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New model for the development of hookworm vaccines

Haematophagic Caenorhabditis elegans - bacteria eating worms converted to a diet of human (academic) blood. Having identified the complex physicochemical fingerprint of the parasitic hookworm,…

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The private life of atomic clusters

Having already succeeded in ‘filming’ inter-molecular chemical reactions – using the electron beam of a transmission electron microscope (TEM) as a stop-frame imaging tool experts…

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I hear what you say! Or do I?

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…

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Banging the drum for quantum physics! 

'When the Uncertainty Principle goes to 11' or ‘How to explain Quantum Physics with Heavy Metal’ Yes, a professor of physics at the University of Nottingham, has published a new…

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Why did the elephant cross the road? In Malaysia they are trying to find the answer.

As economic development forges ahead in Peninsular Malaysia so do the dangers to the country’s wildlife. Roads like the East-West Highway in the north of Peninsular Malaysia can pose huge…

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Rebecca Dewey British Science Association Media Fellow 2017

As part of her British Science Association Media Fellowship, Dr Rebecca Dewey spent two weeks working on the Jeremy Vine Show. Take a look at how it went.

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Dr Dov Stekel from the University of Nottingham talks about Ada Lovelace

University of Nottingham marks Ada Lovelace Day.

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Durian industry could suffer without the endangered fruit bat

Scientists have discovered that Southeast Asia’s endangered fruit bats – commonly known as flying foxes – play an important part in the pollination of the iconic and economically…

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A big difference between Asian and African elephants is diet

New research involving the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus and the University of Florida has shown that there are significant differences between the Asian and the African forest elephant…

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Quantum sensors herald new generation of wearable brain imaging systems

Scientists at the University of Nottingham are working with University College London on a five year project which has the potential to revolutionise the world of human brain imaging.

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Lifeline for baby – but how does the placenta ensure your fetus is fed?

Using the very latest wide-bore MRI scanning equipment at the University of Nottingham experts in the School of Physics and Astronomy together with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust are…

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Scientists make waves with black hole research

Scientists at the University of Nottingham have made a significant leap forward in understanding the workings of one of the mysteries of the universe. They have successfully simulated the conditions…

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CT scans reveal underground world of the earth worm

CT images of underground soil structures, created by worms, have been captured by experts in the Hounsfield Facility at the University of Nottingham.

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Caught on camera – chemical reactions at the single-molecule level

Scientists led by experts in nanoscale and microscale research at the University of Nottingham have succeeded in filming inter-molecular chemical reactions – using the electron beam of a…

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British Science Association Media Fellowships

British Science Association Media Fellowships

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Nottingham Dollies prove cloned sheep can live long and healthy lives

Nottingham’s Dollies – Debbie, Denise, Dianna and Daisy – have proved cloned sheep can live long and healthy lives. Research findings, published in Nature Communications, show that…

From  Lindsay Brooke 2 Years ago 0 likes 896 views 0  

Giving animals a voice.

A computer scientist with a passion for horses has embarked on an interdisciplinary animal-computer interaction research project which could help us understand what animals are thinking and feeling.…

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...And they're off - Life Cycle 6 heads off on 170 mile warm up!

A team of 32 University of Nottingham staff, students and friends set off this morning to cycle the Way of the Roses to help raise £1 million for life-changing breast cancer research. The…

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Fruit gardens enhance mammal diversity and biomass in Southeast Asian rainforest

Traditional fruit gardens planted by indigenous communities in the Malaysian rainforest increase the diversity of the animals who make it their home. The study, led by researchers at The University…

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Dr Philip Oldfield talks about being a 2015 British Science Association Media Fellow

Dr Philip Oldfield from the Department of Architecture in the Faculty of Engineering at The University of Nottingham talks about his experience as a British Science Media Fellow embedded with the…

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Dr Jon Henderson talks about being one of the 2015 British Science Association Media Fellows

Dr Jon Henderson from the Department of Archaeology at The University of Nottingham talks about his experience as a British Science Media Fellow embedded with the Science team at The Times.

