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Organ donation – do we opt-in or opt-out?

Organ donation – do we opt-in or opt-out?

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Researchers say there should be an international data base containing the very latest information about organ donations and transplants so policy makers can make informed decisions on whether to adopt an opt-out or opt-in system.
Smart meters could cause conflict for housemates, study shows

Smart meters could cause conflict for housemates, study shows

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Research from academics at The University of Nottingham has revealed that new technology to allow people to monitor their energy usage in the home could lead to conflict among housemates.
Remembering the forgotten heroes of the First World War

Remembering the forgotten heroes of the First World War

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In the year that marks the 100th anniversary of the Great War, a new national research centre has been launched at The University of Nottingham that will help to explore some of the lesser known stories of the years 1914-19.
X-ray vision puts Nottingham plant and soil sciences on the world stage

X-ray vision puts Nottingham plant and soil sciences on the world stage

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Advanced CT scanners help researchers get to the root of soil and plant science.
Scottish people most sceptical on fracking, survey shows

Scottish people most sceptical on fracking, survey shows

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If Scotland votes for independence later this week, its Government could face an uphill challenge in in persuading the Scottish people that fracking is necessary, research has revealed.
Taking the 'sting' out of reproduction

Taking the 'sting' out of reproduction

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Female parasitic wasps have more reproductive success when working together with other females, which can also explain sex biased reproduction, according to new research.
Got a software design problem? Call a philosopher!

Got a software design problem? Call a philosopher!

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A University philosopher is helping a Canadian company develop new event planning and calendar software using his research on the philosophy of time.
New criminology team at The University of Nottingham

New criminology team at The University of Nottingham

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Criminology team joins the ranks of newcomers this autumn.
Binge drinking in pregnancy can affect a child's mental health and school results

Binge drinking in pregnancy can affect a child's mental health and school results

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Binge drinking during pregnancy can increase the risk of mental health problems in 11-year-old children, particularly hyperactivity and inattention, and can have a negative effect on their school examination results, according to new research led by The University of Nottingham.
Layered graphene sandwich feeds hunger for designer materials

Layered graphene sandwich feeds hunger for designer materials

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A sandwich of layers of graphene – the so called 'wonder material' - and hexagonal boron nitride could become the basis for designer materials for novel high-frequency electronic devices.
Research finds Malawi app 'teaches UK children 18 months of maths in six weeks'

Research finds Malawi app 'teaches UK children 18 months of maths in six weeks'

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Psychologists test global charity's new maths app on children in Malawi and Nottingham.
Pedal power makes pounds for vital research

Pedal power makes pounds for vital research

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A team of volunteers from The University of Nottingham has raised over £600,000 for charity after completing a 1,400-mile bike ride.
New cell model to speed up development of brain tumour drugs

New cell model to speed up development of brain tumour drugs

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New research from The University of Nottingham looks set to improve screening for new cancer drugs and drug delivery systems specifically designed for children with brain tumours.
Grabbing attention to raise awareness of ADHD

Grabbing attention to raise awareness of ADHD

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A new interactive game and educational video is set to tour Nottingham and London to raise public awareness and understanding of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults.
Praise for raising the profile of HE's 'unsung heroes'

Praise for raising the profile of HE's 'unsung heroes'

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Award for raising the profile of over 700 technical staff at The University of Nottingham.
University launches first programme for financial specialists in China

University launches first programme for financial specialists in China

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The first programme of the new Guangdong-Nottingham Advanced Finance Institute took place last week in China. The Institute has been established to provide training to senior managers from industry, commerce, financial institutes and government organisations.
Microlise and University awarded Technology Strategy Board funding for Big Data project

Microlise and University awarded Technology Strategy Board funding for Big Data project

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The University is working with transport systems company Microlise on a major project to develop innovative new data based solutions in the transport and logistics sector.
Nottingham 3D printing research specialist wins international award

Nottingham 3D printing research specialist wins international award

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An academic from The University of Nottingham who specialises in manufacturing technology, has won a prestigious international award in recognition of his work in 3D printing.
Plant sciences student showcases new crop on BBC Countryfile

Plant sciences student showcases new crop on BBC Countryfile

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Stephen Jones wins exclusive rights to grow quinoa varieties bred for UK climate.
Partnership agreement signed with Chinese pharma giant

Partnership agreement signed with Chinese pharma giant

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A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the University and China Resources Pharmaceutical Group (CRPG), which will see close collaboration between the two organisations in a range of areas.
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