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The MRI story in Nottingham – a unique archive in the making

The MRI story in Nottingham – a unique archive in the making

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Archivists, conservators and digitisers create an archive charting the development of magnetic resonance imaging in Nottingham
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2 days ago
Lego tournament goes into orbit with local schoolchildren

Lego tournament goes into orbit with local schoolchildren

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Children from schools across the East Midlands are taking their building skills into orbit at the regional heat of the global FIRST®LEGO®League tournament taking place at the University of Nottingham next week.
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2 days ago
Computer Science Professor selected for top scientific adviser role

Computer Science Professor selected for top scientific adviser role

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Professor Tom Rodden has been appointed as the Chief Scientific Adviser for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
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2 days ago
Government advice on mental health and behaviour in schools: Where is the evidence?

Government advice on mental health and behaviour in schools: Where is the evidence?

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The quality of research into the impact of social and emotional learning (SEL) interventions in UK schools needs to improve in order for the programmes to be successful, says new research.
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3 days ago
Study calls for stricter regulation of elusive rabbit breeding industry

Study calls for stricter regulation of elusive rabbit breeding industry

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Researchers are calling for tighter regulation of the pet rabbit breeding industry after a survey revealed shortfalls in standards of rabbit husbandry and many unlicensed breeders in the UK.
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3 days ago
Honorary doctorate for inspirational actor and campaigner Sarah Gordy

Honorary doctorate for inspirational actor and campaigner Sarah Gordy

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Actor, dancer, model and passionate Mencap campaigner Sarah Gordy had some inspirational words of wisdom for The University of Nottingham's newest graduates when she became the first person with Down's Syndrome to be awarded an honorary degree from a UK university
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3 days ago
New genetic study could lead to better treatment of severe asthma

New genetic study could lead to better treatment of severe asthma

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The largest-ever genetic study of people with moderate-to-severe asthma has revealed new insights into the underlying causes of the disease which could help improve its diagnosis and treatment.
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5 days ago
£1.5m study to test diagnostic tool for child and adolescent mental health

£1.5m study to test diagnostic tool for child and adolescent mental health

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A diagnostic tool, which can be used by mental health clinicians to assess children and teenagers, is to be evaluated by experts from the University of Nottingham and Institute of Mental Health, thanks to a £1.5m NIHR grant.
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6 days ago
Nottingham expert puts museum collection under the spotlight

Nottingham expert puts museum collection under the spotlight

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The stories behind objects in People's History Museum's vast collection have been given a fresh perspective and relevance for contemporary audiences. A series of short films have been created to enable people to explore and access the stories behind some of the key pieces that tell of the nation's democratic history.
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8 days ago
£24m Nottingham research facility opens to transform UK manufacturing in the digital age

£24m Nottingham research facility opens to transform UK manufacturing in the digital age

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With manufacturing on the cusp of a technological revolution, a flagship research facility is opening its doors at the University of Nottingham to help future-proof UK industry in a competitive global market.
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9 days ago
Survey reveals bovine TB in a fifth of roadkill badgers in Cheshire

Survey reveals bovine TB in a fifth of roadkill badgers in Cheshire

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The first study to test for bovine tuberculosis in badgers on the edge of the cattle TB epidemic in England, has shown that one in five badgers tested positive for the disease.
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9 days ago
Blast off for first UK-led experiment on the International Space Station

Blast off for first UK-led experiment on the International Space Station

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UK-led research is taking place on the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time, following a successful launch from Kennedy Space Centre at Cape Canaveral in the US
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10 days ago
Look what scientists found under the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree

Look what scientists found under the Trafalgar Square Christmas tree

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X-Ray vision gets to the root of our favourite Christmas tree - the Norway Spruce
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10 days ago
Latest survey offers new understanding of the FE maths teacher workforce

Latest survey offers new understanding of the FE maths teacher workforce

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Building a high-quality maths teaching workforce in Further Education (FE) requires a better understanding of career pathways, differentiated high-quality initial training and more subject-specific professional development, new research shows.
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11 days ago
£11.15m grant secured to pilot driverless taxis in London

£11.15m grant secured to pilot driverless taxis in London

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The University of Nottingham is part of a major new government-backed initiative to trial self-driving taxis around parts of London.
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12 days ago
Nature's 'laboratory' offers clues on how plants thrive through genetic diversity

Nature's 'laboratory' offers clues on how plants thrive through genetic diversity

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Scientists have turned to nature's own 'laboratory' for clues about how plants adapt in the environment to ensure their own survival.
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12 days ago
Why modern slavery should be everyone's business

Why modern slavery should be everyone's business

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Businesses across Nottinghamshire are being invited to a free workshop to learn more about modern slavery and what their responsibilities are as an employer, supplier and customer.
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12 days ago
Nottingham research helps move maths app from Africa to schools in the UK

Nottingham research helps move maths app from Africa to schools in the UK

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A transformative educational app developed by onebillion that was researched by the University of Nottingham has moved from trials in Africa to schools across England.Professor Nicola Pitchford from the University of Nottingham has led the research for this project and joined International Development Minister Harriett Baldwin at a school to see the onebillion app in action, helping children improve their numeracy skills.
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12 days ago
Nottingham to award honorary degree to inspirational actor Sarah Gordy

Nottingham to award honorary degree to inspirational actor Sarah Gordy

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Inspirational actor, dancer, model and Mencap campaigner Sarah Gordy MBE is to receive an honorary doctorate from The University of Nottingham.
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13 days ago
Research showcase addresses future of aerospace propulsion

Research showcase addresses future of aerospace propulsion

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How academia and industry can solve the challenges of future aircraft propulsion was the focus of an annual showcase held at a major centre for aerospace research at the University of Nottingham this week.
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2 weeks ago
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