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#Poliakoffee - the coffee with all the right elements!

‘Poliakoffee’ has been specially percolated to celebrate the Year of the Periodic Table and is a tribute to the university’s own periodic hero, Sir Martyn Poliakoff, who helped to…

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What is a Gospel with Sara Parks

Prof. Thomas O’Loughlin discusses with Dr Sara Parks the origins of the Christian notion of a ‘gospel’ and how it moved from being a political notion in the Roman Empire, to being a…

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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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Why Study Principles in Liturgy with Tom O'Loughlin

What makes a good liturgy? Many approaches are taken to this question – and it is a question everyone asks, at least implicitly, after every act of participation. In this video Professor Thomas…

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Vice-Chancellor's Inaugural Lecture 2017

Professor Shearer West delivers her vision for the University in her inaugural lecture as Vice-Chancellor. 0:00 - Chancellor's welcome10:29 - Vice-Chancellor’s inaugural lecture52:57 -…

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Professor West's message to staff

Our new Vice-Chancellor Professor Shearer West delivers a welcome message to staff.

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Professor West's message to Alumni

Our new Vice-Chancellor Professor Shearer West delivers a welcome message to Alumni.

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Professor West's message to students

Our new Vice-Chancellor Professor Shearer West delivers a welcome message to students.

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Karen Cox - Top Three Things

Professor Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor 2013 - 2017, speaks about the top three things she appreciated most about working for the University of Nottingham

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Diabetic retinopathy

Researchers at The University of Nottingham are studying whether simple eye drops could be used instead to treat patients for the condition diabetic retinopathy and prevent blindness in a project…

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Theologians in Conversation; How do people perceive the Liturgy?

Kevin McGinnell and Tom O’Loughlin discuss the complexity of how liturgy is perceived / received / celebrated in contemporary multi-ethnic urban Britain. An underlying assumption of most…

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Theologians in Conversation; Liturgical Ordo with Kevin McGinnell

One of the major developments in Christianity in recent years has been the growth of ecumenical approaches to liturgy. Here one of the leaders of those conversations in the English-speaking world,…

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Why Study Martin Luther with Simeon Zahl

Martin Luther (1483-1546) is the most famous of the sixteenth-century reformers who began his attach on the practices of the Catholic Church five centuries ago in 1517. Here Dr Simeon Zahl looks at…

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Why Study Theology with Simeon Zahl

There are many definitions of theology and in this video Dr Simeon Zahl shared his view of what he does as a theologian and why he thinks it important. He sees himself as engaging in a formal manner…

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Objects of Belief; The Table

Tables are a part of everyday life, but they also have significance in many religious rituals which are connected with food / eating. Here Prof. Tom O’Loughlin looks at a range of meanings…

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Objects of Belief; The Cup with Tom O'Loughlin

The Eucharist is a central ritual of Christians, and a central to that ritual is the use of a cup of wine for which thanks have been offered to God. But what is often forgotten is that in this…

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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 Oscar Wilde with Frances Knight

Dr Frances Knight explores some of the religious dimensions of the life and works of Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) and in particular his Ballad of Reading Goal and De Profundis. She also examines…

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Why Study the writings of Edward Gibbon with Jeremy Gregory

Edward Gibbon (1737-94) published his most famous work, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, in 1776. Famous or notorious in presenting the rise of Christianity as the cause of the decline of…

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Why Study the History of Religion with Jeremy Gregory

Professor Jeremy Gregory examines the case that the history of religion is as close as we can get to ‘total history’: looking at all aspects of individuals in societies in the past in the…

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Sacred Calendars; The Christian Day with Dr Francisca Rumsey

All religions use time as a central element in the way they celebrate. They have a sacred year – a sequence of festivals arranged in an annual cycle. Most also have a sacred month or a sacred…

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Why Study the Liturgy with Dr Francisca Rumsey

Dr Francisca Rumsey looks at the importance of liturgy in Christianity. She takes her starting point on its importance the fact that human beings are ritual animals. We constantly communicate with…

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Sacred Calendars; The Martyrology with Francisca Rumsey

Dr Francisca Rumsey discusses the book know as the ‘maryrology’ with Prof. Tom O’Loughlin You can find other videos in the Sacred Calendars series here;…

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#a-zoftheology; W is for Word

Prof. Tom O’Loughlin examines what is meant by the word ‘word’ and its complex uses in Christian theology Other videos in the A-Z of Theology series can be found here;…

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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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#a-zoftheology; C is for Codex

Prof. Tom O’Loughlin examines what is meant by the word ‘codex’ and how this was the characteristic book-form in early Christianity.Other entries in the A-Z of Theology playlist can…

