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Creative Energy Homes and Trent Basin research projects

Short film about Creative Energy Homes and Trent Basin research projects. Featuring Professor Lucelia Rodrigues talking about Creative Energy Homes and Professor Mark Gillott talking about Trent…

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Interview with Clinical Nutrition MSc student Hussah

Interview with Hussah about being a Clinical Nutrition MSc student and the Bioscience Symposium.

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Interview with a 1960s University Alumnus

Philip Shakesheff tells us about his time as a student at the University of Nottingham from 1966-1969.

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SOCI2057 The criminal courtroom myths debate and injustice

Dr Qi Chen talks about her second year module SOCI2057 The Criminal Courtroom: Myths, Debates and (In)justice

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SOCI2058 Drugs, Substances and Addiction

Dr Jerry Coulton talks about his second year module SOCI2058 Drugs, Substances and Addiction

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Student Q&A: Law student Conor

Conor talks about his student experience at Nottingham, best things about his course and skills learned.

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Academic Q+A Politics and International Relations

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Lauren’s university experience

Lauren studied politics and American studies, graduating in 2022. She is now an Assistant News Editor at ITV News. In this video, Lauren talks about why she chose politics and American studies at…

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Politics alumni: Lauren’s story

Lauren studied politics and American studies, graduating in 2022. She is now an Assistant News Editor at ITV News. In this video, Lauren talks about why she chose to study at Nottingham, what she…

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Lauren’s career in news

Lauren studied politics and American studies, graduating in 2022. In this video, she talks about her motivations to work in news, how she got into the industry, and how her degree has helped her in…

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Lydia’s career in the civil service

Lydia studied politics at the University of Nottingham, graduating in 2012. In this video, she talks about her career path from graduating and working in PR to her current role as the Deputy Head of…

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Politics alumni: Lydia’s story

Lydia studied politics at the University of Nottingham, graduating in 2012. She's now the Deputy Head of the Prime Minister's Business Team. In this video, she talks about what she enjoyed…

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Lydia’s university experience

Lydia studied politics at the University of Nottingham, graduating in 2012. She's now the Deputy Head of the Prime Minister's Business Team. In this video, Lydia talks about why she chose…

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Student Q&A: Economics student Benedict

Benedict talks about his student experience at Nottingham, best things about his course and skills learned.

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Student Q&A: Geography student Stephanie

Stephanie talks about her student experience at Nottingham, best things about her course and skills learned.

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Academic Q&A: Matthew Thomason, School of Law

Matthew talks about the reasons to study law at UoN.

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EMRAN meeting - Prof Mo Ray presentation

Presentation by Prof Mo Ray together with a co-researcher with lived experience of care, on “Six myths about older people who self-fund for their care”. This presentation reports…

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Enactus Nottingham team

Natasha Bonner, President of Enactus Nottingham, talks about the importance of the Business School’s mentoring of students in the University’s Enactus team. The Enactus team’s…

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Education

Education

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Welcome to the School of Sociology and Social Policy

A welcome talk by our Head of School and introduction to the key staff who lead on teaching, assessment and student experience.

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Moving back home after living away at University - Tips and advice

Emily's tips and advice for living back at home with family after being away at University. Things might be a lot different since you left and you won't be used to the surroundings or…

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Why Study Online Churches with Tim Hutchings

Dr Tim Hutchings describes his research into the new phenomenon of on-line churches and, with Thomas O’Loughlin, discusses what this phenomenon means for the traditional understanding of…

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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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The power of music in health and social care

Following the success of its first Power of Music in Health and Social Care Conference in October 2018, the University of Nottingham is delighted to announce its second conference in November 2019.…

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What is Economics?

What is Economics? Find out more: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/economics/

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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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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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MSc Environmental Leadership and Management

Dr Nick Mount and Dr Chris Ives talk about the MSc Environmental Leadership and Management.For more information visit: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/elm

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#UoNFreshers - Keeping informed

There's loads of ways to keep up with the latest news, events and opportunities while you're at University. Watch our video to find out how. https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/welcome

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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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Graduate career opportunities within Citizens Advice

Interested in working for a charity? Neil Clurow, alumnus (social policy and administration) and development manager gives an insight into the work of Citizens Advice, the types of roles available,…

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Studying economics and econometrics

First-year undergraduate Xue is studying BSc Economics and Econometrics. Here, she talks about her experience at Nottingham so far. Find out about studying economics at…

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Combining economics with internships

Matthew is a third-year undergraduate in the School of Economics. He tells us how developing his skills through internships has led to a graduate job. See our courses at…

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Why we choose economics at Nottingham

Economics students share their reasons for choosing the University of Nottingham. Find out where economics could take you at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/economics/study

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Focusing on economic development

Umme is studying MSc Economic Development and Policy Analysis. She tells us what made her choose her masters degree. Discover our courses at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/economics/study

