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Partnership with RSPCA offers vet students hands-on shelter medicine experience

Partnership with RSPCA offers vet students hands-on shelter medicine experience

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Vet students are gaining hands-on experience of the challenges and rewards of shelter medicine thanks to a new partnership between the University of Nottingham and the RSPCA Radcliffe Animal Centre.
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1 hour ago
New care package can improve treatment of people with acute kidney injury, study finds

New care package can improve treatment of people with acute kidney injury, study finds

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A large clinical trial involving people with acute kidney injury has found that a new package of interventions can significantly improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients, as well as improving their care experience.
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7 hours ago
Food scientist wins award for research excellence

Food scientist wins award for research excellence

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A food scientist from the University of Nottingham has won a prestigious award from the Royal Society of Chemistry in recognition of her research achievements.Dr Joanne Gould was presented with the RSC's Food Group Junior Medal, less than two years since becoming an Assistant Professor.
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3 days ago
Scientists solve mystery of a fish called Mary's 'virgin' birth

Scientists solve mystery of a fish called Mary's 'virgin' birth

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A female stickleback fish, nick-named 'Mary', has produced offspring from eggs that appear to have been fertilised while they were still inside her, according to scientists at the University of Nottingham.
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6 days ago
New research aims to give birth to fearless pregnancy

New research aims to give birth to fearless pregnancy

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Academics and local business owners have launched a new research project to ease fear and anxiety around childbirth for parents to be.
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7 days ago
Using innovation to change lives and improve communities

Using innovation to change lives and improve communities

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Entrepreneurs will be helping to find solutions to some of society's biggest problems at this year's Ingenuity19 – the UK's largest innovation competition.
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9 days ago
Nottingham makes ambitious new commitment to support the city's future

Nottingham makes ambitious new commitment to support the city's future

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The University of Nottingham has reaffirmed its commitment to the City and wider region by pledging to put the economy and quality of life in the local community at the top of its list of future priorities.Nottingham joins 30 other universities across the UK – which include many of the best-known names in higher education - in committing to produce a "Civic University Agreement" in partnership with local government and other major institutions.
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9 days ago
Curious about science? – head to the festival!

Curious about science? – head to the festival!

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Have you ever wondered why some things taste sweet and other things sour? Or where candle wax goes? Or what would happen if the earth lost its gravity for a day? The Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity provides the chance to find out the answers!
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2 weeks ago
New welfare tool to help improve the lives of elephants in human care

New welfare tool to help improve the lives of elephants in human care

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Zoos and safari parks in the UK are using a special new tool to help them more successfully monitor the wellbeing of elephants in their care, thanks to a study led by The University of Nottingham.
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2 weeks ago
Boobie Ball 2 raises more than £17,000 for fight against breast cancer

Boobie Ball 2 raises more than £17,000 for fight against breast cancer

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A charity ball organised by a group of women whose lives have been touched by breast cancer has raised more than £17,000 – for research at The University of Nottingham – aimed at stopping the devastating disease in its tracks.
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2 weeks ago
Pioneering children's nurse is first in UK to win prestigious clinical lectureship

Pioneering children's nurse is first in UK to win prestigious clinical lectureship

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An expert in paediatric and family nursing at the University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Dr Joseph Manning, has become the first children's nurse in the UK to be awarded a Clinical Lectureship from the Department of Health and Social Care.
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2 weeks ago
£45m to train the next generation of global problem solvers

£45m to train the next generation of global problem solvers

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The University of Nottingham has won new funding for five centres that will train the brightest postgraduate researchers to tackle pressing global challenges, and keep the UK at the cutting edge of scientific research. The Centres of Doctoral Training (CDTs) are funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), with partners in industry adding to the overall investment. Two of the CDTs have received funding from Science Foundation Ireland.
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2 weeks ago
Study into age-related eye disease to investigate genetic risk factors

Study into age-related eye disease to investigate genetic risk factors

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Over 60s residents of an East Yorkshire town are being offered the chance to play an important role in the future development of personalised treatments for age-related eye disease.
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3 weeks ago
Puffin bills 'glow' under UV light, study discovers

Puffin bills 'glow' under UV light, study discovers

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They're one of our most beloved seabirds and are famous for their prominent, brightly-coloured beaks, but now researchers at the University of Nottingham have discovered that puffins have been harbouring a clever 'super power' in their beautiful bills.
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3 weeks ago
New guidance for vets launched to 'Keep Britain's Pets Healthy'

New guidance for vets launched to 'Keep Britain's Pets Healthy'

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New recommendations to help vets give pet owners the best possible consultations on how to keep their animals healthy have been launched by researchers at the University of Nottingham and global pharmaceutical company MSD Animal Health.
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3 weeks ago
Nottingham ends unconditional offers

Nottingham ends unconditional offers

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The University of Nottingham will cease making unconditional offers to all undergraduate applicants from this September, unless they already hold their qualifications. The University took the decision in December to end its High Achievers scheme, introduced in 2014 to secure and support the most talented students. This will affect those applying for September 2020 entry onwards.The scheme's use of unconditional offers initially proved useful in attracting applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds and delivered modest gains in student recruitment and conversion in targeted subjects.
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3 weeks ago
Periodic Table celebrations will have Nottingham in its element

Periodic Table celebrations will have Nottingham in its element

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The International year of the Periodic Table is launched today (Jan 29th) in Paris and the University of Nottingham has revealed some exciting plans to celebrate this scientific milestone, including creating a Nottingham Periodic table featuring recognisable landmarks, sayings and people from the city.
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3 weeks ago
Phone or video call therapy improves health anxiety and saves money, study finds

Phone or video call therapy improves health anxiety and saves money, study finds

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A new study by mental health experts has found that easy-access, remotely-delivered psychological treatment can significantly reduce extreme health anxiety in people who repeatedly go to the doctor, or hospital emergency departments.
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3 weeks ago
New theory sends temperatures to new lows

New theory sends temperatures to new lows

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Researchers have developed a new theory for recording the lowest temperatures ever measured, with the largest accuracy allowed by the laws of Nature. This line of research holds promise to revolutionise low-temperature physics and could find a plethora of applications in emerging quantum technologies.
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3 weeks ago
£1.5m grant to power the future of electric transport research

£1.5m grant to power the future of electric transport research

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The Wolfson Foundation has generously donated £1.5m to fund state-of-the-art equipment that will advance research into sustainable, electric transport at the University of Nottingham.
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3 weeks ago
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