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August 2011

26 August 2011 - Your chance to be inspired by the winners of the 2011 Alumni Laureate Awards
Emotional, uplifting, inspirational and humbling – just a few of the words used to describe the activities of the winners of this year’s University of Nottingham Alumni Laureate Awards......more

25 August 2011 - No excuse not to stay in touch
A warm welcome to all of our newest alumni and to those using the online facilities for the first time......more

25 August 2011 - And they’re off … 1,000 mile Life Cycle begins
The University of Nottingham Life Cycle team have set off on a gruelling 1,000-mile charity bike ride from John o’Groats to Land’s End......more

25 August 2011 - Opportunities for a professional and life-changing experience
The CRCC Asia China Internship Program and Intensive Chinese Language Program are now receiving applications for Autumn 2011......more

25 August 2011 - Bollywood blockbuster filmed on University campus
A spectacular, time-travelling Bollywood movie has been filmed this month at The University of Nottingham with the historic buildings of University Park and the ultra-modern Jubilee campus as its backdrop......more

24 August 2011 - Student athletes excel in BUCS league
Student athletes have kept up The University of Nottingham’s fine sporting tradition after finishing in the top ten of the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) league for the fifteenth year in succession......more

22 August 2011 - Curry spice could offer treatment hope for tendinitis
A derivative of a common culinary spice found in Indian curries could offer a new treatment hope for sufferers of the painful condition tendinitis, an international team of researchers has shown......more

12 August 2011 - Outstanding teachers
Two academics at The University of Nottingham, one of them an alumnus member of staff, have been named among the very best teachers in UK higher education......more


11 August 2011 - Improving early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease
Researchers at The University of Nottingham have been awarded £670,000 to develop a new early warning system for Alzheimer’s disease......more

10 August 2011 - Leading animal scientist wins prestigious Marshall Medal
A leading University of Nottingham animal scientist and Nottingham alumnus has been awarded one of the most prestigious medals in the field of animal reproductive biology......more

9 August 2011 - Revolutionary biodegradable pellet targets glue ear infection
A revolutionary biodegradable pellet which slowly releases antibiotics into the middle ear could transform the lives of thousands of children who suffer from glue ear......more

8 August 2011 - Nottingham professor leads Royal College of Ophthalmologists
An eminent professor at The University of Nottingham has been elected as the next president of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists......more

8 August 2011 - Weaving Peace in Bosnia
The revival of knitting clubs in the UK has created a new social scene for modern women, but in former war zones they’re being used to address war trauma and help reconstruct peace......more 

5 August 2011 - New weapon in fight against cancer
A virus-packed blood cell that attacks cancers from within has added a new weapon to its armoury — and it’s all down to timing......more

4 August 2011 - Breakthrough in the search for the holy grail for data storage
One of The University of Nottingham’s leading young scientists has created a new compound which could lead to a breakthrough in the search for high performance computing techniques......more

4 August 2011 - Unique Clinical Research Facility for medical trials opened
A new unit specifically built to help pioneering medical scientists translate their research into more effective treatments for patients is being unveiled at The University of Nottingham......more

3 August 2011 - Student’s make helping others their business
Nottingham’s students have been praised for raising the standard of social enterprise through a number of life changing projects both at home and abroad, at the tenth annual Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) awards......more

3 August 2011 - Small business unimpressed by government’s first year in office
Economic uncertainty and scepticism persist in the small business sector, according to latest findings reported by the first UK Business Barometer and UK Business Advisers Barometer surveys of 2011......more

2 August 2011 - Women need more support to beat menopause ‘taboo’ in the workplace
Working through the menopause presents a major challenge for millions of women as they struggle to deal with symptoms, according to research......more

2 August 2011 - Nottingham professor appointed to Northern Ireland human rights role
A University of Nottingham professor has been appointed as the new Chief Commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission......more

1 August 2011 - University to submit plans for renewable energy scheme
Formal plans to build three wind turbines on land at Grove Farm in Nottingham where submitted on Wednesday, July 20th......more

1 August 2011 - Britain’s newest vet school celebrates first graduation ceremony
Eighty four students made history on July 22 2011 when they graduated from the first new purpose built vet school in Britain for 50 years......more


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