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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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Archaeology Labs Tour 2021

Final Year student Rachel Rolph takes us on a tour of the Archaeology Labs and explains what happens in the Bones, Materials and Teaching Labs with the aid of a few friendly lecturers.

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Future Food | building a rhizotron system: time-lapse

A time-lapse video of the assembly process of building a rhizotron system - part of the Future Food Beacon. For more information visit:…

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FoodSHOTS Episode 4: Bacon

An introduction to the science behind bacon and curing with Dr Tristan Dew of the Future Food Beacon. For more information about Future Food research at the University of Nottingham visit:…

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An introduction to the Ionomics Facility

An introduction to the Ionomics facility - part of the Future Food Beacon For more information visit: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/research/beacons-of-excellence/future-food/index.aspx

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Ancient DNA Facility - part one (the plan)

The first of three films in a series looking at the development of a new Ancient DNA facility, at UoN. For more information visit: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/future-food

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An Introduction to the MakerSpace

An introduction to the MakerSpace - part of the Future Food Beacon. For more information visit: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/future-food

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FoodSHOTS Episode 3: Jams, fruit preserves and pectin

An introduction to the science of jams and pectin gels, with Dr Tristan Dew of the Future Food Beacon. For more information about Future Food research at the University of Nottingham visit:…

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Vase stories

Dr Hannah O'Regan discusses the importance of a very fishy vase, and what it can tell us about the past. Find out more about the Department of Classics and Archaeology…

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Equality and Inclusion in Science and Engineering

Celebrating Alumni event 25th of February 2020

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Track and trace - is it safe? Dr Colin Johnson discusses the new app

The public is being asked to help in the national fight against Covid-19 by downloading and using the new NHS track and trace app but is their data safe? Dr Colin Johnson in the School of Computer…

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Let's talk about tech

Children are growing up surrounded by tech, but does the law adequately protect them online? Our research is challenging lawmakers and tech companies to protect children's rights in an…

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15. How to view student answers

This video demonstrates how to view answers submitted by your students in any Open Labyrinth case.

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14. Adding a photo counter to create progress bars

This video demonstrates how to add image counters to give students an idea of how far through an Open Labyrinth case they are.

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13. Adding a numerical counter

This video demonstrates how to add numerical counters to calculate an accumulation of cost in an Open Labyrinth case eg. how much diagnostic testing has cost the client.

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12. Adding a pop up message

This video demonstrates how to add a pop up message in Open Labyrinth.

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11. Making questions: Drag and drop

This video demonstrates how to add drag and drop questions in Open Labyrinth.

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10. Making questions: Free text box

This video demonstrates how to add free text box questions in Open Labyrinth.

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9. Making questions: MCQs

This video demonstrates how to add multiple choice questions in Open Labyrinth.

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8. Making small corrections quickly

This video demonstrates how to quickly make minor corrections in Open Labyrinth.

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7. Inserting a video via YouTube

This video demonstrates how to incorporate videos in to your Open Labyrinth cases.

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6. Inputting hyperlinks

This video demonstrates how to add hyperlinks to your Open Labyrinth cases.

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5. Uploading an image and changing size

This video demonstrates how to add photos and images to your Open Labyrinth cases.

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4. Tour of and using the visual editor

This video introduces you to the visual editor in Open Labyrinth.

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3. Editing nodes

This video demonstrates how to edit nodes (case pages) in Open Labyrinth.

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2. Making a case by duplicating an existing one

This video demonstrates how to make a new case in Open Labyrinth by duplicating an existing case.

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1. Tour of Open Labyrinth

This video is an introduction to the basic features of Open Labyrinth, an online platform for interactive patient based scenarios.

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The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

The School of Veterinary Medicine and Science is research focused, highly rated by our students, and has a tradition of winning awards. Watch the video to find out more. Visit the website for more…

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MSc Machine Learning in Science | Course overview

Discover MSc Machine Learning in Science, a new masters from the School of Physics and Astronomy, School of Computer Science and School of Mathematical Sciences.

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Sutton Bonington Experience

Home to our veterinary and bioscience courses, Sutton Bonington Campus offers a student experience that's as unique as you are. From sports to events and societies, and even a farmers…

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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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Open Days Placements Video - Faculty of Social Sciences

6 minute video. Faculty Placements Manager Stephen Vaccarini and recent placements intern Sarah Lazar talk about the School's placements and internships offer.

