Turtle Finisher

Why I did a 5k run for charity?

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It is not every day that I’m greeted just before 12 noon on a Saturday to the sight of someone in a  penguin costume doing face painting and another person dressed as a carrot but then that is runNTU for you
 The runNTU is now in its third ye

Dedication makes all the difference

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Last Saturday we held our third annual runNTU event on the Clifton campus at Nottingham Trent. The start and finish line was a stone’s throw from the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre .

On your marks, get set

runNTU – Top tips

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7 tips for doing a 5K run
Before running the runNTU in 2012 I had never taken part in a sponsored sporting event of any kind, but, after the run I felt so great and it was such an enjoyable day that I had no second thoughts about signing up again for

A Night in the West End

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In the cause of cracking the cancer code, Nottingham Trent University staged a memorable fund-raising concert featuring around 200 performers.

Photo by David Baird (www.david-baird.co.uk)

Magical Musical Moments

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The NTU Choir teamed up with the London Philharmonic Orchestra to present a  musical extravaganza recently.  Along with West End Star Kerry Ellis they gave the audience at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham a Night in the West End.

Cancer research centre in funds plea

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Help raise funds for Nottingham Trent University’s cancer centre

A MAJOR fundraising drive has been launched for a Nottingham cancer research centre.

Cakes 1 in 3 day 2014

1 in 3 Day – Fun & Frolics

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I love my job, I get to have fun as well as doing something worthwhile and rewarding. Today we had our annual 1 in 3 Day – this represents the rather scary statistic that at least one in three of us will develop some form of cancer in our lifetime.

Image: cogdogblog via Creative Commons/Flickr

Where did that two hours go?

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I have just spent two very enjoyable hours in the company of Rajiv Hasan, who works with Nottingham Hospitals Radio.

Let’s chat

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Tonight marks the start of the 2014 telephone campaign to Alumni of Nottingham Trent.

Radio GaGa

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Last Sunday I was a guest on BBC Radio Nottingham’s John Holmes show and spent an hour my life and career and the research we undertake at the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre.

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