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PGRs- A warm welcome from Careers

Hello from the Careers team at UoN. Meet Kirstin Barnard and Lucie Whitfield, Senior Careers Advisers from the Careers and Employability Service, to find out how they can support you during your time…

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Congratulations Classes of 2020, 2021, 2022

Congratulations Classes of 2020, 2021, 2022 #universityofnottingham#Graduation #WeAreUoN #extraordinarynottingham #ClassOf2020 #ClassOf2021 #ClassOf2022About the University: The University of…

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Congratulations Class of 2022 | University of Nottingham

Congratulations to our Class of 2022! We've loved celebrating with you and we can't wait to see what you achieve in the world. We're so proud of you. ❤️🎓 #universityofnottingham …

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How PGRs can stand out at an interview - an employer's perspective

As a PGR recruiter, Steven Mulholland, VP of People at ONYX Insight, gives an insight into how PGRs can stand out during the interview process and advice on making the transition from academia to…

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Honorary Graduate 2022 - Vicky McClure - Dr of Letters

BAFTA Award winning actor Vicky McClure is best known for her roles as Detective Inspector Kate Fleming in the BBC series Line of Duty and Lol Jenkins in the film This Is England and its sequel…

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Engineering Industrial Placements support at the University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham supports students in finding and applying for engineering industrial placements. Students have found placements with companies such as Rolls-Royce, Jaguar Land Rover and…

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Engineering Careers support at the University of Nottingham

Do you need advice about interviews, writing applications, or just wondering what career choices are available for Engineering students? The University provides career support in helping students to…

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Masters students : Welcome to Careers

Jo Workman, Senior Careers Adviser, talks about how the Careers team can help you make the most of your time at Nottingham and decide on your next step.

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How I decided what to do after my PhD

Sarah Maddison studied a psychology PhD at the university and is now a technical consultant at Capgemini engineering. Sarah didn't know what she wanted to do when she graduated and she talks…

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Studying a PhD? Find out the skills that an employer from industry values

Sophie Goodwin, postgraduate researcher from UoN, is now an associate programmer and analyst at Capgemini. Sophie wanted to move into industry but wasn't quite sure in what role. Sophie talks…

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Moving from academia to industry

Professor Stephen Wang worked as an assistant professor in the School of Medicine at the University of Nottingham before moving to Johnson & Johnson as an associate director. He talks about his…

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Honorary Graduate 2022 - Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam - Dr of Laws

Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam, was bestowed the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, in recognition of his…

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Your Nottingham: Final year student reflections

We asked six final year students to reflect on their experiences at the University of Nottingham and imagine their visions for the future. Hear what they have to say.

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Dr Gaby Neher: the University of Nottingham's first female Esquire Bedell

Tuesday 10 May 2022 saw a historic first for the university, as Associate Professor Gabrielle Neher took up the enigmatic role of Esquire Bedell – the traditionally male mace holder at…

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Taster Lecture on Statistics with Lisa Mott

This is a recording of one of the Maths Taster Sessions that we are running for anyone who wants to see what a maths lecture at university is like. These sessions should be particularly useful for…

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Taster Lecture on Pure Mathematics with Joel Feinstein

This is a recording of one of the Maths Taster Sessions that we are running for anyone who wants to see what a maths lecture at university is like. These sessions should be particularly useful for…

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Taster Lecture on Problem Solving with Tom Wicks

This is a recording of one of the Maths Taster Sessions that we are running for anyone who wants to see what a maths lecture at university is like. These sessions should be particularly useful for…

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Taster Lecture on Probability with Peter Neal

This is a recording of one of the Maths Taster Sessions that we are running for anyone who wants to see what a maths lecture at university is like. These sessions should be particularly useful for…

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Popular Maths Talk: Using Maths in the Fight Against Covid-19 with Katie Severn

This is a recording of a Popular Maths Talk. These sessions should be particularly useful for students who are thinking of applying to study maths at university. Study with us:…

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The world's first micro prospectus | University of Nottingham

Introducing…🥁 …the world’s first Micro Prospectus. 🔎Our new prospectus for 2022 may be tiny, but it’s making a huge difference. 💪🏽Come and collect yours from any UCAS Fair,…

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Review of 2021 at the University of Nottingham

A year in which we supported our communities, collaborated with partners and joined the global effort to fight Covid-19. Our research continued to make a significant impact, delivering economic,…

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Class of Winter 2021 - a message from our Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor | University of Nottingham

