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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…

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Why Study Sharia and Islamic Law

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani explains the distinction between sharia (what is the right way to live as known within the mind of God), the exposition by jurists – fiqh –of what this is from sources…

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When you give, you give hope, joy and belief

Thank you for giving special moments. You make incredible things happen and push the boundaries of what is possible.

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Psychology 360 facilities tour

Take a look around the range of facilities and study spaces available to our Psychology students. www.nottingham.ac.uk/psychology

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Every time you give, you give moments like these. Thank you.

For all the hours of research, the studies and trials you've made possible, thank you. When you give, you give moments like these. A special thank you to the O'Connor family for being…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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

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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.

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Every time you give, you give moments like these

Each year, hundreds of children and their families are faced with the terrifying diagnosis of a brain tumour. We believe that these children deserve the best. Our aim is to give every child with a…

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Quantum sensors herald new generation of wearable brain imaging systems

Scientists at the University of Nottingham are working with University College London on a five year project which has the potential to revolutionise the world of human brain imaging.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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:…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Theologians in Conversation; Living Within Limits

Philip Goodchild, the Professor of Religion and Philosophy, explores the notion that human beings have to come to terms with living within limits if they are to live well. Only when we confront our…

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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…

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Maths Matters: The maths of the brain

Using mathematical modelling to understand our brain functions and ultimately solve real world problems. Visit the website for the School of Mathematical…

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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…

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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…

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Rebecca's story: Children's Brain Tumour Research

Sue Clark talks to us about her daughter Rebecca, who continues to benefit from the ongoing work of the Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC) here in Nottingham.…

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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…

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Rachael Murray lecturer of Tobacco Control Interventions

A short video of lecturer Rachael Murray introducing her module Tobacco Control Interventions for the Master of Public Health and Master of Public Health (International Health) course. Filmed and…

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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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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 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…

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Sacred Calendars; Ramadan

Dr Musharef Hussain, an Iman in Nottingham, explains what happens during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. During this month one of the most obvious practices is that of fasting during the hours of…

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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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The Bonaventure Lecture 2014; The Roots of Catholicism delivered by Dr John McDade

Dr John McDade looks at what is meant by the terms ‘Catholicism’ and ‘the Catholic Church’ – and argues that one should see Christianity as ‘Reconfigured…

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Life Cycle 4 - the journey

This year the Vice-Chancellor and his team cycled over 1400 miles in aid of Children's Brain Tumour Research. Here's a look at their journey and the community celebration at University…

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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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'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…

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'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…

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The teenage brain – work in progress

The University of Nottingham is involved in a European wide study which aims to identify and learn more about the biological and environmental factors that might influence mental health in teenagers.…

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Alumni of the Year 2013 - The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

Molly Fong, CEO of the Body Shop Malaysia and Vietnam, has been awarded the very first Alumni of the Year Award for The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

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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…

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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…

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Inside Out of Mind - raising awareness of dementia care through theatre

'Inside Out of Mind' played out to capacity audiences during its run at Lakeside Arts Centre between 14 - 29 June 2013. The play is based on the field notes collected by 3 health care…

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Imaging the Brain to Examine Mental and Physical Illnesses

The Magnetic Resonance Centre at the University of Nottingham is helping to plot the brain paths of patients with mental and physical illnesses such as schizophrenia, with access to some of the best…

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Harry Clifford - MSci Human Genetics

Harry talks about the teaching on his course.

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Update: Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre

Dr David Walker tells us where the CBTRC has achieved and where they hope to expand in terms of equipment, new technologies and extended research. Read more about the crucial work and research which…

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Ateka Vasram - LLM Public International Law

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

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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

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