Subject: Campus Update

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Campus update
Campus Update is a fortnightly all-staff email keeping you up to date with news from around the University. Here, you'll find important messages for staff, as well as some highlights from our community and events.
Managing publications through the Research Information System (RIS)
The next phase of implementing the Research Information System (RIS) — the Outputs module — will be rolled out across all schools and faculties from Monday 30 July 2018.
Staff Engagement Survey annual report
The University has published an annual report on the 2017 Staff Engagement Survey which highlights a selection of the actions developed by faculties, schools, departments and the University Executive Board to respond to staff feedback.
Watch the World Cup semi-finals on the Portland Screen
We’re delighted to be screening England V Croatia's World Cup match this evening. Join us from 7pm at the Djanogly Terrace, University Park. You can find more information on Campus News.
Sexual misconduct focus groups
Places are still available for staff and students to participate in focus groups looking at the nature and extent of sexual misconduct both on- and off-campus. The confidential focus groups will help understand the nature and prevalence of unreported misogyny, harassment and hate crime and inform new approaches by the University of Nottingham to tackle them.
University Park gas works scheduled from Monday 23 July
The gas main along Beeston Lane on University Park is going to be renewed between July and November 2018. Access around the campus will be maintained during the works — however commuters are advised to allow extra travel time.
University of Nottingham to become a Disability Confident employer
Disability Confident is a scheme designed to help organisations improve how they attract, recruit and retain disabled staff and staff with health conditions.
New director appointed to lead Nottingham Institute
Stephen Meek has been appointed as the Director of the University of Nottingham's new Institute for Policy and Engagement, to deliver a step change in awareness, perception and policy impact of the University's world-leading research among influential policymakers and politicians across the globe.
Media showcase  School of Biosciences
External Relations and the School of Biosciences has published a media showcase marking a year of national news headlines for the School. To find out how the University Media Relations team can get your research in the headlines or produce a media showcase for your School of Faculty, please contact
Interested in policy impact and public engagement? Attend the annual conference
In REF 2014 a third of all impact case studies referenced influencing policy. Similarly, public engagement is becoming increasingly important with funders and in helping the University connect with local communities. External Relations and the University’s new Institute for Policy and Engagement are holding a conference on 17 September, on the topic of ‘global research, civic impact’. With tailored masterclasses, keynotes from a former Number 10 senior adviser and a welcome from the Vice-Chancellor, the day will provide you with great opportunity to learn and network.
2018/19 leadership and management programmes available for application
Are you interested in enhancing your leadership and management practice? Do you want more flexibility in your leadership style? Whether you are leading large teams across multiple sites, a small team or project, or even if you are thinking of applying for a leadership position in the future, there's something for you in the Leadership and Management Academy programme.

Migration of recordings to Echo360
Following an update in April announcing a new 'Active Learning Platform' we are pleased to inform that the migration process of recordings has commenced. Recordings from the last three academic years (2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18) are currently being migrated into the new system. If you have any additional recording(s) that you would like to be migrated, you can request this by 3 August 2018.

Spotlight on... our international campuses
In this edition of 'spotlight on', we're focusing on just some of the recent extraordinary achievements by students and alumni from our international campuses. Firstly we're pleased to announce that this year's winner of the Vice-Chancellor's Global Graduate Prize at the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNMC) has been named as final year Finance, Accounting and Management student Falonnie Chin Pei Lin. Meanwhile we're sending congratulations to University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) alumnus Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed Falalu, who has been recognised as one of Africa's most promising young business people by being named in the prestigious Forbes Under-30 list. To read more highlights from our international campuses, visit the UNNC and UNMC news pages.

Event of the week  Future Food beacon day
Come and hear how the new genomics equipment made available through the Future Foods beacon could benefit your research. This event takes place from 9:15am, Wednesday 18 July at the Plant Sciences Building, Sutton Bonington.
And finally...
Many congratulations to two Nottingham alumni who recently got engaged during a visit to University Park! Geraldo Tegouch and Giovani Gracianti first met when they were students in Nottingham in 2012  and Geraldo popped the question outside the Trent Building last month. We wish them all the best for their future together.
But that's not all...
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