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Decision making under stress

An investigation into how authorised firearms police officers make decisions in high stress situations is being carried out by researchers from the University of Nottingham and Aston University in…

From  Lindsay Brooke on April 10th, 2019 0 likes 97 plays 0  

Fruit gardens enhance mammal diversity and biomass in Southeast Asian rainforest

Traditional fruit gardens planted by indigenous communities in the Malaysian rainforest increase the diversity of the animals who make it their home. The study, led by researchers at The University…

From  Lindsay Brooke on February 1st, 2016 0 likes 85 plays 0  

Spaceflight may extend the lifespan of microscopic worm

Could spaceflight slow the process of ageing? New research has shown that the effect of spaceflight on a microscopic worm — Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) — could help it to live…

From  Deborah Storey on December 15th, 2015 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Young Animal Welfare Scientist of the Year

Dr Jasmeet Kaler at The University of Nottingham has been named this year’s Universities Federation for Animal Welfare’s (UFAW) Young Scientist of the Year. Dr Kaler, a lecturer in…

From  Lindsay Brooke on July 27th, 2015 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Give it a tug and feel it grow

Children and teenagers discovered that you can’t always believe everything you see — or feel — when they were tricked by an illusion as part of a University research project. The…

From  Lindsay Brooke on July 22nd, 2015 0 likes 30 plays 0  

How clean is your car - what the microbiologists say

Microbiologists at The University of Nottingham say your car could be dirtier than you think. The discovery was made when the University’s Microbiology Investigation Centre, led by Professor…

From  Lindsay Brooke on July 22nd, 2015 0 likes 167 plays 0  

How clean is your car - let's find out!

Microbiologists at The University of Nottingham say your car could be dirtier than you think. The discovery was made when the University’s Microbiology Investigation Centre, led by Professor…

From  Lindsay Brooke on July 22nd, 2015 0 likes 258 plays 0  

Call for new treatments after first major study into rare, painful and disfiguring skin condition

Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) affects less than 400 people each year but it can be so severe in some cases it has led to amputation. The condition is so rare it is often misdiagnosed. The…

From  Lindsay Brooke on July 1st, 2015 0 likes 197 plays 0  

Keeping hungry jumbos at bay

Electric fences and trenches have proved to be the most effective way of protecting farms and villages from night time raids by hungry elephants. But researchers think they may have come up with…

From  Lindsay Brooke on March 30th, 2015 0 likes 78 plays 0  

Clinical trial shows IUD is best treatment for heavy periods

The hormone-releasing Mirena coil intrauterine device (IUD) is a better treatment for heavy menstrual periods than other conventional medical approaches, according to results of a major clinical…

From  Deborah Storey on January 29th, 2015 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Levitation recreates nature's dumbbells

Using magnetic levitation to imitate weightlessness, researchers led by physicists at The University of Nottingham have manufactured solid wax models of splash form tektites – the tiny pieces…

From  Lindsay Brooke on January 7th, 2015 0 likes 538 plays 0  

Growing graphene – blue sky research attempts to replicate nature

A truly ground-breaking experiment at The University of Nottingham could herald the creation of graphene and boron nitride layers in a controlled way at a scale never thought possible before. If…

From  Lindsay Brooke on December 17th, 2014 0 likes 933 plays 0  

Salsa demo for Black History Month 6

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

From  Tara De Cozar on October 7th, 2014 0 likes 28 plays 0  

Salsa demo for Black History Month 5

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

From  Tara De Cozar on October 7th, 2014 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Salsa demo for Black History Month 4

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

From  Tara De Cozar on October 7th, 2014 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Salsa demo for Black History Month 3

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

From  Tara De Cozar on October 7th, 2014 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Salsa demo for Black History Month 2

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

From  Tara De Cozar on October 7th, 2014 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Salsa demo for Black History Month 1

Salsa demo organised for Black History Month by the School of Health Sciences.

