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Making communities more resilient to modern slavery

Making communities more resilient to modern slavery

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Agencies and community groups in the UK need more dedicated funding to help fight modern slavery, according to a new report.There is also a need for clearer leadership and co-ordination of anti-slavery activity, as well as consistency across the country in order to ensure appropriate services are provided to victims.
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New method developed to 3D print fully functional electronic circuits

New method developed to 3D print fully functional electronic circuits

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Researchers at the University of Nottingham have pioneered a breakthrough method to rapidly 3D print fully functional electronic circuits.
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Nottingham celebrates 70th anniversary of the discovery of hydrogen bonds in DNA

Nottingham celebrates 70th anniversary of the discovery of hydrogen bonds in DNA

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The discovery of the bonds which hold the DNA molecule together was crucial to the eventual elucidation of the Double Helix structure. The research was carried out by a young PhD student J. Michael Creeth at the then University College Nottingham. Seventy years on the University of Nottingham celebrates this discovery.
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Current cattle injections increase the risk of injury, research finds

Current cattle injections increase the risk of injury, research finds

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Research by experts at The University of Nottingham suggests that current injection techniques in UK dairy cattle need to change to avoid the risk of nerve injury.
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Explore literature and words through a Nottingham festival

Explore literature and words through a Nottingham festival

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A phone box masquerading as a café, the belongings of Viking Age migrants and a famous author will be the focus of just some of the events taking place across Nottingham this month as part of the annual Being Human Festival.
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First coast-to-coast land motion map of Scotland derived from satellite radar images

First coast-to-coast land motion map of Scotland derived from satellite radar images

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The first country-wide map of relative land motion has been created by a team at the University of Nottingham.
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Campus Solutions — Infosys strategic partnership

Campus Solutions — Infosys strategic partnership

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The University of Nottingham is pleased to confirm that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Infosys to provide managed services for its Oracle Campus Solutions student management system. Campus Solutions provides a single platform for student services across the University's campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia ranging from admissions, to administration and financial management systems.
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Rare 'lefty' snail needs your vote for project to sequence genomes of 25 species

Rare 'lefty' snail needs your vote for project to sequence genomes of 25 species

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Scientists at the University of Nottingham are appealing for the public to help unlock the genetic secrets of a rare, left-coiling snail as part of a major project to sequence new genomes from 25 different species.
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Prince Charles visits UNMC

Prince Charles visits UNMC

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His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales (Prince Charles) has visited the University of Nottingham Malaysia as part of his Autumn Tour. His Royal Highness met with staff and students at the 125-acre garden campus and took the opportunity to learn more about Nottingham's pioneering research.
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Chancellor set to retire

Chancellor set to retire

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The Chancellor of the University of Nottingham Sir Andrew Witty has announced his plans to retire.A former Chief Executive Officer of GSK and a Nottingham alumnus, Sir Andrew became the seventh Chancellor of the University in 2013.
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Retired professional footballers at higher risk of knee osteoarthritis

Retired professional footballers at higher risk of knee osteoarthritis

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Retired professional footballers are far more prone to develop knee pain and osteoarthritis and face problems with their knees earlier in life than the average person, a study has revealed
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Food shortage is not the global crisis, lack of access to food is the issue - say NGOs

Food shortage is not the global crisis, lack of access to food is the issue - say NGOs

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'Genome editing is not the answer to world poverty, because food shortage isn't the problem' says a group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) surveyed by the University of Nottingham.
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Are discarded cigarette butts the next high performing hydrogen storage material?

Are discarded cigarette butts the next high performing hydrogen storage material?

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Cigarette butt-derived carbons have ultra-high surface area and unprecedented hydrogen storage capacity.
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Students bring a fresh perspective to public policy

Students bring a fresh perspective to public policy

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From roads and rail to Robin Hood energy, students and graduates are lending a fresh perspective to Nottingham's public policy. The growth of a partnership with Nottingham City Council has seen more students contributing to their local community.
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Early warning health and welfare system could save farmers millions of pounds and reduce antibiotic use

Early warning health and welfare system could save farmers millions of pounds and reduce antibiotic use

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A new early warning system to alert farmers to the risk of disease among their young cattle stock is being developed by experts at The University of Nottingham. The innovation, dubbed Y-Ware, could save the UK farming industry millions of pounds, while improving health and welfare of animals and reducing the antimicrobial use to treat these diseases
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Prepare for a Viking invasion this winter with two unique exhibitions exploring Britain's Viking past

Prepare for a Viking invasion this winter with two unique exhibitions exploring Britain's Viking past

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The University of Nottingham is preparing for a Viking invasion this winter with a unique programme including two significant exhibitions and an exciting programme of workshops, talks and activity days exploring Britain's Viking past.
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Leicester and Nottingham scientists discover new gene associated with debilitating lung disease

Leicester and Nottingham scientists discover new gene associated with debilitating lung disease

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Health scientists at the University of Leicester and University of Nottingham have heralded the discovery of a gene associated with lung fibrosis as 'a potential new avenue of treatment for further research into this terrible disease.'
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How patients can help future research into a distressing hearing condition

How patients can help future research into a distressing hearing condition

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People who have a little-known hearing disorder called hyperacusis (oversensitivity to sound) are being invited to help guide future research into the condition. Hyperacusis is a distressing problem that can seriously affect the quality of life of around 8% of adults and 4% of children.
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Celebrating patients who help breast cancer research

Celebrating patients who help breast cancer research

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In Breast Cancer Awareness Month, researchers are calling for more women diagnosed with breast cancer to join an international clinical trial to investigate possible over-treatment of lymph node spread.
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Do cloned Bramleys taste better than grafted Bramleys?

Do cloned Bramleys taste better than grafted Bramleys?

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What's the difference between apple juice made from Bramleys cloned from the original tree and apple juice made from the regular grafted Bramleys?
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