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UoN The Hidden Half: Grapevine

Grapevine (Vitis) from the plant family Vitaceae is a flowing vine plant with 79 different species and is an economically important source of grapes, both for the consumption of the fruit itself and…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Wild Pea

Pisum sativum is more commonly known as the pea plant. These plants are well known for growing peas in pods which are the plant’s fruit. This is an important crop now grown in many parts of the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Ageotropum Pea

Pisum sativum is more commonly known as the pea plant. These plants are well known for growing peas in pods which are the plant’s fruit. This is an important crop now grown in many parts of the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Spinach

Spinach, Spinacia oleracea, is a flower that is best known for its edible leaves. It is thought the plant originated in Iran and then moved across the world until finally reaching the UK in the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Alpine Strawberry

Wild alpine strawberry, Fragaria vesca, is one of 20 different strawberry species. The most common strawberry found in the supermarket is a cross between two species, fragaria and ananassa, and…

From  Brian Atkinson A year ago 0 likes 66 views 0  

UoN The Hidden Half: Rocket

Rocket, Eruca sativa, is also known as arugula in America. This edible plant is in the Brassicaceae family which includes many well-known plants such as broccoli and kale. It has been part of our…

From  Brian Atkinson A year ago 0 likes 32 views 0  

UoN The Hidden Half: Asparagus

Asparagus, Asparagus officinalis, is a well-known spring vegetable enjoyed since ancient times. A recipe including asparagus is included in one of the first known recipe books written by the romans…

From  Brian Atkinson A year ago 0 likes 114 views 0  

From animal science degree to project management

Sarah Johns, Project Manager and animal sciences alumna talks about what her roles in project management within the science sector. She explains the relevance of her degree to project management and…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Freesia

This X-ray CT scanned Freesia is from the species Fressia alba which is native to the cape of South Africa. Freesias are known for their funnel shaped flowers and are part of the Iris family. The…

From  Brian Atkinson A year ago 0 likes 88 views 0  

UoN The Hidden Half: Calico Hearts(Adromischus maculatus)

Adromischis maculatus is commonly known as Calico Hearts or Chocolate drops due to their spotted leaves. These plants are known as succulents as the leaves are thickened and fleshy in order to retain…

From  Brian Atkinson A year ago 0 likes 87 views 0  

UoN The Hidden Half: Tomato

Tomato, Solanum lycopersicum, is a member of the nightshade family of plants which is well known for being poisonous. Luckily for all tomato lovers the fruit does not contain any poison. Tomato…

From  Brian Atkinson A year ago 0 likes 104 views 0  

UoN The Hidden Half: Sugar Beet

Sugar beet, Beta vulgaris, grows a root that contains a high percentage of sucrose and therefore is used to produce sugar. The first factory devoted to producing sugar for these beet plants was…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Pea (Kelvedon Wonder)

Pisum sativum is more commonly known as the pea plant. These plants are well known for growing peas in pods which are the plants fruit. This is an important crop now grown in many parts of the…

From  Brian Atkinson A year ago 0 likes 69 views 0  

UoN The Hidden Half: Norway Spruce

Picea abies, Norway spruce, is a coniferous pine tree best known as a Christmas tree! Every Christmas Norway provides London with a Norway Spruce for Trafalgar Square. This tree is native to most…

From  Brian Atkinson A year ago 0 likes 286 views 0  

UoN The Hidden Half: Maize

Maize (Zea mays), also known as corn, is one of the most widely grown and widely eaten crops. It is a grass that forms large ears full of kernels, which are sweet corn when eaten in the un-ripe form…

From  Brian Atkinson A year ago 0 likes 209 views 0  

UoN The Hidden Half: Date Palm (Lulu) - Growth over time

Phoenix dactylifera, commonly known as date palm, is well known for its sweet fruit. This flowering plant is in the palm family Arecaceae. Date palm trees grow 20m tall and have large leaves that can…

From  Brian Atkinson A year ago 0 likes 205 views 0  

UoN The Hidden Half: Congo Grass (Brachiaria ruziziensis)

Brachiaria ruziziensis, known as congo grass, is a tropical grass. In the tropics it is one of the most common feeds for livestock. The grass is native to Rwanda and Eastern Congo but can now be…

From  Brian Atkinson A year ago 0 likes 119 views 0  

UoN The Hidden Half: Bean (Tio canela)

