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International award for hearing loss 'brain training' research paper

International award for hearing loss 'brain training' research paper

Description
A Nottingham study that demonstrated how training the brain could be used to improve listening and cognition in people with hearing loss is to receive international recognition.
Release Date
11 weeks ago
Mobile phone app to identify premature babies in the developing world

Mobile phone app to identify premature babies in the developing world

Description
A mobile phone app that will identify babies born prematurely in the developing world is being developed by researchers at The University of Nottingham.
Release Date
12 weeks ago
Swim, cycle and run for dementia research

Swim, cycle and run for dementia research

Description
The University of Nottingham is set to host the first ever triathlon to take place on its University Park Campus. Organised by students, the sprint triathlon will see staff, students and members of the public complete a 400m indoor swim, a 15km cycle and 5km run.
Release Date
12 weeks ago
Cell manipulation could lead to the better treatment of disease

Cell manipulation could lead to the better treatment of disease

Description
A new laboratory tool which will allow scientists to build and move microscopic cells could lead to the development of better treatments for disease.
Release Date
12 weeks ago
Giant step towards the quantum revolution

Giant step towards the quantum revolution

Description
Physicist wins 1.35m Euro grant from ERC to look for quantum matter in unexpected places.
Release Date
12 weeks ago
Reducing our carbon footprint one step at a time

Reducing our carbon footprint one step at a time

Description
The University of Nottingham is living up to its accolade of being the world's most sustainable University and has been awarded funding to push ahead with several carbon reduction investments.
Release Date
12 weeks ago
A new bright light source to speed up cancer diagnosis

A new bright light source to speed up cancer diagnosis

Description
A new finding in engineering could signal a breakthrough in the treatment of cancer by speeding up the detection of cancerous cells.
Release Date
12 weeks ago
Pollution is driving force behind growth of nuisance algal scums, study finds

Pollution is driving force behind growth of nuisance algal scums, study finds

Description
Potentially toxic microbes which pose a threat to our drinking water have undergone a dramatic population explosion over the last 200 years as a result of pollution, research involving experts from The University of Nottingham has found.
Release Date
12 weeks ago
Gearing up to tackle dementia

Gearing up to tackle dementia

Description
A team of volunteers from The University of Nottingham are once again getting on their bikes to raise money for charity.
Release Date
12 weeks ago
Joining forces with the British Library to offer a free online course

Joining forces with the British Library to offer a free online course

Description
The University of Nottingham and the British Library have joined forces to create a free online course looking at how propaganda and ideology fit in to everyday life.
Release Date
This Year
Some antidepressants may be linked with higher rates of suicide and self-harm, research finds

Some antidepressants may be linked with higher rates of suicide and self-harm, research finds

Description
Research led by academics at The University of Nottingham has suggested that some types of antidepressants may be associated with an increase in suicide and self-harm in people aged 20 to 64 suffering from depression.
Release Date
This Year
Preserving fertility among young cancer patients

Preserving fertility among young cancer patients

Description
Pioneering expert in oncofertility to give public lecture at the University's Sutton Bonington Campus.
Release Date
This Year
Focusing on the success of others can make us selfish

Focusing on the success of others can make us selfish

Description
Focusing on the success of others can make us selfish. New research suggests that successful cooperation in groups depends on how people gather information about their peers, and how they base their cooperative decisions on it. The broader implication of this research is that the type of information we use to make our decisions can affect our social decision making.
Release Date
This Year
Light sensitive proteins could one day help mend our broken hearts

Light sensitive proteins could one day help mend our broken hearts

Description
Stem cell therapy could one day improve our chances of mending a broken heart but scientists have to get new cells to beat in time with the rest of the heart.
Release Date
This Year
Operation Graduate - fighting crime in Dunkirk and Lenton

Operation Graduate - fighting crime in Dunkirk and Lenton

Description
Students living off-campus in Nottingham are already benefitting from greatly reduced crime rates in the last year thanks to the work of Nottinghamshire Police and The University of Nottingham.
Release Date
This Year
New tools to breed cereal crops that survive flooding

New tools to breed cereal crops that survive flooding

Description
Crop scientists have identified the mechanism used by plants in stress conditions to sense low oxygen levels and used advanced breeding techniques to reduce yield loss in barley in water-logged conditions.
Release Date
This Year
National accreditation for Nottingham

National accreditation for Nottingham

Description
A number of Schools in the Faculty of Social Science have been awarded a national affiliate status
Release Date
This Year
The grandest views: exploring a unique Victorian 3-D model of the Lakes

The grandest views: exploring a unique Victorian 3-D model of the Lakes

Description
A unique 'mathematically accurate' 3-D model of the Lake District which would have offered Victorian tourists their first bird's eye view of the region is being explored as part of a University of Nottingham research project.
Release Date
This Year
Study sheds new light on aggressive cancer in children

Study sheds new light on aggressive cancer in children

Description
A new study involving researchers at The University of Nottingham has revealed how children with an aggressive cancer predisposition syndrome experience a never before seen flood of mutations in their disease in just six months.
Release Date
This Year
Out in Education – fighting homophobia in the classroom

Out in Education – fighting homophobia in the classroom

Description
Children and teenagers across the Midlands are being taught about lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans (LGBT) issues by Out in Education, a new group tackling homophobia in classrooms.
Release Date
This Year
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