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April 2012

30 April 2012 - GSK and the University collaborate to create Centre of Excellence for sustainable chemistry
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and The University of Nottingham have formalised a collaboration to establish a new laboratory to accommodate a Centre of Excellence for sustainable chemistry and to construct an innovative carbon neutral sustainable chemistry laboratory......more

27 April 2012 - Student film to bring Olympics to life
A University of Nottingham student will have her filmed played at the biggest show on earth this summer, after winning London 2012’s Film Nation Shorts competition......more  

23 April 2012 - Why not come and enjoy University Park this summer?
The Friends of University Park have unveiled a fascinating programme of summer events for all the family......more

19 April 2012 - Alumni marathon kayak raises more than £3,000  . . . so far
Pharmacy graduates Professor Kevin Shaksheff (Pharmacy 1991) and David Bache (Pharmacy 1991) successfully completed their 30-hour, 125-mile kayak race......more

19 April 2012 - The Sue Watson Cancer Fund
A fund has been set up in memory of a leading scientist who has died of breast cancer......more

18 April 2012 - New Africa office to extend The University of Nottingham’s global reach
The University of Nottingham’s commitment to global reach, partnership development, supporting diversity and widening participation is to be enhanced with the opening of a new office in West Africa — the first physical presence that the University has established on the continent......more

17 April 2012 - Nottingham alumna wins Best Actress award
Award-winning actress and Nottingham graduate Ruth Wilson (History 2003) has won the Best Actress Award at the 2012 Olivier Awards for her role in Anna Christie......more


16 April 2012 - David Florence books place at London 2012
Congratulations to Nottingham alumnus and Alumni Laureate Award winner David Florence (Mathematical Physics 2005) who booked his place at the London 2012 Olympics, at the weekend......more

16 April 2012 - Diamond image for the Diamond Jubilee
It’s Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee this year, but after 60 years on the throne, what special gift do you give the monarch to mark this special event......more

13 April 2012 - University figures to shine a torch on Olympic inspiration
Three people from The University of Nottingham have been chosen to carry the Olympic Torch as it passes through the city on its way to London 2012......more

13 April 2012 - Prime Minister David Cameron visits The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
Prime Minister David Cameron visited the University’s Malaysia Campus as part of an official two-day trip reinforcing long-standing links between Malaysia and the UK......more

12 April 2012 -Summer Schools: A truly life-changing week
Alumni donor David Pearson tells us about his experience of attending last year’s celebratory dinner for the University’s Sutton Trust Summer School......more

11 April 2012 - Family history — a significant way to improve cardiovascular disease risk assessment
A new study by researchers at The University of Nottingham has proved that assessing family medical history is a significant tool in helping GPs spot patients at high risk of heart disease and its widespread use could save lives......more

11 April 2012 - Over 1000 people attend this year’s Musicality show Curtains
Students from Musicality, The University of Nottingham's Musical Theatre Society, performed this year’s musical CURTAINS to over 1000 people during 5 performances from 29 February – 3 March......more

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