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September 2010

30 September 2010 - Alumni Laureate Awards 2010 – what a night
Former students have paid tribute to the life-changing experiences they received whist studying at The University of Nottingham......more

30 September 2010 -
North East alumni rely on the Sage for academic wisdom and sound judgement
More than 30 alumni enjoyed an entertaining evening at The Sage, Gateshead, as the Talent Roadshow rolled into town......more

29 September 2010 -
From research to reality: bringing sustainable energy technologies to market
A new project led by The University of Nottingham aims to accelerate the development of a low-carbon economy in the region......more

28 September 2010 -
A milestone in international higher education
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus is celebrating 10 years as a pioneer in global higher education......more

28 September 2010 -
Britain ‘wants more UK students to study in China’, minister says
More UK students should study in China, according to Britain’s new coalition government.
Speaking at The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China, Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Jeremy Browne MP (Politics 1992), said Britain wants more UK students to experience university in China, now the world’s second-largest economy......more

27 September 2010 -
Backstabbing bacteria: a new treatment for infection?
Selfish bacterial cells that act in their own interests and do not cooperate with their infection-causing colleagues can actually reduce the severity of infection......more

27 September 2010 - National Student Survey success
The University of Nottingham has jumped 12 places in the National Student Survey rankings — from 42nd to 30th place, with an overall satisfaction score of 87 per cent. The University rose in the assessment and feedback, personal development and academic support aspects of the survey, which polls all final year students at UK universities on their student experience......more

24 September 2010 - Team University arrive in Delhi for the Commonwealth Games
A number of Nottingham alumni and current students are preparing to take part in the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi . . . if it goes ahead......more

24 September 2010 - Scientific breakthrough to pave the way for human stem-cell factories
Large scale, cost-effective stem cell factories able to keep up with demand for new therapies to treat a range of human illnesses are a step closer to reality, thanks to a scientific breakthrough involving researchers at The University of Nottingham......more

23 September 2010 - History  1986 – fancy celebrating a 25th graduation anniversary?
History graduate Steve Davies of  Wigston, Leicestershire, is canvassing opinion for a possible reunion to celebrate 25 years since graduation......more

22 September 2010 - Cockroach brains could be rich stores of new antibiotics
Cockroaches could be more of a health benefit than a health hazard according to scientists from The University of Nottingham.......more

22 September 2010 - New £6.5m international centre for sustainable energy research
A new £6.5m research centre will bring together world-class experts in energy research at The University of Nottingham......more

21 September 2010 - University of Nottingham spin-out business helps develop new anti-cancer medicines
A newly spun-out company from The University of Nottingham, PRECOS Ltd, has secured a multi-year contract from a major pharmaceutical company, Janssen Pharmaceutica NV......more

21 September 2010 - Half a century later  . . . and it seems like only yesterday
Celebrating the first year of the so-called Swinging Sixties decade, this year’s Golden Reunion celebrates the dramatic times of 1960......more

20 September 2010 - Award-winning charity seeks new director as Rob moves on
The head of the READ International charity Rob Wilson (Politics 2006) has announced that he is standing down as Director of the multi award-winning organisation......more

18 September 2010 - Dame Kelly opens NUSA
Olympic Gold-medal winning athletics star Dame Kelly Holmes will be helping hundreds of children celebrate the official opening of the brand new Nottingham University Samworth Academy building on Friday September 17 2010......more

17 September 2010 - Time Team to mark historic dig of Caistor Roman town
Archaeological secrets from a Roman town dating back to the time of Boudica are to be caught on camera as they are unearthed as part of a dig by researchers at The University of Nottingham......more

17 September 2010 - Prestigious fellowship for Nottingham researcher
An outstanding University of Nottingham researcher has been awarded a prestigious fellowship worth £563,000, to help develop his potential as one of the best young engineers of his generation......more

16 September 2010 - Tackling the unprecedented increase in stray dogs
Experts at The University of Nottingham are to set up a database of homeless animals in the hope of finding a solution to an unprecedented increase in the number of unwanted pets in the UK......more

16 September 2010 - A chemist on those ‘little blue pills’
The chemist warily unpacks a container of innocuous-looking white powder sent to him by a colleague at a big pharmaceutical company. Clouds of packaging are pulled out of the large box, revealing the tiny vial within......more

14 September 2010 - University of Nottingham rises into World Top 75
The University of Nottingham has confirmed its place among the world’s higher education elite in the latest international league tables......more

14 September 2010 - The DNA story — celebrating the Nottingham strand
The work of the man who helped to pave the way to the discovery of the structure of DNA is being remembered in a memorial lecture on Wednesday 15 September......more

13 September 2010 - Novels not anatomy — how humanities can improve healthcare
Doctors and other healthcare professionals should use the arts and humanities to develop their empathy skills and improve mental healthcare practice, according to a new book......more

9 September 2010 - Mind over matter? The psychology of healing
People suffering from diabetes-related foot ulcers show different rates of healing according to the way they cope and their psychological state of mind, according to new research by a health psychologist at The University of Nottingham......more

8 September 2010 - From Architecture to Zoology at The University of Nottingham
The University of Nottingham is gearing up for thousands of visitors to arrive for its autumn open days......more

7 September 2010 - Mathematician awarded prestigious international lectureship
A prestigious lectureship in mathematics has been awarded to an academic at The University of Nottingham......more

6 September 2010 - Landmark graduate for unique international doctoral programme
A unique PhD programme allowing students to undertake supervised research in both Nottingham and Malaysia has produced its first graduate......more

3 September 2010 - New research will develop safer engineering systems
Academics are to devise new methods of detecting potentially fatal faults in engineering systems and more cost effective and efficient ways of planning maintenance as part of a new research centre being launched at The University of Nottingham......more

3 September 2010 - New award in honour of inspirational medic and teacher
The University of Nottingham’s Medical School is honouring the memory of a consultant radiologist and teacher with a new award for outstanding teaching within the NHS......more

2 September 2010 - New video project explores the Words of the World
What’s the origin of the word ‘radio’? And why have foreign words like ‘guerrilla’ and ‘cuisine’ become so firmly entrenched in the English language......more

1 September 2010 - Nottingham — a global leader in aerospace research

The University of Nottingham’s status as a global leader in aerospace research has been underlined with a new grant of £3.6m......more 

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