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Study highlights under 5s at risk from broken bones

Study highlights under 5s at risk from broken bones

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New information could inform health and social care interventions in target families.
Primary care research in Nottingham shares £30m funding boost

Primary care research in Nottingham shares £30m funding boost

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£30m in additional research funding for Primary Care research and training
Minister encouraged by University enterprise and innovation

Minister encouraged by University enterprise and innovation

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Greg Clark, MP, Minister for Universities, Science and Cities recently visited the University of Nottingham Innovation Park (UNIP) to see how it is commercialising technologies and supporting small businesses and student enterprises.
Putting an end to modern slavery

Putting an end to modern slavery

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Unearthing the details of past antislavery strategies and translating their lessons into tools for policy makers and civil society.
'Smart' drugs won't make smart people smarter

'Smart' drugs won't make smart people smarter

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Healthy students could find their performance impaired by 'smart drugs'.
Why did the chicken cross the globe? (and why should we care?)

Why did the chicken cross the globe? (and why should we care?)

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Why on earth should we care about chickens? They are comical, stupid and their only purpose is to provide us with meat and eggs, right?
Nottingham academic to deliver public talk on the First World War

Nottingham academic to deliver public talk on the First World War

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A University of Nottingham trauma expert is to introduce a classic war film at a free public screening to commemorate the centenary year of the outbreak of the First World War.
Payday loan firms risk "annihilation", says report author

Payday loan firms risk "annihilation", says report author

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A Nottingham academic has authored a report that has promoted the the introduction of a cap on the cost of payday loans has warned lenders face "annihilation" if they do not change their ways.
Festival to bring Notts heroes and villains back to life

Festival to bring Notts heroes and villains back to life

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Famous characters and key moments from the rich history of Nottinghamshire are being celebrated in the Being Human festival which showcases the University's arts and humanities research.
Molecular breakthrough could halt the spread of prostate cancer

Molecular breakthrough could halt the spread of prostate cancer

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Research involving Nottingham academics has shown that a signal protein that plays a crucial role in controlling the growth of blood vessels could be used to suppress tumours in prostate cancer.
Online success for Nottingham programming course

Online success for Nottingham programming course

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A computer science course from The University of Nottingham has been turned into a hugely popular online course attracting more than 30,000 participants.
Prison and probation risk assessment tool is not effective in judging re offending

Prison and probation risk assessment tool is not effective in judging re offending

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A psychological risk assessment tool used by prisons and the probation service (NOMS) is not effective when evaluating the future risk of convicted male sex offenders.
Engineers develop an early warning system to make fracking safer

Engineers develop an early warning system to make fracking safer

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New technology developed by researchers at The University of Nottingham could offer an early warning system to signpost any potential risks to land stability associated with fracking.
Research could offer new hope for patients with cardiovascular disease

Research could offer new hope for patients with cardiovascular disease

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A protein that controls the growth of new blood vessels could potentially reduce the effects of cardiovascular disease in patients' legs.
Synthetic Biology Research Centre creates new jobs

Synthetic Biology Research Centre creates new jobs

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The University of Nottingham is looking for 23 talented scientists to work at its new Synthetic Biology Research Centre.
New research centre to focus on the function of the human mind

New research centre to focus on the function of the human mind

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Centre to explore use of neuroimaging to enhance clinical practice in mental healthcare.
University signs Shanghai agreement for carbon capture research

University signs Shanghai agreement for carbon capture research

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The University of Nottingham has signed an agreement with the Shanghai Advanced Research Institute (SARI) to undertake groundbreaking research into carbon capture.
Pumpkins can ward off more than evil spirits

Pumpkins can ward off more than evil spirits

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Pumpkin possess medicinal properties that could help in the treatment of diabetes.
Nottingham Pro-Vice-Chancellor awarded honorary citizenship of Ningbo

Nottingham Pro-Vice-Chancellor awarded honorary citizenship of Ningbo

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Professor Hai-Sui Yu, Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University, has been awarded the honorary citizenship of Ningbo in recognition of his outstanding contribution towards the development of the city.
New research calls for more action to prevent childhood injuries

New research calls for more action to prevent childhood injuries

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New study shows children from socially deprived households most at risk of burns, fractures and poisonings.
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