February 2014

   
   

Computer game to find out how digital provenance affects decision-making

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As well as giving gamers the chance to enter an online world as a double agent and infiltrate a corrupt government, new online alternate-reality game Apocalypse of MoP also uncovers players' perceptions of provenance and how this affects their decision-making.

New research could signal progress in osteoarthritis pain relief

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Researchers from the Arthritis Research UK Pain Centre at The University of Nottingham have discovered a new way to potentially block the chronic and often debilitating pain affecting osteoarthritis sufferers.

Nottingham subjects are among the best in the world

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

From mentee to mentor

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Kirsty Meakin has been shortlisted for Most Inspiring Mentee Journey in the Brightside Trust's online mentoring awards. Kirsty joined the scheme as a mentee and is now the first member of her family to go to university, as well as mentor to others without a strong background of higher education.

A medieval perspective on Scottish independence

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University event explores Scottish question with panel of expert historians.

Powerful supercomputer to offer a glimpse of the early universe

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One of the world's most powerful supercomputers is to enable astrophysicists at The University of Nottingham to build a sophisticated simulation of the early universe.

Chinese agriculture sows seeds with Nottingham for unique partnership

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The University of Nottingham is working with China's leading agriculture university as its only UK strategic partner to develop joint research and study opportunities.

New eye layer has possible link to glaucoma

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A new layer in the human cornea — discovered by researchers at The University of Nottingham last year — could shed new light on the devastating eye disease glaucoma, research has shown.

Can we ever mend a broken heart?

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Playing cupid — stem cell scientists at The University of Nottingham are trying to mend broken hearts.

Football and osteoarthritis study kicks off

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Researchers at The University Nottingham have been awarded funding to find out why so many professional footballers develop osteoarthritis.

Sleeping out in support of homeless LGBT youth

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The University of Nottingham's LGBT Network is holding a charity sleepout at University Park on Thursday 20 February in support of young LGBT people who are homeless or living in a hostile environment.

New funding and University support for innovative energy entrepreneurs

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The University is encouraging businesses involved in developing energy efficient products to apply for a new £10m Energy Entrepreneurs fund.

Historic election songs brought back to life

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A historian working on early 19th century electoral culture has brought a series of historic election songs 'back to life'.

Cementing a partnership between Nottingham and the British Geological Survey

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Cementing a partnership between Nottingham and the British Geological Survey

Light fantastic — research to transform manufacturing technologies

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Research projects at The University of Nottingham that will explore how light can be used in innovative new manufacturing technologies have been awarded more than half a million pounds in funding.

Are we virtually there yet? Can 3D technologies improve our inflight experience?

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Smaller seating, lack of leg-room, inconsiderate passengers. Could virtual reality could change our perception of flying?

MRI to offer advances in treatment for chronic kidney disease

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Detailed structural and functional 'maps' of the human kidney made using advanced scanning technology are to be developed by scientists at The University of Nottingham.

Massive neutrinos solve a cosmological conundrum

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University physicists reveal new measurements of elementary particle previously thought to be massless.

Funding for research projects will offer step-change in patient care

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A prestigious £600,000 grant will help academics at The University of Nottingham to cross the research 'valley of death' to bring the latest advances from bench to bedside.

Protecting the health of Olympic athletes

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An academic from The University of Nottingham is going to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi to carry out research that will help protect elite athletes from injury and illness.

Flu, 50% of at risk patients are still not vaccinated

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The challenges and innovative thinking required to get all at risk patients vaccinated for flu.
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