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Advanced Manufacturing Building official opening

With manufacturing on the cusp of a technological revolution, a flagship research facility has opened its doors at the University of Nottingham to help future-proof UK industry in a competitive…

From  Emma Lowry on December 13th, 2018 0 likes 119 plays 0  

Episode 1: Introduction

This episode introduces the series, explaining what economic and social rights are, where they come from, and how they fit into international human rights law.

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 262 plays 0  

Episode 4: Maximum Available Resources

This episode addresses one of the most commonly misunderstood obligations imposed by economic and social rights: the duty of states to use the maximum of their available resources to give effect to…

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 89 plays 0  

Episode 5: Retrogression

This episode focuses on the presumption under international human rights law against the permissibility of retrogression – or backward steps – in terms of economic and social rights…

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 74 plays 0  

Episode 9: Work Rights

This episode outlines work rights (specifically the right to work and the right to just and favourable conditions of work), what they protect, and what they require of governments

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Episode 12: International Enforcement Processes

In this episode, we will focus on the ways in which states can be held accountable for their implementation of their economic and social rights duties under international law.

From  Everdien Wood on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 53 plays 0  

Helping to end global slavery

There are 46 million people enslaved around the world today. Yet we are at a tipping point: there is a global political commitment to ending slavery by 2030. Our research is helping to end…

From  Debs Storey on June 19th, 2017 0 likes 669 plays 0  

Slavery and Liberation MA

There are more slaves alive today than at any point in history. Around the world, nearly 46 million people are forced to work against their will for no pay. Our MA Slavery and Liberation offers you…

From  Jocelyn Daniels on June 15th, 2017 0 likes 245 plays 0  

Human Factors and Ergonomics MSc student James Khan

Human Factors and Ergonomics Masters student James Khan talks about his experiences at Nottingham, in the comfort of the vehicle simulation lab.

From  Matthew Colver on February 21st, 2017 0 likes 453 plays 0  

Securing rights and justice for all

We are the world's largest group of rights and justice scholars and advise governments and NGOs around the globe on the creation of sustainable, open and creative societies. More information:…

From  Robert Ounsworth on December 16th, 2016 0 likes 56 plays 0  

Alumna Amy Prosser talks about her role as Senior Scientist at Sygnature Discovery

Amy, talks about her role in the Bioscience Department and the experience and skills needed to work in this area.

From  Jackie Thompson on December 2nd, 2016 0 likes 49 plays 0  

Ergonomics and Human Factors MSc students

Kevin Riady and Woyram Kofi-Bediako, students on the Ergonomics and Human Factors Master's course, talk about the programme, their experiences at the university, and what life is like in…

From  Matthew Colver on November 29th, 2016 0 likes 365 plays 0  

Francesca Jaffa, a recent graduate, talks about her role at Deutsche Bank

Francesca, a joint honours German and philosophy graduate, talks about her role as a Junior Employee Relations Specialist, why she chose to work for a global bank and why she chose a career in human…

From  Jackie Thompson on October 26th, 2016 0 likes 187 plays 0  

Human Factors and Ergonomics MSc at Nottingham

Associate Professor Glyn Lawson, course director of the Human Factors and Ergonomics MSc, talks about the course, and the role of human factors in engineering. Glyn also looks at past and current…

From  Matthew Colver on October 21st, 2016 0 likes 586 plays 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…

From  Simon Barnett on June 16th, 2016 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Professor Todd Landman, Norms, Values and Morality: The Comparative Politics of Human Rights

On April 21, 2016, the Research Priority Area in Rights and Justice at the University of Nottingham hosted a special lecture by Professor Todd Landman, a world-leading expert on human rights. He…

From  Everdien Wood on May 16th, 2016 1 likes 235 plays 0  

Why Study the Hebrew Bible and Anthropology with Carly Crouch

Dr Carly Crouch seeks to demonstrate how the methods of the anthropologist can help us understand complex passages in the Hebrew Bible. She takes the Book of Deuteronomy as a test case and looks at…

From  Simon Barnett on October 26th, 2015 0 likes 7 plays 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…

From  Simon Barnett on October 19th, 2015 0 likes 11 plays 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 on March 30th, 2015 0 likes 78 plays 0  

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…

From  Simon Barnett on March 24th, 2015 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Why Study the impact of Heresy with Claire Taylor

Dr Claire Taylor of the Dept of History, one of the scholars belonging to that department’s Heresy Network, introduces the notion of heresy, heretics and dissent as a phenomenon that historians…

From  Simon Barnett on January 13th, 2015 0 likes 27 plays 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…

From  Simon Barnett on September 19th, 2014 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Sacred Calendars; Plough Sunday with Alison Milbank

In a world where we think of work as being a Monday to Friday affair, where food comes from a shop, and where ‘work’ and ‘religion’ belong in separate compartments, a festival…

From  Simon Barnett on September 10th, 2014 0 likes 6 plays 0  

'Comfort Women' -- symposium highlights human rights violation

PhD student Sachi Tsukamoto, from The University of Nottingham, has organised a symposium on 'comfort women' -- the women and girls forced into sexual slavery for the Imperial Japanese Army…

From  Debs Storey on July 31st, 2014 0 likes 9 plays 0  

'Comfort Women' - Japanese student explains why she studies the issue

PhD Student Sachi Tsukamoto, from The University of Nottingham, explains why she decided to learn more about the plight of 'Comfort Women' -- the women and girls forced into sexual slavery…

From  Debs Storey on July 31st, 2014 0 likes 40 plays 0  

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From  Digital Communications on April 8th, 2014 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Searching through elephant dung is all in a days work for elephant researchers

MEME - the Management and Ecology of Malaysian Elephants - is a research project led by Dr Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz from the School of Geography at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. Searching…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Identifying elusive Malaysian elephants

MEME - the Management and Ecology of Malaysian Elephants - is a research project led by Dr Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz in the School of Geography at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. The…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Take a tour round the MEME field centre

MEME - the Management and Ecology of Malaysian Elephants - is a research project led by Dr Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz in the School of Geography at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. This is an…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Harry Clifford - MSci Human Genetics

Harry talks about the teaching on his course.

From  Digital Communications on June 13th, 2013 0 likes 368 plays 0  

Ateka Vasram - LLM Public International Law

Ateka describes her interest in human rights and why she chose The University of Nottingham specifically.

From  Digital Communications on May 31st, 2013 0 likes 1,498 plays 0  

MRI and the Developing Brain

One in five children will suffer from a mental health disorder. Will you help improve quality of life for children with mental health problems? http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/impactcampaign

From  Digital Communications on May 30th, 2013 0 likes 44 plays 0