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Honorary Graduate 2018 - Sarah Gordy - Dr of Laws

Inspirational actor, dancer, model and Mencap campaigner Sarah Gordy MBE was awarded the Degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa from The University of Nottingham on 12 December 2018. This video is a…

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Why Study Theology at Nottingham with Frances Knight

Professor Frances Knight introduces the two distance learning MA programmes run by the department: the MA in Church History; and the MA in Systematic and Philosophical Theology. All details in this…

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How do we look back on definitions and divisions in the sixteenth century? with David Gehring

How ever remember the past is related to how we see what is happening in our present. In this video Dr David Gehring – of Nottingham’s Department of History – looks at how our…

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How did the Reformers view their own History? with Alan Ford

The reformers were faced with many challenges, but one that is often forgotten was the need to justify their actions historically. How did it come about that the church needed reform? To what image…

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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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MyAsthma app to help people manage their asthma

A new and unique smartphone app to help people with asthma manage their condition has been developed by lung experts at the Nottingham Respiratory Research Unit and the pharmaceutical company…

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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…

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Why Study Theology with Simeon Zahl

There are many definitions of theology and in this video Dr Simeon Zahl shared his view of what he does as a theologian and why he thinks it important. He sees himself as engaging in a formal manner…

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Why Study the History of Religion with Jeremy Gregory

Professor Jeremy Gregory examines the case that the history of religion is as close as we can get to ‘total history’: looking at all aspects of individuals in societies in the past in 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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Study finds hormone levels in hair can affect IVF success

Levels of a hormone when measured in hair can significantly predict the likelihood of pregnancy in women undergoing in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment, scientists at The University of Nottingham…

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Sacred Calendars; The Martyrology with Francisca Rumsey

Dr Francisca Rumsey discusses the book know as the ‘maryrology’ with Prof. Tom O’Loughlin You can find other videos in the Sacred Calendars series here;…

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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…

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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…

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Take part in the UK POLLI:NATION Survey

Dr Sarah Pierce from the School of Life Sciences is on a mission. Sarah's the Open Air Laboratories Network (OPAL) community scientist for the Midlands region and is working with schools and…

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Why Study Theology in the Arts with Doug Ingram

Why bother with the study of theology in a university? Why bother with the study of religion – if you do not consider yourself religious? These are the questions address by two theologians…

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Seminar and Lecture Series; What is theology: telling the story with an apple with Conor Cunningham

Dr Conor Cunningham tells the story of the ways we can look at an apple. A piece of fruit, a quick healthy snack, but also the starting point for a more involved understanding of the universe and why…

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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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Why Study Plutarch and Delphi with Judith Mossman

Plutarch (A.D. 46 – c. 120), from Chaeronea in Boeotia, was one of the most prolific Greek writers of antiquity and his work is exactly contemporaneous with the period of the earliest writings…

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Why Study The Place of Religion in Medieval Studies with Christina Lee

Dr Christina Lee, Associate Professor of Viking Studies in the School of English, examines the central role played by religion in medieval societies, and argues that an understanding of the religion…

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Why Study Disability and Disease with Christina Lee

Dr Christina Lee, Associate Professor of Viking Studies in the School of English, looks at how disability and disease were viewed by Christians during the Middle Ages. She uses evidence that comes…

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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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Theologians in Conversation; What do you enjoy about teaching theology?

Dr Alison Milbank and Professor Tom O'Loughlin talk with Joe Scales, an undergraduate student in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, about the enjoyment they get from teaching…

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Dr Philip Oldfield talks about being a 2015 British Science Association Media Fellow

Dr Philip Oldfield from the Department of Architecture in the Faculty of Engineering at The University of Nottingham talks about his experience as a British Science Media Fellow embedded with the…

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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.

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Superbug colony behaviours revealed in time lapse video

A well-known ‘superbug’ which was thought to have been a static or non-motile organism has been observed showing signs of active motility by scientists at The Universities of Nottingham…

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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…

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MRI scans could improve our understanding of dyspraxia

A new research team at The University of Nottingham is using MRI scans to learn more about the role of the cerebellum in Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) – also known as Dyspraxia. DCD…

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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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Why Study Norse Religion with Christina Lee

Dr Christina Lee, Associate Professor of Viking Studies in the School of English, looks at what we know about the religion of the Vikings. She introduces their mythology and explored the fact that we…

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Why Study Women in the Anglo Saxon Church with Christina Lee

Dr Christina Lee, Associate Professor of Viking Studies in the School of English, looks at what we know about the role of women in the Anglo-Saxon church. Other similar videos you may wish to watch…

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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…

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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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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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Why Study Pentecostal Theology with William Kay

Professor William Kay, one of the world’s leading Pentecostal theologians, introduces what is distinctive about Pentecostalism in comparison with other forms of Christianity. He points out that…

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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…

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AncientBiotics — a medieval remedy for modern day superbugs?

