Tag Archives: University of Nottingham

Nottingham Doctoral Student’s Thesis on Electric Aircraft Wins Best Clean Sky Award

NOTTINGHAM, 18-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Fei Gao, who just completed his doctorate at The University of Nottingham, has won the Best Clean Sky PhD Award for his thesis in applied sciences and engineering for aeronautics. Dr Gao’s thesis is … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham researchers: faulty inhibitory neurotransmission and abnormally increased activity in the hippocampus impairs our memory and attention

NOTTINGHAM, 25-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Neurons in the brain interact by sending each other chemical messages, so-called neurotransmitters. Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is the most common inhibitory neurotransmitter, which is important to restrain neural activity, preventing neurons from getting too trigger-happy and … Read the full press release

The first full-length history book of The University of Nottingham released

NOTTINGHAM, 07-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On June 30 1881, HRH Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, Queen Victoria’s youngest son, officially opened the University College Nottingham at its new purpose-built premises on Shakespeare Street in the city. From these humble beginnings, the … Read the full press release

Margaret Monckton appointed a new Chief Financial Officer at University of Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, 07-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Nottingham has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer. Margaret Monckton will bring experience of financial management in private and public sectors as well as higher education when she takes charge of the University’s … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham’s Manuscripts and Special Collections acquired the manuscript of an important unfinished short story by D.H. Lawrence

NOTTINGHAM, 07-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Manuscripts and Special Collections at The University of Nottingham has recently acquired the manuscript of an important unfinished short story by D.H. Lawrence. ‘The Flying Fish’ was written in March 1925 in Mexico City. Lawrence, a … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham together with @hacksocnotts host ‘Women in Technology Conference 2016’ this Saturday 20 February 2016

NOTTINGHAM, 18-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Learn code, experience virtual reality, discover technology! University of Nottingham computer science students together with @hacksocnotts have teamed up once again to inspire and encourage people of all ages and abilities to pursue technology as a … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham purchased important typescript of D.H. Lawrence’s Pansies

NOTTINGHAM, 27-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Nottingham has purchased an important and fascinating typescript of D.H. Lawrence’s Pansies – his best known collection of poems. This was the last book of poems Lawrence saw published in his lifetime. The typescript … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham: important genetic discovery sheds light on how prostate cancers develop and spread

NOTTINGHAM, 27-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A new and important genetic discovery, which sheds light on how prostate cancers develop and spread, has been made by an international research team led by scientists at The University of Nottingham. Prostate cancer is one … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham spin-out NuVision received £379k seed funding from Mercia Fund Management

University of Nottingham spin-out, NuVision, has received £379k seed funding from Mercia Fund Management, to help develop innovative new eye care solutions for humans and animals. Nottingham, 30-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The funding from Mercia will support the commercialisation of NuVision’s … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham: Project for greener cities won first place in the Universitas 21 Global Ingenuity Challenge 2015

NOTTINGHAM, 12-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A vision for the future in which motorists are persuaded to leave their cars behind and build greener cities one footstep at a time has picked up the top prize in a global competition for … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham physicist won EUR 1.35M Starting Grant from the European Research Council to investigate new and original manifestations of quantum mechanics

NOTTINGHAM, 4-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Nottingham physicist has won a major European grant to uncover more secrets of the mind-bending world of quantum matter. Dr Gerardo Adesso will use the 1.35M Euro Starting Grant from the European … Read the full press release

A symposium on Youth Mental Health and Stigma to be held at University of Nottingham on 12 December 2014

NOTTINGHAM, 10-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Seventy five per cent of all mental health disorders have their onset between the years of 12 and 25. One in 10 young people will experience a mental health problem, most commonly depression and anxiety, … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham research shows the New Medicine Service could improve patients’ lives and save scarce NHS resources

Nottingham, UK, 19-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Research published today (14 Aug 2014) shows that the New Medicine Service (NMS), an innovative medicines advice service for patients, could improve patients’ lives and save scarce NHS resources. A randomised controlled trial showed that 10 weeks after … Read the full press release

The first UK-China twinned cities conference hosted at the University of Nottingham

Nottingham, UK, 17-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Representatives from across the UK visited The University of Nottingham to attend the first UK-China twinned cities conference. There are now 52 twinning links between the UK and China, and the University welcomed visitors from education, … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham led study identified the structural damage at molecular level that excessive alcohol abuse causes to the brain

Nottingham, UK, 17-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — New research has identified, for the first time, the structural damage at a molecular level that excessive alcohol abuse causes to the brain. The study, led by The University of Nottingham, detected the loss and modification … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham dietitian Dr Duane Mellor looks at why the profession is almost exclusively female

Nottingham, UK, 11-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — A lecturer in dietetics at The University of Nottingham has helped to start a campaign to encourage more men to consider taking up careers in the field of nutrition. As part of Dietitians Week — … Read the full press release

NURTURE enters into new partnership with University of Nottingham and ARP (Academic Reproductive Partnership) group

Nottingham, UK, 11-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — NURTURE, the University of Nottingham’s infertility treatment unit, has entered into a new partnership between the University and the ARP (Academic Reproductive Partnership) group, the largest single provider of assisted conception in the UK. The … Read the full press release

The University of Nottingham received £14.3M funding to develop Synthetic Biology Research Centre

Nottingham, UK, 30-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Nottingham has received funding to develop a Synthetic Biology Research Centre which will provide groundbreaking sustainable routes to important chemicals. Thanks to funding from Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and the Engineering and … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham study reveals polymers can disrupt the way in which bacteria communicate with each other

Nottingham, UK, 12-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Artificial materials based on simple synthetic polymers can disrupt the way in which bacteria communicate with each other, a study led by scientists at The University of Nottingham has shown. The findings, published in the journal Nature … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham’s breakthrough discovery to enable crops to take nitrogen from the air instead of from expensive and environmentally damaging fertilisers

29-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — A major new technology has been developed by The University of Nottingham, which enables all of the world’s crops to take nitrogen from the air rather than expensive and environmentally damaging fertilisers. Nitrogen fixation, the process by which … Read the full press release