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Open Days at UoN

Take a quick look at what you might expect to see and experience at our open days. Our 2019 Undergraduate Open Days will be held on:Friday 28 June Saturday 29 June Friday 13 September Saturday 14…

From  Paul Hodgson on April 10th, 2019 0 likes 43 plays 0  

Discovery. For the world

Real world research. Real world impact. Our research knows no limits. Our discoveries change lives across the globe. Discover more about our world-changing research: nottingham.ac.uk/research

From  Sophie Moyses on November 21st, 2018 0 likes 683 plays 0  

MSc Environmental Leadership and Management

Dr Nick Mount and Dr Chris Ives talk about the MSc Environmental Leadership and Management.For more information visit: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/elm

From  Debs Storey on November 15th, 2018 0 likes 567 plays 0  

#UoNFreshers - Keeping informed

There's loads of ways to keep up with the latest news, events and opportunities while you're at University. Watch our video to find out how. https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/welcome

From  Debs Storey on September 28th, 2018 0 likes 1,096 plays 0  

#UoNFreshers - What to do before you arrive

Welcome to Nottingham! We're looking forward to helping you settle in. Here's a handy checklist to help you prepare for University. Visit https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/welcome for more…

From  Debs Storey on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 2,783 plays 0  

Graduate career opportunities within Citizens Advice

Interested in working for a charity? Neil Clurow, alumnus (social policy and administration) and development manager gives an insight into the work of Citizens Advice, the types of roles available,…

From  Jackie Thompson on May 16th, 2018 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Studying economics and econometrics

First-year undergraduate Xue is studying BSc Economics and Econometrics. Here, she talks about her experience at Nottingham so far. Find out about studying economics at…

From  Debs Storey on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 273 plays 0  

Combining economics with internships

Matthew is a third-year undergraduate in the School of Economics. He tells us how developing his skills through internships has led to a graduate job. See our courses at…

From  Debs Storey on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 1,273 plays 0  

Why we choose economics at Nottingham

Economics students share their reasons for choosing the University of Nottingham. Find out where economics could take you at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/economics/study

From  Debs Storey on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 2,588 plays 0  

Focusing on economic development

Umme is studying MSc Economic Development and Policy Analysis. She tells us what made her choose her masters degree. Discover our courses at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/economics/study

From  Debs Storey on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 496 plays 0  

Specialising in behavioural economics

Speaking from the Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics, Nada shares her experience of studying MSc Behavioural Economics. See our courses at…

From  Debs Storey on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 410 plays 0  

Studying postgraduate economics

MSc student Fei tells us about the support he’s received to develop his economic skills. Study with us: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/economics/study

From  Debs Storey on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 400 plays 0  

Opening the door to a career in economics

Philosophy graduate Fabrizio tells us how his economics conversion course is preparing him for a career in the public sector. Find out more at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/economics-gdip

From  Debs Storey on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 155 plays 0  

Take a closer look at our geography facilities

Geographers work to understand the world around us. At the University of Nottingham, you will develop your knowledge in specially equipped laboratories with support from experienced technicians.…

From  Jocelyn Daniels on April 12th, 2018 0 likes 663 plays 0  

Episode 1: Introduction

This episode introduces the series, explaining what economic and social rights are, where they come from, and how they fit into international human rights law.

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 262 plays 0  

Episode 4: Maximum Available Resources

This episode addresses one of the most commonly misunderstood obligations imposed by economic and social rights: the duty of states to use the maximum of their available resources to give effect to…

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 89 plays 0  

Episode 5: Retrogression

This episode focuses on the presumption under international human rights law against the permissibility of retrogression – or backward steps – in terms of economic and social rights…

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 74 plays 0  

Episode 9: Work Rights

This episode outlines work rights (specifically the right to work and the right to just and favourable conditions of work), what they protect, and what they require of governments

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Episode 12: International Enforcement Processes

In this episode, we will focus on the ways in which states can be held accountable for their implementation of their economic and social rights duties under international law.

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 53 plays 0  

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…

From  Debs Storey on October 26th, 2017 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Shaping the future of education

The BA Education combines the academic study of educational systems and practices with an emphasis on career development for an extensive, diverse and exciting field. For more information…

From  Debs Storey on May 15th, 2017 0 likes 4,660 plays 0  

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:…

From  Robert Ounsworth on December 16th, 2016 0 likes 56 plays 0  

UNNC Student Society: Peekaboo

Peekaboo, a psychological organisation, aimed at organising fun activities to explore the inner mind and soul at The University of Nottingham's Ningbo, China Campus.

