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#Poliakoffee - the coffee with all the right elements!

‘Poliakoffee’ has been specially percolated to celebrate the Year of the Periodic Table and is a tribute to the university’s own periodic hero, Sir Martyn Poliakoff, who helped to…

From  Paul Hodgson 3 Months ago 0 likes 229 views 0  

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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Vlog: Advice for new international students

Joey shares some hints and tips for new international students. Sign up to the International Welcome…

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Job interview success: get to know Mondelez

Want to know how to impress an interviewer? It's simple, get to know the company inside out. This is often called commercial awareness. Katya Savelieva, from Mondelez, explains what they would…

From  Jackie Thompson 10 Months ago 0 likes 115 views 0  

Job interview success: get to know Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Want to know how to impress an interviewer? It's simple, get to know the company inside out. This is often called commercial awareness. Monica Fowler, from Enterprise Rent-A-Car, explains what…

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Job interview success: get to know Nottinghamshire Police

Want to know how to impress an interviewer? It's simple, get to know the company inside out. This is often called commercial awareness. Craig Guildford, Chief Constable from Nottinghamshire…

From  Jackie Thompson 10 Months ago 0 likes 56 views 0  

How to overcome interview nerves

Everyone has interview nerves but what can you do to let the real you shine through? Kirstin Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, talks you through the various ways you can overcome your nerves before…

From  Jackie Thompson 10 Months ago 0 likes 425 views 0  

Why Study Women in 'Q' with Sara Parks

Dr Sara Parks introduces the text that lies behind the gospels of Matthew and Luke – to which we give the name ‘Q’. In turn, this allows her to study what this text says about women…

From  Simon Barnett 11 Months ago 1 likes 22 views 0  

Why Study The Aftermath of the Flood in Genesis 8

Dr Tarah van de Weile examines the Genesis story of the aftermath of Noah’s flood. She shows us the complexity of the storyteller’s design and how he want to convey the goodness and order…

From  Simon Barnett 11 Months ago 0 likes 4 views 0  

Why Study Principles in Liturgy with Tom O'Loughlin

What makes a good liturgy? Many approaches are taken to this question – and it is a question everyone asks, at least implicitly, after every act of participation. In this video Professor Thomas…

From  Simon Barnett 11 Months ago 0 likes 2 views 0  

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…

From  Simon Barnett A year ago 0 likes 4 views 0  

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…

From  Simon Barnett A year ago 0 likes 2 views 0  

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…

From  Simon Barnett A year ago 0 likes 8 views 0  

Vlog: How to choose a university

Thinking of applying to uni? Confused about where to start and what to think about? Here are Cara's top tips for applying to uni! Here are how Cara's expectations lived up to the…

From  Debs Storey A year ago 0 likes 89 views 0  

Vlog: Things I wish I'd known last year

Sophie offers the advice she wish she'd known before she started university. Sophie's channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5yVk7Sw4KXrsisGxvwmfig

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 45 views 0  

Vlog: Living off campus

Hannah gives some tips about living off campus. Hannah's channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCoZGyEMMW4ljy1QakZFgcg

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 15 views 0  

Vlog: More things you might be worried about

Humeara offers advice about budgeting, making friends, living away from home and not drinking alcohol. Check out Humeara's channelhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaDN4YrUnT-Y6R_Wb1X0jlg/videos…

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 21 views 0  

Vlog: Things you might be worrying about...but don't need to be!

Starting uni can be a bit scary, so Ali's here to settle your nerves about making friends, living away from home and managing your work. Ali's channel:…

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 22 views 0  

Vlog: Being LGBT+ at uni 🌈

Jamie talks about his experience of being LGBT+ at unihttps://facebook.com/groups/UoNLGBThttps://uon-su-lgbt.com/

From  Tom Travis A year ago 1 likes 135 views 0  

Vlog: Uni Q&A with alumni The Anna Edit and Mark Newton

Our alumni Anna and Mark answer your questions about starting uni, moving in, making the most of your time as a student and life after graduation! Check out Anna's channel at…

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 116 views 0  

Vlog: 5 things I've learnt from first year at uni

Find out the top 5 things Ali's learnt from her first year at university. Watch more of Ali's videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVeAFCl1LROdRvjzf_V09jg

From  Tom Travis 2 Years ago 0 likes 255 views 0  

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…

From  Emma Rayner 2 Years ago 0 likes 45 views 0  

Why Study the Fin de Siècle with Frances Knight

Prof. Frances Knight, an expert on the religious history of the late nineteenth century, examines the religious dimension of the cultural movements we associate with the term ‘Fin de…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 4 views 0  

Vlog: How to choose a university

Thinking of applying to uni? Confused about where to start and what to think about? Here are Cara's top tips for applying to uni! Here are how Cara's expectations lived up to the…

From  Tom Travis 2 Years ago 0 likes 161 views 0  

Making friends at uni - part 2

Our students tell us their top tips for making friends at Uni and how they met their friendship groups. Watch more from #UoNVideoBox: http://goo.gl/eTZ5eJ

