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Children with mild attention problems 'fall behind their peers at school'

Children with mild attention problems 'fall behind their peers at school'

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New study calls for teachers and parents to work together to identify children with mild attention problems and help them manage their learning better in class.
Award nomination for project connecting arts expertise with businesses

Award nomination for project connecting arts expertise with businesses

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A project which is helping small businesses to take advantage of academic expertise in the arts has been nominated for a national award.
Chernobyl 30 years on – the long term behaviour of radioactive isotopes in soils

Chernobyl 30 years on – the long term behaviour of radioactive isotopes in soils

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Investigating the long term behaviour of radioactive isotopes in soils around the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. The results will help us understand the implications of disposing of long-lived radioactive wastes underground.
Dealing with trauma, a real life account

Dealing with trauma, a real life account

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Dr Carolyn Mears, whose son was a survivor of the Columbine High School shootings in 1999, will be speaking at the launch of The University of Nottingham's Criminal Justice Network on Tuesday May 3.
It's seriously funny business - academia and comedy come together to debate the big issues

It's seriously funny business - academia and comedy come together to debate the big issues

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Academics from The University of Nottingham are joining together with some of the UK's most popular stand-up comedians to debate society's topical issues in a series of shows at Nottingham Lakeside Arts.
Patient attitudes to diabetic foot ulcers have 'significant effect' on survival

Patient attitudes to diabetic foot ulcers have 'significant effect' on survival

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A study by health psychologists has shown that the beliefs and expectations of people with diabetic foot ulcers about their illness have a significant independent effect on their survival.
Quantifying quantum weirdness for practical purposes

Quantifying quantum weirdness for practical purposes

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How weird can quantum effects be and can we put such weirdness to good use?
The Queen's tiniest 90th birthday message – written on a Corgi hair

The Queen's tiniest 90th birthday message – written on a Corgi hair

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Using a beam ions scientists have etched a 90th birthday message to the Queen on a strand of hair from a Corgi dog.
University cancer detection business to float on stock exchange

University cancer detection business to float on stock exchange

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A University of Nottingham spin-out company which specialises in the early detection of lung cancer is being floated on the London Stock Exchange.
Nottingham to become national centre for dairy research

Nottingham to become national centre for dairy research

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The University of Nottingham will be taking the lead in dairy research as part of a new £27.7m national Centre of Innovation in Livestock.
Hair loss in women with breast cancer can have major implications on their sense of identity

Hair loss in women with breast cancer can have major implications on their sense of identity

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A new study from The University of Nottingham highlights the importance of hair loss to women with breast cancer.
Interpreting the Viking Age – annual symposium sails into Nottingham

Interpreting the Viking Age – annual symposium sails into Nottingham

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Viking experts from across the Midlands are coming together at The University of Nottingham to present the Twelfth annual Midlands Viking Symposium.
How our employment status affects our morals around money

How our employment status affects our morals around money

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Becoming unemployed changes people's morals around the distribution of money, says a new study from The University of Nottingham.
Cellulitis sufferers wanted for a new research survey

Cellulitis sufferers wanted for a new research survey

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Dermatology experts at Nottingham say they need the help of people who have suffered the painful skin infection to design new research to improve treatment of the condition.
International 'Pint of Science' Festival comes to Nottingham

International 'Pint of Science' Festival comes to Nottingham

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More than 30 University scientists will be entertaining pub goers when the Pint of Science Festival arrives in Nottingham
Former Archbishop of Canterbury to give public lectures in Nottingham

Former Archbishop of Canterbury to give public lectures in Nottingham

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The Anglican prelate, theologian and poet, who was Archbishop of Canterbury from 2002–2012, will deliver two lectures at The University of Nottingham next week.
University of Nottingham Innovation Park and UK Space Agency combine to offer stellar support for small businesses

University of Nottingham Innovation Park and UK Space Agency combine to offer stellar support for small businesses

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Small businesses developing products and services for the space sector will be able to take advantage of a new incubation programme being run at the University of Nottingham Innovation Park (UNIP).
Cancer cells take up nanoparticles more rapidly than normal brain cells

Cancer cells take up nanoparticles more rapidly than normal brain cells

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New research highlights more advantages to using nanoparticles for the delivery of cancer drugs.
Male-specific hormone can influence other siblings in the uterus

Male-specific hormone can influence other siblings in the uterus

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Scientists at The University of Nottingham have shown, for the first time, that a naturally occurring hormone which plays a major role in the development of the male fetus can, in the early stages of pregnancy, transfer into a 'neighbouring' fetus and potentially influence the development of female as well as male twins.
Industrial scale plant breeding to develop sustainable varieties of wheat

Industrial scale plant breeding to develop sustainable varieties of wheat

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Take the wild and distant relatives of bread wheat, transfer any agronomically important traits into modern varieties of wheat and distribute the newly created germplasm worldwide for international breeding programmes and scientific research.
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