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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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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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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 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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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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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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Leadership Award: Sustainability in Campus Design

Since joining the University of Nottingham in 1995, Chris Jagger has brought a visionary approach to long-term integrated planning, development, maintenance and growth of the multi award-winning…

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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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Novel Pressurised Wing Structures

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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…

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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…

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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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#a-zoftheology; C is for Codex

Prof. Tom O’Loughlin examines what is meant by the word ‘codex’ and how this was the characteristic book-form in early Christianity.Other entries in the A-Z of Theology playlist can…

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Objects of Belief; An Esther Scroll with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent discusses with Prof. Tom O’Loughlin a precious item found in many Jewish homes: a copy of the biblical Book of Esther in its original form as a scroll. Mendy Lent gives an…

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Sacred Calendars; Purim with Rabbi Mendy Lent

Rabbi Mendy Lent tells the story behind the festival of Purim when Jews still celebrate their deliverance at the time of Queen Esther – as found in the Book of Esther in the bible

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The University of Nottingham 'Student Nursing Times' student award winners

The University of Nottingham 'Student Nursing Times' student award winners discuss how it felt to receive their prestigious awards, as well as what it means to them and how it will help…

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The University of Nottingham 'Student Nursing Times' staff award winners

The University of Nottingham 'Student Nursing Times' staff award winners discuss how it felt to be shortlisted and to win the prestigious award, as well as what it means for the future of…

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Sacred Calendars; The Jewish Year - an overview with Mendy Lent

All religions use time as a central element in the way they celebrate. They have a sacred year – a sequence of festivals arranged in an annual cycle. Here Rabbi Mendy Lent introduces the…

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A-Z of Theology; E is for Eucharist

Professor Tom O’Loughlin points out a complexity in the use of the word ‘eucharist.’ It is usually thought of as just a technical name for a ritual – the ritual practiced…

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askatheologian; What are the Apocryphal Books?

Professor Tom O'Loughlin examines the various meanings of the word, 'apocrypha' in Christian discourse - and how it can never be used in a neutral sense.

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Why Study The Book of Deuteronomy with Carly Crouch

Dr Carly Crouch introduces the key themes is the Book of Deuteronomy. While we think of it a mainly a collection of laws and legal material, we should not lose sight of its two great themes. First,…

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Men’s Hockey BUCS Big Wednesday highlights

A highlights video of University of Nottingham Sport Men’s Hockey, playing at the BUCS Big Wednesday championship final, March 25 2015. The team beat Loughborough to win gold, the first time…

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Groups and Groupings webinar

This is the recording of a webinar I delivered on 12th May 2015

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Engineering year in industry - working at WindAid and de Gournay

Candice De Aguiar, who is studying Product Manufacture and Design MEng, took a year out in industry to work for WindAid and de Gournay. Watch this video to hear her story. Visit the Engineering…

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Brewing Science Course Overview

A short introduction of MSc Brewing Science and Practice course at The University of Nottingham. For more information about the course…

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Nottingham Conferences: University Park

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Nottingham Conferences: Jubilee Campus

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Levitation recreates nature's dumbbells

Using magnetic levitation to imitate weightlessness, researchers led by physicists at The University of Nottingham have manufactured solid wax models of splash form tektites – the tiny pieces…

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Christmas Jumper Timelapse

We invited staff and students to take part in a group Christmas jumper photo in front of the Nottingham sign to celebrate the last day of term and coincide with Save the Children's Christmas…

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Why Study Sufism with Harith bin Ramli

Dr Harith bin Ramli introduces a tradition of theology and religious practice that arose in the third century after the Prophet (circa 9th Century AD) which is known as Sufism. Sufism represents an…

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British Museum Vikings exhibition helps researchers translate Norse heritage

The first major exhibition on Vikings at the British Museum for over 30 years which opened on 6 March in London highlights a new research project by Viking experts at The University of Nottingham. …

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Finding accommodation in Nottingham

Advice on finding accommodation in Nottingham.

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Windows on War

A short film on the Windows on War project. Listen to project participants and how they built the online exhibition. For more information visit: http://windowsonwar.nottingham.ac.uk/

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School of Medicine - New Beginnings

School of Medicine launch video.

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Vivian Ng Wing Wei - Psychology

Undergraduate psychology student, Vivian Ng Wing Wei, talks about her experience studying abroad at The University of Nottingham, UK, for part of her degree.

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Lowry revisited

As the 2013 Lowry exhibition closes in London, we take a look back to the success of our own Lowry exhibition, which opened its doors to the public two years ago on 16 November. Held in the…

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Lustre - Lakeside's annual craft makers' market

Lustre is Lakeside's annual craft makers' market, held every November and featuring the work of over 55 makers. This year Lustre will take place on the 9 & 10 November. For more…

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Offshore Wind Turbines

Since 2005, the Engineering Faculty has been developing systems to harvest renewable energy in the form of compressed air, and storing that air as necessary. This opens up the possibility of a…

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Our experts make it rain inside Nottingham Contemporary!

It's not every day our experts are asked to make it rain inside an art gallery...but for an installation by Klaus Weber at Nottingham Contemporary the team at the Environmental Technology Centre…

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New application to reduce CO2 emissions of aircraft

Professor Kwing-So Choi explains how the application of Plasma Actuators in aircraft can significantly reduce CO2 emissions. Video by Debs Storey http://www.linkedin.com/in/debsstorey

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