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New report on hospital doctor numbers out-of-hours informed by innovative sat nav research

New report on hospital doctor numbers out-of-hours informed by innovative sat nav research

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University of Nottingham research into the out-of-hours workloads of UK hospital doctors has informed a new safe staffing report, released today (Friday 13 July) by the Royal College of Physicians.
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2 days ago
New predictive tool to improve human - machine interactions in digital manufacturing

New predictive tool to improve human - machine interactions in digital manufacturing

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As manufacturing shifts towards smart factories, with interconnected production systems and automation, engineers at the University of Nottingham are leading a £1.9m project to develop a predictive toolkit to optimise productivity and communication between human workers and robots.
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3 days ago
University of Nottingham's teaching is among the best in Europe

University of Nottingham's teaching is among the best in Europe

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The University of Nottingham has been ranked as 18th in Europe for teaching excellence.The Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2018 are the first to focus solely on teaching and learning.
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4 days ago
Celebrating achievement at Summer Graduation 2018

Celebrating achievement at Summer Graduation 2018

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A retired football commentator, a former Chief Constable and a composer of film, television and theatre music are being honoured by the University of Nottingham at this year's summer graduation.
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5 days ago
Scientists and industrialists share their vision for UK's circular economy in a post-Brexit world

Scientists and industrialists share their vision for UK's circular economy in a post-Brexit world

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The BBC's science presenter Tom Heap will be asking the experts vital questions about the future of the 'green' or 'circular' economy in a post-Brexit UK at a conference at the Royal Society in London this week.
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6 days ago
Salt is key ingredient for cheaper and more efficient batteries

Salt is key ingredient for cheaper and more efficient batteries

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A new design of rechargeable battery, created using salt, could lead the way for greener energy. Researchers at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) have joined forces with a specialist group at the Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics (SINAP), Chinese Academy of Sciences on designs for the novel energy store which allows for greater power while also lasting longer than conventional batteries.
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6 days ago
Overwhelming public support for Misogyny Hate Crime Policy

Overwhelming public support for Misogyny Hate Crime Policy

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People in Nottinghamshire will not tolerate misogyny hate crime and a policy introduced in 2016 is already shifting the attitudes of both victims and potential perpetrators, according to a new report.
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7 days ago
Kenyan partnership to transform pharmacy and chemistry training

Kenyan partnership to transform pharmacy and chemistry training

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A new partnership between the University of Nottingham and five Kenyan universities will deliver training and mentoring to transform the way in which chemistry and pharmacy degree courses are delivered in Kenya.
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9 days ago
Professor Dame Jessica Corner celebrated among most influential nurses on NHS 70th birthday

Professor Dame Jessica Corner celebrated among most influential nurses on NHS 70th birthday

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The University of Nottingham's research lead, Professor Dame Jessica Corner, has today been named as one of the most influential nurses in the history of the NHS.
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10 days ago
New anti-clotting drugs linked to lower risk of serious bleeding

New anti-clotting drugs linked to lower risk of serious bleeding

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New drugs used to treat serious blood clots, known as direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs), are associated with reduced risks of major bleeding compared with the older anti-clotting drug, warfarin, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Nottingham.
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11 days ago
Care provided by specialist cancer nurses helps improve life expectancy of patients with lung cancer, says new study

Care provided by specialist cancer nurses helps improve life expectancy of patients with lung cancer, says new study

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A new study looking at the picture of lung cancer care in England finds that patients with lung cancer experience significantly better outcomes in terms of life expectancy, avoiding unnecessary hospital admissions and managing the effects of treatment when cared for by specialist lung cancer nurses.
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11 days ago
Professor Sam Kingman announced as the new Pro-Vice Chancellor for Engineering

Professor Sam Kingman announced as the new Pro-Vice Chancellor for Engineering

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As PVC, Professor Kingman will have strategic responsibility for the Faculty, leading 800 staff across six departments with more than 4,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students.Professor Kingman who is currently Associate PVC, Deputy Head of the Faculty and Professor of Process Engineering, joined the University of Nottingham in 2000 as a Lecturer in the School of Chemical, Environmental and Mining Engineering.
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11 days ago
New study questions when the brown bear became extinct in Britain

New study questions when the brown bear became extinct in Britain

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New research provides insights into the extinction of Britain's largest native carnivore.
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11 days ago
Virtual reality burger game tests the appetite for playing by the rules

Virtual reality burger game tests the appetite for playing by the rules

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Can you play by the rules and make lots of money or is it worth taking risks? That's the question researchers at the University of Nottingham are asking with a unique virtual reality game.
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2 weeks ago
Giant brain to light up Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Giant brain to light up Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

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A giant brain suspended from the ceiling is the centrepiece for the University of Nottingham's 'Quantum sensing the brain' exhibit at the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition in London from the 2nd - 8th July.
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2 weeks ago
New balls please

New balls please

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Wimbledon begins on 2 July. Over the course of the Championships some 2,500 tennis balls will be used. To ensure balls have the required elasticity for play, they are routinely changed every six games. A simple and convenient way to test a ball court-side doesn't exist, so many balls are rejected unnecessarily. Until now.
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2 weeks ago
Shell shock stories and beyond

Shell shock stories and beyond

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The psychological trauma experienced by soldiers during the First World War – and relatives who have been traumatised by researching their family's history of the conflict – will be the focus of a new community engagement project led by academics at the University of Nottingham.
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2 weeks ago
Smartphone app created by Nottingham graduate offers counselling by text

Smartphone app created by Nottingham graduate offers counselling by text

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It's good to talk. Most young people these days find communicating using smartphones or social media isn't a problem, yet talking about personal issues can still be a difficult and taboo subject. Gavin Dhesi, a former University of Nottingham student, realised there was an obvious gap in mental health support today.
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2 weeks ago
Flagship Centre for Cancer Sciences launches at The University of Nottingham

Flagship Centre for Cancer Sciences launches at The University of Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham is stepping up the fight against cancer through the creation of a new research centre bringing together leading experts to study the disease and pioneer new life-saving treatments.
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2 weeks ago
Oil supplement can help control 'good' fat in babies

Oil supplement can help control 'good' fat in babies

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Researchers have uncovered a supplement that can control the production of brown 'good' fat in babies - a discovery that will help understand and tackle issues related to obesity and metabolism in later life.
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2 weeks ago
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