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Cascade - Nottingham Ambition Giving Day

Nottingham students have brilliant ideas to help communities at home and around the world. You can be the catalyst that makes their fledging projects a reality through our Cascade grants programme.…

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University of Nottingham Rainbow Crossings 🌈

New rainbow crossings celebrate our diverse community. The University of Nottingham unveiled three new rainbow ‘zebra’ crossings to demonstrate it's commitment to inclusivity and to…

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Why Study Online Churches with Tim Hutchings

Dr Tim Hutchings describes his research into the new phenomenon of on-line churches and, with Thomas O’Loughlin, discusses what this phenomenon means for the traditional understanding of…

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#UnisForNottingham | Universities for Nottingham

The University of Nottingham has launched a pioneering collaboration with Nottingham Trent University to help change the lives of local people for the better, as independent research reveals that…

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#UniversitiesForNottingham | What makes a place a place?

Georgina Wilding; University of Nottingham alumna, creative and professional writer and the first Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature Young Poet Laureate, performs her specially created spoken word…

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#UnisForNottingham | For patients

Malcolm Graham received a timely liver transplant, and a new lease of life after following a diagnosis pathway developed at the University of Nottingham. Liver disease is the fifth largest killer…

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#UnisForNottingham | For the next generation

Harry, aged 10, was introduced to Nottingham Trent Children’s University through his school, Worksop Priory C of E Academy. As part of the project, Harry has been encouraged to continue his…

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#UnisForNottingham | For the community

Ten year old Abdulhameed Elgareidi has been taking part in workshops designed to support children to build key life skills, deliver their own social action projects and make the transition from…

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#UnisForNottingham | For innovators

Anika Vassell set up Teen-Behaviour.Com Ltd with help from the University of Nottingham Ingenuity Lab. Teen-Behaviour.Com Ltd helps businesses improve the mental health, productivity and morale of…

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#UnisForNottingham | For creatives

Isobelle Farrar is still reaping the benefits of winning the Nottingham Young Creatives competition some years ago. Supported by both universities, the competition is a springboard for creative…

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#UnisForNottingham | For policymakers

The University of Nottingham has helped bring ideas, people and businesses together to test low energy housing and community energy solutions at Trent Basin. Trent Basin is a low energy housing…

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#UnisForNottingham | For businesses

Olivia Swift expanded her breastfeeding brand Lotus Maternity Ltd with help from both universities. After studying midwifery at the University of Nottingham, Olivia Swift wanted to support more…

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#UnisForNottingham | For the ambitious

Husna Gul is a degree apprentice at Nottingham Trent University - meaning she can study her degree in Civil Engineering while also working four days a week for a Nottingham engineering firm. Husna,…

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Wonder 2019

As the University's largest community engagement event, Wonder transformed University Park into a playground of learning and discovery on Saturday 15 June 2019. Attracting more than 5,000…

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#UoNFreshers - International students

Welcome to Nottingham! Here's a handy checklist to help you prepare for your journey to Nottingham and University life. Visit https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/welcome for more information.

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#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…

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Xerte Conference 2018

The Xerte Project provides a full suite of open source tools for elearning developers and content authors producing interactive learning materials. The 2018 conference was held at The University of…

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Your Community

Moving into the local community this year? Don't forget that you're going to be part of a diverse residential community. Find out how you can make a positive…

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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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Discover our world at our Malaysia Campus

Discover our world at our Malaysia Campus where the extraordinary happens every day.

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Discover our world at our Ningbo Campus

Discover our world at our Ningbo Campus where the extraordinary happens everyday. https://www.nottingham.edu.cn/15years

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SB Cake Off 2018

The 6th annual SB Cake Off took place today at our Sutton Bonington Campus. The event raises money for Vets in the Community and the Terrence Higgins Trust. 🍰

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Community Energy through Project SCENe – from research to reality

Find out how Project SCENe (Sustainable Community Energy Networks) looks to accelerate the adoption of community energy systems, a different way of generating and supplying heat and electricity to…

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What a Wonderful day!

