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A big difference between Asian and African elephants is diet

New research involving the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus and the University of Florida has shown that there are significant differences between the Asian and the African forest elephant…

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Exploring new ways to feed the world

In the face of climate change we must develop new, resilient crops. Yields must also increase to feed the additional two billion people expected by 2050. Future Food addresses the challenge of…

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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…

From  Emma Rayner 4 Months ago 0   29    0  

MSc Stem Cell Technology

A short video for the MSc Stem Cell Technology. This pioneering course aims to maximise the employability of students. Our track record shows 90% of graduates secure stem cell technology-related…

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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.

From  Jackie Thompson 9 Months ago 0   19    0  

Roger Freestone, Industrial Tutor, offers advice to students considering a career in the pharmaceutical industry

Roger offers advice to students considering a career in pharmaceuticals about what they need to know about the industry, the latest development around the world and in the UK, and how students can…

From  Jackie Thompson 9 Months ago 0   2    0  

The student view: MSc in Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Students on the MSc in Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Sciences at The University of Nottingham talk about their experiences of the course and how it’s prepared them for their future career.…

From  Deborah Storey A year ago 0   257    0  

UNNC Student Society: Peekaboo

Peekaboo, a psychological organisation, aimed at organising fun activities to explore the inner mind and soul at The University of Nottingham's Ningbo, China Campus.

From  Annie Li A year ago 0   51    0  

Problem-Based Learning in MSc Food Production Management course

Problem-Based Learning in MSc Food Production Management course at The University of Nottingham. For more information about the course…

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Achieve it at Nottingham

You could find the perfect course at Nottingham Browse our courses: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugcourses We offer a variety of undergraduate courses in five faculty areas. Visit the links to…

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MSc Food Production Management

A short introduction of MSc Food Production Management course at The University of Nottingham. For more information about the course visit:…

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MSc Animal Nutrition

The MSc Animal Nutrition course offers the unique opportunity to integrate an in-depth scientific knowledge of animal nutrition with the acquisition of business skills and a detailed operational…

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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.

From  Lindsay Brooke A year ago 0   15    0  

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…

From  Lindsay Brooke A year ago 0   82    0  

Helium Lost in Space

Helium is a non-renewable resource and is essential in supporting research into drug discovery to cure diseases such as Alzheimer’s and at current usage rates will be exhausted by 2050. The…

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Why Study Schopenhauer and the World with Richard Bell

In the final video discussing Arthur Schopenhauer (1788- 1860), Professor Richard Bell starts this conversation by looking at Schopenhauer's main work "The World, as Will and…

From  Simon Barnett A year ago 0   4    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 2 Years ago 0   401    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 2 Years ago 0   26    0  

How would you like to be buried – at Stonehenge?

The answer to this question will help with the exploration of burial sites around Stonehenge as part of the €8m Stonehenge Hidden Landscape project. It is hoped twenty first century…

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6. Panel on 'taking a stance or calming the waters - challenging established science', Dyer, Pielke Jr, Smith, Turner (Circling the Square I)

The below video features contributions from Dominic Dyer (Chief Executive of the Badger Trust), Professor Roger Pielke Jr (Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Colorado…

From  Andrew Gibson 2 Years ago 0   3    0  

7. Panel on ‘citizen science’ and new social media, Jarvis, Lancastle, McLain, Pearce (Circling the Square I)

The below video features contributions from Dr Warren Pearce (Research Fellow, University of Nottingham), Neil Lancastle (Neil Lancastle, University of Leicester and ‘Rethinking…

From  Andrew Gibson 2 Years ago 0   4    0  

2. Panel on 'the science-policy interface', Fanelli, Jasanoff, Taylor and Tyler (Circling the Square I)

The below video features contributions from Daniele Fanelli (Visiting Professor, School of Library and Information Services, University of Montreal), Sheila Jasanoff (Pforzheimer Professor of Science…

From  Andrew Gibson 2 Years ago 0   2    0  

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…

From  Lindsay Brooke 2 Years ago 0   124    0  

Why Study Arthur Schopenhauer with Richard Bell

Prof. Richard Bell introduces the life and thought of Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860). The video gives an account of his epistemology – and how he was influenced by Kant – as a basis for…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0   4    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 2 Years ago 0   196    0  

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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Future scientists explore food with ScienceJennie

How do you encourage children's hunger to learn? How do you inspire a fascination with science? Food is a good place to start. In August 2014, at Sutton Bonington Campus, recent Nottingham PhD…

