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April 2012

   
   

Olympic kayak designer's quest for gold

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Research sheds new light on the ultimate competition canoe for Olympic Team GB

GSK and University of Nottingham collaborate to create Centre of Excellence for sustainable chemistry

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Carbon Neutral Laboratory to be constructed with £12m support from GSK.

Science and industry join forces to deliver better crops

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Plant scientists to deliver two of nine new industry relevant crop science projects to ensure future food security.

Developing Solutions for 10 years

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A pioneering international scholarship scheme which has supported 850 overseas students from more than 30 countries in their ambition to study in the UK is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.

Study raises questions over entrepreneurship policies

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Policymakers who try to boost the economy by creating a more favourable environment for entrepreneurs "can't have their cake and eat it", a new study has warned.

Using maths to feed the world

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In the race to breed better crops to feed the increasing world population, scientists are using maths to find out how a vital plant hormone affects growth.

Raising the pulse to beat teenage blues

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A unique study is to test the effectiveness of personally tailored exercise programmes on young people with depression.

Student film to bring Olympics to life

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A University of Nottingham student will have her film played at the biggest show on earth this summer, after winning London 2012's Film Nation Shorts competition.

Research grant for Nottingham scientist's international collaboration

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£300,000 Young Investigator grant for University of Nottingham microbiologist.

Diamond image for the Diamond Jubilee

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The Periodic Tables team etch an image of the Queen onto a diamond to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee.

Prime Minister David Cameron visits The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

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UK and Malaysian Prime Ministers at University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus for historic meeting.

Controlling the cut - Nottingham engineers top leader board

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Transforming the manufacture of complex aerospace, optical and biomedical structures and devices

Green fingered entrepreneur gets big company backing

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Students at the University of Nottingham have once again shown their aptitude for entrepreneurship at the annual Student Venture Challenge.

Nottingham is a key partner in UK's new £13m carbon capture centre

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New centre will lead research helping to fight climate change.

Antibiotics a safe and viable alternative to surgery for uncomplicated appendicitis, say experts

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Role of antibiotics in acute uncomplicated appendicitis 'has been overlooked', study suggests.

New Africa office to extend The University of Nottingham's global reach

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A new office in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, is Nottingham's first in Africa.
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