From  Debs Storey 2 Years ago 0 likes 38 views 0  

Making friends at uni - part 1

Our students tell us their top tips for making friends at Uni and how they met their friendship groups. Watch more from #UoNVideoBox: http://goo.gl/eTZ5eJ

From  Debs Storey 2 Years ago 0 likes 37 views 0  

Why Study Ecclesiastes with Doug Ingram

Dr Doug Ingram and Dr Peter Watts look at one short and enigmatic biblical text: the Book of Ecclesiates – sometimes also called Qoheleth – and at the questions is poses not only to…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 20 views 0  

Why Study The Old Testament with Doug Ingram

Dr Doug Ingram and Dr Peter Watts look at the value of studying that diverse library of books that go to make up the Old Testament. This has a value as an exploration of people quite apart from its…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 8 views 0  

Objects of Belief; An Esther Scroll with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent discusses with Prof. Tom O’Loughlin a precious item found in many Jewish homes: a copy of the biblical Book of Esther in its original form as a scroll. Mendy Lent gives an…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 2 views 0  

Sacred Calendars; Shavuot with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent explains the significance of attached to the festival of Shavuot which takes place 50 days after the celebration of Passover. It was this celebration which was continued by the early…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 3 views 0  

Sacred Calendars; Rosh Hashanah with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent explains the significance of the festival of Rosh Hashanah to the Jewish people. This festival represents the start of the Jewish New Year. Other videos you may wish to watch…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 3 views 0  

Sacred Calendars; Purim with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent tells the story behind the festival of Purim when Jews still celebrate their deliverance at the time of Queen Esther – as found in the Book of Esther in the bible

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 1 views 0  

Sacred Calendars; Yom Kippur with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Professor Tom O'Loughlin and Rabbi Mendy Lent discuss the Jewish festival of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement when Jews traditionally observe this holy day with a 25-hour period of fasting and…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 10 views 0  

Vlog: Top 5 tips for making friends at uni

Find out how Emma and Laura became friends during their first weeks at university! See more from Emma https://www.youtube.com/user/MemoriesbyEmma

From  Tom Travis 2 Years ago 0 likes 101 views 0  

Vlog: Buying uni books on a budget

Find out Amy and Laura's tips for buying books for university on a budget! See more from Amy and Laura:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXfLBxpMVOtlyagSUxkncWA

From  Tom Travis 2 Years ago 0 likes 22 views 0  

Tips for new students | #UoNVideoBox

Tip tips for freshers from our students visiting the #UoNVideoBox. Watch more from #UoNVideoBox: http://goo.gl/eTZ5eJ

From  Paul Hodgson 2 Years ago 0 likes 35 views 0  

What did you want to be when you were younger? | #UoNVideoBox

Students in the #UoNVideoBox tell us what they wanted to be when they were younger... Watch more from #UoNVideoBox: http://goo.gl/eTZ6eJ

From  Paul Hodgson 2 Years ago 0 likes 8 views 0  

Why did you choose Nottingham? | #UoNVideoBox

A student in the #UoNVideoBox tells us why she chose to study at The University of Nottingham. Watch more from #UoNVideoBox: http://goo.gl/eTZ6eJ

From  Paul Hodgson 2 Years ago 0 likes 22 views 0  

Tips for Freshers from Graduates | #UoNVideoBox

Some of our graduates pass on their tips to new students in the #UoNVideoBox... Watch more from #UoNVideoBox: http://goo.gl/eTZ5eJ

From  Paul Hodgson 2 Years ago 0 likes 33 views 0  

How did you feel when you got into Nottingham? | #UoNVideoBox

Students in the #UoNVideoBox tell us how they felt once they got into Nottingham... What more from #UoNVideoBox: http://goo.gl/eTZ6eJ

From  Paul Hodgson 2 Years ago 0 likes 11 views 0  

Nottingham in Parliament Day launch

Business leaders, politicians and well-known faces, gathered at Nottingham Castle to raise a flag to start the countdown to Nottingham in Parliament Day. Find out more at…

From  Digital Communications 2 Years ago 0 likes 19 views 0  

David Ross Sports Village - construction update

Take a look inside David Ross Sports Village as progress continues on the build of this £40m project. Once completed, the facility will be an outstanding, inspirational and accessible sports…

From  Paul Hodgson 3 Years ago 0 likes 1,894 views 0  

Pathways: The Nottingham Black History Mural

In 2016, the University of Nottingham's Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R), which is part of the Research Priority Area in Rights and Justice, and the New Art Exchange joined together…

From  Zoe Trodd 3 Years ago 0 likes 44 views 0  

Why Study Ancient Galilee with Roland Deines

Prof. Roland Deines explores the ways that the study of ancient Galilee, around the time of Jesus, can throw light on the historical Jesus and the origins of his movement as we hear of it in the…

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 10 views 0  

Why Study Nostra Aetate with Archbishop Kevin McDonald

Archbishop Kevin McDonald discusses with Prof. Tom O’Loughlin the significance of the Roman Catholic statement on that church’s view of other religions, and especially how the Catholic…