A one thousand year old Anglo-Saxon remedy for eye infections which originates from a manuscript in the British Library has been found to kill the modern-day superbug MRSA in an unusual research…

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Why Study The Gift Pt 2 with John Milbank

In the second of their 2 part discussion, Professor John MIlbank and Dr Simon Oliver continue to look at the notion of 'the Gift'. Picking up with the idea that a purified gift, given one…

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Why Study Violence in the Hebrew Bible with Tarah Van De Wiele

Many people think that the Hebrew Bible / the Old Testament is simply packed full with violent episodes! Dr Carly Crouch and Tarah Van De Wiele discuss this perception and ask how best way to…

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Why Study Crime and Punishment in the Hebrew Bible with Tarah Van De Wiele

Dr Carly Crouch and Tarah Van De Wiele discuss how crime – a wrong breaking a law – and the punishment of crime are dealt with in the Hebrew Bible /Old Testament. Crime and its punishment…

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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…

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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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Why Study William Temple with Frances Knight

Dr Frances Knight introduces William Temple (1881-1944), Archbishop of Canterbury (1942-44) who has been described as the spiritual father of the Welfare State. A quintessential member of the…

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Levitation recreates nature's dumbbells

Using magnetic levitation to imitate weightlessness, researchers led by physicists at The University of Nottingham have manufactured solid wax models of splash form tektites – the tiny pieces…

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A to Z of Sociology: The Media

Dr Nick Stevenson talks about the media.

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A to Z of Sociology: Climate Change

Dr Warren Pearce, Research Fellow, talks about climate change.

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A to Z of Sociology: Celebrity

Dr Nick Stevenson talks about celebrity.

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A to Z of Sociology: The Commons

Dr Nick Stevenson, Reader in Sociology, talks about 'The Commons' - or things that we share.

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Module in a Minute - Work and Play

Dr Ting Chang discusses Work and Play in Modern Art

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Johannes Hoff – Rethinking Modernity with Nicholas of Cusa 2013 Bonaventure Lecture

Professor Johannes Hoff – from Heythrop College in London – gave the 2013 Bonaventure lecture and proposed the case that modern theology needs to radically re-examine its assumptions…

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What is a Gospel with Tom O'Loughlin

Many people, whether they are Christians or not, think they know what the gospels contain, the kind of documents they are, and their purpose. This seminar argues that these are more complex questions…

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Introduction to Philosophy module 'Advanced Logic' by Mark Jago

Introduction to the Philosophy module 'Advanced Logic' by Dr Mark Jago. Part of the Philosophy 'Module in a Minute' series.

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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 does the Bible matter? Simon Oliver

Dr Simon Oliver, from the perspective of systematic and philosophical theology

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Why does the Bible matter? Holger Zellentin

Dr Holger Zellentin, from the perspective of the Abrahamic traditions

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Why does the Bible matter? Carly Crouch

Dr Carly Crouch, from the perspective of the Hebrew Bible

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Why Study Popular Religion in the Middle Ages with Rob Lutton

Dr Rob Lutton introduces an important aspect of contemporary historical studies: the study of religion as a force that shapes lives. Religion, like it or loathe it, has not disappeared from the human…

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Introduction to the module 'Merleau-Ponty' by Dr Komarine Romdenh-Romluc

An introduction to the Philosophy module 'Merleau-Ponty' by Dr Komarine Romdenh-Romluc.

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Introduction to the module 'History of Western Philosophy' by Dr Andrew Fisher

An introduction to the Philosophy module 'History of Western Philosophy' by Dr Andrew Fisher.

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Introduction to the module 'Environmental Ethics' by Dr Neil Sinclair

An Introduction to the Philosophy module 'Environmental Ethics' by Dr Neil Sinclair.

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Why Study the Koine Greek Language with Peter Watts

All the documents of Christianity - such as those that are found in the collection known as 'the New Testament' - were written in the common Koine Greek language of the Mediterranean world.…

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Introduction to the module Philosophy of Mind by Dr Mark Jago

An introduction to the Philosophy module Philosophy of Mind by Dr Mark Jago.

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Introduction to the module Feminist Philosophy by Dr Komarine Romdenh-Romluc

An introduction to the Philosophy module Feminist Philosophy by Dr Komarine Romdenh-Romluc,

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Introduction to the module Metaethics by Andrew Fisher

An introduction to the Philosophy module Metaethics by Dr Andrew Fisher.

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History of Art 'Module in a Minute' - American Visual Culture by Dr Mark Rawlinson

History of Art 'Module in a Minute' video for the module American Visual Culture by Dr Mark Rawlinson.

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History of Art 'Module in a Minute' - Art and Power: Paris 1937 by Dr Lara Pucci

History of Art 'Module in a Minute' video for the module Art and Power: Paris 1937 by Dr Lara Pucci.

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History of Art 'Module in a Minute' - Renaissance Women by Dr Gabriele Neher

History of Art 'Module in a Minute' video for the module Women in the Italian Renaissance by Dr Gabriele Neher.

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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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‘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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British Museum Vikings exhibition helps researchers translate Norse heritage

The first major exhibition on Vikings at the British Museum for over 30 years which opened on 6 March in London highlights a new research project by Viking experts at The University of Nottingham. …

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A to Z of Sociology: Nationalism

Dr Christian Karner, Associate Professor of Sociology, talks about nationalism, and the links between globalisation and neo-nationalism which have recently emerged.

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