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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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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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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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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…

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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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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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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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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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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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What will you do with your animal sciences degree?

Alumna Katy Hogg talks about her career path following her animal science degree and how she uses the skills she learned during her degree on a daily basis. She offers her advice to students…

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From animal science degree to project management

Sarah Johns, Project Manager and animal sciences alumna talks about what her roles in project management within the science sector. She explains the relevance of her degree to project management and…

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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

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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

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Combining my medical background with a legal career

Adam Harrison, a Nottingham alumnus, talks about how after training and working as a doctor, he decided to retrain as a lawyer. He now combines both his interests in medicine and the law in his…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Zoology | parasitology, work placements and societies

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

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Neuroscience | advice, work experience and city life

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

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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.

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Genetics | advice, campus and celebrity snails!

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

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Career advice | Get support from a mentor

Nerissa Culli, neuroscience student, joined the Career Mentoring programme because she wanted to find out the differences between academic and industrial research, what lab activities involved and…

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Career advice | Professional guidance from alumni

Amy Prosser, Senior Scientist at Sygnature Discovery, talks about her role as a mentor and the types of questions she gets asked by students. They range from how she chose her PhD and how she got…

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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…

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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…

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Karen Cox - Career Support

Professor Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor 2013-2017, speaks about how the University of Nottingham has supported her career

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Karen Cox - Career Profile

Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham 2013 - 2017, talks about her career: Where it's taken her and how she got to where she is today.

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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…

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What does a sports consultant do? Richard Watton, alumnus, explains

Richard Watton, who works for The Sports Consultancy in London, talks about his role liaising with cities and sporting bodies to deliver high profile events. He also explores the skills you need and…

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Our research leaders of tomorrow

Our Anne McLaren and Nottingham Research Fellowship schemes produce the next generation of outstanding research leaders. We are recruiting an unprecedented number of research fellows as part of a…

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Nadia Whittome, first year law student talks about her interest in politics and experience to date!

Nadia talks about her interest in politics and how she has gained valuable work experience including working as a parliamentary intern during the Referendum campaign.

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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…

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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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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…

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John Hess, BBC editor talks about the challenges faced by political journalists

John Hess, worked for BBC East Midlands Today between 1997 and 2015, In this video he talks about the challenges of political journalism, the difference between regional and national reporting and…

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John Hess, BBC political editor talks about pursuing a career in journalism

John Hess, worked for BBC East Midlands Today between 1997 and 2015. In this video he talks about his interest in politics and the skills you need to become a journalist. In this competitive area of…

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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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Chris McDonald from Golder Associates talks about his career in waste management

Chris McDonald, Principal at Golder Associates, talks about his career in waste management and sustainability. He advises students interested in the environmental sector to think about what type of…

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Emily Buddin - Using the skills from her geography degree in transport planning.

Emily talks about her interest in transport planning and how she uses the skills developed during her geography degree in her job on a daily basis.

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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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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…

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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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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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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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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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Alumna Amy Prosser talks about her role as Senior Scientist at Sygnature Discovery

Amy, talks about her role in the Bioscience Department and the experience and skills needed to work in this area.

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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…

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Carwyn Jones, maths graduate, talks about his first role within the pharmaceutical industry

Carwyn started his career as a medical sales rep (also known as 'carrying the bag') and he talks about what this involves, the training and progression routes. Carwyn is now Partner at Open…

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Clive Olamiju, classics graduate, talks about his role at Propercorn

Clive talks about his role as Operations Executive at Propercorn, a highly successful small business whose popcorn is sold in supermarkets and outlets worldwide. Clive talks about how the skills he…

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Joe Hesford, English and philosophy graduate, talks about his role at Vodafone

Joe talks about his role as Commercial Finance Manager at Vodafone, how he utilises the skills developed during his degree in his currrent role and his advice to other arts graduates interested in a…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Helping students to build their CV

Ross Davies, Director at Strafe Creative, talks about how they have supported students to gain the skills and experience for the creative sector through the Nottingham Internship Scheme. The…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Bringing fresh ideas and skills to build the business

Emma Brown, Head of Project Management at Protolan, talks about how the Nottingham Internship Scheme has been so successful because the interns have brought in new ideas and skillsets to build…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Recruiting new talent for the business

Aaron Dicks, Managing Director at Impression, talks about how the Nottingham Internship Scheme has enabled him to recruit new talent for the business - achieving a 100% conversion rate! Ben Garry,…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Gaining experience in my chosen career

Rachel Flaxman, classical civilisation student, talks about her summer internship at Green's Mill and Science Centre and how it has given her an insight into a career in heritage. Rachel's…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Developing the skills for working life

Shannon Berridge, English student, talks about her summer internship at Strafe Creative - how she has developed the work-related skills that she will need for working life and gaining some work…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Improving my coding skills

Matt Kempa, computer science student, talks about his summer internship at Strafe Creative and how he developed his coding skills through the projects he worked on and the advice from the directors…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Working for a small company

Ollie Thompson, mechanical engineering student, talks about his summer internship at Protolan - the advantages of working for a small to medium-sized enterprise. Ollie's internship was organised…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Working in a professional environment

Daniel Markcoons, mechanical engineering student, talks about his summer internship at Protolan - the work he was involved with and how he gained a valuable insight into a professional working…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Making an impact

Ben Garry, BA English graduate, talks about his internship as a digital marketing executive and how he improved the online visibility of his clients' businesses and that of his employer,…

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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.…

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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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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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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…

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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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