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In action: University of Nottingham BSA Science Media Fellows 2016

In action: University of Nottingham BSA Science Media Fellows 2016
Description
The University of Nottingham sponsored three British Science Association Media Fellowships in 2016. Find out how they got on working as journalists for the FT, The Times and BBC Science, featuring LiPP's Dr Spencer Hazel.
Date:
27/09/2016

First for graduate employability

First for graduate employability
Description
We're the University of the Year for Graduate Employability according to Good University Guide 2017,
Date:
27/09/2016

Learning a Second Language to Speak a First

Learning a Second Language to Speak a First
Description
"Apparently, being a native speaker may not have the benefits you'd think. Spencer Hazel explains why ESL is sometimes more useful than plain old English..."
Date:
26/09/2016

Dr Adam Rounce on BBC Radio 4's 'Poetry Please'

Description
Dr Adam Rounce from the School of English was interviewed for BBC Radio 4's 'Poetry Please'.
Date:
06/09/2016

2016-2017 Language Centre module enrolment

Description
Dates of Enrolment Sessions for Spring Semester modules:Monday 23 January:11.00-1.00pm in Trent C66 (Self Access Centre)Wednesday 25 January: 11.00-1.00pm in Trent C66Friday 27 January: 11.00-1.00pm in Trent C66
Date:
18/08/2016

School of English scores 94% in NSS 2016

School of English scores 94% in NSS 2016
Description
The University of Nottingham's results for the 2016 National Student Survey (NSS) are in. The results are the University's best to date and its strongest year-on-year improvement since the NSS began in 2005. School of English scored 94% for 'overall satisfaction'.
Date:
11/08/2016

Complete University Guide School of English Success

Complete University Guide School of English Success
Description
The School of English has recently been awarded 7th place in the Complete University Guide league table. This is great news for the school and for all those who have contributed to the outstanding teaching and research conducted in the School of English.
Date:
28/07/2016

EPNS Council and Editors' Meetings

Description
On 23rd March 2016, the Institute for Name-Studies hosted the spring meetings of the Council and Editors of the English Place-Name Society.
Date:
18/07/2016

New DH Lawrence manuscript acquired by Manuscripts and Special Collections

New DH Lawrence manuscript acquired by Manuscripts and Special Collections
Description
Manuscripts and Special Collections has recently acquired the manuscript of an important unfinished short story by DH Lawrence. 'The Flying Fish' was written by Lawrence in March 1925 when he was diagnosed with tuberculosis during a stay in Mexico City. It tells the story of an Englishman in Mexico who is called back to his ancestral home in the English Midlands.
Date:
08/07/2016

Spencer Hazel awarded British Science Association fellowship with The Times

Spencer Hazel awarded British Science Association fellowship with The Times
Description
The British Science Association has awarded Spencer Hazel with a Media Fellowship working as part of The Times newspaper. The British Science Association Media Fellowships provide a unique opportunity for practising scientists, clinicians, and engineers to spend two to six weeks working at the heart of a media outlet such as The Guardian, BBC Breakfast or the Londonist.
Date:
07/07/2016

Architectures of Power

Architectures of Power
Description
John Baker was invited to contribute to the second of three workshops in the Early Medieval Royal Residences Network, held at Durham University on 8th-9th June 2016.
Date:
23/06/2016

Students receive prizes for Nottingham Advantage Awards

Students receive prizes for Nottingham Advantage Awards
Description
The School is proud to announce the success of three English students, who have received prizes in the Nottingham Advantage Awards
Date:
08/06/2016

Dr Andrew Harrison awarded Vice Chancellor's Medal

Dr Andrew Harrison awarded Vice Chancellor's Medal
Description
Congratulations to Dr Andrew Harrison, Director of the DH Lawrence research centre, who has been awarded the Vice-Chancellor's Medal in recognition of his work with numerous community outreach events helping local people in Eastwood and beyond understand and appreciate their literary heritage.
Date:
08/06/2016

Dr Christina Lee awarded Vice Chancellor's Medal

Dr Christina Lee awarded Vice Chancellor's Medal
Description
Congratulations to Dr Christina Lee, who has been awarded the Vice-Chancellor's Medal in recognition of her pioneering work in developing interdisciplinary research, notably between the arts and the sciences, where she has played a leading role in the development of an international cross-disciplinary network of historians, philologists and microbiologists to investigate the efficacy of medieval remedies in relation to antibiotic resistance.
Date:
06/06/2016

How do you research your assignments?

How do you research your assignments?
Description
Just take our very short survey here (and maybe win one of five £30 vouchers)This small survey is part of a wider investigation into how Nottingham University Libraries can understand how students prepare and research their course assignments. It would be great if you could help us: you can make a useful contribution to helping the library service better serve your needs.
Date:
02/06/2016

Careers service events

Careers service events
Description
There's a number of Careers Service events coming up over the next week that may be of interest to you. Have a look at the list below:
Date:
02/06/2016
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