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Crowdsourcing call for 'brown fat' study to tackle diabetes and obesity

Crowdsourcing call for 'brown fat' study to tackle diabetes and obesity

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Scientists are asking the public for help in funding new research aimed at harnessing the body's own fat-fighting defences to tackle obesity and diabetes as part of an innovative new crowdsourcing project.
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9 weeks ago
Turner Prize win for Nottingham architecture tutor

Turner Prize win for Nottingham architecture tutor

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An architecture lecturer from The University of Nottingham is part of the design collective, Assemble, which has just won the Turner Prize 2015, Britain's top contemporary art award.
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9 weeks ago
New clues to halting nerve degeneration

New clues to halting nerve degeneration

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A discovery into the mechanisms which lead to degeneration and loss of communication among neuron cells - the cells controlling function in the brain and nervous system - could potentially lead to future therapies for neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
Release Date
9 weeks ago
'Call to Action' on agricultural diversity and feeding a hotter world

'Call to Action' on agricultural diversity and feeding a hotter world

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Scientists from Crops for the Future and partners, including The University of Nottingham in the UK and The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus launch the 'Declaration on Agricultural Diversification'.
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9 weeks ago
Howzat - England cricket star is honoured by The University of Nottingham

Howzat - England cricket star is honoured by The University of Nottingham

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Stuart Broad and the Chief Executive of UK Sport are being honoured by The University of Nottingham.
Release Date
10 weeks ago
University's 'Evidence Based Healthcare Centre' set to build new collaborations in China

University's 'Evidence Based Healthcare Centre' set to build new collaborations in China

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The University has launched the Evidence Based Healthcare Centre in Ningbo.
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10 weeks ago
5* research rating for The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

5* research rating for The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

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The Malaysian Government awards The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus a 5* rating for the quality of its research and innovation
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10 weeks ago
Research reveals how bacterial predators kill other bugs without killing themselves

Research reveals how bacterial predators kill other bugs without killing themselves

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New study into activity of potential 'living antibiotic' Bdellovibrio bacteria shows how it uses a protein as a shield to protect itself when invading its prey. The work, published in Nature Communications, will help to inform the fight against antibiotic resistance.
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10 weeks ago
New free online service to help people use hearing aids

New free online service to help people use hearing aids

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Nottingham hearing researchers have launched a free online service to help people who are new to hearing aids use them effectively. C2Hear Online has been developed to help people who struggle to adapt to them to persevere and could transform lives of those with hearing difficulties
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10 weeks ago
University partners with Royal College of GPs to launch online course for medical educators

University partners with Royal College of GPs to launch online course for medical educators

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The University of Nottingham, in collaboration with the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and Health Education England East Midlands Office, has officially launched MedWise, an online teaching, learning and assessment training package for medical educators.
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10 weeks ago
Nottingham joins university consortium to drive research collaboration between Mexico and UK

Nottingham joins university consortium to drive research collaboration between Mexico and UK

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The Mexico-UK Visiting Chair Initiative will see senior figures from prestigious UK and Mexican universities spend up to two weeks each year working collaboratively to explore new and exciting links in research and teaching.
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10 weeks ago
Green Gown Award win for Nottingham students

Green Gown Award win for Nottingham students

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A team of entrepreneurial students from The University of Nottingham has scooped a prestigious Green Gown Award 2015 for their efforts to tackle social and environmental issues.
Release Date
10 weeks ago
Nottingham researchers tackle spread of pancreatic cancer

Nottingham researchers tackle spread of pancreatic cancer

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Nottingham scientists are investigating potential new ways of fighting a cancer which has the lowest survival rate of all common cancers.
Release Date
10 weeks ago

THE excellence award for The University of Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham has won one of the most prestigious awards in UK higher education. Nottingham was named number one for its 'Outstanding Support for Early Career Researchers' at the Times Higher Education Awards 2015.
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10 weeks ago
Graduate wanted for critter cuisine research project!

Graduate wanted for critter cuisine research project!

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The University has partnered with Monkfield Nutrition, one of the UK's biggest insect breeders, to strike up a more delicious relationship with our creepy-crawly friends.
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10 weeks ago
New clinical trial to improve diagnosis of asthma

New clinical trial to improve diagnosis of asthma

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A research team at The University of Nottingham is calling on people diagnosed with mild asthma to take part in a clinical trial to see whether a simple new breath test can improve the diagnosis and treatment of the condition.
Release Date
11 weeks ago
Former Secretary of State visits The University of Nottingham

Former Secretary of State visits The University of Nottingham

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Sir Vince Cable, the former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills will be presenting a public lecture at The University of Nottingham on Tuesday 1st December.
Release Date
11 weeks ago
Brain tumour research appeal: what will you give this Christmas?

Brain tumour research appeal: what will you give this Christmas?

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People are being urged to give an extra gift this Christmas – to fund life-saving research for children affected by deadly brain tumours.
Release Date
10 weeks ago
Energy research at Nottingham set to accelerate following £180m investment

Energy research at Nottingham set to accelerate following £180m investment

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The University of Nottingham is set to play a crucial role in the next step towards the transformation of the UK's energy sector after the Government confirmed £60m investment for the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA). The investment is backed by a further £120m from the private sector and Midlands Innovation universities.
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11 weeks ago
Top priorities named in hearing loss research

Top priorities named in hearing loss research

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Experts have published a list of the most urgent priorities for researching a debilitating condition that affects more than 10 million people in the UK.
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11 weeks ago
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