December 2011


Record numbers flock to Lowry exhibition

A record-breaking 10,600 people have visited the University's Lowry exhibition in the first four weeks.

Universities Minister to return for 2012 Dearing Conference

David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science, will return to speak at the 2012 Annual Dearing Higher Education Conference: 'The Business Growth Benefits of Higher Education'.

Students raise over £1.3million for good causes

Student charity Karnival has announced that members raised over £1.3million for good causes during 2011

Businesses offer cautious backing over PM's handling of Eurozone crisis

Small businesses and their advisors appear to have backed the Government's stance over the Eurozone crisis, a survey has shown.

UK and Chinese geospatial experts launch new joint centre

The Sino-UK Geospatial Engineering Centre has been launched by China's National Administration for Survey, Mapping and Geoinformation (NASM) and The University of Nottingham.

University of Nottingham Ningbo China to hire 30 more engineering academics

Talented engineering academics sought as University increases degree programmes and research.

Nottingham named as 'world's greenest campus'

University tops a new international league table of sustainable universities.

Researchers reveal formula for success in increasing smoke alarm use

University researchers reveal the best ways to encourage more people to have a working smoke alarm in their homes.

Financial help for social work training at Nottingham

People applying for social work courses at The University of Nottingham are being urged to apply for government bursaries.

Christmas - it's not about the money, money, money

Making Christmas special doesn't have to break the bank

Laboratory avalanches reveal behaviour of ice flows

Laboratory avalanched could help us understand these lethal events.

Simple test to help diagnose bowel and pancreatic cancer could save thousands of lives

A simple online calculator could offer family GPs a powerful new tool in tackling two of the most deadly forms of cancer, say researchers.

University's award-winning museum moves into new home

The University of Nottingham Museum has moved to a purpose-built home near the Lakeside Arts Centre.

An early Christmas present for Nottingham's Neonatal babies

New state-of-the-art MR incubator for QMC Neonatal Unit.

Better and more affordable treatments for sufferers of autoimmune diseases

New research could lead to a new form of treatment for autoimmune disease

Bowel cancer screening proven to save lives

But University-led analysis of Bowel Cancer Screening Programme reveals need for more efficient screening techniques.

Wheat's roots and leaves... a new key to food security

New micro-scanning technology is helping scientists breed the supercrops of the future to feed the planet's growing human population.

Honorary graduates recognised at The University of Nottingham

Distinguished guests join thousands of graduands at this year's winter graduation ceremonies.

Cities fail to recognise full potential of smart technologies

Cities are wasting the potential of smart technologies by failing to realise the value of their hidden infrastructure and digital assets.

Impact of injuries in the UK more than two and a half times higher than estimated

Injuries in the UK are having a much greater impact on peoples' lives than previously estimated, a study has found.

Leading light in Chinese education visits University of Nottingham Ningbo China

China's Deputy Education minister praises UNNC on a visit to the campus.

Parents views sought on childhood obesity risk

A new website has been launched to seek the views of parents and healthcare professionals on the issue of childhood obesity.

Eminent Notts scientist receives blue plaque honour

A blue plaque commemorating the life and work of astronomer and botanist Edward Joseph Lowe is to be unveiled at the Beeston home he built.

Choral tribute to inspirational medical scientist

British composer Howard Skempton is commissioned to write a new choral work in memory of University medical scientist Dr David Ray.

The University recognised as a 'Good Egg'

University recognised as a 'Good Egg' by Compassion in World Farming

'Big beasts' in the business of natural history join forces

'Big Beasts' bring the world of HE and TV closer together

Watching living cells in action

World-leading experts gather at the University's China campus to discuss breakthroughs in medical imaging technologies.
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