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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 5. Wise Purpose in God’s Acts, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores his dynamic view of…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 4. Violence and Patience, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, examines his attitude toward…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 3. The Caliphate and the Law, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he views the caliphate…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 2 . The Aims of the Law, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he viewed the concepts…

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Ibn Taymiyya and Benefit (maslaha): 1 . Religious Practices, with Dr Jon Hoover

Ibn Taymiyya (d. 1328) was a famous Muslim jurist from Damascus. This video, part of a series on the concept of benefit (maslaha) in Ibn Taymiyya’s thought, explores how he viewed benefit and…

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Honorary Graduate 2018 - Sarah Gordy - Dr of Laws

Inspirational actor, dancer, model and Mencap campaigner Sarah Gordy MBE was awarded the Degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa from The University of Nottingham on 12 December 2018. This video is a…

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Wanted! Nature lovers to join the hunt for the killer flatworm

Community scientists at the University of Nottingham are calling for people all over the Midlands to help them hunt for an alien invader which is preying on the UK’s native population of…

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MyAsthma app to help people manage their asthma

A new and unique smartphone app to help people with asthma manage their condition has been developed by lung experts at the Nottingham Respiratory Research Unit and the pharmaceutical company…

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Lonely ‘lefty’ seeks mate for love – and genetic study

Scientists at The University of Nottingham hoping to study the genetics of an ultra-rare garden snail are asking the public for its help in finding the lonely mollusc a mate. The…

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Study finds hormone levels in hair can affect IVF success

Levels of a hormone when measured in hair can significantly predict the likelihood of pregnancy in women undergoing in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment, scientists at The University of Nottingham…

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Muslims in Europe - Opportunities and Challenges - a lecture by Professor Akbar Ahmed

A public lecture presented by Professor Akbar Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at the American University, Washington DC, and former High Commissioner of Pakistan to the UK. Recorded live…

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Take part in the UK POLLI:NATION Survey

Dr Sarah Pierce from the School of Life Sciences is on a mission. Sarah's the Open Air Laboratories Network (OPAL) community scientist for the Midlands region and is working with schools and…

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#askatheologian; What is Fitra in Islam?

The word fitra is central to Islamic understandings of human nature. Dr Jon Hoover explains how fitra appears in the Qur’an and the Hadith, and how it has been understood by different figures…

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Snail shells offer clue in common origins of body asymmetry

An international team of researchers has discovered a gene in snails that determines whether their shells twist clockwise or anti-clockwise – and could offer clues to how the same gene affects…

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Why Study The Place of Religion in Medieval Studies with Christina Lee

Dr Christina Lee, Associate Professor of Viking Studies in the School of English, examines the central role played by religion in medieval societies, and argues that an understanding of the religion…

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Why Study Disability and Disease with Christina Lee

Dr Christina Lee, Associate Professor of Viking Studies in the School of English, looks at how disability and disease were viewed by Christians during the Middle Ages. She uses evidence that comes…

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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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Theologians in Conversation; What do you enjoy about teaching theology?

Dr Alison Milbank and Professor Tom O'Loughlin talk with Joe Scales, an undergraduate student in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, about the enjoyment they get from teaching…

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#askatheologian; Who was Ibn Taymiyya?

Dr Jon Hoover gives an introduction to Ibn Taymiyya. He was a scholar who lived in Damascus 800 years ago, but is very influential among many Islamic groups today.

