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A student invention to ensure your balls are match fit

A team of mechanical engineering students at the University of Nottingham has developed a portable impact tester to accurately gauge the rebound of a tennis ball.

From  Deborah Storey on June 28th, 2018 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Art Digital Day: Research

Staff from across the faculty gathered in Highfield House on 11th October for the Arts Digital Day, an afternoon where staff shared developments in digital teaching and learning and digital research.…

From  Joe Bell on April 10th, 2018 0 likes 22 plays 0  

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.…

From  Wasim Chaudry on October 7th, 2015 0 likes 273 plays 0  

Tarzeen's story: Scholarships

Scholarship recipient Tarzeen tells us how her scholarship has made a real difference to her time here at Nottingham. http://nott.ac.uk/scholarship

From  Wasim Chaudry on October 7th, 2015 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Charlotte's story: Nottingham Potential

Summer School Ambassador Charlotte tells us how Nottingham Potential has helped her and why it is such an important project to be involved in. http://nott.ac.uk/nottinghampotential

From  Wasim Chaudry on October 7th, 2015 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Impact - The Nottingham Campaign

In this short film we meet some of the people benefiting from, and working on, the campaign's fundraising efforts so far and hear how Impact: The Nottingham Campaign is directly helping them.…

From  Sarah Blythe on October 5th, 2015 0 likes 893 plays 0  

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…

From  Sarah Blythe on September 8th, 2014 0 likes 251 plays 0  

Life Cycle 4 - for the families

This year the Vice-Chancellor and his team cycled over 1400 miles in aid of Children's Brain Tumour Research. This is their journey. Find out how you can support Life Cycle 4:…

From  Sarah Blythe on September 4th, 2014 0 likes 78 plays 0  

Life Cycle 4 - Riding in honour of Boyan Wei

Life Cycle 4 is under way and this year will see the Vice-Chancellor and his team cycle over 1400 miles in aid of Children’s Brain Tumour Research. Every rider from the Life Cycle 4 team is…

From  Sarah Blythe on August 26th, 2014 1 likes 38 plays 0  

Supporting Palliative and End of Life Care

Palliative and end of life care could ease the suffering and distress of 100 million patients and their relatives a year across the world. Yet only a small minority receive it. Will you help give all…

From  Deborah Storey on June 9th, 2014 0 likes 68 plays 0  

New piano keeps Derby in tune

The University of Nottingham at Derby Choir society benefited from Cascade funding for a new piano. In this video, students involved in the choir explain why the piano is such an important part of…

From  Digital Communications on March 20th, 2014 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Remembering Nottingham

By remembering The University of Nottingham in your Will, you can make an impact that will touch generations. This video showcases just some some of the ways that legacy gifts are making a crucial…

From  Digital Communications on March 10th, 2014 0 likes 14 plays 0  

The University of Nottingham Scholarships Reception Nov 2013

Students across our University are benefitting from scholarships, bursaries, and prizes thanks to the support of our Donors. In this video, attendees at our Scholarships Reception tell us just how…

From  Digital Communications on January 15th, 2014 0 likes 547 plays 0  

The Nottingham New Theatre Seat Naming Appeal Launch

BBC Broadcaster and University of Nottingham Alumnus Matthew Bannister helps launch a new seat-naming appeal to raise funds for England's first and only entirely student-run theatre. To find out…

From  Digital Communications on December 10th, 2013 0 likes 121 plays 0  

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…

From  Sarah Blythe on October 21st, 2013 0 likes 23 plays 0  

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 on October 21st, 2013 0 likes 76 plays 0  

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…

From  Sarah Blythe on October 21st, 2013 0 likes 31 plays 0  

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…

From  Sarah Blythe on October 21st, 2013 0 likes 57 plays 0  

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…

From  Sarah Blythe on October 21st, 2013 0 likes 81 plays 0  

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…

From  Sarah Blythe on October 21st, 2013 0 likes 65 plays 0  

The University of Nottingham's Doctoral Training Centres

Professor Jerry Roberts explains how the Doctoral Training Centres can benefit both students and industry. To read more about the Doctoral Training Centres visit http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/dtc

From  Deborah Storey on July 26th, 2013 0 likes 246 plays 0  

Global Food Security and Efficient Plants

How are scientists working to double global food production by 2050? The University of Nottingham is producing world-class research into producing nutrition-efficient plants, as part of a wider look…

From  Digital Communications on June 14th, 2013 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Young Carers and Young Adult Carers

Nearly one million children and young people provide unpaid care to family members. Will you help support the invisible army of children and young adults who have to care at home?

From  Digital Communications on June 14th, 2013 0 likes 81 plays 0  

The Vaughan Parry Williams Coaching Fund

Sports coaches are the driving force behind sporting success. Will you help take Nottingham's student sport to new heights?

From  Digital Communications on June 14th, 2013 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Stroke Rehabilitation

Will you help stroke survivors and their carers rebuild their lives? An estimated 15 million people worldwide suffer from strokes each year. Five million will die and another five million will…

From  Digital Communications on June 13th, 2013 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Bioenergy

Fossil fuels provide 95% of the world's total energy, yet are considered to be the largest contributing factor to global warming. Will you help us to develop sustainable solutions to secure…

From  Digital Communications on June 12th, 2013 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Scholarships and Bursaries

A university education and an enriching student experience should not be limited by financial constraints. Will you help support the aspirations of the brightest and best students? More…

From  Digital Communications on May 30th, 2013 0 likes 140 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  

Cascade

We want the student experience at Nottingham to be outstanding, not only in our lecture theatres, laboratories and libraries, but in the wealth of opportunities available through societies and…

From  Digital Communications on May 30th, 2013 0 likes 431 plays 0  

Nottingham Potential

"Learning is the greatest game in life and the most fun." Glenn Doman, founder of the Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential. With the support of philanthropists who share the…

From  Digital Communications on May 30th, 2013 0 likes 91 plays 0  

The New Theatre

The only 100% student-run theatre in England Will you help the New Theatre maintain its pioneering status?

