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Nottingham leads on project with universities and police forces across the UK to develop better policing skills

Nottingham leads on project with universities and police forces across the UK to develop better policing skills

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The University of Nottingham has won a contract from the Higher Education Funding Council and the College of Policing to deliver a two year project to 13 police forces and Police and Crime Commissioners across the country to help improve policing strategy and tactics and community safety.
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Chinese internet giant meets Nottingham Nobel Prize-winner

Chinese internet giant meets Nottingham Nobel Prize-winner

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A University of Nottingham Nobel Prize-winner has met with representatives from the world's largest Chinese-language search engine and representatives of China's brightest students.
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Pop up café to offer coffee and cake — with a side of science

Pop up café to offer coffee and cake — with a side of science

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A pop up Research Café, organised by researchers at The University of Nottingham, will be running alongside the usual Café Bar at Nottingham Contemporary on Thursday August 20 and Friday August 21.
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Is the GP 'fit note' fit for purpose?

Is the GP 'fit note' fit for purpose?

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GPs require better training in using the 'fit note', according to new research by The University of Nottingham. Rehabilitation research experts commissioned by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) found that fit notes were not being used to their full potential by doctors, patients and employers to manage sick leave.
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Electric vehicles spark energy savings in Nottingham

Electric vehicles spark energy savings in Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham has welcomed nine new electric vehicles to its fleet as part of a sustainability strategy and to reduce carbon impact, in line with Nottingham city's commitment to electric vehicles.
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Mercia Fund Management provides £379,000 to help NuVision commercialise groundbreaking eyecare technology

Mercia Fund Management provides £379,000 to help NuVision commercialise groundbreaking eyecare technology

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University of Nottingham spin-out, NuVision, has received £379k seed funding from Mercia Fund Management, to help develop innovative new eye care solutions.
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Young Animal Welfare Scientist of the Year

Young Animal Welfare Scientist of the Year

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Work on improving the welfare of animals in the UK has reaped national recognition.
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EPSRC rail consortium shows how to cut costs and reduce delays

EPSRC rail consortium shows how to cut costs and reduce delays

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Practical measures to help prevent landslips and enhance track stability are among rail improvements pinpointed by engineering research involving The University of Nottingham. The potential upgrades would mean rail passengers face fewer speed restrictions, delays and cancellations – and help the UK rail industry achieve multi-million-pound savings.
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Major projects to bring innovative pathology tests to patients for better treatment

Major projects to bring innovative pathology tests to patients for better treatment

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Improving the quality of life and longevity of patients with gastrointestinal, liver and respiratory diseases.
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Festival to celebrate Nottingham as 'Creative City'

Festival to celebrate Nottingham as 'Creative City'

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Local ambassador for the arts, David Sillitoe, will lead Nottingham's Being Human Festival 2015 this November.
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Nottingham campuses are among the greenest spaces in Britain

Nottingham campuses are among the greenest spaces in Britain

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The University of Nottingham has secured a prestigious Green Flag award for both its Jubilee and University Park campuses — for the third year in a row.
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Students win airworthiness award for unmanned aircraft challenge

Students win airworthiness award for unmanned aircraft challenge

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A group of third year MEng Mechanical Engineering and Design Engineering students have been awarded a 'Safety and Airworthiness Award' in an unmanned aircraft competition.
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New material forges the way for 'stem cell factories'

New material forges the way for 'stem cell factories'

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The first fully synthetic substrate with potential to grow billions of stem cells could forge the way for the creation of 'stem cell factories'
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Major feeding trial will improve long-term health of premature babies

Major feeding trial will improve long-term health of premature babies

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A national research project that will improve the long-term health of premature babies has met its recruitment target nearly a year early.
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Midlands' universities group appoints new director to drive Midlands Engine agenda

Midlands' universities group appoints new director to drive Midlands Engine agenda

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The leading research intensive universities in the Midlands have appointed their first Director to oversee the development of an exceptional HE partnership, which aims to harness their combined research power and bring significant economic benefits to the Midlands Engine and rest of the UK.
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Cancer expert takes the research reins at Nottingham

Cancer expert takes the research reins at Nottingham

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Following a rigorous search, Professor Dame Jessica Corner has been appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange at The University of Nottingham.
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Malaysia's 'black panthers' finally reveal their leopard's spots

Malaysia's 'black panthers' finally reveal their leopard's spots

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Leopards can change their spots. Researchers using specially modified camera traps have revealed the black leopard's spots.
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University of Nottingham celebrates 250,000th graduate

University of Nottingham celebrates 250,000th graduate

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The University of Nottingham celebrated the graduation of its 250,000th student on Friday 17 Jul 2015.
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Last Year
British Academy Fellowship for historical geography scholar

British Academy Fellowship for historical geography scholar

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A historical geographer from The University of Nottingham has been elected to the British Academy, the UK's champion of the humanities and social sciences, in recognition of his outstanding research.
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Research into how parents cope with sick children in top three BMJ papers in last 20 years

Research into how parents cope with sick children in top three BMJ papers in last 20 years

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Research revealing what worries parents when their pre-school children are acutely ill is among the BMJ's top three most influential papers in 20 years.
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