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Rosetta and Nottingham’s role in the history of space exploration
29/08/2014

A spacecraft made history as it went into orbit around a comet. Rosetta was the first spacecraft to meet a comet and accompany its orbit around the sun, before landing a probe on the comet’s surface.

Among those following the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta mission are Nottingham scientists whose pioneering research contributed to making this technically demanding flight a success......more

Golden memories of a memorable time
28/08/2014

Like other years of the radical decade 1964 was a tumultuous time with the struggle of the civil rights movement, new leaders in the UK and the USA, the war in Vietnam and the British rock invasion of the United States.

But it was also a time of Mary Poppins, Conran’s first habitat store on the Fulham Road, the Tokyo Olympic Games and Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor’s marriage, yes, their first marriage......more

Campuses secure Green Flag status again
28/08/2014

The University of Nottingham has secured a prestigious Green Flag Award for both its Jubilee and University Park campuses.

Nottingham was the first university to be awarded a Green Flag in 2003 for University Park, and has continued to rack them up every year since. This is the second year that Jubilee has received the award......more

Could you offer a home from home?
27/08/2014

Studying in a foreign country can be a lonely experience.

Many mature students, academic visitors and researchers spend their time at The University of Nottingham not only working hard  but also trying to familiarise themselves and engage with a new environment and new cultural experiences. And that can sometimes be difficult......more

Vice-Chancellor’s Life Cycle team smash £500k barrier as they embark on 1,400 mile challenge
14/08/2014

A team of volunteers from The University of Nottingham is setting off on a grueling 1,400-mile charity bike ride, taking in the four corners of Great Britain. 

The Life Cycle 4 Challenge will be in support of the University’s Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC), with each cyclist riding in honour of a patient who has battled the disease....more

Going the Extra Mile for Children’s Brain Tumour Research
13/08/2014

Potholes, punctures, wild dogs and heatstroke, University of Nottingham staff member Gavin Scott is risking all this and more as part of his summer holidays this year - in the name of Children’s Brain Tumour Research.

 Environment Manager, Gavin is racing from London to Istanbul on a push bike as part of the Transcontinental race.  The race, which left from Westminster Bridge on Saturday 9th August, is a one-stage race with no support or back-up, and no specified route - although there are three mandatory checkpoints riders have to pass through.......more

And Now it’s Dark – an exciting exhibition at the University of Nottingham
06/08/2014

A new exhibition at the Djanogly Art Gallery is to showcase the work of three leading American photographers for the first time in the UK. 

And Now it’s Dark presents a photographic collection drawn from the work of photographers Jeff Brouws, Todd Hido and Will Steacy........more

 

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