October 2011

   
   

Computer-based tool to improve diagnosis and prognosis for cancer patients

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A computer-based tool could help GPs to speed up diagnosis and treatment for patients suffering from two common forms of cancer.

Here comes the chemistry….regional coordinator appointed

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A science champion who will promote the value of studying chemistry — and the impact it has on the world around us — has taken up a new post based at The University of Nottingham.

Tate & Lyle signs exclusive worldwide deal with University of Nottingham subsidiary

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Worldwide license agreement signed for unique salt reduction technology.

Inventors invited to bring their creations to Nottingham Contemporary

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On Saturday 29th October budding inventors can meet innovation experts at a free Inventors Clinic at Nottingham Contemporary.

A haunted honeymoon tale for Halloween

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University lecturer heads for bestseller chart with new horror novel.

Literary detectives unravel famous Ben Jonson mystery

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The amazing discovery of a manuscript hidden among papers in an ancient family archive is shedding light on the legendary career of William Shakespeare's biggest rival, the poet and playwright, Ben Jonson.

Government cash unlikely to steady small business finance nerves

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Government plans to boost the finances of small businesses have been met with a wave of apathy and scepticism by respondents to a University of Nottingham survey.

Boeing funds strategic carbon fibre recycling collaboration

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Boeing is to invest $1m per year in a strategic research collaboration with The University of Nottingham developing processes for reclaiming carbon fibre from composites that were once too difficult to recycle.

Warning sounded by SMEs over funding withdrawal for business advice

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A network of volunteer mentors offering free business advice is unlikely to prevent support for new enterprises from going into freefall, says a survey.

Multi-million pound programme to enhance the student experience

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A multi-million pound programme of expansion and improvements is set to cement The University of Nottingham's status as one of the most popular destinations among UK students.

Nottingham defeats Harvard at 2011 International Varsity Debate

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A team from The University of Nottingham have overcome students from Harvard at the 2011 International Varsity Debate organised by Central China Television

Celebrating 400 years of King James Bible

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The Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham is joining The University of Nottingham in celebrating 400 years of the King James Bible.

Breakthrough in the production of flood-tolerant crops

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Crop scientists make a discovery that could lead to the production of high-yielding, flood-tolerant crops.

University hosts the biggest Malaysian sporting event in the UK

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The University of Nottingham is proud to host the 27th Nottingham Malaysian Games – the biggest Malaysian sporting event in the UK.

£25m research facility for food and biofuels opens for business

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New £25m research facility for biofuels, brewing science and food and drink processing

Hosting Malaysia's largest psychology conference

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Eminent psychologists attend Malaysia's largest ever psychology conference.

Accident app to reduce motorist stress and combat fraud

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A new smartphone app that will guide motorists through the trauma of a car accident, while potentially saving millions in fraudulent insurance claims has won a national competition.

TARDIS trial seeks new dimension in stroke treatment

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A clinical trial to test a new 3-drug combination for stroke treatment is being expanded internationally.

£150m to change lives, tackle global issues and shape the future

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The University of Nottingham launches the biggest fundraising campaign in its 130 year history.

Nottingham MBA joins global elite in Economist rankings

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Business School MBA listed in world top 100 rankings by The Economist magazine

When science meets séance

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Volunteers needed to investigate fear factor of the paranormal

Question Time-style debates mark launch of Impact: The Nottingham Campaign

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Three free Question Time-style events will help mark the launch of Impact:The Nottingham Campaign.

'Trip of a lifetime' for Birmingham teenagers

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A-level pupils win a prize trip to The University of Nottingham Ningbo China.

Nottingham row to golden success in Malaysia

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The University of Nottingham Boat Club (NUBC) has beaten Asia's best, to return to the UK as Malaysian Varsity Champions for the second year in succession.

Students' Union charity keeps primary school on the road with a £2,000 donation

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Karnival, the University of Nottingham Students' Union's charitable organisation, has helped keep a Nottingham primary school on the road with a generous donation of £2,000.

Nottingham to offer 'ideas incubator' for the film industry

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An innovative initiative could see filmmakers and studios in Hollywood and around the globe turning to Nottingham experts for solutions to the biggest challenges facing the screen industries.

Chief Scientific Advisor visits Nottingham's Malaysia Campus

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UK's Chief Scientific Advisor says recent increases in food prices have thrown an additional 44 million people worldwide into extreme poverty.

BBC documentary brings the world's oldest underwater city back to life

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Movie industry computer graphics and the latest digital marine technology brings the world's oldest submerged city back to life.

Palestinian Christians to speak at University

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'Living Stones' event to hear testimony from Palestinian Christians.

Student community to get tough on crime

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Students from The University of Nottingham are to once again work with police to reduce burglary in the city as part of the 'Love your stuff' campaign.

What are you feeding your horse this autumn? New study to examine equine supplements

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A research team at the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science is appealing for horse riders and owners to take part in a unique new study into equine nutritional supplements.

Organic medical imaging system to detect disease and track medication

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Scientists are developing microscopic organic medical imaging systems to support a new generation of breakthrough treatments.

It's true! Scientists HAVE written the world's smallest periodic table

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The 2012 Guinness World Records confirms that scientists hold the record for writing the world's smallest periodic table

Prestigious appointment for Nottingham professor

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A University of Nottingham academic has been appointed to a prestigious new position on an advisory board for the Medical Research Council (MRC).

Blimp to fly at proposed wind turbines site

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Blimp to fly at Grove Farm site, near Clifton Bridge, to help interested parties gauge the scale of the project.
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