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New online toolkit will help to tackle modern slavery

New online toolkit will help to tackle modern slavery

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A new online toolkit has been designed by experts to help organisations tackle modern slavery in their local communities.
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5 weeks ago
New campaign asks horse owners to help researchers improve care of wounds

New campaign asks horse owners to help researchers improve care of wounds

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Horse owners in the UK are being invited to take part in a new project to help improve the management of the skin and flesh wounds that are a common type of emergency in horses.
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6 weeks ago
Eye discovery to pave way for more successful corneal transplants

Eye discovery to pave way for more successful corneal transplants

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A team of eye specialists at the University of Nottingham has made another novel discovery that could help to improve the success of corneal transplants for patients whose sight has been affected by disease.
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6 weeks ago
Honorary role for one of University's biggest supporters

Honorary role for one of University's biggest supporters

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He is the law alumnus who founded a pioneering and hugely successful mobile phone empire and one of the country's leading education trusts but now David Ross has a new role at the University of Nottingham.
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7 weeks ago
Nottingham experts named among top 10 influencers in the UK in raising awareness of modern slavery

Nottingham experts named among top 10 influencers in the UK in raising awareness of modern slavery

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The Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham is celebrating after two of its leading experts have been cited as two of the most influential people in the UK in helping to raise awareness to end modern slavery.
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7 weeks ago
Nottingham is Sports and International University of the Year

Nottingham is Sports and International University of the Year

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The University of Nottingham is the most international university and the best in the UK for sports, according to the 2019 The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, published today (Friday 21 September).
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8 weeks ago
Computer Science Professor is honoured with Fellowship to the Royal Academy of Engineering

Computer Science Professor is honoured with Fellowship to the Royal Academy of Engineering

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Professor Thomas Rodden has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding and continuing contributions to the profession.
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8 weeks ago
Engineering team behind revolutionary copper mining technology wins prestigious Academy Award

Engineering team behind revolutionary copper mining technology wins prestigious Academy Award

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A multidisciplinary team of engineers from the University of Nottingham and Teledyne e2v are to receive this year's Colin Campbell Mitchell Award from the Royal Academy of Engineering for developing MicroHammer, a revolutionary process for extracting copper from its ore using microwave technology. The team will be presented with the award at the Academy's AGM in London on 18 September.
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8 weeks ago
Nottingham helps students learn about modern slavery

Nottingham helps students learn about modern slavery

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Every first-year student at the University of Nottingham will receive a free book on modern slavery this September, as part of a year-long programme by the Rights Lab to help build a slavery-free-campus.
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8 weeks ago
New brain research suggests that schizophrenia is an extreme version of a common personality type

New brain research suggests that schizophrenia is an extreme version of a common personality type

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Researchers have found that the signals in people's brains differ depending on a particular aspect of an individual's personality, termed Schizotypy, a discovery that could improve the way schizophrenia is characterised and treated.
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8 weeks ago
'High-yield' farming costs the environment less than previously thought - and could help spare habitats

'High-yield' farming costs the environment less than previously thought - and could help spare habitats

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New research involving dairy experts at the University of Nottingham suggests that more intensive agriculture might be the 'least bad' option for feeding the world, while saving its species – provided use of such "land-efficient" systems prevents further conversion of wilderness to farmland. The study found that agriculture that appears to be more eco-friendly but uses more land may actually have greater environmental costs per unit of food than "high-yield" farming that uses less land.
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8 weeks ago
New research suggests more than one in five children in England carry out some care for sick and disabled family members.

New research suggests more than one in five children in England carry out some care for sick and disabled family members.

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New figures from BBC News and the University of Nottingham reveal that the extent of caring by children is much higher than had been thought, with 22% of children, who responded to a questionnaire, admitting to being young carers.
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9 weeks ago
New 'trap' to analyse, in real time, how cells communicate

New 'trap' to analyse, in real time, how cells communicate

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Using multiple laser beams and Raman spectroscopy experts at the Universities of Nottingham and Glasgow have designed and built a new instrument which could help scientists learn more about how infections take hold and the formation of antibiotic-resistant bacterial biofilms.
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9 weeks ago
Peatlands will store more carbon as planet warms

Peatlands will store more carbon as planet warms

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Global warming will cause peatlands to absorb more carbon – but the effect will weaken as warming increases, new research suggests.
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9 weeks ago
Professional bankers show higher levels of pride in their work

Professional bankers show higher levels of pride in their work

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Bankers who are members of a professional body report significantly higher levels of pride in their work than bankers who are not suggests the Chartered Banker Professionalism Index devised by Nottingham University Business School and the Chartered Banker Institute.
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9 weeks ago
Using the power of music to improve health and social care

Using the power of music to improve health and social care

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West End star Gareth Gates will be among the speakers at a national conference in Nottingham looking at how music can be used in health and social care.
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9 weeks ago
Worms in space hold key to astronauts' muscle loss

Worms in space hold key to astronauts' muscle loss

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Thousands of worms will be launched into space later this year to help scientists find out why astronauts experience significant muscle loss in zero-gravity during spaceflight.
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9 weeks ago
First use of microscopic sound waves to study cell abnormalities

First use of microscopic sound waves to study cell abnormalities

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University of Nottingham academic has won a prestigious five-year fellowship to explore the use of harmless sound waves to view deep inside living cells to aid early diagnose in diseases such as cancer.
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9 weeks ago
Questions about childhood eczema? Ask our experts online!

Questions about childhood eczema? Ask our experts online!

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Parents worried about their child's eczema are being invited to 'ask our experts' in a special live online chat session as part of National Eczema Week 2018.
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9 weeks ago
Nottingham graduates head to elite US universities thanks to prestigious Fulbright Scholarships

Nottingham graduates head to elite US universities thanks to prestigious Fulbright Scholarships

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The University of Nottingham has produced the highest number of Fulbright Scholarship awardees for postgraduate study for the 2018-19 academic year.
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10 weeks ago
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