From  Tara De Cozar on October 7th, 2014 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Life Cycle 4 - the journey

This year the Vice-Chancellor and his team cycled over 1400 miles in aid of Children's Brain Tumour Research. Here's a look at their journey and the community celebration at University…

From  Sarah Blythe on September 8th, 2014 0 likes 251 plays 0  

Life Cycle 4 - for the families

This year the Vice-Chancellor and his team cycled over 1400 miles in aid of Children's Brain Tumour Research. This is their journey. Find out how you can support Life Cycle 4:…

From  Sarah Blythe on September 4th, 2014 0 likes 78 plays 0  

Life Cycle 4 - Riding in honour of Boyan Wei

Life Cycle 4 is under way and this year will see the Vice-Chancellor and his team cycle over 1400 miles in aid of Children’s Brain Tumour Research. Every rider from the Life Cycle 4 team is…

From  Sarah Blythe on August 26th, 2014 1 likes 38 plays 0  

The BBC award-winning Sutton Bonington Farmers' Market

The popular student-run Sutton Bonington Farmers' Market has been named Market of the Year in the 13th BBC Food & Farming Awards. Read more at http://tiny.cc/k7dsow Video by Anne Smart…

From  Deborah Storey on July 31st, 2014 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Pavlopetri - City Beneath the Waves - 'rebuilt'

The very latest digital marine technology and movie industry computer graphics in ground breaking collaboration which could revolutionise underwater surveying.

From  Deborah Storey on July 31st, 2014 0 likes 191 plays 0  

Race to preserve the world's oldest submerged town - Part 2

Underwater archaeologists surveying the worlds oldest submerged town have found ceramics dating back to the early Bronze Age. This suggests that Pavlopetri, off the southern Laconia coast of Greece,…

From  Deborah Storey on July 31st, 2014 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Mystery skeleton mystifies archaeologists

A skeleton, found at one of the most important, but least understood, Roman sites in Britain is puzzling experts from The University of Nottingham. Dr Will Bowden from the Department of Archaeology…

From  Deborah Storey on July 31st, 2014 0 likes 114 plays 0  

'Comfort Women' -- symposium highlights human rights violation

PhD student Sachi Tsukamoto, from The University of Nottingham, has organised a symposium on 'comfort women' -- the women and girls forced into sexual slavery for the Imperial Japanese Army…

From  Deborah Storey on July 31st, 2014 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Race to preserve the world's oldest submerged town - Part 1

Part 1 - Getting started. In this video join Underwater Archaeologist Dr Jon Henderson, as he embarks on a race to save an ancient submerged Greek town. Dr Henderson talks you through the plans to…

From  Deborah Storey on July 31st, 2014 0 likes 6 plays 0  

'Comfort Women' - Japanese student explains why she studies the issue

PhD Student Sachi Tsukamoto, from The University of Nottingham, explains why she decided to learn more about the plight of 'Comfort Women' -- the women and girls forced into sexual slavery…

From  Deborah Storey on July 31st, 2014 0 likes 40 plays 0  

Zombie apocalypse at The Nottingham New Theatre

The Nottingham New Theatre brought a zombie apocalypse to University Park this week. Here's a peek behind the scenes. Find out more about The Nottingham New Theatre at…

From  Deborah Storey on July 29th, 2014 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Bacteria resistant materials – £2m to get the ‘inside’ story

Scientists who discovered a group of new materials capable of repelling bacteria have each won a prestigious research award worth a combined £2m to find out why. Their bacteria resistant…

From  Lindsay Brooke on July 29th, 2014 0 likes 626 plays 0  

Our China Campus celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Based in the heart of Ningbo, our China Campus has grown from strength to strength over the ten years it's been in operation. Hear from our Vice-Chancellor, the President and Provost of The…

From  Deborah Storey on June 13th, 2014 0 likes 19 plays 0  

The Nottingham New Theatre and Lakeside Arts present: Dr Faustus

Faustus is a respected and hugely successful man. He is also doomed by his own hubris, greed and ambition. Bored of logic and mundane life, he makes a pact with the devil: 24 years of unimaginable…

From  Digital Communications on May 9th, 2014 0 likes 204 plays 0  

Detectives of Corrosion

Corrosion costs the oil and gas industry billions of dollars every year, it can also have far reaching environmental consequences. But so far no one has managed to stop corrosion happening. Experts…

From  Digital Communications on October 3rd, 2013 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Making use of low value palm oil products

Sivaruby Kanagaratnam is a PhD student at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. She is working for the Malaysian Palm Oil Board. Oil binding capacity of low value palm oil products to reduce…

From  Digital Communications on October 3rd, 2013 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Taking tissue regeneration beyond the state-of-the-art

