April 2016

   
   

Nottingham sweeps the board at the 2016 Student Nursing Times Awards

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The University of Nottingham's School of Health Sciences has won its biggest ever number of awards at the Nursing Times Student Nurse Awards.

Fungal spores could 'hijack' human immune cells to spread infection

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Scientists have announced a major breakthrough in their understanding of how the fungus Aspergillus terreus — the cause of serious illness in humans — can move around the body, rather than remaining in the lungs as with similar fungal infections.

Children with mild attention problems 'fall behind their peers at school'

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New study calls for teachers and parents to work together to identify children with mild attention problems and help them manage their learning better in class.

Nottingham welcomes its first Deng Yaping scholars

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Three table tennis champions from China are the first recipients of a new sports scholarship at The University of Nottingham.

Award nomination for project connecting arts expertise with businesses

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A project which is helping small businesses to take advantage of academic expertise in the arts has been nominated for a national award.

New £180m fund to accelerate energy research across the Midlands Engine

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A major new fund designed to drive cutting-edge research, innovation and skills across the Midlands Engine, has been officially launched with significant backing from Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.The Chancellor set out a commitment at the Spending Review to deliver significant government investment in the Midlands across transport, energy and culture. This included £60 million to help establish a new Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) to help grow the region's high-tech, high-skilled economy.

Chernobyl 30 years on – the long term behaviour of radioactive isotopes in soils

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Investigating the long term behaviour of radioactive isotopes in soils around the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. The results will help us understand the implications of disposing of long-lived radioactive wastes underground.

Dealing with trauma, a real life account

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Dr Carolyn Mears, whose son was a survivor of the Columbine High School shootings in 1999, will be speaking at the launch of The University of Nottingham's Criminal Justice Network on Tuesday May 3.

Celebrity boost for Life Cycle 6

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The University of Nottingham's Life Cycle 6 - #BreastCancerAndMe campaign has been given a boost thanks to comedian Eddie Izzard.

It's seriously funny business - academia and comedy come together to debate the big issues

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Academics from The University of Nottingham are joining together with some of the UK's most popular stand-up comedians to debate society's topical issues in a series of shows at Nottingham Lakeside Arts.

Patient attitudes to diabetic foot ulcers have 'significant effect' on survival

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A study by health psychologists has shown that the beliefs and expectations of people with diabetic foot ulcers about their illness have a significant independent effect on their survival.

Quantifying quantum weirdness for practical purposes

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How weird can quantum effects be and can we put such weirdness to good use?

The Queen's tiniest 90th birthday message – written on a Corgi hair

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Using a beam ions scientists have etched a 90th birthday message to the Queen on a strand of hair from a Corgi dog.

University cancer detection business to float on stock exchange

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A University of Nottingham spin-out company which specialises in the early detection of lung cancer is being floated on the London Stock Exchange.

Nottingham to become national centre for dairy research

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The University of Nottingham will be taking the lead in dairy research as part of a new £27.7m national Centre of Innovation in Livestock.

VetSet2Go! Vet schools help give new vets a head start

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A new project to help vet school graduates make the transition into professional practice and a lifelong successful career has been launched by an international group of pioneering vet schools.

Hair loss in women with breast cancer can have major implications on their sense of identity

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A new study from The University of Nottingham highlights the importance of hair loss to women with breast cancer.

Interpreting the Viking Age – annual symposium sails into Nottingham

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Viking experts from across the Midlands are coming together at The University of Nottingham to present the Twelfth annual Midlands Viking Symposium.

Experts to debate Brexit at The University of Nottingham

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Experts in law, politics and economics will be debating the pros and cons of remaining in, and leaving the EU at a public debate next week.

Nottingham helps to celebrate 120 years of Higher Education in China

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The University of Nottingham has paid tribute to the achievements of one of China's oldest and most prestigious universities.

How our employment status affects our morals around money

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Becoming unemployed changes people's morals around the distribution of money, says a new study from The University of Nottingham.

Cellulitis sufferers wanted for a new research survey

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Dermatology experts at Nottingham say they need the help of people who have suffered the painful skin infection to design new research to improve treatment of the condition.

International 'Pint of Science' Festival comes to Nottingham

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More than 30 University scientists will be entertaining pub goers when the Pint of Science Festival arrives in Nottingham

Help women like Leanne, Sue and Lisa, by raising funds for #BreastCancerAndMe

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Leanne has terminal breast cancer. Today (Thursday 5 April 2016) she is one of a group of women helping to promote the University of Nottingham's Breast Cancer Research fundraising campaign. The campaign, #BreastCancerAndMe, has a £1 million fundraising target and to help achieve this the University is asking as many people as possible to join in fundraising activity- holding bake sales, charity events, sponsored walks, and bike rides.

University of Nottingham shortlisted in 2016 THELMAs

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The University of Nottingham has been shortlisted for three awards celebrating leadership and management.

Professor Kendall new Provost of University of Nottingham Malaysia

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A new Provost and CEO is set to take over at The University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNMC). Professor Graham Kendall will lead the campus, the first British University to set up in Malaysia, from August 2016.

Former Archbishop of Canterbury to give public lectures in Nottingham

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The Anglican prelate, theologian and poet, who was Archbishop of Canterbury from 2002–2012, will deliver two lectures at The University of Nottingham next week.

University of Nottingham Innovation Park and UK Space Agency combine to offer stellar support for small businesses

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Small businesses developing products and services for the space sector will be able to take advantage of a new incubation programme being run at the University of Nottingham Innovation Park (UNIP).

Have your say and help to shape future research into cystic fibrosis

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Patients with cystic fibrosis, their families and health professionals are being offered the opportunity to shape future research into the condition through the launch of a new online survey.

Male-specific hormone can influence other siblings in the uterus

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Scientists at The University of Nottingham have shown, for the first time, that a naturally occurring hormone which plays a major role in the development of the male fetus can, in the early stages of pregnancy, transfer into a 'neighbouring' fetus and potentially influence the development of female as well as male twins.

You canNut be serious

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Tubby squirrels will be put through their paces at The University of Nottingham after overindulging during the winter months.
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