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Banging the drum for quantum physics! 

'When the Uncertainty Principle goes to 11' or ‘How to explain Quantum Physics with Heavy Metal’ Yes, a professor of physics at the University of Nottingham, has published a new…

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Why Study The Aftermath of the Flood in Genesis 8

Dr Tarah van de Weile examines the Genesis story of the aftermath of Noah’s flood. She shows us the complexity of the storyteller’s design and how he want to convey the goodness and order…

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Annie Panter – University of Nottingham Sport Hall of Fame

Hockey star Annie Panter earnt over 100 caps for England and Great Britain in her 10 year international career including a bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Overcoming a series of…

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Physics and Astronomy 360 facilities tour

Take a look around the Physics and Astronomy building to see our range of facilities and study spaces. http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/physics

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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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Why did the elephant cross the road? In Malaysia they are trying to find the answer.

As economic development forges ahead in Peninsular Malaysia so do the dangers to the country’s wildlife. Roads like the East-West Highway in the north of Peninsular Malaysia can pose huge…

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Top 5 personal statement tips

Nick Orchard from the University of Nottingham gives advice about writing your personal statement.

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Abdominal examination in ruminants

This brief video demonstrates the key points to include in a basic examination of the gastrointestinal tract in ruminants. Particularly including percussion and auscultation for a displaced…

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A big difference between Asian and African elephants is diet

New research involving the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus and the University of Florida has shown that there are significant differences between the Asian and the African forest elephant…

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A look back at the Nottingham Advantage Award 2016-17

Through the Nottingham Advantage Awards our students develop their employability skills through the completion of three extracurricular modules. There are 300 modules to choose from and it's…

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At the heart of a revolution in greener transport

Propulsion in transport is on the cusp of a revolution and societies are being challenged to think differently about how we move people and goods. Our discoveries in sustainable materials and…

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Exploring new ways to feed the world

In the face of climate change we must develop new, resilient crops. Yields must also increase to feed the additional two billion people expected by 2050. Future Food addresses the challenge of…

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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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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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David Ross Sports Village official opening

On Tuesday 16 May 2017 the David Ross Sports Village (DRSV) was officially opened, with students, Olympians, alumni and guests joining the celebrations. For more information about the DRSV…

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Remembering the Reformation 1517 - 2017

2017 marks the five-hundred anniversary of the beginning of the European Reformation. As part of a series of events to commemorate this event which has done so much to share modern Europe and…

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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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Parasites clue to why allergies are more common in developed countries

A molecular mechanism which could explain why allergies are more common in developed countries has been discovered by researchers at The University of Nottingham. The experts in parasitology from…

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Vlog: UCAS visit days

Student vlogger Tom explains what UCAS visit days are all about and why offer holders should come along. You can find all our offer holders information here:…

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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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Why Study The Israelite Identity with Carly Crouch

Identity is an important topic in seeking to understand a religion. It expresses itself in culture, rules about food, marriage, dress, and views of the divine. In this video Dr Carly Crouch looks at…

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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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What did you want to be when you were younger? | #UoNVideoBox

Students in the #UoNVideoBox tell us what they wanted to be when they were younger... Watch more from #UoNVideoBox: http://goo.gl/eTZ6eJ

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Results Day, Clearing and Adjustment - #MeantToBe

Feeling nervous about getting your results? Student vlogger Tom gives his tips about Results Day and things to bear in mind about Clearing and Adjustment. Whatever happens, it's #MeantToBe Find…

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School of Health Sciences student ambassadors

Student ambassadors from the School of Health Sciences discuss how the role has helped them develop their skills and time at The University of Nottingham, as well as how it already has and will help…

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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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Vlog: Uni jargon buster 101

What exactly *is* a fresher? What's the difference between a lecture and a seminar? Who in the world is a personal tutor? Emma's here to explain some of those unfamiliar words you might…

From  Tom Travis 3 Years ago 0 likes 87 views 0  

Study Architectural Engineering at The University of Nottingham

Imagine a typical day in our Architectural Engineering department and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about studying Architectural Engineering at The University…

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Study Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The University of Nottingham

Imagine a typical day in our Electrical and Electronic Engineering department and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about studying Electrical and Electronic…

From  Tom Travis 3 Years ago 0 likes 136 views 0  

Study Chemical and Environmental Engineering at The University of Nottingham

Imagine a typical day in our UK top 10 Chemical and Environmental Engineering department and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about studying Chemical and…

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Study Architecture at The University of Nottingham

Imagine a typical day in our Architecture department and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about studying Architecture at The University of Nottingham go to…

