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60 businesses plot growth with the University of Nottingham

60 businesses plot growth with the University of Nottingham

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A hugely successful business growth programme at the University of Nottingham came to a close this week. Across the three cohorts of Unlocking Growth Potential, 60 local businesses have benefitted from a free programme of training and coaching.
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9 weeks ago
Patient power sets top research priorities for lichen sclerosus

Patient power sets top research priorities for lichen sclerosus

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People with a distressing skin condition, lichen sclerosus, have helped dermatologists set the top 10 priorities for future medical research into the disease.
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9 weeks ago
New Chair Designate for University Council

New Chair Designate for University Council

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Sir Keith O'Nions has been appointed Chair-Designate of Council for the University of Nottingham, taking up the role from January 2020 it is announced today.Sir Keith is a renowned scientist and former President and Rector of Imperial College London. His career includes roles as Director-General Science and Innovation, at the Department for Innovation and Universities and Skills, and Chief Scientific Advisor to the Ministry of Defence.
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9 weeks ago
Could cancer anti-sickness drug end the misery for IBS patients?

Could cancer anti-sickness drug end the misery for IBS patients?

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A nationwide clinical trial is to investigate whether a commonly-prescribed anti-sickness drug could be the answer for the 1.3 million people in the UK who suffer the pain and misery of irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea (IBS-D).
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9 weeks ago
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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10 weeks 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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10 weeks 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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10 weeks 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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10 weeks 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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10 weeks 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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10 weeks 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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10 weeks 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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10 weeks 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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11 weeks 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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11 weeks 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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11 weeks 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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11 weeks 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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11 weeks 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 weeks 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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11 weeks 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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11 weeks ago
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