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£1.6m grant to improve building façade technologies for better energy efficiency

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:28
A project to create new technologies to improve the energy efficiency of buildings is underway after a group of researchers from the University of Nottingham, Loughborough University and University of Exeter was awarded a £1.65 million grant from the EPSRC.
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Bovine TB test gets royally rewarded

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 01:30
A blood test to detect diseases in dairy cattle receives Royal Dairy Innovation award.
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University of Nottingham students crowned Enactus UK champions

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 14:38
A team of student entrepreneurs from the University of Nottingham have won a national competition after developing three inspirational social enterprises.
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'Living antibiotic' pioneer elected Fellow of Royal Society

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:09
A University of Nottingham microbiologist who has pioneered research into a species of friendly bacteria that can kill pathogenic superbugs has been elected Fellow of the Royal Society.
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Statins fail to lower cholesterol in over half of all patients, study suggests

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 23:00
Experts have warned a more tailored approach is needed to the prescribing of statins, following a new study suggesting they are ineffective at lowering cholesterol to target levels in more than half of patients.
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Nottingham smokers wanted for vital research into lung disease

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 15:30
Smokers in Nottingham are being given the chance to take part in world-leading research into an incurable lung condition – chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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Opportunity for 100 women to retrain in technology sector

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 12:31
One hundred women across the north and midlands will have the chance to retrain in the technology sector thanks to a new programme that brings together universities and the tech industry.
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Investigating police decision making under stress using EEG in virtual reality

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 09:00
Research into how authorised firearms police officers make decisions in high stress situations is being carried out in partnership with Durham Constabulary and Cleveland Police
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Should the Periodic Table be upside down? - turning it through 180 degrees for a new perspective

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 16:00
Could turning the periodic table on its head make some important aspects easier to understand and enthuse more people to study chemistry? This question is posed in an article published in Nature Chemistry today by chemists and psychologists at the University of Nottingham and Manchester and Liverpool universities.
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More than 900 reports of potential modern slavery in hand car washes recorded through app

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 15:44
Drivers using a pioneering app to gather information on modern slavery in hand car washes made more than 900 reports of potential cases over a five-month period, according to research published today.
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We can't wait to reveal our world of Wonder!

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 14:45
We can't wait to reveal our world of Wonder!
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Scientists discover, climb and describe the world's tallest tropical tree

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 00:15
Scientists in the UK and Malaysia have discovered the world's tallest tropical tree, and possibly the tallest flowering plant, measuring over 100 metres high - laid down, it would extend beyond both goals on a football pitch.
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Brexit threat to Sam's legacy in EU children's brain tumour research

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 14:00
A leading expert in childhood cancer is warning that life-saving changes to European clinical trials regulations that were inspired by the story of a young brain tumour patient of his, won't benefit children in the UK after Brexit.
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Paving the way for sustainable roads

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 11:24
Engineers at Nottingham could help transform Thai roads by developing cheaper and more sustainable materials.A research project exploring the use of natural rubber as a cheaper alternative to synthetic products in bitumen has led to a collaboration between The Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre (NTEC), at the University of Nottingham, and the Department of Rural Roads (DRR) in Thailand.
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University of Nottingham welcomes new Council members

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 00:15
The University of Nottingham Council today welcomed leading figures in business, technology and healthcare as new members to its Council, the body that helps to steer the strategy for one of the most successful universities in the country.
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Coffee collaboration has all the elements for the perfect blend

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 00:15
Chemistry and the art of coffee making have been blended by the University of Nottingham to create an exclusive new roast, 'Poliakoffee' that is launched across campus today (1st April).
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Get her off my screen – female reality contestants prove unpopular with viewers

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 11:18
Female contestants in the reality show Big Brother are unpopular among viewers in countries across the globe, according to a new study.
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Tightening security on the Internet of Things

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 04:00
The University of Nottingham is to be part of UK Government's wider initiative to become a world leader in tackling cyber threats.
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Artificial intelligence can predict premature death, study finds

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 18:00
Computers which are capable of teaching themselves to predict premature death could greatly improve preventative healthcare in the future, suggests a new study by experts at the University of Nottingham.
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New trial to investigate how tinnitus can affect concentration

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 14:33
Hearing experts are calling for volunteers to take part in new research to investigate how tinnitus – often referred to as ringing in the ears ¬– can affect the cognitive wellbeing of people who experience it, and their ability to concentrate.
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