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New smart technology to help people with brain injuries

New smart technology to help people with brain injuries

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University psychologists and rehabilitation experts adapt and test a new assistive technology to help people with brain injury live more independent lives.
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2 weeks ago
Soft-core pornography viewers 'unlikely to hold positive attitudes towards women'

Soft-core pornography viewers 'unlikely to hold positive attitudes towards women'

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Study by forensic psychologists also concludes viewers become desensitised to soft core text and images common in newspapers, adverts and the media.
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2 weeks ago
Fun for all the family at University's Picnic in the Park

Fun for all the family at University's Picnic in the Park

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What better place to enjoy a picnic than the beautiful landscaped grounds of University Park? Picnic in the Park takes place between noon and 3pm on Sunday 26 June in the Millennium Garden, located in the heart of The University of Nottingham's award-winning University Park Campus.
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2 weeks ago
OBE for leading academic with internationalisation at her heart

OBE for leading academic with internationalisation at her heart

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Professor Christine Ennew, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Provost of The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC), has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for her contribution to international higher education.
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2 weeks ago
Satellite navigation expert is most decorated by Royal Institute of Navigation

Satellite navigation expert is most decorated by Royal Institute of Navigation

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A satellite navigation expert at The University of Nottingham has now received more top medals from the Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN), in its near 70-year history, than anyone else.
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2 weeks ago
£3.5m for new materials library to put UK at forefront of 3D printing

£3.5m for new materials library to put UK at forefront of 3D printing

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A team of scientists at The University of Nottingham has been awarded a £3.5m grant to develop a new library of 3D printing materials which could accelerate commercial uptake of the technology.
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2 weeks ago
New Nottingham centre for entrepreneurs tops out

New Nottingham centre for entrepreneurs tops out

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A new centre which will house the next generation of local entrepreneurs has been 'topped out' at the University of Nottingham Innovation Park (UNIP).
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3 weeks ago
Nottingham Researcher Wins Prestigious European Commission PhD Award

Nottingham Researcher Wins Prestigious European Commission PhD Award

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Dr Tao Yang from the Faculty of Engineering at The University of Nottingham has been awarded the Clean Sky Best PhD Award in Aeronautics.
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3 weeks ago
Pushing pedals to power breast cancer research

Pushing pedals to power breast cancer research

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A team of 34 University of Nottingham staff, students and friends are setting off to cycle the Way of the Roses to help raise £1 million for life-changing breast cancer research.
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4 weeks ago
New Blood test for the detection of Bovine TB

New Blood test for the detection of Bovine TB

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A new blood test to detect Mycobacteria in blood has been developed by a team at The University of Nottingham. The researchers have used this new method to show that cattle diagnosed with bovine tuberculosis have detectable levels of the bacterium Mycobacterium bovis, which causes this disease, in their blood.
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4 weeks ago
Forth Road Bridge monitoring technology to be used on China's biggest bridges

Forth Road Bridge monitoring technology to be used on China's biggest bridges

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An innovative new monitoring system developed by the University is about to be installed in China on two of the world's largest bridges.
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4 weeks ago
Accelerating the clinical potential of ultra-high field MR imaging

Accelerating the clinical potential of ultra-high field MR imaging

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Ambitious plan to establish platform for large-scale multi-centre clinical work in UHF 7T MRI and spectroscopy.
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4 weeks ago
Extinctions, animal invasions and plants - TV presenter Kate Humble to host a talk in Nottingham

Extinctions, animal invasions and plants - TV presenter Kate Humble to host a talk in Nottingham

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The protection of biodiversity is a global challenge which affects everyone, and now The University of Nottingham is inviting researchers and members of the public to come together to talk about the issues facing the planet – with the help of BBC presenter Kate Humble.
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4 weeks ago
Aspiring lawyers from poorer homes in the East Midlands to benefit from expanded programme

Aspiring lawyers from poorer homes in the East Midlands to benefit from expanded programme

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Aspiring lawyers from non-privileged homes in the East Midlands will benefit from the expansion of a pioneering initiative brought together by The University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University, the Sutton Trust, the Legal Education Foundation and the legal profession. Recruitment for Year 10 and Year 12 pupils will begin in August 2016.
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5 weeks ago
A look back at Life Cycle as the VC prepares for his final challenge

A look back at Life Cycle as the VC prepares for his final challenge

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This year Life Cycle – the University's annual fundraiser – is embarking on its sixth challenge.A team of 12 riders will saddle up to take on the four geographical corners of the UK in a gruelling 1,400 bike ride to raise a £1m for breast cancer research.
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3 weeks ago
International trial for children's brain tumours launches in the UK

International trial for children's brain tumours launches in the UK

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Academics at The University of Nottingham are leading the UK arm of a large international clinical trial for a type of children's brain tumour called ependymoma.
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4 weeks ago
Universities help businesses to innovate through new £20m programme

Universities help businesses to innovate through new £20m programme

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Local businesses can now access free university support for innovation through a £20m European funded programme.
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5 weeks ago
Students urged to register to vote

Students urged to register to vote

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Two thirds of university students in Nottingham do not know when the EU referendum is taking place, according to a new poll.
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5 weeks ago
Training for vets, from vets

Training for vets, from vets

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The University of Nottingham is offering a novel training opportunity for people in the veterinary profession.
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5 weeks ago
Nottingham pubs host International Pint of Science

Nottingham pubs host International Pint of Science

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More than 30 university scientists will be showing off their research as the Pint of Science Festival comes to Nottingham's trendiest bars and pubs.
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5 weeks ago
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