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May 2011

27 May 2011 - Nottingham students’ charitable spirit recognised
A group of fundraisers from The University of Nottingham have scooped a national charity award after raising over £50,000 for breast cancer research......more

26 May 2011 - Dynamic partnership wins new funding to fight lung disease
Scientists are moving closer to new treatments for chronic lung disease thanks to an internationally-renowned collaboration between The University of Nottingham, The University of Leicester and an East Midlands genetics company, Source BioScience......more

25 May 2011 - Kishani wows the critics in the States
International opera star and Nottingham Alumni Laureate Award winner Kishani Jayasinghe has received glowing tributes for her US debut this week......more

25 May 2011 - The latest research and innovations from the University of Nottingham
Some of the UKs leading postgraduate research is to be celebrated at The University of Nottingham’s annual Research Showcase on Tuesday 7 June 2011......more

24 May 2011 - Graduands - don’t forget a souvenir of your time in Nottingham and your special day
If you’re graduating this July there’s still time to order your personalised commemorative glass plaque......more

23 May 2011 - HRH The Duke of York visits The University of Nottingham
Staff and students at The University of Nottingham will welcome a royal visitor on Monday, May 23rd......more

23 May 2011 - Providing a worldwide sporting education
A truly unique sporting event at The University of Nottingham offers students from across the globe the chance to compete, experience new cultures and establish a worldwide network of contacts this month......more

20 May 2011 - Children's writer biographer
After a lifelong career in journalism, Nottingham alumnus Colin Davison (Slavonic Studies 1969) has used his nose for an extraordinary story to good use with a new book which will rekindle memories of bedtime stories for many a reader......more

19 May 2011 - Royal Society honour for Nottingham professor
An academic at The University of Nottingham has received one of the science world’s highest honours......more

19 May 2011 - Getting away from it all — how much can a holiday help?
Researchers are to study the social and economic benefits of getting away from it all in a knowledge transfer partnership with a national charity that offers holidays and short breaks to disadvantaged families......more

18 May 2011 - You can help change a child’s life… for just 79p
Alumni are being urged to support a charity single produced by pupils from the Nottingham University Samworth Academy (NUSA)......more

18 May 2011 - University honours its special achievers
“You may ask what the University has ever done for us . . . and I’ll say ‘everything’ “......more

17 May 2011 - Thanks for a great weekend!
Thunderous chemical explosions, testing brain games, magnetic levitation, volcanic eruptions and Viking ancestry – May Fest 2011 had it all......more

14 May 2011 - Award winning New Theatre takes on Scarborough
Made possible through the generosity of alumni donations, The University of Nottingham’s student-run New Theatre attended the National Student Drama Festival (NSDF) 2011 in Scarborough to perform an unprecedented four shows......more

14 May 2011 - Architecture students transforming education in South Africa
The 50 strong team of architecture students working on Project Limpopo have just returned from their trip to build a new nursery school in South Africa......more

13 May 2011 - Time Team Special followed archaeologists searching for the story of Boudica
A Time Team Special shown on Channel 4 on 4th May put the excavation of the Roman town of Caistor St Edmund — a major archaeological dig being led by The University of Nottingham — at the heart of the programme’s search for Boudica’s Lost Tribe......more

13 May 2011 - Healthy local produce tops students’ shopping list
Thanks to funding from alumni donations, students are holding a monthly farmers market at the University’s Sutton Bonington Campus, with the aim of making fresh, local and seasonal produce more easily available to students, university staff and the community, while supporting local producers......more

12 May 2011 - Bates is back!
Apprentice finalist Chris Bates (Politics and American Studies 2008) returned to his alma mater to reveal fascinating behind-the-scenes detail in the making of the programme and his life since appearing on the award-winning TV show......more

12 May 2011 - Philanthropy helps to create new Chair in Jewish Studies at Nottingham
A new chair at The University of Nottingham will make it one of the UK’s leading centres for the study of Judaism — thanks to the generosity of donors......more

11 May 2011 - University plays its part in powerful new film
A new British film tells the story of a Nottingham graduate and his wife who have worked for almost 25 years to uncover one of the most significant social scandals in recent history......more

9 May 2011 - Taste of University life for city students
Around 50 A-level students have had a taste of university life with two mini ‘seminars’ at The University of Nottingham......more

6 May 2011 - Nottingham researchers help bridge the urban and rural divide in the UK and India
Academics at The University of Nottingham are to receive more than £5 million in UK funding for research that will aim to make rural living in both the UK and India more sustainable......more

6 May 2011 - New book on the BNP: it’s not all about jobs and housing
David Cameron was right to highlight public anxiety about immigration, says a leading expert on the far right, but insists it’s not all about jobs and houses......more

5 May 2011 - Nottingham University’s sport for all ethos given lottery funding boost
Students from The University of Nottingham are amongst those being urged to give sport another go after the Nu2sport project secured £247,600 in National Lottery funding......more

5 May 2011 - Surge in interest from prospective students
The University of Nottingham has seen a major increase in enquiries from prospective students aiming to embark on a degree course in 2012......more

4 May 2011 - Trainee doctor with a head for business wins student competition
Medicine and fashion don’t usually go hand-in-hand, but a student at The University of Nottingham has demonstrated he has a flair for both......more

3 May 2011 - Nottingham shortlisted six times in top higher education awards
The University of Nottingham has been shortlisted six times in a national competition to highlight the best of UK higher education......more

3 May 2011 - Prestigious new Engineering lecture series
A new series of lectures at The University of Nottingham will provide an opportunity to gain fresh insights into current engineering issues......more 

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