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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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10 hours 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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11 hours 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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1 day 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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10 hours 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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1 day 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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3 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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3 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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7 days 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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7 days 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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7 days 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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7 days 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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8 days ago
University cancer detection business to float on stock exchange

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.
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9 days ago
VetSet2Go! Vet schools help give new vets a head start

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.
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9 days ago
Nottingham to become national centre for dairy research

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

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.
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10 days ago
Interpreting the Viking Age – annual symposium sails into Nottingham

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.
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2 weeks ago
Experts to debate Brexit at The University of Nottingham

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.
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2 weeks ago
Nottingham helps to celebrate 120 years of Higher Education in China

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.
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2 weeks ago
How our employment status affects our morals around money

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.
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2 weeks ago
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