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Artificially-intelligent cleaning system could save food manufacturers £100m a year

Artificially-intelligent cleaning system could save food manufacturers £100m a year

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The University of Nottingham is developing an artificially-intelligent sensor system to clean food manufacturing equipment more precisely, which could save £100m a year for the UK industry alone.
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Nottingham braced for Jurassic terror

Nottingham braced for Jurassic terror

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One of the most terrifying dinosaurs of the Jurassic age is coming to Nottingham next summer.
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Last Year
Holiday photos could help digitally reconstruct of some of the world's historic monuments

Holiday photos could help digitally reconstruct of some of the world's historic monuments

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Archaeologists from the UK are calling on members of the public to help them preserve the legacy of some of the world's most important monuments and historic sites, including those most at risk in Syria and Libya.
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Global slavery expert joins Nottingham

Global slavery expert joins Nottingham

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A world-renowned expert on contemporary slavery has joined The University of Nottingham as a lead researcher in the world's largest group of Rights and Justice Scholars.
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Vice-Chancellor announces his decision to retire

Vice-Chancellor announces his decision to retire

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The University of Nottingham's Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Greenaway has announced his decision to retire.He will step down from the post on September 30 2017 at which point he will have served the University for 30 years, with 20 of those as a Member of its Executive Board: as Vice-Chancellor, Acting Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor.
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Endurance cyclists receive heros welcome as fundraising hits the half way mark

Endurance cyclists receive heros welcome as fundraising hits the half way mark

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Crowds gathered to welcome Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Greenaway, and his team of 12 endurance cyclists, back to Nottingham after a 1,400 mile bike ride.At a Community Cycle day held on Sunday 4 September, at Nottingham Lakeside Arts, there was thunderous applause for the Life Cycle 6 team who navigated the four compass points of mainland Britain to raise vital funds for breast cancer research.
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Super-efficient solar air-conditioning to cut energy use by 50 per cent

Super-efficient solar air-conditioning to cut energy use by 50 per cent

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The University of Nottingham is developing a solar air-conditioning system that cuts electricity consumption by up to 50 per cent compared to the conventional vapour compression (VC) system.
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Nottingham research drives new national guidance to end discrimination of LGBT people in end of life care

Nottingham research drives new national guidance to end discrimination of LGBT people in end of life care

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Research by academics at The University of Nottingham is driving new national guidelines aimed at ensuring that LGBT people – and their loved ones – are treated fairly and with respect when they are dying.
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Alcohol content in YouTube music videos breaks industry codes of practice, new study finds

Alcohol content in YouTube music videos breaks industry codes of practice, new study finds

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Researchers have found that many popular YouTube videos viewed by young people are glamourising and normalising excessive drinking and linking it with sexual attractiveness and luxury lifestyle.
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Shedding light on deadly colic

Shedding light on deadly colic

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New research by The University of Nottingham has found that more than 90% of horse owners did not feel confident in spotting early signs of colic.
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Last Year
Nottingham shortlisted for University of the Year

Nottingham shortlisted for University of the Year

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The University of Nottingham has been shortlisted as Times Higher Education's University of the Year.Affectionately known as the Oscars of UK Higher Education, THE Awards are designed to showcase why and how institutions continue to prosper.
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Understanding how the 'police' of the cell world deal with 'intruders' and the 'injured'

Understanding how the 'police' of the cell world deal with 'intruders' and the 'injured'

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Understanding the behaviour of the macrophage 'destroy and repair service'.
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Last Year
Too much activity in one of the brain's key memory regions is bad for your memory and attention

Too much activity in one of the brain's key memory regions is bad for your memory and attention

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Higher brain functions, such as attention and memory, depend on well-balanced neural activity within the underlying brain regions.
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Last Year
Cyclists set for 1400 mile challenge to beat Breast Cancer

Cyclists set for 1400 mile challenge to beat Breast Cancer

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A team of 12 intrepid riders are preparing to tackle the four 'compass points' of Great Britain to raise vital funds for Breast Cancer.The Nottingham Life Cycle 6 endurance riders are led by Professor Sir David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham, who is embarking on his final fundraising ride.
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Creating dementia friendly communities in Derbyshire's Peak Park

Creating dementia friendly communities in Derbyshire's Peak Park

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A ground-breaking research project to understand the needs and experiences of people affected by dementia in rural areas is to be carried out in Derbyshire's Peak District.
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Last Year
Ethnicity of women undergoing fertility treatment can affect outcomes, study finds

Ethnicity of women undergoing fertility treatment can affect outcomes, study finds

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The study found that certain ethnic groups have significantly lower chances of live births using fertility treatments than other groups.
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Last Year
University to showcase cutting-edge support for the food industry at Food Matters Live

University to showcase cutting-edge support for the food industry at Food Matters Live

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The University will be showcasing some of its world-leading food and drink research at the Food Matters Live exhibition in London.
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Last Year
How a 1400 bike ride is helping women like Caroline

How a 1400 bike ride is helping women like Caroline

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Working as an oncologist Caroline Humber deals with cancer daily. But last year she went from consultant to patient when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She is one of a group of women helping to promote the University of Nottingham's Life Cycle 6 campaign which this year is raising money for Breast Cancer Research.
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Last Year
Tiny logo celebrates big ambition

Tiny logo celebrates big ambition

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It might be invisible to the naked eye but a minuscule logo has been created to celebrate the great and the good of Nottingham.University of Nottingham scientists, based at The Nanoscale and Microscale Research Centre (NMRC) at University Park, have etched a Nottingham in Parliament Day logo onto a piece of Nottingham bridal lace.
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Researchers seek roadkill badgers to test for TB

Researchers seek roadkill badgers to test for TB

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The DEFRA-funded survey aims to shed light on the prevalence and geographic distribution of TB in badgers in 'edge counties' in England (counties on the edge of the cattle TB epidemic)
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