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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.

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Student vloggers visit Christmas at Wollaton 🎄 | University of Nottingham

Student vlogger Zoe takes us inside Christmas at Wollaton! THE EXPERIENCE This Christmas, as twilight descends, Wollaton Hall turns into an enchanting world of light and music.A brand new trail for…

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Vlog: A day in the life of a Neuroscience student

Join Keya as she takes us on a trip around the university campus and gives us an insight into her life as a Neuroscience student. Follow Keya's YT channel here:…

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Vlog: Adjusting to life away from home

Nila shares her tips about how to cope with life away from home when you’ve just moved to university. Support and Wellbeing Service: https://bit.ly/2XJC37D

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Vlog: Learning to become independent at uni

Aymara shares her tips about managing your independence at uni and how to effectively manage your time, workload, social life and finances as a student. Check out Aymara's…

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My Favourite Module: Communicating the Past

Professor Helen Lovatt discusses her favourite module - second year 'Communicating the Past' where students create projects on a subject of their choice. Helen also gives an example of one…

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Welcome to your home from home.

Home isn’t a place – it’s the feeling that you’re free to be whoever you want to be. And you’ve just found it. We can’t wait to welcome you to the University of…

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Archaeology Labs Tour 2021

Final Year student Rachel Rolph takes us on a tour of the Archaeology Labs and explains what happens in the Bones, Materials and Teaching Labs with the aid of a few friendly lecturers.

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Anastasia and Vicky

Nottingham alumni Anastasia and Vicky from Greece talk about their experiences studying at the University of Nottingham

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Vlog: Societies at the University of Nottingham

There are loads of societies to get involved with at university. From skydiving to knitting and Quidditch to cake, there's something for everyone. Ella talks about how to get involved with…

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Vlog: My first term at uni during a global pandemic

Megan reflects on her first term at the University of Nottingham and shares her experience of starting university during a global pandemic.

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VLOG: Library Crawl #StudyAnywhere

Vet student Charli decided to go on a 'library crawl' to find the variety of study spaces around our different UK campuses. Study with Charli in this 'week in the life' vlog! 😀 …

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Vlog: Day in the life at uni during lockdown

Megan shares a typical day in the life as a student at the University of Nottingham during lockdown. Check out Megan's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzQV4kEpNAfoJamAXah4rjQ

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Vlog: A day in the life at THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM

Sophie shows what an average day is like for a second year Philosophy student at the University of Nottingham. Sophie's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5yVk7Sw4KXrsisGxvwmfig

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Extraordinary is what you make it #WeAreUoN 💙

This isn’t the start to the academic year that any of us were expecting, but at the University of Nottingham, we’re used to dealing with the unexpected. Extraordinary is what you make it.…

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Vlog: Productive study with me during lockdown

Lucy shows what it's like to study online during lockdown as she studies her lectures, seminars and workshops from home. Check out Lucy's…

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What to expect as a student nurse at the University of Nottingham

Second year student Rebecca talks about her experience as a student nurse at the University of Nottingham, including useful tips on what our new students can expect!

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Moving back home after living away at University - Tips and advice

Emily's tips and advice for living back at home with family after being away at University. Things might be a lot different since you left and you won't be used to the surroundings or…

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University Park Campus tour | University of Nottingham

Take a tour of our stunning University Park Campus and hear why our students love living and studying here. Home to acres of green parkland, historic buildings and an iconic boating lake, University…

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The power of music in health and social care

Following the success of its first Power of Music in Health and Social Care Conference in October 2018, the University of Nottingham is delighted to announce its second conference in November 2019.…

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VLOG: University Jargon You Need To Know | #UoNFreshers

3rd year English student Emily talks about those essential acronyms and terms you'll need to be aware of as a new student coming to university. #UoNFreshers https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/welcome…

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Vlog: BRITISH things you'll come to love as an INTERNATIONAL STUDENT 😍

Joey chats about some British quirks that she's come to love while studying at the University of Nottingham as an international student.

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Biology | Study abroad and travel in Malaysia

Stephanie's highlights from her field trip to Tioman Island, as part of her year in Malaysia on our Biology BSc. About this course.

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University of Nottingham Knowledge Exchange and Impact Awards 2018

The discovery of new bacteria-resistant plastics to reduce the incidence of hospital acquired-infections, one of the UK's most significant heritage regeneration projects, a one-in-a-million…

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Charles from Nigeria discusses life at Nottingham

Charles Adedugba, a Chevening Scholar from Nigeria, discusses life in the UK and studying at the University of Nottingham.

