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Driving the technology behind fuel-efficient electric cars

Driving the technology behind fuel-efficient electric cars

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An £830K research project to speed up the shift from fossil-fuel reliant to greener, quieter and cheaper electric vehicles, using low carbon propulsion technologies, is being run at The University of Nottingham.
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Keeping children safe: new guide for preventing child accidental injuries in the under fives

Keeping children safe: new guide for preventing child accidental injuries in the under fives

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Researchers from The University of Nottingham have worked with the Child Accident Prevention Trust to produce a guide to help commissioners of children's health services ensure accident prevention is a key part of health visiting, children's centres and family services.
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This Year
Master's students brew their own beer in the name of academic research

Master's students brew their own beer in the name of academic research

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Students taking an MSc in Brewing Science and Practice have brewed and marketed their own beer as part of their project dissertation. They've produced a 3,000 litre commercial batch of beer for sale.
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This Year
Farnborough launch for next-generation aviation technology projects

Farnborough launch for next-generation aviation technology projects

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The University of Nottingham has secured £9.5m of funding to develop breakthrough aerospace technologies for leading European manufacturers designing the next-generation of aircraft.
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Giving animals a voice - computer software that could tell us what they are thinking.

Giving animals a voice - computer software that could tell us what they are thinking.

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A computer scientist with a passion for horses embarks on an animal-computer interaction project which could help us understand what animals are thinking and feeling.
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This Year
Promethean Particles starts production

Promethean Particles starts production

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University of Nottingham spin-out business, Promethean Particles, has opened the first facility in the world which is capable of producing thousands of different nanomaterials.
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This Year
Breakthrough in scaling up life-changing stem cell production

Breakthrough in scaling up life-changing stem cell production

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Scientists in Nottingham and Sweden have discovered a new method of manufacturing stem cells which could mean large scale industrial production will be possible for future regenerative medicine.
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This Year
New patient safety toolkit to help GPs avoid errors

New patient safety toolkit to help GPs avoid errors

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GP practices have given their stamp of approval to a new Patient Safety Toolkit developed at The University of Nottingham. The suite of tools will help guide the work of GPs including safe prescribing of medicines, an audit tool for adverse events and patient and practice staff safety questionnaires.
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This Year
Celebrating Nottingham's green spaces

Celebrating Nottingham's green spaces

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The changing social and cultural uses of green spaces across Nottingham are being explored in a community history project taking place this summer.
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This Year
Catch DH Lawrence's 'The Flying Fish'

Catch DH Lawrence's 'The Flying Fish'

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Manuscripts and Special Collections at The University of Nottingham has recently acquired the manuscript of an important unfinished short story by D.H. Lawrence.
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This Year
New book charts the history of Britain's 'global university'

New book charts the history of Britain's 'global university'

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The first full-length history of The University of Nottingham has been penned by one of its own academics, charting its origins as a technical college in the late Victorian era to its modern day success as a university with more than 40,000 students from more than 140 nations around the world.
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This Year
What happens when sports rules go awry?

What happens when sports rules go awry?

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Operational research scientists have been looking at what happens when the rules of sport are changed or when existing rules lead to unforeseen consequences.
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This Year
New Chief Financial Officer appointed

New Chief Financial Officer appointed

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The University of Nottingham has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer.
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This Year
Give your vote to Nottingham Slave Trade Legacies project

Give your vote to Nottingham Slave Trade Legacies project

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A project investigating slave trade legacies in Britain, co-run by The University of Nottingham, is appealing for public votes after successfully reaching the finals of the National Lottery Awards 2016.
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This Year

Using theatre to change perceptions about ADHD

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Researchers into mental health at The University of Nottingham have helped to shape a new play for children.
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This Year
Fillings that heal your teeth – how regenerative medicine could change your visit to the dentist

Fillings that heal your teeth – how regenerative medicine could change your visit to the dentist

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A team behind regenerative dental fillings that could help heal teeth have been awarded a Royal Society of Chemistry prize.
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This Year
Sixty Symbols – Institute of Physics Kelvin Prize for outstanding public engagement

Sixty Symbols – Institute of Physics Kelvin Prize for outstanding public engagement

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Sixty Symbols awarded the Kelvin Award from the Institute of Physics for outstanding contribution to public engagement.
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This Year
Fully automated analysis software takes on Euclid's  100,000 strong gravitational lens challenge

Fully automated analysis software takes on Euclid's 100,000 strong gravitational lens challenge

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Researchers have developed 'AutoLens', the first fully-automated analysis software for analysing strong gravitational lenses.
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This Year
Oil system developed for greener, more fuel efficient mild hybrid vehicles

Oil system developed for greener, more fuel efficient mild hybrid vehicles

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The concept for a novel oil system has been developed by a researcher at The University of Nottingham as part of a bid to advance greener, more fuel-efficient, mild hybrid vehicle technology.
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This Year
Immune system link to kidney disease risk, research finds

Immune system link to kidney disease risk, research finds

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A gene which forms part of our body's first line of defence against infection may be associated with an increased risk with a type of kidney disease, research involving academics at The University of Nottingham has discovered.
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