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Basic Beliefs of Islam

Dr Musharraf Hussain introduces the basic beliefs of Islam and explores the belief iman with Dr Jon Hoover. This is the first in a series of videos examining Muslim belief in God, Angels, Books,…

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Basic Beliefs of Islam - Prophets

Dr Musharraf Hussain speaks about Islamic belief in Prophets with Dr Jon Hoover. Dr Hussain defines the role of the Prophets, distinguishes between a prophet (nabi) and a messenger (rasul), explains…

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Basic Beliefs of Islam - Predestination

Dr Musharraf Hussain discusses Islamic belief in predestination with Dr Jon Hoover, exploring God's all-knowing creation of all things, the relation between human free choice and God's…

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Basic Beliefs of Islam - Last Day; part 2

In the second of two videos, Dr Musharraf Hussain speaks about sin and intercession in Islamic belief with Dr Jon Hoover. The discussion takes up the questions of major and minor sins, God's…

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Basic Beliefs of Islam - Last Day; part 1

In the first of two videos, Dr Musharraf Hussain discusses Islamic belief in the Last Day with Dr Jon Hoover. Dr Hussain traces the events of the Last Day from human death to the grave and on to the…

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Basic Beliefs of Islam - God

Dr Musharraf Hussain, speaks about Islamic belief in God with Dr Jon Hoover. They discuss the relationships between the one God and His many attributes and between God's mercy and God's…

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Basic Beliefs of Islam - Books

Dr Musharraf Hussain, talks about the Islamic belief in Books with Dr Jon Hoover. The Books are revelations given to prophets, especially the Qur'an. The discussion extends to the verses of the…

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Basic Beliefs of Islam - Angels

Dr Musharraf Hussain, speaks with Dr Jon Hoover about the Islamic belief in angels, God's agents through which He rules the world. The conversation extends to Gabriel, the angel of revelation,…

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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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Superbug colony behaviours revealed in time lapse video

A well-known ‘superbug’ which was thought to have been a static or non-motile organism has been observed showing signs of active motility by scientists at The Universities of Nottingham…

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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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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…

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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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Jon Henderson (Humanities) – underwater archaeology, e-learning community November 2015

Dr Jon Henderson discusses ground truthing digital images of underwater sites and how they can be turned into three-dimensional visualisations. The 3D photo-realistic models produced allow non-divers…

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Why Study Norse Religion with Christina Lee

Dr Christina Lee, Associate Professor of Viking Studies in the School of English, looks at what we know about the religion of the Vikings. She introduces their mythology and explored the fact that we…

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Why Study Women in the Anglo Saxon Church with Christina Lee

Dr Christina Lee, Associate Professor of Viking Studies in the School of English, looks at what we know about the role of women in the Anglo-Saxon church. Other similar videos you may wish to watch…

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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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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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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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AncientBiotics — a medieval remedy for modern day superbugs?

A one thousand year old Anglo-Saxon remedy for eye infections which originates from a manuscript in the British Library has been found to kill the modern-day superbug MRSA in an unusual research…

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Why Study The Gift Pt 2 with John Milbank

In the second of their 2 part discussion, Professor John MIlbank and Dr Simon Oliver continue to look at the notion of 'the Gift'. Picking up with the idea that a purified gift, given one…

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Why Study Violence in the Hebrew Bible with Tarah Van De Wiele

Many people think that the Hebrew Bible / the Old Testament is simply packed full with violent episodes! Dr Carly Crouch and Tarah Van De Wiele discuss this perception and ask how best way to…

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Why Study Crime and Punishment in the Hebrew Bible with Tarah Van De Wiele

Dr Carly Crouch and Tarah Van De Wiele discuss how crime – a wrong breaking a law – and the punishment of crime are dealt with in the Hebrew Bible /Old Testament. Crime and its punishment…

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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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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…

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A to Z of Sociology: The Media

Dr Nick Stevenson talks about the media.

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A to Z of Sociology: Climate Change

Dr Warren Pearce, Research Fellow, talks about climate change.

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A to Z of Sociology: Celebrity

Dr Nick Stevenson talks about celebrity.

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A to Z of Sociology: The Commons

Dr Nick Stevenson, Reader in Sociology, talks about 'The Commons' - or things that we share.

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Module in a Minute - Work and Play

Dr Ting Chang discusses Work and Play in Modern Art

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Universal Salvation and Consensus in Medieval Islam

Dr Jon Hoover examines how two great medieval Islamic scholars looked at the issues involved in the question ‘can all human beings be saved by God?’ Is it a case that unbelievers shall…

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Introduction to Philosophy module 'Advanced Logic' by Mark Jago

Introduction to the Philosophy module 'Advanced Logic' by Dr Mark Jago. Part of the Philosophy 'Module in a Minute' series.

