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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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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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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:…

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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…

From  Debs Storey 7 Months ago 0 likes 108 views 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

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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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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 7 Months ago 0 likes 338 views 0  

Why Study Women in 'Q' with Sara Parks

Dr Sara Parks introduces the text that lies behind the gospels of Matthew and Luke – to which we give the name ‘Q’. In turn, this allows her to study what this text says about women…

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Why Study The Aftermath of the Flood in Genesis 8

Dr Tarah van de Weile examines the Genesis story of the aftermath of Noah’s flood. She shows us the complexity of the storyteller’s design and how he want to convey the goodness and order…

From  Simon Barnett 8 Months ago 0 likes 4 views 0  

Why Study Sharia and Islamic Law

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani explains the distinction between sharia (what is the right way to live as known within the mind of God), the exposition by jurists – fiqh –of what this is from sources…

From  Simon Barnett 8 Months ago 0 likes 5 views 0  

Why Study Moral Rationalism in Islamic Law

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani one of the key questions about morality that confronts theists: is the Good what God commands, or, is what God commands ‘the Good’?

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Why Study Another Finitude

Martin Heidegger (1889-1976) made the theme of finitude, human finitude, central to his philosophy: humans have ‘being towards death.’ In this video Prof. Agata Bielik-Robson challenges…

From  Simon Barnett 8 Months ago 0 likes 3 views 0  

Why Do Muslims Believe in Moral Rationalism?

Dr Ali-reza Bhojani introduced the notion that the basis of morality is not simply based in the acts of divine revelation, but is inherent in the moral order that human beings find within themselves.

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What is a Gospel with Sara Parks

Prof. Thomas O’Loughlin discusses with Dr Sara Parks the origins of the Christian notion of a ‘gospel’ and how it moved from being a political notion in the Roman Empire, to being a…

From  Simon Barnett 8 Months ago 0 likes 1 views 0  

Why Study Theology at Nottingham with Frances Knight

Professor Frances Knight introduces the two distance learning MA programmes run by the department: the MA in Church History; and the MA in Systematic and Philosophical Theology. All details in this…

From  Simon Barnett 8 Months ago 0 likes 4 views 0  

Why Study Principles in Liturgy with Tom O'Loughlin

What makes a good liturgy? Many approaches are taken to this question – and it is a question everyone asks, at least implicitly, after every act of participation. In this video Professor Thomas…

From  Simon Barnett 8 Months ago 0 likes 2 views 0  

VLOG: 5 things I've learnt from first year

Ese chats about five things she's learnt from her first year at Nottingham. Check out Ese's personal channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQV0i91RlbwGQUOx9fRPvqQ

From  Tom Travis 9 Months ago 0 likes 101 views 0  

Danelaw Saga: Bringing Vikings back to the East Midlands

Invade…immigrate…integrate… inspire. The exhibition ‘Danelaw Saga’ ran from 15th December 2017 to 8th April 2018 and told the tale of how the Vikings shaped the East…

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Firth Seminar 2018 - Professor John Barclay

Every two years the University of Nottingham appoints an eminent theologian to deliver the Firth Lectures which comprise of two public lectures (since 2012 these are available on YouTube) and a…

From  Simon Barnett 11 Months ago 0 likes 4 views 0  

Firth Lecture 2018 Part 2 - Professor John Barclay

In this video, John Barclay, the Firth Lecturer for 2018, presented a fresh reading of grace and gift in Paul's theology – and especially what is found in 2 Corinthians. This shows us that…

From  Simon Barnett 11 Months ago 0 likes 2 views 0  

Firth Lecture 2018 Part 1 - Professor John Barclay

In his book, Paul and the Gift (2015) John Barclay presented a fresh reading of grace and gift in Paul's theology, studying it in view of ancient notions of ‘gift’ and shining new…

From  Simon Barnett 11 Months ago 0 likes 8 views 0  

Liz Nicholl: Facilities for elite athletes at University of Nottingham

CEO of UK Sport and alumna Liz Nicholl talks about how important the state-of-the-art facilities available at the University of Nottingham are to elite athletes. For more information visit…

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Career advice | How to write a great application form

Erica Sparkes, Employability Education Projects Officer gives her advice on making an effective job application.

From  Jackie Thompson A year ago 0 likes 192 views 0  

Career advice | How to ace an assessment centre

Shelley Ashenden, Senior Careers Adviser, gives her top tips for acing an assessment centre.

