Tag Archives: University of Nottingham

Sir Paul Smith at the University of Nottingham to deliver the first in a new series of Vice-Chancellor’s public lectures

NOTTINGHAM, 14-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sir Paul Smith visited the University of Nottingham today (Monday 12 November) to deliver the first in a new series of Vice-Chancellor’s public lectures to over 250 students, staff and members of the public and … Read the full press release

STFC funds breast cancer detection research

SWINDON, 02-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A collaboration of researchers from the UK is pursuing a technique to detect breast cancer more quickly, thanks to funding from STFC and partners. The consortium, led by De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) and the University … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham, Phonepaid Services Authority publish top tips to ensure customers know what they are getting and how to avoid unnecessary charges online

NOTTINGHAM, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Consumers often fail to see important information about online services – which can lead to unexpected costs, according to new research. When you are buying a service online, what do you look at on a … Read the full press release

British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Big Wednesday took place at the University of Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the biggest sporting events in the university calendar, BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) Big Wednesday, took place yesterday at the University of Nottingham. BUCS and the University were delighted to welcome BUCS … Read the full press release

NIHR-funded project by the University of Nottingham to develop the Next Generation Neonatal Transport System

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Premature babies could benefit from a new safer transport incubator for transferring them between hospitals, as a result of pioneering NIHR-funded research by the University of Nottingham’s bioengineers, clinicians and scientists. The multidisciplinary team led … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham Professor Sue Arrowsmith appointed to the International Partnership Against Corruption in Sport (IPACS)

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A legal expert from the University of Nottingham has been appointed to an international network fighting corruption in sport. Professor Sue Arrowsmith of the School of Law will be advising the International Partnership Against Corruption … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham picked up 13 nominations across 11 award categories in this year’s Student Nursing Times Awards

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The shortlist for the Student Nursing Times Awards 2018 has been announced, and it’s been another bumper year for the University of Nottingham. The University and its staff and students picked up 13 nominations across 11 award … Read the full press release

Neil Carmichael joins the University of Nottingham as an Honorary Professor in the Schools of Education and Politics and International Relations

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Neil Carmichael, former Chair of the House of Commons Education Select Committee, has joined the University of Nottingham as an Honorary Professor in the Schools of Education and Politics and International Relations. Neil Carmichael served … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham: Energy Research Accelerator Chief Executive Gordon Waddington to leave at the end of March

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gordon Waddington, Chief Executive of the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) has announced that he will be leaving his role at the end of March. Gordon was instrumental in establishing the Energy Research Accelerator in 2015, when … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham led project installed Europe’s largest community Tesla made battery in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s largest community battery is being installed at the Trent Basin residential development in Nottingham this week, as part of a unique community energy project. Made by Tesla, the battery can store 2.1 MWh of … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham: cigarette butt-derived carbons have unprecedented hydrogen storage capacity

NOTTINGHAM, 01-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Discarded cigarette butts are a major waste disposal and environmental pollution hazard. But chemists at the University of Nottingham have discovered that cigarette butt-derived carbons have ultra-high surface area and unprecedented hydrogen storage capacity. The … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham and Nottingham City Council partnership sees more students contributing to their local community

NOTTINGHAM, 01-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — From roads and rail to Robin Hood energy, students and graduates are lending a fresh perspective to Nottingham’s public policy. The growth of a partnership with Nottingham City Council has seen more students contributing to … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham developed new early warning system to alert farmers to the risk of disease among their young cattle stock

NOTTINGHAM, 01-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new early warning system to alert farmers to the risk of disease among their young cattle stock is being developed by experts at The University of Nottingham. The innovation, dubbed Y-Ware, could save the UK … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham UK Professor Chris Rudd awarded the Camellia award by Ningbo Municipal Government

NOTTINGHAM, 19-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Provost of the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) has been recognised for his contribution to the development of Ningbo. Professor Chris Rudd, who is also a Pro-Vice-Chancellor of The University of Nottingham UK, … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham and Molson Coors partner to improve the performance of yeast in high gravity brewing

NOTTINGHAM, 19-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The first student to receive funding under a new partnership between the University of Nottingham and Molson Coors has undertaken a research project that looks to  improve the performance of yeast in high gravity brewing. Valerio Delbon is studying … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham: Some patients may have genetic risk of developing serious side effect to high blood pressure medication

NOTTINGHAM, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Some patients may have a genetic risk of developing a serious side effect to a type of medication commonly used to treat high blood pressure, research by clinicians and scientists at the University of Nottingham … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham WayWard project: significant improvements can be made to provide safer staffing levels and better patient care

NOTTINGHAM, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The results of a research project run by the University of Nottingham which used the latest technology to track out-of-hours doctors have revealed significant improvements can be made to provide safer staffing levels and better patient care. … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham Summer Internship scheme grown to support 75 businesses with more than 105 students

NOTTINGHAM, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — From testing cricket bats to counting nocturnal mammals of the same name, more than 100 Nottingham students are making their mark on businesses in the region as part of a University scheme. Now in its fourth … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham: Academics, young people to talk about self-harm at The Contemporary on the 23rd July

NOTTINGHAM, 13-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Young people who have experienced self-harm will join researchers from the University of Nottingham to share their experiences of being part of a unique research project at an event on the 23rd July at The Contemporary. The … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham experts to study how the placenta ensures the right amount of oxygen and nutrients reach the baby in the womb

NOTTINGHAM, 14-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The placenta is vital in the transfer of the right amount of nutrition and oxygen from the mother to the baby. Any disturbance to the flow of blood could affect the delivery of vital nutrients … Read the full press release

UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF) funds University of Nottingham’s new Research and Innovation Centre for Power Electronics and Machines

NOTTINGHAM, 14-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Nottingham has been awarded £9.4 million by the Higher Education Funding Council for England through the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF), which provides funding for capital projects that can attract significant … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham student Dafne Gaviria Arcila awarded the Amelia Earhart Fellowship from Zonta International

NOTTINGHAM, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Dafne Gaviria Arcila, a second year mechanical engineering doctoral student at the University of Nottingham, has been awarded the prestigious Amelia Earhart Fellowship from Zonta International for her work in enhancing the performance of the new … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham student nurses and staff celebrate winning four awards at Student Nursing Times Awards 2017

NOTTINGHAM, 02-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Student nurses and staff at The University of Nottingham are celebrating after scooping four awards at the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards 2017 – almost a quarter of the total awards presented nationally. The awards are … Read the full press release

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