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Accolades for academics who are changing our lives for the better

Accolades for academics who are changing our lives for the better

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Knowledge Exchange and Impact Awards recognise the new ideas and technologies being developed in collaboration with industry and commerce and work done in communicating science across all media platforms.
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1 hour ago
Mobile technology on Nottingham hospital wards boosts staff time with patients

Mobile technology on Nottingham hospital wards boosts staff time with patients

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Using mobile phones and tablets to log patient observation data in place of traditional paper notes frees up significantly more time for hospital ward doctors and nurses to give vital care. This is according to University of Nottingham researchers, evaluating the use of a pioneering electronic observations package (eObs) by Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH).
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1 hour ago
Meet our world changing researchers

Meet our world changing researchers

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A behind the scenes look at world leading research into breast cancer is set to give The University of Nottingham's fundraising campaign – Life Cycle 6 - another boost.
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7 hours ago
Scientists to use microbes and methane to create sustainable Omega 3

Scientists to use microbes and methane to create sustainable Omega 3

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New technology to use microorganisms to ferment methane gas into valuable nutritional supplements is being developed to find an alternative to fish oil.
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Yesterday
Stunning student photos of natural world on display at new exhibition

Stunning student photos of natural world on display at new exhibition

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A collection of stunning images of Mother Nature at her most beautiful, captured by students at The University of Nottingham, are due to go on display to the public as part of a new exhibition.
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2 days ago
Students win national social enterprise competition

Students win national social enterprise competition

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A team of students from The University of Nottingham have won a national competition aimed at improving the world through entrepreneurial action.
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3 days ago
HS2 economic advisor gives lecture on how high speed rail may transform East Midlands

HS2 economic advisor gives lecture on how high speed rail may transform East Midlands

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The economic advisor to HS2 Ltd, the company responsible for developing and promoting the UK's new high-speed rail network, is to speak at The University of Nottingham on Monday 9 May 2016.
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3 days ago
Nottingham sweeps the board at the 2016 Student Nursing Times Awards

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.
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7 days ago
Children with mild attention problems 'fall behind their peers at school'

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.
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8 days ago
Nottingham welcomes its first Deng Yaping scholars

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.
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8 days ago
Award nomination for project connecting arts expertise with businesses

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.
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8 days ago
Fungal spores could 'hijack' human immune cells to spread infection

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.
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8 days ago
New £180m fund to accelerate energy research across the Midlands Engine

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.
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9 days ago
Chernobyl 30 years on – the long term behaviour of radioactive isotopes in soils

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.
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11 days ago
Dealing with trauma, a real life account

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.
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11 days ago
Celebrity boost for Life Cycle 6

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

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.
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2 weeks ago
Patient attitudes to diabetic foot ulcers have 'significant effect' on survival

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.
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2 weeks ago
Quantifying quantum weirdness for practical purposes

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?
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2 weeks ago
The Queen's tiniest 90th birthday message – written on a Corgi hair

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.
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2 weeks ago
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