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Help Nottingham Lakeside Arts project win prestigious National Lottery Award

Do you remember Nottingham Lakeside Arts? It’s a special place for many alumni - over the years lots of us will have attended a performance or two, wandered around the galleries or simply popped in to the café to enjoy their excellent sweet treats after a walk round the lake.  

Now an innovative Lakeside theatre project about dementia is in the running for nationwide acclaim on BBC One in this year’s National Lottery Awards.  Today we’re asking for your vote to help us give Inside Out of Mind its chance to shine......more

Share your skills – mentor a young entrepreneur

The UK is one of the best places to start a new business. With government incentives and plenty of support on offer, if you’ve got a great business idea, you won’t need Dragons’ Den to get it off the ground......more

Congratulations on Queen’s Birthday Honours

We’re very proud of all our alumni and staff, and are delighted when their achievements are formally recognised. We offer our congratulations to all those named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, starting with Liz Nicholl (Chemistry 1974)......more

Nottingham and the glacier – an adventure 50 years in the making

A land of icy lakes, sweeping fjords, snowy mountains and reindeer – the sweeping Scandinavian beauty of Norway is our setting for a tale of adventure across the generations.   

Thanks to funding from Cascade - our student project fund supported by alumni - current members of the University’s Mountaineering Club are preparing to embark on a bold expedition to the Tunsbergdalsbreen glacier in southern Norway – following in the footsteps of former Nottingham students who first explored the site over 50 years ago......more 

Nottingham research offers new hope to stroke sufferers

Have you seen the TV adverts and frequent news articles promoting stroke awareness? FAST is the buzzword to remember to recognise the symptoms of stroke and act quickly.

Now, researchers at The University of Nottingham are taking ‘fast’ to a new level. In collaboration with paramedics from seven ambulance services across the UK, our experts are pioneering an exciting new ‘rapid response’ treatment which has the potential to change stroke treatment worldwide......more

Five reasons why you should get on your bike for dementia research

On Sunday 23 August, our Life Cycle sponsored bike rides return once again, giving cyclists young and old the chance to test their skills and raise money for a good cause.   

Here at Life Cycle HQ, the community day is the highlight of our calendar – but why should you get on your bike and spend a summer’s day with us......more

New study sheds light on tackling aggressive cancer

Last summer, our Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Greenaway and his dedicated Life Cycle 4 team took to the saddle and cycled the four corners of Great Britain to raise funds for the Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC), successfully raising over £750,000. Since then, there have been a number of exciting developments from our experts with new research providing hope for the future of cancer treatments......more

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