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Our brand new Cancer Sciences courses and purpose built Cancer Centre

Academics and students discuss the brand new BSc and MSci Cancer Sciences courses being launched at the University of Nottingham in September 2019, along with the new purpose built Centre for Cancer…

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Our brand new BSc and MSci courses in Cancer Sciences

Academics discussing the brand new BSc and MSci Cancer Sciences course being launched in September 2019 at the University of Nottingham. Find out more: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ccs

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Our brand new purpose built Cancer Centre

Academic discussing the purpose built Cancer Centre which is due to open in winter 2019 at the University of Nottingham. Find out more: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ccs

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Studying a PhD at the School of Medicine

Our PhD students talk about what it's like to study at the School of Medicine and Nottingham. They also share their top tips for PhD applications and making the most of your PhD studies at the…

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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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When you give, you give hope, joy and belief

Thank you for giving special moments. You make incredible things happen and push the boundaries of what is possible.

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Viewing Art in The Netherlands: The Unforgettable Programme

Since 2013 the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven have endeavoured to improve quality of life for people with dementia and their loved ones. They developed a special…

From  Jocelyn Daniels 7 Months ago 0 likes 11 views 0  

Vlog 2: Research funding - the need, opportunities, support

'Building the support needed to conduct leading research' In his second vlog, Professor John Atherton, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,…

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Every time you give, you give moments like these. Thank you.

For all the hours of research, the studies and trials you've made possible, thank you. When you give, you give moments like these. A special thank you to the O'Connor family for being…

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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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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 A year ago 0 likes 110 views 0  

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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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…

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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…

From  Deborah Storey A year ago 0 likes 129 views 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.

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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 A year ago 0 likes 394 views 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,…

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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…

From  Deborah Storey A year ago 0 likes 137 views 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 A year ago 0 likes 108 views 0  

Victoria Jansen - MARM 2017 profile

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

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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

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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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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:…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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 2 Years ago 1 likes 67 views 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 2 Years ago 0 likes 42 views 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…

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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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The 3D-CF Study

Dr Sally Palser talks about the 3D-CF study

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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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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 2 Years ago 0 likes 77 views 0  

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…

From  Lindsay Brooke 2 Years ago 0 likes 36 views 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 2 Years ago 0 likes 19 views 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 2 Years ago 0 likes 18 views 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 2 Years ago 0 likes 224 views 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 likes 196 views 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 likes 193 views 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…

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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 3 Years ago 0 likes 232 views 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 3 Years ago 0 likes 892 views 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:…

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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…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 30 views 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 3 Years ago 0 likes 26 views 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…

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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…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 239 views 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 3 Years ago 0 likes 395 views 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 3 Years ago 0 likes 194 views 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…

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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…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 77 views 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…

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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…

From  Lindsay Brooke 3 Years ago 0 likes 202 views 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 3 Years ago 0 likes 18 views 0