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How 'salt' MRI scans could give a clearer picture of disease

How 'salt' MRI scans could give a clearer picture of disease

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MRI experts at The University of Nottingham win £1m grant to adapt scanning techniques to pick up sodium in the body. The research could lead to much more detailed MRI scans in the future with significant improvements to the diagnosis and treatment of many diseases.
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6 weeks ago
Nearly half of women who stop smoking during pregnancy go back to smoking after the baby is born

Nearly half of women who stop smoking during pregnancy go back to smoking after the baby is born

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A new study from The University of Nottingham shows that nearly half of women who managed to stay off cigarettes during pregnancy went back to smoking within six months of giving birth.
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6 weeks ago
Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre welcomes parliamentary report into underfunding of biggest cancer killer among under 40s

Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre welcomes parliamentary report into underfunding of biggest cancer killer among under 40s

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Experts in children's brain tumours have today welcomed an historic parliamentary report which says funding for brain tumour research is inadequate in the UK and not given sufficient priority.
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6 weeks ago
Free healthcare learning platform nominated for national award

Free healthcare learning platform nominated for national award

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A digital learning project which has been used 1.5 million people worldwide to help educate healthcare students, professionals and the public has been nominated for a Guardian University Award.
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6 weeks ago
Solving the tinnitus enigma – world leading experts to share new research at Nottingham conference

Solving the tinnitus enigma – world leading experts to share new research at Nottingham conference

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Experts in tinnitus – ringing in the ears – are gathering in Nottingham next week for the first ever European research conference on the condition
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6 weeks ago
University award nomination for connecting businesses with the Arts

University award nomination for connecting businesses with the Arts

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The University has been nominated for a Guardian University Award for an innovative project which helps Arts academics and businesses work together.
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6 weeks ago
Society can have a strong influence on how honest we are, says a new study

Society can have a strong influence on how honest we are, says a new study

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The societies we live in can have a direct influence on how dishonest people may be, according to a new study from The University of Nottingham.
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7 weeks ago
Major breakthrough in new MRI scan technology for lung disease

Major breakthrough in new MRI scan technology for lung disease

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New scanning technology which will give a much clearer picture of lung disease has taken a major step forward thanks to scientists at The University of Nottingham.
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7 weeks ago
Links between money and happiness uncovered

Links between money and happiness uncovered

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Changes in income do not affect most peoples' happiness, most of the time, according to a new study carried out in collaboration with The University of Nottingham.
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7 weeks ago
Improving modern vaccines - sugar polymer tails wag the protein dog

Improving modern vaccines - sugar polymer tails wag the protein dog

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Macromolecular Hydrodynamics helping to develop improved and more stable vaccines.
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7 weeks ago
Thrashings are killing ODIs, Cricket World Cup organisers are warned

Thrashings are killing ODIs, Cricket World Cup organisers are warned

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A new study from The University of Nottingham has cast fresh doubt on the future of One-Day International cricket by revealing the key drivers behind spectators' dwindling enthusiasm for the format.
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8 weeks ago
Using old drugs to treat new viruses

Using old drugs to treat new viruses

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New research has shown that a group of drugs commonly used as anaesthetics or for treating depression may be used to defeat viruses.
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8 weeks ago
Clinical trial confirms safety of inducing first time mothers aged 35 and over

Clinical trial confirms safety of inducing first time mothers aged 35 and over

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A large clinical trial to assess the benefits or otherwise of inducing labour in pregnant women of 35 years or older has found there was no significant effect on the rate of caesarean sections and no adverse effect on the mother and newborn baby.
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8 weeks ago
Launch of UK's first Centre for Healthcare Technologies

Launch of UK's first Centre for Healthcare Technologies

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The UK's first Centre for Healthcare Technologies was launched by The University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust on Monday 29 February 2016.
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8 weeks ago
Agricultural fertiliser could pose risk to human fertility, sheep study finds

Agricultural fertiliser could pose risk to human fertility, sheep study finds

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Eating meat from animals grazed on land treated with commonly-used agricultural fertilisers might have serious implications for pregnant women and the future reproductive health of their unborn children, according to new research.
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8 weeks ago
Three new Social Scientists at The University of Nottingham

Three new Social Scientists at The University of Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham has appointed three top scholars who will use quantitative approaches to Social Science research and teaching as part of a national programme to increase the number of Social Science graduates in the UK.
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8 weeks ago
Nottingham launches a new route into the Arts and Humanities

Nottingham launches a new route into the Arts and Humanities

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The University of Nottingham is launching a new entry route for talented students who wish to take an Honours Degree in an Arts subject.
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8 weeks ago
Pioneering work by University of Nottingham contributes to city's historic deal with China

Pioneering work by University of Nottingham contributes to city's historic deal with China

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Nottingham and its sister city of Ningbo in China are today (26 February 2016) due to reach an historic deal to become the first UK and Chinese authorities to embark on a five year agreement to develop closer trade, civic, cultural and educational ties. It forms part of the Nottingham's ambition to be the UK's most China-friendly city.
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8 weeks ago
New report delivers verdict on impact and effectiveness of National Teaching Schools

New report delivers verdict on impact and effectiveness of National Teaching Schools

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Study led by Nottingham experts concludes Teaching School Alliances have improved sharing of best practice but there is a lack of evidence for improvements in academic achievements so far.
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9 weeks ago
Mirror mirror: Snail shells offer clue in unravelling common origins of body asymmetry

Mirror mirror: Snail shells offer clue in unravelling common origins of body asymmetry

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An international team of researchers has discovered a gene in snails that determines whether their shells twist clockwise or anti-clockwise – and could offer clues to how the same gene affects body asymmetry in other animals including humans.
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9 weeks ago
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