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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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5 weeks ago
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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5 weeks ago
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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5 weeks ago
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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6 weeks ago
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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13 days ago
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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6 weeks ago
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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6 weeks ago
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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6 weeks ago
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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7 weeks ago
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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7 weeks ago
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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7 weeks ago
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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7 weeks ago
Poetry fills the walls of Nottingham

Poetry fills the walls of Nottingham

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A project by researchers at The University of Nottingham has seen poetry displayed in prominent public spaces across Nottingham.
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7 weeks ago
Triple double decker dinosaur coming to Nottingham!

Triple double decker dinosaur coming to Nottingham!

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One of the biggest dinosaurs ever to have walked the Earth will be making an appearance at The Dinosaurs of China exhibition which is taking place at Wollaton Hall and the University's Lakeside Arts in summer 2017.
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7 weeks ago
World first MRI study sheds light on heart damage during kidney dialysis

World first MRI study sheds light on heart damage during kidney dialysis

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Experts in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and kidney disease have carried out the first ever scans to study the heart function of kidney patients while they are having dialysis treatment.
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8 weeks ago
Nottingham leads the world in research using information from primary healthcare

Nottingham leads the world in research using information from primary healthcare

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A report in BMJ Open reveals The University of Nottingham has produced the largest number of research publications using primary care databases of any institution in the world and is second in the world for citations.
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8 weeks ago
Menopause at work – Nottingham expertise informs new guidelines

Menopause at work – Nottingham expertise informs new guidelines

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Research by a Nottingham academic has helped to shape new guidance on dealing with menopause in the workplace.
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8 weeks ago
Defining conservation priorities in tropical and biodiversity rich countries

Defining conservation priorities in tropical and biodiversity rich countries

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Ensuring conservation becomes an integral part of the development process in tropical and biodiversity rich countries.
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8 weeks ago
New research centre launches in Nottingham to focus on mood disorders

New research centre launches in Nottingham to focus on mood disorders

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A new Centre of Excellence is being launched next week by the Institute of Mental Health in Nottingham, a partnership between Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and The University of Nottingham.
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8 weeks ago
MRI successful new test for liver damage, say Nottingham experts

MRI successful new test for liver damage, say Nottingham experts

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) could offer a new non-invasive test for liver damage that could transform the care of patients with cirrhosis, say experts in Nottingham.
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8 weeks ago
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