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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

Barry and Kate’s Excellent Adventure

Dreaming of your summer holiday? Intrepid alumni explorers Barry Mangham (Chemistry 2009) and Kate Sleath (PGCE 2014) are planning a holiday with a difference – embarking on an epic 10,000 mile drive across the mountains and deserts of Europe and Asia to raise money for charity......more

A big thank you for your help – and exciting new opportunities to get involved

We’re in the mood to celebrate! It’s National Volunteers’ Week from 1-7 June, when the fantastic contributions made by volunteers all over the UK are recognised. Here at Nottingham, we’re celebrating all of you who give your time for the University and getting ready to launch new ways for you to get involved this autumn......more

Thanks to FUN Matthew’s enjoying his spell in Nottingham

Masters student and all-round muggle Quidditch hero Matthew Klimuszka is enjoying his first spell studying abroad thanks to FUN: America donors.

Matthew, who hails from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, is midway through a Masters in Sustainable Energy Engineering and receives the FUN: America Scholarship and a US Masters Scholarship......more

How to succeed in business: Karren Brady’s top tips for career success

The excitement in the air was palpable as students, alumni and staff gathered to hear Karren Brady, star of BBC’s The Apprentice and businesswoman extraordinaire, deliver an inspirational lecture as part of our Chancellor’s Lecture Series when she visited Nottingham in March. With a remarkable career in football, publishing and leadership, Karren’s ambition and determination has seen her rise to the top to become one of Britain’s most recognisable and respected business figures......more

Sherwoodians are coming home

Do you remember the hall formals, the tutorial dinners and the block parties? Do you remember the proposal to adopt a hall tortoise? Perhaps you spent your afternoons playing croquet on the grounds, or took part in the carnival floats of the 1960s? Whichever era you were part of you will remember the famous Sherwood pride......more

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