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New Chair Designate for University Council

New Chair Designate for University Council

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Sir Keith O'Nions has been appointed Chair-Designate of Council for the University of Nottingham, taking up the role from January 2020 it is announced today.Sir Keith is a renowned scientist and former President and Rector of Imperial College London. His career includes roles as Director-General Science and Innovation, at the Department for Innovation and Universities and Skills, and Chief Scientific Advisor to the Ministry of Defence.
Could cancer anti-sickness drug end the misery for IBS patients?

Could cancer anti-sickness drug end the misery for IBS patients?

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A nationwide clinical trial is to investigate whether a commonly-prescribed anti-sickness drug could be the answer for the 1.3 million people in the UK who suffer the pain and misery of irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea (IBS-D).
The MRI story in Nottingham – a unique archive in the making

The MRI story in Nottingham – a unique archive in the making

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Archivists, conservators and digitisers create an archive charting the development of magnetic resonance imaging in Nottingham
Lego tournament goes into orbit with local schoolchildren

Lego tournament goes into orbit with local schoolchildren

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Children from schools across the East Midlands are taking their building skills into orbit at the regional heat of the global FIRST®LEGO®League tournament taking place at the University of Nottingham next week.
Computer Science Professor selected for top scientific adviser role

Computer Science Professor selected for top scientific adviser role

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Professor Tom Rodden has been appointed as the Chief Scientific Adviser for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
Government advice on mental health and behaviour in schools: Where is the evidence?

Government advice on mental health and behaviour in schools: Where is the evidence?

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The quality of research into the impact of social and emotional learning (SEL) interventions in UK schools needs to improve in order for the programmes to be successful, says new research.

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