Scientists at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus have begun the search for a new class of injectable materials that will stimulate stem cells to regenerate damaged tissue in degenerative…

From  Digital Communications on October 3rd, 2013 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Sir Peter Mansfield talks about the development of MRI

At the age of 15 he was told he didn't have the qualifications to become a scientist. Today Sir Peter Mansfield, from The University of Nottingham, holds a Nobel Prize for Physiology and…

From  Digital Communications on October 3rd, 2013 0 likes 1,143 plays 0  

Christine Ennew ushers in new era in Malaysia

Thirteen years since she was instrumental in setting up The University of Nottingham's Malaysia Campus, Professor Christine Ennew returns full-time to a country she loves, to take up the helm as…

From  Digital Communications on October 3rd, 2013 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Exercise: Could 15 minutes 3 times a week be enough?

Researchers at The University of Nottingham carrying out a study into a time-efficient exercise tool called HIT — High Intensity Training. The training programme is part of Metapredict —…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 12 plays 0  

12,000 Miles to University on the back of a moped

Ahmed Mashadani rode from the University of Nottingham Malaysia campus — where he completed the second year of his Management degree — to Nottingham UK in the summer holidays, in order to…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Seeing the world through the eyes of an orangutan

A captive bred Sumatran orangutan and a University of Nottingham neuroscientist in Malaysia are hoping to explain some of the mysteries of the visual brain and improve the lives of captive bred…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Schmallenberg virus — a 'grim' picture for 2013

Researchers at The University of Nottingham say Schmallenberg Virus — which causes deformities and neurological defects in unborn lambs and calves — has made a grim return this year.…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Art History student lands her dream job

University of Nottingham graduate Amy Concannon landed her dream job when she became an Assistant Curator at Tate Britain. Her career advice - focus and get plenty of work experience. Amy is now…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 119 plays 0  

New bacteria resistant materials discovered

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered a new class of polymers that are resistant to bacterial attachment. This high throughput materials discovery could lead to a significant…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 38 plays 0  

£23m masterpiece in the care of Nottingham alumna

University of Nottingham Art History graduate is putting her knowledge into practice -- looking after a £23m masterpiece. As an Assistant Curator at Tate Britain, Amy Concannon was part of the…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 101 plays 0  

Nottingham plays key role in sequencing the tomato genome

A plant scientist from The University of Nottingham has played a key role in the sequencing of the tomato genome. Professor Graham Seymour, from the School of Biosciences, is among a group of over…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Protecting the sustainability of wheat production

Scientists at The University of Nottingham play a key role in a new £7m research programme to help maintain the world's production of wheat. It is the first study of its kind in the UK for…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Gold at Chelsea for The University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham won the RHS Best Environment Exhibit Award at the 100th Chelsea Flower Show for its stand highlighting the challenges of global food security. In the words of Alan…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 78 plays 0  

Searching through elephant dung is all in a days work for elephant researchers

MEME - the Management and Ecology of Malaysian Elephants - is a research project led by Dr Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz from the School of Geography at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. Searching…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Nitrogen-fixing bacteria helps crops to 'feed' themselves

World changing technology developed by experts at The University of Nottingham enables crops to take nitrogen from the air reducing the use of expensive and environmentally damaging fertilisers.

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Taking to the air to track Malaysian elephants

MEME - the Management and Ecology of Malaysian Elephants - is a research project led by Dr Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz from the School of Geography at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. The team…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 5 plays 0  

GPS tracking of Malaysian elephants

MEME - the Management and Ecology of Malaysian Elephants - is a research project led by Dr Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz in the School of Geography at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. Deploying…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Identifying elusive Malaysian elephants

MEME - the Management and Ecology of Malaysian Elephants - is a research project led by Dr Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz in the School of Geography at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. The…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Monitoring human-elephant conflict in Malaysia

MEME - the Management and Ecology of Malaysian Elephants - is a research project led by Dr Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz from the School of Geography at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Take a tour round the MEME field centre

MEME - the Management and Ecology of Malaysian Elephants - is a research project led by Dr Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz in the School of Geography at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. This is an…

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Update: Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre

Dr David Walker tells us where the CBTRC has achieved and where they hope to expand in terms of equipment, new technologies and extended research. Read more about the crucial work and research which…

From  Digital Communications on June 7th, 2013 0 likes 61 plays 0