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#Poliakoffee - the coffee with all the right elements!

‘Poliakoffee’ has been specially percolated to celebrate the Year of the Periodic Table and is a tribute to the university’s own periodic hero, Sir Martyn Poliakoff, who helped to…

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Vice-Chancellor's Inaugural Lecture 2017

Professor Shearer West delivers her vision for the University in her inaugural lecture as Vice-Chancellor. 0:00 - Chancellor's welcome10:29 - Vice-Chancellor’s inaugural lecture52:57 -…

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Professor West's message to staff

Our new Vice-Chancellor Professor Shearer West delivers a welcome message to staff.

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Professor West's message to Alumni

Our new Vice-Chancellor Professor Shearer West delivers a welcome message to Alumni.

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Professor West's message to students

Our new Vice-Chancellor Professor Shearer West delivers a welcome message to students.

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Karen Cox - Top Three Things

Professor Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor 2013 - 2017, speaks about the top three things she appreciated most about working for the University of Nottingham

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Diabetic retinopathy

Researchers at The University of Nottingham are studying whether simple eye drops could be used instead to treat patients for the condition diabetic retinopathy and prevent blindness in a project…

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Securing rights and justice for all

We are the world's largest group of rights and justice scholars and advise governments and NGOs around the globe on the creation of sustainable, open and creative societies. More information:…

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Nottingham researchers show novel technique that can 'taste' DNA

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to selectively sequence fragments of DNA in real time, greatly reducing the time needed to analyse…

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Nottingham Dollies prove cloned sheep can live long and healthy lives

Nottingham’s Dollies – Debbie, Denise, Dianna and Daisy – have proved cloned sheep can live long and healthy lives. Research findings, published in Nature Communications, show that…

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...And they're off - Life Cycle 6 heads off on 170 mile warm up!

A team of 32 University of Nottingham staff, students and friends set off this morning to cycle the Way of the Roses to help raise £1 million for life-changing breast cancer research. The…

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In Partnership: In Research

The Vice-Chancellors of Birmingham and Nottingham reflect on five years of working together in Brazil and the launch of a unique £10m Signature Research Centre.

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In Partnership: In Education

To mark five years of partnership, the Vice-Chancellors of Birmingham and Nottingham consider how the strategic partnership has developed in the area of education.

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Towards A Silent Aircraft - Professor Dame Ann Dowling

Professor Dame Ann Dowling is President of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of the Royal Society. She is a mechanical engineer specialising in low emission combustion, acoustics and…

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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…

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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…

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New tools to breed cereal crops that survive flooding

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have identified the mechanism used by plants in stress conditions to sense low oxygen levels and used advanced breeding techniques to reduce yield loss in…

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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…

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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…

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A to Z of Sociology: Social Order

Professor Ian Shaw talks about social order.

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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…

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Ancient Religions and Cognition - Department of Classics Project

Video for Ancient Religions and Cognition, a project developed by Dr Esther Eidinow from the Department of Classics at the University of Nottingham and Professor Tom Harrison at Liverpool University,…

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The teenage brain – work in progress

The University of Nottingham is involved in a European wide study which aims to identify and learn more about the biological and environmental factors that might influence mental health in teenagers.…

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What can we do to keep our heads above water?

After the wettest winter on record, Colin Thorne, Professor of Physical Geography at The University of Nottingham, talks about what can be done to stop our homes flooding in the future.

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Can we ever mend a broken heart?

Playing cupid - stem cell biologists at The University of Nottingham are looking at ways to mend our broken hearts.

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Can we mend a broken heart?

Stem cell scientists at The University of Nottingham are working on it. More tomorrow!

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Research Priority Groups Launch Event - 9 June 2011

Professor David Greenaway introduces Martin Wolf at the Research Priority Groups Launch Event - 9 June 2011.

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Why study Environmental Monitoring and Management?

Professor Mike Steven, Director of Studies in the School of Geography at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, talks about the importance of environmental monitoring and the Masters course…

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Ancient naval battle site ‘rammed’ with relics of war

On March 10 241BC a huge naval battle took place off the coast of Sicily between the Romans and their archenemies the Carthaginians. It put an end to the First Punic War and set the Roman Republic on…

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Trawling for memories and responses to extreme weather events

Drawing on historical records and personal recollections the £1m British Climate Histories project, led by Professor Georgina Endfield from the School of Geography at The University of…

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Re-writing the research on the treatment of infection

A major breakthrough in the search for alternatives to antibiotics and the treatment of infection could provide microbiologists with a whole new insight into the way germs co-exist with or attack…

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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…

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Crops for the Future - work on new centre begins

The development of a new Crops for the Future Research Centre begins alongside the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

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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…

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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…

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The University of Nottingham's Doctoral Training Centres

Professor Jerry Roberts explains how the Doctoral Training Centres can benefit both students and industry. To read more about the Doctoral Training Centres visit http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/dtc

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Carbon Capture and Storage Research

How do you store carbon dioxide at pressure levels 75 times that of your car tyres? Researchers at the University of Nottingham are tackling this problem head on. Find out more about cleaner fossil…

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Advanced Manufacturing - Smart Manufacturing

Case study - smart manufacturing.

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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…

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Finance and Investment into Marine Economy

Professor Yongmin Zhang talks about his research into marine economy which has become China's key development area and will be the growth engine for Chinese economy for the next several decades.…

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Achieving Lifelong Health for Children

Childhood obesity is one of the most serious global public health challenges of the 21st century. We are heading towards the first generation of children who will die younger than their parents.…

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Detecting Diseases in Coconuts

Professor Matt Dickinson explains how this research has led to the development of a transportable device which can detect harmful pathogens in coconut trees and other plants. Video by Debs Storey…

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New application to reduce CO2 emissions of aircraft

Professor Kwing-So Choi explains how the application of Plasma Actuators in aircraft can significantly reduce CO2 emissions. Video by Debs Storey http://www.linkedin.com/in/debsstorey

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