From  Annie Li on June 7th, 2016 0 likes 58 plays 0  

Professor Todd Landman, Norms, Values and Morality: The Comparative Politics of Human Rights

On April 21, 2016, the Research Priority Area in Rights and Justice at the University of Nottingham hosted a special lecture by Professor Todd Landman, a world-leading expert on human rights. He…

From  Everdien Wood on May 16th, 2016 1 likes 235 plays 0  

Book your place on our 2019 Open days

Our University wide Open days take place on: Friday 28 and Saturday 29 June and Friday 13 and Saturday 14 September. Book now to visit us! http://goo.gl/XSYWmj To watch a video about making the…

From  Debs Storey on May 5th, 2016 0 likes 4,666 plays 0  

Achieve it at Nottingham

You could find the perfect course at Nottingham Browse our courses: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugcourses We offer a variety of undergraduate courses in five faculty areas. Visit the links to…

From  Debs Storey on March 1st, 2016 0 likes 5,294 plays 0  

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…

From  Debs Storey on February 5th, 2016 0 likes 202 plays 0  

Emmanuel Tommy - MBA CSR Student

MBA student Emmanuel Tommy shares his experience of studying for the MBA in Corporate Social Responsibility at Nottingham University Business School.

From  Victoria Wrigley on January 12th, 2016 0 likes 101 plays 0  

Alison McNab at 2nd December 2015 Teaching and Learning Seminar: Connecting with the Professions

Alison McNab at 2nd December 2015 Teaching and Learning Seminar: Connecting with the Professions

From  Helen Whitehead on December 16th, 2015 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Paul Greatrix at 2nd December 2015 Teaching and Learning Seminar: Connecting with the Professions

Paul Greatrix at 2nd December 2015 Teaching and Learning Seminar: Connecting with the Professions

From  Helen Whitehead on December 3rd, 2015 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Why Study the Hebrew Bible and Anthropology with Carly Crouch

Dr Carly Crouch seeks to demonstrate how the methods of the anthropologist can help us understand complex passages in the Hebrew Bible. She takes the Book of Deuteronomy as a test case and looks at…

From  Simon Barnett on October 26th, 2015 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Objects of Belief: A Map of Salvation

Dr Frances Knight describes a ‘map of salvation’ produced by the founder of the Salvation Army in 1890 that encapsulates his religious vision.

From  Simon Barnett on June 4th, 2015 0 likes 8 plays 0  

International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility

In this video Dr Wendy Chapple introduces the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR) and the courses on offer. For more information…

From  lizljb on June 2nd, 2015 0 likes 218 plays 0  

7. Panel on ‘citizen science’ and new social media, Jarvis, Lancastle, McLain, Pearce (Circling the Square I)

The below video features contributions from Dr Warren Pearce (Research Fellow, University of Nottingham), Neil Lancastle (Neil Lancastle, University of Leicester and ‘Rethinking…

From  Andrew Gibson on April 15th, 2015 0 likes 7 plays 0  

M12101 Social and Global Justice

M12101 Social and Global Justice with David Stevens

From  John Pollock on March 31st, 2015 0 likes 736 plays 0  

Do you think differently? Our social consicence

Do you think differently? Find out about the social elements of CSR and how The University of Nottingham's International Centre for CSR can help you to think differently about sustainability.…

From  lizljb on March 13th, 2015 0 likes 15 plays 0  

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,…

From  Debs Storey on March 5th, 2015 0 likes 135 plays 0  

Ben Mathers_MA Research Methods

In this interview Ben tells us about his experience in doing the MA in Social Research Methods. He explains how the master was essential for him in order to be prepared for doing a PhD.

From  mcztlg on January 27th, 2015 0 likes 34 plays 0  

Zhanar Gabdullina, MA Public Policy

Zhanar tells us about her experience in doing the MA in Public Policy. She also talks about her experience as an international student. She highlights how extremely supportive the lecturers were…

From  mcztlg on January 27th, 2015 0 likes 430 plays 0  

Nicole Ocansey, BA Sociology

In this interview Nicole talks about her decision to study a BA in Sociology. She tells us how she had enjoyed the experience so far. She also talks about her role as the President of the Sociology…

From  mcztlg on January 27th, 2015 0 likes 483 plays 0  

Eleanor Hanlon, BA Criminology & Social Policy

In this interview Eleanor talks about her decision of doing the new BA in Criminology & Social Policy. She tells us how happy she was when she found out that the School was offering this new…

From  mcztlg on January 27th, 2015 0 likes 486 plays 0  

A to Z of Sociology: Evaluation

Professor Bruce Stafford, Head of School and Professor of Public Policy, talks about evaluation in the latest of our A-Z video series.

