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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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5 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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6 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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6 weeks ago
Stock exchange flotation for University's Oncimmune

Stock exchange flotation for University's Oncimmune

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University of Nottingham spin-out company, Oncimmune, which specialises in the early detection of lung cancer, today floated on the London Stock Exchange.
Release Date
6 weeks ago
Dinosaur super-predators in search of sponsors!

Dinosaur super-predators in search of sponsors!

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Sponsors are being sought to help bring some of the world's most ferocious dinosaurs to Nottingham.
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6 weeks ago
Nottingham academic receives Italian Knighthood

Nottingham academic receives Italian Knighthood

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An expert on the Chinese economy at Nottingham University Business School China (NUBS China) has been awarded one of Italy's highest honours from the President of the Italian republic.
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6 weeks ago
Maid Marian supports Life Cycle 6

Maid Marian supports Life Cycle 6

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In the middle of planning her wedding to fiancé Tim, Dr Sally Chappell was diagnosed with breast cancer. Talk of dresses and honeymoons turned to doctors and chemotherapy but, with the support of her family, she has completed her treatment and is now back to the job of arranging the wedding.
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6 weeks ago
We're going on a bug hunt!

We're going on a bug hunt!

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The University's Community Scientist Dr Sarah Pierce needs your help in a national Pollination Survey backed by Sir David Attenborough. The campaign is also encouraging people to create better habitats for our bees, butterflies and other insects.
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6 weeks ago
Sharp rise in UK teen poisonings over past 20 years, particularly among girls

Sharp rise in UK teen poisonings over past 20 years, particularly among girls

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Largest study of its kind reveals the number of teenagers poisoned by drugs or alcohol has risen sharply over the past 20 years with those living in deprived areas 2 or 3 times as likely to poison themselves.
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6 weeks ago
DH Lawrence boosts UK-China relations

DH Lawrence boosts UK-China relations

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Nottingham's links to China have been strengthened with a tribute to one of its most famous writers.
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7 weeks ago
Massive new mathematical database keeps web and banking security ahead of the curve

Massive new mathematical database keeps web and banking security ahead of the curve

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University of Nottingham researchers are part of an international team mapping the mathematical objects behind prime numbers; used to encrypt online bank accounts and protect web security.
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7 weeks ago
Olympic hopefuls and heroes mark the opening of University hockey pitch

Olympic hopefuls and heroes mark the opening of University hockey pitch

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The University of Nottingham and Nottingham City Council have marked the opening of a new 'super' hockey pitch with a trip down memory lane to celebrate the heritage of the University's hockey clubs.
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7 weeks ago
Midlands research powerhouse will use powerful new imaging technology to develop the next generation of drugs

Midlands research powerhouse will use powerful new imaging technology to develop the next generation of drugs

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The next generation of drugs to tackle two of the planet's biggest killers are to be developed through a partnership bringing together powerful Nobel Prizewinning imaging technology and some of the brightest scientific minds from around the globe.
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7 weeks ago
New measures to improve the welfare of captive elephants in UK

New measures to improve the welfare of captive elephants in UK

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Experts at The University of Nottingham have designed a new system of evaluating the welfare of the UK's captive elephants.
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7 weeks ago
Nottingham flood expert is honoured by Royal Geographical Society

Nottingham flood expert is honoured by Royal Geographical Society

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An expert in rivers from The University of Nottingham has been recognised for his outstanding contribution in helping to shape national and international policy on rivers and flood management.
Release Date
7 weeks ago
Pay-It-Forward vet scheme to support city's vulnerable and homeless

Pay-It-Forward vet scheme to support city's vulnerable and homeless

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Compassionate pet owners in Nottingham are to help care for the health of animals belonging to vulnerable and homeless people living in the city, thanks to a new charitable initiative by The University of Nottingham and a local veterinary surgery.
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7 weeks ago
Genetic history of the 'ship of the desert' revealed

Genetic history of the 'ship of the desert' revealed

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A unique study of the ancient and modern DNA of the single-humped camel has shed new light on how its use by human societies has shaped its genetic diversity.
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7 weeks ago
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