On Wednesday 8 December we celebrate our extraordinary Class of 2021 online rather than in person. Here's a message from our Chancellor Baroness Young of Hornsey OBE and Vice-Chancellor…

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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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Nottingham Africa Policy Dialogue Webinar - Digital Transformation - 26 July 2021

Welcome to the the inaugural University of Nottingham Africa Policy Dialogue Webinar held on 26 July 2021. The keynote speaker was H.E. Alhaji Dr Bawumia, Vice-President of the Republic of Ghana…

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Graduation 2021: This is not your ordinary graduation

We can’t wait to invite you back to walk the stage as soon as it’s possible. Until then, know that we are indescribably proud of each of you. What you have achieved in these…

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Class of Summer 2021 - a message from our Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor | University of Nottingham

On Wednesday 4 August 2021 we celebrated our extraordinary Class of 2021 online rather than in person. Here's a message from our Chancellor Baroness Young of Hornsey OBE and Vice-Chancellor…

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Searching for snails in Hawaii

Watch Dr Angus Davison, evolutionary geneticist at the University of Nottingham, as he hunts for some very specific snails out in the Ko’olau mountains of Oahu.

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Future Food | building a rhizotron system: time-lapse

A time-lapse video of the assembly process of building a rhizotron system - part of the Future Food Beacon. For more information visit:…

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Normal Never Changed the World: Join the University of Nottingham in 2022

Going to university in 2022? Join the world-renowned University of Nottingham for exceptional teaching and student experience. A place where we don’t settle for ordinary, average, everyday -…

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Covid-19 Day of Reflection: A Year on at UoN

It's been one year since the University of Nottingham - along with the rest of the country - went into lockdown. As we mark this #DayOfReflection, we wanted to take a moment to say: thank you. …

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Vlog: Week in the life of a PhD student (studying online from home)

Fiona shows what she got up to during the first week of her PhD studying from home.

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Melton Hall Tour | Self-Catered Accommodation | Jubilee Campus | University of Nottingham

Postgraduate student Sarah gives us a tour of Melton Hall on Jubilee Campus. #universityofnottingham #meltonhall #jubileecampus #weareuon #extraordinarynottingham Find out more about accommodation…

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It's All For UoN | Original song by Amelia Coburn | University of Nottingham

"Virtually together, even though we’re apart, through thick and thin we keep our heart, we help each other to be all we want to be, in this world of possibilities." It’s All For…

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Student accommodation house hunting tips | UoN SU | University of Nottingham

This year it’s more important than ever to ensure you’re making the right decisions about your housing and accommodation for next year. The University and Students’ Union are…

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Why you shouldn't panic! | BeU Week | University of Nottingham

Why you shouldn't panic! | BeU Week | University of Nottingham Why you shouldn't panic in your first few months as a student. Connecting to others is vital for our wellbeing as well as…

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Welcome to the University from our Vice-Chancellor

Professor Shearer West, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, welcomes all students to the University of Nottingham.

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Popular Maths Talk: Beyond Infinity with Joel Feinstein

This is a recording of a short popular maths talk (12 minutes), followed by a question and answer session. These taster sessions should be particularly useful for students who are thinking of…

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Beyond Infinity?

This is a recording of a popular maths talk. These taster sessions should be particularly useful for students who are thinking of applying to study maths at university. Study with us:…

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Postgraduate research in Engineering

Our research experts and impressive facilities make Nottingham the place to study your PhD.We welcome students from across the globe, who join our friendly community and develop into the engineering…

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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion: The importance of Data on EDI - Tanvir Hussain

Associate Professor Tanvir discusses the importance of data within Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. Explore EDI within the faculty of engineering:…

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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion: The importance of role models - Tanvir Hussain

Associate Professor Tanvir discusses the importance of role models within Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. Explore EDI within the faculty of engineering:…

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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion: EDI and Gender Gap - Tanvir Hussain

Associate Professor Tanvir discusses Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and the gender gap. Explore EDI within the faculty of engineering:…

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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion: What we can do about EDI? - Tanvir Hussain

Associate Professor Tanvir discusses what we can do about Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. Explore EDI within the faculty of engineering:…

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Equality, Diversion & Inclusion: Why EDI Matters? - Tanvir Hussain

Associate Professor Tanvir discusses why Equality, Diversity and Inclusion matter. Explore EDI within the faculty of engineering:…