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A to Z of Sociology: Social Security

Professor Bruce Stafford, Head of School and Professor of Public Policy, talks about social security in the latest of our school A-Z videos.

From  mcztlg on January 27th, 2015 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Why Study the impact of Heresy with Claire Taylor

Dr Claire Taylor of the Dept of History, one of the scholars belonging to that department’s Heresy Network, introduces the notion of heresy, heretics and dissent as a phenomenon that historians…

From  Simon Barnett on January 13th, 2015 0 likes 27 plays 0  

Wenwen Xie, SKKU Summer School (Chinese)

Wenwen Xie, a year 3 International Business Economics student, talks in Chinese about her experience as an exchange student at Sungkyunkwan University (skku) and how the international teaching and…

From  Digital Communications on November 10th, 2014 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Ruiqi Liu, SKKU Summer School (Chinese)

Kiki Liu, a year 4 International Studies student, talks about her experience as an exchange student at Sungkyunkwan University (skku) in Chinese.

From  Digital Communications on November 10th, 2014 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Fushuang, SKKU Summer School (Chinese)

Fu Shuang, a year 4 International Business Economics student, talks in Chinese about her experience as an exchange student at Sungkyunkwan University (skku) and how international office helped her…

From  Digital Communications on November 10th, 2014 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Kiki Liu, International Studies, SKKU (English)

Kiki Liu, a year 4 International Studies student, talks about her experience as an exchange student at Sungkyunkwan University (skku).

From  Digital Communications on November 10th, 2014 0 likes 43 plays 0  

Xie Wenwen, International Business Economics, SKKU (English)

Wenwen Xie, a year 3 International Business Economics student, talks about her experience as an exchange student at Sungkyunkwan University (skku) and how the international teaching and leaning…

From  Digital Communications on November 10th, 2014 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Fu Shuang, International Business Economics, SKKU (English)

Fu Shuang, a year 4 International Business Economics student, talks about her experience as an exchange student at Sungkyunkwan University (skku) and how international office helped her deal with…

From  Digital Communications on November 10th, 2014 0 likes 9 plays 0  

A to Z of Sociology: Community Engagement Module

Current student Khristina Kazerani talks about her experiences of taking the Community Engagement Module.

From  mcztlg on November 6th, 2014 0 likes 68 plays 0  

A to Z of Sociology: Forced Marriage

Rachael Clawson, from the Central for Social Work in the School of Sociology and Social Policy, talks about forced marriage.

From  mcztlg on November 6th, 2014 0 likes 27 plays 0  

A to Z of Sociology: Public Policy

Dr Barbara Allen, Lecturer in public policy talks about Public Policy and the study of public policy in our A-Z of the School of Sociology and Social Policy series.

From  mcztlg on November 6th, 2014 0 likes 43 plays 0  

Lamarah Steele - International Exchange from UK to China, Political Science

Lamarah Steele, Political Science undergraduate student from Brunel University, UK, talks about her experience on the International Exchange Programme with The University of Nottingham Ningbo China.

From  brznc3 on October 15th, 2014 0 likes 44 plays 0  

A to Z of Sociology: The Media

Dr Nick Stevenson talks about the media.

From  mcztlg on October 9th, 2014 0 likes 72 plays 0  

A to Z of Sociology: Climate Change

Dr Warren Pearce, Research Fellow, talks about climate change.

From  mcztlg on October 9th, 2014 0 likes 16 plays 0  

A to Z of Sociology: Celebrity

Dr Nick Stevenson talks about celebrity.

From  mcztlg on October 9th, 2014 0 likes 21 plays 0  

A to Z of Sociology: Social Order

Professor Ian Shaw talks about social order.

From  mcztlg on October 9th, 2014 0 likes 53 plays 0  

A to Z of Sociology: The Commons

Dr Nick Stevenson, Reader in Sociology, talks about 'The Commons' - or things that we share.

