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January 2013

   
   

Santander offers grants to help small businesses take on Nottingham students

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Santander is offering grants of £1500 to enable 10 small local businesses to take on University of Nottingham interns for 12 weeks.

Nottingham to enter partnership with top Swedish university

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The University of Nottingham is to enter its first large-scale European partnership with world-class Swedish institution Lund University for research collaboration, student exchanges and joint degrees.

Love Your Stuff

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Students from The University of Nottingham are to brave the winter weather in order to help police spread crime-prevention advice during the Dunkirk Week of Action

Business School baker's recipe for success

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Recession — what recession? Armed with the knowledge gained during his MBA at Nottingham University Business School, Julian Anthoney and has wife Jelena have set up their own artisan bakery business.

Spreading the classical music bug to boost school achievement

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University music students to mentor inner city primary schoolchildren in Venezuelan-style music project.

University lecturer and student win national midwifery awards

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Double awards for midwife teacher and midwife student for pioneering educational module.

Veterinary students to benefit from online museum

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Students at The University of Nottingham are now benefiting from a state of the art online veterinary anatomy, histology and pathology elearning museum thanks to the generosity of past students

Nottingham expertise in major European drug discovery partnership

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Scientists from Nottingham are part of a major European-wide project aimed at developing the next generation of medicines that are more effective and longer lasting.

University lecturer shortlisted for national midwifery education award

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A University of Nottingham lecturer who has led an innovative work-based education programme for midwives has been nominated for a national award.

Tiny fossils hold answers to big questions on climate change

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A new study reveals a unique 12,000 year record of marine algae fossils that may hold clues about past climate change.

Making Science Public

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Launch of the Leverhulme research programme Making Science Public.

Exercise can slow onset of Alzheimer's memory loss — scientists identify link

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Keeping active can slow down the progression of memory loss in people with Alzheimer's disease, a study has shown.

Valuing nature is not enough

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Is it possible to put a price tag on the natural world? A Nottingham researcher has been examining the rise of a new concept to describe the multitude of resources supplied to us by Mother Nature.

How is influenza transmitted between people?

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Major new study will further uncover how influenza virus is transmitted between people.

Inspirational student mentors recognised

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Two students from The University of Nottingham have been recognised at the Brightside Student Mentor of the Year awards, after helping young people to make the transition from school to University.

Schmallenberg virus, a 'grim' picture for 2013

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Schmallenberg Virus — which causes deformities and neurological defects in unborn lambs and calves — has made a 'grim' return.

Nottingham hosts conference on the Quran

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Scholars from around the globe are to travel to Nottingham for an international colloquium dedicated to the Quran, the Muslim Scripture.

Student set charity fundraising record

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Students at The University of Nottingham raised a record breaking £1.6 million for good causes in 2012.

New pharmacy degree eases visa headache for international students

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A new pharmacy degree to be launched by The University of Nottingham in September 2013 will make it easier for talented international students to qualify in the UK.

Nottingham is a top target for graduate employers

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The UK's top employers choose The University of Nottingham graduates.

Top two finish for Nottingham in 'green campus' rankings

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The University of Nottingham is in the top two for the third consecutive year in a list of the world's most sustainable universities.

More opportunities for UNNC students to study abroad

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Students at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) will have even more opportunities to study abroad, after the University announced partnerships with seven new institutions.

University offers high growth programme for businesses

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Free support programme launches for businesses with high growth potential

Tough limits on global greenhouse gas emissions could reduce some climate change damage by two-thirds

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Tough limits on global greenhouse gas emissions could reduce some climate change damage by two-thirds

The secret sex life of the penicillin-producing fungus could make it more productive

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New and more effective strains of the fungus used to produce penicillin could be developed after scientists unearth its secret sex life

University's geospatial centre awarded international joint research status by China

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University's Sino-UK geospatial centre awarded international research status by China

IUD best treatment for heavy periods, major trial shows

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The findings of the Eclipse trial are published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine.

How does your garden glow?

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Nature's ability to create iridescent flowers has been recreated by mathematicians.

DNA — updated book credits Nottingham's role in scientific breakthrough of the century

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The crucial work of Nottingham researchers in one of the greatest scientific breakthroughs of the 20th-century has been officially recognised for the first time.

Geography at Nottingham set to widen local students' horizons

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The University of Nottingham is teaming up with sixth form institutions across the city to secure the future of, and enthusiasm for Geography within the region.

New website to unite cystic fibrosis patients and researchers

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People with cystic fibrosis (CF) will be able to access the latest research findings about their condition, volunteer for clinical trials and influence the direction of future scientific studies thanks to a new website.

New Year Honours for Research and Diversity

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Nottingham academics receive royal recognition.
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