From  Deborah Storey 2 Years ago 0   8    0  

Translational Neuroimaging MSc

The MSc Translational Imaging provides a thorough interdisciplinary training in neuroimaging relevant to both scientists and clinicians, with an emphasis on translation of new imaging methods to…

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Breathing new life into the yoga experience

A unique new architectural environment for people who practice yoga and meditation is planning to take this ancient discipline into the digital era. ‘ExoBuilding’ is a piece of…

From  Emma Rayner 3 Years ago 0   384    0  

Physsoc goes to CERN

A student's snapshot into Physsoc's award winning annual trip to CERN, in Geneva. Members of the society have the chance to visit the facility, including a guided tour and the opportunity…

From  Digital Communications 3 Years ago 0   43    0  

Undergraduate study in the School of Mathematical Sciences

Find out what it is like to study maths from our own staff and students in the school of mathematical sciences. There are lots of opportunities for our undergraduates as is explained. Find out more…

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IT Community Consultancy Project

This project offers The University of Nottingham’s computer science students the opportunity to work with local charities to provide technology solutions to issues they face. The students gain…

From  Digital Communications 3 Years ago 0   169    0  

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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Talk on Bambara Groundnut impresses at UK PlantSci 2014

One of the two prize winners speaking in the ‘Future generations’session of this year's UK PlantSci event organised by UK Plant Sciences Federation was Presidor Kendabie. The…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0   74    0  

Why Study UnBelief

Dr John McDade questions the nature of modern unbelief. He sees is as generated from within an approach to the question of God which grew up among Christian theologians in the early modern period. In…

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0   25    0  

What can we do to keep our heads above water?

After the wettest winter on record, Colin Thorne, Professor of Physical Geography at The University of Nottingham, talks about what can be done to stop our homes flooding in the future.

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0   185    0  

Achieve it - Science at Nottingham

You could find the perfect course at Nottingham Browse our courses: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugcourses The Faculty of Science offers a variety of undergraduate courses within the categories…

From  Deborah Storey 3 Years ago 0   1,112    0  

Achieve it - Medicine and Health Sciences at Nottingham

You could find the perfect course at Nottingham Browse our courses: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugcourses The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences offers a variety of undergraduate courses…

From  Deborah Storey 3 Years ago 0   3,034    0  

Vivian Ng Wing Wei - Psychology

Undergraduate psychology student, Vivian Ng Wing Wei, talks about her experience studying abroad at The University of Nottingham, UK, for part of her degree.

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Kathleen Kang Yen Li - Psychology

Undergraduate student, Kathleen Kang Yen Li, talks about studying psychology and her experience at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

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Tracey Norkjaer - Computer Science

Undergraduate student, Tracey Norkjaer, talks about her experiences studying computer science in the School of Computer Science at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

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Eu Sheng Wang - PhD Biosciences

PhD Biosciences student, Eu Sheng Wang, talks about his research developing an edible influenza vaccine for the poultry industry and his experiences while doing a PhD in the School of Biosciences.

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Marissa Aliah Binti Zainal - Plant Biotechnology

Biosciences student, Marissa Binti Aliah Zainal, talks about studying for an undergraduate degree in plant biotechnology at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

From  brznc3 3 Years ago 0   14    0  

Welcome to Biomedical Sciences

Professor Steve Hill and Dr Ting Kang-Nee introduce Biomedical Sciences at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus and talk about the opportunities available with an undergraduate Biomedical…

From  brznc3 3 Years ago 0   18    0  

Detectives of Corrosion

Corrosion costs the oil and gas industry billions of dollars every year, it can also have far reaching environmental consequences. But so far no one has managed to stop corrosion happening. Experts…

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Making use of low value palm oil products

Sivaruby Kanagaratnam is a PhD student at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. She is working for the Malaysian Palm Oil Board. Oil binding capacity of low value palm oil products to reduce…

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Taking tissue regeneration beyond the state-of-the-art

Scientists at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus have begun the search for a new class of injectable materials that will stimulate stem cells to regenerate damaged tissue in degenerative…

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Crops for the Future - work on new centre begins

The development of a new Crops for the Future Research Centre begins alongside the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

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Making sure the food we grow is good enough to eat

A new Centre of Excellence for Post-Harvest Biotechnology has opened at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. It aims to reduce food losses and improve overall quality and food safety.

From  Digital Communications 3 Years ago 0   13    0  

Nottingham plays key role in sequencing the tomato genome

A plant scientist from The University of Nottingham has played a key role in the sequencing of the tomato genome. Professor Graham Seymour, from the School of Biosciences, is among a group of over…

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