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October 2011


31 October 2011 - URN nominated for eight Student Radio Awards
The University of Nottingham’s multi award winning student radio station URN has been nominated for eight awards in the national Student Radio Awards......more

31 October 2011 - Nottingham MBA joins global elite in The Economist rankings
Nottingham University Business School has been ranked in the latest international league table of full-time Master of Business Administration programmes......more

28 October 2011 -
Student employability at the heart of the University of Nottingham's biggest ever fundraising campaign
Student employability is set to be given a major financial boost after being placed firmly at the heart of The University of Nottingham’s biggest ever fundraising campaign......more

27 October 2011 - When science meets séance — live experiment to investigate fear factor of the paranormal
Four would-be ghost hunters are being sought to face their darkest fears and spend the evening in one of Nottingham’s most notorious haunted venues as part of a live experiment into the paranormal......more

27 October 2011 - Accident app to reduce motorist stress and combat insurance fraud
A new smartphone app that will help to guide stressed motorists through the trauma of a car accident, while potentially saving millions of pounds in fraudulent insurance claims has been recognised for its innovation......more

26 October 2011 - Impact: The Nottingham Campaign
Powerful stories, world-changing research, celebrity debates, a celebration beer for a new micro-brewery, a new Guinness World Record and live internet streaming across the globe – the launch of the University’s new fundraising campaign certainly made an impact......more

26 October 2011 - Charity reaches 10th anniversary and 10 years of supporting Kenyan children
It began with a bright idea by three University of Nottingham medical students and 10 years later the Kenyan Orphan Project (KOP) is a committed charity dedicated to supporting the health and education of orphaned and vulnerable children in Africa......more

25 October 2011 - Andy Barker – a Hero of Chemistry
A Nottingham alumnus has been hailed as a Hero of Chemistry in a prestigious awards meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Denver, Colorado......more

25 October 2011 - What are you feeding your horse this autumn? – new study to examine equine supplements
A research team at The University of Nottingham’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Science is appealing for horse riders and owners to come forward to take part in a unique new study into equine nutritional supplements......more

24 October 2011 - Nottingham to lead new Sino-UK research venture

A pioneering new centre will train the researchers of the future — and help to deepen links between the UK and China......more

24 October 2011 - Student community to get tough on crime
Students from The University of Nottingham are to once again work with police to reduce burglary in the city as part of the ‘Love your stuff’ campaign......more

20 October 2011 -
Bishop joins University to mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible
The Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham is to give the first in a series of free talks at The University of Nottingham’s Great Hall to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the King James version of the Bible......more

19 October 2011 - Creative arts at the heart of The University of Nottingham’s biggest ever fundraising campaign
At a time when creative arts funding is reportedly being cut nationwide, The University of Nottingham plans to give more people the opportunity to enjoy and participate in the arts as part of its biggest ever fundraising campaign......more

18 October 2011 - Still time to order your commemorative plaque
If you’re graduating from the University in December there’s still time to order your personalised commemorative glass plaque......more

17 October 2011 -
£150m to change lives, tackle global issues and shape the future
The University of Nottingham is to launch the biggest fundraising campaign in its 130 year history. It aims to raise £150m to transform research, enrich the student experience and enable the institution to make an even greater contribution to the global communities it serves......more

14 October 2011 -
Cymru am byth!*

Nottingham alumnus and Welsh Rugby Union Group Chief Executive, Roger Lewis (Music 1976) is urging all fellow Nottingham alumni and students to support the Welsh Rugby Union boys tomorrow......more

13 October 2011 - Jeremy goes behind the scenes at Donington Park
The first successful bidder in our alumni sports memorabilia auction has returned from a very happy weekend......


12 October 2011 - Nottingham row to golden success in Malaysia
The University of Nottingham Boat Club (NUBC) has beaten Asia’s best, to return to the UK as Malaysian Varsity Champions for the second year in succession......more

12 October 2011 -
Business Leader Series presents Gary Dutton MBEA
Nottinghamshire-born entrepreneur Gary Dutton MBE, will be the next speaker in Nottingham University Business School’s popular Business Leaders Series of presentations......more

11 October 2011 - Nottingham to offer ‘ideas incubator’ for the film industry
An innovative initiative could see filmmakers and studios in Hollywood and around the globe turning to Nottingham experts for solutions to the biggest challenges facing the screen industries. . . . more

11 October 2011 - Chief Scientific Advisor visits Nottingham’s Malaysia Campus
The UK’s Chief Scientific Advisor, Sir John Beddington, visited The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) on 7 October. . . . .more

7 October 2011 - ‘Living Stones’ event to hear testimony from Palestinian Christians
A group of Palestinian Christians will share their experiences of the Arab Israeli conflict and what it is like to live among the small and declining Christian population in the Middle East at an event at The University of Nottingham next week......more

7 October 2011 -
BBC documentary brings the world’s oldest underwater city back to life
Movie industry computer graphics and the very latest digital marine technology have brought the world’s oldest submerged city back to life in a BBC Two documentary due to be shown this Sunday (October 9) at 8pm......more

6 October 2011 -
Study to investigate new treatment for lazy eye

Researchers at The University of Nottingham are seeking children with amblyopia — also known as lazy eye — for a study investigating potential new treatments for the condition......more

6 October 2011 -
Tackling the most common food poisoning
The University of Nottingham is to play a major role in a cross disciplinary nationwide study to find out more about the organism that causes over 300,000 cases of food poisoning every year in England and Wales and how best to control it......more

5 October 2011 -
Nottingham scientists pioneer new method of nanoribbon
Research involving scientists from The University of Nottingham is pioneering a new method of studying and making molecules......more

5 October 2011 -
Nottingham expert is part of new Malaysian legal initiative
The government of Malaysia has invited a University of Nottingham legal expert to take part in a major new initiative in the country......more

4 October 2011 -
50,000th subscriber signs up for award winning science website
A team of 10 professional chemists and one unconventional film maker have just signed up the 50,000th subscriber to their award winning science website — the Periodic Table of Videos (PTOV),

4 October 2011 - Nottingham still best in UK for an MBA in corporate social responsibility, says survey
Nottingham University Business School remains the UK’s leading provider for MBAs which offer future business leaders a valuable insight into wider corporate social responsibility, according to a prestigious international survey......more

3 October 2011 - Young animal welfare scientist gains national recognition
A researcher from the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at The University of Nottingham has been recognised for her successful and significant work in animal welfare......more

3 October 2011 - Local park is one of the best in the country
University Park, the main campus at The University of Nottingham is one of the best in the country — and that’s official......more

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