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Ha from Vietnam discusses life at Nottingham

Khanh Ha Fan, a Chevening Scholar from Vietnam, discusses life in the UK and studying at the University of Nottingham.

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Stranger Things at the University of Nottingham

We've found ourselves in the upside down here at UoN - Happy Halloween 🎃 Are there any 'Stranger Things' about UoN that you've come across? Let us know in the comments!

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Vlog: A week in the life at NOTTINGHAM UNI

Ali shares a week in her life at the University of Nottingham. Check out Ali's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVeAFCl1LROdRvjzf_V09jg

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Vlog: Adjusting to life in a city

Moving from a smaller town or village to a big city like Nottingham? Ali shows some of the differences you might expect. Check out Ali's channel:…

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#UoNFreshers - Our Campuses

Welcome to Nottingham! We're looking forward to showing you around our beautiful campuses. Here's a preview of what you can expect to find.

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Studying a PhD at the School of Medicine

Our PhD students talk about what it's like to study at the School of Medicine and Nottingham. They also share their top tips for PhD applications and making the most of your PhD studies at the…

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Why Study Wagner and Jesus of Nazareth

Prof. Richard Bell looks at a work of Richard Wagner (1813-83) that never reached the operatic stage. In the late 1840s, Wagner was planning an opera on the life of Jesus but, while still far…

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Why Study Another Finitude

Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) made the theme of finitude, human finitude, central to his philosophy: humans have ‘being towards death.’ In this video Prof. Agata Bielik-Robson challenges…

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Uni Park Campus - Cavendish Hall (catered accommodation)

Undergraduate student Emily gives us a tour of her catered accommodation, Cavendish Hall on University Park Campus. Watch more hall tours here: https://goo.gl/qUdg8kFind out more about accommodation…

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April Fool - #Cattic

Earlier today announced a new space in Hallward Library on University Park Campus where students can study with cats... 🐈 It was an April Fool - tell us in the comments if you believed us. 🙈

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The #Cattic - Coming Soon to Hallward Library

We're purrleased to announce a new space in Hallward Library on University Park Campus where students can study with cats: the #Cattic 🐈 Read more about it here:

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When you give, you give hope, joy and belief

Thank you for giving special moments. You make incredible things happen and push the boundaries of what is possible.

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Vlog: Halloween in Nottingham

Humeara investigated the spooky sights of Old Market Square for Halloween. Humeara's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaDN4YrUnT-Y6R_Wb1X0jlg/videos

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Vlog: BONFIRE NIGHT

See how Humeara celebrated bonfire night at the Forest Recreation Ground firework display. Humeara's channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaDN4YrUnT-Y6R_Wb1X0jlg/videos

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Zoology | parasitology, work placements and societies

Cyan explains her third-year research project and talks about the opportunities available to zoology students.

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Neuroscience | advice, work experience and city life

Charlotte gives tips for new students and shares her experience of studying neuroscience at Nottingham.

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Genetics | advice, campus and celebrity snails!

Abigail tells us what she enjoys about studying genetics plus tips for applicants and new students.

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Vlog: Cool places to go in Nottingham city centre

3rd year Biology students Adreanna and Florence take us on a wine and dine tour of Nottingham city centre. If you're looking for the best places to hang out, grab some grub or enjoy a drink then…

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What our MSc Microbiology and Immunology students think of Nottingham

MSc Microbiology and Immunology students share their experiences of studying at Nottingham. Find out more:…

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Why study MSc Microbiology and Immunology?

Our MSc Microbiology and Immunology is a unique course that provides equal learning in the areas of microbiology and immunology. Four students share why they chose the course and what they’ve…

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Every time you give, you give moments like these

Each year, hundreds of children and their families are faced with the terrifying diagnosis of a brain tumour. We believe that these children deserve the best. Our aim is to give every child with a…

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Join our Superhero Walk

Grab your capes and join our 5km family friendly fancy-dress walk at University Park to help children battling brain tumours. Register yourself or a group and start your fundraising today! Date: 1…

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Energy for Life - tackling challenges faced by developing countries

Energy for Life will build on collaborations between the University of Nottingham and leading research institutions in Asia, Latin America and Africa to help overcome challenges faced by developing…

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Accommodation - What our students say...

We asked our students to give us an insight into what they love about accommodation at Nottingham. Visit http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/accommodation for more.