From  mcztlg on October 9th, 2014 0 likes 23 plays 0  

Welcome second year students to UNNC

Dean of Social Sciences at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Prof Stephen Morgan, welcomes second year students from the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Nottingham…

From  Hua Geddes on September 26th, 2014 0 likes 93 plays 0  

PhD Programme

Student Gareth Shaw shares his experience of studying for a PhD at the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, The University of Nottingham.

From  Hua Geddes on September 26th, 2014 0 likes 99 plays 0  

MSci Contemporary Chinese Studies

Student John Bryne-Nash shares his experience of studying the MSci Contemporary Chinese Studies at the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, The University of Nottingham

From  Hua Geddes on September 26th, 2014 0 likes 146 plays 0  

Module - "EU-China: trade, aid and public diplomacy in the 21st century"

Module Convenor Dr Andreas Fulda, talks about the module ‘EU-China: trade, aid and public diplomacy in the 21st century’, which is a new module being offered in 2013/2014 at the School…

From  Hua Geddes on September 19th, 2014 0 likes 89 plays 0  

Andrew Ling, MA Social Work

Andrew talks about his experience studying MA Social Work at The University of Nottingham

From  Digital Communications on May 23rd, 2014 0 likes 65 plays 0  

Using the Heart and Head in Social Work: Olive Stevenson’s Legacy for Today and Tomorrow (Olive Stevenson Memorial Lecture - Part 2)

The first Olive Stevenson memorial lecture, celebrating her life and legacy, was held on Wednesday 12 February 2014. The Memorial Lecture, "Using the Heart and the Head in Social Work: Olvie…

From  mcztlg on May 22nd, 2014 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Olive Stevenson Memorial Lecture - Part 1

The first Olive Stevenson memorial lecture, celebrating her life and legacy, was held on Wednesday 12 February 2014. Harry Ferguson, Marian Charles, Phyllida Parsloe* and Deborah Kitson share their…

From  mcztlg on May 22nd, 2014 0 likes 7 plays 0  

A to Z of Sociology: Nationalism

Dr Christian Karner, Associate Professor of Sociology, talks about nationalism, and the links between globalisation and neo-nationalism which have recently emerged.

From  mcztlg on March 31st, 2014 0 likes 74 plays 0  

A to Z of Sociology: Ethnicity

Dr Christian Karner, Associate Professor of Sociology, talks about the standard sociological definition of ethnicity and the four key questions which arise from that definition.

From  mcztlg on March 26th, 2014 0 likes 48 plays 0  

IDEA - What is good dementia care in hospital?

Rowan Harwood, Professor of Geriatric Medicine, discusses the ways in which hospitals can provide good care for people with dementia.

From  Digital Communications on March 19th, 2014 0 likes 43 plays 0  

IDEA - What is IDEA?

An explanation of the IDEA (Improving Dementia Education and Awareness) website and how the site can enable improvement in the quality of dementia care. Find out more at the website:…

From  Digital Communications on March 19th, 2014 0 likes 66 plays 0  

IDEA - What is good dementia care?

Emma Hutton, occupational therapist, explains the key aspects of person centred care.

From  Digital Communications on March 19th, 2014 0 likes 93 plays 0  

IDEA - What is delirium?

Rowan Harwood, Professor of Geriatric Medicine, gives an overview of the symptoms of delirium.

From  Digital Communications on March 19th, 2014 0 likes 30 plays 0  

A to Z of Sociology: Family History

Dr Anne-Marie Kramer, Lecturer in the School of Sociology and Social Policy, talks about why she is interested in studying family history.

From  mcztlg on March 14th, 2014 0 likes 88 plays 0  

Prof. Saul Becker - Presentation – Young Carers & Young Adult Carers – Informal Family Care

Presentation – Young Carers & Young Adult Carers – Informal Family Care

From  mcztlg on February 27th, 2014 0 likes 16 plays 0  

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.

From  Lindsay Brooke on February 24th, 2014 0 likes 236 plays 0  

Tips for University applicants and interviewees

In this video, Matt Harrison, Marketing and Recruitment Projects Manager at The University of Nottingham, gives his top tips for potential applicants and interviewees. Got any questions about…

From  Digital Communications on January 17th, 2014 0 likes 616 plays 0  

Weibo at The University of Nottingham (English)

Find out how The University of Nottingham is using Weibo, the Chinese version of Twitter, to connect and engage with our Chinese-speaking students and alumni. Chinese version of this video:…

From  Digital Communications on January 7th, 2014 0 likes 38 plays 0