January 2016

   
   

New Study Reveals Who Uses Community Pharmacy for Flu Vaccinations

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To further understand the profile of people accessing the flu vaccination services in community pharmacies, a new study has revealed an interesting series of insights.

Learn, question and enjoy – celebrate LGBT History Month with The University of Nottingham

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February is LGBT History Month, and The University of Nottingham is taking the opportunity to celebrate LGBT culture with the local community by hosting academic lectures, discussions, film screenings and much more.

#AnalyzeMyData campaign looks at the way personal data is being used

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#AnalyzeMyData - Twitter based campaign to look at the way personal digital data is being used and analysed by companies, government, third-sector organisations and academics.

£1.7m project will pave the way for smarter cities and driverless cars

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i-Motors – a new Innovate UK-funded project - intends to provide the infrastructure to standardise the way in which connected and driverless cars talk to one another and to other machines, and how data is stored and processed. The intention is to, one day, use this data to reduce gridlock and fatalities on the road, increase green schemes such as car-pooling, and ultimately lead to smarter cities.

The University of Nottingham receives 'outstanding' rating for its Teach First programme

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The University of Nottingham's School of Education has again been rated 'Outstanding' for its Teach First programme by Ofsted.

Genocide survivor to give talk at The University of Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham is welcoming Rwandan sociologist, psychotherapist and survivor of the 1994 genocide, Esther Mujawayo, to give a talk about her experiences.

Award for work on tackling 'hidden hunger'

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Crop nutrition expert recognised for work in tackling 'hidden hunger' - work that has been led in the UK by The University of Nottingham and the British Geological Survey.

Hollywood filmmaker jets into Nottingham

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One of the most successful and legendary figures in the screen industry, Walter Murch, is to give a talk at The University of Nottingham

Nottingham to become Paget's Disease Centre of Excellence

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Nottingham is to be officially recognised for its expertise in treating and researching Paget's disease, the second most common bone condition in the UK.

Sir Vince Cable is made an Honorary Professor at The University of Nottingham

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Sir Vince Cable is made an Honorary Professor at The University of Nottingham

Innovative tool to revolutionise building airtightness test

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The University of Nottingham has developed a novel and easy-to-use test for measuring the airtightness of buildings in order to help eliminate draughts, improve energy efficiency and reduce heating bills.

Top employers target Nottingham for graduates

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The University of Nottingham remains one of the top choices for graduate recruitment among UK employers, a new report has shown.

Meet the scientists and archaeologists making ancient rock art into 3D reality

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A public exhibition on Monday 18 January will give people first-hand experience of new 3D technologies that have enabled archaeologists to breathe life and meaning into images etched into rock thousands of years ago.

UK teens heavily exposed to alcohol and tobacco images in YouTube music videos

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YouTube music videos deliver billions of impressions of smoking and drinking in one year according to a new study by the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies.

First all-antiferromagnetic memory device could get digital data storage in a spin

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Research shows how the 'magnetic spins' of antiferromagnets can be controlled to make a completely different form of digital memory. This could make our devices smaller, faster, more robust and more energy efficient.

Help the scientists find out why you sound like your parents

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Researchers need you to submit a voice sample online to find out if aspects of the human voice are passed down through our genes.

Hitting the 'cellular sweet spot' — new delivery system for regenerative therapies

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Perfecting the delivery of targeted treatments for regenerative medicine.

Major study to test exercise based therapy in early dementia

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Nottingham team to carry out £2.8m trial to see if exercise therapy can prevent falls in people with early dementia and delay progress of symptoms

Celebrating 80 years of a Nottingham-born beauty brand

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A new exhibition at the Weston Gallery at Nottingham Lakeside Arts celebrates the anniversary of the iconic Nottingham-born beauty brand No 7.

Southeast Asia's haze – call for better public information

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Academics call for more public information after a study of people's knowledge, attitudes and practices of Southeast Asia's haze.

Mental health treatment under the NHS is at extreme risk

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The NHS of 2015 is in danger of being unethical for mental health counsellors to work in, according to a new paper from The University of Nottingham.

Research team helps BBC 'Trust Me I'm a Doctor' investigate age-related muscle loss

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BBC TV's flagship health programme, 'Trust Me, I'm a Doctor', has enlisted the help of a University of Nottingham research team to find out if age-related loss of muscle mass and function can be minimised by a simple but regular home-based exercise programme.

New test could detect early hearing loss in cystic fibrosis patients

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Experts in Nottingham are investigating whether a new type of hearing test could successfully detect early hearing loss in people with cystic fibrosis (CF).

Could bug-busting viruses control food poisoning?

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Viruses that can seek and destroy food poisoning bugs in the gut are being investigated by researchers at The University of Nottingham, thanks to a prestigious new grant.
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