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Professor Terry Moore honoured with prestigious Johannes Kepler Award

Professor Terry Moore honoured with prestigious Johannes Kepler Award

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Professor Terry Moore, Director of the Nottingham Geospatial Institute, has been honoured for his outstanding contributions to satellite navigation.
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6 weeks ago
Predatory bacteria that engineer portholes and paint frescoes in harmful bacteria

Predatory bacteria that engineer portholes and paint frescoes in harmful bacteria

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A microbiological mystery of how one bacterium could invade another and grow inside it without breaking the other bacterium instantly has been illuminated by scientists at the University of Nottingham and Indiana University in the USA.
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7 weeks ago
Call for men and parents of children with lichen sclerosus to help researchers

Call for men and parents of children with lichen sclerosus to help researchers

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Skin experts at the University of Nottingham are calling for men and parents of children with the chronic skin condition 'lichen sclerosus' to help decide the future of research into this little-known disease.
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7 weeks ago
New Vice-Chancellor takes up office in Nottingham

New Vice-Chancellor takes up office in Nottingham

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Professor Shearer West has begun her role as President and Vice-Chancellor at the University of Nottingham.She is the seventh Vice-Chancellor in the University's history and the first woman in the role.
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7 weeks ago
£242 million raised and thousands of lives changed thanks to the University of Nottingham

£242 million raised and thousands of lives changed thanks to the University of Nottingham

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The fundraising and volunteering campaign that has been at the heart of the University of Nottingham for the past six years has raised £242,140,000.Since publicly launching in 2011 Impact: The Nottingham Campaign has transformed the lives of thousands of people - whether through funding life-changing research at the university, helping young people achieve their dreams through scholarships and inspirational talks or developing the sports and teaching facilities on campus.The fundraising campaign was initially given a £150 million target to meet by University of Nottingham Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Greenaway.
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7 weeks ago
Professor Jonathan Van-Tam to be Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England

Professor Jonathan Van-Tam to be Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England

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The University of Nottingham's world-leading epidemiologist and Professor of Health Protection, Jonathan Van-Tam MBE, has been appointed Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England by the Department of Health.
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7 weeks ago
Great minds think alike – or are they just copying?

Great minds think alike – or are they just copying?

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A new study has shown that children as young as eight years old know the difference between independent agreement and copying and can take into account individuals' independence when evaluating the reliability of a consensus.
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7 weeks ago
Nottingham's new flying motorcycle prepares for take off

Nottingham's new flying motorcycle prepares for take off

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Designs for a flying motorcycle that could revolutionise electric aircraft have been unveiled today (Thursday 28th September) by the University of Nottingham.
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7 weeks ago
New research shows hearing aids change lives and improve health

New research shows hearing aids change lives and improve health

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Ground-breaking research published by a team from the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre shows the life-changing impact of hearing aids for people with mild to moderate hearing loss.
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7 weeks ago
Nottingham's Vet School launches MSc in Veterinary Physiotherapy

Nottingham's Vet School launches MSc in Veterinary Physiotherapy

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A new master's degree in Veterinary Physiotherapy is being launched by the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science (SVMS) at the University of Nottingham to complement its existing range of postgraduate courses and training.
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7 weeks ago
The 3D selfie is here

The 3D selfie is here

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Computer scientists have developed technology capable of producing 3D facial reconstruction from a single 2D image - the 3D selfie.
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7 weeks ago
New online survey for rabbit breeders launched

New online survey for rabbit breeders launched

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A new survey to build up a picture of standards of animal welfare in the UK rabbit breeding industry is being launched by researchers at the University of Nottingham's Vet School and the University of Winchester.
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8 weeks ago
Study finds being in a good mood for your flu jab boosts its effectiveness

Study finds being in a good mood for your flu jab boosts its effectiveness

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New research by a team of health experts at the University of Nottingham has found evidence that being in a positive mood on the day of your flu jab can increase its protective effect.
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8 weeks ago
Prestigious award to support the search for sustainable energy

Prestigious award to support the search for sustainable energy

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A Nottingham professor has received a prestigious award from the Royal Society that will support his research into the development of new materials as sustainable sources of energy.
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8 weeks ago
Answering 'the most important question' about the treatment of MS

Answering 'the most important question' about the treatment of MS

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Patients in the UK are to be involved in answering the single most important question about treating multiple sclerosis (MS), as part of a $10 million international clinical trial.
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8 weeks ago
Frailty calculator to support GPs in targeting patients for better care

Frailty calculator to support GPs in targeting patients for better care

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An online frailty calculator developed by academics at The University of Nottingham will help GPs to identify their most vulnerable older patients for enhanced care.
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8 weeks ago
Horse colic campaign wins prestigious award

Horse colic campaign wins prestigious award

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A campaign to raise awareness of colic in horses among horse owners pioneered by the University of Nottingham's Vet School and the British Horse Society has won the prestigious Veterinary Record Evidence Award.
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8 weeks ago
'Infiltrin' protein discovery could help stop spread of deadly parasitic worm

'Infiltrin' protein discovery could help stop spread of deadly parasitic worm

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The discovery of a new 'infiltrin' protein on a parasitic egg that is responsible for spreading deadly infections amongst millions of people could lead to better prevention and treatment.
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8 weeks ago
University of Nottingham scientist proves theory chemists have waited two decades to understand

University of Nottingham scientist proves theory chemists have waited two decades to understand

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Groundbreaking research led by Simon Woodward,a professor of synthetic organic chemistry at the University of Nottingham, has proved how a catalyst (a small atomic-sized 'machine' that knits together new molecules) in organo-copper chemistry works.
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8 weeks ago
University runners go the extra mile for children's brain tumours

University runners go the extra mile for children's brain tumours

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Over the last few months the University of Nottingham has been busy recruiting runners to join its Robin Hood Mini, Half and Full Marathon team to raise money for the Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre (CBTRC) — this year's chosen Impact Campaign charity.
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8 weeks ago
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