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From Rags to Witches – the grim tale of children's stories

From Rags to Witches – the grim tale of children's stories

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Once upon a time, fairy tales were not for children – and some were even banned by the church as a threat to faith or morality. A new exhibition at Lakeside Arts tells the story of children's stories using original archives and rare books from the University's Manuscripts and Special Collections.
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3 days ago
Centre for Healthcare Technologies wins prestigious national award

Centre for Healthcare Technologies wins prestigious national award

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The Centre for Healthcare Technologies (CHT), a joint venture between the University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, has been recognised with a prestigious national award in this year's NHS England Healthcare Science Awards ceremony.
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5 days ago
Antimicrobial therapy can prevent sepsis in pneumonia patients

Antimicrobial therapy can prevent sepsis in pneumonia patients

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Antimicrobial therapy that targets specific cells in the immune system could prevent sepsis and life-threatening disease in people with pneumonia, new research by Nottingham and Leicester scientists has shown.
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6 days ago
GP exchange aims to improve primary care training in UK and China

GP exchange aims to improve primary care training in UK and China

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A unique collaboration between the UK and China is set to benefit GPs of the future – and their patients – by identifying the real challenge of Chinese GP training system and driving forward improvements in clinical training.
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6 days ago
£5 million award to help innovation in the region

£5 million award to help innovation in the region

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A connected system of technology transfer offices that will drive jobs and economic growth across the Midlands is set to be launched following a £5 million award.
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6 days ago
Plant root hair discovery could restyle crop production

Plant root hair discovery could restyle crop production

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Scientists have discovered a way plants improve foraging for nutrients in the soil – a discovery that will help create new varieties of crops that can meet the challenges of the changing climate.Plants need to take up sufficient levels of the essential nutrient phosphate (P) from the soil to grow. To increase their surface area to take up more P from the soil, plants elongate root hairs. New research from the University of Nottingham and a multinational team of collaborators reveals how this process works, opening the way to create improved varieties of crops.
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9 days ago
China announced as a test bed for supercapattery technology

China announced as a test bed for supercapattery technology

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Researchers at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China are leading a major drive to develop the third generation of supercapattery – an electricity storage device that combines the advantages of batteries and supercapacitors – to generate high power with high energy density.
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9 days ago
The Vikings set sail to Nottingham for public event

The Vikings set sail to Nottingham for public event

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The University of Nottingham is rounding up its successful series of Viking events with the 14th Annual Midlands Viking Symposium.
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10 days ago
New bacteria resistant materials get go ahead for trials on humans

New bacteria resistant materials get go ahead for trials on humans

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A medical device coated with new bacteria resistant materials, discovered by a team at the University of Nottingham, has been approved for use by hospitals in the UK and Europe.
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10 days ago
Using research to end modern slavery

Using research to end modern slavery

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A new report published today looks in detail at what research is being undertaken about modern slavery in the UK and what research we still need.
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11 days ago
World-leading expert in slavery perpetrators joins Nottingham

World-leading expert in slavery perpetrators joins Nottingham

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The Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham has welcomed a world-leading expert on modern slavery perpetrators as its latest recruit.
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12 days ago
New land motion map shows the human impact on the UK landscape

New land motion map shows the human impact on the UK landscape

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Researchers at the University of Nottingham who developed groundbreaking technology which was used to create the first country-wide land motion map of Scotland, have scored another first by creating a new UK-wide ground motion map.
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12 days ago
Cheers to the return of the Pint of Science festival!

Cheers to the return of the Pint of Science festival!

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Science is leaving the lab and heading to the pubs and bars of Nottingham as one of the world's largest festivals of public science returns to the city, and tickets for this popular event have been launched today (9 April).
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13 days ago
New growth for research that improves lives in China

New growth for research that improves lives in China

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Research carried out by academics at the University of Nottingham Ningbo is helping to improve the lives of people in China.The University is leading the way in research into the areas of improved healthcare, greener transport, and sustainable environments.
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13 days ago
New study to test the role of cortisol on pregnancy in women on IVF

New study to test the role of cortisol on pregnancy in women on IVF

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A new study by experts at the University of Nottingham and CARE Fertility is to explore the role of the stress hormone 'cortisol' on pregnancy in women undergoing IVF treatment.
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2 weeks ago
Young people with ADHD 'more likely' to come from deprived neighbourhoods

Young people with ADHD 'more likely' to come from deprived neighbourhoods

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Children and young adults diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are twice as likely to come from the most socio-economically deprived neighbourhoods in England than the least deprived, new research has found.
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2 weeks ago
New £23m Nottingham research facility to drive breakthroughs in serious disease

New £23m Nottingham research facility to drive breakthroughs in serious disease

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Work is underway on a new £23m research facility at The University of Nottingham that will bring together experts in serious diseases including cancer, cardiovascular, liver, bone and respiratory conditions to encourage collaboration and drive new breakthroughs in treatment and diagnosis.
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2 weeks ago
Exploring dementia home care through pictures and words

Exploring dementia home care through pictures and words

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A new beautifully illustrated graphic novel explores the challenges of providing home care for people with dementia, and brings to life the day-to-day struggles of carers.
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3 weeks ago
New facial expression app to monitor mood in stroke patients

New facial expression app to monitor mood in stroke patients

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A new medical app that helps brain-damaged stroke patients communicate how they are feeling has been developed and tested by researchers at the University of Nottingham.
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3 weeks ago
Good neighbours really do matter according to a new study

Good neighbours really do matter according to a new study

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Poorer countries with 'bad' neighbours are more likely to perform less well when it comes to human rights according to new research from the University of Nottingham.
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3 weeks ago
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