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Tenth International Conference on Disability Award

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$300 awarded to Penny Standen and co-authors for the best long paper.
Date:
18/09/2014

Nottingham to host Biomaterials for Healthcare Special Interest Group

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The next Biomaterials for Healthcare Special Interest Group (SIG) event is taking place on Wednesday 8 October at The Belgrave Rooms, Nottingham, the theme for this event is biomaterials and orthopaedics.
Date:
15/09/2014

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.
Date:
11/09/2014

Ashya King case sparks advice from cancer experts

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Leading experts in children's cancer have published a statement on the appropriate treatment for medulloblastoma brain tumours and the potential effectiveness of proton therapy in response to the Ashya King case.
Date:
09/09/2014

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.
Date:
08/09/2014

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.
Date:
08/09/2014

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.
Date:
03/09/2014

Vice-Chancellor's Life Cycle team smash £500k barrier as they embark on 1,400 mile challenge

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A team of volunteers from The University of Nottingham is setting off on a grueling 1,400-mile charity bike ride, taking in the four corners of Great Britain. The Life Cycle 4 Challenge will be in support of the University's Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC), with each cyclist riding in honour of a patient who has battled the disease.
Date:
14/08/2014

What is happening to the mental health of young people caught up in the Gaza conflict?

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Dr Victoria Tischler writes about how the ongoing war affects the mental health young people in the Gaza strip in The Conversation.
Date:
30/07/2014
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