Wonder, the University of Nottingham's annual open day took place on 17 June 2017. This video shows some of the highlights of the day. Discover more about Wonder…

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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…

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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…

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How do Reformation ideas affect Theology today? with Simeon Zahl

Despite the passing of 500 years, the ideas of the Reformation are still exerting their influence on theology today. So argues Dr Simeon Zahl in this video where he notes that while these ideas are…

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Wanted! Nature lovers to join the hunt for the killer flatworm

Community scientists at the University of Nottingham are calling for people all over the Midlands to help them hunt for an alien invader which is preying on the UK’s native population of…

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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.…

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Theologians in Conversation; How to renew the liturgy post Vatican II

Kevin McGinnell and Tom O’Loughlin discuss the challenge of creating an incarnational liturgy fifty years after the close of the Second Vatican Council.

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Why Study the act of Cremation with Kevin McGinnell

Dealing with the body of someone who has died – generically referred to as ‘disposal’ – is a crucial intersection of social custom, religious practices, human ritual,…

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Securing a low-carbon future

Nottingham's sustainable energy researchers on how new technologies and materials, systems and people can interact to secure a low-carbon future. More…

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Nottingham in Parliament Day

On 25 October 2016 over 100 organisations from across Nottinghamshire came together to celebrate the county's business, education, research, culture, sport and global connections. With over…

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Nottingham in Parliament Day

On 25 October 2016 over 100 organisations from across Nottinghamshire came together to celebrate the county's business, education, research, culture, sport and global connections. With over…

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Sacred Calendars; Sukkot with Rabbi Mendy Lent

All religions use time as a central element in the way they celebrate. They have a sacred year – a sequence of festivals arranged in an annual cycle. Here Rabbi Mendy Lent introduces one of the…

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Why Study St Augistine of Hippo with John Milbank

Augustine was born in Roman North Africa in 354 and died as Bishop of Hippo, also in North Africa, in 430. He was one of the most prolific Christian writers of all time and all western Christian…

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SB Fest 2016

The students of Sutton Bonington pulled it out of the bag for another SB Fest. Filled to the brim with food and drink from the local area plus music and fun activities for little ones too, SB Fest…

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Gamification Teaching & Learning Seminar: Ivan Lombardi 6 April 2016

Gamification and Ludology Teaching & Learning Seminar Ivan Lombardi 6 April 2016 E-learning community

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Susan Anderson (GEM) - Virtual Microscope, e-learning community November 2015

Susan Anderson (Graduate Entry Medicine) speak about the “virtual microscope” developed in 2009. It is currently used by approximately 1000 students around the University, giving access…

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Vets in the Community - how Nottingham vet students help the homeless and their pets

University of Nottingham vet students hold vet clinics twice a month at the offices of the Big Issue in Nottingham for the pets of the homeless and vulnerably housed. The 'Vets in the…

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Sacred Calendars; Lammas with Alison Milbank

Lammas – from ‘Loaf Mass’ – is the original harvest thanksgiving feast when the first loaf, baked from the newly harvested grain, was presented in the local church. Because it…

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Sacred Calendars; Plough Sunday with Alison Milbank

In a world where we think of work as being a Monday to Friday affair, where food comes from a shop, and where ‘work’ and ‘religion’ belong in separate compartments, a festival…

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Studying what you love is the key to career success

Two of our lovely 3rd year English students went out and about with a video camera to find out whether our students think it's important to study a subject you love. Video shot and edited by Tom…

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Community first responders

Meet the University of Nottingham students providing life saving support to the East Midlands Ambulance Service and local communities in Derby and Nottingham. This project has benefited from Cascade…

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Why Study Methodist Spirituality with David Monkton

Dr David Monkton gives an insight into the key elements of Methodist spirituality which he sees as a direct legacy of John Wesley (1703-1791) and concludes that there is no holiness that it not…

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The Stigma of Disadvantaged Communities

Dr Lisa McKenzie talks about her research focusing on the stigma of disadvantaged neighbourhoods. This two-year research project is set on the St Ann's council estate in Nottingham, a socially…

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