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Binge drinking in pregnancy can affect a child's mental health and school results

Binge drinking in pregnancy can affect a child's mental health and school results

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Binge drinking during pregnancy can increase the risk of mental health problems in 11-year-old children, particularly hyperactivity and inattention, and can have a negative effect on their school examination results, according to new research led by The University of Nottingham.
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6 weeks ago
Layered graphene sandwich feeds hunger for designer materials

Layered graphene sandwich feeds hunger for designer materials

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A sandwich of layers of graphene – the so called 'wonder material' - and hexagonal boron nitride could become the basis for designer materials for novel high-frequency electronic devices.
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6 weeks ago
Research finds Malawi app 'teaches UK children 18 months of maths in six weeks'

Research finds Malawi app 'teaches UK children 18 months of maths in six weeks'

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Psychologists test global charity's new maths app on children in Malawi and Nottingham.
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6 weeks ago
Pedal power makes pounds for vital research

Pedal power makes pounds for vital research

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A team of volunteers from The University of Nottingham has raised over £600,000 for charity after completing a 1,400-mile bike ride.
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7 weeks ago
Business leaders buoyed by positive message on regional economy

Business leaders buoyed by positive message on regional economy

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Company directors and business leaders visited the University this week to attend the inaugural East Midlands Business Leaders' dinner.
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7 weeks ago
New cell model to speed up development of brain tumour drugs

New cell model to speed up development of brain tumour drugs

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New research from The University of Nottingham looks set to improve screening for new cancer drugs and drug delivery systems specifically designed for children with brain tumours.
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7 weeks ago
Praise for raising the profile of HE's 'unsung heroes'

Praise for raising the profile of HE's 'unsung heroes'

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Award for raising the profile of over 700 technical staff at The University of Nottingham.
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7 weeks ago
Grabbing attention to raise awareness of ADHD

Grabbing attention to raise awareness of ADHD

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A new interactive game and educational video is set to tour Nottingham and London to raise public awareness and understanding of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults.
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7 weeks ago
University launches first programme for financial specialists in China

University launches first programme for financial specialists in China

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The first programme of the new Guangdong-Nottingham Advanced Finance Institute took place last week in China. The Institute has been established to provide training to senior managers from industry, commerce, financial institutes and government organisations.
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7 weeks ago
Microlise and University awarded Technology Strategy Board funding for Big Data project

Microlise and University awarded Technology Strategy Board funding for Big Data project

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The University is working with transport systems company Microlise on a major project to develop innovative new data based solutions in the transport and logistics sector.
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8 weeks ago
Nottingham 3D printing research specialist wins international award

Nottingham 3D printing research specialist wins international award

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An academic from The University of Nottingham who specialises in manufacturing technology, has won a prestigious international award in recognition of his work in 3D printing.
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9 weeks ago
Plant sciences student showcases new crop on BBC Countryfile

Plant sciences student showcases new crop on BBC Countryfile

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Stephen Jones wins exclusive rights to grow quinoa varieties bred for UK climate.
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9 weeks ago
Partnership agreement signed with Chinese pharma giant

Partnership agreement signed with Chinese pharma giant

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A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the University and China Resources Pharmaceutical Group (CRPG), which will see close collaboration between the two organisations in a range of areas.
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9 weeks ago
Study supports New Medicine Service

Study supports New Medicine Service

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Research published today shows that the New Medicine Service (NMS), an innovative medicines advice service for patients, could improve patients' lives and save scarce NHS resources.
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10 weeks ago
Nottingham becomes first western university to partner with China's largest internet video company

Nottingham becomes first western university to partner with China's largest internet video company

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The University of Nottingham has become the first western University to sign a partnership with China's online video giant, Youku Tudou, to support China's young filmmakers.
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10 weeks ago
Vice-Chancellor's Life Cycle team smash £500k barrier as they embark on 1,400 mile challenge

Vice-Chancellor's Life Cycle team smash £500k barrier as they embark on 1,400 mile challenge

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A team of volunteers from The University of Nottingham is setting off on a grueling 1,400-mile charity bike ride, taking in the four corners of Great Britain.
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10 weeks ago
Going the extra mile for Children's Brain Tumour Research

Going the extra mile for Children's Brain Tumour Research

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Potholes, punctures, wild dogs and heatstroke, University of Nottingham staff member Gavin Scott will risk all this and more as part of his summer holidays this year - in the name of Children's Brain Tumour Research.
Release Date
11 weeks ago
Getting connected in the digital world

Getting connected in the digital world

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A project being led by researchers at The University of Nottingham is looking at whether an innovative scheme, which allows people on a low income to piggyback on the spare bandwidth of their neighbours, could offer Internet equality for all
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11 weeks ago
Rosetta and Nottingham's role in the history of space exploration

Rosetta and Nottingham's role in the history of space exploration

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On Wednesday 6 August, a spacecraft will make history as it goes into orbit around a comet. Rosetta will be the first spacecraft to meet a comet and accompany its orbit around the sun, before landing a probe on the comet's surface.
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11 weeks ago
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