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Parental smoking puts nearly half a million UK children into poverty

Parental smoking puts nearly half a million UK children into poverty

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Parental smoking puts nearly half a million UK children into poverty.
New evidence confirms link between newer contraceptive pills and higher blood clot risks

New evidence confirms link between newer contraceptive pills and higher blood clot risks

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A study led by academics at The University of Nottingham provides new evidence to confirm the link between newer contraceptive pills and higher risk of serious blood clots.
Prestigious award recognises University's commitment to China

Prestigious award recognises University's commitment to China

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The University of Nottingham has won the prestigious Cathay Pacific Continued Commitment award for its work with China.
Paramedics to be recruited in new 'fast response' stroke trial

Paramedics to be recruited in new 'fast response' stroke trial

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Clinical trial enlists help of paramedics to test efficacy of fast response blood pressure medication for stroke patients.
Prostate cancer — getting to the bones of the matter

Prostate cancer — getting to the bones of the matter

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Developing a better understanding of how prostate cancer spreads to the bones.
Exhibition puts natural world under the scientific lens

Exhibition puts natural world under the scientific lens

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The natural world under scrutiny in exhibition of work by biological photography and imaging students.
Can a little loving kindness improve our mental health?

Can a little loving kindness improve our mental health?

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Research aims to discover if 'mindfulness' can improve the wellbeing and mental health of young people.
Study to discover babies' risk of becoming overweight

Study to discover babies' risk of becoming overweight

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A new computer programme, developed at The University of Nottingham, could enable health visitors to spot which babies are more likely to become overweight later in life.
Nottingham University Executive MBA graduates achieve highest global salary increases

Nottingham University Executive MBA graduates achieve highest global salary increases

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Business School rises up the Economist 2015 EMBA rankings globally.
Anaemia distorts regular method of diabetes diagnosis

Anaemia distorts regular method of diabetes diagnosis

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Scientists from The University of Nottingham have found that the blood condition anaemia can lead to a false diagnosis of diabetes.
Research finds link between vitamin E and exposure to air pollution

Research finds link between vitamin E and exposure to air pollution

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A new study from The University of Nottingham and King's College London has found an association between the amount of vitamin E in the body, exposure to particulate pollution and lung function.
Taking wireless communication to the next level

Taking wireless communication to the next level

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Nottingham leads 3.4M Euro research into wireless chip to chip communication.
Show us your BabyFace: researchers appeal for help from new parents

Show us your BabyFace: researchers appeal for help from new parents

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A new app launched by The University of Nottingham is offering parents of newborn infants the chance to play a crucial role in research that could save the lives of premature babies in the developing world.
Nottingham researchers join Royal Society of Chemistry's meritorious academics

Nottingham researchers join Royal Society of Chemistry's meritorious academics

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Two chemists join the ranks of illustrious winners of the Royal Society of Chemistry's Corday-Morgan Awards.
£1.2m for studies to find out why maths is a struggle for many secondary school pupils

£1.2m for studies to find out why maths is a struggle for many secondary school pupils

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The University of Nottingham has received £1.2m in funding for two research projects examining ways that teachers can boost maths confidence and numeracy rates in UK secondary schools.
Higher levels of inattention at age seven linked with lower GCSE grades

Higher levels of inattention at age seven linked with lower GCSE grades

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New research has shown that children who display increasing levels of inattention at the age of seven are at risk of worse academic outcomes in their GCSE examinations.
Climate change: how Brits feel about 'smart' energy

Climate change: how Brits feel about 'smart' energy

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Reluctance to share data about personal energy use is likely to be a major obstacle when implementing 'smart' technologies designed to monitor use and support energy efficient behaviours, according to new research led by academics at The University of Nottingham.
Caterpillar fungus could hold the key to relieving the pain of osteoarthritis

Caterpillar fungus could hold the key to relieving the pain of osteoarthritis

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A drug from a parasitic mushroom that lives on caterpillars could become an effective new painkiller for people with osteoarthritis within the next six years.
Protecting our rights to privacy and digital dignity

Protecting our rights to privacy and digital dignity

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Researchers are designing tools and services to help people protect their privacy on social media and take more control over their personal data.
Citizen scientists sought for project to age the surface of Mars

Citizen scientists sought for project to age the surface of Mars

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'Citizen scientists' get the chance to transform our understanding of the planet Mars.
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