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November 2009


30 November 2009 - Sir Keith O’Nions appointed Acting Rector of Imperial College London
Nottingham Alumnus and honorary doctorate Sir Keith O’Nions has been appointed Acting Rector of Imperial College London following the announcement that Sir Roy Anderson is stepping down......more

27 November 2009 - Player's Please - Archive project to shed light on company's history
Like Raleigh and Boots, John Player and Sons is one of the big names is Nottingham’s commercial history.....more

26 November 2009 - One of the world’s most vibrant cities played host to a University of Nottingham alumni event in Korea
The event at the Hotel Lotte in Seoul, was well attended as alumni gathered for drinks and canapés at the start of the evening......more

25 November 2009 - Chancellor of the Exchequer visits University of Nottingham
Alistair Darling MP heard about the latest research on energy-efficient housing and low-carbon living when he visited The University of Nottingham......more

24 November 2009 - Names not numbers
When prisoners arrived in Dachau — the first Nazi concentration camp — they gave up more than their clothing and possessions......more

23 November 2009 - Can you help us in The Big Give?

The University has been offered a unique fundraising opportunity but we have just five days in which to raise £50,000......more

20 November 2009 -Alumnus and honorary doctorate is appointed Chief Executive Officer of GMAC Inc
GMAC Financial Services has named Michael A. Carpenter as its Chief Executive Officer to lead the company’s next phase of renewal......more

19 November 2009 -Full house at the Malaysia alumni reunion
More than 60 people attended the very first alumni event at The University of Nottingham, Malaysia campus......more

18 November 2009 -Graduands - don’t forget a souvenir of your special day
If you’re graduating next month there’s still time to order your personalised commemorative glass plaque......more


17 November 2009 -Nottingham high-flyers among the Clore Programme’s first intake
Two Nottingham graduates are among the first intake of the new Clore Programme which is headed up by Dame Mary Marsh, an alumna of the University......more

17 November 2009 -
Happy 40th to the New Theatre – special performance to mark the anniversary
The hundreds of students who’ve trodden the boards of the University’s New Theatre are invited back for a special performance to commemorate the anniversary......more

16 November 2009 - Alumnus invited to sit on bench of the High Court of Malaysia
Alumnus, special professor and former President of The University of Nottingham Graduates Association (Malaysia), Prasad Abraham, has been invited to sit on the bench of the High Court in Malaysia, as a Judicial Commissioner......more

13 November 2009 - Alumni Noticeboard
Looking for a friend? Done something you’re proud of? In the early stages of organising a reunion? Why not reach your former friends and colleagues from  University days via our new e-noticeboard......more

13 November 2009 - Students encouraged to ‘grow their own’
Students at The University of Nottingham are being encouraged to ‘grow their own’ in an ambitious project being set up by one of their fellow students......more

12 November 2009 - Count down to space mission for worms
When the Space Shuttle Atlantis is launched later this month 4,000 microscopic worms will be onboard. Their mission — to help experts in human physiology at The University of Nottingham understand more about what triggers the body to build — and lose — muscle......more

11 November 2009 - Scheduling key to greener airports
A new computerised approach to airport operations is being developed that will reduce delays, speed up baggage handling and decrease pollution......more

10 November 2009 - Universities welcome £40m Manufacturing Technology Centre
The University of Nottingham, the University of Birmingham, Loughborough University and TWI Ltd, the operating division of The Welding Institute, have welcomed public funding approval by the Government......more

9 November 2009 - £1.5m to develop nasal spray technology
Critical Pharmaceuticals, a spin-out company from The University of Nottingham, has secured a £1.5m translation award from the Wellcome Trust to develop a nasal spray of Human Growth Hormone (hGH) using its proprietary CriticalSorb technology as an alternative to injection......more

6 November 2009 - World’s oldest submerged town dates back 5,000 years
Archaeologists surveying the world’s oldest submerged town have found ceramics dating back to the Final Neolithic......more

5 November 2009 - And YouTube begat Bibledex…
It is the date of the Earth’s creation, according to some — 23rd October 4004 BC......more

4 November 2009 - 'Ethical' Nottingham MBA is best in the UK
Nottingham University Business School has again been named the UK leader in ethical and sustainable business in a global league table of innovative MBAs......more

3 November 2009 - Older workers are the healthy ‘survivors’ of the workplace

Experts at The University of Nottingham say our stress levels at work peak when we reach about 50 to 55 years of age and decrease as we head towards retirement......more

2 November 2009 - Mapping the moment
 “Roll up…roll up! The University of Nottingham is proud to present…” a web-based time machine which will take you back to the world of popular entertainment in Victorian Nottingham......more

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