June 2013

   
   

Top physics medals for University scientists

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Institute of Physics awards for ground-breaking research and impact in theoretical and nanoscale physics.

"Encourage collaboration and leverage international expertise" to achieve 2020 Vision

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Leading experts in international education have told how building international research capacity is key to achieving Malaysia's ambitious 2020 economic vision.

Nottingham academics receive coveted national gong

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Academics from The University of Nottingham receive National Teaching Fellowships

Friendship is the winner at international sporting event

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Students from The University of Nottingham's UK, China and Malaysia campuses have come together in a week-long festival of sport at the fifth annual Tri Campus Games.

Honouring a host of Olympic heroes

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The University of Nottingham honours a host of Olympic heroes

Recruiting research participants just got easier

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One of the big difficulties researchers face is recruiting participants for their research. That's why three PhD students from The University of Nottingham have launched a new website – callforparticipants.com – to make the process more streamlined and efficient.

Nottingham opens its doors to young carers

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The University of Nottingham hosts open day for young carers.

Acclaim for international strategy at The University of Nottingham

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Times Higher Education Leadership and Management award for the Asia Business Centre.

Antibiotics may increase eczema risk in children, study reveals

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Use of antibiotics in early life may increase the risk of developing eczema.

Viking DNA expert leads longboat raid in Norway

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University Professor heads up team of rowers for the largest replica Viking longship ever built.

Why our prehistoric, parasitic 'jumping' genes don't send us into meltdown

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Researchers solve a long-standing scientific mystery by explaining why a set of prehistoric, parasitic 'jumping' genes found in most living organisms don't ultimately kill off their hosts.

Snail trail reveals ancient human migration

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Geneticists from The University of Nottingham have used snails to uncover evidence of an ancient human migration from the Pyrenean region of France to Ireland.

New Head of Access and Communities appointed

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New appointment for The University of Nottingham

New project aims to get stroke survivors in Nottingham back to work

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A pilot project being led by researchers at The University of Nottingham is aiming to assist more stroke survivors to return to work.

University wins national Impact Award for commercialising low salt technology

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The University won the prestigious 2013 national Achieving Impact award at the Praxis Unico national conference for its commercialisation of the low salt product, Soda-Lo.

UNMC's Ben poised to become next Blue Peter presenter

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It has to be one of the UK's most prized TV presenting jobs, and a student from the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) is in the frame to become the next Blue Peter presenter.

Business School celebrates EQUIS success

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Nottingham University Business School in the UK, China and Malaysia has secured a prestigious second term as part of a world-leading elite in the field of business education.

Honours for University of Nottingham staff

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Professor Nick Miles and Melanie Futer recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Talk by Richard III archaeologist will mark 25 years of medieval research in Nottingham

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Free public lecture - 'Discovering the last Plantagenet'.

Smart TV for the 'third age'

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Next generation of smart TVs could be a way of closing the digital divide between the younger and older generations.

A bright IDEA to improve dementia care

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A new free to use website has been launched at The University of Nottingham to improve care for people with dementia.

Brain tumour awareness campaign announces further success two years after launch

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The time it takes doctors to diagnose a brain tumour in children and young people has fallen for a second year in a row, two years after the launch of a national awareness campaign involving experts at The University of Nottingham.

New sculpture to be officially unveiled on University campus

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A new sculpture commissioned to mark the opening of the Institute of Mental Health building, on The University of Nottingham's Jubilee Campus, is set to be officially unveiled this week.

Businesses at the cutting edge at Lakeside

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Local business people enjoyed a special viewing of The First Cut exhibition at Lakeside.

Radio 4 documentary explores our fascination with it all going wrong in British politics

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Professor Steven Fielding's new documentary Very British Dystopias airs on BBC Radio 4 on Saturday 15 June at 8pm.

21 years of safeguarding — national charity celebrates anniversary

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This month one of the UK's leading safeguarding charities, the Ann Craft Trust, celebrates 21 years of being at the forefront of research and training in working with disabled children and vulnerable adults.

Scientists discover new layer of the human cornea

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Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered a previously undetected layer in the cornea, the clear window at the front of the human eye.

Nottingham Digestive Diseases Biomedical Research Unit Open Day

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A Nottingham research unit specialising in furthering our knowledge of digestive diseases is to open its doors to the general public later this week.

Brace for impact - is flying riskier than we thought?

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Aviation near-misses could be more common than we think, says University of Nottingham expert in a new Channel 4 series, Terror in the Skies.

Student volunteers thanked for helping worthy causes

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Almost 4,000 students at The University of Nottingham are among those who have been thanked for the time and effort they have given to worthy causes this year, during Volunteering Week 2013.

New national research centre to reduce sport injury risk

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A new £3m research centre aims to reduce the impact of sports injuries.

Midlands Energy Graduates win prize for eco-friendly fridge coolant technology

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Midlands Energy Graduates researchers win top prize in national energy competition.

Prestigious award recognises Nottingham professor's outstanding contribution

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A University of Nottingham academic has been honoured with a prestigious award in recognition of his research and expertise in satellite navigation technology.

Science video by Everest trekkers is University's latest YouTube hit

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A video of an experiment conducted by Sherpas on a trek to Everest base camp is the latest hit for University film-makers, whose series of quirky science films have attracted millions of YouTube viewers.
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