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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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Take the Plastics Challenge survey

We use more than a million disposable coffee cups a year on campus, along with many other single-use plastics. Take our survey and help us set challenging targets to improve our environment and…

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Viewing Art in The Netherlands: The Unforgettable Programme

Since 2013 the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven have endeavoured to improve quality of life for people with dementia and their loved ones. They developed a special…

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#a-z of theology; A is for Analogy of Being

Prof. Tom O’Loughlin examines what is meant when theologians refer to ‘the analogy of being’ (analogia entis). Other videos that look at the same topic include; Why Study the…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 1 views 0  

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…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 2 views 0  

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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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…

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Performance sport at The University of Nottingham

Are you looking to pursue a career as an athlete while studying a subject you love? At Nottingham we can give you both. Not only do we have the facilities and the academic expertise but we have a…

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Why Study Finite Life - A Challenge to Martin Heidegger with Agata Bielik-Robson

Agata Bielik-Robson, Professor of Jewish Studies, looks at the notion of human finitude and offer a challenge to the views of Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) and his notion of ‘being towards…

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 13 views 0  

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…

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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…

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Can a little loving kindness improve our mental health?

Dr Ahmed Mohammed at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus is trying to find out if mindfulness can improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people.

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MindfulNotts breathing space (10 mins)

An invitation to listen to and experience a three stage "breathing space".

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Why Study Salvation History with Roland Deines

Professor Roland Deines looks at the notion of ‘salvation history’ (Heilsgeschichte) as a theme in theology that can be found throughout the bible. It is the notion that humanity stands…

From  Simon Barnett 4 Years ago 0 likes 43 views 0  

Theologians in Conversation; Love and Death with Philip Goodchild

In all human quests for understanding - be they religious, theological, philosophical, or literary - the intertwined themes of love and death keep returning to challenge us. It is an endless…

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Women in Maths - Silke Weinfurtner

In August 2014 Maryam Mirzakhani, a professor at Stanford University, became the first woman to win the Fields Medal for achievements in mathematics, a medal comparable in prestige to a Nobel…

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Sacred Calendars; The Milad (The Prophet's Birthday)

Dr. Musharraf Hussein describes the annual celebration of the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad, known as ‘the Milad.’ A time of joyful celebration, but also a time for recalling the life…

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Introduction to Philosophy module 'Being Becoming and Reality' by Jonathan Tallant

Introduction to the Philosophy module 'Being Becoming and Reality' by Dr Jonathan Tallant. Part of the Philosophy 'Module in a Minute' series.

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Why Study the Sunni and the Shi'a with Harith bin Ramli

Dr Harith bin Ramli explains the origins of the two main branches of Islam and how they have different views of the nature of Islam. Dr bin Ramli points out that while today, many think of these…

From  Simon Barnett 4 Years ago 0 likes 20 views 0  

UNNC 10 Years On: Ambassador's address at the British Embassy Residence in Beijing

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC), the first Sino-foreign university to open in China, marked its 10th anniversary on Thursday 17 April with a reception at the British Embassy…

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IDEA - What is IDEA?

An explanation of the IDEA (Improving Dementia Education and Awareness) website and how the site can enable improvement in the quality of dementia care. Find out more at the website:…

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IDEA - What is good dementia care?

Emma Hutton, occupational therapist, explains the key aspects of person centred care.

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IDEA - What is delirium?

Rowan Harwood, Professor of Geriatric Medicine, gives an overview of the symptoms of delirium.

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Impact Campaign - An Introduction

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

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Impact Campaign - Sustainable Futures

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

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Impact Campaign - The Nottingham Experience

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

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Impact Campaign - Ingenuity

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

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Impact Campaign - Nurturing Talent

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

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Impact Campaign - Health and Well-Being

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

From  Sarah Blythe 5 Years ago 0 likes 76 views 0  

Canoeing legends give their top tips for Freshers

We asked canoe slalom champions Tim Baillie MBE & Etienne Stott MBE what their top tips for Freshers are. Earlier this year the Olympic Gold winning duo received honorary degrees from The…

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Electronics in Aviation at the University of Nottingham

Professor Pat Wheeler talks us through the future of electronics in aviation in order to lessen the environmental impact of aircraft. The University of Nottingham is a leading organisation in this…

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Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre

Information about the Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre.

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Working with Boeing to Recycle Carbon Fibre Composites from Aircraft

In desert 'aircraft graveyards', where retired planes often go when flight service ends, good parts are removed and sold and many materials are recycled. Increasingly popular strong, light…

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