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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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Every time you give, you give moments like these

Each year, hundreds of children and their families are faced with the terrifying diagnosis of a brain tumour. We believe that these children deserve the best. Our aim is to give every child with a…

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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…

From  Lindsay Brooke 2 Months ago 0   36    0  

Materials Engineering and Materials Design PhD student Fernando Barrera Betanzos

Materials Engineering and Materials Design research student Fernando Barrera Betanzos talks about his PhD and his experiences at Nottingham.

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Our research leaders of tomorrow

Our Anne McLaren and Nottingham Research Fellowship schemes produce the next generation of outstanding research leaders. We are recruiting an unprecedented number of research fellows as part of a…

From  Sophie Moyses 4 Months ago 0   458    0  

Rail at Nottingham

Find out what research is being done into rail at the University of Nottingham.

From  Deborah Storey 4 Months ago 0   8    0  

Automotive at Nottingham

Find out what research is being done into Automotive at the University of Nottingham.

From  Deborah Storey 4 Months ago 0   7    0  

Tinnitus: past, present, and future

In this Inaugural Public Lecture, attended by members of the public, students and staff, Professor David Baguley discussed perspectives on tinnitus (the sensation of sound when there is no external…

From  Deborah Storey 4 Months ago 0   125    0  

Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing PhD student Alex Gasper

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training research student Alex Gasper talks about his PhD and his experiences at Nottingham.

From  Matthew Colver 5 Months ago 0   40    0  

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…

From  Lindsay Brooke 5 Months ago 0   241    0  

Discover our world

Welcome to our extraordinary world. A world where we unlock potential, where we equip our students to change the world, and where our pioneering research solves global challenges. Discover our world,…

From  Deborah Storey 5 Months ago 0   1,619    0  

Welcome to our world

Welcome to our extraordinary world. A world where we unlock potential, where we equip our students to change the world, and where our pioneering research solves global challenges. Discover our world,…

From  Deborah Storey 5 Months ago 0   447    0  

Diabetic retinopathy

Researchers at The University of Nottingham are studying whether simple eye drops could be used instead to treat patients for the condition diabetic retinopathy and prevent blindness in a project…

From  Emma Thorne 6 Months ago 0   53    0  

Victoria Jansen - MARM 2017 profile

Victoria Jansen discusses being on the MA Research Methods - Health Pathway course

From  Rebecca Weaver 6 Months ago 0   30    0  

Richard Alvey - MARM 2017 profile

Richard Alvey discusses being on the MA Research Methods - Health Pathway course

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Alison Cowley - MARM 2017 profile

Alison Cowley discusses being on the MA Research Methods - Health Pathway course

From  Rebecca Weaver 6 Months ago 0   22    0  

MSc Stem Cell Technology

A short video for the MSc Stem Cell Technology. This pioneering course aims to maximise the employability of students. Our track record shows 90% of graduates secure stem cell technology-related…

From  Alex Wilkinson 7 Months ago 0   1,943    0  

Securing rights and justice for all

We are the world's largest group of rights and justice scholars and advise governments and NGOs around the globe on the creation of sustainable, open and creative societies. More information:…

From  Robert Ounsworth 11 Months ago 0   37    0  

The EU referendum and research – message from Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research

Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, talks about the University’s response to the EU referendum result in relation to research.

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0   194    0  

The EU referendum and research – what does this mean for staff?

Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, discusses the impact of the EU referendum on our research academics and what the University is doing to support them.

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0   193    0  

The EU referendum and research – what does this mean for students?

Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, talks about how the EU referendum could affect research students and what the University is doing to support them.

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0   462    0  

Nottingham working with Brazil to tackle the world’s most pressing problems

There may be 5,185 miles between Rio de Janeiro and The University of Nottingham, but take a look at how our research and collaborative work with Brazil is changing the world. Read about our…

From  Tom Travis A year ago 0   1,593    0  

Dream Here

As part of our AHRC-funded Connected Communities Project to create Nottingham's first black history mural, the Centre for Research in Race and Rights commissioned Panya Banjoko to write and…

From  Zoe Trodd A year ago 1   61    0  

Pathways: The Nottingham Black History Mural

In 2016, the University of Nottingham's Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R), which is part of the Research Priority Area in Rights and Justice, and the New Art Exchange joined together…

From  Zoe Trodd A year ago 0   36    0  

...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…

From  Lindsay Brooke A year ago 0   6    0  

The 3D-CF Study

Dr Sally Palser talks about the 3D-CF study

From  Nicki Keating A year ago 1   84    0  

C3R - the trailer

This is a short trailer for the Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R) at The University of Nottingham. For more informaiton visit: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/go/c3r

From  Timo Schrader A year ago 0   163    0  

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…

From  Lindsay Brooke A year ago 0   63    0  

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.