From  Jackie Thompson A year ago 0 likes 254 views 0  

Career advice | How to make your CV stand out

Cathy Sibley, Employability Education Projects Officer, gives her top tips on how to make sure your CV stands out from the rest and is placed in the 'interview' pile!

From  Jackie Thompson A year ago 0 likes 507 views 0  

Career advice | How to give a strong presentation

Luke Lynch, Employability Education Projects Officer, gives his top tips on how to deliver an effective presentations during the recruitment process. Often this is an activity that students or…

From  Jackie Thompson A year ago 0 likes 168 views 0  

Career advice | How to write an effective covering letter

Hayley Gilmore, Students' Union Employability Manager, gives her top tips on writing an effective covering letter when applying for a job vacancy.

From  Jackie Thompson A year ago 0 likes 366 views 0  

Vlog: Things I wish I'd known last year

Sophie offers the advice she wish she'd known before she started university. Sophie's channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5yVk7Sw4KXrsisGxvwmfig

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 42 views 0  

Vlog: Living off campus

Hannah gives some tips about living off campus. Hannah's channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCoZGyEMMW4ljy1QakZFgcg

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Vlog: More things you might be worried about

Humeara offers advice about budgeting, making friends, living away from home and not drinking alcohol. Check out Humeara's channelhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaDN4YrUnT-Y6R_Wb1X0jlg/videos…

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 21 views 0  

Karen Cox - Top Three Things

Professor Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor 2013 - 2017, speaks about the top three things she appreciated most about working for the University of Nottingham

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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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Vlog: Things you might be worrying about...but don't need to be!

Starting uni can be a bit scary, so Ali's here to settle your nerves about making friends, living away from home and managing your work. Ali's channel:…

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 22 views 0  

Vlog: Being LGBT+ at uni 🌈

Jamie talks about his experience of being LGBT+ at unihttps://facebook.com/groups/UoNLGBThttps://uon-su-lgbt.com/

From  Tom Travis A year ago 1 likes 133 views 0  

Vlog: 5 tips for getting into marketing with an Arts degree

American & Canadian Studies alumna and BBC Apprentice candidate Rebecca Jeffery gives her top 5 tips for getting into marketing with an Arts degree.

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 14 views 0  

Vlog: Preparing for uni

Ali talks about group chats, public transport and packing before heading to uni. See more of Ali's videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVeAFCl1LROdRvjzf_V09jg

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 59 views 0  

Vlog: Uni Q&A with alumni The Anna Edit and Mark Newton

Our alumni Anna and Mark answer your questions about starting uni, moving in, making the most of your time as a student and life after graduation! Check out Anna's channel at…

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 109 views 0  

Vlog: 5 things I've learnt from first year at uni

Find out the top 5 things Ali's learnt from her first year at university. Watch more of Ali's videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVeAFCl1LROdRvjzf_V09jg

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0 likes 254 views 0  

Remembering the Reformation 1517 - 2017

2017 marks the five-hundred anniversary of the beginning of the European Reformation. As part of a series of events to commemorate this event which has done so much to share modern Europe and…

From  Simon Barnett A year ago 0 likes 16 views 0  

How do we look back on definitions and divisions in the sixteenth century? with David Gehring

How ever remember the past is related to how we see what is happening in our present. In this video Dr David Gehring – of Nottingham’s Department of History – looks at how our…

From  Simon Barnett A year ago 0 likes 5 views 0  

How did the Reformers view their own History? with Alan Ford

The reformers were faced with many challenges, but one that is often forgotten was the need to justify their actions historically. How did it come about that the church needed reform? To what image…

From  Simon Barnett A year ago 0 likes 5 views 0  

Theologians in Conversation; How do people perceive the Liturgy?

Kevin McGinnell and Tom O’Loughlin discuss the complexity of how liturgy is perceived / received / celebrated in contemporary multi-ethnic urban Britain. An underlying assumption of most…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 5 views 0  

Why Study the Fin de Siècle with Frances Knight

Prof. Frances Knight, an expert on the religious history of the late nineteenth century, examines the religious dimension of the cultural movements we associate with the term ‘Fin de…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 4 views 0  

Your Voice in the Faculty of Engineering

The Your Voice campaign is something that all students in the Faculty of Engineering can get involved with. If you have an issue with your course, a great idea that needs funding or simply need to…

From  Tom Travis 2 Years ago 0 likes 96 views 0  

Theologians in Conversation; Liturgical Ordo with Kevin McGinnell

One of the major developments in Christianity in recent years has been the growth of ecumenical approaches to liturgy. Here one of the leaders of those conversations in the English-speaking world,…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 6 views 0  

