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£10.1 million innovation boost for hundreds of firms via D2N2

£10.1 million innovation boost for hundreds of firms via D2N2
Description
Hundreds of small and medium-sized companies will receive help to innovate and grow with the aid of £10.1million in funding through the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.
Date:
26/05/2016

Laura Nixon wins Lord Dearing Award

Laura Nixon wins Lord Dearing Award
Description
The school would like to offer its congratulations to our very own Dr Laura Nixon, who has won a Lord Dearing Award for her outstanding student placements and volunteering work.
Date:
26/05/2016

The Experience of Working for One of the Big Five Publishing Companies: HarperCollins

The Experience of Working for One of the Big Five Publishing Companies: HarperCollins
Description
The publishing world is renowned for being one of the most difficult sectors to enter, but despite this I am determined to achieve a career in the industry. This blog post was written by third-year English with Creative Writing student, Amina Youssef.
Date:
19/05/2016

Hayden Ashby Goes the Extra Mile

Description
Hayden Ashby won one of the Student Union's 'Going the Extra Mile' Volunteer Awards.
Date:
12/05/2016

Dr Sarah Atkins wins Knowledge Exchange & Impact Awards 2016

Dr Sarah Atkins wins Knowledge Exchange & Impact Awards 2016
Description
The LiPP team and the School of English would like to congratulate Sarah on winning the Knowledge Exchange & Impact Awards for the Faculty of Arts.
Date:
06/05/2016

PG student wins Dean Moore Research Scholarship 2016

PG student wins Dean Moore Research Scholarship 2016
Description
The school would like to congratulate Annalise Grice on her recent success in the Dean Moore Research Scholarship 2016.
Date:
25/04/2016

PhD student has book featured in The Independent

PhD student has book featured in The Independent
Description
School of English PhD student Hannah Manktelow has recently had her book selected by The Independent as one of the 6 best books to celebrate Shakespeare's 400th anniversary. The Independent says the following about The Bard in Brief.
Date:
18/04/2016

Alison Milbank and Jem Bloomfield appear on BBC debate

Description
Dr Alison Milbank from the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, and Dr Jem Bloomfield from the School of English appeared on the BBC's The Big Questions.
Date:
13/04/2016

Viking World: free public events

Viking World: free public events
Description
Registration is now open for the free public events as part of the prestigious Viking World 2016 conference. Attendance is free but places are limited so you need to book in advance.
Date:
13/04/2016

PG student awarded prestigious Research Fellowship

PG student awarded prestigious Research Fellowship
Description
Postgraduate student Steven Macnamara has been granted a prestigious Harry Ransom Research Fellowship in the Humanities from the University of Texas at Austin.
Date:
06/04/2016

Programme for The Viking World: Diversity and Change Now Available

Description
Check out the programme for our conference The Viking World: Diversity and Change.
Date:
01/04/2016

Business partnership category: winner and runners up

Business partnership category: winner and runners up
Description
The Guardian University Awards 2016: Nottingham University makes runner-up for Business partnership category.
Date:
18/03/2016

Take action on Dementia

Take action on Dementia
Date:
16/03/2016

Why native English speakers fail to be understood in English – and lose out in global business

Why native English speakers fail to be understood in English – and lose out in global business
Description
Why native English speakers fail to be understood in English – and lose out in global business
Date:
09/03/2016

What happens when you have to recall Mars bars from across 55-countries

What happens when you have to recall Mars bars from across 55-countries
Description
Confectioner Mars has ordered a huge recall of fun size Mars, Snickers and Milky Way bars after a customer discovered a small piece of plastic in a Snickers bar in Germany. The plastic was traced back to a faulty machine in a factory in the Netherlands and the recall was made across 55 countries.
Date:
09/03/2016

Naming Ships in the Viking Era

Description
Judith Jesch lectures at the Viking Museum Ladby.
Date:
26/02/2016

Matt Welton's poems published in Granta magazine

Matt Welton's poems published in Granta magazine
Description
Matt Welton has had his new poems, Eight pieces in imitation of Thomas A. Clark, published in Granta magazine, Winter 2016 issue.
Date:
26/02/2016

Second year English student's play to be performed

Description
Second year English student, Emma White, had her play, Ambergate Reservoir, performed at the New Theatre 13-14 March 2016.
Date:
26/02/2016

Former student publishes 1st novel

Former student publishes 1st novel
Description
Her novel, The Gunner Girl, was released in November 2016, with a sequel forthcoming in 2017.
Date:
25/02/2016
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