• ‘The Best Or Nothing’: Mercedes-Benz’s Champion Engineering Goes Beyond The Track

    The announcement of the postponement of the Canadian Grand Prix on the 7th April in light of the Coronavirus, made it the 9th race of the 2020 Formula 1 season to have been postponed. With the start of the season stalled, the drivers have been on a winter break...
  • iGEM Nottingham

    What is iGEM? The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation is a non-profit organisation that encourages advances in synthetic biology by fostering an enthusiasm for up-and-coming scientific research and laboratory techniques in the scientific and non-scientific community alike. The Foundation has been hosting an annual synthetic biology competition since...
  • UoN Racing students adding Formula car to their engineering projects

    Whilst some universities will have their Formula car on a plinth next to their entrance, UoN does not as yet have one to put on display, hence many people are not even aware that a team of students is designing one to compete at Silverstone in a secluded engineering...
  • New £30m building opens on Jubilee Campus

    After a year-long construction, the University’s new Advanced Manufacturing Building on Jubilee Campus has been completed. Pioneering research using 3D printing and robotics that is expected to shape the future of UK’s manufacturing sector will be carried out in the new £30 million building on Derby Road. The 97,000...
  • Just because Humanities students have fewer contact hours, doesn’t mean we don’t work

    It’s an age old argument – humanities students don’t have many contact hours and therefore don’t do any work/have an easy degree/can’t complain about their workload. This is an argument that usually comes from the mouths of smug engineering/science/medical students, amongst others. Now, however, data released by the Higher...
  • Science Societies at Nottingham

    With over 10 different science courses at The University of Nottingham there are a lot of science students out there. While your lives may seem to be taken over by chemicals, equations and labs, each course has a society to help bring some support. Impact Science takes a look...
  • Inside Stats: UoN Department Scores Revealed

    The Faculty of Engineering has the most number of students of any faculty at the University of Nottingham with 4,237 registered students in the academic year 2012-2013. Impact has also found that student achievement is not consistent across departments; for example 42% of Computer Scientists averaged a 2:2 or less...