From  Lindsay Brooke A year ago 0   18    0  

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…

From  Deborah Storey A year ago 0   18    0  

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 A year ago 0   156    0  

Cognitive Approaches to Ancient Religious Experience (CAARE) Highlights

Building on the project, Ancient Religions and Cognition, this network brings together scholars from the ancient history of religion on the one hand, and the cognitive science of religion on the…

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What we do at the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies

The School of Contemporary Chinese Studies (SCCS) is recognised as a national leader in the provision of high quality, discipline-based research and degree programmes which incorporate the study of…

From  Deborah Storey 2 Years ago 0   195    0  

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 2 Years ago 0   179    0  

Women in Maths - Lisa Glaser

I'm a postdoctoral scholar at The University of Nottingham, that means I'm not a student anymore but not quite a faculty academic yet. Here I talk a bit about how I got where I am now and…

From  sbzlph 2 Years ago 0   51    0  

Rebecca's story: Children's Brain Tumour Research

Sue Clark talks to us about her daughter Rebecca, who continues to benefit from the ongoing work of the Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC) here in Nottingham.…

From  Wasim Chaudry 2 Years ago 0   144    0  

Impact - The Nottingham Campaign

In this short film we meet some of the people benefiting from, and working on, the campaign's fundraising efforts so far and hear how Impact: The Nottingham Campaign is directly helping them.…

From  Sarah Blythe 2 Years ago 0   890    0  

Coleman Merenda talks about Nottingham and the IRES programme

Coleman Merenda, from Virginia Tech, USA, talks about his experiences at The University of Nottingham over summer 2015, on the IRES programme. For more information visit:…

From  Matthew Colver 2 Years ago 0   49    0  

Valerie Kane talks about Nottingham and the IRES programme

Valerie Kane, from Virginia Tech, USA, talks about her experiences at The University of Nottingham over summer 2015, on the IRES programme. For more information visit:…

From  Matthew Colver 2 Years ago 0   53    0  

Missie Smith talks about Nottingham and the IRES programme

Missie Smith from Virginia Tech, USA, talks about her experiences at The University of Nottingham over summer 2015, on the IRES programme. For more information visit:…

From  Matthew Colver 2 Years ago 0   43    0  

Virginia Tech students talk about the IRES programme

Students from Virginia Tech in the USA talk about their experiences at The University of Nottingham over summer 2015, on the IRES programme. For more information visit:…

From  Matthew Colver 2 Years ago 0   29    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…

From  Lindsay Brooke 2 Years ago 0   27    0  

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…

From  Lindsay Brooke 2 Years ago 0   24    0  

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…

From  Lindsay Brooke 2 Years ago 0   134    0  

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 2 Years ago 0   209    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 2 Years ago 0   391    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…

From  Lindsay Brooke 2 Years ago 0   191    0  

8. Research and values, Professor Steve Rayner (Circling the Square I)

The below video features a keynote speech from Professor Steve Rayner, the James Martin Professor of Science and Civilization at Oxford University’s School of Anthropology and Museum…

From  Andrew Gibson 2 Years ago 0   4    0  

1. Research and policymaking, Professor Brian Collins (Circling the Square I)

The below video features the opening keynote speech from Professor Brian Collins, Director of the Centre for Engineering Policy at UCL and former Chief Scientific Advisor to two government…

From  Andrew Gibson 2 Years ago 0   4    0  

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…

From  Lindsay Brooke 2 Years ago 0   71    0  

3. Research and the media, Dr Andy Williams (Circling the Square I)

The below video features a keynote speech from Dr Andy Williams, Lecturer at the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies and former RCUK Research Fellow in Risk, Health and Science…

From  Andrew Gibson 2 Years ago 0   3    0  

5. Research and policymaking, Professor Ian Boyd (Circling the Square I)

The below video features a keynote speech from Professor Ian Boyd FSB FRSE, Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Professor in Biology at the…

From  Andrew Gibson 2 Years ago 0   6    0  

M12086 Designing Political Research

M12086 Designing Political Research with Caitlin Milazzo

From  John Pollock 2 Years ago 0   151    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…

From  Lindsay Brooke 2 Years ago 0   198    0  

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…

From  Deborah Storey 2 Years ago 0   18    0  

Ben Mathers_MA Research Methods

In this interview Ben tells us about his experience in doing the MA in Social Research Methods. He explains how the master was essential for him in order to be prepared for doing a PhD.

From  mcztlg 2 Years ago 0   32    0  

Development of Free Leg Hexapod (FreeHex)

Hexapod without base platform for performing machining in-situ industrial installations: Free-leg Hexapod (FreeHex) construction and demo.

From  Georgina Barclay 2 Years ago 0   39    0  

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 2 Years ago 0   513    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 2 Years ago 0   807    0  

Salsa demo for Black History Month 6

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

From  Tara De Cozar 3 Years ago 0   27    0  

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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