June 2015

2015 Higher Education Technicians' Summit – recognising the talent of technicians

The University of Nottingham, in conjunction with our fellow research intensive universities across the Midlands, has celebrated the work of the technicians who underpin university life with the inaugural 2015 Higher Education Technicians' Summit on Tuesday 30 June.

New world-leading additive manufacturing research lab

A lab housing state-of-the-art machinery unrivalled anywhere else in the world has been unveiled to underline The University of Nottingham's global reputation for research into additive manufacturing. Full story below…

How would you like to be buried – at Stonehenge?

Twenty first century crowd-sourcing could shed light on what people who commemorated the dead 4000 years ago were thinking.

New technique to accurately detect the 'handedness' of molecules in a mixture

Scientists have demonstrated for the first time the ability to rapidly, reliably and simultaneously identify the 'handedness' of different molecules in a mixture.

Give Nottingham project its chance to shine

Nottingham Lakeside Arts and Meeting Ground Theatre company are appealing for votes for their production of Inside Out of Mind in this year's National Lottery Awards.

Vice-Chancellor honoured with Festschrift

Professor Sir David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor at The University of Nottingham, is to be honoured with a Festschrift celebrating his work in the field of economics.

Softly does it to solve our nuclear waste problem

Developing our understanding of how uranium interacts with elements from around the periodic table to potentially help clean up nuclear waste.

Breakthrough dual fungicide technology could help prevent crop failures

A scientist at The University of Nottingham has developed a new antifungal technology which has the potential to play a major role in securing future food supplies.

Renowned chemistry professor receives knighthood

Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff from The University of Nottingham has received his knighthood from Her Majesty the Queen (12 June 2015).

Sondrel offers scholarships for integrated circuit design students at University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Sondrel offers scholarships for integrated circuit design students

Hormonal treatment for cows could reduce global warming

Research suggests targeted use of hormone treatments could make the dairy industry more efficient and sustainable in addition to cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

Improving climate change communication: moving beyond scientific certainty

A new report from The University of Nottingham looks at whether climate scientists threaten their own scientific credibility when trying to make their research accessible to members of the public.

International arts festival brings together a wealth of talent

Nottingham Lakeside Arts is bringing together an army of talented students from The University of Nottingham's three campuses to host the first ever Tri-Campus Arts Festival.

University to coordinate MRC's national tissue directory

The University's Advanced Data Analysis Centre (ADAC), has been chosen to manage the informatics for the Medical Research Council's National Tissue Directory.

Tiny but precise: the most accurate quantum thermometers

Scientists have defined the smallest, most accurate thermometer allowed by the laws of physics — one that could detect the smallest fluctuations in microscopic regions, such as the variations within a biological cell.

Designing the rail track of the future

New research will lead to better train ride quality and lower maintenance rail track.

New Director of International Office to join this summer

The University of Nottingham has appointed a new International Office Director to drive forward its ambitious plans to increase overseas student recruitment and forge new global partnerships.

Former Chancellor and key figure in Nottingham's scientific heritage has died

Sir Gordon Ivan Hobday, a leading British scientist and former Chancellor and graduate of the University of Nottingham, has died aged 99.
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