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.
Staff invited to join University Executive Board committees
University staff are invited to nominate themselves to join University Executive Board (UEB) committees, so that leadership is more distributed and benefits from a greater variety of the expertise, ideas and views from across our community.
Professor Sarah Sharples to be new Pro Vice-Chancellor for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
As PVC EDI, Professor Sharples will hold a University Executive Board position with responsibility for driving equality, diversity and inclusion policy and initiatives across the University.
Campus Solutions: Final implementation postponed
Full implementation of the new Campus Solutions student records system planned for the end of July has been postponed until after the start of the 2018/19 academic session.
British Academy honours Professor Judith Still
Judith Still, Professor of French and Critical Theory, has been elected as a Fellow to the British Academy.
UoN academic awarded NIHR Research Professorship
Gisli Jenkins, Professor of Experimental Medicine and Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, is the first University of Nottingham academic to be awarded a prestigious NIHR Research Professorship.
Improving our information security
As cyberattacks become more frequent, hackers get more sophisticated, and identify theft is on the rise, we’re introducing compulsory information security awareness training for all staff. This training will help us all be more security conscious, and help us protect the personal data which our staff, our students, and our research participants trust us with.
University Park gas works
The gas main along Beeston Lane on University park is currently being renewed. Work began on Monday 23 July and will continue until November 2018. Access around the campus is being maintained during the works — with commuters advised to allow extra travel time.
Spotlight on... our international campuses
The University of Nottingham Ningbo Chine (UNNC) has ranked third in China for communications courses, according to the latest ARWU Global Discipline rankings. The University also ranks highly in its management disciplines, landing in the Top 30 among all Chinese universities. Read more on the UNNC news site.

At the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNMC) a team of students have won the HSBC Malaysia Business Case Competition for the second time. The students beat 23 other teams in the Malaysian leg of the competition to receive the prize. Visit the UNMC news site for more details.

Event of the week Child readers and their books in nineteeth-century Britain
Colin Heywood, Emeritus Professor of Modern French History at the University of Notitngham, focuses on the society and culture in which children were raised in the 19th century. This talk will cover the massive increase in the quantity and quality of literature written specifically for children in nineteenth-century Britain, which included a shift in content from heavily didactic works to those concerned above all with giving pleasure to their readers. It will also analyse the underlying forces at work, notably the growing interest in childhood and education, and the achievement of near-universal literacy. 1pm, Thursday 26 July.
And finally...
A team from the University of Nottingham has worked on the government response assessment for the new edition of the Global Slavery Index, launched last week at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York. Produced by the Walk Free Foundation, the Global Slavery Index provides data for measuring progress on achieving the UN's Sustainable Development Goal target 8.7  ending slavery worldwide.
But that's not all...
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