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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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2 weeks 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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2 weeks 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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2 weeks 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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2 weeks 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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2 weeks 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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3 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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3 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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4 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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4 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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4 weeks ago
World leading NHS meningitis vaccine trial for teenagers

World leading NHS meningitis vaccine trial for teenagers

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Nottinghamshire teenagers are being invited to join the fight against meningitis by taking part in a study to see whether giving a group B meningococcal (MenB) vaccine to teenagers reduces carriage of this bacteria in their throat, potentially providing protection to all ages from this dangerous infection.
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4 weeks ago
Research sheds new light on improving rice yields

Research sheds new light on improving rice yields

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Light is essential for plant growth but getting the right amount for crops out in the field at the mercy of the climate is very difficult, now plant scientists have found a way to tackle this with the help of a protein that allows rice crops to regulate the amount of light they can safely use.
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4 weeks ago
BUCS Big Wednesday at the University of Nottingham receives a Royal seal of approval

BUCS Big Wednesday at the University of Nottingham receives a Royal seal of approval

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BUCS Big Wednesday at the University of Nottingham receives a Royal seal of approval
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5 weeks ago
Shaking up newborn ambulance transportation for a brighter future

Shaking up newborn ambulance transportation for a brighter future

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Premature babies could benefit from a new safer transport incubator for transferring them between hospitals, as a result of pioneering NIHR-funded research by the University of Nottingham's bioengineers, clinicians and scientists.
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5 weeks ago
New brain scanner allows patients to move freely for the first time

New brain scanner allows patients to move freely for the first time

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A new generation of brain scanner, that can be worn like a helmet allowing patients to move naturally whilst being scanned, has been developed by researchers at the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre, University of Nottingham and the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging, UCL. It is part of a five-year Wellcome funded project which has the potential to revolutionise the world of human brain imaging.
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5 weeks ago
University of Nottingham receives £250,000 to help combat infectious diseases

University of Nottingham receives £250,000 to help combat infectious diseases

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The University of Nottingham has received a grant of £250,000 to establish a new Centre for Global Virus Research.
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5 weeks ago
Cold can activate body's 'good' fat at a cellular level, study finds

Cold can activate body's 'good' fat at a cellular level, study finds

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Lower temperatures can activate the body's 'good' fat formation at a cellular level, a new study led by academics at The University of Nottingham has found.
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5 weeks ago
University experts back campaign for state-of-the-art brain scanner

University experts back campaign for state-of-the-art brain scanner

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During Brain Tumour Awareness Month (March), researchers at The University of Nottingham are backing a campaign to provide new state-state-of-the-art scanning equipment for children undergoing intricate brain surgery.
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5 weeks ago
New medical school for Lincolnshire to boost local healthcare

New medical school for Lincolnshire to boost local healthcare

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A new medical school is to be established in an exciting collaboration between the University of Nottingham and the University of Lincoln to offer first-class medical education in Lincolnshire.
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5 weeks ago
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