April 2014

   
   

May Fest 2014 — back and bigger than ever

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The University is opening its doors once again for its sixth annual community open day on Saturday 10 May, 11am-5pm. May Fest takes place at leafy University Park and is jam-packed with free events and activities for the entire family — and it's all free.

Developing imaging technologies to improve animal research

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Reducing the use of animals in a diverse range of preclinical research applications.

Tell-tail MRI image diagnosis for Parkinson's disease

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An image similar in shape to a Swallow's tail has been identified as a new test for Parkinson's disease.

Treatment could offer protective effect against kidney damage

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Treating patients with a hormone or administering a simple medical procedure pre-operatively could help to prevent irreversible kidney damage commonly sustained during surgery, Nottingham researchers have found.

University awarded £2.85m to develop low carbon engine technologies with Ford and Cummins

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The University has been awarded £2.85m for two major research projects for the development of new low-carbon engine technologies for Ford and Cummins.

Making sense of genetic testing for heart disease

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A new study by academics at The University of Nottingham looks at how patients respond to genetic testing for risk of coronary heart disease (CHD).

Global business leader to give lessons from the front line

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Sir Mark Moody-Stuart presents insider's view of ethics and sustainability in business.

Nottingham Potential opens its doors to the local community

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The University of Nottingham will be officially launching its third IntoUniversity centre in Hyson Green on 29 April, helping young people in the area to reach university.

An 18th century lesson for the budding musicians of today

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University musicologist's documentary airs on BBC Radio 3.

Master of high performance materials research recognised

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Recognition for technological advancement of high performance materials in the aerospace and automotive industries.

Vet student makes CBEEBIES big time

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Vet student to front a new wildlife series for the CBeebies channel

'Brain training' overcomes tics in Tourette syndrome, study finds

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New clues shed light on how children with Tourette syndrome can try to control tics.

British design and manufacture takes the lead at Student Venture Challenge

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Innovative design and manufacturing projects scoop the awards at The University of Nottingham's annual Student Venture Challenge (SVC) competition.

Stars of independent Chinese cinema to speak at Nottingham

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Two leading Chinese film directors will discuss their work, the work of their contemporaries and the state of independent film making in their home country at The University of Nottingham.

University's enterprise and innovation praised by Lord Mitchell

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University's support for young entrepreneurs praised by Labour's Enterprise Adviser.

Smart technology gives a voice to Latin American migrants

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Smartphone technology is giving a voice to an 'invisible' UK population as part of a powerful exhibition of photography celebrating the thriving and diverse Latin American community. Full story below…

Celebrations for 10th anniversary of Nottingham in China

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Celebrations have begun to mark the 10th anniversary of The University of Nottingham Ningbo China.

New marine economy academy at Ningbo campus will have a 'tremendous impact'

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New international marine economy academy launches at University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus.

Children's cancer expert backs Lord Saatchi Cancer Bill

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Pioneering children's cancer expert joins Lord Saatchi's Cancer campaign to give doctors more freedom to try new ways to treat rare and terminal cancers.

Young people with epilepsy significantly more at risk of injury

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Children and young adults with epilepsy are more likely to suffer broken bones, burns and poisonings compared to those without the neurological disorder, new research has found.

Does germ plasm accelerate evolution?

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Research published in Science challenges a long held belief about the way certain species of vertebrates evolved.

New book examines current approaches to protecting children

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A new book co-authored by an academic from The University of Nottingham, proposes a radical rethink of our approach to child protection.

Ground-breaking play focusing on dementia carers gets green light to tour

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Arts Council England has awarded Lakeside Arts Centre £186,893 to tour Inside out of Mind nationally to the widest possible audience of health care workers and the public.

Viking researchers help British Museum translate Norse culture

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PhD students uncover hidden Norse heritage in UK and Ireland.

Communicating #climatechange on Twitter

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) report published last September was the first comprehensive assessment of physical climate science in six years. As such, it was a significant event within the often contentious climate change debate. Researchers from The University of Nottingham have analysed how climate change and the report were discussed on Twitter around the time of its publication

Gospel choir hits a high note

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The University of Nottingham's Revival Gospel Choir has won the University Gospel Choir of the Year 2014

Nottingham showcase for fledgling researchers

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Research undertaken by students as part of their undergraduate degree studies is to be showcased at an international conference to be held at The University of Nottingham later this month.

Research proves two heads are better than one

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Evolution is more likely to favour parents staying together if they provide different types of care for their young, according to a new study led by a scientist at The University of Nottingham.

Nottingham students' Bricks app breaks into the app store chart

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A team of students from The University of Nottingham have broken into the app store's top 100 puzzle chart with their free app Bricks.

Nobel prize winner to speak at sell out TEDx event

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Sir Peter Mansfield is among the speakers at TEDxUoN, Jubilee Campus, Nottingham, this Sunday 6 April 2014

The teenage brain - work in progress

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European wide study investigates factors that lead to the emergence of mental health issues in adolescents

Siemens and University celebrate new partnership with 'technology day'

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The University organised a technology day with staff from Siemens to celebrate becoming a preferred partner for the industrial giant.

Creating a global business the 'people' way

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The CEO of one of the world's most successful specialist recruitment companies is to deliver a free public lecture at The University of Nottingham.

Top accolade for pioneer of regenerative medicine

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A University of Nottingham scientist who carries out pioneering work in stem cell therapy and tissue engineering has won a prestigious award in the field of regenerative medicine.

Dark Knight keeps students safe at night

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The University's Off Campus Student Affairs team recently launched a new campaign aimed at keeping students safe on nights out in the city. The message behind the campaign is really simple. Batman and Robin, fish and chips — some things just go together.
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