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'We could make that!' — chance meeting leads to creation of antibiotic spider silk

'We could make that!' — chance meeting leads to creation of antibiotic spider silk

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Antibiotic 'spider silk' - 'click-chemistry' can be used to attach molecules, such as antibiotics or fluorescent dyes, to artificially produced spider silk synthesised by E.coli bacteria.
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This Year
Global slavery expert is honoured for his work

Global slavery expert is honoured for his work

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Professor Kevin Bales from The University of Nottingham has been appointed a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in the Queen's New Year Honours.
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Last Year
Lakeside Arts champion awarded OBE

Lakeside Arts champion awarded OBE

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The achievements of the Director of Nottingham Lakeside Arts have been recognised in the New Year Honours list.Shona Powell has been appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for her work in the arts – most notably transforming the University of Nottingham's arts centre and museum into a major national asset.
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Last Year
New ultrasound technique is first to image inside live cells

New ultrasound technique is first to image inside live cells

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Researchers at The University of Nottingham have developed a break-through technique that uses sound rather than light to see inside live cells, with potential application in stem-cell transplants and cancer diagnosis.
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Last Year
Dark energy researcher given major award to take on Einstein's theory

Dark energy researcher given major award to take on Einstein's theory

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A dark energy researcher at The University of Nottingham has been granted a £800,000 Research Leadership Award from the Leverhulme Trust.
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Last Year
My Marriage My Choice

My Marriage My Choice

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A new study from The University of Nottingham will examine the issue of forced marriage among adults with learning disabilities.
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Last Year
New funding for University spin-out treating vision loss

New funding for University spin-out treating vision loss

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University of Nottingham spin-out business, Exonate, has secured new investment to accelerate the development of an eye drop for the treatment of wet Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).
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Last Year
International consortium to accelerate safer and more effective treatment for children's brain tumours

International consortium to accelerate safer and more effective treatment for children's brain tumours

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National charity 'Children with Cancer UK' funds new search for effective treatments that can cross the protective blood brain barrier.
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Last Year
Television volume can be festive flashpoint for Christmas viewers

Television volume can be festive flashpoint for Christmas viewers

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Christmas TV volume can be a festive flashpoint for hearing aid users and their families. In a bid to promote peace on earth – and in the living room – researchers at The University of Nottingham are recruiting hearing aid TV viewers and their partners to find their ideal listening levels for viewing harmony.
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Last Year
Registration of human tissue banks could stop millions of samples going to waste

Registration of human tissue banks could stop millions of samples going to waste

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A change in the way human tissue banks are registered should help prevent millions of human tissue samples, that could be used for medical research, from going to waste.
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Last Year
Topical cream is potential alternative to surgery for common type of skin cancer, study finds

Topical cream is potential alternative to surgery for common type of skin cancer, study finds

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A topical skin cream could be used as a viable alternative to surgery for patients with a common type of skin cancer, a study led by researchers at The University of Nottingham found.
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Last Year
Yoga can have social benefits for children in care, says a new study

Yoga can have social benefits for children in care, says a new study

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A new study from The University of Nottingham has found that a certain type of yoga could potentially help to improve the health and psychological wellbeing of children in care.
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Last Year
Surf and earth: how prawn shopping bags could save the planet

Surf and earth: how prawn shopping bags could save the planet

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Bioengineers at The University of Nottingham are trialling how to make biodegradable shopping bags from shrimp shells as a 'green' alternative to oil-based plastic packaging.
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This Year
New laser scanning test to assess fire-damaged concrete

New laser scanning test to assess fire-damaged concrete

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Engineering research at The University of Nottingham, UK and Ningbo, China (UNNC) has found laser scanning is a new and viable structural safety technique to detect the damaging effects of fire on concrete.
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Last Year
Weather Extremes: Making and breaking records in Nottinghamshire

Weather Extremes: Making and breaking records in Nottinghamshire

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A new exhibition at Nottingham Lakeside Arts will showcase expert research into people's reactions to extreme weather events.
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Last Year
Inspirational vet school lecturer wins prestigious teaching award

Inspirational vet school lecturer wins prestigious teaching award

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One of the pioneers of the popular and innovative veterinary education programme at The University of Nottingham's Vet School has won a highly coveted National Teaching Fellowship – the most prestigious award available to teachers in UK higher education.
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Last Year
Aerospace giants reveal industry value of working with research students

Aerospace giants reveal industry value of working with research students

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Industry leaders from Rolls Royce, Airbus and Safran Landing Systems spoke of the tangible benefits of working with research students at the Institute of Aerospace Technology (IAT) Showcase 2016 at The University of Nottingham on 25 November.
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Last Year
Nottingham to lead new £10.3m composite manufacturing research hub

Nottingham to lead new £10.3m composite manufacturing research hub

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The University of Nottingham has led the team that has secured £10.3m in government funding for new research into pioneering composite manufacturing techniques, Jo Johnson, Universities and Science Minister has announced today.
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Last Year
Do your bit this Christmas and help fund research for children with brain tumours

Do your bit this Christmas and help fund research for children with brain tumours

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Our world-leading Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre aims to raise £100,000 in this year's Christmas Appeal.
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Last Year
Cosmic recycling strengthens stellar Spiderweb theory

Cosmic recycling strengthens stellar Spiderweb theory

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Astronomer's theory about the expansion of a distant galaxy is strengthened.
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Last Year
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