Why Study Martin Luther with Simeon Zahl

Martin Luther (1483-1546) is the most famous of the sixteenth-century reformers who began his attach on the practices of the Catholic Church five centuries ago in 1517. Here Dr Simeon Zahl looks at…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 4 views 0  

Why Study Theology with Simeon Zahl

There are many definitions of theology and in this video Dr Simeon Zahl shared his view of what he does as a theologian and why he thinks it important. He sees himself as engaging in a formal manner…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 6 views 0  

Objects of Belief; The Table

Tables are a part of everyday life, but they also have significance in many religious rituals which are connected with food / eating. Here Prof. Tom O’Loughlin looks at a range of meanings…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 7 views 0  

Objects of Belief; The Cup with Tom O'Loughlin

The Eucharist is a central ritual of Christians, and a central to that ritual is the use of a cup of wine for which thanks have been offered to God. But what is often forgotten is that in this…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 17 views 0  

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:…

From  Robert Ounsworth 2 Years ago 0 likes 54 views 0  

Vlog: A day in the life of BBC Apprentice candidate Rebecca Jeffery

Find out what a typical day is like for our American and Canadian Studies alumna Rebecca Jeffery.Rebecca runs her own design and marketing business with her sister and appeared as a candidate on the…

From  Tom Travis 2 Years ago 0 likes 142 views 0  

Why Study Oscar Wilde with Frances Knight

Dr Frances Knight explores some of the religious dimensions of the life and works of Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) and in particular his Ballad of Reading Goal and De Profundis. She also examines…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 3 views 0  

Why Study the writings of Edward Gibbon with Jeremy Gregory

Edward Gibbon (1737-94) published his most famous work, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, in 1776. Famous or notorious in presenting the rise of Christianity as the cause of the decline of…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 10 views 0  

How ESRC funding has helped our current PhD students

Alex Bradley and Siobhan Hearne are currently undertaking their PhDs at Nottingham and have received funding from the ESRC to cover their tuition fees and living expenses. In this video, they discuss…

From  Debs Storey 2 Years ago 0 likes 23 views 0  

Postgraduate studentships with the Midlands Graduate School

Nottingham is part of the Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership, which offers funding opportunities for postgraduate students each year.In this video, Professor Alison Pilnick,…

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Why Study the History of Religion with Jeremy Gregory

Professor Jeremy Gregory examines the case that the history of religion is as close as we can get to ‘total history’: looking at all aspects of individuals in societies in the past in the…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 6 views 0  

Sacred Calendars;Thanksgiving in the United States of America with Dr Simeon Zahl

Dr Simeon Zahl describes his experience, as an American, of celebrating a relatively modern festival: Thanksgiving in the United States of America.A similar video from the Sacred Calendars…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 13 views 0  

Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Huit Tableaux

Dr Paul Smith, Department of French and Francophone Studies, gives a brief overview of the module Huit Tableaux: Art and Politics in Nineteenth-Century France (1799-1871)

From  Susie Colley 2 Years ago 0 likes 183 views 0  

Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Fictions of Self Knowledge

Dr James Helgeson, Department of French and Francophone Studies, gives a brief overview of the module Fictions of Self Knowledge

From  Susie Colley 2 Years ago 0 likes 88 views 0  

Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: American Madness Mental Illness in History and Culture

Dr Robin Vandome, Department of American and Canadian Studies, gives a brief overview of the module American Madness: Mental Illness in History and Culture

From  Susie Colley 2 Years ago 0 likes 114 views 0  

Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Latino Cultures

Dr Stephanie Lewthwaite, Department of American and Canadian Studies, gives a brief overview of the module Latino Cultures

From  Susie Colley 2 Years ago 0 likes 129 views 0  

Why Study Theology with Alison Milbank and Tom O'Loughlin

Joe Scales – and undergraduate in the department – asks two of his teachers why they study theology. There are as many definitions of theology as there are theologians – and here…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 5 views 0  

Theologians in Conversation; Religious Literacy

Joe Scales – and undergraduate in the department – asks two of his teachers why they consider it so important for people in general (not just a few experts) to have a basic religious…

From  Simon Barnett 2 Years ago 0 likes 2 views 0  

#a-z of theology; A is for Analogy of Being

Prof. Tom O’Loughlin examines what is meant when theologians refer to ‘the analogy of being’ (analogia entis). Other videos that look at the same topic include; Why Study the…

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