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The University of Nottingham wins at the THELMAs

The University of Nottingham wins at the THELMAs

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The University of Nottingham has won the International Strategy of the Year category at the 2017 Times Higher Education Leadership & Management Awards (THELMAs).
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Yesterday
Pioneering community energy pilot underway at Nottingham housing development

Pioneering community energy pilot underway at Nottingham housing development

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The Energy Research Accelerator and University are pioneering an innovative community energy scheme at Trent Basin in Nottingham.
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Yesterday

We are gold!

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The University of Nottingham provides its students with teaching of the very highest quality, according to the results of the inaugural Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
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1 day ago
New clues in puzzle over pre-eclampsia and cholesterol regulation

New clues in puzzle over pre-eclampsia and cholesterol regulation

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Scientists studying a mystery link between the dangerous pregnancy complication pre-eclampsia and an increased risk of heart disease in later life for both mother and child have uncovered important new clues.
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2 days ago
African plant extract offers new hope for Alzheimer's treatment

African plant extract offers new hope for Alzheimer's treatment

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A plant extract used for centuries in traditional medicine in Nigeria could form the basis of a new drug to treat Alzheimer's disease, researchers at The University of Nottingham have found.
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3 days ago
Exploring how sound can engage museum audiences

Exploring how sound can engage museum audiences

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A new exhibition will explore the history of Nottingham's caves through sound.
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3 days ago
New helicopter wing structure for Airbus Helicopters' rotorcraft demonstrator launched at Paris Air Show

New helicopter wing structure for Airbus Helicopters' rotorcraft demonstrator launched at Paris Air Show

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The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing (IfAM) at the University of Nottingham has led groundbreaking research into the development of a new wing structure that will provide Airbus Helicopters' Racer High Speed Helicopter Demonstrator with enhanced speed and range to complete advanced missions. The new "box-wing" structure was showcased today when Guillaume Faury, CEO of Airbus Helicopters, unveiled a model of the demonstrator, codenamed Racer for Rapid and Cost-Effective Rotorcraft, at the Paris Air Show.
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3 days ago
University's SpiderLab opens unique Spider School at Derbyshire primary

University's SpiderLab opens unique Spider School at Derbyshire primary

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Children at a Derbyshire primary school will be the first in the UK to go to 'Spider School' when the University of Nottingham's SpiderLab goes on the road next week
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3 days ago
Nottingham student wins Amelia Earhart Fellowship

Nottingham student wins Amelia Earhart Fellowship

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Dafne Gaviria Arcila, a second year mechanical engineering doctoral student at the University of Nottingham, has been awarded the prestigious Amelia Earhart Fellowship from Zonta International for her work in enhancing the performance of the new generation of aero-engines.
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4 days ago
Addition of new maths app equals better learning for children

Addition of new maths app equals better learning for children

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A nationwide research project has been awarded to the University of Nottingham to find out if a specially designed maths app can improve learning and potentially transform the way maths is taught to 4-6 year olds.
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7 days ago
Babies' DNA affects mothers' risk of pre-eclampsia in pregnancy, study finds

Babies' DNA affects mothers' risk of pre-eclampsia in pregnancy, study finds

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A major new international study has revealed for the first time that some features in a baby's DNA can increase the risk of its mother developing pre-eclampsia – a potentially dangerous condition in pregnancy.
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4 days ago
Making Arts accessible at the University of Nottingham

Making Arts accessible at the University of Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham is celebrating the success of the first year of its Foundation Arts course, which helps students who don't quite meet the entry grades to get on to their chosen degree course.
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9 days ago
Scientists make waves with black hole research

Scientists make waves with black hole research

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By recreating the conditions around black holes scientists prove the phenomenon known as the superradiance does exist.
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9 days ago
Vice-Chancellor given honorary degree

Vice-Chancellor given honorary degree

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The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham has been honoured by one of Canada's oldest universities.Professor Sir David Greenaway attended Spring Convocation at University of Western Ontario, where he was conferred with an Honorary Doctor of Laws.
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9 days ago
New web calculator to more accurately predict bowel cancer survival

New web calculator to more accurately predict bowel cancer survival

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Patients with bowel cancer could soon more accurately predict their chances of survival, thanks to a new web calculator developed by academics at The University of Nottingham and medical software company ClinRisk Ltd.
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7 days ago
New tool helps pick puppies most suited to guide dog training

New tool helps pick puppies most suited to guide dog training

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Researchers at the Nottingham Vet School have created a Puppy Training Supervisor Questionnaire tool for Guide Dogs UK that successfully predicted training outcomes in 16.9% of young dogs of 5 to 12 months old to an accuracy of 84%.
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9 days ago
More brain activity is not always better when it comes to memory and attention

More brain activity is not always better when it comes to memory and attention

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Potential new ways of understanding the cause of cognitive impairments, such as problems with memory and attention, in brain disorders including schizophrenia and Alzheimer's are under the spotlight in a new research review.
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11 days ago
Wonder 2017: The University of Nottingham's 'Man with the X-Ray Eyes'

Wonder 2017: The University of Nottingham's 'Man with the X-Ray Eyes'

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With just over a week to go until the University of Nottingham throws open its doors to the local community for Wonder 2017, its very own Professor Todd Landman is busy preparing for what seems the impossible feat.
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2 weeks ago
Showcase to celebrate child health research in Nottingham

Showcase to celebrate child health research in Nottingham

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President of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Professor Neena Modi, to give keynote speech at first Nottingham Paediatric Research Showcase.
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2 weeks ago
Work begins on new Cripps Health Centre

Work begins on new Cripps Health Centre

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The University of Nottingham has begun work on the new 'Cripps Health Centre' which, once completed, will become one of the country's largest wellness facilities. A recent ground-breaking ceremony was held to mark the occasion and was attended by members of the Cripps family and University of Nottingham Vice-Chancellor, Sir David Greenaway.
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2 weeks ago
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