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Charles from Nigeria discusses life at Nottingham

Charles Adedugba, a Chevening Scholar from Nigeria, discusses life in the UK and studying at the University of Nottingham.

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#WasteNott — the plastics challenge

We've developed new targets to change the way we use single-use plastic. Get involved and play your part. https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/wasteNott

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Take the Plastics Challenge survey

We use more than a million disposable coffee cups a year on campus, along with many other single-use plastics. Take our survey and help us set challenging targets to improve our environment and…

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At the heart of a revolution in greener transport

Propulsion in transport is on the cusp of a revolution and societies are being challenged to think differently about how we move people and goods. Our discoveries in sustainable materials and…

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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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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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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 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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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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Creative Energy Homes

A long-term development of “Creative Energy Homes” on the University of Nottingham campus provides a living test-site to work with the University investigating integration of energy…

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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  Debs Storey 4 Years ago 0 likes 8 views 0  

Zero carbon 'HOUSE' designed and built by students 'comes home'

Design and construct a low cost, zero carbon, family starter home, transport it to Spain, build it, landscape it and open it to the public. That was the challenge faced by a group of students from…

From  Lindsay Brooke 4 Years ago 0 likes 57 views 0  

PhD student Muniirah Mbabazi is studying nutrition policy in developing countries

Muniirah Mbabazi, from Uganda, is researching nutrition policy in Uganda for her PhD. In the past she has also carried out research into sustainable diets, including edible insects.

From  Lindsay Brooke 5 Years ago 0 likes 56 views 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…

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Impact Campaign - An Introduction

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

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Impact Campaign - Health and Well-Being

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

From  Sarah Blythe 5 Years ago 0 likes 76 views 0  

Impact Campaign - Ingenuity

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

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Impact Campaign - Nurturing Talent

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

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Impact Campaign - Sustainable Futures

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

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Impact Campaign - The Nottingham Experience

Impact: The Campaign for Nottingham will raise £150 million in philanthropic support across five strategic themes over the next five years. Our five themes encompass a series of high-impact…

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Re-writing the research on the treatment of infection

A major breakthrough in the search for alternatives to antibiotics and the treatment of infection could provide microbiologists with a whole new insight into the way germs co-exist with or attack…

From  Lindsay Brooke 5 Years ago 0 likes 225 views 0  

Fighting Climate Change with Carbon Capture and Storage

The Centre for Innovation in Carbon Capture and Storage at the University of Nottingham is producing ground-breaking research into carbon capture and making fossil fuels greener. Find out more about…

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How Ethical are Biofuels?

Researchers at the University of Nottingham explain how their work on Bio-fuel and it's social impact is a pioneering project in the UK. Assuring sustainable biofuels at the University of…

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Organic Chemistry and Cancer Research

Professor Christopher Moody explains the processes and goals behind research in organic chemistry, finding medication for cancer and other purposes. See more about the University of…

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Global Food Security and Efficient Plants

How are scientists working to double global food production by 2050? The University of Nottingham is producing world-class research into producing nutrition-efficient plants, as part of a wider look…

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