354/365 Ingenuity Centre by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA I went to my very first conference today. I’m nearly fifty years old and have never made it to one before. This is mostly due to tight-arsed employers (everyone I’ve ever worked for has failed to pay when I’ve requested
341/365 Studio 7 by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA This morning saw our new Vice Chancellor, Professor Shearer West, give her inaugural speech to staff and students at the University of Nottingham. Those of us cooped up at Kings Meadow Campus were able to watch it live in one
278/365 Portland Building by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA I am still getting used to the camera on this iPhone 8 Plus. The quality of the images I’m getting are probably better than I was getting from my old Canon 400D dSLR! They are seriously good for a camera
249/365 Trent by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA It’s Notts Test tonight, and we are hosting it in the Trent Building at the University of Nottingham for a change. This building is impressive. The clock tower is visible, and audible, from miles around and there are a number of
“194/365 UoN Tower” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA I work at the University of Nottingham. They own this massive tower on University Park – it must be the tallest building for miles. It’s pretty ugly, but that hasn’t stopped me from finding it an attractive photographic subject. There’s
“167/365 Monolith” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA The university has begun rebranding. This happens fairly frequently by the looks of things, but I do like these new monoliths outside the various campuses. This is ours. It sounds very grand: King’s Meadow Campus. It’s a great place to work,
“125/365 Lakeside” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Every now and again I walk home through Highfield’s Park. There’s always a nice view or two along the route, and it’s really nice to just stop every so often and enjoy the scenery. This is a nice spot.
“96/365 George Green Library” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA The University of Nottingham has some remarkable buildings on its campuses. The Jubilee Campus is probably better know for its adventurous buildings, but the University Park Campus is also starting to gather some truly beautiful, modern architecture. The George
“88/365 Campus” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA I have the pleasure of working for the lovely University of Nottingham in the unfortunately named IS (Information Services). We occupy most of the King’s Meadow Campus, a former TV studios on the outskirts of Nottingham. The buildings are certainly interesting.
The University of Nottingham is a global uni, in that it has two international campuses; one in China and another in Malaysia. These are fantastic links with quite different cultures, and the UoN has many references to this relationship dotted around. The most obvious are the two lions in University
There was a spectacular sunset taking place while I was walking home, so I took a little diversion through University Park to get a better look. I’m not sure black and white is the best option for sunsets, but I think this works OK with the reflections on the lake.
Today was ‘2016 in review’ day at work, an event in one of the old TV studios in King’s Meadow Campus. We had a presentation by the Powers That Be going over all our successes from the last year. Our building used to be Carlton TV Studios and there are