April 2013

   
   

Graphene's high-speed seesaw

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A new transistor capable of revolutionising technologies for medical imaging and security screening has been developed by graphene researchers from the Universities of Nottingham and Manchester.

Sport used to create strong community links

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The University of Nottingham finished victorious as students took on sports clubs from across the city at the second annual 'Town and Gown' tournament.

New Chief Information Officer appointed

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The University of Nottingham has appointed Mary Visser as its new Chief Information Officer.

New medical technologies go from bench to bedside

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Six cutting edge medical technologies will be brought closer to the clinic thanks to new research funding.

Lord Speaker to give lecture at The University of Nottingham

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Lord Speaker to give lecture at The University of Nottingham

Runner planning to 'hit the wall' on marathon attempt

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University of Nottingham student Rob Avery-Phipps, is to take on one of the world's toughest marathons as he takes on a 26-mile stretch of the Great Wall of China.

£1.3m EPSRC grant enables large scale graphene production at Nottingham

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£1.3m of funding from the EPSRC will be used to buy a new molecular beam epitaxy system for large scale graphene production at The University of Nottingham

Nottingham-China research collaboration holds hope for bovine and human TB vaccine

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Scientists at The University of Nottingham are studying whether harmful bacteria found in cattle could be harnessed to protect livestock from the devastating disease bovine tuberculosis (TB).

University partners with Sondrel to develop Chinese design talent

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University of Nottingham teams up with Sondrel to train designers of the future

Business leaders wanted to Inspire Nottingham's next generation

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The University, along with partners in Nottingham is looking for business leaders to work with them to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs

Triple award nomination for The University of Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham is shortlisted three times in national awards.

Think you're an entrepreneur in the making? It's not as easy as it looks on TV…

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A new study has found that TV programmes like Dragons' Den and The Apprentice depict entrepreneurial activity unrealistically and set budding entrepreneurs up for a fall.

Can you guess what happened last?

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Can we guess what provoked a reaction by simply observing a brief sample of behaviour?

Monitoring the media during Malaysia's crucial general election

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Communications experts monitor the media in the run up to Malayia's crucial general election

Viking researchers invade North Atlantic islands

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Viking Symposium to hear sagas from Orkney field trip to uncover Old Norse heritage.

Nottingham Potential opens its doors to the St Ann's community

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New IntoUniversity Centre is launched in St Ann's.

Laboratory technician scoops national award

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A laboratory technician who has worked tirelessly to enhance the student experience at The University of Nottingham has been recognised with a national award

No sex until we get peace! Lysistrata comes to Lakeside Arts

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A student cast from The Nottingham New Theatre and a professional crew including staff from Lakeside Arts Centre bring Aristophanes' comedy Lysistrata to the stage next week.

Ennew ushers in new era for UNMC

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Thirteen years since she was instrumental in setting up The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Christine Ennew returnsas CEO and Provost.

Sustainable Nottingham benefits community groups

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The University of Nottingham has set up a novel scheme to improve its environmental impact while helping schools and charities to provide better facilities for local people.

Leading the way in regenerative medicine

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Life changing research gets funding boost.

The story of 'comfort women' highlights human rights violations

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Symposium on 'comfort women' will deepen our understanding of human rights violations against women.

Olympic champion Tim Brabants retires

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Former Olympic champion and University of Nottingham alumnus Tim Brabants has retired from his sport to resume his medical career.

Fun activities can improve language learning, Nottingham academics reveal

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Playing simple games using words and pictures can help people to learn a new language with greater ease, researchers from The University of Nottingham have shown.

Student media sweep national awards

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The University of Nottingham has completed a clean sweep at national media awards this year, after the quality of its student magazine, radio station, television channel and theatre were all recognised.

Groundbreaking study to transform service users' involvement in mental health care

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A groundbreaking study could help to revolutionise the way in which mental health service users and their carers plan their care.

Unpublished DH Lawrence manuscript discovered, revealing a blistering attack on 1920s misogyny

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An unpublished manuscript by DH Lawrence has been discovered which offers a revelatory insight into his opposition to sexism

New app powers better sanitation in developing world

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A new mobile phone app developed by a University of Nottingham researcher is changing the lives of millions of people in Africa by giving them the power to instantly report problems with poor sanitation.

Copying is social phenomenon, not just learning say scientists

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Scientists discover copying is a social phenomenon

Transforming African lives for a second decade

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Developing Solutions scholarship programme enters its second decade

'Live longer...give up sex'

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World renowned fertility expert gives public lecture at Nottingham University Medical School.

Funding of 6m euros will help child health researchers to work across the globe

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The University of Nottingham has secured €6m in funding from the EU to enable post-doctoral researchers in child health to take part in exchanges and collaborations across the globe.

New degree to boost next generation of drug discovery

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A new postgraduate science degree is aiming to boost the next generation of drug discovery, from 'concept to clinic

Improving the search for new schizophrenia treatments

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Breakthrough in the search for new drugs to treat schizophrenia.

Young adult hearing aid users wanted to help explore the link between hearing and speech

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Researchers are looking for hearing aid users aged 18-40 to help investigate the link between the way we speak and the way we understand the speech of others.

Nottingham leads UK-Indonesia careers initiative

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The University of Nottingham is leading an initiative to boost the UK's business links with Indonesia.

Study reveals risk factors for blood clots in pregnant and postnatal women

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Women who have suffered a still birth or have a range of other medical conditions are at greater risk of developing dangerous blood clots after giving birth, a study has revealed.
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