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Unlocking Talent: Projecting Learning

Unlocking Talent is using XPRIZE winning apps by onebillion implemented by VSO in innovative ways to raise attainment in literacy and maths, underpinned by scientific research from University of…

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onebillion app

Software developed to help children around the world to teach themselves reading, writing and arithmetic – and backed by academics at The University of Nottingham – is joint winner of a…

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Open Days at UoN

Take a quick look at what you might expect to see and experience at our open days. Our 2019 Undergraduate Open Days will be held on:Friday 28 June Saturday 29 June Friday 13 September Saturday 14…

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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 Claudia's story

Claudia works directly with students at one of our Student Service Centres. Claudia works front of house helping students with any queries they may have during their time here at University. From…

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#WeAreUoN Ark's story

Ark is relatively new in his role as a Senior Mobile Developer but he’s already making waves with his work on the MyNottingham app. His enthusiasm and openness to feedback from students and…

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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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Careers support for PhD researchers

Kirstin Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, provides information and advice on how the Careers and Employability Service can support the career development of PhD researchers. Your starting point should…

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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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Discover your career

We offer a world of possibility for our passionate staff, where together we all make a difference. Discover how you can further your career and unlock your potential at the University of Nottingham.…

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Vlog: First week at the UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM

From trying new sports to exploring the city, meeting new friends in halls to settling into lectures, see what first year Savannah got up to during her first week at the University of Nottingham!

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Vlog: Moving to Nottingham/uni room tour

First year Savannah shows what it's like to move to the University of Nottingham and what to expect from the first day.

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Tropical Biology | Study abroad and travel in Malaysia

Stephanie's highlights from her field trip to Tioman Island, as part of her year in Malaysia on our Tropical Biology BSc. About this course.

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Honorary Graduate 2018 - Sarah Gordy - Dr of Laws

Inspirational actor, dancer, model and Mencap campaigner Sarah Gordy MBE was awarded the Degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa from The University of Nottingham on 12 December 2018. This video is a…

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Celebrating our technical talent

Our technical colleagues at the University of Nottingham are vital to the success of our institution, bringing skills and expertise that are essential to delivering research and teaching on an…

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Discovery. For the world

Real world research. Real world impact. Our research knows no limits. Our discoveries change lives across the globe. Discover more about our world-changing research: nottingham.ac.uk/research

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PhD in Translational Imaging (School of Medicine)

Dr Shahideh Safavi, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Respiratory Medicine, School of Medicine, speaks about studying for a PhD in Translational Imaging at the University of Nottingham,…

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A Vote for Kahoot

Venerable classroom classic Kahoot revieves a vote of confidence from Louise Thomson. It's web based system for users to log in via their mobile devices and participate in multiple choice quizes…

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#UoNFreshers - Getting Around

With all of the various transport options, getting around campus and the wider Nottingham area is really easy. Watch the video to find out more. https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/welcome

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Why Publish Learning Content on YouTube?

If going to all the trouble to create learning video content, then can it be exploited beyond the curricumlum? The answer is certainly yes, the question is about when this is of benefit and when of…

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Creating a New Online Learning Resource in Nursing

Moving to a fully online academic course is a massive and daunting step, but this is what academics in Nursing decided was needed. In partnership with learning technologists and her fellow academics,…

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Vlog: 5 things to do before starting uni

Varun's got 5 top tips for things you can do in preparation for starting university. UoN SU Welcome site: https://www.su.nottingham.ac.uk/welcome/ UoN new students 2018 Facebook group:…

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Our brand new Cancer Sciences courses and purpose built Cancer Centre

Academics and students discuss the brand new BSc and MSci Cancer Sciences courses being launched at the University of Nottingham in September 2019, along with the new purpose built Centre for Cancer…

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#WasteNott — the plastics challenge

We've developed new targets to change the way we use single-use plastic. Get involved and play your part. https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/wasteNott

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Our brand new BSc and MSci courses in Cancer Sciences

Academics discussing the brand new BSc and MSci Cancer Sciences course being launched in September 2019 at the University of Nottingham. Find out more: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ccs

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Our brand new purpose built Cancer Centre

Academic discussing the purpose built Cancer Centre which is due to open in winter 2019 at the University of Nottingham. Find out more: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ccs

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Vlog: University packing tips

