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Smart sensor bandage for chronic wounds

University of Nottingham researchers have secured a major grant to develop a smart wound dressing embedded with optical fibre sensors to assess whether affected tissue is healing well or is infected.…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Grapevine

Grapevine (Vitis) from the plant family Vitaceae is a flowing vine plant with 79 different species and is an economically important source of grapes, both for the consumption of the fruit itself and…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Wild Pea

Pisum sativum is more commonly known as the pea plant. These plants are well known for growing peas in pods which are the plant’s fruit. This is an important crop now grown in many parts of the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Ageotropum Pea

Pisum sativum is more commonly known as the pea plant. These plants are well known for growing peas in pods which are the plant’s fruit. This is an important crop now grown in many parts of the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Spinach

Spinach, Spinacia oleracea, is a flower that is best known for its edible leaves. It is thought the plant originated in Iran and then moved across the world until finally reaching the UK in the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Alpine Strawberry

Wild alpine strawberry, Fragaria vesca, is one of 20 different strawberry species. The most common strawberry found in the supermarket is a cross between two species, fragaria and ananassa, and…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Rocket

Rocket, Eruca sativa, is also known as arugula in America. This edible plant is in the Brassicaceae family which includes many well-known plants such as broccoli and kale. It has been part of our…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Asparagus

Asparagus, Asparagus officinalis, is a well-known spring vegetable enjoyed since ancient times. A recipe including asparagus is included in one of the first known recipe books written by the romans…

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Psychology 360 facilities tour

Take a look around the range of facilities and study spaces available to our Psychology students. www.nottingham.ac.uk/psychology

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UoN The Hidden Half: Freesia

This X-ray CT scanned Freesia is from the species Fressia alba which is native to the cape of South Africa. Freesias are known for their funnel shaped flowers and are part of the Iris family. The…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Calico Hearts(Adromischus maculatus)

Adromischis maculatus is commonly known as Calico Hearts or Chocolate drops due to their spotted leaves. These plants are known as succulents as the leaves are thickened and fleshy in order to retain…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Tomato

Tomato, Solanum lycopersicum, is a member of the nightshade family of plants which is well known for being poisonous. Luckily for all tomato lovers the fruit does not contain any poison. Tomato…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Sugar Beet

Sugar beet, Beta vulgaris, grows a root that contains a high percentage of sucrose and therefore is used to produce sugar. The first factory devoted to producing sugar for these beet plants was…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Pea (Kelvedon Wonder)

Pisum sativum is more commonly known as the pea plant. These plants are well known for growing peas in pods which are the plants fruit. This is an important crop now grown in many parts of the…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Norway Spruce

Picea abies, Norway spruce, is a coniferous pine tree best known as a Christmas tree! Every Christmas Norway provides London with a Norway Spruce for Trafalgar Square. This tree is native to most…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Maize

Maize (Zea mays), also known as corn, is one of the most widely grown and widely eaten crops. It is a grass that forms large ears full of kernels, which are sweet corn when eaten in the un-ripe form…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Date Palm (Lulu) - Growth over time

Phoenix dactylifera, commonly known as date palm, is well known for its sweet fruit. This flowering plant is in the palm family Arecaceae. Date palm trees grow 20m tall and have large leaves that can…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Congo Grass (Brachiaria ruziziensis)

Brachiaria ruziziensis, known as congo grass, is a tropical grass. In the tropics it is one of the most common feeds for livestock. The grass is native to Rwanda and Eastern Congo but can now be…

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UoN The Hidden Half: Bean (Tio canela)

This Tepary bean, Phaseolus acutifolius, is native to Mexico and can grow in extremely dry conditions. Bean and pea plants both belong to the same family of plants and are grown all over the world…

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UoN Hounsfield Facility: Lego Movie

The Hounsfield Facility at the University of Nottingham Sutton Bonington campus houses our state-of-the-art X-ray computed tomography (CT) technology. This enables scientists to explore the internal…

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The Future of Research Excellence and Global Impact

Securing sustainable food supplies, ending slavery and developing greener transport systems, are three of six most pressing global challenges the University of Nottingham on the 22 June 2017 set…

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Transforming healthcare with pioneering imaging

The University of Nottingham is the home of MRI and has an internationally leading position in biomedical imaging research. We aim to establish the University as a powerhouse for imaging in precision…

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Firth Lectures 2016: The Most Reverend Dr Rowan Williams. Imagining Faith; perceptions of religious belief in modern writing

Dr Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, looks at three piece of contemporary fiction to explore how they descibe the religious person and how within those stories there is a portrayal of…

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A Day in the Life

Get a glimpse of a typical day at The University of Nottingham with Geography student Izzy Cross. To watch more Nottingham Experience videos visit…

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Nottingham City

Discover the City of Nottingham through the eyes of a student… Nottingham City Council’s student guide to Nottingham is now online at www.nottmstudents.com You’ll find all the…

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Translational Neuroimaging MSc

The MSc Translational Imaging provides a thorough interdisciplinary training in neuroimaging relevant to both scientists and clinicians, with an emphasis on translation of new imaging methods to…

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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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An overview of our Malaysia Campus

Our Malaysia campus, situated approximately 30km outside Kuala Lumpur, is a great place to study and to conduct research. Provost and CEO Christine Ennew, Vice-Provost for Teaching and Learning…

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A guided tour of our Malaysia Campus

Join our students as they take you on a tour of our Malaysia Campus, situated approximately 30km from Kuala Lumpur. Hear all about the teaching and learning resources, accommodation, sports and…

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An overview of our China campus

Our China campus, based in Ningbo, is a great place to study and to conduct research. Provost Nick Miles and Vice Provost Julie Sanders explain the strengths of such a dynamic and rapidly expanding…

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The city of Ningbo

Discover the city of Ningbo, China. With a population of over 10 million people, the city boasts a dynamic mix of both traditional and modern architecture and attractions. For more information…

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A guided tour of our China Campus

Join our students as they take you on a tour of our China Campus, based in the city of Ningbo. Hear all about the teaching and learning resources, accommodation, sports and recreational facilities…

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Study abroad

Psychology student, Caroline Floyd, talks about the year she spent in Mexico as part of our study abroad offer. For more information visit…

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Societies

With everything from Quidditch and American football to yoga and poetry, the Students' Union has a range of societies to suit every taste. For more information visit…

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Sport at The University of Nottingham

There are many sports to get involved in, everything from archery and swimming to yoga and skydiving. For more information visit www.nottingham.ac.uk/sport To watch more Nottingham Experience…

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Imaging the Brain to Examine Mental and Physical Illnesses

The Magnetic Resonance Centre at the University of Nottingham is helping to plot the brain paths of patients with mental and physical illnesses such as schizophrenia, with access to some of the best…

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Academic and sports support for disabled students at Nottingham - Thomas's story

On target for a 1st in Mathematical Sciences and a place at the Paralympics in 2016, Thomas Green is reaching new heights at Nottingham. Currently ranked 10th in the world for club throwing, Thomas…

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Nottingham Lakeside Arts

Lakeside is the University of Nottingham's unique public arts centre and museum presenting an eclectic programme of music, dance, theatre, visual art and family events all year round. Marketing…

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Campus Tour - University Park

Students from The University of Nottingham give a tour of our University Park campus.

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