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UoN Sport Hall of Fame | Deryck Murray

Industrial Economics graduate and International Cricketer, Deryck Murray, was vice- captain of the historic West Indies side that won the first Cricket World Cup in 1975, only three years after…

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UoN Sport Hall of Fame | Dr. Kristan Bromely

Recognised at speeds of 90mph, the British Skeleton Racer, represented Great Britain at more than 115 World Cup & Championship races and Four Olympic events during his 20 year career. Kristan…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 5. Wise Purpose in God’s Acts, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores his dynamic view of…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 3. The Caliphate and the Law, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he views the caliphate…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 2 . The Aims of the Law, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he viewed the concepts…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 1 . Religious Practices, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he viewed benefit and…

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Sports facility access - Clare

A sports facilities access video filmed at Jubilee Sports Centre with disabled student - Clare Stephenson-Hunter. The video features Clare's journey through the facility as a disabled student,…

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Why Do Muslims Believe in Moral Rationalism?

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani introduced the notion that the basis of morality is not simply based in the acts of divine revelation, but is inherent in the moral order that human beings find within themselves.

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What is a Gospel with Sara Parks

Prof. Thomas O’Loughlin discusses with Dr Sara Parks the origins of the Christian notion of a ‘gospel’ and how it moved from being a political notion in the Roman Empire, to being a…

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Why Study Principles in Liturgy with Tom O'Loughlin

What makes a good liturgy? Many approaches are taken to this question – and it is a question everyone asks, at least implicitly, after every act of participation. In this video Professor Thomas…

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Kangli Zheng, BArch architecture graduate and RIBA President's bronze medal winner

Zheng Kangli, a 2016 graduate of Nottingham’s Department of Architecture and Built Environment (DABE), won the 2017 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) President’s Bronze Medal…

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How to get a job with a charity

Sarah Hancock, philosophy and theology alumna, works for The Challenge. She gives advice on how you can stand out in the recruitment process, the skills charities look for and the evidence that you…

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Alumni Sports Challenge

Each year current students welcome alumni back to campus for a jam-packed day of competition. Both sides battle it out to win the overall Challenge title with points gained across over 20 sports.…

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Lifting instruction video - best practice and safety

View the best and safest way to lift weights and load/unload the Olympic bars

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Lifting instruction video - standing press

Check out our video on how to perform the perfect standing press

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Lifting instruction video - squat

Check out our video on how to perform the perfect squat

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Theologians in Conversation; How do people perceive the Liturgy?

Kevin McGinnell and Tom O’Loughlin discuss the complexity of how liturgy is perceived / received / celebrated in contemporary multi-ethnic urban Britain. An underlying assumption of most…

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BUCS National Championships success

Over 300 University of Nottingham students headed to Sheffield for the 2017 British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Championships. With individual finals taking place across nine…

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Sport at The University of Nottingham

We strive to inspire our students to stay active and reach their potential in sport and fitness….with the new £40 million David Ross Sports Village, more student sports clubs than any…

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Why Study Theology with Alison Milbank and Tom O'Loughlin

Joe Scales – and undergraduate in the department – asks two of his teachers why they study theology. There are as many definitions of theology as there are theologians – and here…

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Theologians in Conversation; Religious Literacy

Joe Scales – and undergraduate in the department – asks two of his teachers why they consider it so important for people in general (not just a few experts) to have a basic religious…

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Why Study The Israelite Identity with Carly Crouch

Identity is an important topic in seeking to understand a religion. It expresses itself in culture, rules about food, marriage, dress, and views of the divine. In this video Dr Carly Crouch looks at…

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Objects of Belief; An Esther Scroll with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent discusses with Prof. Tom O’Loughlin a precious item found in many Jewish homes: a copy of the biblical Book of Esther in its original form as a scroll. Mendy Lent gives an…

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Sacred Calendars; Shavuot with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent explains the significance of attached to the festival of Shavuot which takes place 50 days after the celebration of Passover. It was this celebration which was continued by the early…

