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Twisted sex allows mirror-image snails to mate face-to-face, research finds

Twisted sex allows mirror-image snails to mate face-to-face, research finds

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A study led by the University of Nottingham has found that differently-coiled types of Japanese land snails should in fact be considered a single species, because – against all odds – they are sometimes able to mate, a result which has implications for the classification of other snails.
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Yesterday
Poorer communities need empowering in order to become more resilient to natural disasters

Poorer communities need empowering in order to become more resilient to natural disasters

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People in poor urban areas are the least likely to be able to rebuild their lives after a natural disaster, and need support in order to become more sustainable, according to research from the University of Nottingham.
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2 days ago
The Brexit hit to living standards

The Brexit hit to living standards

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The referendum vote is already costing UK households according to a Nottingham economist. Ahead of Wednesday's Budget the first detailed analysis of how the Brexit vote has impacted inflation, wages and living standards, has been released.
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2 days ago
Students reveal superbug fighting microbes at AMR Awareness Day

Students reveal superbug fighting microbes at AMR Awareness Day

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The results of an initiative aimed at finding microbes capable of fighting superbugs have been revealed as part of an antimicrobial resistance awareness event at the University of Nottingham.
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5 days ago
New technology converts biomass into 'coal'

New technology converts biomass into 'coal'

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The University is partnering with the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) and CPL Industries to produce a facility capable of converting biomass into solid fuels with coal-like properties.
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6 days ago
Nottingham student's research on improving solar-powered technology wins Germany's Green Talent Award

Nottingham student's research on improving solar-powered technology wins Germany's Green Talent Award

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A project by Ahmed Zakaria Hafez Mohamed, a researcher and doctoral student in civil engineering at the University of Nottingham, has won the prestigious Green Talent Award by Germany's Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
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13 days ago
Former Vice-Chancellor honoured by Malaysian Government

Former Vice-Chancellor honoured by Malaysian Government

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The former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham has received one of the highest honours awarded by the Government of Malaysia.
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13 days ago
Making communities more resilient to modern slavery

Making communities more resilient to modern slavery

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Agencies and community groups in the UK need more dedicated funding to help fight modern slavery, according to a new report.There is also a need for clearer leadership and co-ordination of anti-slavery activity, as well as consistency across the country in order to ensure appropriate services are provided to victims.
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13 days ago
New method developed to 3D print fully functional electronic circuits

New method developed to 3D print fully functional electronic circuits

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Researchers at the University of Nottingham have pioneered a breakthrough method to rapidly 3D print fully functional electronic circuits.
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13 days ago
Nottingham celebrates 70th anniversary of the discovery of hydrogen bonds in DNA

Nottingham celebrates 70th anniversary of the discovery of hydrogen bonds in DNA

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The discovery of the bonds which hold the DNA molecule together was crucial to the eventual elucidation of the Double Helix structure. The research was carried out by a young PhD student J. Michael Creeth at the then University College Nottingham. Seventy years on the University of Nottingham celebrates this discovery.
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2 weeks ago
Current cattle injections increase the risk of injury, research finds

Current cattle injections increase the risk of injury, research finds

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Research by experts at The University of Nottingham suggests that current injection techniques in UK dairy cattle need to change to avoid the risk of nerve injury.
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2 weeks ago
Explore literature and words through a Nottingham festival

Explore literature and words through a Nottingham festival

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A phone box masquerading as a café, the belongings of Viking Age migrants and a famous author will be the focus of just some of the events taking place across Nottingham this month as part of the annual Being Human Festival.
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2 weeks ago
First coast-to-coast land motion map of Scotland derived from satellite radar images

First coast-to-coast land motion map of Scotland derived from satellite radar images

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The first country-wide map of relative land motion has been created by a team at the University of Nottingham.
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2 weeks ago
Campus Solutions — Infosys strategic partnership

Campus Solutions — Infosys strategic partnership

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The University of Nottingham is pleased to confirm that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Infosys to provide managed services for its Oracle Campus Solutions student management system. Campus Solutions provides a single platform for student services across the University's campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia ranging from admissions, to administration and financial management systems.
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2 weeks ago
Rare 'lefty' snail needs your vote for project to sequence genomes of 25 species

Rare 'lefty' snail needs your vote for project to sequence genomes of 25 species

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Scientists at the University of Nottingham are appealing for the public to help unlock the genetic secrets of a rare, left-coiling snail as part of a major project to sequence new genomes from 25 different species.
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2 weeks ago
Prince Charles visits UNMC

Prince Charles visits UNMC

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His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales (Prince Charles) has visited the University of Nottingham Malaysia as part of his Autumn Tour. His Royal Highness met with staff and students at the 125-acre garden campus and took the opportunity to learn more about Nottingham's pioneering research.
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2 weeks ago
Chancellor set to retire

Chancellor set to retire

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The Chancellor of the University of Nottingham Sir Andrew Witty has announced his plans to retire.A former Chief Executive Officer of GSK and a Nottingham alumnus, Sir Andrew became the seventh Chancellor of the University in 2013.
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2 weeks ago
Retired professional footballers at higher risk of knee osteoarthritis

Retired professional footballers at higher risk of knee osteoarthritis

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Retired professional footballers are far more prone to develop knee pain and osteoarthritis and face problems with their knees earlier in life than the average person, a study has revealed
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2 weeks ago
Food shortage is not the global crisis, lack of access to food is the issue - say NGOs

Food shortage is not the global crisis, lack of access to food is the issue - say NGOs

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'Genome editing is not the answer to world poverty, because food shortage isn't the problem' says a group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) surveyed by the University of Nottingham.
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2 weeks ago
Are discarded cigarette butts the next high performing hydrogen storage material?

Are discarded cigarette butts the next high performing hydrogen storage material?

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Cigarette butt-derived carbons have ultra-high surface area and unprecedented hydrogen storage capacity.
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3 weeks ago
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