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#Poliakoffee - the coffee with all the right elements!

‘Poliakoffee’ has been specially percolated to celebrate the Year of the Periodic Table and is a tribute to the university’s own periodic hero, Sir Martyn Poliakoff, who helped to…

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Why Study Women in 'Q' with Sara Parks

Dr Sara Parks introduces the text that lies behind the gospels of Matthew and Luke – to which we give the name ‘Q’. In turn, this allows her to study what this text says about women…

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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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Firth Seminar 2018 - Professor John Barclay

Every two years the University of Nottingham appoints an eminent theologian to deliver the Firth Lectures which comprise of two public lectures (since 2012 these are available on YouTube) and a…

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Firth Lecture 2018 Part 2 - Professor John Barclay

In this video, John Barclay, the Firth Lecturer for 2018, presented a fresh reading of grace and gift in Paul's theology – and especially what is found in 2 Corinthians. This shows us that…

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Firth Lecture 2018 Part 1 - Professor John Barclay

In his book, Paul and the Gift (2015) John Barclay presented a fresh reading of grace and gift in Paul's theology, studying it in view of ancient notions of ‘gift’ and shining new…

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Vice-Chancellor's Inaugural Lecture 2017

Professor Shearer West delivers her vision for the University in her inaugural lecture as Vice-Chancellor. 0:00 - Chancellor's welcome10:29 - Vice-Chancellor’s inaugural lecture52:57 -…

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Professor West's message to staff

Our new Vice-Chancellor Professor Shearer West delivers a welcome message to staff.

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Professor West's message to Alumni

Our new Vice-Chancellor Professor Shearer West delivers a welcome message to Alumni.

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Professor West's message to students

Our new Vice-Chancellor Professor Shearer West delivers a welcome message to students.

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Karen Cox - Top Three Things

Professor Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor 2013 - 2017, speaks about the top three things she appreciated most about working for the University of Nottingham

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Diabetic retinopathy

Researchers at The University of Nottingham are studying whether simple eye drops could be used instead to treat patients for the condition diabetic retinopathy and prevent blindness in a project…

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A safer long term treatment for blistering skin disease

A clinical trial into the treatment of the severe blistering skin condition ‘bullous pemphigoid’ has found that starting treatment with an oral antibiotic is an effective and safer…

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Theologians in Conversation; Liturgical Ordo with Kevin McGinnell

One of the major developments in Christianity in recent years has been the growth of ecumenical approaches to liturgy. Here one of the leaders of those conversations in the English-speaking world,…

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Objects of Belief; The Table

Tables are a part of everyday life, but they also have significance in many religious rituals which are connected with food / eating. Here Prof. Tom O’Loughlin looks at a range of meanings…

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Objects of Belief; The Cup with Tom O'Loughlin

The Eucharist is a central ritual of Christians, and a central to that ritual is the use of a cup of wine for which thanks have been offered to God. But what is often forgotten is that in this…

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Securing rights and justice for all

We are the world's largest group of rights and justice scholars and advise governments and NGOs around the globe on the creation of sustainable, open and creative societies. More information:…

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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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Nottingham Dollies prove cloned sheep can live long and healthy lives

Nottingham’s Dollies – Debbie, Denise, Dianna and Daisy – have proved cloned sheep can live long and healthy lives. Research findings, published in Nature Communications, show that…

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...And they're off - Life Cycle 6 heads off on 170 mile warm up!

A team of 32 University of Nottingham staff, students and friends set off this morning to cycle the Way of the Roses to help raise £1 million for life-changing breast cancer research. The…

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In Partnership: In Research

The Vice-Chancellors of Birmingham and Nottingham reflect on five years of working together in Brazil and the launch of a unique £10m Signature Research Centre.

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In Partnership: In Education

To mark five years of partnership, the Vice-Chancellors of Birmingham and Nottingham consider how the strategic partnership has developed in the area of education.

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Firth Lectures 2016: The Most Reverend Dr Rowan Williams. Imagining Faith; perceptions of religious belief in modern writing

Dr Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, looks at three piece of contemporary fiction to explore how they descibe the religious person and how within those stories there is a portrayal of…

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Why Study Nostra Aetate with Archbishop Kevin McDonald

Archbishop Kevin McDonald discusses with Prof. Tom O’Loughlin the significance of the Roman Catholic statement on that church’s view of other religions, and especially how the Catholic…

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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…

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How clean is your car - what the microbiologists say

Microbiologists at The University of Nottingham say your car could be dirtier than you think. The discovery was made when the University’s Microbiology Investigation Centre, led by Professor…

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Call for new treatments after first major study into rare, painful and disfiguring skin condition

Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) affects less than 400 people each year but it can be so severe in some cases it has led to amputation. The condition is so rare it is often misdiagnosed. The…

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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…

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3. Research and the media, Dr Andy Williams (Circling the Square I)

The below video features a keynote speech from Dr Andy Williams, Lecturer at the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies and former RCUK Research Fellow in Risk, Health and Science…

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Dan Williams accepts the Greatest Coach award on behalf of his father Vaughan Parry Williams

Dan Williams gives his thoughts on what his father, Vaughan Parry Williams, would have thought to being crowned Greatest Coach in the University's Greatest Sporting Heroes campaign. For more…

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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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New tools to breed cereal crops that survive flooding

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have identified the mechanism used by plants in stress conditions to sense low oxygen levels and used advanced breeding techniques to reduce yield loss in…

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Clinical trial shows IUD is best treatment for heavy periods

The hormone-releasing Mirena coil intrauterine device (IUD) is a better treatment for heavy menstrual periods than other conventional medical approaches, according to results of a major clinical…

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Growing graphene – blue sky research attempts to replicate nature

A truly ground-breaking experiment at The University of Nottingham could herald the creation of graphene and boron nitride layers in a controlled way at a scale never thought possible before. If…

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A to Z of Sociology: Social Order

Professor Ian Shaw talks about social order.

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Life Cycle 4 - the journey

This year the Vice-Chancellor and his team cycled over 1400 miles in aid of Children's Brain Tumour Research. Here's a look at their journey and the community celebration at University…

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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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The teenage brain – work in progress

The University of Nottingham is involved in a European wide study which aims to identify and learn more about the biological and environmental factors that might influence mental health in teenagers.…

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What can we do to keep our heads above water?

After the wettest winter on record, Colin Thorne, Professor of Physical Geography at The University of Nottingham, talks about what can be done to stop our homes flooding in the future.

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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.

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Can we mend a broken heart?

Stem cell scientists at The University of Nottingham are working on it. More tomorrow!

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Research Priority Groups Launch Event - 9 June 2011

Professor David Greenaway introduces Martin Wolf at the Research Priority Groups Launch Event - 9 June 2011.

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