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Nottingham MRI Physicists shed new light brain nerve fibres

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World-leading experts in Magnetic Resonance Imaging from the School's Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre have made a key discovery which could give the medical world a new tool for the improved diagnosis and monitoring of neuro-degenerative diseases like multiple sclerosis.
Date:
24/10/2012

Honoured at the 2012 Human-Competitive awards

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In an effort to make scanning probe microscopy a more effective and efficient technique, Dr. Richard Woolley and collaborators from the Nanoscience group, Computer Science (UoN) and the Beckman Institute (Illinois) were honoured with the Silver Humies award for human-competitive results in evolutionary and genetic programming.
Date:
22/10/2012

Quantum Dot Day 2013

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The School is to host the latest in a series of prestigious workshops on semiconductor quantum dots. The meeting, slated for 10 january 2013, will cover the physics, materials science and device applications of these important structures.
Date:
05/10/2012

Nottingham Astronomers lead hunt for Dark Energy

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Nottingham astronomers are playing a leading role in the hunt for Dark Energy using the newly-constructed Dark Energy Camera, the most powerful sky-mapping machine ever created.
Date:
18/09/2012

Nottingham Physicists investigate Quantum Rattle

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An international group of physicists, including members from Nottingham, have investigated the motions of molecules trapped inside a carbon 'bucky ball'. A quantum rattle.
Date:
23/08/2012

MRI Magnet goes to CERN

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One of the original MRI scanner magnets is heading for a new life at CERN.
Date:
01/08/2012

School researcher gets top Royal Society fellowship

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Dr Mike Smith has been awarded a prestigious Royal Society University Research Fellowship to study flows in concentrated suspensions.
Date:
11/07/2012

Nottingham Physicists collaborate on Dark Universe satellite

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Astronomers and Particle Physicists from the School are among a global collaboration of scientists who are on a mission to build a satellite that will help to unlock the mysteries of the 'dark universe'.
Date:
25/06/2012

Protein aggregates shed new light on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease

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Recent School research on the growth properties of amyloid protein aggregates may point the way towards future diagnostic and therapeutic treatments for degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.
Date:
15/03/2012

Levitating flies give clues to future life in space

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Nottingham physicist Dr Richard Hill has shown how magnetically levitated fruit flies can provide vital clues to the way biological organisms are affected by weightless conditions in space.
Date:
05/01/2012
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