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New study to recruit thousands of parkrunners

New study to recruit thousands of parkrunners

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Medical researchers are looking for thousands of runners and joggers to take part in a large international study to assess whether recreational running puts people at greater risk of developing osteo-arthritis of the knee in later life. The HALO study is being led by The University of Nottingham's Arthritis Research UK Centre for Sport, Exercise and Osteoarthritis.
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Last Year
New partnership with China to find solutions to global energy and environmental challenges

New partnership with China to find solutions to global energy and environmental challenges

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The University of Nottingham has launched a new research centre with a partner in Shanghai, to find low-carbon solutions to some of the world's most pressing energy and environmental challenges.
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Support for fracking continues to drop

Support for fracking continues to drop

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Public support for the extraction and use of shale gas has dropped significantly over the last year with concerns about the potential impact on the environment beginning to outweigh the possible economic benefits.
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Last Year
Former head of student services presented with MBE for services to Higher Education and Student Counselling

Former head of student services presented with MBE for services to Higher Education and Student Counselling

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Robin Dollery, the former Head of Student Services at The University of Nottingham, is presented with his MBE by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal for services to Higher Education and Student Counselling.
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Climbing plants disturb carbon storage in tropical forests

Climbing plants disturb carbon storage in tropical forests

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Scientists have discovered that climbing vines are upsetting the carbon balance of tropical forests by crowding out and killing trees.
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Groundbreaking research to improve diagnosis of colic in horses

Groundbreaking research to improve diagnosis of colic in horses

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Studies have revealed marked variation in how vets approach suspected colic in horses and identifies main factors affecting their decision making in the field.
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Last Year
Life changing fundraising target extended to £200million

Life changing fundraising target extended to £200million

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The University of Nottingham's biggest ever fundraising campaign has met its £150m target a year ahead of schedule, and it is now being extended to £200m.
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Last Year
Key studies from Nottingham central to major flu drug report

Key studies from Nottingham central to major flu drug report

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Flu experts from The University of Nottingham are key contributors to a new landmark report, out today, which reveals that anti-viral drugs called NAIs (like Tamiflu) have been successful in reducing deaths in flu patients in hospital.
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Last Year
Engineering technician apprenticeship scheme given industry seal of approval

Engineering technician apprenticeship scheme given industry seal of approval

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A four-year apprenticeship scheme for trainee technicians at The University of Nottingham is first in the UK to be accredited by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.
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Last Year
Eminent orthopaedic surgeon retires after exceptional career

Eminent orthopaedic surgeon retires after exceptional career

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Professor Angus Wallace retires from the operating theatre but continues his research as Emeritus Professor at the University.
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Last Year
Hercules helps businesses get their message across!

Hercules helps businesses get their message across!

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Classics lecturers have been helping business people understand how ancient stories can help them to communicate in the modern world.
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Last Year
Brain chemical aids tic control in Tourette Syndrome, say researchers

Brain chemical aids tic control in Tourette Syndrome, say researchers

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A chemical in the brain could potentially be harnessed to help young people with Tourette Syndrome (TS) to overcome the physical and vocal tics associated with the neurological disorder, say researchers.
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Last Year
Black History Month 2015 – celebrate with The University of Nottingham

Black History Month 2015 – celebrate with The University of Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham is celebrating Black History Month 2015 with music, public lectures, film screenings and much more. Throughout October, the University will run a diverse range of events focussing on Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) culture, history and people.
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Last Year
First UK Biobank genetic study reveals new links between lung disease and smoking behaviour

First UK Biobank genetic study reveals new links between lung disease and smoking behaviour

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Smokers who survive their habit into old age may hold the key to better lung health for all, new research reveals.
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Last Year
Time for action – standing up for gender equality with HeForShe

Time for action – standing up for gender equality with HeForShe

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The University of Nottingham is excited to welcome the inaugural HeForShe #GetFree Tour to campus for a vital discussion on the importance of gender equality.
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Last Year
Ready...vet...go! Vet School team to run Robin Hood marathon for homeless pet owners

Ready...vet...go! Vet School team to run Robin Hood marathon for homeless pet owners

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54 staff and students are running to raise funds to continue free pet treatments for homeless people in Nottingham.
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Last Year
£6m Nottingham-Ningbo New Materials Institute further strengthens UK-China relations

£6m Nottingham-Ningbo New Materials Institute further strengthens UK-China relations

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The University of Nottingham is joining forces with the Ningbo Government in China to establish the Nottingham-Ningbo New Materials Research Institute, a deal valued at £6m over five years.
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Last Year
Equine practitioner appointed Honorary Professor at Nottingham

Equine practitioner appointed Honorary Professor at Nottingham

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Pre-eminent equine stud vet John Newcombe is welcomed to the staff of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science.
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Last Year
Exercise resources to revolutionise health care education

Exercise resources to revolutionise health care education

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Free teaching resources unveiled to promote the prescription of exercise by doctors, nurses and health care professionals.
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Last Year
Want to get fit? Then follow the University's new outdoor Active Trail

Want to get fit? Then follow the University's new outdoor Active Trail

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The University of Nottingham is inviting students, staff and local residents to work up a sweat by trying out its very latest outdoor Active Trail – which extends over one and half miles around its campus.
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