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.
Share your views to shape the new University strategy
Strategy consultations are being held across our campuses this month. Join us at the events to find out more about the University's new strategy and share your views.
2019 gender pay gap report published
A report showing our latest gender pay gap figures has been published. This is the second annual statutory report of its kind, recording gaps in pay according to gender and reporting on how the University is addressing the disparity.
New members appointed to University's Council
The University has welcomed four leading figures in business, technology and healthcare as new members of Council.
Emergency procedures
In the previous edition of Campus Update, staff were reminded to familiarise themselves with the University's Emergency Information and Procedures, which cover personal safety as well as information on what to do in the event of fire, ill health or other incidents on campus. In response to some feedback that the link to the procedures was not working, please find the link below.
WasteNott  fountain map and funding opportunity
As part of our drive to reduce single-use plastics across campus we've launched new maps to help you find your nearest water fountain. View the maps at

Have you got an idea to reduce waste at the University? You can now apply for funding for items or infrastructure to help offices, departments, or student societies to reduce and replace single-use plastic and disposable items. 
Spotlight on... our international campuses
The University of Nottingham Ningbo China is celebrating its 15 year anniversary with the launch of the campaign '15 years of transforming lives'. Read more.

The University of Nottingham Malaysia is running a series of five events that explore Forgotten and Future Foods, to engage with the public on topics exploring current and future trends of food from farm to table. Read more.
'Change Maker ' placement scheme for technical staff
Technicians from under-represented and minority groups can apply for funding for placements/link-visits to partner universities or industry, under the new Change Maker scheme. The scheme offers placements for technicians who wish to shadow senior colleagues and broaden their skills and experience a new working environment. Applications for the pilot phase can be submitted until 5pm, Friday 12 April.
Global Challenges Research Fund: launch of £1.5m internal awards
The second round of internal awards to support the Global Challenges Research fund was launched this week — with £1.5m to be allocated to projects that seek to address sustainable development goals in developing countries.
British Science Association Media Fellowship scheme
A funded placement on the British Science Association's (BSA) Media Fellowship Scheme is being offered by the University of Nottingham. This scheme offers scientists, social scientists, clinicians or engineers the opportunity to spend time working in a media organisation, mentored by journalists. The successful applicant will also attend the British Science Festival and gain experience working alongside journalists in the BSA's press centre. Applications close at 9am, Monday 15 April.
Rail travel updates
Improvements to the Business Travel and Expenses Rail contract on workspace have been completed. Key changes mean that users no longer have to "pay and claim": a booking can now be made using just a project code (with pre-approval to purchase) and the transaction will be imported to Agresso for financial accounting.

Event of the week Leverhulme lectures
Our Leverhulme lectures continue this month with the final two lectures of the series. On Wednesday 10 April, Visiting Professor Doug Kibbee (Emeritus, University of Illinois) discusses Language as a Human Right: justice, fairness and equality. On Tuesday 16 April, Professor Kibbee returns for a lecture on Language Standards and Linguistic Inequality in Europe. These are free events  no booking required.
And finally...
The community fundraising team has been presented with a cheque for £2,500 for the Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre after raising money by recycling and repurposing redundant toner cartridges. The team is hoping that more can be raised this year. If your department would like to donate out of date or unused, redundant toner cartridges, please contact Xerox's Ian Hill on 0115 748 4402.
But that's not all...
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