May 2013

   
   

University licenses revolutionary baking technology to Tate & Lyle

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Eminate signs new licensing deal with Tate & Lyle for revolutionary sodium bicarbonate technology.

International student competition to promote 'friendship through sport'

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This summer more than 200 students from The University of Nottingham's UK, China and Malaysia campuses are set to participate in a unique international sporting competition.

Work begins on £5.6m Romax building at University's Innovation Park

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Work has begun on a new £5.6m building for Romax at the University of Nottingham Innovation Park.

110 miles in memory of Alfi

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Seven friends will be setting off on a five day walk from York to Bardon to raise money and awareness for The Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre in Nottingham.

'Junk DNA' plays active role in cancer progression, researchers find

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Scientists at The University of Nottingham have found that a genetic rogue element produced by sequences until recently considered 'junk DNA' could promote cancer progression.

Vets in the community

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The University of Nottingham is set to establish a student-led veterinary clinic to deliver health care to pets of homeless people living in the city.

How the EU could help more children survive cancer

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Children's cancer expert campaigns for changes to EU clinical trials rules to make it easier for doctors to pioneer new treatments.

GPS, camera traps and dung expose the secret life of endangered elephants

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Developing a long term strategy to imitigate the growing problem of human-elephant conflict

The Smiler showcases university Thrill Laboratory's secret weapon

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A new secret weapon in thrill-seeking designed by a University of Nottingham research team has been tested out on the world's loopiest rollercoaster which opens at Alton Towers later this week.

Gold for Nottingham at Chelsea

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Nottingham academics have won a Gold Medal at this year's RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Targeting the X-factor to tackle cardiovascular disease

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New research at The University of Nottingham aimed at preventing harmful blood clots associated with heart disease and stroke has received a major funding boost from the British Heart Foundation.

New Nottingham degree will get aspiring accountants off to a Flying Start

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A prestigious new degree programme that offers undergraduates a sought-after accountancy qualification and an accelerated route into employment is being launched at Nottingham University Business School.

Energy researchers say YES to entrepreneurial skills initiative

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The University of Nottingham Institute for Enterprise and Innovation (UNIEI) and the Network of Energy Doctoral Training Centres is giving young energy researchers the chance to sharpen their business skills in a new competition.

Epic student cycle for Water

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Two final year students at The University of Nottingham are set to celebrate the end of their exams by taking on an incredible challenge in support of charity Water.

All the world's a stage... the drama entertainment of the future?

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University researchers create new kind of theatrical experience.

England's Chief Nurse to open new £4.5 million School of Health Sciences

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England's Chief Nurse officially opens £4.5 million School of Health Sciences.

Chairwoman of Chinese pharmaceutical giant receives honorary professorship

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One of China's leading business women, Madam Chen Jisheng, has been made an honorary professor of the University.

New QResearch tool to improve stroke treatment

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University of Nottingham researchers have developed a new predictive tool to help GPs identify and treat patients at risk of stroke.

University of Nottingham launches Deng Yaping sports scholarships

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Sports scholarship scheme launched for talented Chinese students

University of Nottingham joins UK Electronics Skills Foundation

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University working to help more talented young people get into the electronics industry.

100 years of Sons and Lovers

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Guest lecture to celebrate the centenary of the first UK publication of DH Lawrence's most autobiographical novel.

Project to explore the social history of Nottingham's green 'lungs'

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The social history of Nottingham's 'green lungs' is to be explored as part of a new research project being led by the University of Nottingham.

Tributes paid to leading engineer, Professor Nabil Gindy

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Professor Gindy, who played a leading role at the University of Nottingham for two decades, has died at the age of 62.

A better way to prevent child abuse

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Research shows £10 million Government scheme which engages community nurses to safeguard children will only tackle around 10% of families involved in abuse and neglect.

Helping children to reach their potential

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Sir Steve Redgrave supports Nottingham Potential.

Clinical Oncology team win national award

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A research team in Clinical Oncology at The University of Nottingham has been awarded 'Research Team of the Year 2012' by Breast Cancer Campaign.

What plants will you eat in the Future? A showcase at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

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Global Food Security is the focus of RHS Chelsea exhibit from Nottingham

Cambo Chained: Coalition's backbench MPs set for rebellion record

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The level of dissent on the Government's backbenches has fallen, say Nottingham researchers, but is still on course to hand this Parliament the record for rebellions by MPs.

Dr Ron Haylock 1944 – 2013

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One of the University's closest friends and supporters, Dr Ron Haylock, has died aged 68.

Nottingham sets sights on China's 'new' Hollywood for collaboration

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Experts explore international collaborations with China's film and television industries

Supporting engineers of the future

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Partnership with Caterpillar to support engineers of the future.

Nottingham is 'plum happy' as The Orchard picks up award

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The Orchard Hotel picks up RICS award.

Eminate awarded US patent for University salt reduction technology

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Eminate, a wholly owned subsidiary of The University of Nottingham has been granted a US patent for its Soda Lo low salt technology, which is licensed to Tate & Lyle.

Toddlers from socially-deprived homes most at risk of scalds, study finds

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Toddlers living in socially-deprived areas are at the greatest risk of suffering a scald in the home, researchers at The University of Nottingham have found.

Dredging up a new history of transport and trade on the Trent

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Historians from The University of Nottingham are teaming up with local history societies, libraries and museums in Nottinghamshire to draw up a new history of the river Trent.

May Fest returns to University Park

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May Fest, the University's free community open day, returns to University Park on Saturday 18 May 11am-5.30pm.

Flying High in global rankings

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The University of Nottingham features among the best in the world in a new ranking of individual subjects.

Another 'trophy' for the chemistry cabinet

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The search for cleaner, low temperature nuclear fuels produces shock result for chemists.

Putting the humanity back into healthcare

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An innovative study led by The University of Nottingham is to investigate whether arts and humanities can help improve the mental health and well-being of patients and carers alike.

University partners with Sony to find cure for 'lazy eye'

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Sony combines with researchers at the University and Nottingham University Hospitals Trust, to develop computer games to help cure 'Lazy Eye' in children, through the I-BiT project.

New business generation gets set for a growth boost

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26 business people from across Nottingham have started on Growth 100 - a special programme delivered by Nottingham University Business School, designed to help their businesses to grow.

Staying on the meds: involving young patients in the treatment for their chronic illnesses

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Researchers at The University of Nottingham have examined why large numbers of children and young people sometimes don't take their medication.

Windows on War – new online exhibition features the stunning images and stories behind Soviet propaganda posters

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A stunning online exhibition featuring Soviet propaganda posters from World War II has been launched by The University of Nottingham.

Living the 'Dream' - University computer scientist at the BBC

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Academic goes behind the scenes at the BBC to create new viewer experiences.

Keeping our legs free from the pain of cellulitis

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Low dose penicillin twice a day for a year can reduce the number of repeat episodes of leg cellulitis.

Sanitation app wins World Bank competition

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App designed to give people the power to report poor sanitation wins ticket to Silicon Valley.

University of Nottingham recognised for commitment to promoting women in science

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The University of Nottingham has been awarded a Silver Athena Scientific Women's Advancement Network (SWAN) Award.
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