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Global slavery expert is honoured by Prince Charles

Global slavery expert is honoured by Prince Charles

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Professor Kevin Bales — a leading figure in the anti-slavery movement —has been appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George. The honour is recognition for work he has done and continues to do as part of the Human Rights Research Beacon at the University of Nottingham.The honour comes just ahead of £200m the University is investing in research, some of which will help the fight against modern slavery.
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Professional pride is key to repairing banking's image, study finds

Professional pride is key to repairing banking's image, study finds

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New Chartered Banker Professionalism Index has found that qualified bankers have a very high level of professional pride in their work compared to non-qualified counterparts. Research reveals this is the key to repairing the image of the industry which has attracted public hostility since the global financial crisis.
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Nottingham research plays key role in malaria breakthrough

Nottingham research plays key role in malaria breakthrough

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Science initiated in Nottingham has helped to form the foundation for the latest breakthrough in the global fight against malaria.
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Wiki breakthrough for researchers

Wiki breakthrough for researchers

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Researchers at the Institute of Mental Health, based at The University of Nottingham, have created a one-step process of getting the best research evidence directly into Wikipedia – helping all those seeking information on their health condition and treatment.
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The murky world of the hand car wash

The murky world of the hand car wash

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The sight of people cleaning cars in disused petrol stations and by the side of the road is now a common scene in towns and cities across the country, but have you ever stopped and thought about whether the person polishing your car is being treated fairly?Up and down the country 'cheap' car washes are being exposed as 'hives' of modern slavery. Employees are being poorly paid, are being provided with little or no protective equipment and are made to work long hours without breaks.
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Quantum sensors herald new generation of wearable brain imaging systems

Quantum sensors herald new generation of wearable brain imaging systems

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Revolutionising the world of human brain imaging.
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This Year
Fighting slavery from space

Fighting slavery from space

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Members of the public have been helping experts from the University of Nottingham in their mission to end slavery, by tracking potential sites of exploitation from space.The University launched its 'Slavery from Space' project last month (May), which has been looking for volunteers to help researchers trawl through tons of satellite images to look for, and mark brick kilns.
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Robots reinvent the wheel by turning waste material into fuel

Robots reinvent the wheel by turning waste material into fuel

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A state-of-the-art robotics suite, worth more than £1m, will enable scientists at The University of Nottingham to engineer a number of bacterial strains and turbo charge the creation of valuable and novel chemicals and fuels from waste materials.
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This Year
Meet the man behind the Dinosaurs of China exhibition

Meet the man behind the Dinosaurs of China exhibition

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Pioneering research by a University of Nottingham academic has transformed museums in China, laying the foundation for the exclusive Dinosaurs of China exhibition which is coming to the city.
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Coffee, cake and science on the menu at popular event

Coffee, cake and science on the menu at popular event

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Is having appointments with pharmacists at the doctors surgery a good idea? How easy is it to be distracted? Do you understand how many units are in alcohol? These are just a few of the questions researchers from the University of Nottingham are hoping to start finding the answers to at their 'Café Connect' event taking place at the Contemporary on 29-30th June.
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This Year
Are there lessons we can learn from a Japanese style of teaching?

Are there lessons we can learn from a Japanese style of teaching?

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Secondary school pupils are to be offered a taste of life in a Japanese-style classroom as part of a conference aimed at looking at what lessons we could learn from the approaches taken to teaching maths by countries around the globe.
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An ocean without history – the importance of underwater cultural heritage

An ocean without history – the importance of underwater cultural heritage

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An underwater archaeologist from the University of Nottingham is urging scientists to delve into the past to help better protect the oceans of the future
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This Year
Adaptive cyber security decision support to prevent cyber attacks

Adaptive cyber security decision support to prevent cyber attacks

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Recognising the complexity of cyber attacks and the multi-stakeholder nature of tackling cyber security.
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This Year
Tumour survival tactics tackled by Nottingham experts

Tumour survival tactics tackled by Nottingham experts

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Scientists are tackling a tumour survival mechanism that has left experts baffled for more than 50 years - how cancer cells develop a resistance to the drugs prescribed to kill them in a tactic similar to antibiotic resistance.
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This Year
Picnic in the Park with the University of Nottingham

Picnic in the Park with the University of Nottingham

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For the perfect day out this summer, why not dine al fresco at the University of Nottingham's award-winning University Park campus — at its annual Picnic in the Park event. Picnic in the Park is an afternoon for the whole family to enjoy, and takes place between 12 and 3pm on Sunday 9 July at the Millennium Gardens on University Park.
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This Year
The University of Nottingham wins at the THELMAs

The University of Nottingham wins at the THELMAs

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The University of Nottingham has won the International Strategy of the Year category at the 2017 Times Higher Education Leadership & Management Awards (THELMAs).
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This Year
Pioneering community energy pilot underway at Nottingham housing development

Pioneering community energy pilot underway at Nottingham housing development

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The Energy Research Accelerator and University are pioneering an innovative community energy scheme at Trent Basin in Nottingham.
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This Year

We are gold!

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The University of Nottingham provides its students with teaching of the very highest quality, according to the results of the inaugural Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
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This Year
£200m investment to solve global challenges

£200m investment to solve global challenges

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Securing sustainable food supplies, ending slavery and developing greener transport systems, are three of six most pressing global challenges the University of Nottingham has today (22 June 2017) set out to solve with a planned investment of more than £200 million. The investment, the most the University has ever dedicated to research, will support world-leading experts in finding solutions to global issues through ground-breaking research. The University is funding six Beacons of Excellence - multi-disciplinary research groups focused on finding solutions to a global challenge.
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New clues in puzzle over pre-eclampsia and cholesterol regulation

New clues in puzzle over pre-eclampsia and cholesterol regulation

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Scientists studying a mystery link between the dangerous pregnancy complication pre-eclampsia and an increased risk of heart disease in later life for both mother and child have uncovered important new clues.
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