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Robots reinvent the wheel by turning waste material into fuel

Robots reinvent the wheel by turning waste material into fuel

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A state-of-the-art robotics suite, worth more than £1m, will enable scientists at The University of Nottingham to engineer a number of bacterial strains and turbo charge the creation of valuable and novel chemicals and fuels from waste materials.
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12 weeks ago
Meet the man behind the Dinosaurs of China exhibition

Meet the man behind the Dinosaurs of China exhibition

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Pioneering research by a University of Nottingham academic has transformed museums in China, laying the foundation for the exclusive Dinosaurs of China exhibition which is coming to the city.
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12 weeks ago
Coffee, cake and science on the menu at popular event

Coffee, cake and science on the menu at popular event

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Is having appointments with pharmacists at the doctors surgery a good idea? How easy is it to be distracted? Do you understand how many units are in alcohol? These are just a few of the questions researchers from the University of Nottingham are hoping to start finding the answers to at their 'Café Connect' event taking place at the Contemporary on 29-30th June.
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12 weeks ago
Are there lessons we can learn from a Japanese style of teaching?

Are there lessons we can learn from a Japanese style of teaching?

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Secondary school pupils are to be offered a taste of life in a Japanese-style classroom as part of a conference aimed at looking at what lessons we could learn from the approaches taken to teaching maths by countries around the globe.
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12 weeks ago
An ocean without history – the importance of underwater cultural heritage

An ocean without history – the importance of underwater cultural heritage

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An underwater archaeologist from the University of Nottingham is urging scientists to delve into the past to help better protect the oceans of the future
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12 weeks ago
Adaptive cyber security decision support to prevent cyber attacks

Adaptive cyber security decision support to prevent cyber attacks

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Recognising the complexity of cyber attacks and the multi-stakeholder nature of tackling cyber security.
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12 weeks ago
Tumour survival tactics tackled by Nottingham experts

Tumour survival tactics tackled by Nottingham experts

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Scientists are tackling a tumour survival mechanism that has left experts baffled for more than 50 years - how cancer cells develop a resistance to the drugs prescribed to kill them in a tactic similar to antibiotic resistance.
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12 weeks ago
Picnic in the Park with the University of Nottingham

Picnic in the Park with the University of Nottingham

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For the perfect day out this summer, why not dine al fresco at the University of Nottingham's award-winning University Park campus — at its annual Picnic in the Park event. Picnic in the Park is an afternoon for the whole family to enjoy, and takes place between 12 and 3pm on Sunday 9 July at the Millennium Gardens on University Park.
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12 weeks ago
The University of Nottingham wins at the THELMAs

The University of Nottingham wins at the THELMAs

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The University of Nottingham has won the International Strategy of the Year category at the 2017 Times Higher Education Leadership & Management Awards (THELMAs).
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This Year
Pioneering community energy pilot underway at Nottingham housing development

Pioneering community energy pilot underway at Nottingham housing development

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The Energy Research Accelerator and University are pioneering an innovative community energy scheme at Trent Basin in Nottingham.
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This Year

We are gold!

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The University of Nottingham provides its students with teaching of the very highest quality, according to the results of the inaugural Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
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This Year
£200m investment to solve global challenges

£200m investment to solve global challenges

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Securing sustainable food supplies, ending slavery and developing greener transport systems, are three of six most pressing global challenges the University of Nottingham has today (22 June 2017) set out to solve with a planned investment of more than £200 million. The investment, the most the University has ever dedicated to research, will support world-leading experts in finding solutions to global issues through ground-breaking research. The University is funding six Beacons of Excellence - multi-disciplinary research groups focused on finding solutions to a global challenge.
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This Year
New clues in puzzle over pre-eclampsia and cholesterol regulation

New clues in puzzle over pre-eclampsia and cholesterol regulation

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Scientists studying a mystery link between the dangerous pregnancy complication pre-eclampsia and an increased risk of heart disease in later life for both mother and child have uncovered important new clues.
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This Year
African plant extract offers new hope for Alzheimer's treatment

African plant extract offers new hope for Alzheimer's treatment

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A plant extract used for centuries in traditional medicine in Nigeria could form the basis of a new drug to treat Alzheimer's disease, researchers at The University of Nottingham have found.
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This Year
Exploring how sound can engage museum audiences

Exploring how sound can engage museum audiences

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A new exhibition will explore the history of Nottingham's caves through sound.
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This Year
New helicopter wing structure for Airbus Helicopters' rotorcraft demonstrator launched at Paris Air Show

New helicopter wing structure for Airbus Helicopters' rotorcraft demonstrator launched at Paris Air Show

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The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing (IfAM) at the University of Nottingham has led groundbreaking research into the development of a new wing structure that will provide Airbus Helicopters' Racer High Speed Helicopter Demonstrator with enhanced speed and range to complete advanced missions. The new "box-wing" structure was showcased today when Guillaume Faury, CEO of Airbus Helicopters, unveiled a model of the demonstrator, codenamed Racer for Rapid and Cost-Effective Rotorcraft, at the Paris Air Show.
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This Year
University's SpiderLab opens unique Spider School at Derbyshire primary

University's SpiderLab opens unique Spider School at Derbyshire primary

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Children at a Derbyshire primary school will be the first in the UK to go to 'Spider School' when the University of Nottingham's SpiderLab goes on the road next week
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This Year
Babies' DNA affects mothers' risk of pre-eclampsia in pregnancy, study finds

Babies' DNA affects mothers' risk of pre-eclampsia in pregnancy, study finds

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A major new international study has revealed for the first time that some features in a baby's DNA can increase the risk of its mother developing pre-eclampsia – a potentially dangerous condition in pregnancy.
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This Year
Nottingham student wins Amelia Earhart Fellowship

Nottingham student wins Amelia Earhart Fellowship

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Dafne Gaviria Arcila, a second year mechanical engineering doctoral student at the University of Nottingham, has been awarded the prestigious Amelia Earhart Fellowship from Zonta International for her work in enhancing the performance of the new generation of aero-engines.
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This Year
Addition of new maths app equals better learning for children

Addition of new maths app equals better learning for children

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A nationwide research project has been awarded to the University of Nottingham to find out if a specially designed maths app can improve learning and potentially transform the way maths is taught to 4-6 year olds.
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This Year
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