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Nottingham is Sports and International University of the Year

Nottingham is Sports and International University of the Year

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The University of Nottingham is the most international university and the best in the UK for sports, according to the 2019 The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, published today (Friday 21 September).
Computer Science Professor is honoured with Fellowship to the Royal Academy of Engineering

Computer Science Professor is honoured with Fellowship to the Royal Academy of Engineering

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Professor Thomas Rodden has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding and continuing contributions to the profession.
Nottingham helps students learn about modern slavery

Nottingham helps students learn about modern slavery

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Every first-year student at the University of Nottingham will receive a free book on modern slavery this September, as part of a year-long programme by the Rights Lab to help build a slavery-free-campus.
New brain research suggests that schizophrenia is an extreme version of a common personality type

New brain research suggests that schizophrenia is an extreme version of a common personality type

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Researchers have found that the signals in people's brains differ depending on a particular aspect of an individual's personality, termed Schizotypy, a discovery that could improve the way schizophrenia is characterised and treated.
'High-yield' farming costs the environment less than previously thought - and could help spare habitats

'High-yield' farming costs the environment less than previously thought - and could help spare habitats

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New research involving dairy experts at the University of Nottingham suggests that more intensive agriculture might be the 'least bad' option for feeding the world, while saving its species – provided use of such "land-efficient" systems prevents further conversion of wilderness to farmland. The study found that agriculture that appears to be more eco-friendly but uses more land may actually have greater environmental costs per unit of food than "high-yield" farming that uses less land.
New research suggests more than one in five children in England carry out some care for sick and disabled family members.

New research suggests more than one in five children in England carry out some care for sick and disabled family members.

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New figures from BBC News and the University of Nottingham reveal that the extent of caring by children is much higher than had been thought, with 22% of children, who responded to a questionnaire, admitting to being young carers.

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