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Universities minister opens new centre for entrepreneurship

Universities minister opens new centre for entrepreneurship

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A sector leading centre which will house the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators, was opened today by the Rt Hon Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation.
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6 weeks ago
Teenagers influenced by video games with alcohol and smoking content

Teenagers influenced by video games with alcohol and smoking content

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A new study has found that modern popular video games commonly feature alcohol and smoking content and the teenagers who play them are twice as likely to have tried drinking and smoking themselves.
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6 weeks ago
Lonely 'lefty' snail seeks mate for love – and genetic study

Lonely 'lefty' snail seeks mate for love – and genetic study

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Scientists at The University of Nottingham hoping to study the genetics of an ultra-rare garden snail are asking the public for its help in finding the lonely mollusc a mate.
Release Date
7 weeks ago
Research cafe pops up again

Research cafe pops up again

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Why don't people eat their greens? Why do we lose our keys? How do you get children to take their medicine?
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7 weeks ago
Change sex education to combat the effects of porn, say researchers

Change sex education to combat the effects of porn, say researchers

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A Parliamentary Group focusing on family and child protection is to hear how changes are needed to sex education in the classroom to protect young people from the damaging effects of pornography.
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7 weeks ago
Replacing diet drinks with water can speed weight  loss in obese women with type 2 diabetes, study finds

Replacing diet drinks with water can speed weight loss in obese women with type 2 diabetes, study finds

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Experts in diet and metabolism have found that replacing low calorie 'diet' drinks with water can help increase the rate of weight loss in obese women with type 2 diabetes and improve insulin sensitivity.
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7 weeks ago
Nottingham MBA program soars in global rankings

Nottingham MBA program soars in global rankings

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Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) has placed at number 12 in a global ranking of MBA programs, making it the second highest ranked business school in the UK.
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8 weeks ago
Paralympians make a splash at new University sports village

Paralympians make a splash at new University sports village

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Local Paralympian swimming stars Ollie Hynd and Charlotte Henshaw have given their seal of approval to a brand new state-of-the art sports village on the University of Nottingham's University Park campus.Visiting through the University's link with swimming giant Nova Centurion club, the Paralympic medallists took a plunge in the pool as the David Ross Sports Village opened its doors to members for the first time.
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8 weeks ago
There are at least two trillion galaxies in the universe, ten times more than previously thought

There are at least two trillion galaxies in the universe, ten times more than previously thought

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During the past 20 years very deep Hubble Space Telescope images have found a myriad of faint galaxies, and it was approximated that the observable Universe contains about 100 billion galaxies in total. Now, an international team has shown that the actual number is much higher than this.
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8 weeks ago
New business support for energy innovation and collaboration

New business support for energy innovation and collaboration

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Businesses in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire can now access funded support to enable them to innovate and collaborate with The University of Nottingham as the result of a new programme supported by the European Regional Development Fund.
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8 weeks ago
Support for fracking is at an all-time low, says new survey

Support for fracking is at an all-time low, says new survey

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As the Government gives the go-ahead to resume fracking in the UK, a new survey from The University of Nottingham has shown that public support for the extraction and use of shale gas has fallen from over 58 per cent in July 2013 to just over 37 per cent in October 2016.
Release Date
8 weeks ago
Learn about modern day slavery with free online course

Learn about modern day slavery with free online course

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The University of Nottingham is running the world's first massive open online course on contemporary slavery.
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8 weeks ago
Clinical trial confirms GP-prescribed treatments are effective for women with heavy periods

Clinical trial confirms GP-prescribed treatments are effective for women with heavy periods

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A five year clinical trial has confirmed that GP-prescribed treatments are effective for women who suffer with heavy periods.
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8 weeks ago
Painkiller celecoxib as safe as other prescribed NSAIDS, study finds

Painkiller celecoxib as safe as other prescribed NSAIDS, study finds

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A large-scale international study of thousands of arthritis patients has found the risks arising from prescribed use of some of the most common painkillers are relatively low, offering reassurance to doctors and patients.
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8 weeks ago
Scientists call for urgent rethink of tropical peatland palm oil and drainage-based agriculture

Scientists call for urgent rethink of tropical peatland palm oil and drainage-based agriculture

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An honorary associate professor at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC), is among scientists campaigning to dispel the myth we can sustainably develop palm oil and other drainage-based agriculture on tropical peat soils through current agricultural practices.
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8 weeks ago
New evidence that hormone levels measured in hair can affect IVF success by almost one-third

New evidence that hormone levels measured in hair can affect IVF success by almost one-third

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Levels of a hormone when measured in hair can significantly predict the likelihood of pregnancy in women undergoing in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment.
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7 weeks ago
Fulvestrant breast cancer drug shows better survival than current standard, study finds

Fulvestrant breast cancer drug shows better survival than current standard, study finds

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FALCON trial shows fulvestrant hormone drug helps women with advanced breast cancer live longer than when treated with the current first-line therapy, anastrozole.
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8 weeks ago
Online emancipation: protecting users from algorithmic bias

Online emancipation: protecting users from algorithmic bias

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Researchers investigate the concerns and perspectives of internet users with the aim of drawing up policy recommendations, ethical guidelines and a 'fairness toolkit'.
Release Date
9 weeks ago
Nobel prize for inspirational Honorary Professor

Nobel prize for inspirational Honorary Professor

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Professor Sir Fraser Stoddart, an Honorary Professor in the School of Chemistry at The University of Nottingham, has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Release Date
9 weeks ago
Cell protein offers new hope in fighting the effects of aging

Cell protein offers new hope in fighting the effects of aging

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A protein found within the powerhouse of a cell could be the key to holding back the march of time, research by scientists at The University of Nottingham has shown.
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8 weeks ago
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