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Sacred Calendars; Purim with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent tells the story behind the festival of Purim when Jews still celebrate their deliverance at the time of Queen Esther – as found in the Book of Esther in the bible

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The Firth Post-Graduate Seminar 2016

The Firth Lectures take place every other year in the University of Nottingham, and it is the custom to ask the lecturer to conduct a post-graduate seminar on some aspect of her/his work. In 2016 the…

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Why Study Phenomenology and The Turn to Religion

Conor Cunningham introduces the work of the French philosopher Michel Henry (1922-2002) and the contribution that he made to theology. Henry’s work, he argues, can be seen as an attempt to draw…

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Theologians in Conversation; Love, Death and Existence

Philip Goodchild, the Professor of Religion and Philosophy, notes that in both our ordinary thinking, and in formal philosophical reflection, that love, death, and existence are connected. He…

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Theologians in Conversation; Living Within Limits

Philip Goodchild, the Professor of Religion and Philosophy, explores the notion that human beings have to come to terms with living within limits if they are to live well. Only when we confront our…

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'This Girl Can' girls' night in at UoN

UoN Sport’s Girls’ Night In was a pretty good party: join the fun and stay active at www.nottsgirlscan.co.uk Get involved:http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/sport/getinvolved/engage/index.aspx

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Performance sport at The University of Nottingham

Are you looking to pursue a career as an athlete while studying a subject you love? At Nottingham we can give you both. Not only do we have the facilities and the academic expertise but we have a…

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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…

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Active Trail - free fitness for everyone

The Active Trail is a 1.7 mile trail featuring five fitness stations which offer small group training facilities for people of all abilities on University Park campus. Designed especially for…

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Installing the Active Trail

The Active Trail is a 1.7 mile trail featuring five fitness stations which offer small group training facilities for people of all abilities on University Park campus. Designed especially for…

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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…

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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…

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Why Study Plutarch with Judith Mossman

Plutarch (A.D. 46 – after 120), from Chaeronea in Boeotia, was one of the most prolific Greek writers of antiquity and his work is exactly contemporaneous with the period of the earliest…

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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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An Introduction to the Library for Post-graduate Researchers

Mr Neil Smyth (the Senior Librarian for the Faculty of Arts) discusses with Professor Tom O’Loughlin (Department of Theology and Religious Studies) the importance of the library in…

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An Introduction to the Library for Distance Learners

Mr Neil Smyth (the Senior Librarian for the Faculty of Arts) discusses with Professor Tom O’Loughlin (Department of Theology and Religious Studies) how the library can help those who are…

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A-Z of Theology; Q is for Q

Prof. Tom O’Loughlin introduces the document known in studies of the gospel as “Q”. Q refers to the material that is common to the gospels of Matthew and Luke (apart from the…

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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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Humanities Building

Overview of the Humanities Building on University Park Campus - home to the Departments of Archaeology, Classics, History of Art, Philosophy and Theology and Religious Studies.

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Cognitive Approaches to Ancient Religious Experience (CAARE) Highlights

Building on the project, Ancient Religions and Cognition, this network brings together scholars from the ancient history of religion on the one hand, and the cognitive science of religion on the…

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Why Study Finite Life - A Challenge to Martin Heidegger with Agata Bielik-Robson

Agata Bielik-Robson, Professor of Jewish Studies, looks at the notion of human finitude and offer a challenge to the views of Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) and his notion of ‘being towards…

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Why Study Philosphical Morranos with Agata Bielik-Robson

Agata Bielik-Robson, Professor of Jewish Studies, uses the term ‘philosophical Marranos’ of a group of moderns thinkers, such as Levinas and Derrida, whose common Judaism may be a key to…

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Why Study Lurianic Kabbalah with Agata Beilik-Robson

Agata Bielik-Robson, Professor of Jewish Studies, looks at the tradition of speculation that can be traced by to Rabbi Isaac Luria (1534-72) – and especially the notion of 'tsimtsum'…

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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…

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History in a Minute - Emma Lautman

