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GPs' heart disease prediction tool narrows search for at-risk patients

GPs' heart disease prediction tool narrows search for at-risk patients

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A prediction tool that allows GPs to spot patients most at risk from heart disease and stroke before illness strikes is now more accurate than ever before, a study from the University of Nottingham has shown.
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3 hours ago
Revolutionary eye drops could prevent blindness in diabetes patients

Revolutionary eye drops could prevent blindness in diabetes patients

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Medical research is offering hope to the hundreds of thousands of diabetes patients who endure the discomfort of monthly injections into the eye to protect them from the risk of blindness.
Release Date
Yesterday
CT scans reveal underground world of worms

CT scans reveal underground world of worms

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CT images of underground soil structures created by worms imaged by the University of Nottingham
Release Date
Yesterday
People with tinnitus needed for online research study

People with tinnitus needed for online research study

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Researchers into the common hearing condition 'tinnitus' are calling for help from the public for a new online study called COMIT'ID to try to improve future medical investigations into the problem.
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1 day ago
New drive to recruit more medical students from non-traditional backgrounds

New drive to recruit more medical students from non-traditional backgrounds

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A conference to try to boost the number of young people applying for medicine from backgrounds under-represented in higher education and rural areas is being held by the Universities of Nottingham and Leicester.
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1 day ago
New Vice-Chancellor for Nottingham

New Vice-Chancellor for Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham is pleased to announce that Professor Shearer West has been appointed as its next President and Vice-Chancellor.Professor West will take up office in October 2017 following the retirement of the incumbent Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Greenaway.She will be the seventh Vice-Chancellor in the University's history and the first woman in the role.
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1 day ago
Nursing student is Nottingham hospitals 'Nurse of the Year 2017'

Nursing student is Nottingham hospitals 'Nurse of the Year 2017'

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Graduate entry nursing student Christina O'Loughlin wins major award after telling how her mum inspired her to pursue her nursing dream.
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4 days ago
Wildlife Trust appoints university academic as Vice-President cementing 50 year old relationship between the two institutions

Wildlife Trust appoints university academic as Vice-President cementing 50 year old relationship between the two institutions

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Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, the county's largest locally-based environmental charity has appointed Dr Rob Lambert of the University of Nottingham as an Honorary Vice-President.
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5 days ago
Conference to tackle depression, suicide and self harm in under 25s

Conference to tackle depression, suicide and self harm in under 25s

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Latest research into mental health problems of young people will be presented and discussed at a major conference in Nottingham, including early detection and the role of technology in promoting mental well being.
Release Date
5 days ago
More recognition for developing alternatives to root canal dental treatment

More recognition for developing alternatives to root canal dental treatment

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Larry Hench Young Investigators Prize for developing dental alternatives to root canal treatment.
Release Date
6 days ago
Olympic seal of approval for new David Ross Sports Village

Olympic seal of approval for new David Ross Sports Village

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The University of Nottingham's David Ross Sports Village officially opened on Tuesday 16th May 2017 and was attended by Olympic champions and University of Nottingham alumnus Dr Deng Yaping, Dr Tim Brabants MBE and Etienne Stott MBE
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6 days ago
The slither of tiny feet – rare 'lefty' snails produce offspring following public appeal

The slither of tiny feet – rare 'lefty' snails produce offspring following public appeal

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Two rare 'lefty' snails brought together following a public appeal by a scientist at The University of Nottingham have produced their first offspring.
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6 days ago
Using poetry to bring back memories for people with dementia

Using poetry to bring back memories for people with dementia

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Students from the School of English at the University of Nottingham have been helping to bring back the memories of people with dementia by reading poems aloud to them.
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8 days ago
New building gets set to accelerate energy research

New building gets set to accelerate energy research

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Work has started on a new building at the University of Nottingham which will be a national centre for accelerating energy research in the UK.
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6 days ago
Sino-UK engineering seminar to explore structural health monitoring

Sino-UK engineering seminar to explore structural health monitoring

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The Sino-UK Geospatial Engineering Centre (SUGEC), a joint venture established by the University of Nottingham and the Chinese Academy of Surveying and Mapping, will hold a seminar exploring the Structural Health Monitoring of Infrastructure on Tuesday 16th May in Wuhan, China.
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8 days ago
What can lost underwater lands tell us about climate change?

What can lost underwater lands tell us about climate change?

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Underwater lands submerged following the last Ice Age could yield vital clues about our current approach to climate change.
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8 days ago
New eye-tracking tool helps businesses boost their online profile

New eye-tracking tool helps businesses boost their online profile

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University business unit launches offering in-depth psycholinguistic analysis of companies' web presence including a secret weapon which assesses how people visually respond to websites.
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7 days ago
Pioneering community energy storage project in Nottingham connects its first household battery storage system to the grid

Pioneering community energy storage project in Nottingham connects its first household battery storage system to the grid

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A revolutionary community energy storage project is being commissioned in The Meadows area of Nottingham where the first household battery storage unit has now been installed.
Release Date
12 days ago
Mental health first aid in the workplace – is it working?

Mental health first aid in the workplace – is it working?

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Mental health researchers are launching a new study to assess the effectiveness of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) in the workplace. MHFA is a support and training service used by employers to identify and give support to the one in three UK adults of working age who have mental health problems.
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12 days ago
'Pint of Science' – artists meet scientists to get creative

'Pint of Science' – artists meet scientists to get creative

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What makes spiders fly? Has lefty the snail found love? How can we trick bacteria into making jet fuel? How do we make antibiotics from scorpion venom? 'Pint of Science' has some of the answers.
Release Date
13 days ago
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