This Tepary bean, Phaseolus acutifolius, is native to Mexico and can grow in extremely dry conditions. Bean and pea plants both belong to the same family of plants and are grown all over the world…

From  Brian Atkinson A year ago 0 likes 83 views 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 A year ago 0 likes 24 views 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 A year ago 0 likes 52 views 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 A year ago 0 likes 79 views 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 A year ago 0 likes 12 views 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 A year ago 0 likes 126 views 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 A year ago 0 likes 148 views 0  

Using OneDrive to store and share your files

OneDrive allows you to quickly and easily store your files online. Find out more in this video. https://nottingham.ac.uk/go/office365

From  Tom Travis A year ago 1 likes 421 views 0  

Introducing Office 365

Office 365 contains lots of useful features, from storing files on OneDrive to working collaboratively on documents. This video gives an overview of everything it has to offer.…

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Collaborating on group projects with Office 365

Office 365 is really useful for working together on group projects. Find out more in this video. https://nottingham.ac.uk/go/office365

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Nottingham Consultancy Challenge - working on a research project for Romax Technology

Carlos Bianco, Head of Commercial Operations, talks about the research project that he set our students as part of the Nottingham Consultancy Challenge. He explains what they are going to do with the…

From  Jackie Thompson A year ago 0 likes 38 views 0  

Nottingham Consultancy Challenge - solving a problem for a local community centre

Timi Soyombo, a third-year industrial economics student, talks about the two problems that they solved for The Vine Community Centre - firstly, a lack of volunteers and secondly to increase their…

From  Jackie Thompson 2 Years ago 0 likes 485 views 0  

Nottingham Consultancy Challenge - two students share their experience

Loren Querickiol and Deepak Assudani talk about their group project to solve a real-life business project for Romax Technology, a local small to medium-sized business. The Challenge gave them the…

From  Jackie Thompson 2 Years ago 0 likes 524 views 0  

How The Vine Community Centre benefited from our student consultants

Cheryl Hemmings, Centre Manager and Rupert Aikman, Board Director talk about how a group of multi-disciplinary students helped to raise the profile of The Vine and encourage more people to volunteer.…

From  Jackie Thompson 2 Years ago 0 likes 47 views 0  

Project Tshela (live build project)

Project Tshela is the sixth instalment in the University’s live build initiative which gives second-year Architecture students the opportunity to design and build a nursery in South Africa.…

From  Debs Storey 2 Years ago 0 likes 52 views 0  

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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How would you like to be buried – at Stonehenge?

The answer to this question will help with the exploration of burial sites around Stonehenge as part of the €8m Stonehenge Hidden Landscape project. It is hoped twenty first century…

From  Lindsay Brooke 4 Years ago 0 likes 157 views 0  

Breathing new life into the yoga experience

A unique new architectural environment for people who practice yoga and meditation is planning to take this ancient discipline into the digital era. ‘ExoBuilding’ is a piece of…

From  Emma Rayner 5 Years ago 0 likes 405 views 0  

Wendy Freer's pressentation

Wendy Freer's presentation at the end-of-project event. This relates to the Trade and Transport on the Trent research project, part of the Connected Communities group.

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Les Reid presentation

Les Reid's presentation at the end-of-project event. This relates to the Trade and Transport on the Trent research project, part of the Connected Communities group.

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Hywel Maslen presentation

Hywel Maslen's presentation at the end-of-project event. This relates to the Trade and Transport on the Trent research project, part of the Connected Communities group.

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Gladstone election songs

Gladstone election songs. Part of the W.E.Gladstone The 'Grand Old Man' of Nottinghamshire research project that involves academics within the Department of History.

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New piano keeps Derby in tune

The University of Nottingham at Derby Choir society benefited from Cascade funding for a new piano. In this video, students involved in the choir explain why the piano is such an important part of…

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Windows on War

A short film on the Windows on War project. Listen to project participants and how they built the online exhibition. For more information visit: http://windowsonwar.nottingham.ac.uk/

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Horizon - Shaping the Future through Ubiquitous Technology

The Horizon project looks to the future, exploring the line between privacy and security through data collection and appropriate usage of personal information. Find out more about the Horizon…

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Dr George Rice - Manager, Technology Demonstrator

George talks about the results of research at the University of Nottingham. Video by Debs Storey http://www.linkedin.com/in/debsstorey

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