July 2013

   
   

New technologies to reveal heritage of historical Nottinghamshire estate

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The hidden treasures of one of Nottinghamshire's oldest country estates are to be uncovered thanks to a fascinating new project involving academics and researchers at The University of Nottingham.

'Outstanding' Nottingham cements its place as sustainable building trailblazer

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The University has been awarded a BREEAM Outstanding rating for its Energy Technologies Building –making it the first laboratory in England to achieve this.

University spin-out business acquired by Californian bioscience giant

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PRECOS, a University spin-out company specialising in pre-clinical research and development has been sold to the Californian business, Crown Bioscience.

A new tool for brain research

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Physicists and neuroscientists from the Universities of Nottingham and Birmingham have unlocked one of the mysteries of the human brain.

£25,000 raised for Nottingham Potential

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Stuart Senior of Gleeds presented a cheque for £25,000 to The University of Nottingham to help more young people reach their academic potential.

Jubilee joins University Park in big Green Flag success for Nottingham's grounds

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The University has secured a prestigious Green Flag Award for a second site as Jubilee Campus' impressive outside space and sustainable credentials are honoured.

Ceremonial cavalry horses help research into lameness

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Horses from the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment help Nottingham vet student investigate lameness.

World changing technology may enable crops to take nitrogen from the air

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A major new technology enables crops to 'feed' themselves

Hong Kong scholarship for two Nottingham students

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Nottingham students are to sample Hong Kong life — and education — after winning the British Council Scholarship for Excellence.

Nottingham students to study at China's best universities

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Four Nottingham students have been awarded full Chinese Ministry of Education scholarships to study at some of China's best universities.

Navigating our way through solar threats

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Developing mathematical models to improve pinpoint accuracy of GNSS during periods of intense solar activity.

Nottingham University Business School in Economist's top executive MBA programmes

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Nottingham University Business School has featured in the first global ranking of executive MBA programmes produced by the Economist.

Laughing Matters — stand-up comedy social enterprise to help recovering addicts

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A new social enterprise set up by two Nottingham entrepreneurs helping people with addiction problems to recover using the power of stand-up comedy.

BBC launches User Experience Research Partnership

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Joining forces with BBC Research and Development for four year collaboration.

Investigating ADHD in children born prematurely

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Volunteers for pioneering project into links between very premature birth and attention disorders.

Tropical brainstorm for Kimberley biology students

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Learning at its absolute best, unfettered by the constraints of the classroom

Back in the saddle for stroke rehabilitation research

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A team of high profile figures from The University of Nottingham are taking on the challenge to cycle between each of the capital cities of the UK and the Republic of Ireland in aid of stroke rehabilitation research.

British public favour energy system change, study shows

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The values and factors that influence people when deciding whether to accept or reject changes to the energy system are revealed for the first time by research involving Nottingham academics.

Foraging for thought – new insights into our working memory

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Is there something compelling our attention to move on to new ideas instead of dwelling in the same spot forever?

New funding extends legal access programme to Nottingham universities

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Nottingham Universities team up to encourage students to study Law.

Charities honoured by The University of Nottingham

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Two charities are admitted to The University of Nottingham's College of Benefactors.

£23m masterpiece in the care of Nottingham alumna

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Nottingham graduate takes responsibility for £23m masterpiece.

City's Students' Unions win national Community Relations plaudit

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The Students' Unions of the city's two universities have achieved national recognition for their impact in the community.

University of Nottingham appoints new head of brewing research

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The University of Nottingham has announced a new high-profile appointment to lead its world class research into brewing science.

University art gallery's first international tour

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An exhibition organised by The University of Nottingham's Lakeside Arts Centre is to tour internationally for the first time.

Table tennis star receives honorary degree from Nottingham

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Dr Deng Yaping, China's most successful table tennis player, has received an honorary doctorate at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC).

Seven-time Oscar winner brings Hollywood to campus

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US film sound and animation legend Gary Rydstrom at the University to forge new film industry collaboration.

Taking on the UK's most deadly cancer

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Two new research projects to tackle the UK's most deadly cancer.

New Micro Waterjet Centre gives University the cutting edge

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The University has launched a new, state-of-the-art Micro Waterjet Centre, which can cut materials to an incredible level of accuracy.

Tributes paid to Professor John Wilson, 1951-2013

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Professor John Wilson, who worked in The University of Nottingham's Faculty of Engineering for the last 30 years, has died aged 62.

Tweets from beyond the grave bring Ben Jonson to life

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Scholars tweet Jonson's Walk to Scotland from newly discovered historical documents.

Learning about the healthcare of older people

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The findings of research into the healthcare of older people is being presented to members of the public at a unique conference.

Nottingham campuses are showcased in a new architectural book

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The University of Nottingham showcases its campuses in new photographic book.

Funding boost for new study into arthritis pain

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Arthritis UK support new study into arthritis pain.

The University of Nottingham grows its global network in Indonesia

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The University of Nottingham has brought together a global group of prestigious universities to Indonesia to explore the impact and benefits of transnational education.

Firbeck Primary School joins forces with University Academy

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Firbeck Primary Schooll becomes an academy and makes links with The University of Nottingham.

Insecticide causes changes in honeybee genes, research finds

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New research by academics at The University of Nottingham has shown that exposure to a neonicotinoid insecticide causes changes to the genes of the honeybee.

Biology Builders and the Scarred Liver — Nottingham's cutting-edge science showcased

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Futuristic technology to build new human organs and a diagnostic test to detect liver disease at an earlier stage, being pioneered by Nottingham academics, are to be unveiled this week at a prestigious science exhibition in London.

Major European grant for exploration of quantum matter

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A University of Nottingham physicist has won a prestigious €1.5 million European grant for a major new research project to increase our understanding of quantum matter.

Nottingham leads £18 million national power electronics research centre

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Nottingham leads £18 million national power electronics research centre.
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