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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.
Digging deep to reach for the STARS

Digging deep to reach for the STARS

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Helping to train the next generation of soil scientists.
£9m for MRI in Nottingham to revolutionise research into disease

£9m for MRI in Nottingham to revolutionise research into disease

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A £9m investment in magnetic resonance imaging to revolutionise research into disease.
Clinical trial could change standard treatment for stroke

Clinical trial could change standard treatment for stroke

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A large international clinical trial has shed new light on the effectiveness of current hospital protocols for managing blood pressure in stroke patients.
Seven time Oscar winner launches Nottingham Screen Partnership at University

Seven time Oscar winner launches Nottingham Screen Partnership at University

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Seven time Oscar winner launches Nottingham Screen Partnership at University
Physicists warning to nail beauty fans applies to animals too

Physicists warning to nail beauty fans applies to animals too

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Research into nail growth will improve our understanding of disease in the hooves of farm animals and horses.
Businesses invited to join the new knowledge revolution at KTP Week

Businesses invited to join the new knowledge revolution at KTP Week

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National KTP Week aims to help businesses join the new knowledge revolution
New course to create next generation Geoscientists

New course to create next generation Geoscientists

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University and British Geological Survey deliver new degree in Environmental Geoscience.
A life story told in wood and song

A life story told in wood and song

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University scientists team up with master craftsman to create world's first interactive acoustic guitar.
World Mental Health Day — Nottingham researchers involved in major national bipolar disorder study

World Mental Health Day — Nottingham researchers involved in major national bipolar disorder study

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A major national study involving Nottingham researchers is aiming to increase understanding of the mental illness Bipolar Disorder (BPD) and spearhead new approaches to helping patients to more effectively manage their own condition.
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