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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.

From  Deborah Storey on January 10th, 2019 0 likes 34 plays 0  

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.

From  Georgina Barclay on November 30th, 2017 0 likes 25 plays 0  

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.

From  Georgina Barclay on November 30th, 2017 0 likes 53 plays 0  

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.

From  Georgina Barclay on November 30th, 2017 0 likes 79 plays 0  

Zoology | parasitology, work placements and societies

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

From  Georgina Barclay on November 30th, 2017 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Neuroscience | advice, work experience and city life

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

From  Georgina Barclay on November 30th, 2017 0 likes 134 plays 0  

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.

From  Georgina Barclay on November 30th, 2017 0 likes 148 plays 0  

Genetics | advice, campus and celebrity snails!

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

From  Georgina Barclay on November 30th, 2017 0 likes 30 plays 0  

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:…

From  Georgina Barclay on October 2nd, 2017 0 likes 28 plays 0  

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…

From  Emma Rayner on May 8th, 2017 0 likes 45 plays 0  

Lonely ‘lefty’ seeks mate for love – and genetic study

Scientists at The University of Nottingham hoping to study the genetics of an ultra-rare garden snail are asking the public for its help in finding the lonely mollusc a mate. The…

From  Emma Rayner on October 21st, 2016 0 likes 5,168 plays 0  

Nottingham researchers show novel technique that can 'taste' DNA

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to selectively sequence fragments of DNA in real time, greatly reducing the time needed to analyse…

From  Emma Rayner on July 22nd, 2016 0 likes 90 plays 0  

Snail shells offer clue in common origins of body asymmetry

An international team of researchers has discovered a gene in snails that determines whether their shells twist clockwise or anti-clockwise – and could offer clues to how the same gene affects…

From  Emma Rayner on February 18th, 2016 0 likes 387 plays 0  

Fruit gardens enhance mammal diversity and biomass in Southeast Asian rainforest

Traditional fruit gardens planted by indigenous communities in the Malaysian rainforest increase the diversity of the animals who make it their home. The study, led by researchers at The University…

From  Lindsay Brooke on February 1st, 2016 0 likes 85 plays 0  

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…

From  Lindsay Brooke on March 18th, 2015 0 likes 395 plays 0  

Sailing spiders

In The University of Nottingham's Spider Lab Dr Sara Goodacre and Dr Morito Hayashi discuss the spider's ability to 'sail'.

From  Lindsay Brooke on February 3rd, 2015 0 likes 553 plays 0  

Bacteria resistant materials – £2m to get the ‘inside’ story

Scientists who discovered a group of new materials capable of repelling bacteria have each won a prestigious research award worth a combined £2m to find out why. Their bacteria resistant…

From  Lindsay Brooke on July 29th, 2014 0 likes 626 plays 0  

Outsmarting the malaria parasite

In the malaria research labs at The University of Nottingham Dr Rita Tewari and her team are trying to identify the best drug and vaccine targets for malaria. Here she explains how.

From  Lindsay Brooke on June 12th, 2014 0 likes 224 plays 0  

Want to know what it's like to have malaria?

Dr Rita Tewari heads up the malaria research labs at The University of Nottingham. She knows all to well what it's like to have the disease. She's had it seven times.

From  Lindsay Brooke on June 12th, 2014 0 likes 40 plays 0  

Can we ever mend a broken heart?

Playing cupid - stem cell biologists at The University of Nottingham are looking at ways to mend our broken hearts.

From  Lindsay Brooke on February 13th, 2014 0 likes 626 plays 0  

Achieve it - Medicine and Health Sciences at Nottingham

You could find the perfect course at Nottingham Browse our courses: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugcourses The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences offers a variety of undergraduate courses…

From  Deborah Storey on December 17th, 2013 0 likes 3,363 plays 0  

Re-writing the research on the treatment of infection

A major breakthrough in the search for alternatives to antibiotics and the treatment of infection could provide microbiologists with a whole new insight into the way germs co-exist with or attack…

From  Lindsay Brooke on October 9th, 2013 0 likes 225 plays 0