May 2014

   
   

Inaugural Innovation Awards showcase Nottingham's world leading research

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From software designed using principles of philosophy, to plants which can fix nitrogen from the air, The University of Nottingham's inaugural Knowledge Exchange and Innovation Awards showcased the impact of University research on business and society.
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PhD students win prize with weight-saving shipping containers

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A team of university PhD researchers have won first prize in national competition, the Energy Young Entrepreneurs Scheme (Energy YES) with their idea for a cheap, light weight composite material to replace heavy steel used in the walls of shipping containers.
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University and SU to help pioneer new 'social norm' of responsible drinking

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Nottingham signs up to new Home Office and NUS responsible drinking campaign.
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Sustainability, Society and You

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'Sustainability, Society and You' is a free online course being offered by the University through FutureLearn – an online platform offering free course content from the UK's top universities.
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University of Nottingham plays vital role in strategic partnership to support collaborations with China

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The University of Nottingham represented UK universities and signed a major research agreement with China during a 'High-Level People to People Dialogue' event in Beijing.
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Global food security project wins UK and US government backing

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A new plant development and food security project, linking world-leading institutions and researchers, has won financial backing from the UK and US governments.
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Award for 'unsung' work behind the scenes in higher education

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Nottingham technician named HEA Technician of the Year across all of the STEM disciplines.
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Global accolade for finance education at Nottingham University Business School

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MSc Finance and Investment course wins recognition from CFA Institute's University Recognition Programme.
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Alstom powers up young energy researcher careers

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Alstom Power has come on board for the 2nd annual Energy Young Entrepreneurs Scheme (Energy YES), organised by The University of Nottingham's Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Network of Energy Doctoral Training Centres.
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Support for fracking drops for third time in a row with Conservatives most in favour

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In an ongoing survey carried out by The University of Nottingham, researchers have seen support for fracking fall to 49.7 per cent compared with a high of 58.2 per cent in July 2013.
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University of Nottingham regenerative medicine business in new investment deal

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New investment for University regenerative medicine spin-out business, Locate Therapeutics, has will enable it to develop its unique tissue repair technology.
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Therapeutic relationship is key to recovery from personality disorder

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Unique Rampton Hospital study reveals opinions of psychiatric patients to treatment.
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New centre to pioneer research into dementia

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Baroness Murphy and top UK dementia experts to speak at launch event.
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New festival to explore what Notts heroes and villains can teach us about 'Being Human'

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University to take part in major national festival of the humanities this autumn.
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Dermatology expert recognised for excellence in research

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Professor of Dermato-Epidemiology is among 44 leading experts recognised for excellence in research.
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Sports mad Nottingham graduate does what he loves for a living

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University of Nottingham graduate hits the big time in Singapore presenting and producing for the newly established internet radio station Red Card Sports Radio.
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Improving the quality of life — and death — for the elderly

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A public lecture dedicated to the need for nurture and openness in the care of those approaching the final days of their life is to be held at The University of Nottingham later this week.
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Nottingham hosts first UK meeting of international conference on eczema

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A prestigious international conference for researchers working to improve the treatment and prevention of eczema will meet at The University of Nottingham for its first gathering in the UK.
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£1m study to investigate the benefits of rehabilitation in brain injury-associated memory loss

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Experts in Nottingham are marking a national week aimed at raising awareness of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) by speaking about the devastating effects of memory loss commonly associated with the condition.
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School of Life Science's commitment to women's careers recognised

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The University of Nottingham's School of Life Sciences has been given the Athena SWAN silver award for the first time — part of a prestigious national scheme to recognise commitment to advancing women's careers in the STEMM subjects — science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine.
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First year student publishes monsoon study

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First year Environmental Science student has had a literature review of the Southeast Asian monsoon published.
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Research shows fourfold increase in the rate of coeliac disease in the UK

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New research from The University of Nottingham has revealed a fourfold increase in the rate of diagnosed cases of coeliac disease in the UK over the past two decades.
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Hijacking bacteria's natural defences to trap and reveal pathogens

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Scientists at The University of Nottingham and GSK Consumer Healthcare have developed a technique that could locate the potential source of an infection by hijacking the normal processes of pathogens.
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Chinese students translate fire safety for small businesses

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Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service enlist the help of bilingual students.
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Let's talk about Byron

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This year's Annual Byron Foundation Lecture – The Age of Wonder and Beyond – will explore how Romantic writers incorporated the big scientific discoveries of the time.
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Nottingham nurses scoop top awards

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Staff and students from The University of Nottingham have picked up two honours at the 2014 Student Nursing Times Awards.
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Untold stories of the First World War at University exhibition

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Stories from the First World War are being revealed for the first time at an exhibition by The University of Nottingham commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of the conflict.
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Nottingham secures £162m to support more than 1,200 doctoral studentships

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More than 1,200 PhD students will have their studies funded thanks to record levels of funding success at The University of Nottingham.
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International Islamic Finance Research Centre established

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Centre for Islamic Business and Finance Research established in Malaysia
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New China collaboration brings technology centre to Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham is to set up a new technology centre in collaboration with a leading Chinese technology firm, to develop the next generation of industrial motor drive systems.
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Are you sitting comfortably? The Smart Chair that will 'read' your mind

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Computer science and engineering combine to make a clever chair.
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Curing the 'incurable' — brain cancer doctors welcome new CRUK strategy

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A Nottingham professor is among leading cancer experts who have welcomed the announcement by Cancer Research UK that brain tumours will be a focus of their new strategy for the next five years.
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Thunder and lightning to inspire the chemists of the future

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East Midlands schoolchildren to get a taste of campus chemistry.
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Star athletes and experts speak on diversity in sport

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Experts and athletes to speak on Diversity in Sport at the University.
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Riding in support of brain tumour research

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A team of cyclists who will be riding to the four corners of Great Britain to raise money for children's brain tumour research, have visited the labs where the lifesaving research takes place.
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