November 2014

   
   

Times Higher accolade for Nottingham research

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The University of Nottingham has won 'Research Project of the Year' at the Times Higher Education Awards 2014.
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National survey to shape the future of hearing loss research

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Hearing loss researchers are appealing for people with mild to moderate hearing problems to take part in a UK-wide survey to help the future of research into this common condition.
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Submerged sites, ancient glass and feathered dinosaurs: New collaborations with museums in China

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Academics from UK and China campuses have met with personnel from science and cultural institutions in China to explore new research collaborations.
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New Director for Institute of Hearing Research

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A new Director has been appointed to run the Medical Research Council's Institute of Hearing Research (IHR) at The University of Nottingham.
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Atoms colder than outer space are the key to futuristic nano-sensors

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Experts at The University of Nottingham have secured a £6 million grant to build a research facility to prototype a new generation of tiny nano-sensors.
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Nottingham is among big winners in funding grants

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The University of Nottingham is one of 10 institutions in the UK to have received the most funding from the research councils.
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Study highlights under 5s at risk from broken bones

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New information could inform health and social care interventions in target families.
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University Asian business specialist receives Mulan award

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The Asia Business Centre's Min Rose has received a commendation for her 'Contribution to Public Services and the Community'.
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Primary care research in Nottingham shares £30m funding boost

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£30m in additional research funding for Primary Care research and training
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Minister encouraged by University enterprise and innovation

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Greg Clark, MP, Minister for Universities, Science and Cities recently visited the University of Nottingham Innovation Park (UNIP) to see how it is commercialising technologies and supporting small businesses and student enterprises.
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Pedal power raises £750,000

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The most successful University of Nottingham Life Cycle event has smashed its original fundraising target to reach a staggering £750,000 for Children's Brain Tumour Research.
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Putting an end to modern slavery

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Unearthing the details of past antislavery strategies and translating their lessons into tools for policy makers and civil society.
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University of Nottingham honours brightest international students

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More than 400 students have been awarded competitive international scholarships to study at The University of Nottingham for the 2014/15 academic year.
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International students rate The University of Nottingham as outstanding

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The University of Nottingham has been ranked amongst the top universities in the UK for international student experience. Nottingham enters the league table at number two in the International Student Satisfaction Awards 2014 and is one of only five UK universities to receive a rating of 'outstanding'.
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'Smart' drugs won't make smart people smarter

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Healthy students could find their performance impaired by 'smart drugs'.
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Why did the chicken cross the globe? (and why should we care?)

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Why on earth should we care about chickens? They are comical, stupid and their only purpose is to provide us with meat and eggs, right?
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Nottingham academic to deliver public talk on the First World War

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A University of Nottingham trauma expert is to introduce a classic war film at a free public screening to commemorate the centenary year of the outbreak of the First World War.
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Knighthood for VC at Buckingham Palace

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Professor Sir David Greenaway, the Vice-Chancellor of The University of Nottingham, today received his knighthood from Her Majesty the Queen.
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Payday loan firms risk "annihilation", says report author

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A Nottingham academic has authored a report that has promoted the the introduction of a cap on the cost of payday loans has warned lenders face "annihilation" if they do not change their ways.
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Sports stars of the future given funding boost

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Four University of Nottingham student athletes have been awarded the University's first disability sport scholarships, aimed at supporting their athletic development whilst completing their studies.
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Festival to bring Notts heroes and villains back to life

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Famous characters and key moments from the rich history of Nottinghamshire are being celebrated in the Being Human festival which showcases the University's arts and humanities research.
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Molecular breakthrough could halt the spread of prostate cancer

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Research involving Nottingham academics has shown that a signal protein that plays a crucial role in controlling the growth of blood vessels could be used to suppress tumours in prostate cancer.
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Online success for Nottingham programming course

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A computer science course from The University of Nottingham has been turned into a hugely popular online course attracting more than 30,000 participants.
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Prison and probation risk assessment tool is not effective in judging re offending

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A psychological risk assessment tool used by prisons and the probation service (NOMS) is not effective when evaluating the future risk of convicted male sex offenders.
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Vice Chancellor to receive his knighthood at Buckingham Palace

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Professor Sir David Greenaway is to receive his knighthood at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday 11 November.
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Engineers develop an early warning system to make fracking safer

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New technology developed by researchers at The University of Nottingham could offer an early warning system to signpost any potential risks to land stability associated with fracking.
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Research could offer new hope for patients with cardiovascular disease

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A protein that controls the growth of new blood vessels could potentially reduce the effects of cardiovascular disease in patients' legs.
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