Sophie shares her tips for what to pack when going to uni. Check out Sophie's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5yVk7Sw4KXrsisGxvwmfig

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Job interview success: get to know Mondelez

Want to know how to impress an interviewer? It's simple, get to know the company inside out. This is often called commercial awareness. Katya Savelieva, from Mondelez, explains what they would…

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Job interview success: get to know Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Want to know how to impress an interviewer? It's simple, get to know the company inside out. This is often called commercial awareness. Monica Fowler, from Enterprise Rent-A-Car, explains what…

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Job interview success: get to know Nottinghamshire Police

Want to know how to impress an interviewer? It's simple, get to know the company inside out. This is often called commercial awareness. Craig Guildford, Chief Constable from Nottinghamshire…

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Moving on from academia - a researcher's experience

Dr Josephine Welham talks about why she decided to leave her research career and how she identified what she wanted to do in the future.

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I hear what you say! Or do I?

Children rely more on auditory information. This means they are less susceptible to illusions in which vision changes sound. Conversely, adults are more likely to be influenced by what they see, and…

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#UoNFreshers - International students

Welcome to Nottingham! Here's a handy checklist to help you prepare for your journey to Nottingham and University life. Visit https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/welcome for more information.

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#UoNFreshers - What to do before you arrive

Welcome to Nottingham! We're looking forward to helping you settle in. Here's a handy checklist to help you prepare for University. Visit https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/welcome for more…

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Studying a PhD at the School of Medicine

Our PhD students talk about what it's like to study at the School of Medicine and Nottingham. They also share their top tips for PhD applications and making the most of your PhD studies at the…

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Practicalities of Peer Assessment

Maria Toledo-Rodriguez gives a first hand account of implementing peer assessment. Initially this was done manually, sending documents back and forth, but a conversation with Learning Technologies…

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Helping Students Benefit from Feedback

Caroline Anderson was keen to capitalise on feedback as an aspect teaching, so she examined the feedback process within a specific module and identified personalisation, reflection, and…

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Why Study Theology at Nottingham with Frances Knight

Professor Frances Knight introduces the two distance learning MA programmes run by the department: the MA in Church History; and the MA in Systematic and Philosophical Theology. All details in this…

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Producing a "Policy" Video

Healthcare students working toward registration in nursing, midwifery, medicine and other professions are advised to consider their professional conduct from the outset of their studies. However…

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Glassblowing Technicians @ UoN

Our highly skilled and expert technical staff are essential to delivering research and teaching on an international stage. Take a look inside our Glassblowing workshop with Clive and Conor here at…

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Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott – University of Nottingham Sport Hall of Fame

Alumni Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott made history at the London 2012 Olympic Games by winning Great Britain’s first ever gold medal in the canoe slalom event. Best friends since their time at…

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Robert Clift – University of Nottingham Sport Hall of Fame

Hockey star and alumnus Robert Clift was part of the legendary Great Britain team who won gold at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul. In an international career spanning a decade, Clift won 75 caps for…

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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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VLOG: 5 things I've learnt from first year

Ese chats about five things she's learnt from her first year at Nottingham. Check out Ese's personal channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQV0i91RlbwGQUOx9fRPvqQ

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#UoNVideoBox at Graduation

Each year we set up a video diary room to see what our graduates have to say for themselves...

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CLEARING ADVICE 2018 | I didn't get the A Level results I wanted... :(

On A Level results day Honor didn't get the grades she hoped for. Find out how going through clearing helped her to go from feeling disappointed that she'd missed her grades, to studying a…

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CLEARING ADVICE 2018 | My A Level results were BETTER than I expected!

On A Level results day Emma did BETTER than she'd expected in her results.Find out how she went from not having applied to University at all to studying Psychology through clearing.…

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CLEARING ADVICE 2018 | I want to do a different course...

On A Level results day Gabriel realised that he wanted to do a DIFFERENT course to the one he'd applied for. Find out how he changed his course from Chemical Engineering to Economics through…

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MY CLEARING TIPS 2018 | A Level results day

Honor tells you her top 6 tips for surviving clearing on results day. www.nottingham.ac.uk/clearing

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CLEARING ADVICE 2018 | I didn't get the A Level results I wanted... :(

On A Level results day Honor didn't get the grades she hoped for. Find out how going through clearing helped her to go from feeling disappointed that she'd missed her grades, to studying a…

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CLEARING ADVICE 2018 | My A Level results were BETTER than I expected!