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Sacred Calendars; Yom Kippur with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Professor Tom O'Loughlin and Rabbi Mendy Lent discuss the Jewish festival of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement when Jews traditionally observe this holy day with a 25-hour period of fasting and…

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Objects of Belief; Holy Things with Dr Francisca Rumsey

Every religion has – whether they are proud of it or not – special things and places. Most human beings – whether they are proud of it or not – have objects of special…

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Nottingham Dollies prove cloned sheep can live long and healthy lives

Nottingham’s Dollies – Debbie, Denise, Dianna and Daisy – have proved cloned sheep can live long and healthy lives. Research findings, published in Nature Communications, show that…

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...And they're off - Life Cycle 6 heads off on 170 mile warm up!

A team of 32 University of Nottingham staff, students and friends set off this morning to cycle the Way of the Roses to help raise £1 million for life-changing breast cancer research. The…

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In Partnership: In Research

The Vice-Chancellors of Birmingham and Nottingham reflect on five years of working together in Brazil and the launch of a unique £10m Signature Research Centre.

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In Partnership: In Education

To mark five years of partnership, the Vice-Chancellors of Birmingham and Nottingham consider how the strategic partnership has developed in the area of education.

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Why Study Ancient Galilee with Roland Deines

Prof. Roland Deines explores the ways that the study of ancient Galilee, around the time of Jesus, can throw light on the historical Jesus and the origins of his movement as we hear of it in the…

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Why Study Dionysus and the Bacchae with Judith Mossman

Professor Judith Mossman (Dept of Classics, University of Nottingham), and expert on Greek tragedy, introduces one of the most powerful of the plays of Euripides: The Bacchae. This gives us…

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Why Study Plutarch with Judith Mossman

Plutarch (A.D. 46 – after 120), from Chaeronea in Boeotia, was one of the most prolific Greek writers of antiquity and his work is exactly contemporaneous with the period of the earliest…

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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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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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An Introduction to the Library for Distance Learners

Mr Neil Smyth (the Senior Librarian for the Faculty of Arts) discusses with Professor Tom O’Loughlin (Department of Theology and Religious Studies) how the library can help those who are…

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An Introduction to the Library for Undergraduate Students

Mr Neil Smyth (the Senior Librarian for the Faculty of Arts) discusses with Professor. Tom O’Loughlin (Department of Theology and Religious Studies) how Undergraduates can make the best use of…

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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…

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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…

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How clean is your car - what the microbiologists say

Microbiologists at The University of Nottingham say your car could be dirtier than you think. The discovery was made when the University’s Microbiology Investigation Centre, led by Professor…

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Welcome to the School of Pharmacy - Tom Gray on career opportunities

Tom Gray talks about career opportunities in Pharmacy at one of the University's open days. For more information visit:http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/pharmacy/index.aspx

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Call for new treatments after first major study into rare, painful and disfiguring skin condition

Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) affects less than 400 people each year but it can be so severe in some cases it has led to amputation. The condition is so rare it is often misdiagnosed. The…

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Objects of Belief: A Map of Salvation

Dr Frances Knight describes a ‘map of salvation’ produced by the founder of the Salvation Army in 1890 that encapsulates his religious vision.

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Why Study Schopenhauer and the Arts 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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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…

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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…

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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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Clinical trial shows IUD is best treatment for heavy periods

The hormone-releasing Mirena coil intrauterine device (IUD) is a better treatment for heavy menstrual periods than other conventional medical approaches, according to results of a major clinical…

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Why Study Cruelty & Nietzsche with John McDade

Dr John McDade explores Friedrich Nietzsche’s (1844-1900) notion of a ‘ladder of cruelty’ within the development of religion. McDade argues that this is, in some way, a secular…

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Sacred Calendars; The Prophet's Birthday

Dr Harith bin Ramli describes the annual celebration of the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad, known as 'the Milad'. It is a time of joyful celebration, but also a time for recalling the…

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Growing graphene – blue sky research attempts to replicate nature

A truly ground-breaking experiment at The University of Nottingham could herald the creation of graphene and boron nitride layers in a controlled way at a scale never thought possible before. If…

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A to Z of Sociology: Social Order

Professor Ian Shaw talks about social order.

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Sacred Calendars; Ramadan

Dr Musharef Hussain, an Iman in Nottingham, explains what happens during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. During this month one of the most obvious practices is that of fasting during the hours of…

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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…

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Ancient Religions and Cognition - Department of Classics Project

Video for Ancient Religions and Cognition, a project developed by Dr Esther Eidinow from the Department of Classics at the University of Nottingham and Professor Tom Harrison at Liverpool University,…

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