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Introduction to Philosophy module 'Being Becoming and Reality' by Jonathan Tallant

Introduction to the Philosophy module 'Being Becoming and Reality' by Dr Jonathan Tallant. Part of the Philosophy 'Module in a Minute' series.

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Why does the Bible matter? Simon Oliver

Dr Simon Oliver, from the perspective of systematic and philosophical theology

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Why does the Bible matter? Holger Zellentin

Dr Holger Zellentin, from the perspective of the Abrahamic traditions

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Why does the Bible matter? Carly Crouch

Dr Carly Crouch, from the perspective of the Hebrew Bible

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Introduction to the module 'Merleau-Ponty' by Dr Komarine Romdenh-Romluc

An introduction to the Philosophy module 'Merleau-Ponty' by Dr Komarine Romdenh-Romluc.

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Introduction to the module 'History of Western Philosophy' by Dr Andrew Fisher

An introduction to the Philosophy module 'History of Western Philosophy' by Dr Andrew Fisher.

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Introduction to the module 'Environmental Ethics' by Dr Neil Sinclair

An Introduction to the Philosophy module 'Environmental Ethics' by Dr Neil Sinclair.

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Introduction to the module Philosophy of Mind by Dr Mark Jago

An introduction to the Philosophy module Philosophy of Mind by Dr Mark Jago.

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Introduction to the module Feminist Philosophy by Dr Komarine Romdenh-Romluc

An introduction to the Philosophy module Feminist Philosophy by Dr Komarine Romdenh-Romluc,

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Introduction to the module Metaethics by Andrew Fisher

An introduction to the Philosophy module Metaethics by Dr Andrew Fisher.

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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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History of Art 'Module in a Minute' - American Visual Culture by Dr Mark Rawlinson

History of Art 'Module in a Minute' video for the module American Visual Culture by Dr Mark Rawlinson.

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History of Art 'Module in a Minute' - Art and Power: Paris 1937 by Dr Lara Pucci

History of Art 'Module in a Minute' video for the module Art and Power: Paris 1937 by Dr Lara Pucci.

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History of Art 'Module in a Minute' - Renaissance Women by Dr Gabriele Neher

History of Art 'Module in a Minute' video for the module Women in the Italian Renaissance by Dr Gabriele Neher.

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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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‘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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British Museum Vikings exhibition helps researchers translate Norse heritage

The first major exhibition on Vikings at the British Museum for over 30 years which opened on 6 March in London highlights a new research project by Viking experts at The University of Nottingham. …

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A to Z of Sociology: Nationalism

Dr Christian Karner, Associate Professor of Sociology, talks about nationalism, and the links between globalisation and neo-nationalism which have recently emerged.

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The Hobbit - an unexpected theological journey

As the latest Warner Bros fantasy blockbuster, The Hobbit, hits the cinema screens, Dr Alison Milbank of the University's Department of Theology and Religious Studies, offers her insights into…

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Baby knows best when it comes to weaning.

A study by psychologists at The University of Nottingham has shown that babies who are weaned using solid finger food are more likely to develop healthier food preferences and are less likely to…

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Digital Technologies for Language Teaching (Distance Learning) MA

Dr Cecilia Goria answers your questions about the Digital Technologies for Language Teaching degree.

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Jon Sheldon - Mechanical Engineering

Undergraduate mechanical engineering student, Jon Sheldon, talks about his experience studying at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus as a UK scholarship student.

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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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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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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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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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Crops for the Future - work on new centre begins

The development of a new Crops for the Future Research Centre begins alongside the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

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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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Making sure the food we grow is good enough to eat

A new Centre of Excellence for Post-Harvest Biotechnology has opened at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. It aims to reduce food losses and improve overall quality and food safety.

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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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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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Monitoring human-elephant conflict in Malaysia

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.…

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