats. The team at the…

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Inspect-a-Gadget - The Heat is On!

Tony Gospel from the Environmental Technology Centre talks us through various gadgets which monitor heat and how this can help companies save money. The team at the Environmental Technology Centre…

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Inspect-a-Gadget - Use the Gears!

Phill Windsor explains what his gadget has to do with using the gears of a car. The team at the Environmental Technology Centre (ETC) work with small to medium scale companies to find solutions to…

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Dr Yan Wang talks about her research into Orthoses

The proposed technology is to replace dedicated moulds with a reconfigurable array of pins capable of producing a large variety of moulds. By utilizing reconfigurable screw-pins to control the shape…

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