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New-awareness-campaign-highlights-the-importance-of-safeguarding-adults-at-risk-of-abuse

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The first National Safeguarding Adults Week is being launched to promote the importance of safeguarding the health and wellbeing of adults across the UK.
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Audience take their MOMENT to conduct live musicians…with their minds!

Audience take their MOMENT to conduct live musicians…with their minds!

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The MOMENT is a unique brain controlled film where the plot is determined by the viewer, and now for the first time the music from the film will also be conducted live via the thoughts of two members of the audience.
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Last Year
Brand-new flagship Cripps Health Centre offers outstanding facilities for students and staff

Brand-new flagship Cripps Health Centre offers outstanding facilities for students and staff

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The official opening of the University of Nottingham's new Cripps Health Centre — the largest single site health centre in the country — is to take place in a ceremony on Monday 12 November.
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Nottingham and China align in a concert to perform Holst's magnificent The Planets

Nottingham and China align in a concert to perform Holst's magnificent The Planets

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Musicians from the Zhejiang Conservatory of Music in China are to join with the University of Nottingham's Philharmonia and Choir for a week-long programme of events, which will culminate in a special gala public concert, to mark the end of their first ever UK tour.
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Last Year
'Are My Hands Clean?' – Baroness lecture to help understand modern slavery

'Are My Hands Clean?' – Baroness lecture to help understand modern slavery

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How businesses can identify and tackle modern slavery will be one of the subjects for Baroness Lola Young's inaugural lecture as an Honorary Professor at the University of Nottingham on 12th November.
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Last Year
Nottingham research will help to reduce limbo for cancer patients in the UK

Nottingham research will help to reduce limbo for cancer patients in the UK

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A simple test to improve treatment for breast cancer patients invented by scientists in Nottingham could soon benefit people across the UK, as part of a £14 million national initiative.
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Last Year
New model for the development of hookworm vaccines – bacteria eating worms converted to a diet of human (academic) blood

New model for the development of hookworm vaccines – bacteria eating worms converted to a diet of human (academic) blood

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Having identified the complex physicochemical fingerprint of the parasitic hookworm, Necator americanus, researchers at the University of Nottingham set about changing the diet of a 'friendly' microscopic worm to assess the effectiveness of immune responses to anti-parasitic vaccines currently under development. And what better way to test this potential new model; by using their very own blood!
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Last Year
Work Begins on World's First Electric Race Airplane

Work Begins on World's First Electric Race Airplane

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Development of the first electric race airplane has taken a major leap forward due to an innovative partnership announced between the University of Nottingham and Air Race E this week.
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Last Year
Malaysian Top Scientist Award for sustainable palm oil researcher

Malaysian Top Scientist Award for sustainable palm oil researcher

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A leading chemical engineer at the University of Nottingham Malaysia has been named among the 2018 Top Research Scientists Malaysia (TRSM). The Prime Minister of Malaysia will present the prestigious award at a ceremony in Kuala Lumpur on 1 November.
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Last Year
IGNITE sparks new idea for electric aircraft test system

IGNITE sparks new idea for electric aircraft test system

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Two former engineering student rivals have joined forces to lead a new Clean Sky-funded project worth €900,000 to develop an on-ground, high-power high-speed testing system for electric aircraft.
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Last Year
Brexit is trigger word for doom and gloom among Westminster tweeters

Brexit is trigger word for doom and gloom among Westminster tweeters

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A new study from the University of Nottingham has revealed the Twitter habits of UK politicians and how they use social media to influence and participate in public debate. Dr Roderick MacKenzie from the Faculty of Engineering conducted the research over a 12-month period, while based as a parliamentary fellow in the House of Commons Library.
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Last Year
£1.9m to make heart models to test drug safety

£1.9m to make heart models to test drug safety

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Mathematical biologist wins funding of £1.9m to develop mathematical models to test whether new pharmaceutical drugs will have side-effects on the heart.
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Last Year
Powerful new arts collaboration brings a lived experience of stroke to the stage

Powerful new arts collaboration brings a lived experience of stroke to the stage

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Stroke survivors are turning their experience of the potentially devastating effects of stroke into performance art at Lakeside Arts on University Park in Nottingham.
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Last Year
New website offers a virtual walk in the footsteps of the Lady with the Lamp

New website offers a virtual walk in the footsteps of the Lady with the Lamp

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History buffs are to be given unprecedented access to the Derbyshire home of the Victorian nursing icon Florence Nightingale, thanks to a new website being launched by researchers at the University of Nottingham.
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Last Year
World's first prosumer residential community heat and electricity network wins national award

World's first prosumer residential community heat and electricity network wins national award

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World's first 'prosumer' residential community heat and electricity network wins national award
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Last Year
New composite material that can cool itself down under extreme temperatures

New composite material that can cool itself down under extreme temperatures

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A cutting-edge material, inspired by nature, that can regulate its own temperature and could equally be used to treat burns and help space capsules withstand atmospheric forces is under development at the University of Nottingham.
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Last Year
The Great Escape from Sutton Bonington

The Great Escape from Sutton Bonington

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At 1.30am on the morning of 25 September 1917, 22 military officers detained at a prisoner of war (POW) camp at Sutton Bonington escaped through a secret tunnel and dispersed into the countryside.The camp was very different back then to the site as we know it today – it is now home to the Schools of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine and Science at the University of Nottingham.
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Last Year
New iBook takes readers to the depths of the ocean to explore world-famous shipwreck

New iBook takes readers to the depths of the ocean to explore world-famous shipwreck

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A new iBook lets readers explore one of the world's most famous diving sites in the Red Sea, the SS Thistlegorm, in stunning 3D detail giving them a truly unique and interactive experience.
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Last Year
Revolutionary urban farms aim to take crop growing underground

Revolutionary urban farms aim to take crop growing underground

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University of Nottingham academics are exploring a new concept for subterranean farms as an alternative approach to large scale crop production, improving food safety, yield and cost efficiency.
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Last Year
Children and young people could be under the influence of TV alcohol advertising

Children and young people could be under the influence of TV alcohol advertising

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TV advertising could be responsible for encouraging young people to drink alcohol, a study led by The University of Nottingham has revealed.
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Last Year
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