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Charlotte Anscombe

Charlotte Anscombe

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Cholera Antibiotic Resistance in Bangladesh (CARE): big data mining and machine learning to improve diagnostics and treatment selection

A new research project will address the need for rapid diagnosis of cholera by developing tools to help early detection, and provide real-time intervention in outbreaks of this deadly disease. The project will make use of portable, real-time DNA sequencing (using the Oxford Nanopore MinION), together with cloud-based solutions for large data storage and remote …

Nottingham academic wins the Nordic Prize for Alternatives to Animal Testing

Dr Alison Gray, from the School of Veterinary Medicine (SVMS) at the University of Nottingham has won a prestigious international award, recognising her commitment to replacing animal use in antibody production. Dr Gray, who also founded the non-profit organization AFABILITY, has been awarded the Nordic Prize for Alternatives to Animal Experiments, which is given to a …

Don’t let your pooch be a hot dog!!

With temperatures sky-rocketing this week, our beloved pets are really feeling the heat. Here, Dr Jenny Stavisky from our Vet School gives pet-owners some advice on how to keep your pets cool during the heatwave. Walk your dogs early in the morning or late in the evening when it’s cooler, or give everyone a day …

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Director General of the WHO visits the University of Nottingham

The Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) came back to his student roots last week when he visited the University to learn about its world-leading research and to meet nursing staff on the front-line of patient care at the Queen’s Medical Centre. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a University Alumnus, also received an Honorary …

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Nottingham Professor awarded Fellowship to study impact of Brexit on the UK’s financial services.

Sarah Hall, Professor of Economic Geography, is one of nine new Senior Fellows who will share funding of £4.3 million from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). She’ll be analysing the consequences of the UK’s changing relationship with Europe for the UK’s crucial financial services sector The Fellowship is part of the UK in …

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D-Day: The King Who Fooled Hitler 

Dr Rory Cormac from the School of Politics at the University of Nottingham, along with Professor Richard Aldrich from Warwick University, have graced our television screens once again this weekend as their research was the subject of a prime time  Channel 4 documentary. Here, Dr Cormac talks us through his latest television venture… If historical …

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Leading the way in flood resilience

Research into flood resilience in Newcastle is making waves already according to findings presented at a conference in the city. Following the signing of the Newcastle Blue-Green Declaration in February 2016, the Urban Flood Resilience Consortium, led by the University of Nottingham, met last week to present key findings from two research projects (Blue-Green Cities …

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Modern slavery abolitionist wins Inspirational Women Award

Professor Zoe Trodd, Director of the University of Nottingham’s Rights Lab, has won a Notts Inspirational Women Award. Zoe was nominated by colleagues at the University for her outstanding leadership of the Rights Lab and the transformative impact of her work to eradicate modern slavery. Professor Trodd received her award at a ceremony at Nottingham …

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The Rights Lab welcomes a royal visitor

Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie of York has visited experts in modern slavery at the University of Nottingham’s Rights Lab. The Princess spent several hours with the team in the Rights Lab hearing about the work they are doing to help end modern slavery. HRH Princess Eugenie said: “It was fantastic to meet the incredible …

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The University of Nottingham marks the closure of a Prisoner of War camp based at Sutton Bonington during WWI

To mark 100 years since the closure of a Prisoner of War camp at the University of Nottingham’s Sutton Bonington campus, a commemorative plaque has been installed to remember those who were detained and worked there. Professor John Beckett from the Department of History at the University looks back on the period leading up to …

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