October 2010

   
   

Volunteers needed for meningitis study

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Students needed to help tackle disease.

Malaria research begins to bite

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Scientists make significant breakthrough in the search for cheap and effective vaccines and drugs to stop the transmission of malaria.

Rugby legend Brian Moore to launch new pavilion and coaching fund

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Pavilion and coaching fund to honour the legacy of former Director of Physical Recreation and Sport Vaughan Parry Williams.

Data power for the people

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Free master classes are being held across the UK to teach the public how to use the increasing amount of national and local data being made available via the internet,

Gala raises cash to fight superbugs

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A charity fundraising gala has raised more than £26,000 for research into superbugs pioneered by the University's Centre for Healthcare Associated Infections.

Celebration of women in research

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The University of Nottingham is celebrating the achievements of women in science, engineering, technology and medicine.

University of Nottingham celebrates a pioneering decade in Malaysia

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Members of the Malaysian royal family join tenth anniversary celebrations.

Getting out of the house after stroke

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People who have become housebound after having a stroke are being invited to take part in a major new study that could help to put them back on the road to independence.

New hope for bone cancer treatment

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New research aims to use modified friendly bacteria as a vehicle for better drug targeting in bone cancer.

Expo event to help promote mental health in China

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Shanghai Expo 2010 provides the venue for The University of Nottingham's latest seminar to address problems and different care solutions for mental health that will promote social and economic sustainability.

Keeping the "Engine-Room of the World" Clean

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Experts from The University of Nottingham and the British Geological Survey to showcase world-leading British research into carbon dioxide capture, transportation and storage.

Shakespeare 'lost' play reading

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An 18th century play recently identified by a University expert as a long-lost work of William Shakespeare gets its first public reading at the Nottingham Playhouse.

Milestone for Medical School

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Nottingham University Medical School is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a conference looking back at its pioneering history.

Breast cancer expert in world top 20

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The University's Professor Ian Ellis has been named among the world's top 20 most influential experts on breast cancer.

The business X factor — the secret to CEO success

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The secrets of top CEO and why some people possess the business 'X factor' which gives them the edge over competitors.

Novel approach yields new insights into the causes of pre-eclampsia

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An exciting collaboration between the Universities of Cambridge and Nottingham has resulted in new insights into the hypertension that frequently blights pregnancy.

Keeping a watch on the world

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New knowledge exchange network to promote and develop technologies to monitor the changing landscape of our planet.

Imagined Objects of Desire

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A new exhibition at The University of Nottingham Museum explores the concept of giving personal meaning to objects.

Nottingham graduate becomes new CEO of Rolls Royce

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Global power systems company Rolls Royce announces University of Nottingham graduate John Rishton as new Chief Executive.
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