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Changes in the aerospace and what it means for graduates

Ian Stothers, Chief Technical Officer at Ultra Electronics, talks about the changes taking place in the aerospace industry and what that means for graduates. He talks about the skills and qualities…

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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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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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Working in a commercial setting with a scientific background

Kiri Granger, PhD alumna and Director of Neuroscience at Cambridge Cognition, talks about her job role and working in a commercial setting. She explores the differences in working in this type of…

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Developing your career during and after your PhD

Kiri Granger, PhD psychology alumna from Nottingham, talks about how she met her future employer at a conference during the second year of her PhD. From starting with Cambridge Cignition as a…

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Academic CVs - final thoughts (5/5)

Senior Careers Adviser, Clare Jones, gives her final thoughts on developing an academic CV and what you can do next. This is the fifth video in the series and if you want to have your CV reviewed,…

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Academic CVs - other academic duties (4/5)

In this fourth video in the series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, talks about the other academic duties and responsibilities that you will want to reference in your CV. Clare gives…

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Academic CVs - teaching section (3/5)

In this video, the third in a series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, provides examples of the type of experience you could include in the teaching section of your academic CV. This can…

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Academic CVs - research section (2/5)

In this second video in a series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, outlines the content to include in the research section. She offers advice on how to present your research and the type…

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Academic CVs - an introduction (1/5)

In this first video in a series of five short videos, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, outlines how to structure your academic CV and why it's important to keep it up to date. For tips and…

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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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Charles from Nigeria discusses life at Nottingham

Charles Adedugba, a Chevening Scholar from Nigeria, discusses life in the UK and studying at the University of Nottingham.

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Powering up the electric racing plane of the future

Development of the first electric race airplane has taken a major leap forward due to an innovative partnership announced between the University of Nottingham and Air Race E. A new integrated…

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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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Successful job applications for PhD students

If you're a PhD student applying for jobs in academia or industry, the three 'I's will make your application stand out. The three 'I's are Interest, Immediate and Impact.…

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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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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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International Women in Engineering Day 23 June 2018

In the UK just 11% of engineering and technology undergraduates are women. Why? We approached some of our female experts, both academic and technical staff, in the Faculty of Engineering, to find…

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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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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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Marian Habib - Future Engineer

Architectural Environment Engineering student Marian, talks about being able to use a 3D machine to develop a lighting system.

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Lexi Wheeler - Future Engineer (3)

Louise Wheeler, undergraduate studying Mechanical Engineering student at The University of Nottingham, discusses her industrial placement and the experience she has gained from the University having…

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Emily Terry - Future Engineer

Emily, Aerospace Engineering student talks about the skills she has established on the course to give her a solid foundation of knowledge when starting her career.

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Daniel Sanham - Future Engineer (3)

Daniel Sanham, final undergraduate studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering student at The University of Nottingham, discusses his industrial placement at Renault F1 and the experience he has…

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Adnaan Shakur - Future Engineer

Adnaan, Chemical and Environmental Engineering fourth year student discusses his industrial placement at RJM International.

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Pepsi - Tim Ingmire

Tim discusses his experiences working at Pepsi including the global impact the food processing industry can have on challenges such as water usage.

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Vlog: Uni Q&A with alumni The Anna Edit and Mark Newton

Our alumni Anna and Mark answer your questions about starting uni, moving in, making the most of your time as a student and life after graduation! Check out Anna's channel at…

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Materials Engineering and Materials Design PhD student Fernando Barrera Betanzos

Materials Engineering and Materials Design research student Fernando Barrera Betanzos talks about his PhD and his experiences at Nottingham.

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Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing PhD student Alex Gasper

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training research student Alex Gasper talks about his PhD and his experiences at Nottingham.

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Securing the low carbon bio-economy of the future

Today, many products are manufactured from fossil fuels using energy-intensive petrochemical technologies. We will spearhead the transformation of energy-intensive economies into low carbon…

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Discover our world

Welcome to our extraordinary world. A world where we unlock potential, where we equip our students to change the world, and where our pioneering research solves global challenges. Discover our world,…

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Welcome to our world

Welcome to our extraordinary world. A world where we unlock potential, where we equip our students to change the world, and where our pioneering research solves global challenges. Discover our world,…

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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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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds, PhD alumna - Using the Careers and Employability Service

During Emma's third year of her PhD Chemistry, she made the most of the help available from the Careers and Employability Service. She had a one-to-one appointment with careers, a CV and…

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds, PhD alumna - Sharing her career plans with her supervisors

When Emma decided she wanted to move into industry after her PhD in chemistry, she talked it through with her supervisors. They were incredibly supportive.

