• Proportion of Chemsitry professors in the UK who are female

    Equality And Diversity Crisis In Chemistry

    On the 4th of June 2020, a highly respected chemistry journal published an ‘offensive and misguided’ opinion piece claiming efforts to improve ‘diversity of the workforce’ were resulting in ‘discrimination against the most meritorious candidates’....
  • UoN To Take Part In National Coronavirus Testing Methods Research Project

    The University of Nottingham will be collaborating in a national research project launched by the U.K government to evaluate the accuracy of new coronavirus diagnostic tests and test their effectiveness in different settings, it has been reported....
  • Open Letter from UoN Students Prompts Further Action

    An open letter from the BME Students’ Officers and seven student societies representing black students at the University of Nottingham has prompted a more detailed response from the Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor, regarding the death of George Floyd and the University’s stance on the Black Lives Matter movement. The first...
  • Herd Immunity: The Past and Present 

    Many people have heard of Darwin’s Theory of Survival of the fittest; only those who are the best adapted for their environment and able to adapt to change survive and pass on their genes to future generations. Herd immunity is an idea which follows a similar concept. However, in this case, it is a way...
  • Second Person HIV Free! 

    The second ever case of cured human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) happened to 40-year-old Londoner Adam Castillejo, who has been 30 months HIV free since the beginning of March 2020. HIV was the last widespread global pandemic since coronavirus, beginning in 1981, infecting 75 million and killing 32 million.  HIV is a virus spreading through...
  • A Review of Portland’s New Zero Waste Shop

    Lilith tried out UoN's newest addition, Portland Zero, and has shared her feedback, as well as what's on offer....
  • Welcome 2020 – What, Why and How?

    Think back to Welcome Week. Remember the legions of pink-shirted people there with you at every turn? No? Well then you probably did Welcome right, but these fun-loving, determined and caring people, called Welcome mentors, were indeed there, and now it’s your chance to join their ranks!...