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£9 million gift for new health centre

£9 million gift for new health centre

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A transformational £9 million gift to The University of Nottingham has been secured to develop a twenty first century health centre, to meet the healthcare needs of students and staff.
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4 weeks ago
Student learning commended in national Quality rating

Student learning commended in national Quality rating

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The high quality and standards of higher education provision at The University of Nottingham have been recognised by the award of the Quality Mark by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).
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4 weeks ago
Cognitive behavioural therapy useful for people who frequently go to the doctors, study finds

Cognitive behavioural therapy useful for people who frequently go to the doctors, study finds

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People with long term health conditions who have a history of going to the GP frequently over two or more years could benefit from cognitive behavioural therapy according to new research at The University of Nottingham.
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4 weeks ago
GPS jamming: keeping ships on the 'strait' and narrow

GPS jamming: keeping ships on the 'strait' and narrow

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The University of Nottingham and Royal Norwegian Naval Academy (RNoNA) are investigating how to prevent shipping Global Positioning Signals (GPS) being jammed in potential cyber-attacks that may cause vessels to go off course and collide or run aground.
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4 weeks ago
Scientists call for replacement of animals in antibody production

Scientists call for replacement of animals in antibody production

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Routine scientific procedures using millions of animals are still being authorised when there is a tried and tested alternative, according to a group of scientists investigating the industrial production of antibodies.
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4 weeks ago
European-wide study led by Twycross Zoo to examine the prevalence of heart disease in apes in human care

European-wide study led by Twycross Zoo to examine the prevalence of heart disease in apes in human care

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The Ape Heart Project is a European-wide research programme led by leading primate specialists at Twycross Zoo, in collaboration with The University of Nottingham, to investigate why great apes such as chimpanzees and gorillas are prone to heart disease.
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4 weeks ago
Nottingham researchers show novel technique that can 'taste' DNA

Nottingham researchers show novel technique that can 'taste' DNA

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Scientists at The University of Nottingham have demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to selectively sequence fragments of DNA in real time, greatly reducing the time needed to analyse biological samples.
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4 weeks ago
Salad days – tomatoes that last longer and still taste good

Salad days – tomatoes that last longer and still taste good

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Could the search for high yielding, better tasting, more nutritious, longer lasting tomatoes be over?
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4 weeks ago
Green Flag success for University Park

Green Flag success for University Park

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The University of Nottingham's 120 hectare University Park campus has, for the 14th year running, been given national recognition for the quality of its landscaped green space.
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4 weeks ago
Nottingham Dollies prove cloned sheep can live long and healthy lives

Nottingham Dollies prove cloned sheep can live long and healthy lives

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At 9 years old Nottingham's Dollies — Debbie, Denise, Dianna and Daisy — prove cloned sheep can live long and healthy lives.
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4 weeks ago
Student halls given customer service seal of approval

Student halls given customer service seal of approval

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Students living in halls at The University of Nottingham are receiving excellent customer service according to assessors of a national government standard.
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5 weeks ago
Cricket legend reunited with university team mates

Cricket legend reunited with university team mates

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A world cup winning cricketer returned to Trent Bridge after being honoured by The University of Nottingham.
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5 weeks ago
Funding for brain tumour research drops despite Government commitments

Funding for brain tumour research drops despite Government commitments

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A leading expert in childhood cancer at The University of Nottingham says a decrease in the UK's spend on brain tumour research has come as a shock after 20 years of campaigning to get this rare but deadly form of cancer out of the 'orphan' disease category.
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5 weeks ago
Industry ready graduates pass on the medicinal chemistry baton

Industry ready graduates pass on the medicinal chemistry baton

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Talented chemistry graduates, industry and the scientific community are reaping the rewards of 'radically' different and unique University-Industry collaborations.
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5 weeks ago
Stroke survivors to share stories at Nottingham conference

Stroke survivors to share stories at Nottingham conference

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Patients and families will also hear about the latest research into the diagnosis and treatment of stroke at The University of Nottingham in this one day national conference.
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5 weeks ago
Nottingham women pass it on

Nottingham women pass it on

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Only 38 per cent of English state secondary schools are led by women, this compares with a teaching workforce where women dominate at 62 per cent. The University of Nottingham is now looking to help close this gap and is holding its first event designed to encourage women into secondary school headship.
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5 weeks ago
Driving the technology behind fuel-efficient electric cars

Driving the technology behind fuel-efficient electric cars

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An £830K research project to speed up the shift from fossil-fuel reliant to greener, quieter and cheaper electric vehicles, using low carbon propulsion technologies, is being run at The University of Nottingham.
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6 weeks ago
Keeping children safe: new guide for preventing child accidental injuries in the under fives

Keeping children safe: new guide for preventing child accidental injuries in the under fives

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Researchers from The University of Nottingham have worked with the Child Accident Prevention Trust to produce a guide to help commissioners of children's health services ensure accident prevention is a key part of health visiting, children's centres and family services.
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6 weeks ago
Master's students brew their own beer in the name of academic research

Master's students brew their own beer in the name of academic research

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Students taking an MSc in Brewing Science and Practice have brewed and marketed their own beer as part of their project dissertation. They've produced a 3,000 litre commercial batch of beer for sale.
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6 weeks ago
Farnborough launch for next-generation aviation technology projects

Farnborough launch for next-generation aviation technology projects

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The University of Nottingham has secured £9.5m of funding to develop breakthrough aerospace technologies for leading European manufacturers designing the next-generation of aircraft.
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6 weeks ago
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