May 2012


Depleted uranium could this reduce our dependency on crude oil?

New sustainable feedstocks for the chemical industry

University of Nottingham receives grant for world's first liquid surfaces X-ray machine

Funding of £675,000 provided by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

The Raleigh Players bring Nottingham's bike factory back to life

Community players timetravel by tandem to bring Raleigh factory back to life.

Nottingham plays key role in sequencing the tomato genome

Nottingham plays key role in the sequencing of the tomato genome.

Child abandonment in Europe is neglected issue, say researchers

Researchers have called for a consistent and supportive approach to child abandonment in Europe to protect the welfare of the hundreds of youngsters given up by their parents every year.

Lessons from Leonardo - medical students to learn by drawing

Learning sciences research project to teach medical students how to draw to help understand anatomy.

Holidays inspire disadvantaged children to learn, says study

New research shows holidays could serve as a valuable extension of the national curriculum for the UK's disadvantaged youngsters

'How-to' video tutorials could boost hearing aid use, say researchers

The main barriers to hearing aid use are being addressed by experts in Nottingham as part of an innovative research project.

Supercomputing set to boost region's competitiveness

£3.5m supercomputing hub is set to power growth and innovation in the Midlands

HeadSmart campaign shows success within one year

A campaign that aims to reduce the time it takes doctors to diagnose a brain tumour in children and young people is showing positive results within a year of its launch.

Tracking endangered elephants with satellite technology

GPS and satellite technology is helping to protect the endangered Malaysian elephant.

Research reveals new clue in fight against TB in cattle

Scientists have discovered that a parasitic flatworm found in cattle is partly responsible for the continued spread of bovine TB

The University of Nottingham and Promethean Particles take lead on €10m nano-research project

Funding for researh into the large scale manufacturing of nano-materials.

Romax agrees move to University of Nottingham Innovation Park

Leading engineering company to move into £5.6m facility.

Unveiling of new £7million building for the Institute of Mental Health

A £7 million building for the Institute of Mental Health will officially open its doors on Jubilee Campus later this week.

Fighting bacteria's strength in numbers

University researchers have proved a long-held theory about how bacteria communicate with each other.

Nottingham researchers lead world's largest study into pre-eclampsia

Nottingham researchers lead the largest ever international research project into the genetics of pre-eclampsia.

Famous medieval service book returned to Wollaton church in virtual form

A rare medieval service book is returning in 'virtual form' in the Nottingham parish church where it was used hundreds of years ago.

Nottingham experts take part in world's first commercial space flight

Space flight veterans help launch student project on first commercial flight to the International Space Station.

Rolls-Royce Innovation Award for FreeHex

A flexible miniature six-legged machining 'robot' for repairs in confined spaces wins a Rolls-Royce innovation award.

University to invest in local community

Students, residents and local businesses can now apply for a £500 grant from The University of Nottingham to make their community an even better place to live.

Troops to teachers - University offers retraining for service leavers

British servicemen and women are being offered graduate teacher training at the School of Education.

Free family fun on campus - and you might learn something too

It's a packed schedule for this year's May Fest on Saturday 19 May.

Nottingham Bioengineer backs Brake in call for safer cycling

Left for dead and now backing calls for safer cycling

GP prescribing a good standard but improvement possible

Major study of GP prescribing

Athletes in 'The Zone' explored through new film

The words of real athletes have been used in a compelling new art installation video that offers an insight into how athletes get into 'the zone'.
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