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The University appoints new Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor

The University appoints new Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor

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Professor Andy Long will become the new Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC) of the University of Nottingham, from 1 July 2018.
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11 weeks ago
Art and science installation to develop new genetically diverse chicken for Africa

Art and science installation to develop new genetically diverse chicken for Africa

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A unique initiative to launch the world's 'most intriguing' poultry facility is bringing together art and science in a bid to develop disease-resistant, climate-resilient chickens to improve nutrition and income for farmers in East Africa.
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11 weeks ago
Defence against dark artefacts – the enemy within the wall

Defence against dark artefacts – the enemy within the wall

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What do we do when "smart appliances" in our work and domestic life fail or software isn't updated, exposing us to hackers? Computer scientists are about to explore the potential challenges posed by the connections between cloud-based services and the Internet of Things in the workplace and home.
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11 weeks ago
Atrium at University's Portland Building named in honour of inspiring benefactor

Atrium at University's Portland Building named in honour of inspiring benefactor

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A newly refurbished atrium in the University of Nottingham's Portland Building has been officially named after a generous benefactor and friend of the University.
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11 weeks ago
Ningbo joins new Chinese consortium to address air pollution

Ningbo joins new Chinese consortium to address air pollution

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The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) is pioneering research into the removal of heavy metal from coal-fired power stations in the People's Republic of China. The initiative is part of the new China Huadian Engineering Corporation Limited's Clean and Efficient Coal Technology Consortium which was set up to address the nation's air pollution problem.
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11 weeks ago
Clearing up online confusion for consumers – top tips from the experts

Clearing up online confusion for consumers – top tips from the experts

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Consumers often fail to see important information about online services - which can lead to unexpected costs, according to new research.
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11 weeks ago
A bawdy battle of the sexes! Lysistrata returns to Nottingham Lakeside Arts

A bawdy battle of the sexes! Lysistrata returns to Nottingham Lakeside Arts

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"But if all the women gather together, not just us, but the Pelopennesians and Boeotians as well, then united we can save Greece!" A student cast from Nottingham New Theatre and Nottingham Lakeside Arts bring Aristophanes' comedy Lysistrata to the stage this week.
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12 weeks ago
Empowering the survivors of modern slavery

Empowering the survivors of modern slavery

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A new group has been launched to help unite and empower survivors of human trafficking and slavery around the world.
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12 weeks ago
Celebrating a thriving global university

Celebrating a thriving global university

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Events around the world are set to mark the international impact of the University of Nottingham Malaysia. Recognised globally for delivering the very best of a British Education in Malaysia, the University is pioneering research to; improve healthcare, provide sustainable methods of food production, protect our environment. Through international collaboration this research is now having a real impact on the people of Malaysia, and beyond.
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12 weeks ago
Powering China's future with clean coal technology

Powering China's future with clean coal technology

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The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) is playing a crucial role in the development of novel technologies for gasifying coal to harness its energy in a cleaner and more efficient way in the People's Republic of China.
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12 weeks ago
From Rags to Witches – the grim tale of children's stories

From Rags to Witches – the grim tale of children's stories

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Once upon a time, fairy tales were not for children – and some were even banned by the church as a threat to faith or morality. A new exhibition at Lakeside Arts tells the story of children's stories using original archives and rare books from the University's Manuscripts and Special Collections.
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12 weeks ago
Centre for Healthcare Technologies wins prestigious national award

Centre for Healthcare Technologies wins prestigious national award

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The Centre for Healthcare Technologies (CHT), a joint venture between the University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, has been recognised with a prestigious national award in this year's NHS England Healthcare Science Awards ceremony.
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12 weeks ago
Antimicrobial therapy can prevent sepsis in pneumonia patients

Antimicrobial therapy can prevent sepsis in pneumonia patients

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Antimicrobial therapy that targets specific cells in the immune system could prevent sepsis and life-threatening disease in people with pneumonia, new research by Nottingham and Leicester scientists has shown.
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This Year
GP exchange aims to improve primary care training in UK and China

GP exchange aims to improve primary care training in UK and China

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A unique collaboration between the UK and China is set to benefit GPs of the future – and their patients – by identifying the real challenge of Chinese GP training system and driving forward improvements in clinical training.
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This Year
£5 million award to help innovation in the region

£5 million award to help innovation in the region

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A connected system of technology transfer offices that will drive jobs and economic growth across the Midlands is set to be launched following a £5 million award.
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This Year
Plant root hair discovery could restyle crop production

Plant root hair discovery could restyle crop production

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Scientists have discovered a way plants improve foraging for nutrients in the soil – a discovery that will help create new varieties of crops that can meet the challenges of the changing climate.Plants need to take up sufficient levels of the essential nutrient phosphate (P) from the soil to grow. To increase their surface area to take up more P from the soil, plants elongate root hairs. New research from the University of Nottingham and a multinational team of collaborators reveals how this process works, opening the way to create improved varieties of crops.
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This Year
China announced as a test bed for supercapattery technology

China announced as a test bed for supercapattery technology

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Researchers at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China are leading a major drive to develop the third generation of supercapattery – an electricity storage device that combines the advantages of batteries and supercapacitors – to generate high power with high energy density.
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This Year
The Vikings set sail to Nottingham for public event

The Vikings set sail to Nottingham for public event

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The University of Nottingham is rounding up its successful series of Viking events with the 14th Annual Midlands Viking Symposium.
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This Year
New bacteria resistant materials get go ahead for trials on humans

New bacteria resistant materials get go ahead for trials on humans

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A medical device coated with new bacteria resistant materials, discovered by a team at the University of Nottingham, has been approved for use by hospitals in the UK and Europe.
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This Year
Using research to end modern slavery

Using research to end modern slavery

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A new report published today looks in detail at what research is being undertaken about modern slavery in the UK and what research we still need.
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This Year
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