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Professor Todd Landman's blindfolded bike ride

On 17 June Todd Landman, Academic Magician and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Social Sciences, cycled around Highfields Park lake blindfolded. The stunt was part of 'Wonder', the…

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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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UoN Student Stories - Alastair

Second-year chemical with environmental engineering student Alastair talks about his time at Nottingham. Start your story... Find courses here: https://goo.gl/ZU5x2H

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Experience a day in the life of a student in 360

Join us on a 360 journey through a day in the life of a student at The University of Nottingham. Please note that the video contains flashing lights at the end. Come and see for yourself at an open…

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UoN Student Stories: Phoebe

Second-year Modern European Studies student Phoebe tells us about her Nottingham experience. Start your story... Find courses here: https://goo.gl/ZU5x2H

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Olivia's big day - summer Graduation 2016

Graduation is the culmination of your hard work and achievement at University. We followed a Pharmacy graduate on her big day to give you an insight into what it's like to graduate at The…

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Lonely ‘lefty’ seeks mate for love – and genetic study

Scientists at The University of Nottingham hoping to study the genetics of an ultra-rare garden snail are asking the public for its help in finding the lonely mollusc a mate. The…

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Vlog - Favourite places in Nottingham

John takes us on a tour of some of his favourite places in Nottingham. Watch more of John's vlogs:https://www.youtube.com/user/JaMSessions92

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We Are International

Students and academics from across the world talk about their experiences of studying and working at universities in the UK. This film was created by the #WeAreInternational campaign © 2016.…

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Feline life drawing at the Kitty Cafe

As part of a series of events linked to the exhibition at Nottingham Castle, Leonardo Da Vinci: Ten Drawings from the Royal Collection, People gathered at Nottingham's 'Kitty Cafe' to…

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Vlog: Favourite places in Nottingham

John takes us on a tour of some of his favourite places in Nottingham. Watch more of John's vlogs:https://www.youtube.com/user/JaMSessions92

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Why Study Simone Weil with Philip Goodchild

Prof. Philip Goodchild introduces the thought of Simone Weil (1909-1943) who has been described as a philosopher, a religious thinker, a mystic, and linked with any number of philosophers from Plato…

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Nottingham researchers show novel technique that can 'taste' DNA

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to selectively sequence fragments of DNA in real time, greatly reducing the time needed to analyse…

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Why Study Transcendentals with Conor Cunningham

Conor Cunningham looks at the intimate connection between Goodness, Truth, and Beauty as these are studied by theologians. Together these are known as the transcendentals because they are…

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Why Study Phenomenology with Conor Cunningham

Conor Cunningham introduces one of the great movements in twentieth-century philosophy – phenomenology – which is playing an ever more significant role in theology today. He dos this by…

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Why Study Phenomenology and The Turn to Religion

Conor Cunningham introduces the work of the French philosopher Michel Henry (1922-2002) and the contribution that he made to theology. Henry’s work, he argues, can be seen as an attempt to draw…

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Why Study Life Before Death with Conor Cunningham

Conor Cunningham introduces the issue of theism as confronting ‘deep’ materialism and nihilism. The question that theologians must address is not the traditional ‘is there life…

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Theologians in Conversation; Love, Death and Existence

Philip Goodchild, the Professor of Religion and Philosophy, notes that in both our ordinary thinking, and in formal philosophical reflection, that love, death, and existence are connected. He…

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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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Vlog: Exploring Ningbo, China

Take a tour of Ningbo with Danny as he explores the city during his semester studying in China! See more from Danny https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRXQxE0OM9gs8-bA6rCzTpA/videos

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Sue's story - #BreastCancerAndMe Life Cycle 6

Meet Sue - one of the women at the heart of our Life Cycle 6 #BreastCancerAndMe campaign. In this powerful and moving interview Sue talks about fear, family and life changing experiences. Show your…

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Lisa's story - #BreastCancerAndMe Life Cycle 6

Meet Lisa - one of the women at the heart of our Life Cycle 6 #BreastCancerAndMe campaign. In this powerful and moving interview Lisa talks about positivity, anxiety and the road to recovery. Show…

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Caroline's story - #BreastCancerAndMe Life Cycle 6

Meet Caroline - one of the women at the heart of our Life Cycle 6 #BreastCancerAndMe campaign. In this powerful and moving interview Caroline talks about her children, friendship and enjoying the…

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Meet our cancer researchers - #BreastCancerAndMe Life Cycle 6

Take a look behind the scenes at the work of our world-leading cancer research teams. Based at hospitals in both Nottingham and Derby, our researchers include practicing clinicians working to treat…

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Vlog: Day in the Life - Business School

Virginia shows you what a day in the life of the Business School is like. See more from Virginia https://www.youtube.com/user/VirgiMcF...

