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Pioneering a cleaner, greener future

As pressures mount to find cleaner energy alternatives to fossil fuels, our world-class researchers are pioneering alternative electrical power sources that will enable the transportation system of…

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Neuroscience | work experience, projects and being an international student

Marco talks about his work placement at Eli Lilly and gives tips to other neuroscience students travelling from abroad to study at Nottingham.

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Zoology | optional modules, field courses and ladybird research

Max talks about the different modules available such as the field course to the Peak District and recommends things for new zoology students to get involved in.

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Neuroscience | Australia, research and student life

Eliot talks about his year abroad working in a lab in Australia and gives advice to new neuroscience students.

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Zoology | parasitology, work placements and societies

Cyan explains her third-year research project and talks about the opportunities available to zoology students.

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Neuroscience | advice, work experience and city life

Charlotte gives tips for new students and shares her experience of studying neuroscience at Nottingham.

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Biochemistry | research, modules and uni life

Emily tells us what it’s like to be a biochemistry student as well as giving advice to those interested in studying at Nottingham.

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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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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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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…

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Rail at Nottingham

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

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Automotive at Nottingham

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

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Seamless and Intelligent Mobility at Nottingham

Find out what research is being done into Seamless and Intelligent Mobility at the University of Nottingham.

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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…

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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,…

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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,…

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Discovering the next generation of research leaders through our fellowships

Our competitive, internally funded fellowships aim to attract and retain exceptional early career researchers to deliver world-leading research. Samanta Piano, Assistant Professor in Metrology and a…

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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…

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MSc Stem Cell Technology and Regenerative Medicine

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

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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…

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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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In Partnership: In Education

To mark five years of partnership, the Vice-Chancellors of Birmingham and Nottingham consider how the strategic partnership has developed in the area of education.

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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

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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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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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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…

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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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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…

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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.…

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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:…

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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:…

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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:…

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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:…

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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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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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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…

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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…

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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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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…

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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…

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M12086 Designing Political Research

M12086 Designing Political Research with Caitlin Milazzo

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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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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.

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Development of Free Leg Hexapod (FreeHex)

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

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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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Introductory video to the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at The University of Nottingham

This is an introductory video to the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at The University of Nottingham , covering the School’s teaching and research activities, student life and learning…

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Life Cycle 4 - the journey

This year the Vice-Chancellor and his team cycled over 1400 miles in aid of Children's Brain Tumour Research. Here's a look at their journey and the community celebration at University…

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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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