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Insights from pig embryos shed light into early human development

Insights from pig embryos shed light into early human development

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How do the precursors of sperm and eggs form during human development? Researchers have uncovered the origins of these elusive cells.
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2 weeks ago
Analytical but inauthentic – analysis of language offers clues to future PM's style

Analytical but inauthentic – analysis of language offers clues to future PM's style

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What kind of Prime Minister will Britain have after June 8? Researchers have analysed the language used by Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to reveal clues about their thinking style, confidence and authenticity.
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2 weeks ago
£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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4 days ago
Midlands universities open their doors to provide a glimpse into the future of energy

Midlands universities open their doors to provide a glimpse into the future of energy

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This month, businesses and the general public will have the opportunity to find out about the latest energy efficiency ideas and technologies as part of EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2017 (19-25 June).
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3 weeks ago
Spending cuts may have contributed to falling teen pregnancy rates, study finds

Spending cuts may have contributed to falling teen pregnancy rates, study finds

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Teenage pregnancy rates have dropped in areas of the country most affected by government cuts to spending on sex education, according to a new study.
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3 weeks ago
Human activity has polluted European air for 2000 years, Black Death study finds

Human activity has polluted European air for 2000 years, Black Death study finds

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A new study has shown that air pollution levels across Europe have been higher than previously thought for the last 2000 years, with the exception of a four-year period during a catastrophic pandemic.
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3 weeks ago
Enriching the lives of captive elephants in Thailand

Enriching the lives of captive elephants in Thailand

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A workshop in Thailand, organised in collaboration with a University of Nottingham expert, will bring together animal welfare experts with mahouts, owners and veterinarians from the region's elephant camps to explore ways to more effectively meet the physical and emotional needs of elephants in captivity.
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3 weeks ago
Launch of Technician Commitment

Launch of Technician Commitment

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The Vice-Chancellor of Nottingham has backed a national pledge to support technicians working in higher education.Professor Sir David Greenaway is one of more 35 signatories pledging support for The Technician Commitment.The Commitment is a sector-wide initiative led by the Science Council, supported by the Gatsby Foundation to help address key challenges facing technical staff working in research.
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3 weeks ago
Wonder 2017: Watch Vikings battle, and create body parts from jelly

Wonder 2017: Watch Vikings battle, and create body parts from jelly

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On Saturday 17th June the University of Nottingham will hold the Wonder event, inviting visitors to explore the Universities ground-breaking research. Members of the public will also be able to experience the world class teaching offered by the University and can find answers to the questions they've always wondered about.
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4 weeks ago
GPs' heart disease prediction tool narrows search for at-risk patients

GPs' heart disease prediction tool narrows search for at-risk patients

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A prediction tool that allows GPs to spot patients most at risk from heart disease and stroke before illness strikes is now more accurate than ever before, a study from the University of Nottingham has shown.
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4 weeks ago
Revolutionary eye drops could prevent blindness in diabetes patients

Revolutionary eye drops could prevent blindness in diabetes patients

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Medical research is offering hope to the hundreds of thousands of diabetes patients who endure the discomfort of monthly injections into the eye to protect them from the risk of blindness.
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4 weeks ago
CT scans reveal underground world of worms

CT scans reveal underground world of worms

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CT images of underground soil structures created by worms imaged by the University of Nottingham
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4 weeks ago
People with tinnitus needed for online research study

People with tinnitus needed for online research study

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Researchers into the common hearing condition 'tinnitus' are calling for help from the public for a new online study called COMIT'ID to try to improve future medical investigations into the problem.
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5 weeks ago
New drive to recruit more medical students from non-traditional backgrounds

New drive to recruit more medical students from non-traditional backgrounds

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A conference to try to boost the number of young people applying for medicine from backgrounds under-represented in higher education and rural areas is being held by the Universities of Nottingham and Leicester.
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5 weeks ago
New Vice-Chancellor for Nottingham

New Vice-Chancellor for Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham is pleased to announce that Professor Shearer West has been appointed as its next President and Vice-Chancellor.Professor West will take up office in October 2017 following the retirement of the incumbent Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Greenaway.She will be the seventh Vice-Chancellor in the University's history and the first woman in the role.
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5 weeks ago
Nursing student is Nottingham hospitals 'Nurse of the Year 2017'

Nursing student is Nottingham hospitals 'Nurse of the Year 2017'

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Graduate entry nursing student Christina O'Loughlin wins major award after telling how her mum inspired her to pursue her nursing dream.
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5 weeks ago
Wildlife Trust appoints university academic as Vice-President cementing 50 year old relationship between the two institutions

Wildlife Trust appoints university academic as Vice-President cementing 50 year old relationship between the two institutions

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Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, the county's largest locally-based environmental charity has appointed Dr Rob Lambert of the University of Nottingham as an Honorary Vice-President.
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5 weeks ago
Conference to tackle depression, suicide and self harm in under 25s

Conference to tackle depression, suicide and self harm in under 25s

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Latest research into mental health problems of young people will be presented and discussed at a major conference in Nottingham, including early detection and the role of technology in promoting mental well being.
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5 weeks ago
More recognition for developing alternatives to root canal dental treatment

More recognition for developing alternatives to root canal dental treatment

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Larry Hench Young Investigators Prize for developing dental alternatives to root canal treatment.
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5 weeks ago
Olympic seal of approval for new David Ross Sports Village

Olympic seal of approval for new David Ross Sports Village

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The University of Nottingham's David Ross Sports Village officially opened on Tuesday 16th May 2017 and was attended by Olympic champions and University of Nottingham alumnus Dr Deng Yaping, Dr Tim Brabants MBE and Etienne Stott MBE
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5 weeks ago
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