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MRI scans could improve our understanding of dyspraxia

A new research team at The University of Nottingham is using MRI scans to learn more about the role of the cerebellum in Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) – also known as Dyspraxia. DCD…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 237 views 0  

Brains Behind the Wheel - could virtual reality teach us to avoid real life accidents

Using their state-of-the-art simulation facility in the School of Psychology scientists at The University of Nottingham are exploring the use of car driving simulators as tools for training and…

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Nobel Laureate Sir Peter Mansfield has Nottingham tram named after him

Nottingham City Council have honoured Sir Peter Mansfield by naming one of their trams after him. Sir Peter, who won the Nobel Prize for his role in inventing the MRI scanner, said he was honoured…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 196 views 0  

Revealed - Helicobacter pylori’s secret weapon

Is the game up for H. pylori. Researchers in the School of Pharmacy, at The University of Nottingham and AstraZeneca R&D have identified the molecular mechanism that the bacterium’s…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 657 views 0  

Young Animal Welfare Scientist of the Year

Dr Jasmeet Kaler at The University of Nottingham has been named this year’s Universities Federation for Animal Welfare’s (UFAW) Young Scientist of the Year. Dr Kaler, a lecturer in…

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Give it a tug and feel it grow

Children and teenagers discovered that you can’t always believe everything you see — or feel — when they were tricked by an illusion as part of a University research project. The…

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How clean is your car - what the microbiologists say

Microbiologists at The University of Nottingham say your car could be dirtier than you think. The discovery was made when the University’s Microbiology Investigation Centre, led by Professor…

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How clean is your car - let's find out!

Microbiologists at The University of Nottingham say your car could be dirtier than you think. The discovery was made when the University’s Microbiology Investigation Centre, led by Professor…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 242 views 0  

New material forges the way for ‘stem cell factories’ of the future

Experts at The University of Nottingham have discovered the first fully synthetic material with potential to grow billions of stem cells. The discovery could forge the way for the creation of…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 397 views 0  

Call for new treatments after first major study into rare, painful and disfiguring skin condition

Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) affects less than 400 people each year but it can be so severe in some cases it has led to amputation. The condition is so rare it is often misdiagnosed. The…

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How would you like to be buried – at Stonehenge?

The answer to this question will help with the exploration of burial sites around Stonehenge as part of the €8m Stonehenge Hidden Landscape project. It is hoped twenty first century…

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Autonomous sail boats, unmanned aircraft and pedalling robots - all in a day's work for a mechanical engineering student.

This year's University of Nottingham Mechanical Engineering Design and Make Exhibition features prototypes of robots that pedal bicycles, machines that help clean your room, unmanned aerial…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 153 views 0  

Can a little loving kindness improve our mental health?

Dr Ahmed Mohammed at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus is trying to find out if mindfulness can improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people.

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Keeping hungry jumbos at bay

Electric fences and trenches have proved to be the most effective way of protecting farms and villages from night time raids by hungry elephants. But researchers think they may have come up with…

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Professor Jonathan Ball talks about being a British Science Association Media Fellow

Jonathan Ball is a Professor of Molecular Virology in the School of Life Sciences at The University of Nottingham. As a BSA Media Fellow he has become a science communicator convert. He has been…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 205 views 0  

New tools to breed cereal crops that survive flooding

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have identified the mechanism used by plants in stress conditions to sense low oxygen levels and used advanced breeding techniques to reduce yield loss in…

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Sailing spiders

In The University of Nottingham's Spider Lab Dr Sara Goodacre and Dr Morito Hayashi discuss the spider's ability to 'sail'.

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Levitation recreates nature's dumbbells

Using magnetic levitation to imitate weightlessness, researchers led by physicists at The University of Nottingham have manufactured solid wax models of splash form tektites – the tiny pieces…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 529 views 0  

Growing graphene – blue sky research attempts to replicate nature

A truly ground-breaking experiment at The University of Nottingham could herald the creation of graphene and boron nitride layers in a controlled way at a scale never thought possible before. If…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 891 views 0  

Vets in the Community - how Nottingham vet students help the homeless and their pets

University of Nottingham vet students hold vet clinics twice a month at the offices of the Big Issue in Nottingham for the pets of the homeless and vulnerably housed. The 'Vets in the…

