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#WeAreUoN Gaby's story

Dr Gaby Neher is an inspiring educator, mentor and researcher. With specialist expertise in the Renaissance period of art history, Gaby's always looking for new and interesting ways to engage…

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#WeAreUoN Celebrating our EU staff

Our University thrives on the diversity of its people, both staff and students. We collaborate to provide a transformational teaching experience and deliver research of global significance. …

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Smart sensor bandage for chronic wounds

University of Nottingham researchers have secured a major grant to develop a smart wound dressing embedded with optical fibre sensors to assess whether affected tissue is healing well or is infected.…

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Eriko from Bangladesh

Eriko from Bangladesh, one of our International Student Ambassadors, talks about why she chose to study MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management with us, and her experiences of life as a…

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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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MSc Environmental Leadership and Management

Dr Nick Mount and Dr Chris Ives talk about the MSc Environmental Leadership and Management.For more information visit: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/elm

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Why Study Moral Rationalism in Islamic Law

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani one of the key questions about morality that confronts theists: is the Good what God commands, or, is what God commands ‘the Good’?

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UoN The Hidden Half: Grapevine

Grapevine (Vitis) from the plant family Vitaceae is a flowing vine plant with 79 different species and is an economically important source of grapes, both for the consumption of the fruit itself and…

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Danelaw Saga: Bringing Vikings back to the East Midlands

Invade…immigrate…integrate… inspire. The exhibition ‘Danelaw Saga’ ran from 15th December 2017 to 8th April 2018 and told the tale of how the Vikings shaped the East…

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Mechanical Engineering Design Showcase 2018

Take a look around some of the student designs on show at the Mechanical Engineering Design Showcase 2018. To find out more visit: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/engineering

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UoN The Hidden Half: Wild Pea

Pisum sativum is more commonly known as the pea plant. These plants are well known for growing peas in pods which are the plant’s fruit. This is an important crop now grown in many parts of the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Ageotropum Pea

Pisum sativum is more commonly known as the pea plant. These plants are well known for growing peas in pods which are the plant’s fruit. This is an important crop now grown in many parts of the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Spinach

Spinach, Spinacia oleracea, is a flower that is best known for its edible leaves. It is thought the plant originated in Iran and then moved across the world until finally reaching the UK in the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Alpine Strawberry

Wild alpine strawberry, Fragaria vesca, is one of 20 different strawberry species. The most common strawberry found in the supermarket is a cross between two species, fragaria and ananassa, and…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Rocket

Rocket, Eruca sativa, is also known as arugula in America. This edible plant is in the Brassicaceae family which includes many well-known plants such as broccoli and kale. It has been part of our…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Asparagus

Asparagus, Asparagus officinalis, is a well-known spring vegetable enjoyed since ancient times. A recipe including asparagus is included in one of the first known recipe books written by the romans…

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Tennis at the University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham boasts an ambitious tennis set up for all levels of player, from beginner to elite. Our partnerships with the Nottingham Tennis Centre, located adjacent to our University…

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Manuscripts and Special Collections online catalogue

An introduction to searching, and accessing the 300,000 items from the Manuscripts and Special Collections (MSC) online catalogue at the University of Nottingham. MSC is part of UoN Libraries.Find…

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What will you do with your animal sciences degree?

Alumna Katy Hogg talks about her career path following her animal science degree and how she uses the skills she learned during her degree on a daily basis. She offers her advice to students…

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April Fool - #Cattic

Earlier today announced a new space in Hallward Library on University Park Campus where students can study with cats... 🐈 It was an April Fool - tell us in the comments if you believed us. 🙈

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Liz Nicholl: Facilities for elite athletes at University of Nottingham

CEO of UK Sport and alumna Liz Nicholl talks about how important the state-of-the-art facilities available at the University of Nottingham are to elite athletes. For more information visit…

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From animal science degree to project management

Sarah Johns, Project Manager and animal sciences alumna talks about what her roles in project management within the science sector. She explains the relevance of her degree to project management and…

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Biosciences 360 facilities tour

Take a look around our Sutton Bonington Campus to see the range of facilities available to students studying in the School of Biosciences. www.nottingham.ac.uk/biosciences

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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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UoN The Hidden Half: Freesia

This X-ray CT scanned Freesia is from the species Fressia alba which is native to the cape of South Africa. Freesias are known for their funnel shaped flowers and are part of the Iris family. The…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Calico Hearts(Adromischus maculatus)

