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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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Yesterday
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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Yesterday
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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1 day ago
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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1 day ago
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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1 day ago
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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4 days ago
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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5 days ago
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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5 days ago
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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6 days ago
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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6 days ago
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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8 days ago
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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8 days ago
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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9 days ago
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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9 days ago
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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11 days ago
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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12 days ago
Audience take their MOMENT to conduct live musicians…with their minds!

Audience take their MOMENT to conduct live musicians…with their minds!

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The MOMENT is a unique brain controlled film where the plot is determined by the viewer, and now for the first time the music from the film will also be conducted live via the thoughts of two members of the audience.
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13 days ago
Brand-new flagship Cripps Health Centre offers outstanding facilities for students and staff

Brand-new flagship Cripps Health Centre offers outstanding facilities for students and staff

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The official opening of the University of Nottingham's new Cripps Health Centre — the largest single site health centre in the country — is to take place in a ceremony on Monday 12 November.
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13 days ago
Nottingham and China align in a concert to perform Holst's magnificent The Planets

Nottingham and China align in a concert to perform Holst's magnificent The Planets

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Musicians from the Zhejiang Conservatory of Music in China are to join with the University of Nottingham's Philharmonia and Choir for a week-long programme of events, which will culminate in a special gala public concert, to mark the end of their first ever UK tour.
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2 weeks ago
'Are My Hands Clean?' – Baroness lecture to help understand modern slavery

'Are My Hands Clean?' – Baroness lecture to help understand modern slavery

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How businesses can identify and tackle modern slavery will be one of the subjects for Baroness Lola Young's inaugural lecture as an Honorary Professor at the University of Nottingham on 12th November.
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2 weeks ago
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