September 2013

   
   

New literary journal to celebrate the art of the letter

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A new literary journal being launched at The University of Nottingham is to reflect on the timeless art of letter writing — in whatever format it happens to take.

Increased funding for Nottingham's Students' Union

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The University of Nottingham has increased its grant to the Students' Union from £1.994m to just over £2.7m for the next academic year.

University and City Council establish new network to support local manufacturers

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University and City Council combine to establish best practice network for Nottingham's manufacturers.

Pop Art to Britart

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Pop Art to Britart is the first public exhibition of one of the most important collections of late-twentieth century and contemporary art in private hands.

Top-rated courses at The University of Nottingham

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Veterinary medicine and agriculture are best in the UK, according to latest league table.

Art in Your Park to transform university campus into a large-scale mixed reality gallery

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An art exhibition with a technological twist is due to open at The University of Nottingham later this week.

Bothersome tinnitus linked to neuroticism

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People with 'neurotic' tendencies are more likely to be troubled by their tinnitus, a new study involving researchers at The University of Nottingham, has found.

Pulse races ahead at University of Nottingham Innovation Park

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A Nottingham firm of construction consultants is enjoying rapid growth at The University of Nottingham's Innovation Park (UNIP).

Nottingham student wins prestigious prize for tinnitus research paper

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Research into the debilitating hearing condition tinnitus by a University of Nottingham PhD student has been recognised with a prestigious award from a national charity.

Anna Soubry MP visits the Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre

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Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry visited The University of Nottingham's Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC) on Monday September 23, where she met the scientists and clinicians working on the latest research to improve diagnosis and treatment for childhood brain tumours.

International experts gather in Nottingham to explore techniques for monitoring structural damage

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Over 190 world experts met at Nottingham to discuss innovative ways to monitor the danger of geo-hazards

A history of epidemics wins BMA book award

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Book charting history of epidemics across Britain has been named as the medical book of the year.

Codes and a medieval curse — fascinating secrets revealed in new University of Nottingham exhibition

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Codes, confidential communications and a medieval curse feature in the new Weston Gallery exhibition Secret Intelligence and Hidden Evidence. Surprising Finds in The University of Nottingham's Historic Collections.

A first for Kurdistan students

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The University of Nottingham has hosted the first event of its kind in the UK for research students from Kurdistan.

Scientists discover new biological marker for Parkinson's Disease

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Researchers in Nottingham have discovered a new biological indicator which could potentially help to track the progress of Parkinson's disease using powerful MRI scanners.

John Robinson 1960-2013

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Alumnus, honorary graduate and University benefactor has died at the age of 53.

Wildlife disease detectives meet to discuss results

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Addressing the new and emerging wildlife diseases with implications for livestock and humans across the globe

Spin-out company Molecular Profiles purchased by US-based Columbia Laboratories

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University founded spin-out business, Molecular Profiles, purchased by US pharmaceutical company for £16m.

Nottingham is part of unique social online learning experience

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Nottingham is part of FutureLearn, offering a free course on sustainability.

Tackling the problem of self-harm among children in care

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The problem of self-harm among young people in care is to be tackled as part of a new research project being led by The University of Nottingham.

Speeding up cancer diagnosis during surgery

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Prototype technique could improve the diagnosis of cancer tissue during operations.

Top accolade for innovative dementia care research

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Theatrical research on dementia care wins a THE award nomination

Selflessness can be attractive to a potential mate

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Altruistic or selfless behaviour is an attractive trait in a potential sexual partner, according to new research led by researchers from The University of Nottingham and Liverpool John Moores University.

High performing student nurses pilot first leadership academy

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The National Junior Leadership Academy (NJLA) established by The University of Nottingham has seen the first cohort of high achieving student nurses through their first residential retreat.

Chinese writer receives first honorary professorship from Nottingham's School for Contemporary Chinese Studies

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The University of Nottingham's School of Contemporary Chinese Studies has awarded its first honorary professorship to the well known Chinese writer, Xuexian (Grace) Wu.

A master class in managing global universities

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Senior university managers and leaders will gather at an international conference at The University of Nottingham Ningbo, China (UNNC) to share best practice around developing and operating campuses abroad.

Ningbo integrated circuit design students offered jobs by Sondrel

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The first group of Ningbo integrated circuit design students are all employed by Sondrel.

Researchers hit the road for BBC Radio 5 Live's Energy Day

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BBC 5 live 'Energy Day' to showcase University energy research

Book donation strengthens link with Chinese university

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China's Jilin University donates books about Chinese culture to Nottingham's School for Contemporary Chinese Studies.

Keeping people working — new study into the best use of GP 'fit notes'

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Researchers from The University of Nottingham are investigating the best way to use fit notes to facilitate a timely return to work for those with health conditions.

Nottingham students recycle to fight heart disease

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This summer the University joined forces with the British Heart Foundation in order to gather urgently needed stock for their charity shops.
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