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New web calculator to more accurately predict bowel cancer survival

New web calculator to more accurately predict bowel cancer survival

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Patients with bowel cancer could soon more accurately predict their chances of survival, thanks to a new web calculator developed by academics at The University of Nottingham and medical software company ClinRisk Ltd.
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New tool helps pick puppies most suited to guide dog training

New tool helps pick puppies most suited to guide dog training

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Researchers at the Nottingham Vet School have created a Puppy Training Supervisor Questionnaire tool for Guide Dogs UK that successfully predicted training outcomes in 16.9% of young dogs of 5 to 12 months old to an accuracy of 84%.
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Scientists make waves with black hole research

Scientists make waves with black hole research

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By recreating the conditions around black holes scientists prove the phenomenon known as the superradiance does exist.
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Making Arts accessible at the University of Nottingham

Making Arts accessible at the University of Nottingham

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The University of Nottingham is celebrating the success of the first year of its Foundation Arts course, which helps students who don't quite meet the entry grades to get on to their chosen degree course.
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Vice-Chancellor given honorary degree

Vice-Chancellor given honorary degree

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The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham has been honoured by one of Canada's oldest universities.Professor Sir David Greenaway attended Spring Convocation at University of Western Ontario, where he was conferred with an Honorary Doctor of Laws.
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More brain activity is not always better when it comes to memory and attention

More brain activity is not always better when it comes to memory and attention

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Potential new ways of understanding the cause of cognitive impairments, such as problems with memory and attention, in brain disorders including schizophrenia and Alzheimer's are under the spotlight in a new research review.
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Wonder 2017: The University of Nottingham's 'Man with the X-Ray Eyes'

Wonder 2017: The University of Nottingham's 'Man with the X-Ray Eyes'

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With just over a week to go until the University of Nottingham throws open its doors to the local community for Wonder 2017, its very own Professor Todd Landman is busy preparing for what seems the impossible feat.
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Showcase to celebrate child health research in Nottingham

Showcase to celebrate child health research in Nottingham

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President of Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Professor Neena Modi, to give keynote speech at first Nottingham Paediatric Research Showcase.
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Work begins on new Cripps Health Centre

Work begins on new Cripps Health Centre

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The University of Nottingham has begun work on the new 'Cripps Health Centre' which, once completed, will become one of the country's largest wellness facilities. A recent ground-breaking ceremony was held to mark the occasion and was attended by members of the Cripps family and University of Nottingham Vice-Chancellor, Sir David Greenaway.
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Insights from pig embryos shed light into early human development

Insights from pig embryos shed light into early human development

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How do the precursors of sperm and eggs form during human development? Researchers have uncovered the origins of these elusive cells.
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Analytical but inauthentic – analysis of language offers clues to future PM's style

Analytical but inauthentic – analysis of language offers clues to future PM's style

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What kind of Prime Minister will Britain have after June 8? Researchers have analysed the language used by Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to reveal clues about their thinking style, confidence and authenticity.
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Midlands universities open their doors to provide a glimpse into the future of energy

Midlands universities open their doors to provide a glimpse into the future of energy

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This month, businesses and the general public will have the opportunity to find out about the latest energy efficiency ideas and technologies as part of EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2017 (19-25 June).
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Spending cuts may have contributed to falling teen pregnancy rates, study finds

Spending cuts may have contributed to falling teen pregnancy rates, study finds

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Teenage pregnancy rates have dropped in areas of the country most affected by government cuts to spending on sex education, according to a new study.
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Human activity has polluted European air for 2000 years, Black Death study finds

Human activity has polluted European air for 2000 years, Black Death study finds

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A new study has shown that air pollution levels across Europe have been higher than previously thought for the last 2000 years, with the exception of a four-year period during a catastrophic pandemic.
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Launch of Technician Commitment

Launch of Technician Commitment

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The Vice-Chancellor of Nottingham has backed a national pledge to support technicians working in higher education.Professor Sir David Greenaway is one of more 35 signatories pledging support for The Technician Commitment.The Commitment is a sector-wide initiative led by the Science Council, supported by the Gatsby Foundation to help address key challenges facing technical staff working in research.
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Enriching the lives of captive elephants in Thailand

Enriching the lives of captive elephants in Thailand

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A workshop in Thailand, organised in collaboration with a University of Nottingham expert, will bring together animal welfare experts with mahouts, owners and veterinarians from the region's elephant camps to explore ways to more effectively meet the physical and emotional needs of elephants in captivity.
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Wonder 2017: Watch Vikings battle, and create body parts from jelly

Wonder 2017: Watch Vikings battle, and create body parts from jelly

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On Saturday 17th June the University of Nottingham will hold the Wonder event, inviting visitors to explore the Universities ground-breaking research. Members of the public will also be able to experience the world class teaching offered by the University and can find answers to the questions they've always wondered about.
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GPs' heart disease prediction tool narrows search for at-risk patients

GPs' heart disease prediction tool narrows search for at-risk patients

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A prediction tool that allows GPs to spot patients most at risk from heart disease and stroke before illness strikes is now more accurate than ever before, a study from the University of Nottingham has shown.
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Revolutionary eye drops could prevent blindness in diabetes patients

Revolutionary eye drops could prevent blindness in diabetes patients

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Medical research is offering hope to the hundreds of thousands of diabetes patients who endure the discomfort of monthly injections into the eye to protect them from the risk of blindness.
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CT scans reveal underground world of worms

CT scans reveal underground world of worms

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CT images of underground soil structures created by worms imaged by the University of Nottingham
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