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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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8 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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8 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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8 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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8 weeks ago
Zero-waste palm oil industry on the horizon with new technology

Zero-waste palm oil industry on the horizon with new technology

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Engineers at The University of Nottingham Malaysia campus have developed new technology to help the global palm oil processing industry reduce CO2 emissions and create renewable energy from its waste.
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8 weeks ago
Drug to treat bleeding may benefit some stroke patients, study finds

Drug to treat bleeding may benefit some stroke patients, study finds

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Patients with stroke caused by bleeding on the brain (intracerebral haemorrhage) may benefit from receiving a drug currently used to treat blood loss from major trauma and bleeding after childbirth, an international trial has revealed.
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8 weeks ago
Leading biomedical and health scientists in the East Midlands recognised with Academy of Medical Sciences Fellowship

Leading biomedical and health scientists in the East Midlands recognised with Academy of Medical Sciences Fellowship

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Three leading researchers from the University of Nottingham and the University of Leicester have been elected to join the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
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9 weeks ago
New techniques to improve the shelf life of our food could help minimize harvest loss

New techniques to improve the shelf life of our food could help minimize harvest loss

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A new technique to dry cocoa beans, fruits, herbs and edible birds nests is helping to improve quality and increase the shelf life of our food.Retaining the quality of food from field to fork is a challenge for the food industry but researchers from the University of Nottingham Malaysia have developed new ways to preserve products without compromising on look and taste.
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9 weeks ago
New link between gut microbiome and artery hardening discovered

New link between gut microbiome and artery hardening discovered

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The level of diversity of the 'good bacteria' in our digestive systems has been found to be linked to a feature of cardiovascular disease – hardening of the arteries – in new research by experts at the University of Nottingham and King's College London.
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9 weeks ago
Early warning tool for breast cancer prediction in SE Asian women

Early warning tool for breast cancer prediction in SE Asian women

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A researcher at The University of Nottingham Malaysia is collaborating with scientists at Cancer Research Malaysia, Singapore and the United Kingdom to develop a new early warning tool that could help to predict which women in South East Asia are most at risk of developing breast cancer.
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10 weeks ago
Get 'touchy feely' with smart environments at new exhibition

Get 'touchy feely' with smart environments at new exhibition

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Connect yourself to a space that moves to mimic your breathing, touch and feel smart textiles that can communicate feelings and play around with a table runner that changes shape– these are just some of the interactive exhibits on display at Lakeside Arts from 12th May.
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10 weeks ago
Thinking Room exhibition shortlisted for the World Illustration Awards

Thinking Room exhibition shortlisted for the World Illustration Awards

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An exhibition by Carol Adlam, artist-in residence at Nottingham Lakeside Arts, has been shortlisted for the World Illustration Awards, the most prestigious global illustration awards, respected by illustrators, agents and commissioners alike.
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10 weeks ago
PhD students at Nottingham could help solve world hunger

PhD students at Nottingham could help solve world hunger

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A £5 million investment to create 25 new studentships and expand a fellowship scheme will open up opportunities for international research in agriculture.
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11 weeks ago
Dining app creators scoop top prizes at Ingenuity18

Dining app creators scoop top prizes at Ingenuity18

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The creators of an app that saves diners time by 'queuing for them' at restaurants were the big winners at the UK's largest innovation event.
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11 weeks ago
The University of Nottingham: Fossil Fuel Divestment

The University of Nottingham: Fossil Fuel Divestment

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The University of Nottingham today announced that it will remove any investments in fossil fuels.Currently around 6% of the University's £50 million endowment fund is invested in the oil and gas sector. Any investments in coal and tars sands will be removed immediately and the University will completely divest its financial portfolio from fossil fuels within the next 12 months.
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11 weeks ago
International collaboration vital to reduce pollution in Chinese cities

International collaboration vital to reduce pollution in Chinese cities

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A new study from experts at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC), looks at whether international collaboration will help to tackle pollution in some of China's biggest cities.In the research, led by Professor May Tan-Mullins from UNNC, a group of experts looked into one of the most promising low carbon planning initiatives in China – Shenzhen's International Low Carbon City (ILCC).
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11 weeks ago
Turning papaya leaf into a cure for dengue fever

Turning papaya leaf into a cure for dengue fever

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A traditional herbal remedy for the dangerous tropical disease 'dengue fever' could be turned into a pill to treat patients thanks to groundbreaking research by scientists at the University of Nottingham's Malaysia Campus.
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11 weeks ago
Nottingham student wins 'Oscar' for Learning Disability nursing

Nottingham student wins 'Oscar' for Learning Disability nursing

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A University of Nottingham student who was inspired to train to be a nurse after working with children with learning disabilities at a nursery has won a major national award from the Nursing Times.
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11 weeks ago
Midlands scientists join Brazilian partner to develop new cancer and heart drugs

Midlands scientists join Brazilian partner to develop new cancer and heart drugs

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Scientists at the Universities of Nottingham and Birmingham are joining forces with experts at Brazil's National Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM) todevelop the next generation of drugs to tackle cardiovascular disease and cancer.
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11 weeks ago
The complicated biology of garlic

The complicated biology of garlic

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Researchers today generally agree that eating garlic, used for thousands of years to treat human disease, can reduce the risk of developing certain kinds of cancers, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes, but exactly how it does this is a still a mystery that needs more research.
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11 weeks ago
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