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University of Nottingham receives £250,000 to help combat infectious diseases

University of Nottingham receives £250,000 to help combat infectious diseases

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The University of Nottingham has received a grant of £250,000 to establish a new Centre for Global Virus Research.
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9 weeks ago
Cold can activate body's 'good' fat at a cellular level, study finds

Cold can activate body's 'good' fat at a cellular level, study finds

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Lower temperatures can activate the body's 'good' fat formation at a cellular level, a new study led by academics at The University of Nottingham has found.
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9 weeks ago
University experts back campaign for state-of-the-art brain scanner

University experts back campaign for state-of-the-art brain scanner

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During Brain Tumour Awareness Month (March), researchers at The University of Nottingham are backing a campaign to provide new state-state-of-the-art scanning equipment for children undergoing intricate brain surgery.
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9 weeks ago
New medical school for Lincolnshire to boost local healthcare

New medical school for Lincolnshire to boost local healthcare

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A new medical school is to be established in an exciting collaboration between the University of Nottingham and the University of Lincoln to offer first-class medical education in Lincolnshire.
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9 weeks ago
Interest rate hikes 'pose mental health threat to people in debt'

Interest rate hikes 'pose mental health threat to people in debt'

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Interest rate hikes by central banks can impact on the mental health of people in debt, according to a new study by experts from the Universities of Stirling and Nottingham.
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9 weeks ago
Three-way partnership takes flight to transform aero engines

Three-way partnership takes flight to transform aero engines

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Rolls-Royce, the University of Nottingham and Ansys, a specialist in engineering simulation software, have embarked on a five-year collaboration to develop breakthrough technology for advanced aircraft engines.
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9 weeks ago
New collaboration for Nottingham is UK's first for a Biomedical Research Centre

New collaboration for Nottingham is UK's first for a Biomedical Research Centre

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The NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre has become the first in the UK to sign an agreement that could lead to the faster development of new treatments for some of the most common diseases, including arthritis and asthma.
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10 weeks ago
Magnetism has the pull to transform our digital lives

Magnetism has the pull to transform our digital lives

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Digital memory and security could be transformed according to new research, which has for the first time showed that antiferromagnets can be easily controlled and read by switching the direction of ordinary electrical currents at super-fast speed.
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10 weeks ago
Using satellite images to tackle modern slavery across South Asia's 'Brick Belt'

Using satellite images to tackle modern slavery across South Asia's 'Brick Belt'

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A group of researchers have come up with the first ever accurate estimate of the number of brick kilns across the South Asian 'Brick Belt' using satellite imagery from Google Earth – a major breakthrough in the fight against modern slavery.
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10 weeks ago
More vulnerable male adults are victims of forced marriage than previously thought

More vulnerable male adults are victims of forced marriage than previously thought

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A higher number of men with learning disabilities are victims of forced marriage than previously thought, suggesting that better education and training is needed to recognise those at risk. This was just one of the findings of the new study – 'My Marriage, My Choice' which shows that there appears to have been a reversal in trends related to gender, with more cases of men with learning disabilities now being reported than those of women.
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10 weeks ago
Prominent Women

Prominent Women

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A Golden Globe Award-winning actress, China's Athlete of the Century and the founder of the first women's Hall of Residence at the University of Nottingham are among those whose pictures will hang in an exhibition to diversify portraiture at the university.
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11 weeks ago
Serious asthma attacks reduced by temporary quadrupling of steroid inhaler, study finds

Serious asthma attacks reduced by temporary quadrupling of steroid inhaler, study finds

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Serious asthma attacks in adults can be reduced by a temporary but significant increase in the dose of inhaled steroids during severe episodes of asthma, according to a new UK-wide study led by experts at the University of Nottingham.
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11 weeks ago
Nottingham researchers test 'brain training' games to improve the lives of people with hearing loss

Nottingham researchers test 'brain training' games to improve the lives of people with hearing loss

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Researchers at The University of Nottingham are involved in a new study that will test whether using online gaming techniques could help people to cope with hearing loss and adapt to hearing aids, it was announced on World Hearing Day (3 March 2018).
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11 weeks ago
Planning for freedom – how statistics can help us eradicate modern slavery

Planning for freedom – how statistics can help us eradicate modern slavery

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Experts in modern slavery from the University of Nottingham are using a new way of calculating the precise number of slaves in a city, region or country, helping the fight for freedom.
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12 weeks ago
World's smallest ice etching created to welcome home Team GB

World's smallest ice etching created to welcome home Team GB

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Scientists at the University of Nottingham have created the world's smallest ice etching for a welcome back message of congratulations to Team GB.
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12 weeks ago
Honorary degree for Malaysian royalty

Honorary degree for Malaysian royalty

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His Royal Highness Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj Ibni Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Alhaj was conferred with an honourary degree from the University of Nottingham on 24 February 2018 during the University's graduation ceremony. The award was presented to HRH by University of Nottingham Vice-Chancellor Professor Shearer West at the first of three graduation ceremonies, which saw the University award degrees to about 250 students from the Faculties of Arts & Social Sciences, Engineering and Science. Each student graduated with a qualification from University of Nottingham, one of the top 100 universities in the world.
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12 weeks ago
Former Chair of House of Commons Education Select Committee joins University of Nottingham

Former Chair of House of Commons Education Select Committee joins University of Nottingham

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Neil Carmichael, former Chair of the House of Commons Education Select Committee, has joined the University of Nottingham as an Honorary Professor in the Schools of Education and Politics and International Relations.
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12 weeks ago
Nottingham Law professor to help tackle corruption in sport

Nottingham Law professor to help tackle corruption in sport

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A legal expert from the University of Nottingham has been appointed to an international network fighting corruption in sport.Professor Sue Arrowsmith of the School of Law will be advising the International Partnership Against Corruption in Sport (IPACS).
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12 weeks ago
Bumper year for Nottingham student nursing award nominations

Bumper year for Nottingham student nursing award nominations

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The shortlist for the Student Nursing Times Awards 2018 has been announced, and it's been another bumper year for the University of Nottingham. The University and its staff and students picked up 13 nominations across 11 award categories in this year's awards, which aim to recognise the cream of the crop among the student nursing community.
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12 weeks ago
Using ultrasound to predict return to form for injured racehorses

Using ultrasound to predict return to form for injured racehorses

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A new technique that uses ultrasound to predict a racehorse's likelihood of a return to racing after a tendon injury has been developed by researchers at the University of Nottingham, Oakham Equine Hospital and the world-famous Hong Kong Jockey Club.
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