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Taking time out from my research - what I did and the benefits

Abigail Hernandez, PhD student, talks about why she applied for the Building Experience and Skill Travel Scholarship (BESTS), the application process, the best and worse parts of her experience at…

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Developing my experience and skills beyond my research

Rebecca Dewey, Research Fellow, talks about how she has broadened her experience and skills through projects such as the Parliamentary Pairing Scheme, Athena Swan and the Media Fellowship. She also…

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Reflecting on my early academic career

Rebecca Dewey, Research Fellow, talks about her role as well as the best and worse parts of her job. Reflecting on her experience and situation, Rebecca offers advice to PhD students and postdocs…

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My journey from PhD student to Research Fellow

Rebecca Dewey, Research Fellow, talks about the roles she has had since completing her PhD, how her career thinking has developed and she reflects on her perception of a post-doc researcher when she…

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Careers support for PhD researchers

Kirstin Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, provides information and advice on how the Careers and Employability Service can support the career development of PhD researchers. Your starting point should…

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Working in a commercial setting with a scientific background

Kiri Granger, PhD alumna and Director of Neuroscience at Cambridge Cognition, talks about her job role and working in a commercial setting. She explores the differences in working in this type of…

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Developing your career during and after your PhD

Kiri Granger, PhD psychology alumna from Nottingham, talks about how she met her future employer at a conference during the second year of her PhD. From starting with Cambridge Cignition as a…

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Academic CVs - final thoughts (5/5)

Senior Careers Adviser, Clare Jones, gives her final thoughts on developing an academic CV and what you can do next. This is the fifth video in the series and if you want to have your CV reviewed,…

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Academic CVs - other academic duties (4/5)

In this fourth video in the series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, talks about the other academic duties and responsibilities that you will want to reference in your CV. Clare gives…

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Academic CVs - teaching section (3/5)

In this video, the third in a series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, provides examples of the type of experience you could include in the teaching section of your academic CV. This can…

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Academic CVs - research section (2/5)

In this second video in a series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, outlines the content to include in the research section. She offers advice on how to present your research and the type…

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Academic CVs - an introduction (1/5)

In this first video in a series of five short videos, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, outlines how to structure your academic CV and why it's important to keep it up to date. For tips and…

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PhD in Translational Imaging (School of Medicine)

Dr Shahideh Safavi, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Respiratory Medicine, School of Medicine, speaks about studying for a PhD in Translational Imaging at the University of Nottingham,…

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Successful job applications for PhD students

If you're a PhD student applying for jobs in academia or industry, the three 'I's will make your application stand out. The three 'I's are Interest, Immediate and Impact.…

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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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Discover our world

Welcome to our extraordinary world. A world where we unlock potential, where we equip our students to change the world, and where our pioneering research solves global challenges. Discover our world,…

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Welcome to our world

Welcome to our extraordinary world. A world where we unlock potential, where we equip our students to change the world, and where our pioneering research solves global challenges. Discover our world,…

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds, PhD alumna - Using the Careers and Employability Service

During Emma's third year of her PhD Chemistry, she made the most of the help available from the Careers and Employability Service. She had a one-to-one appointment with careers, a CV and…

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds, PhD alumna - Sharing her career plans with her supervisors

When Emma decided she wanted to move into industry after her PhD in chemistry, she talked it through with her supervisors. They were incredibly supportive.

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, PhD alumnus - moving into commercialising research

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He talks about how his interest grew from an interest in research to how research ideas were commercialised and the roles he then…

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, PhD alumnus - Leaving academia?

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He talks about the reasons why he thinks using the term 'leaving academia' is outdated and suggests alternatives.What do you…

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, chemistry alumnus offers advice to PhD students leaving academia

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He offers several pieces of advice to PhD students thinking about leaving academia based on his own experiences.

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Dr Victoria Richards talks about how she used the Careers and Employability Service

Victoria talks about how she used the Careers and Employability Service during her PhD studies. The workshops and one to one appointments she attended helped her secure her first job at The Royal…

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Dr Victoria Richards - From PhD Chemistry to Senior Editor

Victoria talks about her role as Senior Editor at Springer Nature and how she gain experience and developed her editing skills during her studies at Nottingham.

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Dr Carl Mundy, PhD alumnus talks about using the Careers and Employability Service

Carl talks about how the Careers and Employability Service helped him achieve his career aim. He attended a range of workshops and now on reflection says he should have used them more!

