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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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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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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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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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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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#UoNFreshers - What to do before you arrive

Welcome to Nottingham! We're looking forward to helping you settle in. Here's a handy checklist to help you prepare for University. Visit https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/welcome for more…

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Graduate career opportunities within Citizens Advice

Interested in working for a charity? Neil Clurow, alumnus (social policy and administration) and development manager gives an insight into the work of Citizens Advice, the types of roles available,…

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Studying economics and econometrics

First-year undergraduate Xue is studying BSc Economics and Econometrics. Here, she talks about her experience at Nottingham so far. Find out about studying economics at…

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Combining economics with internships

Matthew is a third-year undergraduate in the School of Economics. He tells us how developing his skills through internships has led to a graduate job. See our courses at…

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Why we choose economics at Nottingham

Economics students share their reasons for choosing the University of Nottingham. Find out where economics could take you at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/economics/study

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Focusing on economic development

Umme is studying MSc Economic Development and Policy Analysis. She tells us what made her choose her masters degree. Discover our courses at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/economics/study

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Specialising in behavioural economics

Speaking from the Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics, Nada shares her experience of studying MSc Behavioural Economics. See our courses at…

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Opening the door to a career in economics

Philosophy graduate Fabrizio tells us how his economics conversion course is preparing him for a career in the public sector. Find out more at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/economics-gdip

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Studying postgraduate economics

MSc student Fei tells us about the support he’s received to develop his economic skills. Study with us: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/economics/study

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Take a closer look at our geography facilities

Geographers work to understand the world around us. At the University of Nottingham, you will develop your knowledge in specially equipped laboratories with support from experienced technicians.…

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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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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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Episode 1: Introduction

This episode introduces the series, explaining what economic and social rights are, where they come from, and how they fit into international human rights law.

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Episode 4: Maximum Available Resources

This episode addresses one of the most commonly misunderstood obligations imposed by economic and social rights: the duty of states to use the maximum of their available resources to give effect to…

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Episode 5: Retrogression

This episode focuses on the presumption under international human rights law against the permissibility of retrogression – or backward steps – in terms of economic and social rights…

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Episode 9: Work Rights

This episode outlines work rights (specifically the right to work and the right to just and favourable conditions of work), what they protect, and what they require of governments

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Episode 12: International Enforcement Processes

In this episode, we will focus on the ways in which states can be held accountable for their implementation of their economic and social rights duties under international law.

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When beasties go large: #BeastsofUoN

Who are the #beastsofUoN? Students, staff and members of the community at the University of Nottingham share their green and beautiful surroundings with a startling range of often highly visible and…

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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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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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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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Shaping the future of education

The BA Education combines the academic study of educational systems and practices with an emphasis on career development for an extensive, diverse and exciting field. For more information…

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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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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 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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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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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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Professor Todd Landman, Norms, Values and Morality: The Comparative Politics of Human Rights

On April 21, 2016, the Research Priority Area in Rights and Justice at the University of Nottingham hosted a special lecture by Professor Todd Landman, a world-leading expert on human rights. He…

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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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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:…

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Geography field trip to Berlin

In this video we follow a group of 3rd year Geography students as they embark on a field trip to Berlin! There are various opportunities to attend field trips organised by the School of…

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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…

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Emmanuel Tommy - MBA CSR Student

MBA student Emmanuel Tommy shares his experience of studying for the MBA in Corporate Social Responsibility at Nottingham University Business School.

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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…

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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.

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Alison McNab at 2nd December 2015 Teaching and Learning Seminar: Connecting with the Professions

Alison McNab at 2nd December 2015 Teaching and Learning Seminar: Connecting with the Professions

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Paul Greatrix at 2nd December 2015 Teaching and Learning Seminar: Connecting with the Professions

Paul Greatrix at 2nd December 2015 Teaching and Learning Seminar: Connecting with the Professions

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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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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…

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Why Study the Hebrew Bible and Anthropology with Carly Crouch

Dr Carly Crouch seeks to demonstrate how the methods of the anthropologist can help us understand complex passages in the Hebrew Bible. She takes the Book of Deuteronomy as a test case and looks at…

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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…

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Vlog: Making friends and socialising

Amy and Laura are here to give some advice on socialising and making friends at University. See Amy and Laura's Societies video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5RZjYzWBrk See more of Amy and…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility

In this video Dr Wendy Chapple introduces the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR) and the courses on offer. For more information…

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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…

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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…

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M12101 Social and Global Justice

M12101 Social and Global Justice with David Stevens

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