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Study Civil Engineering at The University of Nottingham

Imagine a typical day in our Civil Engineering department and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about studying Civil Engineering at The University of Nottingham…

From  Tom Travis 3 Years ago 0 likes 128 views 0  

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…

From  Emma Rayner 3 Years ago 0 likes 374 views 0  

Why Study Nostra Aetate with Archbishop Kevin McDonald

Archbishop Kevin McDonald discusses with Prof. Tom O’Loughlin the significance of the Roman Catholic statement on that church’s view of other religions, and especially how the Catholic…

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 11 views 0  

Vlog: UCAS visit days

Student vlogger Tom explains what UCAS visit days are all about and why offer holders should come along. You can find all our offer holders information here:…

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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…

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 8 views 0  

Theologians in Conversation; Protestants vs Catholics in Ireland

Professors Alan Ford and Tom O’Loughlin look at the problems today – both for society and religion - that the legacy of older disputes between Catholics and Protestants throw up. They ask…

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 3 views 0  

#askatheologian; Who was Ibn Taymiyya?

Dr Jon Hoover gives an introduction to Ibn Taymiyya. He was a scholar who lived in Damascus 800 years ago, but is very influential among many Islamic groups today.

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 7 views 0  

Sacred Calendars;Hanukkah

Rabbi Mendi Lent, who lives in Nottingham, describes the origins of the feast of Hanukkah and how it commemorates the time of the Maccabees and what it means for Jews today: lighting a flame is a…

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Bhavya Dhanaraj - MSc Plant Genetic Manipulation

Postgraduate student Bhavya talks about studying the one year taught Masters degree in Plant Genetic Manipulation. More information: …

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Theologians in Conversation; Where are we in Liturgical Scholarship?

Monsignor Kevin McGinnell discusses with Professor Tom O’Loughlin two questions. First, what does it means to celebrate liturgy today; and second, how does the study of liturgy relate to other…

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 11 views 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 3 Years ago 0 likes 6 views 0  

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…

From  Simon Barnett 3 Years ago 0 likes 4 views 0  

Theologians in Conversation; The Reims Statement of 2011

Monsignor Kevin McGinnell discusses with Professor Tom O’Loughlin the statement produced by a meeting of liturgists from across a wide spectrum of English-speaking churches knows as the Reims…

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Vlog: Results Day and Clearing - #MeantToBe

Feeling nervous about getting your results? Student vlogger Tom gives his tips about Results Day and things to bear in mind about Clearing and Adjustment. Whatever happens, it's #MeantToBe Find…

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Communicating Nutrition Advantage Award

Two students talk about the Communicating Nutrition Advantage Award module they took. For more information visit: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers/students/advantageaward/index.aspx

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Why Study the 4th Council of the Lateran with Claire Taylor

2015 is the eighth centenary of Lateran IV – often described as the most important western church council between the Council of Nicea (325) and the Reformation. Dr Claire Taylor of the Dept of…

From  Simon Barnett 4 Years ago 0 likes 5 views 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 4 Years ago 0 likes 78 views 0  

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…

From  Emma Rayner 4 Years ago 0 likes 17,898 views 0  

M13018 Transatlantic Security Relations

M13018 Transatlantic Security Relations with Wyn Rees

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Annie Panter accepts our Greatest Sportswoman award

Annie Panter delivers her acceptance speech upon being crowned Greatest Sportswoman in the University's Greatest Sporting Heroes campaign. For more information about the awards, please visit…

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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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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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The Philosophy of Time Using Art History

A short video of Jonathan Tallant discussing his recent work looking at the philosophy of time using art history.

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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…

From  Simon Barnett 4 Years ago 0 likes 3 views 0  

Why Study the Eucharist in Methodism with David Monkton

Dr David Monkton looks at the place of the Eucharist in Methodism from the time the Wesley’s in the eighteenth century until. He does this by taking us through one of the eucharistic hymns of…

From  Simon Barnett 4 Years ago 0 likes 3 views 0  

Why Study the Eucharist in Contemporary Methodism with David Monkton

Dr David Monkton looks at how there has been a renewal of Eucharistic understanding in contemporary Methodism. This has come about from a variety of sources such as a rediscovery of Methodism’s…

From  Simon Barnett 4 Years ago 0 likes 4 views 0  

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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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 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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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 Communicating Philosophy by Jonathan Tallant

An introduction to the Philosophy module Communicating Philosophy by Jonathan Tallant

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Pavlopetri - City Beneath the Waves - 'rebuilt'

The very latest digital marine technology and movie industry computer graphics in ground breaking collaboration which could revolutionise underwater surveying.

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