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Mercia Fund Management provides £379,000 to help NuVision commercialise groundbreaking eyecare technology

Mercia Fund Management provides £379,000 to help NuVision commercialise groundbreaking eyecare technology

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University of Nottingham spin-out, NuVision, has received £379k seed funding from Mercia Fund Management, to help develop innovative new eye care solutions.
Young Animal Welfare Scientist of the Year

Young Animal Welfare Scientist of the Year

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Work on improving the welfare of animals in the UK has reaped national recognition.
Major projects to bring innovative pathology tests to patients for better treatment

Major projects to bring innovative pathology tests to patients for better treatment

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Improving the quality of life and longevity of patients with gastrointestinal, liver and respiratory diseases.
Festival to celebrate Nottingham as 'Creative City'

Festival to celebrate Nottingham as 'Creative City'

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Local ambassador for the arts, David Sillitoe, will lead Nottingham's Being Human Festival 2015 this November.
Students win airworthiness award for unmanned aircraft challenge

Students win airworthiness award for unmanned aircraft challenge

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A group of third year MEng Mechanical Engineering and Design Engineering students have been awarded a 'Safety and Airworthiness Award' in an unmanned aircraft competition.
New material forges the way for 'stem cell factories'

New material forges the way for 'stem cell factories'

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The first fully synthetic substrate with potential to grow billions of stem cells could forge the way for the creation of 'stem cell factories'
Major feeding trial will improve long-term health of premature babies

Major feeding trial will improve long-term health of premature babies

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A national research project that will improve the long-term health of premature babies has met its recruitment target nearly a year early.
Malaysia's 'black panthers' finally reveal their leopard's spots

Malaysia's 'black panthers' finally reveal their leopard's spots

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Leopards can change their spots. Researchers using specially modified camera traps have revealed the black leopard's spots.
Research into how parents cope with sick children in top three BMJ papers in last 20 years

Research into how parents cope with sick children in top three BMJ papers in last 20 years

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Research revealing what worries parents when their pre-school children are acutely ill is among the BMJ's top three most influential papers in 20 years.
University shares £23m investment in 'Digital Britain'

University shares £23m investment in 'Digital Britain'

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Horizon Digital Economy Research Centre shares £23m to drive forward UK Digital Economy research, knowledge and skills.
Rooting about with circadian rhythms

Rooting about with circadian rhythms

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Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered how plants manipulate their biological clock to encourage the growth of lateral roots and maximise the extraction of nutrients for growth and development.
History detective helps scientists rewrite climate records

History detective helps scientists rewrite climate records

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Medieval manuscripts reveal new evidence for ancient climate events.
Ahoy there! Spiders really can sail across oceans

Ahoy there! Spiders really can sail across oceans

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Spider experts have described how money spiders use water tension, their legs as a 'rudder' and a good following wind to 'sail' across water.
What makes a good horror movie?

What makes a good horror movie?

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Horror films are big business and a string of new horror films are hitting the big screen this year. But what creates the intensity of suspense?
2015 Higher Education Technicians' Summit – recognising the talent of technicians

2015 Higher Education Technicians' Summit – recognising the talent of technicians

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The University of Nottingham, in conjunction with our fellow research intensive universities across the Midlands, has celebrated the work of the technicians who underpin university life with the inaugural 2015 Higher Education Technicians' Summit on Tuesday 30 June.
New world-leading additive manufacturing research lab

New world-leading additive manufacturing research lab

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A lab housing state-of-the-art machinery unrivalled anywhere else in the world has been unveiled to underline The University of Nottingham's global reputation for research into additive manufacturing. Full story below…
How would you like to be buried – at Stonehenge?

How would you like to be buried – at Stonehenge?

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Twenty first century crowd-sourcing could shed light on what people who commemorated the dead 4000 years ago were thinking.
New technique to accurately detect the 'handedness' of molecules in a mixture

New technique to accurately detect the 'handedness' of molecules in a mixture

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Scientists have demonstrated for the first time the ability to rapidly, reliably and simultaneously identify the 'handedness' of different molecules in a mixture.
Softly does it to solve our nuclear waste problem

Softly does it to solve our nuclear waste problem

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Developing our understanding of how uranium interacts with elements from around the periodic table to potentially help clean up nuclear waste.
Breakthrough dual fungicide technology could help prevent crop failures

Breakthrough dual fungicide technology could help prevent crop failures

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A scientist at The University of Nottingham has developed a new antifungal technology which has the potential to play a major role in securing future food supplies.
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