December 2013

   
   

Growth programme helps local business get job seekers back into work

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University growth programme helps local business to support job seekers.

Nottingham alumnus makes the 30 under 30 in the world

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A former student at The University of Nottingham has made it in to Time magazine's list of '30 People Under 30 Changing the World'.

The nation's hearing – has it all gone a bit Pete Tong?

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Researchers launch online study to investigate the potential link between loud music and hearing loss.

Exploiting sustainable sources of chemicals and energy

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The search for chemicals and energy which will safeguard the environment.

Nottingham nominated in Guardian University Awards 2014

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The University of Nottingham is in contention for two Guardian University Awards after being nominated for both teaching excellence and distance or online learning.

Broadway Nottingham event to showcase Creative Economy research

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New ways of bringing cultural archives into the digital age will be revealed at an unusual event at Broadway Cinema in Nottingham this week.

Assessing the impact of climate change on a global scale

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International study assesses how climate change might influence global drought, water scarcity and river flooding in the future.

Shedding new light on leaf formation

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A research project studying the biology of plants has shed new light on the mechanisms that control the placement and arrangement of leaves.

James Bond's drink problem

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James Bond's alcohol consumption may explain why he prefers his martinis "shaken, not stirred".

University provides a glimpse into the future of aerospace innovation

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Institute of Aerospace Technology event showcases University's aerospace innovations and explores challenges and opportunities for the future.

A fast food sensation Malaysian style

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Alumni create fast food sensation in Malaysia

Leaders from universities and businesses in China and the UK explore opportunities to collaborate and innovate

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Chinese university leaders joined with UK counterparts in Nottingham to explore ways of working together to develop and commercialise innovative new ideas.

Leading German scientist to unveil a world first at University Nanocentre

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A leading German scientist is to unveil the world's first-ever high performance machine dedicated to the study of liquid surfaces at The University of Nottingham next week.

New gene discovery sheds more light on Alzheimer's risk

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A research team from The University of Nottingham has helped uncover a second rare genetic mutation which strongly increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease in later life.

Researchers uncover mechanism controlling Tourette Syndrome tics

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A mechanism in the brain which controls tics in children with Tourette Syndrome (TS) has been discovered by scientists at The University of Nottingham.

The garden microbe with a sense of touch

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A common soil dwelling bacterium appears to possess a sense of touch, researchers have shown.

Prestigious endorsement for Nottingham University Business School's postgraduate programme for banking and finance

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A postgraduate degree course at Nottingham University Business School aimed at producing the next generation of financial business leaders has attracted a prestigious endorsement of its quality.

New campaign director takes the reins at The University of Nottingham

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Doug Thomson joins the University as Director of the Campaign and Alumni Relations Office.

Vice-Chancellor pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

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Professor David Greenaway says Mandela 'redefined an entire continent's role in world politics.'

Recognising exceptional achievement

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The University of Nottingham will honour the achievements of three VIP guests at this year's winter graduation ceremonies

World's happiest nation appoints University of Nottingham student as ambassador

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A University of Nottingham student has been appointed as Youth Goodwill Ambassador of Denmark.Joanna Hill is a 20 year old Law student currently studying at the University of Copenhagen as part of her degree programme.

Ethiopian Government pledges support for Nottingham scholarships

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Ethiopia's Deputy Prime Minister has pledged his continued support for a joint University of Nottingham and Ethiopian Government scholarship scheme in a visit to the campus.

Paralympians inspire new generation at Nottingham Tennis Festival

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Double Paralympic champion Peter Norfolk MBE and Nottingamshire's two-time Paralympian David Phillipson were on hand inspire the next generation of players at a Disability Tennis Festival run in partnership with The University of Nottingham on Tuesday.

University announces £60m of new initiatives with China during PM's visit

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The University of Nottingham announces £60m of new initiatives in China as part of the Prime Minister's trade mission to the country

Nottingham scores new sports facilities

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The University of Nottingham is further expanding its facilities to students and is developing two new sports pavilions worth £4.8million.

New centre sets out the future for mental health care

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A new centre of excellence is set to be launched by the Institute of Mental Health in Nottingham looking at the role that families, carers and the wider community can play in helping people living with mental health problems.

Health Education England Chief opens new School of Medicine

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The Chief Executive of Health Education England will officially open the new School of Medicine at The University of Nottingham at a special event.

£6m Rio Tinto Centre for Emergent Technologies opens at The University of Nottingham

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Rio Tinto and University launch new £6m research centre to develop next generation technologies for the mining industry

New Guangdong-Nottingham institute to train China's financial specialists

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University announces historic partnership with Guangdong University of Finance to train senior managers in China's financial sector.

Compounds in cannabis could limit stroke damage

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Chemical compounds found in cannabis may help to reduce brain damage following a stroke, new research has revealed.

Bringing the real world to the policymaking process

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A major new academic network backed by £4m in funding is to investigate what can be done to ensure key policy decisions better reflect real-world behaviour.

New evidence that 'gout' strongly runs in the family

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Researchers find new evidence that 'gout' strongly runs in the family.

Tourette Syndrome in secondary schools: the real picture

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A study has given a unique insight into the impact of Tourette Syndrome on secondary education by talking to parents, teachers and, for the first time, the young people themselves.
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