November 2015

University's 'Evidence Based Healthcare Centre' set to build new collaborations in China

The University has launched the Evidence Based Healthcare Centre in Ningbo.

Brain tumour research appeal: what will you give this Christmas?

People are being urged to give an extra gift this Christmas – to fund life-saving research for children affected by deadly brain tumours.

New free online service to help people use hearing aids

Nottingham hearing researchers have launched a free online service to help people who are new to hearing aids use them effectively. C2Hear Online has been developed to help people who struggle to adapt to them to persevere and could transform lives of those with hearing difficulties

Nottingham joins university consortium to drive research collaboration between Mexico and UK

The Mexico-UK Visiting Chair Initiative will see senior figures from prestigious UK and Mexican universities spend up to two weeks each year working collaboratively to explore new and exciting links in research and teaching.

Green Gown Award win for Nottingham students

A team of entrepreneurial students from The University of Nottingham has scooped a prestigious Green Gown Award 2015 for their efforts to tackle social and environmental issues.

Nottingham researchers tackle spread of pancreatic cancer

Nottingham scientists are investigating potential new ways of fighting a cancer which has the lowest survival rate of all common cancers.

Graduate wanted for critter cuisine research project!

The University has partnered with Monkfield Nutrition, one of the UK's biggest insect breeders, to strike up a more delicious relationship with our creepy-crawly friends.

THE excellence award for The University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham has won one of the most prestigious awards in UK higher education. Nottingham was named number one for its 'Outstanding Support for Early Career Researchers' at the Times Higher Education Awards 2015.

Top priorities named in hearing loss research

Experts have published a list of the most urgent priorities for researching a debilitating condition that affects more than 10 million people in the UK.

New clinical trial to improve diagnosis of asthma

A research team at The University of Nottingham is calling on people diagnosed with mild asthma to take part in a clinical trial to see whether a simple new breath test can improve the diagnosis and treatment of the condition.

Former Secretary of State visits The University of Nottingham

Sir Vince Cable, the former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills will be presenting a public lecture at The University of Nottingham on Tuesday 1st December.

Energy research at Nottingham set to accelerate following £180m investment

The University of Nottingham is set to play a crucial role in the next step towards the transformation of the UK's energy sector after the Government confirmed £60m investment for the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA). The investment is backed by a further £120m from the private sector and Midlands Innovation universities.

New free online course for healthcare educators

The School of Health Sciences launches its first Massive Open Online Course to share pioneering eLearning techniques with people in healthcare training.

Brains Behind the Wheel - could virtual reality teach us to avoid real life accidents

Scientists are exploring the use of car driving simulators as tools for training and testing drivers to reduce road traffic accidents and fatalities.

Nottingham spin-out wins BASF's global NanoChallenge

Promethean Particles, a spin-out company from The University of Nottingham, has won a global competition run by BASF, the world's largest chemical company.

MRI technology to offer most detailed insight into how the brain controls our sense of touch

Large three year study will reveal cortical processing of our sense of touch at an unprecedented level of image resolution.

Cyclin' out of gear: malaria parasites grinding to a halt

Scientists from The University of Nottingham have uncovered the role of cyclin - the protein molecule that drives the growth of malaria within mosquitoes.

New risk tools spot patients at high risk of diabetes complications

People with diabetes who are at high risk of blindness and amputation because of their condition could get better preventative treatment thanks to two new risk prediction tools created by University of Nottingham researchers and medical software company Clinrisk Ltd.

New ATI-funded £5.6m aerospace project announced by Business Minister

The University of Nottingham is to lead a new aerospace project to provide a unique national testing facility for the development of safer, greener aerospace engines.

Business minister celebrates ground-breaking Technology Entrepreneurship Centre

Business Minister Anna Soubry visited The University of Nottingham today to mark the start of work on a new £5.2m centre which will house the next generation of Nottingham's entrepreneurs.

Drone used to scan mysterious Hemlock Stone in Nottinghamshire

The University of Nottingham has used a drone to survey a 200-million-year-old red sandstone pillar in Nottinghamshire to determine if it was made by prehistoric humans or is a natural feature.

Student's headphones are music to the ears of product design business

A former University of Nottingham student made such an impression with her headphone designs that a new company is being been set up to develop and manufacture them.
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