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Specialising in behavioural economics

Speaking from the Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics, Nada shares her experience of studying MSc Behavioural Economics. See our courses at…

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Studying postgraduate economics

MSc student Fei tells us about the support he’s received to develop his economic skills. Study with us: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/economics/study

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Opening the door to a career in economics

Philosophy graduate Fabrizio tells us how his economics conversion course is preparing him for a career in the public sector. Find out more at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/economics-gdip

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Take a closer look at our geography facilities

Geographers work to understand the world around us. At the University of Nottingham, you will develop your knowledge in specially equipped laboratories with support from experienced…

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Episode 1: Introduction

This episode introduces the series, explaining what economic and social rights are, where they come from, and how they fit into international human rights law.

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Episode 2: What are Economic and Social Rights Obligations?

This episode provides a general overview of economic and social rights duties.

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Episode 3: Progressive Realisation

This episode focuses on one of the key overarching obligations imposed by economic and social rights: progressive realisation.

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Episode 4: Maximum Available Resources

This episode addresses one of the most commonly misunderstood obligations imposed by economic and social rights: the duty of states to use the maximum of their available resources to give effect to…

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Episode 6: The Minimum Core Obligation

This episode focuses on the duty of states to ensure the satisfaction of minimum essential levels of economic and social rights.

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Episode 5: Retrogression

This episode focuses on the presumption under international human rights law against the permissibility of retrogression – or backward steps – in terms of economic and social rights…

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Episode 9: Work Rights

This episode outlines work rights (specifically the right to work and the right to just and favourable conditions of work), what they protect, and what they require of governments

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Episode 10: The Right to Education

This episode outlines the right to education, what it protects, and what it requires of governments.

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Episode 11: Economic and Social Rights, Living Standards and Poverty

This episode addresses the connections between economic and social rights, living standards and poverty.

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Episode 12: International Enforcement Processes

In this episode, we will focus on the ways in which states can be held accountable for their implementation of their economic and social rights duties under international law.

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Episode 8: The Right to Social Security

This episode outlines the right to social security, what it protects, and what it requires of governments.

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Episode 7: The Right to Adequate Housing

This episode outlines the right to adequate housing, what it protects, and what it requires of governments.

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When beasties go large: #BeastsofUoN

Who are the #beastsofUoN? Students, staff and members of the community at the University of Nottingham share their green and beautiful surroundings with a startling range of often highly visible and…

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Professor Todd Landman's blindfolded bike ride

On 17 June Todd Landman, Academic Magician and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Social Sciences, cycled around Highfields Park lake blindfolded. The stunt was part of 'Wonder', the…

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Shaping the future of education

The BA Education combines the academic study of educational systems and practices with an emphasis on career development for an extensive, diverse and exciting field. For more information…

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Why Study G.A. Studdert Kennedy with Stuart Bell

Famous to the British soldiers of the Great War as ‘Woodbine Willie,’ the Revd G.A. Studdert Kennedy (1883-1929) is also a great forgotten theologian. In this video, Dr Stuart Bell…

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Why Study Faith in Conflict? The Changes it brought to the Theology of Britain

The First World War was the single most important event is shaping modern European society. In this video Dr Stuart Bell discusses how the experience of the war had a long lasting affect on Christian…

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Why Study Faith in Conflict? Impact on Ordinary Lives with Dr Stuart Bell

The First World War was the single most important event is shaping modern European society. In this video Dr Stuart Bell discusses the experience of one man from Derbyshire in the Great War and how…

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Why Study Faith in Conflict? Deconstructing the Myths of the Great War with Stuart Bell

The First World War was the single most important event is shaping modern European society. In this video Dr Stuart Bell discusses the myths that grew up about the Great War and religion.

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Why Study the act of Cremation with Kevin McGinnell

Dealing with the body of someone who has died – generically referred to as ‘disposal’ – is a crucial intersection of social custom, religious practices, human ritual,…

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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:…

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Why Study the Importance of Heresy with Claire Taylor

Dr Claire Taylor of the Department of History, one of the scholars belonging to that department’s Heresy Network, introduces the value attached to the study of heresy to hear voices from the…

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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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Social Sciences at Nottingham

Take a journey through the years into the research conducted in the field of social sciences. On the way you'll see how this research has informed policies across the globe. To see the whole…

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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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Why Study St Augistine of Hippo with John Milbank

Augustine was born in Roman North Africa in 354 and died as Bishop of Hippo, also in North Africa, in 430. He was one of the most prolific Christian writers of all time and all western Christian…

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Professor Todd Landman, Norms, Values and Morality: The Comparative Politics of Human Rights

On April 21, 2016, the Research Priority Area in Rights and Justice at the University of Nottingham hosted a special lecture by Professor Todd Landman, a world-leading expert on human rights. He…

