March 2013

   
   

Nottingham signs agreement with Fusion IP around £20 million spin-out fund

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The University has signed an agreement with Fusion IP plc, which will allow the company to invest in the University's emergent spin-out companies.

New chief financial officer appointed

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New Chief Financial Officer played key roles in Nottingham based businesses.

Sir Andrew Witty makes his first official trip to The University of Nottingham's Malaysia Campus

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Sir Andrew Witty makes his first official trip to The University of Nottingham's Malaysia Campus

Unilever signs strategic research agreement with University

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Unilever has signed a strategic framework agreement with The University of Nottingham which will see the University undertaking research in a range of areas for the consumer goods business.

Consortium plays host to British Election Study

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University Consortium will study long-term political change in British politics

Graduate careers in safe hands

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The University of Nottingham has hired 22 new members of staff as part of a £1million project to help students land their dream job upon graduation

Nottingham-Australia collaboration on environmental conservation of the future

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How computer science at The University of Nottingham is helping to pioneer new ways of protecting the natural environment in Western Australia.

Technology transfer team praised for £12m impact

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The University's technology transfer team were congratulated by the BBSRC for the impact of their work in commercialising technologies arising from clostridia research.

Distinct biology of breast cancer in older women

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Early operable breast cancer in older women has distinct biological differences to breast cancer in the under 70s.

Personality clue to 'wind turbine syndrome'

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New research finds no link between small and micro wind turbine noise and reports of ill health.

Budding entrepreneurs impress in Dragons' Den style challenge

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Some great money-making ideas came out at The University of Nottingham's annual Student Venture Challenge.

University of Nottingham students steal the show

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The University of Nottingham will again take centre stage at the National Student Drama Festival, after being chosen to put on three of the 11 productions being shown

Operation Gorilla

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Vet school surgeon transforms the life of orphaned gorilla.

Nottingham leads £2.6m international clinical trial into new stroke treatment

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Scientists in Nottingham are leading an international study to investigate the effectiveness of a new treatment on a devastating type of stroke.

New NHS advice showcases University research

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Pioneering research by a world-leading team of University of Nottingham academics in the prevention of accidents involving children and young teenagers is being showcased to health and social care professionals.

Students encouraged to be 'berry' nice neighbours

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Students at The University of Nottingham are being encouraged to invite their neighbours around for tea, as part of a campaign to further improve their relationship with the local community.

Viking poetry of love and war

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New book reveals surprising extent of wit and drama in Viking literary culture.

Local businesses take up the growth challenge

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Over 80 small and medium sized businesses from across the city came to the University of Nottingham Innovation Park to find out more about the new business support programme - Growth 100.

Innovative support programme improves employment prospects for people with mental health problems

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An innovative support programme has helped to significantly transform the employment prospects of people in Nottinghamshire with a severe mental illness.

Punishment can enhance performance, Nottingham academics find

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A study led by researchers from the University, published recently in the Journal of Neuroscience, has shown that punishment can act as a performance enhancer in a similar way to monetary reward.

Sir Andrew Witty is officially installed as Chancellor of The University of Nottingham

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Sir Andrew Witty is officially installed as the seventh Chancellor of The University of Nottingham .

Architecture students get their hands dirty to boost rural South African village

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Nottingham architecture students are heading to rural South Africa to turn their sketches, plans and 3D models into reality — and they're providing a deprived village with an educational facility in the process.

Nottingham student wins national engineering award

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University of Nottingham student Danielius Samsonas has been announced as the winner of the prestigious Sir William Siemens Medal, presented annually to outstanding engineering students.

Nottingham further enhances sporting pedigree

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Four teams from have made it through to the BUCS Championship Finals, as Nottingham looks to follow Olympic success, by finishing in the UK's top ten sporting universities for another year.

Fertilisers could help tackle nutritional deficiency in African country, researchers say

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Enriching crops by adding a naturally-occurring soil mineral to fertilisers could potentially help to reduce disease and premature death in the African country of Malawi, researchers have said.

Research calls for stricter controls on tobacco on TV

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UK children exposed to millions of tobacco images and messages on primetime TV.

Nottingham professor wins the Rolls-Royce best patent award

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Professor Dragos Axinte wins the Rolls-Royce Best Patent award for a miniature control device system which enables in-situ repairs to be made in aircraft.

Installation of the new Chancellor of The University of Nottingham

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Sir Andrew Witty to be officially installed as the seventh Chancellor of The University of Nottingham.

Lessons from a £1bn fraud whistleblower

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Former global CEO of Olympus to speak on whistleblowing at University event.

University and National Trust partnership to promote Britain's wild venison

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Archaeologists team up with National Trust to promote Britain's wild deer as a cheap, healthy and sustainable food.

How do young Latin American women adapt to living in the UK? A new exhibition investigates

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A photographic exhibition in response to the growing number of Latin American women in London — and the challenges they face — is coming to Nottingham's The New Art Exchange.

Come on over and pick our brains

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University holds brain-related community open event

CMO Dame Sally Davies to see medical innovation on her visit to Nottingham

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Professor Dame Sally C Davies, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Department of Health, will be in Nottingham on Thursday March 7 to see how government funding is supporting biomedical research in the city.

Hollywood visual effects producer endorses new film course

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A leading Hollywood visual effects producer says a new and unique film course at the University will fill a gap in the market for training in the competitive world of the film and television business.

Human Rights and Democracy: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

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Against a backdrop of the Arab Spring and global financial insecurity, students at The University of Nottingham are set to host their 14th annual Human Rights Conference.
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