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, PhD alumnus - moving into commercialising research

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He talks about how his interest grew from an interest in research to how research ideas were commercialised and the roles he then…

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, PhD alumnus - Leaving academia?

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He talks about the reasons why he thinks using the term 'leaving academia' is outdated and suggests alternatives.What do you…

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, chemistry alumnus offers advice to PhD students leaving academia

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He offers several pieces of advice to PhD students thinking about leaving academia based on his own experiences.

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Dr Victoria Richards talks about how she used the Careers and Employability Service

Victoria talks about how she used the Careers and Employability Service during her PhD studies. The workshops and one to one appointments she attended helped her secure her first job at The Royal…

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Dr Victoria Richards - From PhD Chemistry to Senior Editor

Victoria talks about her role as Senior Editor at Springer Nature and how she gain experience and developed her editing skills during her studies at Nottingham.

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Dr Carl Mundy, PhD alumnus talks about using the Careers and Employability Service

Carl talks about how the Careers and Employability Service helped him achieve his career aim. He attended a range of workshops and now on reflection says he should have used them more!

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Dr Carl Mundy - PhD Astronomy to Data Analyst

Carl talks about how his interest in writing software during his PhD lead to his interest in data analysis. He also identifies the transferable skills he developed during his PhD, through a work…

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Dr Carl Mundy, PhD alumnus, talks about the job application process

Carl, who competed his PhD Astronomy, secured his first position as a Data Analyst with Tessella. He gives an insight into the application process he experienced with Tessella

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds - My career journey from my PhD

Emma talks about the career choices she made during her PhD Chemistry and the equality and diversity roles she secured within higher education.

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Peter Mumford, PhD alumni, talks about his role as a trainee patent attorney

Peter studied a PhD in Organic Chemistry and now works in a private practice specialising in pharmaceuticals. His PhD has given him a sound technical grounding which is really sought after within the…

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Alexander Stephens, engineering alumnus, talks about his move into the construction sector

Alexander studied mechanical engineering and now works for Bouygues, a UK construction company. He talks about his role, why he moved into the construction sector, why he loves it and the…

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Your Voice in the Faculty of Engineering

The Your Voice campaign is something that all students in the Faculty of Engineering can get involved with. If you have an issue with your course, a great idea that needs funding or simply need to…

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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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Louise, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Louise Wheeler, undergraduate studying Mechanical Engineering student at The University of Nottingham, discusses her industrial placement and the experience she has gained from the University having…

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Daniel, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Daniel Sanham, final undergraduate studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering student at The University of Nottingham, discusses his industrial placement at Renault F1 and the experience he has…

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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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Matt, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Matt Farndon, undergraduate studying Chemical Engineering at The University of Nottingham, discusses his course experience and how group work will set him up for a great career in the industry.

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Grace, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Grace Pownall, undergraduate studying Civil Engineering student at The University of Nottingham, discusses her summer placement and the experience she has gained from the University having such…

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Alex, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Alex Grey, third year undergraduate studying Architectural Environment Engineering student at The University of Nottingham discusses his industrial placement and the experience he has gained from the…

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Dr Tamela Maciel, a PhD graduate, talks about her role in science communication.

Tamela, Space Communications Manager at the National Space Centre, talks about her role and gives advice on the skills and experience that are helpful if you want a career in science communication.

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Dr Tamela Maciel talks about using her PhD within science communications.

Tamela, Space Communications Manager at National Space Centre talks briefly about her role and moving into industry rather than academia following a PhD.

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Amy Prosser, PhD alumna talks about the skills she uses in her role as a senior scientist

Amy talks about her role at Sygnature Discovery and the skills she uses on a daily basis in her role.

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Amy Prosser, PhD alumnae, talks about her choice to work in industry after her research

Amy talks about her role as a Senior Scientist at Sygnature Discovery, why she chose to work in industry rather than academia and she also provides advice to current PhD students.

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Personalised Learning with QR Codes

John Turner talks about and demonstrates his approach to differentiation within engineering lectures, a unique approach using hand outs with QR codes.

