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onebillion app

Software developed to help children around the world to teach themselves reading, writing and arithmetic – and backed by academics at The University of Nottingham – is joint winner of a…

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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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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q3)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question three on the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: identify a sector challenge…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q1)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question one on the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: please state why you have…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q2)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question two of the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: explain how your strengths and…

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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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#WeAreUoN Gaby's story

Dr Gaby Neher is an inspiring educator, mentor and researcher. With specialist expertise in the Renaissance period of art history, Gaby's always looking for new and interesting ways to engage…

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#WeAreUoN Claudia's story

Claudia works directly with students at one of our Student Service Centres. Claudia works front of house helping students with any queries they may have during their time here at University. From…

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#WeAreUoN Ark's story

Ark is relatively new in his role as a Senior Mobile Developer but he’s already making waves with his work on the MyNottingham app. His enthusiasm and openness to feedback from students and…

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#WeAreUoN Celebrating our EU staff

Our University thrives on the diversity of its people, both staff and students. We collaborate to provide a transformational teaching experience and deliver research of global significance. …

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Applying for jobs outside academia - assessing your skills and behaviours (3/3)

In this third video in the series, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, focuses on assessing your skills, behaviours and experiences realistically. There are challenges involved in doing this as not…

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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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Eriko from Bangladesh

Eriko from Bangladesh, one of our International Student Ambassadors, talks about why she chose to study MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management with us, and her experiences of life as a…

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Discover your career

We offer a world of possibility for our passionate staff, where together we all make a difference. Discover how you can further your career and unlock your potential at the University of Nottingham.…

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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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Sports facility access - Aymun

A sports facilities access video filmed at David Ross Sports Village with disabled student - Aymun Khan. The video features Aymun's journey through the facility, from the accessible parking to…

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Advanced Manufacturing Building official opening

With manufacturing on the cusp of a technological revolution, a flagship research facility has opened its doors at the University of Nottingham to help future-proof UK industry in a competitive…

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Honorary Graduate 2018 - Sarah Gordy - Dr of Laws

Inspirational actor, dancer, model and Mencap campaigner Sarah Gordy MBE was awarded the Degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa from The University of Nottingham on 12 December 2018. This video is a…

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Celebrating our technical talent

Our technical colleagues at the University of Nottingham are vital to the success of our institution, bringing skills and expertise that are essential to delivering research and teaching on an…

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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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Sports facility access - Clare

A sports facilities access video filmed at Jubilee Sports Centre with disabled student - Clare Stephenson-Hunter. The video features Clare's journey through the facility as a disabled student,…

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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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Ha from Vietnam discusses life at Nottingham

Khanh Ha Fan, a Chevening Scholar from Vietnam, discusses life in the UK and studying at the University of Nottingham.

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Chevening Scholars at Nottingham

We are proud to support Chevening Scholarships, the UK's global masters scholarship programme for outstanding scholars with leadership potential. Chevening Scholars Charles from Nigeria, Ha from…

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PhD in Translational Imaging (School of Medicine)

Dr Shahideh Safavi, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Respiratory Medicine, School of Medicine, speaks about studying for a PhD in Translational Imaging at the University of Nottingham,…

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#UoNFreshers - Getting Around

With all of the various transport options, getting around campus and the wider Nottingham area is really easy. Watch the video to find out more. https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/welcome

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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…

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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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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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The private life of atomic clusters

Having already succeeded in ‘filming’ inter-molecular chemical reactions – using the electron beam of a transmission electron microscope (TEM) as a stop-frame imaging tool experts…

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I hear what you say! Or do I?

Children rely more on auditory information. This means they are less susceptible to illusions in which vision changes sound. Conversely, adults are more likely to be influenced by what they see, and…

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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…

From  Lindsay Brooke 9 Months ago 0 likes 2 views 0  

#UoNFreshers - International students

Welcome to Nottingham! Here's a handy checklist to help you prepare for your journey to Nottingham and University life. Visit https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/welcome for more information.

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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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Mature Students - Stronger Together

There's lots of support in place for mature students studying at the University of Nottingham. Meet some of our students who explain what it's like to be a mature student at UoN.

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Studying a PhD at the School of Medicine

Our PhD students talk about what it's like to study at the School of Medicine and Nottingham. They also share their top tips for PhD applications and making the most of your PhD studies at the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Raising the flag for #NottsPride 2018 🌈🏳️‍🌈

The new LGBT+ Officer for the Student's Union got up super early on 27 July 2018 to raise the rainbow flag in celebration of Notts Pride 2018. Have a great #NottsPride everyone! 🏳️‍🌈

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Rabbit Face survey asks how cute are these bunnies?

An irresistible ‘rabbit cuteness’ survey has been launched to help animal scientists understand what makes a bunny cute and which facial features make some bunnies cuter than others. The…

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Glassblowing Technicians @ UoN

Our highly skilled and expert technical staff are essential to delivering research and teaching on an international stage. Take a look inside our Glassblowing workshop with Clive and Conor here at…

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Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott – University of Nottingham Sport Hall of Fame

Alumni Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott made history at the London 2012 Olympic Games by winning Great Britain’s first ever gold medal in the canoe slalom event. Best friends since their time at…

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Robert Clift – University of Nottingham Sport Hall of Fame

Hockey star and alumnus Robert Clift was part of the legendary Great Britain team who won gold at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul. In an international career spanning a decade, Clift won 75 caps for…

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Annie Panter – University of Nottingham Sport Hall of Fame

Hockey star Annie Panter earnt over 100 caps for England and Great Britain in her 10 year international career including a bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Overcoming a series of…

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#UoNVideoBox at Graduation

Each year we set up a video diary room to see what our graduates have to say for themselves...

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UoN The Hidden Half: Grapevine

Grapevine (Vitis) from the plant family Vitaceae is a flowing vine plant with 79 different species and is an economically important source of grapes, both for the consumption of the fruit itself and…

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A student invention to ensure your balls are match fit

A team of mechanical engineering students at the University of Nottingham has developed a portable impact tester to accurately gauge the rebound of a tennis ball.

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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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UoN The Hidden Half: Wild Pea

Pisum sativum is more commonly known as the pea plant. These plants are well known for growing peas in pods which are the plant’s fruit. This is an important crop now grown in many parts of the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Ageotropum Pea

Pisum sativum is more commonly known as the pea plant. These plants are well known for growing peas in pods which are the plant’s fruit. This is an important crop now grown in many parts of the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Spinach

Spinach, Spinacia oleracea, is a flower that is best known for its edible leaves. It is thought the plant originated in Iran and then moved across the world until finally reaching the UK in the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Alpine Strawberry

Wild alpine strawberry, Fragaria vesca, is one of 20 different strawberry species. The most common strawberry found in the supermarket is a cross between two species, fragaria and ananassa, and…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Rocket

Rocket, Eruca sativa, is also known as arugula in America. This edible plant is in the Brassicaceae family which includes many well-known plants such as broccoli and kale. It has been part of our…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Asparagus

Asparagus, Asparagus officinalis, is a well-known spring vegetable enjoyed since ancient times. A recipe including asparagus is included in one of the first known recipe books written by the romans…

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Your Community

Moving into the local community this year? Don't forget that you're going to be part of a diverse residential community. Find out how you can make a positive…

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Tennis at the University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham boasts an ambitious tennis set up for all levels of player, from beginner to elite. Our partnerships with the Nottingham Tennis Centre, located adjacent to our University…

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