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Dr Carl Mundy - PhD Astronomy to Data Analyst

Carl talks about how his interest in writing software during his PhD lead to his interest in data analysis. He also identifies the transferable skills he developed during his PhD, through a work…

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Dr Carl Mundy, PhD alumnus, talks about the job application process

Carl, who competed his PhD Astronomy, secured his first position as a Data Analyst with Tessella. He gives an insight into the application process he experienced with Tessella

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds - My career journey from my PhD

Emma talks about the career choices she made during her PhD Chemistry and the equality and diversity roles she secured within higher education.

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Peter Mumford, PhD alumni, talks about his role as a trainee patent attorney

Peter studied a PhD in Organic Chemistry and now works in a private practice specialising in pharmaceuticals. His PhD has given him a sound technical grounding which is really sought after within the…

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Dr Tamela Maciel, a PhD graduate, talks about her role in science communication.

Tamela, Space Communications Manager at the National Space Centre, talks about her role and gives advice on the skills and experience that are helpful if you want a career in science communication.

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Dr Tamela Maciel talks about using her PhD within science communications.

Tamela, Space Communications Manager at National Space Centre talks briefly about her role and moving into industry rather than academia following a PhD.

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Amy Prosser, PhD alumna talks about the skills she uses in her role as a senior scientist

Amy talks about her role at Sygnature Discovery and the skills she uses on a daily basis in her role.

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Amy Prosser, PhD alumnae, talks about her choice to work in industry after her research

Amy talks about her role as a Senior Scientist at Sygnature Discovery, why she chose to work in industry rather than academia and she also provides advice to current PhD students.

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Vlog: Postgraduate funding

Looking for some advice about funding your postgraduate degree? Look no further! Useful…

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An Introduction to the Library for Post-graduate Researchers

Mr Neil Smyth (the Senior Librarian for the Faculty of Arts) discusses with Professor Tom O’Loughlin (Department of Theology and Religious Studies) the importance of the library in…

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Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Therapeutics and Nanomedicines

The students of the EPSRC sponsored Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Therapeutics and Nanomedicines at Schools of Pharmacy at The University of Nottingham and University College London are…

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Brains Behind the Wheel - could virtual reality teach us to avoid real life accidents

Using their state-of-the-art simulation facility in the School of Psychology scientists at The University of Nottingham are exploring the use of car driving simulators as tools for training and…

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History in a Minute - Emma Lautman

PhD student Emma talks about what it's like to study History at The University of Nottingham

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Juan Anzola_PhD Sociology

Juan Anzola talks about his experiences of studying a PhD in Sociology at The University of Nottingham.

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Elena Genova_PhD Sociology

Elena Genova talks about her experiences of studying for a PhD in Sociology at the University of Nottingham.

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Eleanor Hadley Kershaw, PhD Science and Technology Studies.mov

Eleanor Hadley-Kershaw talks about her PhD in Science and Technology Studies and her experiences of studying at Nottingham.

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Engineering PhD Madness!

Every year the Faculty of Engineering holds an Engineering Research Showcase. This consists of two days of talks, workshops and panel discussions about topics that PhD students find useful for their…

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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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Jonathan Thewlis - PhD Mechanical Engineering

Jonathan talks about the University's sports bursary scheme.

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Gemma Cooper - Phd Biomedical Sciences

Gemma tells us how she juggles speed-skating with lab work.

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Amber Martin - PhD Geography

Amber tells us how she came to study an MA and a PhD.

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Kate Hamer - PhD Organic Chemistry

Kate explains why her studies are both rewarding and scary.

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Martin Redhead - PhD Pharmacy

Martin tell us how he chose his PhD.

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Ping Guo - PhD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy

Ping explains how working as a nurse in China prompted her to study for her masters and PhD.

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James Cook - PhD Music

James talks about the Music Department's great resources.

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Sarah Townley - PhD English Literature

Sarah talks about the "unrivalled expertise" of her PhD supervisor.

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Sylwia Szostak - PhD Culture, Film and Media

Sylwia talks about her placement at Lakeside Arts Centre, organised by the Arts Graduate Centre.

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Savemore Ngirazi - PhD Biosciences

Postgraduate PhD student, Savemore Ngirazi, talks about studying his PhD in Biosciences at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

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Queen Nkem Obi - MSc Crop Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship

Postgraduate biosciences student, Queen Nkem Obi, talks about her experience studying crop biotechnology and entrepreneurship at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

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