From  Lindsay Brooke 4 Years ago 0 likes 260 views 0  

Raising the profile of technicians - HE’s ‘unsung heroes’

Often seen as the ‘unsung heroes’ of Higher Education it is recognised that without technicians, institutions like The University of Nottingham would not be able to function. Work by the…

From  Lindsay Brooke 4 Years ago 0 likes 625 views 0  

Zero carbon 'HOUSE' designed and built by students 'comes home'

Design and construct a low cost, zero carbon, family starter home, transport it to Spain, build it, landscape it and open it to the public. That was the challenge faced by a group of students from…

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Nottingham will fly high at Farnborough

The Institute for Aerospace Technology (IAT) -- an internationally leading centre for aerospace research at the University -- is exhibiting at the Farnborough International Airshow, where it is…

From  Lindsay Brooke 4 Years ago 0 likes 187 views 0  

Outsmarting the malaria parasite

In the malaria research labs at The University of Nottingham Dr Rita Tewari and her team are trying to identify the best drug and vaccine targets for malaria. Here she explains how.

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Want to know what it's like to have malaria?

Dr Rita Tewari heads up the malaria research labs at The University of Nottingham. She knows all to well what it's like to have the disease. She's had it seven times.

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PhD student Muniirah Mbabazi is studying nutrition policy in developing countries

Muniirah Mbabazi, from Uganda, is researching nutrition policy in Uganda for her PhD. In the past she has also carried out research into sustainable diets, including edible insects.

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Getting the best out of food bank parcels

Dietitians Week 9 - 13 June 2014 - here's some advice from dietitians in The University of Nottingham's School of Biosciences on getting the best out of food parcels.

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Fruit and veg - 5 a day advice

Dietitians Week 9 - 13 June 2014 - Iga Kasperek, a Masters in Nutrition student at The University of Nottingham, was President and is now Vice-President of the University’s Nutrition and…

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‘Dietitians Week’: Where are all the male dietitians?

A lecturer in dietetics at The University of Nottingham has helped to start a campaign to encourage more men to consider taking up careers in the field of nutrition. As part of Dietitians Week,…

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Talk on Bambara Groundnut impresses at UK PlantSci 2014

One of the two prize winners speaking in the ‘Future generations’session of this year's UK PlantSci event organised by UK Plant Sciences Federation was Presidor Kendabie. The…

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The teenage brain – work in progress

The University of Nottingham is involved in a European wide study which aims to identify and learn more about the biological and environmental factors that might influence mental health in teenagers.…

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Nobel prize winner to speak at sell out TEDx event

TEDxUoN are staging the biggest event they have ever organised. Among the 12 invited speakers at the sell-out event, on Jubilee Campus at The University of Nottingham, will be Sir Peter Mansfield --…

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What can we do to keep our heads above water?

After the wettest winter on record, Colin Thorne, Professor of Physical Geography at The University of Nottingham, talks about what can be done to stop our homes flooding in the future.

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Can we ever mend a broken heart?

Playing cupid - stem cell biologists at The University of Nottingham are looking at ways to mend our broken hearts.

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Can we mend a broken heart?

Stem cell scientists at The University of Nottingham are working on it. More tomorrow!

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Fast food sensation - Malaysian style

Take five graduates from The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, add a sprinkling of entrepreneurial spirit, drum up an appetite for fast food with the help of social media and you have the…

From  Lindsay Brooke 5 Years ago 0 likes 172 views 0  

Ancient naval battle site ‘rammed’ with relics of war

On March 10 241BC a huge naval battle took place off the coast of Sicily between the Romans and their archenemies the Carthaginians. It put an end to the First Punic War and set the Roman Republic on…

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Trawling for memories and responses to extreme weather events

Drawing on historical records and personal recollections the £1m British Climate Histories project, led by Professor Georgina Endfield from the School of Geography at The University of…

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Concept house showcases fuel poverty

An entire street of ecohouses at The University of Nottingham has been completed with the opening of the Mark Group ecohouse. The house will showcase some of the latest designs and building…

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Re-writing the research on the treatment of infection

A major breakthrough in the search for alternatives to antibiotics and the treatment of infection could provide microbiologists with a whole new insight into the way germs co-exist with or attack…

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