March 22, 2012, by Fraser

15-21 March: The big stories this week

This week’s news roundup includes the unveiling of the lucky few from the University who have been chosen to carry the Olympic torch as it passes through Nottingham this summer. There is also research news regarding potential treatments for both severe dementia and tinnitus, as well as book launch news from Fintan Cullen, Professor of Art History at the University. Read on for more


Study proves drug success for treating severe dementia
Research finds a drug for mild to moderate Alzheimer’s Disease can have benefits for patients in later stages of dementia.
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University people to carry Olympic torch
Inspirational staff and students from Nottingham will carry the Olympic torch when it passes through the city on 28 June.
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New clinical trial will test tinnitus ‘treatment’
A new pocket-sized device that uses sound simulation to reboot ‘faulty wiring’ in the brain may cure people with tinnitus.
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Irish President to receive Ireland on Show
The President of Ireland has invited art historian Professor Fintan Cullen to present a copy of his new book, Ireland on Show, at his official Dublin residence on 2 April.
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