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The Periodic Table of Videos is 10 years old today

The Periodic Table of Videos is 10 years old today

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They have 1,074,181 subscribers and have won numerous awards, and today – Sunday 24th June 2018 - the team behind the Periodic Videos are celebrating ten years since they posted their very first film on Youtube.
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Yesterday
Nottingham expert wins award for revealing true number of modern slaves

Nottingham expert wins award for revealing true number of modern slaves

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An expert from the Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham, who applied a new technique for estimating the real extent of modern slavery, has been recognised with a prestigious award. Professor Kevin Bales' ESRC-funded work on estimates of the numbers of people enslaved has won him the £10,000 award for Outstanding International Impact in the 2018 Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Celebrating Impact Prize.
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3 days ago
Not so happily ever after — the dark and disturbing side of fairy tales at Nottingham Lakeside Arts

Not so happily ever after — the dark and disturbing side of fairy tales at Nottingham Lakeside Arts

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Not so happily ever after — the dark and disturbing side of fairy tales at Nottingham Lakeside Arts
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3 days ago
Mum faces her fears in skydiving challenge to raise money for brain tumour research

Mum faces her fears in skydiving challenge to raise money for brain tumour research

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A mum with an extreme fear of falling is to take to the air – and then skydive from 10,000 feet – to raise money for research into a rare form of brain cancer which has left her teenage daughter facing life-changing disabilities.
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4 days ago
University of Nottingham Lakeside Arts announces new public art commission

University of Nottingham Lakeside Arts announces new public art commission

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University of Nottingham Lakeside Arts announces new public art commission
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5 days ago
New Director Appointed to Lead Nottingham Institute

New Director Appointed to Lead Nottingham Institute

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A senior civil servant has been appointed as the Director of the University of Nottingham's new Institute for Policy and Engagement to deliver a step change in awareness, perception and policy impact of the University's world-leading research among influential policymakers and politicians across the globe.Stephen Meek will be joining the University from the Cabinet Office where he is currently a Director responsible for improving how government policymakers collaborate with universities to ensure that policy and legislation reflects cutting-edge, evidence-based research.
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5 days ago
Cancer research spin-out sale nets £3.6 million for University of Nottingham

Cancer research spin-out sale nets £3.6 million for University of Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham has sold its shares in a cancer research spin-out company in a commercial deal worth £3.6 million.
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5 days ago
Nottingham's Universities to be part of national inquiry

Nottingham's Universities to be part of national inquiry

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The impact Nottingham's two universities have on the city and wider community will be heard as part of a national inquiry.The UPP Foundation Civic University Commission is looking at the role of universities – what they contribute to their communities and how they can serve their place in the 21st century.
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5 days ago
Game-changing finding pushes 3D printing to the molecular limit

Game-changing finding pushes 3D printing to the molecular limit

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New University of Nottingham research proves that advanced materials containing molecules that switch states in response to environmental stimuli such as light can be fabricated using 3D printing.
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5 days ago
Nottingham student talent showcased in prize-giving celebration

Nottingham student talent showcased in prize-giving celebration

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Nottingham student talent showcased in prize-giving celebration
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6 days ago
Fake Facebook account reveals how we fall for fake news

Fake Facebook account reveals how we fall for fake news

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A fictitious Facebook account set up by a team of researchers highlights the difficulties in combating the spread of fake news, because of the way we assess news when it is presented via social media.
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10 days ago
£2m to bring pioneering regenerative medicine to market

£2m to bring pioneering regenerative medicine to market

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Pioneering specialist in regenerative medicine receives £2million finance package to help fast-track its medical inventions to market.
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11 days ago
Healthcare professionals get new guidance on how to talk to people living with dementia

Healthcare professionals get new guidance on how to talk to people living with dementia

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Experts at the University of Nottingham have developed a new training course for healthcare professionals to help them communicate more effectively with patients living with dementia.
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11 days ago
A choice between home and work – how gender inequalities at work mean women can rarely 'have it all'

A choice between home and work – how gender inequalities at work mean women can rarely 'have it all'

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A 'boys club' culture and a lack of flexibility for working mothers are two of the reasons for a gender imbalance in the highest ranking positions in the City of London advertising industry - according to new research.
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12 days ago
University of Nottingham acquires personal archive of DH Lawrence

University of Nottingham acquires personal archive of DH Lawrence

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The University of Nottingham has acquired a unique archive of treasures linked to Nottingham's most famous literary son, DH Lawrence.
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13 days ago
Volvo Trucks backs new research to turn old diesel engines into green energy storage machines

Volvo Trucks backs new research to turn old diesel engines into green energy storage machines

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A pioneering project aims to convert air-polluting diesel engines due for scrap into renewable power storage units that can charge electric bus and lorry fleets. The research is being carried out by the University of Nottingham with support from Volvo Trucks.
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2 weeks ago
Champion of learning disability nursing awarded MBE

Champion of learning disability nursing awarded MBE

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The achievements of a University of Nottingham nursing lead have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.Helen Laverty has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her expertise in learning disability nursing and her pioneering work in shaping Government policy on health and social care.
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2 weeks ago
Cider leftovers turned into award-winning BBQ snack

Cider leftovers turned into award-winning BBQ snack

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A team of food science students from the University of Nottingham has won the gold prize in a UK competition for food innovation with their spicy BBQ flavoured savoury snack made from the by-product of cider. The 'RICH Pickings' team won Ectrophelia UK with their 'Pom Puffs' product - a tasty and nutritious snack made from extruded apple pomace and maize, packaged in a recyclable pouch.
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2 weeks ago
Social democrats must revisit their past if they are to be part of Labour's future

Social democrats must revisit their past if they are to be part of Labour's future

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Social democrats must rediscover their principled purpose if they are ever to recover their position in the Labour party according to a University of Nottingham Professor.
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2 weeks ago
First imaging tool on horizon to analyse how live cells 'talk' to their habitat to circulate disease

First imaging tool on horizon to analyse how live cells 'talk' to their habitat to circulate disease

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A new optical technique to help scientists observe live cells in 4D and understand what triggers them to mutate and spread disease around the human body is being led by the University of Nottingham in collaboration with Heriot Watt University and the University of Glasgow.
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2 weeks ago
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