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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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2 weeks 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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2 weeks 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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3 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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3 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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3 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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3 weeks ago
Nottingham expert's role in UK's first national zoological biobank

Nottingham expert's role in UK's first national zoological biobank

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An academic at The University of Nottingham is among scientists developing the UK's first national zoological biobank, which will offer improved access to DNA from endangered species.
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4 weeks ago
Seize the MOMENT with launch of new brain controlled film

Seize the MOMENT with launch of new brain controlled film

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A new brain controlled film, 'The MOMENT', has been launched which picks up reactions from the viewer via an EEG headset and switches the storyline depending on their response.
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4 weeks ago
Improving drug treatments with natural products

Improving drug treatments with natural products

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Discovering how 'natural products' can improve the ways drugs are delivered and their efficiency, whilst minimising any side effects.
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4 weeks ago
£6 million state-of-the-art dairy centre launched at the University of Nottingham

£6 million state-of-the-art dairy centre launched at the University of Nottingham

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A new £6m centre that will position the University of Nottingham at the forefront of research into the health, nutrition and welfare of dairy cows has been officially unveiled at its Sutton Bonington campus.
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4 weeks ago
Dementia friendly swimming sessions help patients and carers, study finds

Dementia friendly swimming sessions help patients and carers, study finds

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Specially organised 'dementia friendly' swimming sessions can be beneficial to people with dementia and their carers, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Nottingham and the Institute of Mental Health.
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4 weeks ago
Rare plant compounds could hold key to treating resistant hypertension

Rare plant compounds could hold key to treating resistant hypertension

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Researchers have discovered new natural compounds in a fig plant species native to Malaysia that could lead to improved treatment for resistant hypertension.
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4 weeks ago
OBE for Ningbo Provost

OBE for Ningbo Provost

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A Pro-Vice Chancellor, Provost and CEO, of the University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus (UNNC) has been formally appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire at Buckingham Palace.Professor Chris Rudd attended the investiture ceremony today (Friday 18 May 2018) after being named in the New Year Honours list.
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4 weeks ago
University helps businesses plot course to growth

University helps businesses plot course to growth

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Specialists in sand extraction, steelwork, and liquid product recovery are among the businesses that have planned their future growth through working with the University of Nottingham. The second cohort of the Unlocking Growth Potential programme finished this week. 20 local businesses have benefited from a blend of training and coaching.
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4 weeks ago
Major UK trial to test benefits of exercise in early dementia

Major UK trial to test benefits of exercise in early dementia

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A large clinical study to test a specially-designed programme of exercise for people who are in the early stages of dementia is to go ahead after a feasibility trial showed positive results.
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4 weeks ago
International innovation and impact recognised with prestigious award

International innovation and impact recognised with prestigious award

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A professor in plant nutrition from the University of Nottingham has won a prestigious Innovator of the Year award for international impact, in recognition of his world-leading research into solving hidden hunger.
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4 weeks ago
Nottingham team chosen to represent Midlands and East in NHS birthday awards

Nottingham team chosen to represent Midlands and East in NHS birthday awards

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A team at the University of Nottingham has been chosen from hundreds of applicants to represent the Midlands and East region in a prestigious competition to mark the NHS's 70th birthday.
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4 weeks ago
Nottingham shares £20 million investment in NMR equipment

Nottingham shares £20 million investment in NMR equipment

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University of Nottingham researchers, investigating the structure of biological molecules, new materials and processes, will be able to take advantage of new , precision NMR instrumentation that will be operating in eight UK universities, thanks to a major £20 million investment in research infrastructure.
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5 weeks ago
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