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September 2012

   
   

New Hollywood partner to work with University Film Institute

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Seven time Oscar winner Gary Rydstrom to collaborate in film research at the University.

A new 'hothouse' for the arts, humanities and social sciences

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Two famous radio voices will help launch a new hub of arts and humanities research.

Chauvinism to blame for decline in union power, says research

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Britain's male-dominated unions are allowing chauvinism to erode their power as more women enter the labour market, a groundbreaking new study has suggested.

Nottingham students' satisfaction grows

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Students at The University of Nottingham are among the most satisfied when it comes to the teaching, resources and experience available to them, according to the National Student Survey.

Student explorer returns for start of term

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A University of Nottingham student has arrived back in the UK just in time for the resumption of his course after travelling more than 12,000 miles on the back of an 110cc scooter.

Birmingham-Nottingham Strategic Collaboration Fund Launched

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Two universities launch a £400,000 fund to promote collaboration.

New study will examine the incidence and impact of gluten intolerance in the UK

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A University of Nottingham expert has been awarded £80,000 by two national charities to study the impact of gluten intolerance on patients in the UK.

Nottingham spin outs win funding for personalised medicine technologies

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Platelet Solutions and NPI have received £190k of TSB funding to develop their personalised medicine solutions.

University's fundraising campaign goes global

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Charitable foundations to support the work of Nottingham's pioneering international campuses.

E.ON and University combine to develop 'super batteries'

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New 'super batteries' are being developed which combine the energy storage qualities of a traditional battery with the fast charge and discharge capabilities of a supercapacitor.

Census to help stem the tide of homeless cats and dogs

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Vets hope to ease the suffering of abandoned pets

Ningbo honorary citizenship for Nottingham's Vice-Chancellor

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Vice-Chancellor Professor David Greenaway has been awarded honorary citizenship of Ningbo — the home of the University's China campus.

Scientific discovery offers 'green' solution in fight against greenhouse gases

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A low-cost new material that could lead to innovative technologies to tackle global warming has been discovered by scientists at The University of Nottingham.

University helps local business turn farm waste into energy

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A Knowledge Transfer Partnership is helping Lindhurst Engineering to develop a microbial fuel cell.

University opens new Institute for Advanced Manufacturing

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David Willetts opens new Institute for Advanced Manufacturing at The University.

Mutant parasite could stop malaria in its tracks

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New discovery could help to design drugs that would save the lives of thousands of malaria victims.

Apprentices to make significant contribution to University

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The University of Nottingham has launched an apprenticeship scheme, providing employment and training for 17 motivated school leavers from the East Midlands.

'Inspirational' Nottinghamshire paramedic gains MSc

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First Notts paramedic to gain MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice.

University of Nottingham launches African office

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Past and future students came together to celebrate the opening of the University's West Africa Office, which was officially opened in the Ghanaian capital Accra in April this year.

World's most powerful camera records first images in hunt for Dark Energy

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Nottingham scientists play lead role in the hunt for dark energy and the origin of the accelerating universe.

Acclaimed writer joins University as Professor of Creative Writing

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Jon McGregor will establish a new type of literary journal with students and writers.

Write your name in the stars

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A Nottingham academic has created an online tool to let you write your name in the stars.

Study reveals the secret to a sea sponge's toxicity

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Scientists uncover complex toxicity mechanism in sea sponge defences.

Space exploration on a student budget

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A student at The University of Nottingham has managed to capture incredible images of the Earth's curvature from space on a budget of just £200.

GPs using unreliable websites for tinnitus information, study finds

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GPs are not always using the most comprehensive and reliable online resources to support them in treating patients with the debilitating hearing condition tinnitus, researchers have found.

Diet could combat adverse side-effects of quinine

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Adverse side-effects of quinine could be controlled by what we eat

Access to education widened as epic cycle comes to an end

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Twelve members of staff from the University of Nottingham have completed a 1,100 mile fundraising cycle to improve access to higher education for those from disadvantaged backgrounds.

New hope for thousands of women with most aggressive breast cancer

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New research could help predict survival outcomes.

Initiative identifies unanswered questions in tinnitus research

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The key challenges facing researchers investigating the debilitating hearing condition tinnitus have been identified.

£1.5m partnership will fight childhood and adolescent brain tumours

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A leading national brain tumour charity is joining forces with experts at The University of Nottingham in a £1.5 million partnership to fight brain tumours in children.

New long-term antimicrobial catheter developed

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Nottingham scientists develop a novel antimicrobial catheter that remains infection-free for up to 12 weeks.
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