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Objects of Belief; Stone Vessels with Roland Deines

Anyone who has heard of the Marriage Feast at Cana (Gospel of John 2:1-11) has heard of ‘the six stone jars, for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty…

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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…

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Geography field trip to Berlin

In this video we follow a group of 3rd year Geography students as they embark on a field trip to Berlin! There are various opportunities to attend field trips organised by the School of…

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Alison McNab at 2nd December 2015 Teaching and Learning Seminar: Connecting with the Professions

Alison McNab at 2nd December 2015 Teaching and Learning Seminar: Connecting with the Professions

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Paul Greatrix at 2nd December 2015 Teaching and Learning Seminar: Connecting with the Professions

Paul Greatrix at 2nd December 2015 Teaching and Learning Seminar: Connecting with the Professions

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Why Study the Hebrew Bible and Anthropology with Carly Crouch

Dr Carly Crouch seeks to demonstrate how the methods of the anthropologist can help us understand complex passages in the Hebrew Bible. She takes the Book of Deuteronomy as a test case and looks at…

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Objects of Belief: A Map of Salvation

Dr Frances Knight describes a ‘map of salvation’ produced by the founder of the Salvation Army in 1890 that encapsulates his religious vision.

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International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility

In this video Dr Wendy Chapple introduces the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR) and the courses on offer. For more information…

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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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M12101 Social and Global Justice

M12101 Social and Global Justice with David Stevens

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Do you think differently? Our social consicence

Do you think differently? Find out about the social elements of CSR and how The University of Nottingham's International Centre for CSR can help you to think differently about sustainability.…

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Geography field trip to Mexico!

In this video we follow a group of 3rd year Geography students as they embark on a field trip to Mexico! There are various opportunities to attend field trips organised by the School of Geography,…

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Ben Mathers_MA Research Methods

In this interview Ben tells us about his experience in doing the MA in Social Research Methods. He explains how the master was essential for him in order to be prepared for doing a PhD.

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Zhanar Gabdullina, MA Public Policy

Zhanar tells us about her experience in doing the MA in Public Policy. She also talks about her experience as an international student. She highlights how extremely supportive the lecturers were…

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Nicole Ocansey, BA Sociology

In this interview Nicole talks about her decision to study a BA in Sociology. She tells us how she had enjoyed the experience so far. She also talks about her role as the President of the Sociology…

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Eleanor Hanlon, BA Criminology & Social Policy

In this interview Eleanor talks about her decision of doing the new BA in Criminology & Social Policy. She tells us how happy she was when she found out that the School was offering this new…

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A to Z of Sociology: Evaluation

Professor Bruce Stafford, Head of School and Professor of Public Policy, talks about evaluation in the latest of our A-Z video series.

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A to Z of Sociology: Social Security

Professor Bruce Stafford, Head of School and Professor of Public Policy, talks about social security in the latest of our school A-Z videos.

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Why Study the impact of Heresy with Claire Taylor

Dr Claire Taylor of the Dept of History, one of the scholars belonging to that department’s Heresy Network, introduces the notion of heresy, heretics and dissent as a phenomenon that historians…

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Ruiqi Liu, SKKU Summer School (Chinese)

Kiki Liu, a year 4 International Studies student, talks about her experience as an exchange student at Sungkyunkwan University (skku) in Chinese.

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Xie Wenwen, International Business Economics, SKKU (English)

Wenwen Xie, a year 3 International Business Economics student, talks about her experience as an exchange student at Sungkyunkwan University (skku) and how the international teaching and leaning…

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Fushuang, SKKU Summer School (Chinese)

Fu Shuang, a year 4 International Business Economics student, talks in Chinese about her experience as an exchange student at Sungkyunkwan University (skku) and how international office helped her…

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Wenwen Xie, SKKU Summer School (Chinese)

Wenwen Xie, a year 3 International Business Economics student, talks in Chinese about her experience as an exchange student at Sungkyunkwan University (skku) and how the international teaching and…

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Kiki Liu, International Studies, SKKU (English)

Kiki Liu, a year 4 International Studies student, talks about her experience as an exchange student at Sungkyunkwan University (skku).

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Fu Shuang, International Business Economics, SKKU (English)

Fu Shuang, a year 4 International Business Economics student, talks about her experience as an exchange student at Sungkyunkwan University (skku) and how international office helped her deal with…

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A to Z of Sociology: Community Engagement Module

Current student Khristina Kazerani talks about her experiences of taking the Community Engagement Module.

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A to Z of Sociology: Public Policy

Dr Barbara Allen, Lecturer in public policy talks about Public Policy and the study of public policy in our A-Z of the School of Sociology and Social Policy series.

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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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A to Z of Sociology: The Media

Dr Nick Stevenson talks about the media.

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