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Honorary degree for Malaysian royalty

Honorary degree for Malaysian royalty

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His Royal Highness Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj Ibni Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Alhaj was conferred with an honourary degree from the University of Nottingham on 24 February 2018 during the University's graduation ceremony. The award was presented to HRH by University of Nottingham Vice-Chancellor Professor Shearer West at the first of three graduation ceremonies, which saw the University award degrees to about 250 students from the Faculties of Arts & Social Sciences, Engineering and Science. Each student graduated with a qualification from University of Nottingham, one of the top 100 universities in the world.
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7 weeks ago
Former Chair of House of Commons Education Select Committee joins University of Nottingham

Former Chair of House of Commons Education Select Committee joins University of Nottingham

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Neil Carmichael, former Chair of the House of Commons Education Select Committee, has joined the University of Nottingham as an Honorary Professor in the Schools of Education and Politics and International Relations.
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8 weeks ago
Nottingham Law professor to help tackle corruption in sport

Nottingham Law professor to help tackle corruption in sport

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A legal expert from the University of Nottingham has been appointed to an international network fighting corruption in sport.Professor Sue Arrowsmith of the School of Law will be advising the International Partnership Against Corruption in Sport (IPACS).
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8 weeks ago
Bumper year for Nottingham student nursing award nominations

Bumper year for Nottingham student nursing award nominations

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The shortlist for the Student Nursing Times Awards 2018 has been announced, and it's been another bumper year for the University of Nottingham. The University and its staff and students picked up 13 nominations across 11 award categories in this year's awards, which aim to recognise the cream of the crop among the student nursing community.
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8 weeks ago
Using ultrasound to predict return to form for injured racehorses

Using ultrasound to predict return to form for injured racehorses

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A new technique that uses ultrasound to predict a racehorse's likelihood of a return to racing after a tendon injury has been developed by researchers at the University of Nottingham, Oakham Equine Hospital and the world-famous Hong Kong Jockey Club.
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8 weeks ago
Better tools needed to diagnose depression in people with autism

Better tools needed to diagnose depression in people with autism

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Autistic adults are not being effectively diagnosed with depression due to a lack of assessment tools, a new study has found.
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9 weeks ago
Science gets hands-on at curious city festival

Science gets hands-on at curious city festival

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Scientists from the University of Nottingham will be wowing the crowds this weekend in the city centre with exciting practical experiments and activities that include foaming elephant's toothpaste, invisible ink microbes and worms in space!
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9 weeks ago
Spend half term with the Vikings

Spend half term with the Vikings

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Take your children on a voyage of discovery this half term to learn about the Vikings at Nottingham Lakeside Arts.
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9 weeks ago
Do you trust your valentine? How bad is it if you don't?

Do you trust your valentine? How bad is it if you don't?

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Whilst you enjoy a romantic date this Valentine's Day, are you secretly wondering if you can trust them? And do you feel bad if you don't?
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9 weeks ago
University of Nottingham sells shares in spin-out company Oncimmune

University of Nottingham sells shares in spin-out company Oncimmune

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The University of Nottingham has sold 4.3 million shares in one of its spin-out companies, Oncimmune, raising over £5 million to support the University's research and teaching activities.`
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10 weeks ago
Nottingham patients to benefit from £30 million investment

Nottingham patients to benefit from £30 million investment

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Nottingham is to receive a share of £30 million to transform healthcare using the science of data.As one of six sites in the UK awarded funding from Health Data Research UK the Midlands partnership, made up of the Universities of Birmingham, Leicester, Nottingham, Warwick, and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, aims to make pioneering improvements in people's health.
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10 weeks ago
Nottingham 'pillownauts' help future manned missions to Mars

Nottingham 'pillownauts' help future manned missions to Mars

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Scientists at the University of Nottingham are enlisting the help of 'pillownauts' to push back the boundaries of space travel in a new study to examine a potentially serious adverse effect of weightlessness on the human body.
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10 weeks ago
'Rogue' countries with abusive regimes are not attractive to foreign investors, says a new study

'Rogue' countries with abusive regimes are not attractive to foreign investors, says a new study

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Countries shamed by the United Nations Human Rights Council for committing violations against their citizens, are missing out on foreign investment according to a new study.
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10 weeks ago
Love Island TV reality show viewers exposed to millions of tobacco related images

Love Island TV reality show viewers exposed to millions of tobacco related images

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Viewers of the popular British reality TV show, Love Island, would have been exposed to millions of tobacco related images, suggests a study led by the University of Nottingham and published online in the journal Tobacco Control.
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10 weeks ago
Community pharmacists alleviate pressure on GP practices

Community pharmacists alleviate pressure on GP practices

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Community pharmacists in GP practices can significantly relieve pressure on doctors and nurses by providing patient focused services that help free up appointment times, according to a new independent report released today.
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11 weeks ago
Discover LGBT History Month at the University of Nottingham

Discover LGBT History Month at the University of Nottingham

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February is LGBT History Month, and the University of Nottingham is taking the opportunity to celebrate LGBT culture with the local community by hosting a series of exciting events including public lectures, film screenings, discussions and performances.
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11 weeks ago
Trump: one year on

Trump: one year on

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The Russia probe, the tax plan, immigration restrictions and the Tweeter-in-Chief, Donald Trump's first year in office has been a busy one, but what next?
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11 weeks ago
Breakthrough leads to sequencing of a human genome using a pocket-sized device

Breakthrough leads to sequencing of a human genome using a pocket-sized device

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A new nanopore technology for direct sequencing of long strands of DNA has resulted in the most complete human genome ever assembled with a single technology, scientists have revealed.
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11 weeks ago
Primary care professionals needed for 'I'm A Medic, Get Me Out Of Here'

Primary care professionals needed for 'I'm A Medic, Get Me Out Of Here'

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Primary care professionals in the East Midlands are being urged to take part in an online competition to boost the number of young people from non-traditional backgrounds and rural areas applying for careers in medicine.
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12 weeks ago
Europe's largest community battery installed at Trent Basin

Europe's largest community battery installed at Trent Basin

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Europe's largest community battery is being installed at Trent Basin as part of a unique community energy project.
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12 weeks ago
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