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Sutton Bonington Experience

Home to our veterinary and bioscience courses, Sutton Bonington Campus offers a student experience that's as unique as you are. From sports to events and societies, and even a farmers…

From  Phillip Rostron on June 26th, 2019 0 likes 1,314 plays 0  

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…

From  Paul Hodgson on April 10th, 2019 0 likes 36 plays 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson on February 19th, 2019 0 likes 19 plays 0  

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.

From  Deborah Storey on January 10th, 2019 0 likes 31 plays 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

From  Sophie Moyses on November 21st, 2018 0 likes 547 plays 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  Deborah Storey on September 7th, 2018 0 likes 281 plays 0  

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

From  Deborah Storey on September 6th, 2018 0 likes 11 plays 0  

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  Deborah Storey on September 6th, 2018 0 likes 398 plays 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…

From  Lindsay Brooke on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 4 plays 0  

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

From  Tom Travis on February 12th, 2018 0 likes 273 plays 0  

Computer Science 360 facilities tour

Take a look around Jubilee Campus to see where you would study as a computer science student at Nottingham. www.nottingham.ac.uk/computerscience

From  Tom Travis on February 12th, 2018 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Neuroscience | work experience, projects and being an international student

Marco talks about his work placement at Eli Lilly and gives tips to other neuroscience students travelling from abroad to study at Nottingham.

From  Georgina Barclay on November 30th, 2017 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Zoology | optional modules, field courses and ladybird research

Max talks about the different modules available such as the field course to the Peak District and recommends things for new zoology students to get involved in.

From  Georgina Barclay on November 30th, 2017 0 likes 53 plays 0  

Neuroscience | Australia, research and student life

Eliot talks about his year abroad working in a lab in Australia and gives advice to new neuroscience students.

From  Georgina Barclay on November 30th, 2017 0 likes 79 plays 0  

Zoology | parasitology, work placements and societies

Cyan explains her third-year research project and talks about the opportunities available to zoology students.

From  Georgina Barclay on November 30th, 2017 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Neuroscience | advice, work experience and city life

Charlotte gives tips for new students and shares her experience of studying neuroscience at Nottingham.

From  Georgina Barclay on November 30th, 2017 0 likes 134 plays 0  

Biochemistry | research, modules and uni life

Emily tells us what it’s like to be a biochemistry student as well as giving advice to those interested in studying at Nottingham.

From  Georgina Barclay on November 30th, 2017 0 likes 148 plays 0  

Genetics | advice, campus and celebrity snails!

Abigail tells us what she enjoys about studying genetics plus tips for applicants and new students.

From  Georgina Barclay on November 30th, 2017 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Durian industry could suffer without the endangered fruit bat

Scientists have discovered that Southeast Asia’s endangered fruit bats – commonly known as flying foxes – play an important part in the pollination of the iconic and economically…

From  Lindsay Brooke on October 3rd, 2017 0 likes 45 plays 0  

Why study MSc Microbiology and Immunology?

Our MSc Microbiology and Immunology is a unique course that provides equal learning in the areas of microbiology and immunology. Four students share why they chose the course and what they’ve…

From  Georgina Barclay on October 2nd, 2017 0 likes 246 plays 0  

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…

From  Lindsay Brooke on August 29th, 2017 0 likes 134 plays 0  

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…

From  Deborah Storey on June 19th, 2017 0 likes 1,034 plays 0  

Wanted! Nature lovers to join the hunt for the killer flatworm

Community scientists at the University of Nottingham are calling for people all over the Midlands to help them hunt for an alien invader which is preying on the UK’s native population of…

From  Emma Rayner on May 8th, 2017 0 likes 45 plays 0  

MSc Stem Cell Technology and Regenerative Medicine

A short video for the MSc Stem Cell Technology and Regenerative Medicine. This pioneering course aims to maximise the employability of students. Our track record shows 90% of graduates secure stem…

From  Digital Communications on April 3rd, 2017 0 likes 10,024 plays 0  

Rory Staunton

BSc Sport Rehabilitation and Exercise Science

From  Rebecca Weaver on February 22nd, 2017 0 likes 129 plays 0  

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BSc Sport Rehabilitation and Exercise Science

From  Rebecca Weaver on February 22nd, 2017 0 likes 131 plays 0  

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.

From  Jackie Thompson on December 19th, 2016 0 likes 112 plays 0  

Roger Freestone, Industrial Tutor, offers advice to students considering a career in the pharmaceutical industry

Roger offers advice to students considering a career in pharmaceuticals about what they need to know about the industry, the latest development around the world and in the UK, and how students can…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 30th, 2016 0 likes 13 plays 0  

The student view: MSc in Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Students on the MSc in Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Sciences at The University of Nottingham talk about their experiences of the course and how it’s prepared them for their future career.…

From  Deborah Storey on July 11th, 2016 0 likes 307 plays 0  

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.

