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2018 Global Slavery Index launches at the United Nations Headquarters

2018 Global Slavery Index launches at the United Nations Headquarters

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A team from the University of Nottingham has worked on the government response assessment for the new edition of the Global Slavery Index, which was launched today at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
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7 hours ago
Nottingham research supports next generation hybrid aircraft technology to halve NOx emissions

Nottingham research supports next generation hybrid aircraft technology to halve NOx emissions

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The University of Nottingham is working with UK-based aerospace technology firm Derwent Aviation to assess the performance of their new Dual Drive Booster (DDB).
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9 hours ago
Nottingham graduates are off to a flying start

Nottingham graduates are off to a flying start

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A collaborative degree programme between Nottingham University Business School, PwC and the ICAEW, has produced its first cohort of graduates.
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9 hours ago
Nottingham sat nav expert named President of the Royal Institute of Navigation

Nottingham sat nav expert named President of the Royal Institute of Navigation

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Professor Terry Moore, Director of the Nottingham Geospatial Institute (NGI), has been named the new President of the Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN).
Release Date
Today
Nottingham co-founds new UK academic aerospace consortium on a par with NASA

Nottingham co-founds new UK academic aerospace consortium on a par with NASA

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The University of Nottingham is among top UK aerospace research universities joining forces to create a national aviation consortium; a single point of engagement for the world's aerospace community.
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Yesterday
From Ningbo to Nottingham — forging links with students in China

From Ningbo to Nottingham — forging links with students in China

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A delegation of Chinese school children visited Nottingham — with an exchange programme to their Nottingham sister school and a visit to the University of Nottingham — further strengthening the City's links with Ningbo in China.
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2 days ago
Dinosaur's dinner grown in Nottingham

Dinosaur's dinner grown in Nottingham

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Dinosaur food plants grown in atmospheric conditions similar to those found roughly 150 million years ago to measure the nutritional value of herbivore dinosaurs' diet.
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2 days ago
Interactive dining experience where three isn't a crowd

Interactive dining experience where three isn't a crowd

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Conversation for Three is a responsive table that detects diner's emotional changes during a conversation and projects different films, animations, conversational suggestions,?film quotes and sounds?depending on the emotions being detected.
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3 days ago
Learning about modern slavery through murals

Learning about modern slavery through murals

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The Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham has brought together the world's first collection of murals focused on modern slavery and human trafficking.
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3 days ago
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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6 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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7 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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8 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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9 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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10 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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10 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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10 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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13 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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2 weeks 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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2 weeks 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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2 weeks ago
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