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A life-saving high chair for Buck the poorly Labrador

A life-saving high chair for Buck the poorly Labrador

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The heart-breaking story of a young dog who can't swallow properly and was in danger of starving to death has had a happy ending thanks to a creative intervention by University of Nottingham vets and a product design lecturer from De Montfort University in Leicester.
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Our inspirational award winners

Our inspirational award winners

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The discovery of new bacteria-resistant plastics to reduce the incidence of hospital acquired-infections, one of the Uk's most significant heritage regeneration projects, a one-in-a-million snail and keyhole surgery for jet engines were some of the research projects recognised at the University's 2018 Knowledge Exchange and Impact Awards date?.More than 250 colleagues, industry and civic partners and friends attended the awards evening at the East Midlands Conference Centre to celebrate the impact of our research in Nottingham, the UK and across the world.
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Call for 'whole-system approach' to tackle workplace mental health issue gaps

Call for 'whole-system approach' to tackle workplace mental health issue gaps

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Representatives from across industry have called for a whole-system approach to mental health in the workplace, as a new study revealed gaps in the way organisations tackle issues such as depression, anxiety, self-harm and psychosis.
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The Romeo and Juliet of particle physics comes to Lakeside

The Romeo and Juliet of particle physics comes to Lakeside

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When Shakespeare and science collide – that's the essence of a new opera coming to Nottingham Lakeside Arts' Djanogly Theatre
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Expeditions to help improve lung health in Nepal

Expeditions to help improve lung health in Nepal

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A group of doctors and scientists from the University of Nottingham and the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre are teaming up with researchers in Nepal to tackle a major public health problem in the country – chronic lung disease.
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New university hub to drive UK's intelligent mobility agenda

New university hub to drive UK's intelligent mobility agenda

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As driverless, electric transport becomes more prevalent and smart technologies will help us to navigate and connect with the places we live and work, The University of Nottingham has launched a new initiative to ensure such innovations lead to sustainable, healthy and productive cities of the future.
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Students design award-winning superbug 'eater'

Students design award-winning superbug 'eater'

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The concept of a new bacteria-eating virus designed to fight the modern-day superbug Clostridium difficile, has been developed by a team of University of Nottingham students in a global competition.
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From the Arctic to the tropics - researchers present a unique database on Earth's vegetation

From the Arctic to the tropics - researchers present a unique database on Earth's vegetation

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Which plant species grow where, alongside which others - and why? An international team of scientists has produced the world's first global database of vegetation plots, which contains over 1.1 million complete lists of plant species abundances from field surveys across all terrestrial ecosystems.
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Imaging project launched to transform treatment of kidney disease

Imaging project launched to transform treatment of kidney disease

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A research team led by the University of Nottingham, has been awarded a grant by the Medical Research Council (MRC) to enable the clinical translation of renal imaging and transform the way kidney disease is diagnosed and treated. The University of Nottingham has been awarded £783,190 to work on this partnership grant alongside the University of Cambridge, University College London, and University of Leeds, together with the charity Kidney Research UK.
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Finding rules in the chaos that could help reveal secrets of the Big Bang

Finding rules in the chaos that could help reveal secrets of the Big Bang

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New research has revealed that non-equilibrium quantum systems do obey universal laws, a discovery that can bring us closer to revealing the secrets of the Big Bang. Researchers from the University of Nottingham joined teams at the Technical University of Vienna and the University Heidenberg to undertake the research, published in Nature. It shows that when quantum particles whirl around they obey universal laws, meaning what is true for one quantum system is also true for others.
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Laser technology uncovers medieval secrets locked in Alpine ice core

Laser technology uncovers medieval secrets locked in Alpine ice core

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A new study has found ground-breaking evidence from an ice core in the Swiss-Italian Alps that proves the 7th century switch from gold to silver currencies in western Europe actually occurred a quarter of a century earlier than previously thought.
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Last Year
New power electronics research centre is latest landmark building at University

New power electronics research centre is latest landmark building at University

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The University of Nottingham has been given the go-ahead for a new £13.5m research facility - a global centre of excellence in Power Electronics, Machines and Control.
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A year of the Technician Commitment

A year of the Technician Commitment

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The University of Nottingham's pledge to develop, value and sustain technical staff has been supported by 75 universities and research institutes across the country.
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Last Year
Students' free vet service for the homeless crowdfunds for new mobile clinic

Students' free vet service for the homeless crowdfunds for new mobile clinic

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Students from The University of Nottingham who provide free veterinary care for the pets of homeless and vulnerably housed people are fundraising for a new specially-equipped mobile clinic.
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Last Year
Designer Sir Paul Smith brings inspiration to University of Nottingham

Designer Sir Paul Smith brings inspiration to University of Nottingham

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Sir Paul Smith visited the University of Nottingham today (Monday 12 November) to deliver the first in a new series of Vice-Chancellor's public lectures to over 250 students, staff and members of the public and business community. The lecture was also live-streamed to the 12,000 students studying at the University of Nottingham's campuses in Ningbo, China and Malaysia.
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Frozen Ark gets Lottery cash to preserve DNA of native British animals

Frozen Ark gets Lottery cash to preserve DNA of native British animals

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The Frozen Ark, a biobanking charity based at the University of Nottingham, has won National Lottery funding to help develop a National Archive for DNA and tissues of native British animals.
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Volunteers needed to help understand and prevent suicide in autistic community

Volunteers needed to help understand and prevent suicide in autistic community

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Researchers are looking for people to take part in a new study to better understand why autistic people may be more likely to take their own life, to help shape new ways to prevent future deaths by suicide.
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Painting pictures of hearing loss with poetry and prose

Painting pictures of hearing loss with poetry and prose

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The power and potential of creative writing as therapy is to be explored in a new project aimed at people with different hearing loss and hearing related problems.
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Being Human festival explores 'Origins and Endings'

Being Human festival explores 'Origins and Endings'

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Members of the public will be able to learn about the end of the First World War, the Suffragette movement and D.H Lawrence's past - as part of the annual Being Human Festival.
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New-awareness-campaign-highlights-the-importance-of-safeguarding-adults-at-risk-of-abuse

New-awareness-campaign-highlights-the-importance-of-safeguarding-adults-at-risk-of-abuse

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The first National Safeguarding Adults Week is being launched to promote the importance of safeguarding the health and wellbeing of adults across the UK.
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