August 2015

Could eczema prevention start at birth?

1300 new born babies are being signed up for a study which will look at whether the application of non-cosmetic moisturisers, along with best practice skin care advice, could prevent the onset of eczema in high risk babies.

3D Vision for the next generation of biomaterials

£6.5m research project aims to make the leap from 2D to 3D in the development of advanced materials and realise the true potential of regenerative medicine and cutting-edge medical devices.

More support needed for young adults with life-limiting conditions

A new report is calling for improved training and ongoing support for young adults living with life-limiting conditions, their families and health and social care professionals.

Engineering student wins Formula One placement

An engineering student, from The University of Nottingham, has secured the career opportunity of a lifetime after winning a 12-month placement with top Formula One team, Infiniti Red Bull Racing.

Collaboration may encourage corporate corruption

While the benefits of cooperation in human society are clear, new research from The University of Nottingham suggests it also has a dark side - one that encourages corrupt behaviour.

Get on your bike and support dementia research

If you fancy yourself as the next Bradley Wiggins, or just enjoy the odd lap on your bicycle every now and then, then why not join The University of Nottingham Life Cycle 5 team in raising money for dementia research.?

New student leader flies into Nottingham

The University of Nottingham has appointed a Chief Student Management Officer who will lead on the management of the student life cycle – from recruitment to graduation.

Revealed Helicobacter pylori's secret weapon

Is the game up for Helicobactor pylori? Researchers at The University of Nottingham and AstraZeneca R&D identify the molecular mechanism that makes this pathogen so successful.

New generation of British students get a taste of China in Ningbo internship scheme

Ten British students from the Generation UK Nottingham-Ningbo Summer School have been gaining work experience in China through a product design internship.

Roadshow to bring evidence-based medicine to the veterinary profession

Veterinary medics will be taking their research and clinical expertise into vet practices across the UK in a series of events this autumn.

Businesses and students reap rewards from University internship scheme

Businesses and students are benefitting from a scheme which places undergraduates in small businesses.

Nottingham leads on project with universities and police forces across the UK to develop better policing skills

The University of Nottingham has won a contract from the Higher Education Funding Council and the College of Policing to deliver a two year project to 13 police forces and Police and Crime Commissioners across the country to help improve policing strategy and tactics and community safety.

Pop up café to offer coffee and cake — with a side of science

A pop up Research Café, organised by researchers at The University of Nottingham, will be running alongside the usual Café Bar at Nottingham Contemporary on Thursday August 20 and Friday August 21.

Is the GP 'fit note' fit for purpose?

GPs require better training in using the 'fit note', according to new research by The University of Nottingham. Rehabilitation research experts commissioned by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) found that fit notes were not being used to their full potential by doctors, patients and employers to manage sick leave.
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