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

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

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

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


Ed’s music career takes off in the US

Chart-topping jazz musician Ed Barker can trace several key influences in his career - and one of them is studying Law at Nottingham.

 Ed, 29, who graduated in 2006, worked for eight years in Westminster, first as a legal researcher for Attorney General Dominic Grieve and then for Notts MP Patrick Mercer......more

Dream come true for US science fan

A seven-year-old science fan from the US has realised her dream of meeting the team behind a series of chemistry videos which has become a YouTube sensation.

Second grader Adele Rouse, of Winston-Salem in North Carolina, visited the School of Chemistry at The University of Nottingham, home to thePeriodic Table of Videos, as part of a trip to the UK with her parents Kathryn and Jeremy Rouse./...more

Nottingham plays host to first UK-China twinned cities conference

Representatives from across the UK visited The University of Nottingham to attend the first UK-China twinned cities conference.

There are now 52 twinning links between the UK and China, and the University welcomed visitors from education, local authorities and businesses from cities including Liverpool, Manchester, Cambridge, Birmingham, Leeds and many other areas of the UK. / ......more

Nottingham to become first University Enterprise Zone

The University’s relationship with small and medium sized companies and its ability to foster business start-up, innovation and growth, has received a major boost from the government.

It has been revealed that Nottingham is to become one of the first University Enterprise Zones (UEZ) in the UK, helping to create dozens of new high-tech businesses and hundreds of new jobs in the city. / ......more

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