PhD student Emma talks about what it's like to study History at The University of Nottingham

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History in a Minute - John Parker

Mature student John talks about what it's like to study History at The University of Nottingham

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History in a Minute - Joseph Peake

Third year student Joseph talks about what it's like to study History at The University of Nottingham

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History in a Minute - Abdul Muktadir

Second year student Abdul talks about what it's like to study History at The University of Nottingham

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History in a Minute - Harriet Haylett-McDowell

First year student Harriet talks about what it's like to study History at The University of Nottingham

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Hear from our volunteers, Liz Fradd

A short interview with alumna Dame Liz Fradd, longstanding volunteer mentor and council member here at The University of Nottingham. Hear about why she gives her time. For more information…

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Table Tennis BUCS Big Wednesday highlights

A highlights video of The University of Nottingham's Table Tennis team, playing at the BUCS Big Wednesday in the championship final. Both male and female teams won. Filmed by Alex Wilkinson of…

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Lacrosse BUCS Big Wednesday highlights

A highlights video of The University of Nottingham's Lacrosse team, playing at the BUCS Big Wednesday in the championship final. The team came second overall, winning silver. Filmed by Alex…

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Theologians in Conversation; The Analogy of Being

In their latest conversation, Dr Simon Oliver and Professor John Milbank discuss the Analogy of Being. Starting with the works of Thomas Aquinas, the 13th Century theologian and the use of language…

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Why Study Schopenhauer and the Arts 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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Why Study the 4th Council of the Lateran with Claire Taylor

2015 is the eighth centenary of Lateran IV – often described as the most important western church council between the Council of Nicea (325) and the Reformation. Dr Claire Taylor of the Dept of…

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Why Study The Gift Pt 2 with John Milbank

In the second of their 2 part discussion, Professor John MIlbank and Dr Simon Oliver continue to look at the notion of 'the Gift'. Picking up with the idea that a purified gift, given one…

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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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The Philosophy of Time Using Art History

A short video of Jonathan Tallant discussing his recent work looking at the philosophy of time using art history.

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Why Study the Gift with John Milbank

In the first of a 2 part discussion, Professor John MIlbank and Dr Simon Oliver introduce the notion of 'the Gift'. Beginning with the French Anthropologist, Marcel Mauss (1872 - 1950) they…

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Module in a Minute - Work and Play

Dr Ting Chang discusses Work and Play in Modern Art

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Theologians in Conversation; Love and Death with Philip Goodchild

In all human quests for understanding - be they religious, theological, philosophical, or literary - the intertwined themes of love and death keep returning to challenge us. It is an endless…

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Introduction to Philosophy module 'Advanced Logic' by Mark Jago

Introduction to the Philosophy module 'Advanced Logic' by Dr Mark Jago. Part of the Philosophy 'Module in a Minute' series.

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Introduction to Philosophy module 'Being Becoming and Reality' by Jonathan Tallant

Introduction to the Philosophy module 'Being Becoming and Reality' by Dr Jonathan Tallant. Part of the Philosophy 'Module in a Minute' series.

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Why does the Bible matter? Simon Oliver

Dr Simon Oliver, from the perspective of systematic and philosophical theology

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Why does the Bible matter? Philip Goodchild

Prof Philip Goodchild, from the perspective of ethics and philosophy

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Part Two - Why does the Bible matter? Richard Bell

Prof Richard Bell, from the perspective of the Pauline tradition

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Why does the Bible matter? Carly Crouch

Dr Carly Crouch, from the perspective of the Hebrew Bible

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Ancient Religions and Cognition - Department of Classics Project

Video for Ancient Religions and Cognition, a project developed by Dr Esther Eidinow from the Department of Classics at the University of Nottingham and Professor Tom Harrison at Liverpool University,…

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Introduction to the module 'Merleau-Ponty' by Dr Komarine Romdenh-Romluc

An introduction to the Philosophy module 'Merleau-Ponty' by Dr Komarine Romdenh-Romluc.

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