From  Digital Communications on May 30th, 2013 0 likes 25 plays 0  

The Nottingham Advantage Award

Graduates need more than academic knowledge and skills to stand out from the crowd in today's competitive global job market. Will you help promote the employability of our graduates?

From  Digital Communications on May 30th, 2013 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Nottingham University Samworth Academy

The Nottingham University Samworth Academy replaced an unpopular comprehensive school on a Bilborough council estate. The academy -- already oversubscribed -- offers an inspirational setting for the…

From  Digital Communications on May 28th, 2013 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Offshore Wind Turbines

Since 2005, the Engineering Faculty has been developing systems to harvest renewable energy in the form of compressed air, and storing that air as necessary. This opens up the possibility of a…

From  Digital Communications on May 28th, 2013 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Sickle Cell Disorder Monitor

Sickle Cell Disorder is the most common genetic condition in England and is associated with high morbidity. Will you help predict onset of a sickle cell crisis and improve quality of life for…

From  Digital Communications on May 28th, 2013 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Solar Cells

Today's solar cells convert just a third of the sun's energy into electricity. Will you help optimise solar power to secure clean and sustainable energy? For more on the Impact Campaign…

From  Digital Communications on May 28th, 2013 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Achieving Lifelong Health for Children

Childhood obesity is one of the most serious global public health challenges of the 21st century. We are heading towards the first generation of children who will die younger than their parents.…

From  Digital Communications on May 28th, 2013 0 likes 47 plays 0  

Lakeside: Cultural Impact

One million people have experienced prestigious exhibitions, innovative theatre and creative workshops at Lakeside in the past ten years. Will you help Lakeside reach out to a further one million…

From  Digital Communications on May 28th, 2013 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Pain and Arthritis

Millions of people in the UK live with chronic pain every day. Will you help relieve the crippling pain of arthritis sufferers? People with arthritis live with severe pain. Even just getting dressed…

From  Digital Communications on May 28th, 2013 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Hospital Superbugs

Hospital superbugs kill at least 5,000 people each year in the UK alone and cost the NHS £1 billion. Will you help us to fight hospital infections and save lives?

From  Digital Communications on May 28th, 2013 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Global Food Security

The University of Nottingham understands the diversity of factors that contribute to making food security one of the most important global issues today. Will you help us to identify environmentally,…

From  Digital Communications on May 28th, 2013 0 likes 63 plays 0  

Heartlight: Newborn Resuscitation

When a newborn baby doesn't breathe, every second counts. Will you help save the lives of newborn babies and improve their outcomes? http:www.nottingham.ac.uk/impactcampaign

From  Digital Communications on May 28th, 2013 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Career Development and Employability Hub

With 70 applications submitted for every graduate job, the need for careers and employability support for students has never been greater. Will you help our graduates to succeed in the most…

From  Digital Communications on May 16th, 2013 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Early Career Research Fellowships

Promising researchers can struggle in their early careers: securing funding can be difficult when they have little post-doctoral experience and a limited publication record. More support is needed to…

From  Digital Communications on May 16th, 2013 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Improving Dementia Education and Awareness

One person in four over the age of 80 is likely to develop dementia Will you help radically improve the care of people with…

From  Digital Communications on May 16th, 2013 0 likes 132 plays 0  

Developing Solutions

Developing Solutions is the University's flagship international scholarship programme. Priority subjects are environment, health, food, science and technology - key areas in the progress of…

From  Sarah Blythe on May 16th, 2013 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Contemporary Chinese Studies

China is predicted to become the world's largest economy by 2020. Will you help educate leaders who understand contemporary China in an international context?

From  Digital Communications on May 16th, 2013 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Creative Energy Homes

Climate change caused by carbon emissions is now accepted as the greatest threat faced by mankind. Will you help deliver global solutions to low and zero carbon…

From  Digital Communications on May 16th, 2013 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Children Facing Adversity

Children in the UK face adversity in many forms, with 1.6 million living in severe poverty and hundreds of thousands living with disability, ill health or trauma. Will you help children overcome…

From  Digital Communications on May 16th, 2013 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Carbon Capture and Storage

Fossil fuel power stations and other industrial sources account for more than 65% of global CO2 emissions Will you help us reduce global CO2 emissions to protect our environment? Global carbon…

From  Digital Communications on May 16th, 2013 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre

Information about the Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre.

From  Digital Communications on May 16th, 2013 0 likes 251 plays 0  

Cancer: Early Detection

By 2030, cancer cases are expected to have doubled worldwide. Will you help more people survive cancer through earlier detection? The most common forms of cancer worldwide are lung, breast, colon,…

From  Digital Communications on May 16th, 2013 0 likes 31 plays 0  

Cancer Immunotherapy

One in three people develop cancer; one in four people will die of it. Cancer has touched every family in the UK. It has a devastating impact on lives globally. Harnessing our natural immune…

From  Sally Hanford on May 16th, 2013 0 likes 6 plays 0