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February 2012

29 February 2012 - Baby knows best! Study shows baby-led weaning promotes healthy food preferences
A new study by psychologists at The University of Nottingham has shown that babies who are weaned using solid finger food are more likely to develop healthier food preferences and are less likely to become overweight as children than those who are spoon-fed pureed food......more

29 February 2012 - Nottingham academics receive Queen’s Award at Buckingham Palace
Academics from The University of Nottingham met Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh to receive the highest royal honour for university research......more

28 February 2012 - Looking healthy is more attractive than manliness
Having a healthy skin colour is more important in determining how attractive a man is to women than how manly they look......more

28 February 2012 - More scientific accolades for Nottingham chemistry professor
A University of Nottingham professor is preparing to receive two top accolades from the world of science for his work to raise the profile of chemistry......more

27 February 2012 - Annual TEC dinner – Saturday 31st march
Former members of the student-run TEC Committee are gathering once again at the University for their annual dinner and optional tour of the current TEC facilities......more

27 February 2012 - Nottingham Trent edge ice hockey thriller
The University of Nottingham put in a superb shift at the capital FM Arena in the city last night but still went down 7-5 in the Varsity Series 2012 ice hockey......more


21 February 2012 - London Talent Roadshow – 22nd March

The historic Royal College of Surgeons hosts our very popular London Talent Roadshow next month with two fascinating ‘taster’ research presentations and a great opportunity for networking......more

21 February 2012 - Revolutionising the early detection of cancer
The world’s first centre of excellence specialising in pioneering research into the early detection of cancer was officially opened at The University of Nottingham on Thursday January 26 2012......more

20 February 2012 - International mobility at Nottingham supported by Santander Universities
New scholarships at The University of Nottingham will help students and staff travel overseas to enhance their learning and research......more

20 February 2012 - Reducing salt in crisps without affecting the taste
Food scientists have found a way of measuring how we register the saltiness of crisps which could lead to new ways of producing healthier crisps — without losing any of the taste......more

17 February 2012 - Bucking the trend – Nottingham is the UK’s most popular university
The University of Nottingham is the UK’s most popular university among applicants, according to official figures released......more

10 February 2012 - Do you know someone who deserves an Alumni Laureate Award?
Olympic athletes, eminent scientists, supporters of the arts, pioneers of industry, charity champions and entrepreneurs -  alumni of The University of Nottingham have achieved excellence in their chosen field of endeavour for more than 130 years......more


7 February 2012 - ‘Pants’ flies the flag as hockey women narrowly miss out
Beijing Olympian and University of Nottingham alumna Anne Panter (mathematics and economics 2009) will bring home a silver medal after inspiring Great Britain’s hockey women in the Champions Trophy......more

6 February 2012 - Tributes paid to Don Varley, 1924–2012
Tributes have been paid to the life and work of former University of Nottingham lecturer Don Varley, who has died at the age of 87......more

3 February 2012 - Could you present at a live Olympic venue?
Budding young media stars are being sought to front live shows at the London 2012 Olympics this summer......more

2 February 2012 - Blood, guts, gore and then came the sharks!
The London Sea Life Aquarium provided a perfect backdrop for a fascinating and exclusive University of Nottingham event where the animals took centre stage......more

2 February 2012 - We’ll invest in your talent – the rest is up to you
Are you a talented, hard working and enthusiastic University of Nottingham graduate? If so, the University’s Graduate Trainee Programme is an invaluable opportunity to prepare you for a management role within the UK’s most popular University......more

1 February 2012 - The Nottingham Life Cycle PhD studentships in palliative and end of life care
Applications are now being sought for research studentships in the Sue Ryder Care Centre for the Study of Supportive, Palliative and End of Life Care at The University of Nottingham......more

1 February 2012 - Straight from the horse’s mouth — study reveals owners supplement choices
Horse owners are most likely to use their vet to guide the choice of nutritional supplements they feed their animal, but also rely heavily on recommendations from other riders, a unique study has revealed......more

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