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September 2012

28 September 2012 - Outstanding Young Malaysian Award for UNNC academic

Dr Alain Chong from The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) has been named winner in the academic category of the Outstanding Young Malaysian Award 2012......more

27 September 2012 - World’s most powerful camera records first images in hunt for Dark Energy

Eight billion years ago rays of light from distant galaxies began their long journey to Earth. On September 12 2012 that ancient starlight found its way to a mountaintop in Chile where the newly-constructed Dark Energy Camera......more

26 September 2012 - Ningbo honorary citizenship for Nottingham’s Vice-Chancellor
Vice-Chancellor Professor David Greenaway has been awarded honorary citizenship of Ningbo — the home of The University of Nottingham’s China campus......more

24 September 2012 - Write your name in the stars
You can now literally — yes, literally — write your name in the stars, thanks to a University of Nottingham academic and alumnus......more

21 September 2012 - £1.5m partnership will fight childhood and adolescent brain tumours
A leading national brain tumour charity is joining forces with experts at The University of Nottingham in a £1.5 million partnership to fight brain tumours in children......more

2012 - New and old meet at the Nigerian launch of The University of Nottingham West Africa Office
There might be half a century between them but it didn’t stop them comparing notes on The University of Nottingham in the UK......more19 September 2012 - Alumna wins a World Championship bronze after becoming national road race champion

British cyclist and Nottingham alumna Sharon Laws (Biology 1996) has won a bronze medal in the team trial at the road race World Championships in the Netherlands......more

18 September 2012 - Masterclasses 2013 – what would you like to see?
The University’s career development masterclasses for graduates have been a regular feature on the alumni calendar for many years now and have featured a vast array of personal development topics......more

18 September 2012 - Space exploration on a student budget

Most people are happy to look on in awe when they see images of our planet from outer space, but for one student at The University of Nottingham, it proved the inspiration to capture his own pictures......more

17 September 2012 - Louise Kitsberg obituary
Louise Kitsberg née Hay sadly succumbed to pancreatic cancer on August 19th, 2012......more

14 September 2012 - Alumna steps down as Nottingham City Council Chief Executive

Nottingham City Council's Chief Executive, Jane Todd (Social Administration 1973), has announced she is stepping down from the role on health grounds after undergoing a major operation earlier this year......more

13 September 2012 - Access to education widened as epic cycle comes to an end
After 1,100 miles, twelve intrepid cyclists from The University of Nottingham have arrived in Dover to complete a fundraising journey that began in the North East of Scotland 14 days before......more

12 September 2012 - Love Me Do – it’s 1962!
It was a tumultuous time. And this year’s Golden Reunion will remember it......more

11 September 2012 - Could you mentor a University of Nottingham student?
We are all influenced by people throughout our lives, and this is especially true when poised to make a big decision, say about our career choices......more

10 September 2012 - Leading Chinese aerospace business to fund University Innovation Centre in Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is developing a new University Innovation Centre (UIC) with one of China’s biggest aerospace businesses. / ......more

7 September 2012 - New boss at the helm of Nottingham’s Malaysia Campus
Nottingham alumna and University academic Professor Christine Ennew (Economics 1985), currently Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Internationalisation, is to be the new Provost and Pro-Vice-Chancellor of The University of Nottingham’s pioneering Malaysia Campus. She will take up her post in spring 2013......more

6 September 2012 - Life Cycle 2 team get a special welcome
The University of Nottingham Life Cycle 2 riders were given a rousing reception as they pulled into the University Sports Centre just a few days away from finishing their epic end-to-end journey across the UK......more

5 September 2012 - Socket Exhibition at the Tarpey Gallery – 8th- 29th September
Castle Donington’s Tarpey Gallery hosts the visual arts collective Socket this weekend for a three-week stay......more

5 September 2012 - Thanks for all your community support on Life Cycle 2
Life Cycle 2 supporters and friends turned out in force at the weekend to welcome the University bike riders back to Nottinghamshire on the latest leg of their 1,100 mile fundraising cycle......more





3 September 2012 - Engineering the ‘smart healthcare’ of the future
Pioneering scientists at The University of Nottingham have won a £1.2 million grant for research into the engineering of nanomaterials that could transform the global healthcare industry......more

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