Adromischis maculatus is commonly known as Calico Hearts or Chocolate drops due to their spotted leaves. These plants are known as succulents as the leaves are thickened and fleshy in order to retain…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Tomato

Tomato, Solanum lycopersicum, is a member of the nightshade family of plants which is well known for being poisonous. Luckily for all tomato lovers the fruit does not contain any poison. Tomato…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Sugar Beet

Sugar beet, Beta vulgaris, grows a root that contains a high percentage of sucrose and therefore is used to produce sugar. The first factory devoted to producing sugar for these beet plants was…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Pea (Kelvedon Wonder)

Pisum sativum is more commonly known as the pea plant. These plants are well known for growing peas in pods which are the plants fruit. This is an important crop now grown in many parts of the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Norway Spruce

Picea abies, Norway spruce, is a coniferous pine tree best known as a Christmas tree! Every Christmas Norway provides London with a Norway Spruce for Trafalgar Square. This tree is native to most…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Maize

Maize (Zea mays), also known as corn, is one of the most widely grown and widely eaten crops. It is a grass that forms large ears full of kernels, which are sweet corn when eaten in the un-ripe form…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Date Palm (Lulu) - Growth over time

Phoenix dactylifera, commonly known as date palm, is well known for its sweet fruit. This flowering plant is in the palm family Arecaceae. Date palm trees grow 20m tall and have large leaves that can…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Congo Grass (Brachiaria ruziziensis)

Brachiaria ruziziensis, known as congo grass, is a tropical grass. In the tropics it is one of the most common feeds for livestock. The grass is native to Rwanda and Eastern Congo but can now be…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Bean (Tio canela)

This Tepary bean, Phaseolus acutifolius, is native to Mexico and can grow in extremely dry conditions. Bean and pea plants both belong to the same family of plants and are grown all over the world…

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UoN Hounsfield Facility: Lego Movie

The Hounsfield Facility at the University of Nottingham Sutton Bonington campus houses our state-of-the-art X-ray computed tomography (CT) technology. This enables scientists to explore the internal…

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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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Steve Cave - Future Engineer (2)

Steve Cave, undergraduate studying Product Design and Manufacture at The University of Nottingham, discusses his industrial placement and the experience he has gained from the University having such…

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When beasties go large: #BeastsofUoN

Who are the #beastsofUoN? Students, staff and members of the community at the University of Nottingham share their green and beautiful surroundings with a startling range of often highly visible and…

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Karen Cox - Career Profile

Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham 2013 - 2017, talks about her career: Where it's taken her and how she got to where she is today.

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The Future of Research Excellence and Global Impact

Securing sustainable food supplies, ending slavery and developing greener transport systems, are three of six most pressing global challenges the University of Nottingham on the 22 June 2017 set…

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Towards smart production of smart products

In our new industrial age, smart factories will deliver highly personalised goods and services. This demands profoundly new approaches to how we create, manufacture and use products, while redefining…

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Transforming healthcare with pioneering imaging

The University of Nottingham is the home of MRI and has an internationally leading position in biomedical imaging research. We aim to establish the University as a powerhouse for imaging in precision…

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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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Discovering the next generation of research leaders through our fellowships

Our competitive, internally funded fellowships aim to attract and retain exceptional early career researchers to deliver world-leading research. Samanta Piano, Assistant Professor in Metrology and a…

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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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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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Study reveals dog owner's motivations for pet blood donation

A new study by researchers at the University of Nottingham’s Vet School has revealed fascinating insights into the motivations of pet owners who volunteer their dog as a blood donor. Human…

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Steve, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Steve Cave, undergraduate studying Product Design and Manufacture at The University of Nottingham, discusses his industrial placement and the experience he has gained from the University having such…

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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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#a-zoftheology; M is for Myth

Prof. Tom O’Loughlin examines what is meant by the word ‘myth’ when used by theologians and he argues that myths are sets of symbols that are transparent for transfinite…

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Objects of Belief; An Esther Scroll with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent discusses with Prof. Tom O’Loughlin a precious item found in many Jewish homes: a copy of the biblical Book of Esther in its original form as a scroll. Mendy Lent gives an…

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Sacred Calendars; Shavuot with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent explains the significance of attached to the festival of Shavuot which takes place 50 days after the celebration of Passover. It was this celebration which was continued by the early…

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Sacred Calendars; Purim with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent tells the story behind the festival of Purim when Jews still celebrate their deliverance at the time of Queen Esther – as found in the Book of Esther in the bible

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