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Snail shells offer clue in common origins of body asymmetry

An international team of researchers has discovered a gene in snails that determines whether their shells twist clockwise or anti-clockwise – and could offer clues to how the same gene affects…

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Fruit gardens enhance mammal diversity and biomass in Southeast Asian rainforest

Traditional fruit gardens planted by indigenous communities in the Malaysian rainforest increase the diversity of the animals who make it their home. The study, led by researchers at The University…

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Vlog: Bonfire Night

Danny went along to the bonfire at Forest Recreation Ground. This is what happened! See more from Danny here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRXQxE0OM9gs8-bA6rCzTpA/videos

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Vlog: Goose Fair

Michelle vlogs about the fun she had at the Nottingham Goose Fair. See more from Michelle here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzj8z58N9TWxv3QCj7XWtTA

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Vlog: University Park tour

Our campuses are big and beautiful - take a whistle stop tour of the essential places to go on Uni Park with our vlogger Tom. See more of Tom's videos https://www.youtube.com/user/tomwkli

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UNNC orchestra plays its first-ever headline concert

After four years of preparation, The University of Nottingham Ningbo China’s (UNNC) student orchestra is tuning up to play its first-ever headline concert. Leaders of the 30-piece orchestra…

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International Mother Language Day 2015

The University of Nottingham International Mother Language Day celebration featured crafts, costume, food, games, music and dance performances celebrating the many cultures of the world – and…

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Geography field trip to Varese Ligure 2014

Follow the journey of a group of students as they explore and conduct research in Varese Ligure, Italy. Videography and original edit by Geography graduate Myles Grover, music added by The University…

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A Day in the Life

Get a glimpse of a typical day at The University of Nottingham with Geography student Izzy Cross. To watch more Nottingham Experience videos visit…

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Life Cycle 5 - gearing up to beat dementia

Help us raise £350,000 to use our Nobel prize-winning expertise in MRI scanning to conduct world-leading research into dementia. To read more and to sponsor a rider…

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Sailing spiders

In The University of Nottingham's Spider Lab Dr Sara Goodacre and Dr Morito Hayashi discuss the spider's ability to 'sail'.

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Chevening Scholars – Fan Qin from China

Fan Qin works as Protocol Officer at Chongqing Foreign Affairs Office in China. She studied Master of Public Administration (MPA) at The University of Nottingham in 2013-14, funded by Chevening…

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Chevening Scholars - Hadiza Santali Sa'eed from Nigeria

Hadiza Santali Sa'eed works for the National Judicial Institute in Nigeria and studied MA International Law, Security and Terrorism at The University of Nottingham in 2013-14, funded by…

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Chevening Scholars – Ira Paulo Pozon from the Philippines

Ira Paulo Pozon is Legal Counsel to the Vice President of the Republic of the Philippines. He studied LLM International Commercial Law at The University of Nottingham in 2013-14, funded by Chevening…

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Chevening Scholars – José Ramón Jaramillo from Mexico

José Ramón Jaramillo works in an investment bank in Mexico and studied MSc Economics and Financial Economics at The University of Nottingham in 2013-14, funded by Chevening…

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Nottingham City

Discover the City of Nottingham through the eyes of a student… Nottingham City Council’s student guide to Nottingham is now online at www.nottmstudents.com You’ll find all the…

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Chevening Scholarships at The University of Nottingham

Four of our international students studying under the UK government’s Chevening Scholarship scheme talk about the advantages of studying in the UK, the Chevening programme, and life at The…

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Bacteria resistant materials – £2m to get the ‘inside’ story

Scientists who discovered a group of new materials capable of repelling bacteria have each won a prestigious research award worth a combined £2m to find out why. Their bacteria resistant…

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Postgraduate Student Life

"You may feel like you've already had your university experience, but here at Nottingham we have something really unique and really special" To find out more about Postgraduate…

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Outsmarting the malaria parasite

In the malaria research labs at The University of Nottingham Dr Rita Tewari and her team are trying to identify the best drug and vaccine targets for malaria. Here she explains how.

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Want to know what it's like to have malaria?

Dr Rita Tewari heads up the malaria research labs at The University of Nottingham. She knows all to well what it's like to have the disease. She's had it seven times.

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Supporting Palliative and End of Life Care

Palliative and end of life care could ease the suffering and distress of 100 million patients and their relatives a year across the world. Yet only a small minority receive it. Will you help give all…

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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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