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Providing a Blueprint for the Art of Essay Writing

Relished by some and dreaded by others, essay writing is a ubiquitous assessment method that has ceded ground to other forms of assessment in the digital age, but that remains a foundational pillar…

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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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Biosciences 360 facilities tour

Take a look around our Sutton Bonington Campus to see the range of facilities available to students studying in the School of Biosciences. www.nottingham.ac.uk/biosciences

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#a-zoftheology; C is for Codex

Prof. Tom O’Loughlin examines what is meant by the word ‘codex’ and how this was the characteristic book-form in early Christianity.Other entries in the A-Z of Theology playlist can…

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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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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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Academic Bookweek 2015 Booksprint

Video of the 3 day booksprint by School of English students, November 2015 Blogs, vlogs and advice for and by new and current students can be found…

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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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askatheologian; What are the Apocryphal Books?

Professor Tom O'Loughlin examines the various meanings of the word, 'apocrypha' in Christian discourse - and how it can never be used in a neutral sense.

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Communicating Nutrition Advantage Award

Two students talk about the Communicating Nutrition Advantage Award module they took. For more information visit: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers/students/advantageaward/index.aspx

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M13221 Identity, Territory and Political Conflict

M13221 Identity, Territory and Political Conflict with Simon Toubeau

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M13115 Ideas and Politics in Contemporary Britain

M13115 Ideas and Politics in Contemporary Britain with Andrew Denham

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AncientBiotics — a medieval remedy for modern day superbugs?

A one thousand year old Anglo-Saxon remedy for eye infections which originates from a manuscript in the British Library has been found to kill the modern-day superbug MRSA in an unusual research…

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M13213 Airpower and Modern Warfare

M13213 Airpower and Modern Warfare with Bettina Renz

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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…

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M13018 Transatlantic Security Relations

M13018 Transatlantic Security Relations with Wyn Rees

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M12005 Global Security

M12005 Global Security with Wyn Rees

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M13215 Governing Britain's Cities

M13215 Governing Britain's Cities with Vivien Lowndes

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M13045 British Public Policy

M13045 British Public Policy with Andrew Denham

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M12031 British Party Politics

M12031 British Party Politics with Mark Stuart

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Why Study Theology with William Kay

Professor William Kay, one of the world’s leading Pentecostal theologians, gives his vision of the importance of theology. It is concerned with ‘thinking logically about God’ and…

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Sacred Calendars; Muharam

Dr Musharraf Hussain, the Chief Imam in the Karimia Institute in Nottingham, describes the significance of the first month of the Islamic Year: Muharam. During it Moslems remember the migration of…

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The Christian Spinoza with Dominic Erdozain

Dr Dominic Erdozain argues that when one studies the words of Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677) in the context of the religious life of seventeenth century Amsterdam and the people with whom he was in…

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Why Study the Sunni and the Shi'a with Harith bin Ramli

Dr Harith bin Ramli explains the origins of the two main branches of Islam and how they have different views of the nature of Islam. Dr bin Ramli points out that while today, many think of these…

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PhD student Muniirah Mbabazi is studying nutrition policy in developing countries

Muniirah Mbabazi, from Uganda, is researching nutrition policy in Uganda for her PhD. In the past she has also carried out research into sustainable diets, including edible insects.

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Getting the best out of food bank parcels

Dietitians Week 9 - 13 June 2014 - here's some advice from dietitians in The University of Nottingham's School of Biosciences on getting the best out of food parcels.

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Fruit and veg - 5 a day advice

Dietitians Week 9 - 13 June 2014 - Iga Kasperek, a Masters in Nutrition student at The University of Nottingham, was President and is now Vice-President of the University’s Nutrition and…

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‘Dietitians Week’: Where are all the male dietitians?

A lecturer in dietetics at The University of Nottingham has helped to start a campaign to encourage more men to consider taking up careers in the field of nutrition. As part of Dietitians Week,…

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UNNC 10 Years On: Ambassador's address at the British Embassy Residence in Beijing

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC), the first Sino-foreign university to open in China, marked its 10th anniversary on Thursday 17 April with a reception at the British Embassy…

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SB Cakeoff: The Movie

March 2014 saw the return of the hugely popular Sutton Bonington Science Cake Competition for Sport Relief. The competition raised £610. This year's committee consisted of academic…

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British Museum Vikings exhibition helps researchers translate Norse heritage

The first major exhibition on Vikings at the British Museum for over 30 years which opened on 6 March in London highlights a new research project by Viking experts at The University of Nottingham. …

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Baby knows best when it comes to weaning.

A study by psychologists at The University of Nottingham has shown that babies who are weaned using solid finger food are more likely to develop healthier food preferences and are less likely to…

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Why Study Biblical Studies with Peter Watts

Dr Peter Watts explores the range of approaches to the Bible that are encompassed in the term ‘biblical studies.’ He brings out that while the study of the Bible exists as part of…

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English with Creative Writing

Students taking English with creative writing discuss their course and their work on The Letters Page with Jon McGregor, writer in Residence at Nottingham. For more details about the English with…

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Abi Manohoran - Nutrition

Undergraduate student, Abi Manohoran, talks about her experiences studying nutrition at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

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Lowry revisited

As the 2013 Lowry exhibition closes in London, we take a look back to the success of our own Lowry exhibition, which opened its doors to the public two years ago on 16 November. Held in the…

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£23m masterpiece in the care of Nottingham alumna

University of Nottingham Art History graduate is putting her knowledge into practice -- looking after a £23m masterpiece. As an Assistant Curator at Tate Britain, Amy Concannon was part of the…

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Emily Cooper - BA Creative and Professional Writing

Emily tells us what she has enjoyed about her course.

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Clinical translational research

Case study - investigating arthritis pain.

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Global Food Security and Efficient Plants

How are scientists working to double global food production by 2050? The University of Nottingham is producing world-class research into producing nutrition-efficient plants, as part of a wider look…

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