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 12 views 0  

Vlog: Autumn semester review

Antoinette looks back over her first semester at Nottingham and looks forward to what 2016 has to offer. See more from Antoinette https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_5ZPqvihpHvRPbtGo11Nhw Music:…

From  Tom Travis 3 Years ago 0 likes 21 views 0  

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…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 84 views 0  

Spaceflight may extend the lifespan of microscopic worm

Could spaceflight slow the process of ageing? New research has shown that the effect of spaceflight on a microscopic worm — Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) — could help it to live…

From  Debs Storey 3 Years ago 0 likes 18 views 0  

Tips for new students | #UoNVideoBox

The VideoBox, a mobile 'Big Brother' style diary room, has been collecting (some) helpful and (mostly) side-splittingly funny footage from students across our campuses. In this video find…

From  Debs Storey 3 Years ago 0 likes 225 views 0  

Nobel Laureate Sir Peter Mansfield has Nottingham tram named after him

Nottingham City Council have honoured Sir Peter Mansfield by naming one of their trams after him. Sir Peter, who won the Nobel Prize for his role in inventing the MRI scanner, said he was honoured…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 202 views 0  

Why Study Philosphical Morranos with Agata Bielik-Robson

Agata Bielik-Robson, Professor of Jewish Studies, uses the term ‘philosophical Marranos’ of a group of moderns thinkers, such as Levinas and Derrida, whose common Judaism may be a key to…

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 10 views 0  

Vlog: First day experience

Shane talks about what to expect on your first day when you move to Nottingham. Find your hall on Facebook http://goo.gl/MQ7cVF See more from Shane https://www.youtube.com/user/shanevslife

From  Tom Travis 3 Years ago 0 likes 416 views 0  

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

From  Tom Travis 3 Years ago 0 likes 822 views 0  

Revealed - Helicobacter pylori’s secret weapon

Is the game up for H. pylori. Researchers in the School of Pharmacy, at The University of Nottingham and AstraZeneca R&D have identified the molecular mechanism that the bacterium’s…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 792 views 0  

Young Animal Welfare Scientist of the Year

Dr Jasmeet Kaler at The University of Nottingham has been named this year’s Universities Federation for Animal Welfare’s (UFAW) Young Scientist of the Year. Dr Kaler, a lecturer in…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 31 views 0  

Give it a tug and feel it grow

Children and teenagers discovered that you can’t always believe everything you see — or feel — when they were tricked by an illusion as part of a University research project. The…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 30 views 0  

How clean is your car - what the microbiologists say

Microbiologists at The University of Nottingham say your car could be dirtier than you think. The discovery was made when the University’s Microbiology Investigation Centre, led by Professor…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 166 views 0  

How clean is your car - let's find out!

Microbiologists at The University of Nottingham say your car could be dirtier than you think. The discovery was made when the University’s Microbiology Investigation Centre, led by Professor…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 258 views 0  

New material forges the way for ‘stem cell factories’ of the future

Experts at The University of Nottingham have discovered the first fully synthetic material with potential to grow billions of stem cells. The discovery could forge the way for the creation of…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 403 views 0  

Call for new treatments after first major study into rare, painful and disfiguring skin condition

Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) affects less than 400 people each year but it can be so severe in some cases it has led to amputation. The condition is so rare it is often misdiagnosed. The…

From  Lindsay Brooke 4 Years ago 0 likes 197 views 0  

10. Panel on 'new directions: how can we circle the square?', Blackstock, Grundmann, Moriarty, Roach (Circling the Square I)

The below video features contributions from Dr Jason Blackstock (Department for Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy, UCL), Professor Reiner Grudmann, (STS Research Priority Group,…

From  Andrew Gibson 4 Years ago 0 likes 1 views 0  

Keeping hungry jumbos at bay

Electric fences and trenches have proved to be the most effective way of protecting farms and villages from night time raids by hungry elephants. But researchers think they may have come up with…

From  Lindsay Brooke 4 Years ago 0 likes 78 views 0  

Theologians in Conversation; James Ussher: Creation of Reputation

James Ussher (1581 - 1656) is best known for his dating of the creation, but this tends to parody the man and his scholarship. In this conversation, Professor Alan Ford introduces the range and depth…

From  Simon Barnett 4 Years ago 0 likes 135 views 0  

New tools to breed cereal crops that survive flooding

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have identified the mechanism used by plants in stress conditions to sense low oxygen levels and used advanced breeding techniques to reduce yield loss in…

From  Lindsay Brooke 4 Years ago 0 likes 203 views 0  

Clinical trial shows IUD is best treatment for heavy periods

The hormone-releasing Mirena coil intrauterine device (IUD) is a better treatment for heavy menstrual periods than other conventional medical approaches, according to results of a major clinical…

From  Debs Storey 4 Years ago 0 likes 18 views 0  

Non-interactive video interviews: part one

A short introduction to non-interactive video interviews, often used by employers during the recruitment and selection process.

From  Joe Ward 4 Years ago 0 likes 667 views 0