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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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Electric vehicles: first year students applied Electrical and Electronic Engineering project

First year Electrical and Electronic Engineering students take part in a project to design and build an electric vehicle.

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UNNC Student Society: Peekaboo

Peekaboo, a psychological organisation, aimed at organising fun activities to explore the inner mind and soul at The University of Nottingham's Ningbo, China Campus.

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The University of Nottingham Electric Super Bike

Winners of the European Championships last year, The University of Nottingham Engineering Department have make two electric super bikes again this year to race at the Isle of Man TT super bike race,…

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Book your place on our 2019 Open days

Our University wide Open days take place on: Friday 28 and Saturday 29 June and Friday 13 and Saturday 14 September. Book now to visit us! http://goo.gl/XSYWmj To watch a video about making the…

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Vlog: Postgraduate funding

Looking for some advice about funding your postgraduate degree? Look no further! Useful…

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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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Studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The University of Nottingham… it’s #MeantToBe

Take a look at a typical day for our undergraduate Electrical and Electronic Engineering students and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about studying…

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Studying Chemical and Environmental Engineering at The University of Nottingham... it’s #MeantToBe

Take a look at a typical day for our undergraduate Chemical and Environmental students in our UK top 10 department and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about…

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Studying Architecture at The University of Nottingham… it’s #MeantToBe

Take a look at a typical day for our undergraduate Architecture students and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about studying Architecture at The University of…

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Studying Civil Engineering at The University of Nottingham… it’s #MeantToBe

Take a look at a typical day for our undergraduate Civil Engineering students and discover why it's #MeantToBe the course for you. To find out more about studying Civil Engineering at The…

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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…

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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…

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Achieve it at Nottingham

You could find the perfect course at Nottingham Browse our courses: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugcourses We offer a variety of undergraduate courses in five faculty areas. Visit the links to…

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Adding an image

This video goes through how to add an image to a Label (so it appears directly onto the main page) and change the size and alignment of images.

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Towards A Silent Aircraft - Professor Dame Ann Dowling

Professor Dame Ann Dowling is President of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Royal Society. She is a mechanical engineer specialising in low emission combustion, acoustics and…

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Displaying resources in a Folder

This video will show you how to create a Folder in Moodle and the different display options available. It will also show you the easy way to create the contents as a zip to make it easier for…

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Allowing students to submit work as a group

This video goes through how to setup Submit as Group within a Moodle Assignment and how this aids marking

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Creating internal navigation links within your module

This video will go through how to create internal navigation links using specific html coding. It's simpler than it sounds.

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An Introduction to the Library for Post-graduate Researchers

Mr Neil Smyth (the Senior Librarian for the Faculty of Arts) discusses with Professor Tom O’Loughlin (Department of Theology and Religious Studies) the importance of the library in…

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Dr Philip Oldfield talks about being a 2015 British Science Association Media Fellow

Dr Philip Oldfield from the Department of Architecture in the Faculty of Engineering at The University of Nottingham talks about his experience as a British Science Media Fellow embedded with the…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 44 views 0  

Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Therapeutics and Nanomedicines

The students of the EPSRC sponsored Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Therapeutics and Nanomedicines at Schools of Pharmacy at The University of Nottingham and University College London are…

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Accessing individual student reports

This video will show you how to access the log reports for a particular student on your module.

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Activity and participation log reports

This video will show you how to access the log reports for your module to view students' interaction with your resources and activities.

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Creating groups and applying group restrictions

This video will show you how to put students into Groups within Moodle and how to apply a restriction to particular Groups to activities and resources.

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Brains Behind the Wheel - could virtual reality teach us to avoid real life accidents

Using their state-of-the-art simulation facility in the School of Psychology scientists at The University of Nottingham are exploring the use of car driving simulators as tools for training and…

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Quiz settings

This video goes over the different settings for the Quiz activity and what they can be used to achieve. This video does not cover how to add, create and set-up the different question types.

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Restricting access to resources

This video will help you understand the different restriction types available for resources including via Groups, Date and Grades.

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Page loading time in Moodle

Do pages in Moodle sometimes take longer than expected? If so, watch this video about how to add the Google Chrome 'page load time' extension to get accurate loading time readings to send…

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Nott Carbon

The University of Nottingham has continued to grow over the period 2010-15 and significant investment has been needed to achieve its corporate carbon emission targets and to reduce energy consumption…

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