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Fake Facebook account reveals how we fall for fake news

Fake Facebook account reveals how we fall for fake news

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A fictitious Facebook account set up by a team of researchers highlights the difficulties in combating the spread of fake news, because of the way we assess news when it is presented via social media.
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3 days ago
£2m to bring pioneering regenerative medicine to market

£2m to bring pioneering regenerative medicine to market

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Pioneering specialist in regenerative medicine receives £2million finance package to help fast-track its medical inventions to market.
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4 days ago
Healthcare professionals get new guidance on how to talk to people living with dementia

Healthcare professionals get new guidance on how to talk to people living with dementia

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Experts at the University of Nottingham have developed a new training course for healthcare professionals to help them communicate more effectively with patients living with dementia.
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4 days ago
A choice between home and work – how gender inequalities at work mean women can rarely 'have it all'

A choice between home and work – how gender inequalities at work mean women can rarely 'have it all'

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A 'boys club' culture and a lack of flexibility for working mothers are two of the reasons for a gender imbalance in the highest ranking positions in the City of London advertising industry - according to new research.
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5 days ago
University of Nottingham acquires personal archive of DH Lawrence

University of Nottingham acquires personal archive of DH Lawrence

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The University of Nottingham has acquired a unique archive of treasures linked to Nottingham's most famous literary son, DH Lawrence.
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5 days ago
Volvo Trucks backs new research to turn old diesel engines into green energy storage machines

Volvo Trucks backs new research to turn old diesel engines into green energy storage machines

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A pioneering project aims to convert air-polluting diesel engines due for scrap into renewable power storage units that can charge electric bus and lorry fleets. The research is being carried out by the University of Nottingham with support from Volvo Trucks.
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7 days ago
Champion of learning disability nursing awarded MBE

Champion of learning disability nursing awarded MBE

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The achievements of a University of Nottingham nursing lead have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.Helen Laverty has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her expertise in learning disability nursing and her pioneering work in shaping Government policy on health and social care.
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9 days ago
Cider leftovers turned into award-winning BBQ snack

Cider leftovers turned into award-winning BBQ snack

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A team of food science students from the University of Nottingham has won the gold prize in a UK competition for food innovation with their spicy BBQ flavoured savoury snack made from the by-product of cider. The 'RICH Pickings' team won Ectrophelia UK with their 'Pom Puffs' product - a tasty and nutritious snack made from extruded apple pomace and maize, packaged in a recyclable pouch.
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9 days ago
Social democrats must revisit their past if they are to be part of Labour's future

Social democrats must revisit their past if they are to be part of Labour's future

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Social democrats must rediscover their principled purpose if they are ever to recover their position in the Labour party according to a University of Nottingham Professor.
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9 days ago
First imaging tool on horizon to analyse how live cells 'talk' to their habitat to circulate disease

First imaging tool on horizon to analyse how live cells 'talk' to their habitat to circulate disease

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A new optical technique to help scientists observe live cells in 4D and understand what triggers them to mutate and spread disease around the human body is being led by the University of Nottingham in collaboration with Heriot Watt University and the University of Glasgow.
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10 days ago
University of Nottingham climbs up the QS World University Rankings

University of Nottingham climbs up the QS World University Rankings

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A truly rounded university experience has been credited for the University of Nottingham consolidating its position among the top 100 universities in the world.According to the 2019 QS World University Rankings the University of Nottingham has climbed two places to be ranked 82nd in the world and is 15th out of just 76 UK universities included in the table.
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11 days ago
Sky's the limit as €1m competition opens for inventive new sat nav ideas

Sky's the limit as €1m competition opens for inventive new sat nav ideas

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A €1m European competition to incubate new applications for satellite navigation is calling for entries from budding entrepreneurs across the UK.
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12 days ago
Eye-tracking software makes insurance policies easier to understand

Eye-tracking software makes insurance policies easier to understand

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Researchers at the University of Nottingham and insurance law firm Browne Jacobson LLP are using eye-tracking software to help insurers write policies that are much easier to read and understand.
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13 days ago
Self-sustaining loop of chemical reactions could revolutionise drug production

Self-sustaining loop of chemical reactions could revolutionise drug production

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Experts from the University of Nottingham have created a self-sustaining circuit of reactions which is a greener and more efficient method of chemical production.In their paper Self-sustaining closed-loop multienzyme mediated conversion of amines into alcohols in continuous reactions, published in Nature Catalysis, Drs Francesca Paradisi and Martina Contente of the University of Nottingham produce chemicals more efficiently through a looped set of reactions using enzymes in flow.
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13 days ago
Race is on to raise £1000 to help student-built electric car compete at Silverstone

Race is on to raise £1000 to help student-built electric car compete at Silverstone

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Young engineers at Nottingham need to crowd-fund £1,000 to help them design and build an innovative Formula-style race car for a major global student engineering motorsport competition.
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2 weeks ago
UK beacon for community energy switched on by Lord Henley

UK beacon for community energy switched on by Lord Henley

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A ground-breaking community energy scheme, which enables residents to generate, store and use solar electricity, has been officially switched on in Nottingham.
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2 weeks ago
University scientist helps create world-first antimicrobial medical gloves

University scientist helps create world-first antimicrobial medical gloves

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A new type of medical examination glove that has built in antimicrobial technology proven to prevent the spread of infection has been developed with help from a renowned University of Nottingham microbiologist.
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2 weeks ago
Sixteen Legs – award-winning film on sex lives of giant prehistoric spiders comes to campus

Sixteen Legs – award-winning film on sex lives of giant prehistoric spiders comes to campus

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An award-winning film featuring the University of Nottingham SpiderLab's Dr Sara Goodacre among a host of stars, including Neil Gaiman and Stephen Fry, is coming to Lakeside Arts on campus next month for a special free screening and Q&A.
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2 weeks ago
Major GNSS project to boost potential for 'satellite' farming in Brazil

Major GNSS project to boost potential for 'satellite' farming in Brazil

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The University of Nottingham is working with Brazilian and EU partners to solve atmospheric interference problems that hamper satellite-based positioning in equatorial countries like Brazil.
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2 weeks ago
Plants are new weapon in fight against Dengue

Plants are new weapon in fight against Dengue

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Scientists have discovered a way to create disease fighting proteins from tobacco plants which could lead to the development of a vaccine for Dengue Fever.
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2 weeks ago
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