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Green chemist, Sir Martyn Poliakoff, recognised for influential research

Green chemist, Sir Martyn Poliakoff, recognised for influential research

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Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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8 weeks ago
Vet School students raise awareness of antibiotic resistance

Vet School students raise awareness of antibiotic resistance

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Vet School and Biosciences students and staff take part in European Antibiotic Resistance Day to raise awareness of the growing threat to human and animal health and the hunt for new antimicrobial treatments.
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8 weeks ago
Aerospace PhD student wins prize for quality of his electromagnetic research

Aerospace PhD student wins prize for quality of his electromagnetic research

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An aerospace PhD student from The University of Nottingham has won the Peter Kemmey Scholarship medal for the outstanding quality of his electromagnetic research.
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8 weeks ago
Virologists unravel mystery of late C20th gibbon leukaemia outbreak

Virologists unravel mystery of late C20th gibbon leukaemia outbreak

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Vet School researchers have found the outbreak was most likely caused inadvertently by the unregulated international trading of gibbons and laboratory work on viruses in US military and other medical research facilities.
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9 weeks ago
Making Nottingham a slavery free city

Making Nottingham a slavery free city

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A new initiative to make Nottingham a slavery-free city will be announced at a public debate on Friday 18 November.
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9 weeks ago
Industry leaders join showcase of aerospace research and technology

Industry leaders join showcase of aerospace research and technology

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UK and European aerospace research and technology leaders will discuss the technological innovations and skills needed to drive the sector forward at The University of Nottingham later this month.
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9 weeks ago
Nottingham physio students to 'climb Everest' by stairs

Nottingham physio students to 'climb Everest' by stairs

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Physiotherapy and sports rehabilitation students at The University of Nottingham are to attempt to climb stairs to the height of Mount Everest in a bid to promote exercise in the workplace.
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9 weeks ago
Farm vets can help farmers minimise damage to meat

Farm vets can help farmers minimise damage to meat

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A new investigation into how meat can be damaged by farm injections has found that 4 per cent of cattle slaughtered in abattoirs in England had injection site lesions in the carcasses.
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9 weeks ago
Ground-breaking for flagship manufacturing research facility starts on site

Ground-breaking for flagship manufacturing research facility starts on site

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A ground-breaking ceremony on Thursday 10 November marked the start of work to build a pioneering Advanced Manufacturing Building for the University of Nottingham that will help to shape the future of the UK manufacturing sector.
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10 weeks ago
University helps China train the next generation of filmmakers

University helps China train the next generation of filmmakers

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A pilot programme has been launched by the University of Nottingham to help Chinese universities improve the quality of the training they provide to film industry students.
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10 weeks ago
Lovers or fighters – species of giant cockroaches employ different strategies in the mating game

Lovers or fighters – species of giant cockroaches employ different strategies in the mating game

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New research suggests that even in the insect world, males must adopt different strategies to win females, depending on their particular physical prowess.
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10 weeks ago
Search is over for a mate for Jeremy the 'lefty' snail

Search is over for a mate for Jeremy the 'lefty' snail

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A nationwide search to find a mate for a 'one in a million' rare mutant garden snail has been successful.
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10 weeks ago
New evidence that coral reefs can survive in the face of adversity

New evidence that coral reefs can survive in the face of adversity

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A new study of the health of highly impacted coral reefs off Singapore over a 27-year period has shown they are more resilient to the effects of human activity and sea warming than previously thought.
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10 weeks ago
Energy storage project to help Nottingham homes be less reliant on grid

Energy storage project to help Nottingham homes be less reliant on grid

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A new project, led by The University of Nottingham, to install ground-breaking solar energy storage technology in The Meadows area of the city has just been given the green light.
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10 weeks ago
MRI study shows how reducing carb intake can improve pain and bloating in people with IBS

MRI study shows how reducing carb intake can improve pain and bloating in people with IBS

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A new study using MRI to investigate the effects of carbohydrates in the diet on symptoms of patients with irritable bowel syndrome has found they are more sensitive to gas in their bowel.
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10 weeks ago
University wins award for China-UK partnership

University wins award for China-UK partnership

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The University of Nottingham was awarded a prestigious British Business Award at a ceremony which took place in Shanghai yesterday evening.
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11 weeks ago
Scans locate historic secret room in walls of Gunpowder plot house

Scans locate historic secret room in walls of Gunpowder plot house

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A 17th century hiding hole used by catholic priests has been discovered inside a key building in the gunpowder plot of 1605.
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10 weeks ago
Brain 'fat' key to mental health

Brain 'fat' key to mental health

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Scientists discover a previously unknown relationship between brain structure and brain function.
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10 weeks ago
From the rainforest to the coral reef - new UK course offers hands on experience of tropical ecology

From the rainforest to the coral reef - new UK course offers hands on experience of tropical ecology

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Students are being offered the chance to explore tropical Southeast Asian ecosystems at first hand, thanks to a unique new degree course being offered by a UK university.
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11 weeks ago
Evolution of ebola virus resulted in increased human infectivity

Evolution of ebola virus resulted in increased human infectivity

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An international study involving University of Nottingham researchers published in the journal Cell, has shown that during the recent West African ebola virus outbreak the virus was evolving and becoming better adapted to infecting human cells.
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11 weeks ago
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