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31 July 2009 - Calling all young scientists...
How do children understand what other people are thinking? What is the best way to test young children’s hearing? How do we learn to navigate around our environment......more

29 July 2009 - Improving Daniella’s Japanese
Music student Daniella Pugh immersed herself in the Japanese language and culture with an intensive four-week course with World Link Education......more

28 July 2009 - Keith Atherton (1936-2009)
Keith Atherton, a lifelong friend of The University of Nottingham, has died aged 72......more

27 July 2009 - University to get a brewery
A fully functioning micro-brewery is to be built at The University of Nottingham. The facility will enhance its world leading teaching and research in brewing science......more

24 July 2009 - University campus is England’s ‘greenest’
With its rolling parkland, landscaped gardens to rival Kew, and eco-friendly maintenance techniques, The University of Nottingham’s main campus is the greenest in the country, thanks to a new Green Flag award just announced......more

23 July 2009 - Rocket fuel research celebrated on anniversary of moon landing
When the lunar module took off from the surface of the moon 40 years ago Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were relying on 4 cubic tonnes of N2O4......more

22 July 2009 - Global cities, local sites – U21 launches first e-book
The University of Nottingham is part of an international development in e-publishing that will help to improve global
collaboration on key issues facing the world today......more


21 July 2009 - Wimbledon on wheels comes to Nottingham
Top wheelchair tennis stars from all over the world will battle it out on court at the Nottingham Tennis Centre next week in the 20th British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships......more

20 July 2009 - The UK’s ‘taste dialects’ defined for the first time
Where we are born not only determines how we speak but also how we taste our food and drink......more

17 July 2009 - Small businesses cautious about recovery
Many bosses of small- to medium-size businesses are cautious about predicting ‘green shoots’ of economic recovery according to the latest findings from Nottingham University Business School’s Institute for Enterprise and Innovation (UNIEI) Barometer project......more

16 July 2009 - Reunions trigger happy memories
Nottingham students from 1969 and 1984 converged on the University once more for a weekend reunion celebrating 25 and 40 years......more

15 July 2009 - Hong Kong fun
Hong Kong alumni gathered for a special event to meet University Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Alan Dodson at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kowloon......more

14 July 2009 - Breakthrough in combating the side effects of Quinine
Discovered back in the 1600s quinine was the first effective treatment in the fight against malaria – and it continues to be a commonly used treatment against this devastating disease......more

13 July 2009 - MBE for flood risk Special Professor
A University of Nottingham Special Professor, Edward Evans, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to environmental science......more



9 July 2009 - Showcasing the secrets of Caistor Roman Town
In December 2007 a team of experts, led by The University of Nottingham, unveiled an extraordinary set of high-resolution images that gave an insight into the plan of the Roman town of Venta Icenorum at Caistor St Edmund in Norfolk......more

8 July 2009 - Exploding cake marks first anniversary of the Periodic Table of Videos
Take a university laboratory, a handful of chemicals, and a scientist from the School of Chemistry — mix them together and you have created a cake to celebrate the 1st anniversary of the hugely successful Periodic Table of Videos......more

7 July 2009 - Students push the boat out to help Indian fishing villages
Nottingham students are using their enterprise skills to transform the lives of fisher women in the Tsunami-hit villages of Southern India......more

6 July 2009 - Awesome Wheels inspiring young engineers
Using jelly and eggs to see vehicle safety features absorb energy in collisions, icing and liquids to learn about aerodynamics and viscosity......more

3 July 2009 - Alumnus is the new Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham
A University of Nottingham graduate and a ‘children’s advocate’ has been appointed to the top Church of England job in Nottinghamshire......more

2 July 2009 - Countdown begins for new Academy
The countdown to the opening of Nottingham University Samworth Academy started on May 22nd with a celebration of pupils’ creativity and talent......more

1 July 2009 - Chinese honour awarded to Nottingham Professor and alumnus
A University of Nottingham professor and alumnus has been honoured by one of the oldest and most prestigious higher education institutions in China......more

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