October 2013

   
   

Trawling for memories and responses to extreme weather events

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Piecing together our responses to major weather events.

New internet resources are the best bet for vets

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Academics at The University of Nottingham have launched two free internet resources for vets.

Life, but not as we know it

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A rudimentary form of life that is found in some of the harshest environments on earth is able to sidestep normal replication processes and reproduce by the back door, researchers at The University of Nottingham have found.

Nottingham extends Brazilian links with GSK

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The University of Nottingham is collaborating with industry and research partners in a new centre in Brazil to develop greener drugs.

University of Nottingham engineer awarded £80k Fellowship for groundbreaking laser ultrasonics research

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Jethro Coulson, a PhD student at The University of Nottingham, has been awarded an £80k Industrial Fellowship for groundbreaking laser ultrasonics research.

New satellite innovations project to place East Midlands at the heart of the space sector

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A new project led by The University of Nottingham is aiming to place innovation from the East Midlands at the forefront of the international space industries.

Researchers identify seven types of breast cancer for more accurate prognosis

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A study by researchers in Nottingham has identified seven distinct types of breast cancer, a discovery which could lead to new and improved prognostic tests for patients with the disease.

Experts search for the perfect mix of diet and exercise to beat diabetes

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Scientists at The University of Nottingham are looking for volunteers for a new study which aims to find the right lifestyle to help prevent Type 2 diabetes.

Call for young and working-age people with diabetes to go for vital eye checks

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Public health researchers from The University of Nottingham are calling for more young and working-age people with diabetes to go for regular free eye checks which could save their sight in the long term.

Experts to ask 'What is Robin Hood?' at public event

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English folklore's most elusive outlaw under the spotlight at University seminar.

Researchers to develop more realistic models of drug and nanoparticle uptake

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New research could offer a reliable alternative to animal testing for better drug and nanoparticle delivery.

Beautiful coding — new University project develops next generation of QR codes

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A new innovation from The University of Nottingham is promising to transform the way we digitally interact with new products and services by developing the next generation of easier-on-the-eye QR codes.

Transforming mental healthcare through digital technology

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A national symposium will unveil how the face of mental healthcare is being transformed by technology

Shanghai event celebrates University's Chinese success

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Representatives from business, government and higher education attended an event at Shanghai to celebrate the University's links with China.

Tomorrow's technologies showcased at innovation event

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New inventions from East Midlands universities were brought together at an Innovation Fellowships Expo at the University's Innovation Park.

Work begins on the UK's first 'green' laboratory

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Construction has begun on the new £20million GlaxoSmithKline Carbon Neutral Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry at The University of Nottingham.

Concept house showcases fuel poverty technology

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Concept house showcasing fuel poverty technology joins Green Close.

New funding will aid Nottingham-China collaboration

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Scientists from Nottingham and China are joining forces to look at ways of developing new fuels and chemicals that won't affect food production.

Exciting new partnership for the Nottingham University Samworth Academy

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Partnership with Torch Academy Gateway Trust is announced.

Midlands Universities partnership to train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

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The Midlands is set to become a centre of excellence for a new generation of highly-skilled arts and humanities researchers, thanks to a multimillion pound partnership between six of the region's universities.

University awarded prestigious award for promoting women in science

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Hearing experts at The University of Nottingham have been recognised for their work to support and advance the careers of women in science with a national award.

Honouring a 20-year relationship with the Bolshaks

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The University of Nottingham is celebrating its affiliation with the Bolashak Scholarship Scheme as it commemorates its 20th year.

Nottingham recognised for promoting Portuguese language and Brazilian culture

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The University Of Nottingham's department of Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies has won a special award at the Brazilian International Press Awards.

Small business champion Lord Young visits Nottingham University Business School

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Prime Minister's 'enterprise guru' to see cutting edge business education at Nottingham.

Innovative hearing aid study in running for prestigious award

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A research project investigating whether self-help videos could overcome the main barriers to hearing aid use has been shortlisted for a prestigious NHS award.

Parkinson's study receives funding from The Michael J. Fox Foundation

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New research by a Nottingham academic linking the neurodegenerative disease Parkinson's to changes in a protein in brain mitochondria is to receive support from a prestigious US funding agency.

Re-writing the research on the treatment of infection

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A major breakthrough in the search for alternatives to antibiotics and the treatment of infection.

Landmark 3D printing exhibition showcases University research

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World-leading research at The University of Nottingham is a highlight of 3D: printing the future, a landmark exhibition at London's Science Museum about additive manufacturing or 3D printing, a technology that is transforming industry. Full story below…

Sports business finds winning formula at University Innovation Park

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Rapid expansion for gap year company, Sport Lived, at University's Innovation Park.

Doctors feel powerless against rise of "McMedicine", says study

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The growing "McDonaldisation" of healthcare in the UK is leaving many doctors with "an underlying sense of powerlessness", new research has warned.

Nottingham and Birmingham expand ties with Brazil in latest visit

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Vice-Chancellors aim to further develop engagement with Brazil.

IVF procedure can increase clinical pregnancy by 20 per cent

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A procedure called endometrial scratching significantly improves the clinical pregnancy rate — including the numbers of babies born — when performed just once in women who are undergoing assisted reproductive treatment, a study involving a University of Nottingham researcher has found.

Shale gas loses support following Balcombe protests

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Balcombe protests may have had a negative impact on perceptions of fracking.

Black History Month at The University of Nottingham

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A former Black Panther will discuss 1960s and 70s activism at a prestigious public lecture in October — part of a programme of events marking Black History Month at The University of Nottingham.

What makes us left or right handed? New study rules out strong genetic factors

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What is it that makes us left or right handed? New research from The University of Nottingham rules out a 'strong genetic determinant'.
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