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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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Transforming healthcare with pioneering imaging

The University of Nottingham is the home of MRI and has an internationally leading position in biomedical imaging research. We aim to establish the University as a powerhouse for imaging in precision…

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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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Why Study Ecclesiastes with Doug Ingram

Dr Doug Ingram and Dr Peter Watts look at one short and enigmatic biblical text: the Book of Ecclesiates – sometimes also called Qoheleth – and at the questions is poses not only to…

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Why Study The Old Testament with Doug Ingram

Dr Doug Ingram and Dr Peter Watts look at the value of studying that diverse library of books that go to make up the Old Testament. This has a value as an exploration of people quite apart from its…

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Take part in the UK POLLI:NATION Survey

Dr Sarah Pierce from the School of Life Sciences is on a mission. Sarah's the Open Air Laboratories Network (OPAL) community scientist for the Midlands region and is working with schools and…

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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 Theology in the Arts with Doug Ingram

Why bother with the study of theology in a university? Why bother with the study of religion – if you do not consider yourself religious? These are the questions address by two theologians…

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Why Study The Book of Jonah with Dr Doug Ingram

The Book of Jonah, one of the shortest texts in the Bible, is often seen as a simple short story – and it is this, but it is also something more. The argument of Dr Doug Ingram in this video…

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Sir John Sawers Chancellor’s Lecture: technology and security

Sir John Sawers, former Chief of MI6 and Nottingham alumnus, delivered a Chancellor’s Lecture on 25 November 2015 on a range of topics from technology, security and freedom, the Iraq War,…

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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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Why Study the Koine Greek Language with Peter Watts

All the documents of Christianity - such as those that are found in the collection known as 'the New Testament' - were written in the common Koine Greek language of the Mediterranean world.…

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The Hobbit - an unexpected theological journey

As the latest Warner Bros fantasy blockbuster, The Hobbit, hits the cinema screens, Dr Alison Milbank of the University's Department of Theology and Religious Studies, offers her insights into…

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Why Study Biblical Studies with Peter Watts

Dr Peter Watts explores the range of approaches to the Bible that are encompassed in the term ‘biblical studies.’ He brings out that while the study of the Bible exists as part of…

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Why Study Hebrew with Peter Watts

Peter Watts explores why it is valuable for someone studying theology to gain a working knowledge of the Hebrew language. It sees it as a key tool in the theologian’s toolkit. You might also…

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Sir Peter Mansfield talks about the development of MRI

At the age of 15 he was told he didn't have the qualifications to become a scientist. Today Sir Peter Mansfield, from The University of Nottingham, holds a Nobel Prize for Physiology and…

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Sir Andrew Witty's Installation

Live Stream footage from the installation of Sir Andrew Witty as the new Chancellor at The University fo Nottingham.

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Sir Andrew Witty - Sustainability

Sir Andrew Witty and Vice-Chancellor Prosfessor David Greenaway talk about sustainability at The University of Nottingham.

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An interview with our Chancellor Sir Andrew Witty

On the 12 March 2013 Sir Andrew Witty was officially installed as the new Chancellor of The University of Nottingham. In this video we find out about his time at the University, his career and what…

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