June 14, 2012, by Fraser

8-13 June: The big stories

To celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and 60 years on the throne, The University of Nottingham is planting 60 special ‘Diamond Woods’ in south Nottinghamshire close to our Sutton Bonington Campus. There’s also research news concerning a novel porous material that has unique carbon dioxide retention properties, which could have an impact on new carbon capture products. There’s also news of the dynamic students who are showcasing their art work in their Crop Up Gallery, which takes temporary residence in existing exhibition spaces across the city. Read on for more


New campus woodland to celebrate Diamond Jubilee
University land at Sutton Bonington is to become Nottinghamshire’s Diamond Wood, planted with new native woodland to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
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Potential CO2 capture role for new material
A novel porous material with unique carbon dioxide retention properties has been developed in research led by The University of Nottingham.
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Student art to appear across city
Students set up their own city-based gallery to showcase their work and build links with the Nottingham’s thriving art scene.
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China delegation tackles land, sea, air transport
Aerospace, marine engineering, transport logistics, renewable energy and coastal engineering experts visit China offering technological support to manage growth.
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