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The slither of tiny feet – rare 'lefty' snails produce offspring following public appeal

The slither of tiny feet – rare 'lefty' snails produce offspring following public appeal

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Two rare 'lefty' snails brought together following a public appeal by a scientist at The University of Nottingham have produced their first offspring.
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5 weeks ago
Using poetry to bring back memories for people with dementia

Using poetry to bring back memories for people with dementia

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Students from the School of English at the University of Nottingham have been helping to bring back the memories of people with dementia by reading poems aloud to them.
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5 weeks ago
New building gets set to accelerate energy research

New building gets set to accelerate energy research

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Work has started on a new building at the University of Nottingham which will be a national centre for accelerating energy research in the UK.
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5 weeks ago
Sino-UK engineering seminar to explore structural health monitoring

Sino-UK engineering seminar to explore structural health monitoring

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The Sino-UK Geospatial Engineering Centre (SUGEC), a joint venture established by the University of Nottingham and the Chinese Academy of Surveying and Mapping, will hold a seminar exploring the Structural Health Monitoring of Infrastructure on Tuesday 16th May in Wuhan, China.
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5 weeks ago
What can lost underwater lands tell us about climate change?

What can lost underwater lands tell us about climate change?

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Underwater lands submerged following the last Ice Age could yield vital clues about our current approach to climate change.
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5 weeks ago
New eye-tracking tool helps businesses boost their online profile

New eye-tracking tool helps businesses boost their online profile

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University business unit launches offering in-depth psycholinguistic analysis of companies' web presence including a secret weapon which assesses how people visually respond to websites.
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5 weeks ago
Pioneering community energy storage project in Nottingham connects its first household battery storage system to the grid

Pioneering community energy storage project in Nottingham connects its first household battery storage system to the grid

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A revolutionary community energy storage project is being commissioned in The Meadows area of Nottingham where the first household battery storage unit has now been installed.
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6 weeks ago
Mental health first aid in the workplace – is it working?

Mental health first aid in the workplace – is it working?

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Mental health researchers are launching a new study to assess the effectiveness of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) in the workplace. MHFA is a support and training service used by employers to identify and give support to the one in three UK adults of working age who have mental health problems.
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6 weeks ago
'Pint of Science' – artists meet scientists to get creative

'Pint of Science' – artists meet scientists to get creative

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What makes spiders fly? Has lefty the snail found love? How can we trick bacteria into making jet fuel? How do we make antibiotics from scorpion venom? 'Pint of Science' has some of the answers.
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6 weeks ago
'Cult hero' recognised by the President of the Royal Society of Chemistry

'Cult hero' recognised by the President of the Royal Society of Chemistry

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Cult hero and university technician receives Royal Society of Chemistry President's Award.
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6 weeks ago
How thirsty roots go in search of water

How thirsty roots go in search of water

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Scientists have helped to solve a mystery that has fascinated scientists since Charles Darwin - how plant roots sense water and change direction to find it.
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6 weeks ago
A 'guilt trip' is the road to cooperation

A 'guilt trip' is the road to cooperation

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A new study has found that feeling guilty has a positive effect on our behaviour and leads to better cooperation.
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6 weeks ago
Nottingham scientist wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry prize

Nottingham scientist wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry prize

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Royal Society of Chemistry award for making everyday chemical reactions 'greener'.
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6 weeks ago
Research to trial new approach to preventing falls in care homes

Research to trial new approach to preventing falls in care homes

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A £1.8m research project being led by the University of Nottingham is investigating whether new guidance for care home staff could be effective in reducing the number of falls experienced by older residents.
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6 weeks ago
Wanted! Nature lovers to join the hunt for the killer flatworm

Wanted! Nature lovers to join the hunt for the killer flatworm

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Community scientists are calling for people all over the Midlands to help them hunt for an alien invader which is preying on the UK's native population of earthworms.
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6 weeks ago
Lights, camera, action - Nottingham helps to upskill China's filmmakers

Lights, camera, action - Nottingham helps to upskill China's filmmakers

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The University of Nottingham has delivered a project aimed at upskilling professionals working in China's screen industries.
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7 weeks ago
Nottingham students win Global Ingenuity Challenge

Nottingham students win Global Ingenuity Challenge

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A group of students from The University of Nottingham have jointly won a global entrepreneurial competition with their unique app, You Only Cook Once (YOCO).
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7 weeks ago
Molson Coors and University raise glass to new partnership

Molson Coors and University raise glass to new partnership

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The University of Nottingham has agreed a new partnership with Molson Coors Brewing Company UK & Ireland which will see staff at both organisations working more closely with each other in the future.
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7 weeks ago
New research to test effect of cannabidiol on child brain tumours

New research to test effect of cannabidiol on child brain tumours

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A non-psychoactive compound found in cannabis called cannabidiol (CBD) is to be tested for its effects on paediatric brain cancer cells by experts at Nottingham's world-leading Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre.
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7 weeks ago
Big wins for Nottingham at Student Nursing Times Awards 2017

Big wins for Nottingham at Student Nursing Times Awards 2017

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Student nurses and staff at The University of Nottingham are celebrating after scooping four awards at the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards 2017 – almost a quarter of the total awards presented nationally.
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8 weeks ago
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