On A Level results day Emma did BETTER than she'd expected in her results.Find out how she went from not having applied to University at all to studying Psychology through clearing.…

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CLEARING ADVICE 2018 | I want to do a different course...

On A Level results day Gabriel realised that he wanted to do a DIFFERENT course to the one he'd applied for. Find out how he changed his course from Chemical Engineering to Economics through…

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MY CLEARING TIPS 2018 | A Level results day

Honor tells you her top 6 tips for surviving clearing on results day. www.nottingham.ac.uk/clearing

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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.

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Xerte Conference 2018

The Xerte Project provides a full suite of open source tools for elearning developers and content authors producing interactive learning materials. The 2018 conference was held at The University of…

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Mnemonics

When students discovered Professor Richard Payne's use of mnemonics, he discovered that students found this fun and beneficial.

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TTP Blog: Creating a Distance Learning Course

Diane Bowskill and Alison Mostyn were presented with the challenge of converting a campus based course for a cohort of remote learners.

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Your Community

Moving into the local community this year? Don't forget that you're going to be part of a diverse residential community. Find out how you can make a positive…

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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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NUsearch improvements May 2018

An overview of some of the improvements we've made to NUsearch in May 2018. NUsearch is your online library discovery tool, where you can search and access all of our physical and digital…

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Diversity and Inclusion in Sport

University of Nottingham Sport are committed to making sure our community can get involved with our sporting offer. From our pioneering Welfare in Sport campaign to our supported fitness…

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Take the Plastics Challenge survey

We use more than a million disposable coffee cups a year on campus, along with many other single-use plastics. Take our survey and help us set challenging targets to improve our environment and…

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Bovine Musculoskeletal Examination

This video demonstrates how to perform a basic musculoskeletal examination of cattle. It includes assessing the cow during movement and under restraint using a halter or cattle crush. It emphasises…

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Studying economics and econometrics

First-year undergraduate Xue is studying BSc Economics and Econometrics. Here, she talks about her experience at Nottingham so far. Find out about studying economics at…

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Combining economics with internships

Matthew is a third-year undergraduate in the School of Economics. He tells us how developing his skills through internships has led to a graduate job. See our courses at…

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Why we choose economics at Nottingham

Economics students share their reasons for choosing the University of Nottingham. Find out where economics could take you at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/economics/study

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Focusing on economic development

Umme is studying MSc Economic Development and Policy Analysis. She tells us what made her choose her masters degree. Discover our courses at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/economics/study

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Specialising in behavioural economics

Speaking from the Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics, Nada shares her experience of studying MSc Behavioural Economics. See our courses at…

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Opening the door to a career in economics

Philosophy graduate Fabrizio tells us how his economics conversion course is preparing him for a career in the public sector. Find out more at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/economics-gdip

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Studying postgraduate economics

MSc student Fei tells us about the support he’s received to develop his economic skills. Study with us: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/economics/study

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Nottingham and Malaysia Day 2018

On 25th April we celebrated everything Malaysia with a special day of food, dancing, games and staff and student information sessions. These activities were all part of Malaysia week. For more…

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Teaching and Learning Conference 2018

Views and reflections from a range of conference delegates, focusing on their experiences and the increasing importance of digital learning in Higher Education. More sessions:…

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Pioneering a cleaner, greener future

As pressures mount to find cleaner energy alternatives to fossil fuels, our world-class researchers are pioneering alternative electrical power sources that will enable the transportation system of…

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BUCS Big Wednesday 2018

Hosted for the first time in Nottingham, British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Big Wednesday is the UK’s largest event for University team sport. With 11 Green and Gold teams competing…

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BUCS Nationals 2018

University of Nottingham’s Green and Gold took home a record number of medals from the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Individual Championships from Sheffield. Highlights…

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Take a closer look at our geography facilities

Geographers work to understand the world around us. At the University of Nottingham, you will develop your knowledge in specially equipped laboratories with support from experienced technicians.…

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SB Cake Off 2018

The 6th annual SB Cake Off took place today at our Sutton Bonington Campus. The event raises money for Vets in the Community and the Terrence Higgins Trust. 🍰

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