From  Annie Li on June 7th, 2016 0 likes 56 plays 0  

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…

From  Deborah Storey on May 5th, 2016 0 likes 4,666 plays 0  

Problem-Based Learning in MSc Food Production Management course

Problem-Based Learning in MSc Food Production Management course at The University of Nottingham. For more information about the course…

From  Qingqi Wang on March 10th, 2016 0 likes 63 plays 0  

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…

From  Deborah Storey on March 1st, 2016 0 likes 5,293 plays 0  

MSc Food Production Management

A short introduction of MSc Food Production Management course at The University of Nottingham. For more information about the course visit:…

From  Qingqi Wang on February 15th, 2016 0 likes 1,345 plays 0  

MSc Animal Nutrition

The MSc Animal Nutrition course offers the unique opportunity to integrate an in-depth scientific knowledge of animal nutrition with the acquisition of business skills and a detailed operational…

From  Qingqi Wang on January 20th, 2016 0 likes 142 plays 0  

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 on December 22nd, 2015 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Dr Jon Henderson talks about being one of the 2015 British Science Association Media Fellows

Dr Jon Henderson from the Department of Archaeology at The University of Nottingham talks about his experience as a British Science Media Fellow embedded with the Science team at The Times.

From  Lindsay Brooke on December 22nd, 2015 0 likes 23 plays 0  

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…

From  Lindsay Brooke on November 23rd, 2015 0 likes 106 plays 0  

Helium Lost in Space

Helium is a non-renewable resource and is essential in supporting research into drug discovery to cure diseases such as Alzheimer’s and at current usage rates will be exhausted by 2050. The…

From  Tom Travis on October 27th, 2015 0 likes 34 plays 0  

Why Study Schopenhauer and the World with Richard Bell

In the final video discussing Arthur Schopenhauer (1788- 1860), Professor Richard Bell starts this conversation by looking at Schopenhauer's main work "The World, as Will and…

From  Simon Barnett on October 19th, 2015 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Revealed - Helicobacter pylori’s secret weapon

Is the game up for H. pylori. Researchers in the School of Pharmacy, at The University of Nottingham and AstraZeneca R&D have identified the molecular mechanism that the bacterium’s…

From  Lindsay Brooke on August 10th, 2015 0 likes 801 plays 0  

Young Animal Welfare Scientist of the Year

Dr Jasmeet Kaler at The University of Nottingham has been named this year’s Universities Federation for Animal Welfare’s (UFAW) Young Scientist of the Year. Dr Kaler, a lecturer in…

From  Lindsay Brooke on July 27th, 2015 0 likes 33 plays 0  

How would you like to be buried – at Stonehenge?

The answer to this question will help with the exploration of burial sites around Stonehenge as part of the €8m Stonehenge Hidden Landscape project. It is hoped twenty first century…

From  Lindsay Brooke on June 24th, 2015 0 likes 164 plays 0  

6. Panel on 'taking a stance or calming the waters - challenging established science', Dyer, Pielke Jr, Smith, Turner (Circling the Square I)

The below video features contributions from Dominic Dyer (Chief Executive of the Badger Trust), Professor Roger Pielke Jr (Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Colorado…

From  Andrew Gibson on April 15th, 2015 0 likes 4 plays 0  

7. Panel on ‘citizen science’ and new social media, Jarvis, Lancastle, McLain, Pearce (Circling the Square I)

The below video features contributions from Dr Warren Pearce (Research Fellow, University of Nottingham), Neil Lancastle (Neil Lancastle, University of Leicester and ‘Rethinking…

From  Andrew Gibson on April 15th, 2015 0 likes 7 plays 0  

2. Panel on 'the science-policy interface', Fanelli, Jasanoff, Taylor and Tyler (Circling the Square I)

The below video features contributions from Daniele Fanelli (Visiting Professor, School of Library and Information Services, University of Montreal), Sheila Jasanoff (Pforzheimer Professor of Science…

From  Andrew Gibson on March 25th, 2015 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Professor Jonathan Ball talks about being a British Science Association Media Fellow

Jonathan Ball is a Professor of Molecular Virology in the School of Life Sciences at The University of Nottingham. As a BSA Media Fellow he has become a science communicator convert. He has been…

From  Lindsay Brooke on March 18th, 2015 0 likes 395 plays 0  

Brewing Science Course Overview

A short introduction of MSc Brewing Science and Practice course at The University of Nottingham. For more information about the course…

From  Qingqi Wang on March 12th, 2015 0 likes 110 plays 0  

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…

From  Simon Barnett on February 13th, 2015 0 likes 8 plays 0  

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…

From  Lindsay Brooke on February 6th, 2015 0 likes 203 plays 0  

Lecture: why do horses get colic?

Professor of Veterinary Surgery, Sarah Freeman, delivers her inaugural lecture on colic in horses.

