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Nottingham shortlisted for four national awards

Nottingham shortlisted for four national awards

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Teams behind a new approach to get people excited about science, an academy to support leadership development, a maternal care monitor and a scientific breakthrough that reduces infection have all been shortlisted for Times Higher Education awards.Affectionately known as the Oscars of UK Higher Education, THE Awards are designed to showcase why and how institutions continue to prosper.
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10 weeks ago
Airport security plastic trays harbour highest levels of viruses, study finds

Airport security plastic trays harbour highest levels of viruses, study finds

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New airport swab study reveals highest concentration of viruses, including the common cold, are on the plastic trays at airport security checkpoints.
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10 weeks ago
Peering into private life of atomic clusters – using the world's tiniest test tubes

Peering into private life of atomic clusters – using the world's tiniest test tubes

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Experts in the Nanoscale and Microscale Research Centre at the University of Nottingham have taken a first peak into the private life of atomic clusters.
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10 weeks ago
Helping the lame to walk, trot and gallop again

Helping the lame to walk, trot and gallop again

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Gene therapy techniques have been used to help cure horses of lameness, a study involving experts at The University of Nottingham has shown.
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11 weeks ago
Pioneering health science lecturers win national teaching awards

Pioneering health science lecturers win national teaching awards

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Inspirational teachers at the University of Nottingham have been recognised by a prestigious national scheme.
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11 weeks ago
Father's diet could affect the long-term health of his offspring

Father's diet could affect the long-term health of his offspring

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New study explores the long-term growth and metabolic health of offspring from males fed a poor quality diet.
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11 weeks ago
A Selection of Elections: Votes, Suffrage and Reform

A Selection of Elections: Votes, Suffrage and Reform

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A new exhibition at Nottingham Lakeside Arts will step back in time and look at some memorable elections from the past 250 years to mark the centenary of the first UK general election in which some women were entitled to vote.
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12 weeks ago
I hear what you say! Or do I?

I hear what you say! Or do I?

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Younger children rely more on auditory information. This means they are less susceptible to illusions in which vision changes sound. Conversely, adults are more likely to be influenced by what they see, and what they see can change what they hear.
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12 weeks ago
Making roads safer in an age of self-driving vehicles and smart cities

Making roads safer in an age of self-driving vehicles and smart cities

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A £1.7m project, funded by INNOVATE UK, has developed smart technologies to help driverless vehicles connect and communicate with each other and their surroundings to reduce collisions and traffic jams.
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12 weeks ago
Less drain on freshwater supplies with seawater fuel discovery

Less drain on freshwater supplies with seawater fuel discovery

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Researchers have found that seawater can replace freshwater to produce the sustainable fuel Bioethanol, reducing the need to drain precious resources.
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12 weeks ago
New research sheds light on why suicide is more common in autistic people

New research sheds light on why suicide is more common in autistic people

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People who hide their autism by 'camouflaging' to try to fit into society, or who don't receive correct support are at higher risk of suicide, according to new research. Researchers from the University of Nottingham's School of Psychology and the Universities of Coventry and Cambridge worked closely with a group of autistic people who had experienced mental health problems, self-injury or thoughts of ending life, to design a new innovative study that has just been published in the journal Molecular Autism.
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12 weeks ago
Top priorities for digital technology in mental healthcare identified

Top priorities for digital technology in mental healthcare identified

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Researchers have identified the top 10 questions that people with mental health problems, their carers and healthcare professionals want answered about how digital technology can help in treatment and management.
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12 weeks ago
Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

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Eight leading universities in the Midlands are joining together to train the next generation of highly-skilled arts and humanities researchers, thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
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This Year
Tobacco content still common on UK prime time TV, despite regulations

Tobacco content still common on UK prime time TV, despite regulations

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Tobacco content remains common on UK prime time TV, occurring in a third of all programmes, despite advertising and broadcasting regulations designed to protect children from this kind of exposure, a study led by The University of Nottingham has revealed.
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This Year
New project to engineer diversity into STEMM workforces

New project to engineer diversity into STEMM workforces

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The University of Nottingham is leading an innovative pilot to transform white, male-dominated workforces in engineering and science to ones that comprise top talent from diverse backgrounds.
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This Year
First language study using new generation of wearable brain scanner

First language study using new generation of wearable brain scanner

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Scientists have carried out the first study of human cognition using a new generation of brain scanner that can be worn like a helmet. This marks an important step forward in the translation of their new technique from the laboratory bench to a genuinely useful tool for cognitive neuroscience and clinical application.
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This Year
Attention all hay fever sufferers! What's getting up your nose?

Attention all hay fever sufferers! What's getting up your nose?

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Runny nose and streaming eyes? What's really getting up the nose of hay fever sufferers? What's out there? And why does it matter?
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This Year
University of Nottingham strengthens ties with Indonesia

University of Nottingham strengthens ties with Indonesia

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A doctor who fought to bring free healthcare to millions of people in Indonesia has spoken of the benefits of greater collaboration with the UK.Professor Ali Ghufron Mukti, Director General of Resources, Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education (RISTEKDIKTI), led a delegation to the University of Nottingham to explore opportunities for professional development, policy making, knowledge exchange and international research collaboration.
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This Year
Cutest rabbit survey launched to inform safer breeding

Cutest rabbit survey launched to inform safer breeding

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An irresistible 'rabbit cuteness' survey has been launched to help animal scientists understand what makes a bunny cute and which facial features make some bunnies cuter than others.
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This Year
Clinical pharmacists in general practice improve patient care new report finds

Clinical pharmacists in general practice improve patient care new report finds

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Clinical pharmacists should be an integral part of general practice, according to a new independent report released today.The NHS England funded report, undertaken by experts from the School of Pharmacy at the University of Nottingham, supported by patient representatives and colleagues from the University of Queensland, Australia showed that clinical pharmacists significantly increase patient appointment capacity and reduce pressure on GPs.
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This Year
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