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£1.5m study to test diagnostic tool for child and adolescent mental health

£1.5m study to test diagnostic tool for child and adolescent mental health

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A diagnostic tool, which can be used by mental health clinicians to assess children and teenagers, is to be evaluated by experts from the University of Nottingham and Institute of Mental Health, thanks to a £1.5m NIHR grant.
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1 hour ago
Nottingham expert puts museum collection under the spotlight

Nottingham expert puts museum collection under the spotlight

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The stories behind objects in People's History Museum's vast collection have been given a fresh perspective and relevance for contemporary audiences. A series of short films have been created to enable people to explore and access the stories behind some of the key pieces that tell of the nation's democratic history.
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2 days ago
£24m Nottingham research facility opens to transform UK manufacturing in the digital age

£24m Nottingham research facility opens to transform UK manufacturing in the digital age

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With manufacturing on the cusp of a technological revolution, a flagship research facility is opening its doors at the University of Nottingham to help future-proof UK industry in a competitive global market.
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3 days ago
Survey reveals bovine TB in a fifth of roadkill badgers in Cheshire

Survey reveals bovine TB in a fifth of roadkill badgers in Cheshire

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The first study to test for bovine tuberculosis in badgers on the edge of the cattle TB epidemic in England, has shown that one in five badgers tested positive for the disease.
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4 days ago
Blast off for first UK-led experiment on the International Space Station

Blast off for first UK-led experiment on the International Space Station

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UK-led research is taking place on the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time, following a successful launch from Kennedy Space Centre at Cape Canaveral in the US
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4 days ago
Look what scientists found under the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree

Look what scientists found under the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree

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X-Ray vision gets to the root of our favourite Christmas tree - the Norway Spruce
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4 days ago
Latest survey offers new understanding of the FE maths teacher workforce

Latest survey offers new understanding of the FE maths teacher workforce

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Building a high-quality maths teaching workforce in Further Education (FE) requires a better understanding of career pathways, differentiated high-quality initial training and more subject-specific professional development, new research shows.
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5 days ago
£11.15m grant secured to pilot driverless taxis in London

£11.15m grant secured to pilot driverless taxis in London

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The University of Nottingham is part of a major new government-backed initiative to trial self-driving taxis around parts of London.
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6 days ago
Nature's 'laboratory' offers clues on how plants thrive through genetic diversity

Nature's 'laboratory' offers clues on how plants thrive through genetic diversity

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Scientists have turned to nature's own 'laboratory' for clues about how plants adapt in the environment to ensure their own survival.
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6 days ago
Why modern slavery should be everyone's business

Why modern slavery should be everyone's business

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Businesses across Nottinghamshire are being invited to a free workshop to learn more about modern slavery and what their responsibilities are as an employer, supplier and customer.
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6 days ago
Nottingham research helps move maths app from Africa to schools in the UK

Nottingham research helps move maths app from Africa to schools in the UK

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A transformative educational app developed by onebillion that was researched by the University of Nottingham has moved from trials in Africa to schools across England.Professor Nicola Pitchford from the University of Nottingham has led the research for this project and joined International Development Minister Harriett Baldwin at a school to see the onebillion app in action, helping children improve their numeracy skills.
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7 days ago
Nottingham to award honorary degree to inspirational actor Sarah Gordy

Nottingham to award honorary degree to inspirational actor Sarah Gordy

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Inspirational actor, dancer, model and Mencap campaigner Sarah Gordy MBE is to receive an honorary doctorate from The University of Nottingham.
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7 days ago
Research showcase addresses future of aerospace propulsion

Research showcase addresses future of aerospace propulsion

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How academia and industry can solve the challenges of future aircraft propulsion was the focus of an annual showcase held at a major centre for aerospace research at the University of Nottingham this week.
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10 days ago
Green and edible cling film and food packaging made from plants

Green and edible cling film and food packaging made from plants

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University of Nottingham researchers have developed 100 percent biodegradable and edible food packaging made from plant carbohydrates and proteins to replace polluting plastic materials and improve storage, safety and shelf life.
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13 days ago
A life-saving high chair for Buck the poorly Labrador

A life-saving high chair for Buck the poorly Labrador

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The heart-breaking story of a young dog who can't swallow properly and was in danger of starving to death has had a happy ending thanks to a creative intervention by University of Nottingham vets and a product design lecturer from De Montfort University in Leicester.
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13 days ago
Our inspirational award winners

Our inspirational award winners

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The discovery of new bacteria-resistant plastics to reduce the incidence of hospital acquired-infections, one of the Uk's most significant heritage regeneration projects, a one-in-a-million snail and keyhole surgery for jet engines were some of the research projects recognised at the University's 2018 Knowledge Exchange and Impact Awards date?.More than 250 colleagues, industry and civic partners and friends attended the awards evening at the East Midlands Conference Centre to celebrate the impact of our research in Nottingham, the UK and across the world.
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2 weeks ago
Call for 'whole-system approach' to tackle workplace mental health issue gaps

Call for 'whole-system approach' to tackle workplace mental health issue gaps

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Representatives from across industry have called for a whole-system approach to mental health in the workplace, as a new study revealed gaps in the way organisations tackle issues such as depression, anxiety, self-harm and psychosis.
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2 weeks ago
The Romeo and Juliet of particle physics comes to Lakeside

The Romeo and Juliet of particle physics comes to Lakeside

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When Shakespeare and science collide – that's the essence of a new opera coming to Nottingham Lakeside Arts' Djanogly Theatre
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2 weeks ago
Expeditions to help improve lung health in Nepal

Expeditions to help improve lung health in Nepal

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A group of doctors and scientists from the University of Nottingham and the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre are teaming up with researchers in Nepal to tackle a major public health problem in the country – chronic lung disease.
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2 weeks ago
New university hub to drive UK's intelligent mobility agenda

New university hub to drive UK's intelligent mobility agenda

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As driverless, electric transport becomes more prevalent and smart technologies will help us to navigate and connect with the places we live and work, The University of Nottingham has launched a new initiative to ensure such innovations lead to sustainable, healthy and productive cities of the future.
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2 weeks ago
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