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Nottingham in Parliament Day launch

Business leaders, politicians and well-known faces, gathered at Nottingham Castle to raise a flag to start the countdown to Nottingham in Parliament Day. Find out more at…

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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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Spaceflight may extend the lifespan of microscopic worm

Could spaceflight slow the process of ageing? New research has shown that the effect of spaceflight on a microscopic worm — Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) — could help it to live…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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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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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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Clinical trial shows IUD is best treatment for heavy periods

The hormone-releasing Mirena coil intrauterine device (IUD) is a better treatment for heavy menstrual periods than other conventional medical approaches, according to results of a major clinical…

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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…

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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…

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Yasmin Issaka singing Somebody's Fool

Yasmin Issaka at the BHM launch event, Nottingham Lakeside Arts, Tuesday 7 October 2014

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Salsa demo for Black History Month 6

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

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Salsa demo for Black History Month 5

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

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Salsa demo for Black History Month 4

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

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Salsa demo for Black History Month 3

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

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Salsa demo for Black History Month 2

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

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Salsa demo for Black History Month 1

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

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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…

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The BBC award-winning Sutton Bonington Farmers' Market

The popular student-run Sutton Bonington Farmers' Market has been named Market of the Year in the 13th BBC Food & Farming Awards. Read more at http://tiny.cc/k7dsow Video by Anne Smart…

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Pavlopetri - City Beneath the Waves - 'rebuilt'

The very latest digital marine technology and movie industry computer graphics in ground breaking collaboration which could revolutionise underwater surveying.

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Race to preserve the world's oldest submerged town - Part 2

Underwater archaeologists surveying the worlds oldest submerged town have found ceramics dating back to the early Bronze Age. This suggests that Pavlopetri, off the southern Laconia coast of Greece,…

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Mystery skeleton mystifies archaeologists

A skeleton, found at one of the most important, but least understood, Roman sites in Britain is puzzling experts from The University of Nottingham. Dr Will Bowden from the Department of Archaeology…

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'Comfort Women' -- symposium highlights human rights violation

PhD student Sachi Tsukamoto, from The University of Nottingham, has organised a symposium on 'comfort women' -- the women and girls forced into sexual slavery for the Imperial Japanese Army…

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Race to preserve the world's oldest submerged town - Part 1

Part 1 - Getting started. In this video join Underwater Archaeologist Dr Jon Henderson, as he embarks on a race to save an ancient submerged Greek town. Dr Henderson talks you through the plans to…

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Zombie apocalypse at The Nottingham New Theatre

The Nottingham New Theatre brought a zombie apocalypse to University Park this week. Here's a peek behind the scenes. Find out more about The Nottingham New Theatre at…

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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…

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Our China Campus celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Based in the heart of Ningbo, our China Campus has grown from strength to strength over the ten years it's been in operation. Hear from our Vice-Chancellor, the President and Provost of The…

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The Nottingham New Theatre and Lakeside Arts present: Dr Faustus

Faustus is a respected and hugely successful man. He is also doomed by his own hubris, greed and ambition. Bored of logic and mundane life, he makes a pact with the devil: 24 years of unimaginable…

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Detectives of Corrosion

Corrosion costs the oil and gas industry billions of dollars every year, it can also have far reaching environmental consequences. But so far no one has managed to stop corrosion happening. Experts…

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Making use of low value palm oil products

Sivaruby Kanagaratnam is a PhD student at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. She is working for the Malaysian Palm Oil Board. Oil binding capacity of low value palm oil products to reduce…

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Taking tissue regeneration beyond the state-of-the-art

Scientists at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus have begun the search for a new class of injectable materials that will stimulate stem cells to regenerate damaged tissue in degenerative…

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Sir Peter Mansfield talks about the development of MRI

At the age of 15 he was told he didn't have the qualifications to become a scientist. Today Sir Peter Mansfield, from The University of Nottingham, holds a Nobel Prize for Physiology and…

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Christine Ennew ushers in new era in Malaysia

Thirteen years since she was instrumental in setting up The University of Nottingham's Malaysia Campus, Professor Christine Ennew returns full-time to a country she loves, to take up the helm as…

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Art History student lands her dream job

University of Nottingham graduate Amy Concannon landed her dream job when she became an Assistant Curator at Tate Britain. Her career advice - focus and get plenty of work experience. Amy is now…

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New bacteria resistant materials discovered

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered a new class of polymers that are resistant to bacterial attachment. This high throughput materials discovery could lead to a significant…

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12,000 Miles to University on the back of a moped

Ahmed Mashadani rode from the University of Nottingham Malaysia campus — where he completed the second year of his Management degree — to Nottingham UK in the summer holidays, in order to…

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Exercise: Could 15 minutes 3 times a week be enough?

Researchers at The University of Nottingham carrying out a study into a time-efficient exercise tool called HIT — High Intensity Training. The training programme is part of Metapredict —…

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Seeing the world through the eyes of an orangutan

A captive bred Sumatran orangutan and a University of Nottingham neuroscientist in Malaysia are hoping to explain some of the mysteries of the visual brain and improve the lives of captive bred…

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Schmallenberg virus — a 'grim' picture for 2013

Researchers at The University of Nottingham say Schmallenberg Virus — which causes deformities and neurological defects in unborn lambs and calves — has made a grim return this year.…

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Protecting the sustainability of wheat production

Scientists at The University of Nottingham play a key role in a new £7m research programme to help maintain the world's production of wheat. It is the first study of its kind in the UK for…

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Nottingham plays key role in sequencing the tomato genome

A plant scientist from The University of Nottingham has played a key role in the sequencing of the tomato genome. Professor Graham Seymour, from the School of Biosciences, is among a group of over…

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GPS tracking of Malaysian elephants

MEME - the Management and Ecology of Malaysian Elephants - is a research project led by Dr Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz in the School of Geography at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. Deploying…

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Taking to the air to track Malaysian elephants

MEME - the Management and Ecology of Malaysian Elephants - is a research project led by Dr Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz from the School of Geography at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. The team…

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Update: Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre

Dr David Walker tells us where the CBTRC has achieved and where they hope to expand in terms of equipment, new technologies and extended research. Read more about the crucial work and research which…

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