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January 2012


30 January 2012 - Support available for IT-shy older Nottingham alumni
Being IT savvy is more important than ever with so much of the modern world reliant on email, digital images and the Internet......more

27 Janaury 2012 - An unforgettable, life-changing experience for PGCE students on the Mamelodi Project

As part of a joint project between the University’s School of Education and the Academy Project Unit, 15 PGCE students spent two weeks volunteering in township schools in the area of Mamelodi, South Africa in August 2011......more

27 January 2012 - How successful Chinese entrepreneurs really think

Can you really learn to be an entrepreneur? A new in-depth study offers fresh insights into how successful business players teach themselves to become better and better at making money......more

26 January 2012 - I recognise you! But how did I do it?

Are you someone who easily recognises everyone you’ve ever met? Or maybe you struggle, even with familiar faces......more

25 January 2012 - Tackling the temptation of illegal cheap tobacco

A pioneering programme to tackle the use of illicit tobacco in the North of England has had a positive impact and offers a blueprint for similar programmes both nationally and internationally, research by the UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies has shown......more




24 January 2012 - Sell-out reception delights a Mauritian audience

A stunning location at the bay View Floating Bar at the Le Meridien Ile Maurice Hotel provided the perfect backdrop for a reunion of Mauritian alumni......more

24 January 2012 - Ice and a dash of spice – Varsity Series 2012 kicks off on 20th February

Around 6,000 students, alumni and ice hockey fans are expected to pack out the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham as the city’s Varsity Series begins with the clash on ice......more

23 January 2012 - Still Corners live at the Bodega, Nottingham on 7th February

Up-and-coming London band Still Corners, fronted by Nottingham alumna Tessa Murray (History 2006) perform live upstairs at The Bodega next month......more

23 January 2012 - High flying academic loses fight against cancer

Academic colleagues and representatives from the world of ballooning have been paying tribute to Dr Janet Folkes - the high flying University of Nottingham academic who has died after a long battle with cancer......more

20 January 2012 - Hopes and fears for 2012 — business and advisers share their views
Businesses and advisers have shared their hopes and dreams for the coming year, in the first survey for 2012 of The University of Nottingham’s Barometer Project......more

19 January 2012 - New incentive will make legacy giving easier

A new Inheritance Tax break, which is designed to encourage more of us to leave a legacy gift in our will, has sparked a national campaign of support......more

19 January 2012 - The University recognised as a ‘Good Egg’
The University of Nottingham has been recognised as a ‘Good Egg’ in the Compassion in World Farming’s 2011 Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards......more




18 January 2012 - Nicola’s aiming higher, thanks to a University of Nottingham scholarship

For Second-year Industrial Economics student Nicola Armstrong, a University of Nottingham scholarship boosted her confidence, self-esteem and gave her the sound financial platform to launch fully into University life and study......more

17 January 2012 - Nottingham named as ‘world’s greenest campus’
The University of Nottingham is the most environmentally friendly campus on the planet, according to a new league table of sustainable universities......more

17 January 2012 - Students raise £1.3m for good causes

Karnival, The University of Nottingham Students’ Union’s charitable organisation, has announced that its members raised over £1.3million for local and national charities during 2011......more

16 January 2012 - Learning from the Secret Past

Britain should heed lessons from its secret past if it is to run an effective intelligence agency in a democratic society......more

13 January 2012 - HRH The Princess Royal celebrates 25 years of Nottingham occupational therapy research

HRH The Princess Royal has heard how 25 years of work by Nottingham occupational therapy researchers has helped to lessen the impact of disease and disability on everyday life and deliver innovation in patient rehabilitation......more

11 January 2012 - Book now for alumni discount on the 2012 Dearing Conference
Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP will give the keynote address to delegates from around the world at the third Annual Dearing Higher Education Conference on Thursday 23 February......more

10 January 2012 - Chinese New Year celebrations

The City of Nottingham is gearing up for a celebration of the Chinese New Year as we prepare to welcome in the Year of the Dragon......more




9 January 2012 - University of Nottingham extends science collaborations in China

The University of Nottingham has signed a collaboration agreement with the China Guanghua Science and Technology Foundation, based in Beijing......more

6 January 2012 - Professor Marion Walker MBE

A Nottingham professor who has dedicated her professional life to helping to rehabilitate people affected by stroke has received royal recognition for her work......more

6 January 2012 - Nottingham alumni and staff recognised in the New Year’s Honours List 2012

The University of Nottingham would like to offer warmest congratulations to all those alumni recognised in this year’s New Year’s Honours List......more

5 January 2012 - Controlled disorder — scientists find way to form random molecular patterns

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered a way to control how tiny flat molecules fit together in a seemingly random pattern......more

4 January 2012 - Impact of injuries in the UK more than two and a half times higher than estimated
Injuries in the UK are having a much greater impact on peoples’ lives than previously estimated, a study has found......more

3 January 2012 - Nottingham Excellence Award provides boost for prospective MA History students

Thanks to a generous donation from History Alumnus Geoff Tranfield (History, 1988), a new award has been established which will fund an MA History student to study at Nottingham......more

3 Janaury 2012 - Family firms more likely to survive in recession-hit UK

Family businesses have been more resilient in meeting the economic challenges created by the current recession, a study has shown......more


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