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I hear what you say! Or do I?

I hear what you say! Or do I?

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Younger children rely more on auditory information. This means they are less susceptible to illusions in which vision changes sound. Conversely, adults are more likely to be influenced by what they see, and what they see can change what they hear.
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Yesterday
Less drain on freshwater supplies with seawater fuel discovery

Less drain on freshwater supplies with seawater fuel discovery

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Researchers have found that seawater can replace freshwater to produce the sustainable fuel Bioethanol, reducing the need to drain precious resources.
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Yesterday
New research sheds light on why suicide is more common in autistic people

New research sheds light on why suicide is more common in autistic people

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People who hide their autism by 'camouflaging' to try to fit into society, or who don't receive correct support are at higher risk of suicide, according to new research. Researchers from the University of Nottingham's School of Psychology and the Universities of Coventry and Cambridge worked closely with a group of autistic people who had experienced mental health problems, self-injury or thoughts of ending life, to design a new innovative study that has just been published in the journal Molecular Autism.
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Yesterday
Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers

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Eight leading universities in the Midlands are joining together to train the next generation of highly-skilled arts and humanities researchers, thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
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6 days ago
Tobacco content still common on UK prime time TV, despite regulations

Tobacco content still common on UK prime time TV, despite regulations

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Tobacco content remains common on UK prime time TV, occurring in a third of all programmes, despite advertising and broadcasting regulations designed to protect children from this kind of exposure, a study led by The University of Nottingham has revealed.
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7 days ago
New project to engineer diversity into STEMM workforces

New project to engineer diversity into STEMM workforces

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The University of Nottingham is leading an innovative pilot to transform white, male-dominated workforces in engineering and science to ones that comprise top talent from diverse backgrounds.
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12 days ago
First language study using new generation of wearable brain scanner

First language study using new generation of wearable brain scanner

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Scientists have carried out the first study of human cognition using a new generation of brain scanner that can be worn like a helmet. This marks an important step forward in the translation of their new technique from the laboratory bench to a genuinely useful tool for cognitive neuroscience and clinical application.
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2 weeks ago
Attention all hay fever sufferers! What's getting up your nose?

Attention all hay fever sufferers! What's getting up your nose?

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Runny nose and streaming eyes? What's really getting up the nose of hay fever sufferers? What's out there? And why does it matter?
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2 weeks ago
University of Nottingham strengthens ties with Indonesia

University of Nottingham strengthens ties with Indonesia

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A doctor who fought to bring free healthcare to millions of people in Indonesia has spoken of the benefits of greater collaboration with the UK.Professor Ali Ghufron Mukti, Director General of Resources, Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education (RISTEKDIKTI), led a delegation to the University of Nottingham to explore opportunities for professional development, policy making, knowledge exchange and international research collaboration.
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2 weeks ago
Cutest rabbit survey launched to inform safer breeding

Cutest rabbit survey launched to inform safer breeding

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An irresistible 'rabbit cuteness' survey has been launched to help animal scientists understand what makes a bunny cute and which facial features make some bunnies cuter than others.
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3 weeks ago
Clinical pharmacists in general practice improve patient care new report finds

Clinical pharmacists in general practice improve patient care new report finds

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Clinical pharmacists should be an integral part of general practice, according to a new independent report released today.The NHS England funded report, undertaken by experts from the School of Pharmacy at the University of Nottingham, supported by patient representatives and colleagues from the University of Queensland, Australia showed that clinical pharmacists significantly increase patient appointment capacity and reduce pressure on GPs.
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3 weeks ago
New agreement on smart transport research signed at Nottingham

New agreement on smart transport research signed at Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham has signed a formal agreement to support government plans to make the UK a world-leader in driverless and interconnected vehicles and intelligent transport infrastructures.
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3 weeks ago
ADHD linked to an increased risk of injury in children, study finds

ADHD linked to an increased risk of injury in children, study finds

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Children and young people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at an increased risk of injury, a study at the University of Nottingham has found.
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4 weeks ago
2018 Global Slavery Index launches at the United Nations Headquarters

2018 Global Slavery Index launches at the United Nations Headquarters

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A team from the University of Nottingham has worked on the government response assessment for the new edition of the Global Slavery Index, which was launched today at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
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4 weeks ago
Nottingham research supports next generation hybrid aircraft technology to halve NOx emissions

Nottingham research supports next generation hybrid aircraft technology to halve NOx emissions

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The University of Nottingham is working with UK-based aerospace technology firm Derwent Aviation to assess the performance of their new Dual Drive Booster (DDB).
Release Date
4 weeks ago
Nottingham graduates are off to a flying start

Nottingham graduates are off to a flying start

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A collaborative degree programme between Nottingham University Business School, PwC and the ICAEW, has produced its first cohort of graduates.
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4 weeks ago
Nottingham sat nav expert named President of the Royal Institute of Navigation

Nottingham sat nav expert named President of the Royal Institute of Navigation

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Professor Terry Moore, Director of the Nottingham Geospatial Institute (NGI), has been named the new President of the Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN).
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4 weeks ago
Nottingham co-founds new UK academic aerospace consortium on a par with NASA

Nottingham co-founds new UK academic aerospace consortium on a par with NASA

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The University of Nottingham is among top UK aerospace research universities joining forces to create a national aviation consortium; a single point of engagement for the world's aerospace community.
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4 weeks ago
From Ningbo to Nottingham — forging links with students in China

From Ningbo to Nottingham — forging links with students in China

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A delegation of Chinese school children visited Nottingham — with an exchange programme to their Nottingham sister school and a visit to the University of Nottingham — further strengthening the City's links with Ningbo in China.
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5 weeks ago
Dinosaur's dinner grown in Nottingham

Dinosaur's dinner grown in Nottingham

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Dinosaur food plants grown in atmospheric conditions similar to those found roughly 150 million years ago to measure the nutritional value of herbivore dinosaurs' diet.
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5 weeks ago
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