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Joining forces with the British Library to offer a free online course

Joining forces with the British Library to offer a free online course

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The University of Nottingham and the British Library have joined forces to create a free online course looking at how propaganda and ideology fit in to everyday life.
Release Date
4 weeks ago
Some antidepressants may be linked with higher rates of suicide and self-harm, research finds

Some antidepressants may be linked with higher rates of suicide and self-harm, research finds

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Research led by academics at The University of Nottingham has suggested that some types of antidepressants may be associated with an increase in suicide and self-harm in people aged 20 to 64 suffering from depression.
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5 weeks ago
Preserving fertility among young cancer patients

Preserving fertility among young cancer patients

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Pioneering expert in oncofertility to give public lecture at the University's Sutton Bonington Campus.
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5 weeks ago
Focusing on the success of others can make us selfish

Focusing on the success of others can make us selfish

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Focusing on the success of others can make us selfish. New research suggests that successful cooperation in groups depends on how people gather information about their peers, and how they base their cooperative decisions on it. The broader implication of this research is that the type of information we use to make our decisions can affect our social decision making.
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5 weeks ago
Light sensitive proteins could one day help mend our broken hearts

Light sensitive proteins could one day help mend our broken hearts

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Stem cell therapy could one day improve our chances of mending a broken heart but scientists have to get new cells to beat in time with the rest of the heart.
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6 weeks ago
Operation Graduate - fighting crime in Dunkirk and Lenton

Operation Graduate - fighting crime in Dunkirk and Lenton

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Students living off-campus in Nottingham are already benefitting from greatly reduced crime rates in the last year thanks to the work of Nottinghamshire Police and The University of Nottingham.
Release Date
7 weeks ago
New tools to breed cereal crops that survive flooding

New tools to breed cereal crops that survive flooding

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Crop scientists have identified the mechanism used by plants in stress conditions to sense low oxygen levels and used advanced breeding techniques to reduce yield loss in barley in water-logged conditions.
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7 weeks ago
National accreditation for Nottingham

National accreditation for Nottingham

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A number of Schools in the Faculty of Social Science have been awarded a national affiliate status
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7 weeks ago
The grandest views: exploring a unique Victorian 3-D model of the Lakes

The grandest views: exploring a unique Victorian 3-D model of the Lakes

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A unique 'mathematically accurate' 3-D model of the Lake District which would have offered Victorian tourists their first bird's eye view of the region is being explored as part of a University of Nottingham research project.
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7 weeks ago
Study sheds new light on aggressive cancer in children

Study sheds new light on aggressive cancer in children

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A new study involving researchers at The University of Nottingham has revealed how children with an aggressive cancer predisposition syndrome experience a never before seen flood of mutations in their disease in just six months.
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7 weeks ago
Out in Education – fighting homophobia in the classroom

Out in Education – fighting homophobia in the classroom

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Children and teenagers across the Midlands are being taught about lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans (LGBT) issues by Out in Education, a new group tackling homophobia in classrooms.
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7 weeks ago
New leadership at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China

New leadership at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China

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A new Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Provost, Professor Chris Rudd will takes over at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) this summer.
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8 weeks ago
In search of Vikings - University experts in arts and sciences publish new book

In search of Vikings - University experts in arts and sciences publish new book

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Unique new research from academics from the arts and sciences sheds new light on the Viking Age in the UK.
Release Date
8 weeks ago
Nottingham academic scoops top book prize

Nottingham academic scoops top book prize

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A book co-written by a Nottingham academic has won the prestigious Political Book of the Year award in the Paddypower Political Book Awards 2015.
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8 weeks ago
Public perception of man-made climate change is at a 10-year high

Public perception of man-made climate change is at a 10-year high

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The British public's belief in the reality of climate change and its human causes rose last year following the winter floods, and is now at its highest since 2005, according to a new study.
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8 weeks ago
New manufacturing centre set to put Nottingham back on the world manufacturing map

New manufacturing centre set to put Nottingham back on the world manufacturing map

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The University has been awarded £5m to help create a new state-of-the-art centre for manufacturing at the University of Nottingham Innovation Park.
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8 weeks ago
Pride filming screening to mark the start of LGBT History month

Pride filming screening to mark the start of LGBT History month

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Cinema audiences in Nottingham are being offered another opportunity to see the inspirational film comedy Pride at a special screening in the city to mark the beginning of LGBT History Month.
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8 weeks ago
Join in the debate about shale gas

Join in the debate about shale gas

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The University of Nottingham is giving people the chance to get involved with the controversial debate surrounding 'fracking' by offering a free online course on shale gas.
Release Date
8 weeks ago
New research compares inequalities in UK's child safeguarding systems

New research compares inequalities in UK's child safeguarding systems

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Researchers at The University of Nottingham are involved in a major new research project to study inequalities in child welfare systems across the UK.
Release Date
8 weeks ago
Honouring Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue

Honouring Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue

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The University of Nottingham has officially thanked Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service for its hard work in keeping the community safe during the recent fire at its Jubilee campus.
Release Date
8 weeks ago
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