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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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Innovation in the automotive industry and opportunities for graduates

Gary Colwill, Engineering Manager at Pektron, talks about the electronic innovations within the car industry, the qualities that graduates need in this sector and what he would want to ask at an…

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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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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q3)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question three on the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: identify a sector challenge…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q1)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question one on the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: please state why you have…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q2)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question two of the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: explain how your strengths and…

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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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Shehla Imtiaz-Umer - Reflection and insights

Shehla Imtiaz-Umer, GP Trainee, reflects on her experiences so far and what that means for the future.

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Shehla Imtiaz-Umer - Happiness at work

Shehla Imtiaz-Umer, GP Trainee, talks about the times she was happy and unhappy at work and what she learned from those experiences.

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Emily Hancock - Happiness at work

Emily Hancock, GP Trainee, talks about times she was happy and unhappy at work and what she learned from those experiences.

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Emily Hancock - Reflection and insights

Emily Hancock, GP Trainee reflects on her experiences at work and what that means for the future.

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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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A career in the environmental sector - could it be for you?

Sachin Gosai, Geotechnical Engineer talks about his work at Arup and the sector. He explains how the needs of his clients are changing, and identifies two things he wished he'd known when he…

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Considering a career in the environmental sector? A local employer offers advice

Paul Bennett, Director of Delta-Simons Environmental Consultants gives an insight into the work of his company as well as advice to students considering working in the sector. He talks about the…

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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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Applying for jobs outside academia - assessing your skills and behaviours (3/3)

In this third video in the series, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, focuses on assessing your skills, behaviours and experiences realistically. There are challenges involved in doing this as not…

From  Jackie Thompson 3 Months ago 0 likes 1 views 0  

Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 5. Wise Purpose in God’s Acts, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores his dynamic view of…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 4. Violence and Patience, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, examines his attitude toward…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 3. The Caliphate and the Law, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he views the caliphate…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 2 . The Aims of the Law, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he viewed the concepts…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 1 . Religious Practices, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he viewed benefit and…

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Eriko from Bangladesh

Eriko from Bangladesh, one of our International Student Ambassadors, talks about why she chose to study MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management with us, and her experiences of life as a…

From  David Watts 4 Months ago 0 likes 89 views 0  

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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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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Sports facility access - Aymun

A sports facilities access video filmed at David Ross Sports Village with disabled student - Aymun Khan. The video features Aymun's journey through the facility, from the accessible parking to…

From  Hannah Webber 4 Months ago 0 likes 18 views 0  

What does the Scientific Training Programme (STP) involve?

Ben Nicholson, Trainee Healthcare Scientist, explains what the NHS STP involves including what he does on a day to day basis, rotations and studying for a masters. He also gives an insight into the…

From  Jackie Thompson 4 Months ago 0 likes 26 views 0  

Advanced Manufacturing Building official opening

With manufacturing on the cusp of a technological revolution, a flagship research facility has opened its doors at the University of Nottingham to help future-proof UK industry in a competitive…

From  Emma Lowry 5 Months ago 0 likes 103 views 0  

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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A career in tax - it's varied and always in the news

Sam Nield, maths alumnus, is a tax associate at PwC. He secured an internship in his second year and was offered a job at the end of his degree. Sam talks about what he does on a day-to-day basis…

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Accountancy - much broader than you think

Lydia Hewitt, physics alumna, works as a finance analyst at Jaguar Land Rover, Lydia explains what she does on a day-to-day basis, the importance of people skills and gives advice on choosing a…

From  Jackie Thompson 5 Months ago 0 likes 31 views 0  

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,…

From  Jackie Thompson 6 Months ago 0 likes 42 views 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson 6 Months ago 0 likes 47 views 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson 6 Months ago 0 likes 64 views 0  

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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MSc Environmental Leadership and Management

Dr Nick Mount and Dr Chris Ives talk about the MSc Environmental Leadership and Management.For more information visit: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/elm

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Sports facility access - Clare

A sports facilities access video filmed at Jubilee Sports Centre with disabled student - Clare Stephenson-Hunter. The video features Clare's journey through the facility as a disabled student,…

From  Hannah Webber 6 Months ago 0 likes 31 views 0  

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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Ha from Vietnam discusses life at Nottingham

Khanh Ha Fan, a Chevening Scholar from Vietnam, discusses life in the UK and studying at the University of Nottingham.

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Chevening Scholars at Nottingham

We are proud to support Chevening Scholarships, the UK's global masters scholarship programme for outstanding scholars with leadership potential. Chevening Scholars Charles from Nigeria, Ha from…

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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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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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Enhancing Graduate Success via Facebook

Staff of the UoN Vet School recognised the great support students recieve during their academic program was being sorely missed by recent graduates, so saught a way to keep the support going with…

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Learning Journies Through Open Labyrinth

Open Labyrinth is an open source virtual learning solution, and the tool chosen by the UoN Vet School to give students a more immersive experience of teaching typical vetinary situations and develop…

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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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Four ways to enhance your career prospects

Kirstin Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, offers advice to postgraduate taught students on how to make the most of your time at Nottingham to enhance your career prospects

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Your Careers team, here for you

Chris Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, talks about how the Careers and Employability Service supports postgraduate taught students to make informed choices about their future.

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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:…

From  Paul Hodgson 8 Months ago 0 likes 11 views 0  

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…

From  Debs Storey 8 Months ago 0 likes 136 views 0  

#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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Vlog: Freshers chat with Mum

Ali and her Mum have a chat about their experiences of Ali moving to university, and what advice they'd give new students and their parents. Check out Ali's channel:…

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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

From  Debs Storey 8 Months ago 0 likes 213 views 0  

Vlog: Living in self-catered halls

Ese chats about her experiences of living in self catered halls during her first year of uni. Check out Ese's channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQV0i91RlbwGQUOx9fRPvqQ

From  Tom Travis 8 Months ago 0 likes 15 views 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson 8 Months ago 0 likes 104 views 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson 8 Months ago 0 likes 87 views 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson 8 Months ago 0 likes 50 views 0  

How to overcome interview nerves

Everyone has interview nerves but what can you do to let the real you shine through? Kirstin Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, talks you through the various ways you can overcome your nerves before…

From  Jackie Thompson 9 Months ago 0 likes 374 views 0  

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.

From  Jackie Thompson 9 Months ago 0 likes 64 views 0  

How to overcome job interview nerves

Do you have an interview coming up? Are you getting nervous? Don't worry, Kirsty Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, outlines the things you can do before and during the interview to overcome your…

From  Jackie Thompson 9 Months ago 0 likes 2 views 0  

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…

From  Lindsay Brooke 9 Months ago 0 likes 72 views 0  

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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