From  Deborah Storey on January 26th, 2015 1 likes 80 plays 0  

Vets in the Community - how Nottingham vet students help the homeless and their pets

University of Nottingham vet students hold vet clinics twice a month at the offices of the Big Issue in Nottingham for the pets of the homeless and vulnerably housed. The 'Vets in the…

From  Lindsay Brooke on December 15th, 2014 0 likes 288 plays 0  

Eleanor Hadley Kershaw, PhD Science and Technology Studies.mov

Eleanor Hadley-Kershaw talks about her PhD in Science and Technology Studies and her experiences of studying at Nottingham.

From  mcztlg on October 28th, 2014 0 likes 66 plays 0  

Lamarah Steele - International Exchange from UK to China, Political Science

Lamarah Steele, Political Science undergraduate student from Brunel University, UK, talks about her experience on the International Exchange Programme with The University of Nottingham Ningbo China.

From  brznc3 on October 15th, 2014 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Future scientists explore food with ScienceJennie

How do you encourage children's hunger to learn? How do you inspire a fascination with science? Food is a good place to start. In August 2014, at Sutton Bonington Campus, recent Nottingham PhD…

From  Deborah Storey on October 2nd, 2014 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Johannes Hoff – Rethinking Modernity with Nicholas of Cusa 2013 Bonaventure Lecture

Professor Johannes Hoff – from Heythrop College in London – gave the 2013 Bonaventure lecture and proposed the case that modern theology needs to radically re-examine its assumptions…

From  Simon Barnett on October 1st, 2014 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Bacteria resistant materials – £2m to get the ‘inside’ story

Scientists who discovered a group of new materials capable of repelling bacteria have each won a prestigious research award worth a combined £2m to find out why. Their bacteria resistant…

From  Lindsay Brooke on July 29th, 2014 0 likes 626 plays 0  

Translational Neuroimaging MSc

The MSc Translational Imaging provides a thorough interdisciplinary training in neuroimaging relevant to both scientists and clinicians, with an emphasis on translation of new imaging methods to…

From  Digital Communications on July 25th, 2014 0 likes 301 plays 0  

Breathing new life into the yoga experience

A unique new architectural environment for people who practice yoga and meditation is planning to take this ancient discipline into the digital era. ‘ExoBuilding’ is a piece of…

From  Emma Rayner on July 17th, 2014 0 likes 410 plays 0  

Carla Fabbro - International Exchange from Canada to China, Political Science

Carla Fabbro, Political Science undergraduate student from Concordia University, Canada, talks about her experience on the International Exchange Programme with The University of Nottingham Ningbo…

From  brznc3 on July 9th, 2014 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Physsoc goes to CERN

A student's snapshot into Physsoc's award winning annual trip to CERN, in Geneva. Members of the society have the chance to visit the facility, including a guided tour and the opportunity…

From  Digital Communications on July 2nd, 2014 0 likes 43 plays 0  

Undergraduate study in the School of Mathematical Sciences

Find out what it is like to study maths from our own staff and students in the school of mathematical sciences. There are lots of opportunities for our undergraduates as is explained. Find out more…

From  sbzlph on July 1st, 2014 0 likes 3,556 plays 0  

SB Cakeoff: The Movie

March 2014 saw the return of the hugely popular Sutton Bonington Science Cake Competition for Sport Relief. The competition raised £610. This year's committee consisted of academic…

From  Digital Communications on April 16th, 2014 0 likes 59 plays 0  

Talk on Bambara Groundnut impresses at UK PlantSci 2014

One of the two prize winners speaking in the ‘Future generations’session of this year's UK PlantSci event organised by UK Plant Sciences Federation was Presidor Kendabie. The…

From  Lindsay Brooke on April 15th, 2014 0 likes 86 plays 0  

Why Study UnBelief

Dr John McDade questions the nature of modern unbelief. He sees is as generated from within an approach to the question of God which grew up among Christian theologians in the early modern period. In…

From  Simon Barnett on March 20th, 2014 0 likes 27 plays 0  

What can we do to keep our heads above water?

After the wettest winter on record, Colin Thorne, Professor of Physical Geography at The University of Nottingham, talks about what can be done to stop our homes flooding in the future.

From  Lindsay Brooke on February 24th, 2014 0 likes 233 plays 0  

Achieve it - Science at Nottingham

You could find the perfect course at Nottingham Browse our courses: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugcourses The Faculty of Science offers a variety of undergraduate courses within the categories…

From  Deborah Storey on December 17th, 2013 0 likes 1,176 plays 0  

Achieve it - Medicine and Health Sciences at Nottingham

You could find the perfect course at Nottingham Browse our courses: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugcourses The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences offers a variety of undergraduate courses…

From  Deborah Storey on December 17th, 2013 0 likes 3,363 plays 0  

Greg Pearson - Environmental Science

Undergraduate environmental science student, Greg Pearson, talks about his experience studying at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus as a UK scholarship student.

From  brznc3 on November 28th, 2013 0 likes 25 plays 0