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Working in a commercial setting with a scientific background

Kiri Granger, PhD alumna and Director of Neuroscience at Cambridge Cognition, talks about her job role and working in a commercial setting. She explores the differences in working in this type of…

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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 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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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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Hannah at The Royal Society

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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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2017: a landmark year for research at the University of Nottingham

2017 was an unprecedented year for research at the University of Nottingham. The largest planned investment in research in the University's history was announced at the Royal Society in London,…

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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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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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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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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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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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MSc Study in Biosciences

MSc Study in Biosciences

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Jasmine Southam

Sport Rehabilitation and Exercise Science

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Rory Staunton

BSc Sport Rehabilitation and Exercise Science

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Ben Lowe

BSc Sport Rehabilitation and Exercise Science

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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 the future of food

Our multidisciplinary research tackles one of the key challenges facing the planet: how do we feed ourselves as the growing global population puts unsustainable pressure on the world's…

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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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University of Nottingham BSA Science Media Fellows 2016

The University of Nottingham sponsored three British Science Association Media Fellows in 2016. They were placed with The Times, the FT and BBC Science. Find out how they got on.

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Ape Heart Project - Twycross Zoo and The University of Nottingham

The Ape Heart Project is a European-wide research programme led by leading primate specialists at Twycross Zoo, in collaboration with The University of Nottingham, to investigate why great apes such…

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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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Why Study Phenomenology with Conor Cunningham

Conor Cunningham introduces one of the great movements in twentieth-century philosophy – phenomenology – which is playing an ever more significant role in theology today. He dos this by…

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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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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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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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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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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 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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Open days: vets - ultrasound, lambing, calving, stitching and CPR

If you're visiting the University for an open day, this is what you could have a go at in the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science. For more information about the School of Veterinary…

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Open days: solving the Rubik's cube workshop

If you're visiting the University for an open day why not drop into the School of Mathematical Sciences and take part in an hour workshop where you'll learn a systematic method (algorithm)…

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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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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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2. Panel on 'the science-policy interface', Fanelli, Jasanoff, Taylor and Tyler (Circling the Square I)

The below video features contributions from Daniele Fanelli (Visiting Professor, School of Library and Information Services, University of Montreal), Sheila Jasanoff (Pforzheimer Professor of Science…

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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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Why Study Arthur Schopenhauer with Richard Bell

Prof. Richard Bell introduces the life and thought of Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860). The video gives an account of his epistemology – and how he was influenced by Kant – as a basis for…

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New tools to breed cereal crops that survive flooding

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have identified the mechanism used by plants in stress conditions to sense low oxygen levels and used advanced breeding techniques to reduce yield loss in…

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Lecture: why do horses get colic?

Professor of Veterinary Surgery, Sarah Freeman, delivers her inaugural lecture on colic in horses.

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Vets in the Community - how Nottingham vet students help the homeless and their pets

University of Nottingham vet students hold vet clinics twice a month at the offices of the Big Issue in Nottingham for the pets of the homeless and vulnerably housed. The 'Vets in the…

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Expert views - Dickson Despommier on Urban Agriculture & Vertical Farming (full interview)

In September 2014 the Centre for Urban Agriculture held an international conference on Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture. As part of the conference Dickson Despommier gave a presentation…

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Expert views - Dickson Despommier on Urban Agriculture & Vertical Farming

In September 2014 the Centre for Urban Agriculture held an international conference on Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture. As part of the conference Dickson Despommier gave a presentation…

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Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture conference 2014

In September 2014 the Centre for Urban Agriculture held an international conference on Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture. Watch this video to hear from experts within the field, including: …

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HydroGarden – cultivating eco-systems for the future

In September 2014 the Centre for Urban Agriculture held an international conference on Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture. In this video we hear from Ian Collier and Stephen Fry from HydroGarden…

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Eleanor Hadley Kershaw, PhD Science and Technology Studies.mov

Eleanor Hadley-Kershaw talks about her PhD in Science and Technology Studies and her experiences of studying at Nottingham.

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Lamarah Steele - International Exchange from UK to China, Political Science

Lamarah Steele, Political Science undergraduate student from Brunel University, UK, talks about her experience on the International Exchange Programme with The University of Nottingham Ningbo China.

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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…

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Johannes Hoff – Rethinking Modernity with Nicholas of Cusa 2013 Bonaventure Lecture

Professor Johannes Hoff – from Heythrop College in London – gave the 2013 Bonaventure lecture and proposed the case that modern theology needs to radically re-examine its assumptions…

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Bacteria resistant materials – £2m to get the ‘inside’ story

Scientists who discovered a group of new materials capable of repelling bacteria have each won a prestigious research award worth a combined £2m to find out why. Their bacteria resistant…

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Translational Neuroimaging MSc

The MSc Translational Imaging provides a thorough interdisciplinary training in neuroimaging relevant to both scientists and clinicians, with an emphasis on translation of new imaging methods to…

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Breathing new life into the yoga experience

A unique new architectural environment for people who practice yoga and meditation is planning to take this ancient discipline into the digital era. ‘ExoBuilding’ is a piece of…

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Carla Fabbro - International Exchange from Canada to China, Political Science

Carla Fabbro, Political Science undergraduate student from Concordia University, Canada, talks about her experience on the International Exchange Programme with The University of Nottingham Ningbo…