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Understanding modern slavery and the hotel sector

Understanding modern slavery and the hotel sector

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Experts from the Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham are hosting a free workshop to highlight the risks of modern slavery within the hotel sector.
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This Year
World-leading research and innovation making a difference to Nottingham's economy

World-leading research and innovation making a difference to Nottingham's economy

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Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation Chris Skidmore MP and Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Robert Jenrick MP visited the University of Nottingham to discuss University Enterprise Zones (UEZ), cutting-edge research and the civic role of universities.
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This Year
The meaning of field names unearthed in a new book

The meaning of field names unearthed in a new book

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Borrow Bread, Dear Bought and Purgatory are just some of the dark names given to fields across history by angry farmers frustrated with poor crops, according to a newly published dictionary of field-names.
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This Year
Nottingham Veterinary School to double student numbers in innovative dual-intake move

Nottingham Veterinary School to double student numbers in innovative dual-intake move

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The University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science has unveiled ambitious plans to dramatically increase its student numbers by moving to a two-intake system in the new academic year.
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This Year
Chemical pollutants in the home degrade fertility in both men and dogs, study finds

Chemical pollutants in the home degrade fertility in both men and dogs, study finds

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New research by scientists at the University of Nottingham suggests that environmental contaminants found in the home and diet have the same adverse effects on male fertility in both humans and in domestic dogs.
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This Year
Celebrating Inspirational Women

Celebrating Inspirational Women

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A month of activities is set to celebrate inspirational women at the University of Nottingham.As the countdown to International Women's Day 2019 #BalanceForBetter begins the University has started to showcase the incredible talent, skills and contribution women are making every day.
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This Year
Student Nursing Times Awards recognises the next generation of nursing talent in Nottingham

Student Nursing Times Awards recognises the next generation of nursing talent in Nottingham

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Nursing students at the University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust have been shortlisted for six Student Nursing Times Awards, in a record year for entries.
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This Year
Two genomes can be better than one for evolutionary adaptation, study finds

Two genomes can be better than one for evolutionary adaptation, study finds

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Scientists have revealed how certain wild plants with naturally doubled 'supergenomes' can stay ahead of the game when it comes to adapting to climate volatility and hostile environments.
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This Year
University of Nottingham researchers back diversity in STEMM inquiry

University of Nottingham researchers back diversity in STEMM inquiry

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STEMM academics at the University of Nottingham have been key to the launch of a parliamentary inquiry on the impact of science funding policy on equality, diversity, inclusion and accessibility.
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This Year
Vet champions scheme launched to help horse owners detect early signs of colic

Vet champions scheme launched to help horse owners detect early signs of colic

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A new 'Vet Champions' scheme is being launched by the University of Nottingham and the British Horse Society after research revealed that one in three emergency vet call outs were due to equine colic and that 90% of horse owners struggle to spot early signs this life-threatening condition.
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This Year

Students go digital as new technology transforms teaching

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Investment in new technology at the University of Nottingham's Teaching and Learning building has prompted greater collaboration and new ways of working for students.
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This Year
Smart sensor wound care on horizon that may reduce diabetic amputations

Smart sensor wound care on horizon that may reduce diabetic amputations

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University of Nottingham researchers have secured a major grant to develop a smart wound dressing embedded with optical fibre sensors to assess whether affected tissue is healing well or is infected.
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This Year
Pink or brown? Humans struggle to identify snail shell shades, but technology reveals their true colours

Pink or brown? Humans struggle to identify snail shell shades, but technology reveals their true colours

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They're neither white and gold or black and blue. But in an optical puzzle akin to The Dress, colourful snails are causing scientists at the University of Nottingham to turn to technology to definitively decide whether some snails' shells are pink or brown.
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This Year
New clues about why non-smokers, as well as smokers, develop chronic lung disease revealed

New clues about why non-smokers, as well as smokers, develop chronic lung disease revealed

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A group of researchers led by the Universities of Leicester and Nottingham has discovered genetic differences that put some people at higher risk than others of developing chronic lung disease.
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This Year
New clinical trial aims to find the best way to feed premature babies

New clinical trial aims to find the best way to feed premature babies

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A large clinical trial involving around 40 hospitals in the UK is to investigate the best way to feed babies who are born between 10 and 7 weeks prematurely.
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This Year
Smartphone gambling encourages "fruitless" bets

Smartphone gambling encourages "fruitless" bets

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"Ubiquitous" smartphone gambling and lack of regulation presents a potential danger to people with addiction problems.A study carried out at the University of Nottingham tracked participants playing a simulated mobile gambling app. Players were watched to see how long they persevered in the face of losses.
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This Year
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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This Year
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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This Year
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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This Year
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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This Year
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