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University’s prestigious partnership with the City of Sparta

The University of Nottingham’s Centre for Spartan & Peloponnesian Studies (CSPS) and the Municipality of Sparti in Greece has signed an agreement to strengthen research links and to promote the cultural heritage, history and archaeology of Sparta. This is the first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to be signed between a foreign University and a Greek …

University News Review — October and November 2019

Welcome to the autumn 2019 News Review which features some of the Press Office’s top news stories from October and November… Bike helmet-style brain scanner used for first time with children A new wearable bike helmet-style brain scanner could make scans easier and more reliable in children, according to University of Nottingham researchers. The Mail …

University News Review — September 2019

Welcome to the September 2019 News Review which features some of our top news stories from the month…   See bike, say bike! The story that drivers are five times more likely to forget seeing an oncoming motorcycle than a car, appeared in the news headlines in September. Fatal crashes involving cars and motorbikes may …

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University News Review — Summer 2019

Welcome to the summer 2019 News Review which features some of our top news stories from July and August…   Scientists say there may be less than 10 years’ worth of shale gas left Scientists from the University of Nottingham and the British Geological Survey have said that the UK has five times less underground …

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University News Review — June 2019

June 2019 saw lots of University of Nottingham news stories hit the headlines…   Could coffee be the secret to fighting obesity? Scientists from the University of Nottingham have discovered that drinking a cup of coffee can stimulate ‘brown fat,’ the body’s own fat-fighting defences, which could be the key to tackling obesity and diabetes. …

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University News Review — April and May 2019

The University’s Press Office saw many top stories hit the headlines in early summer…     Our Dementia Choir with Vicky McClure In this moving BBC1 two-part documentary, Bafta-winning actor Vicky McClure takes a deeply personal journey to discover the true extent of music’s power in the fight against dementia. Vicky begins with a search …

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University News Review — March 2019

The University’s Press Office saw many top stories hit the headlines in March… When am AI going to die? A press release revealing new study findings — that artificial intelligence can predict premature death — generated national coverage in March from a number of top outlets. Media Relations Manager for Medicine and Health Sciences, Emma …

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University News Review — February 2019

The University’s Press Office saw many top stories hit the headlines in February… A fish called Mary The story about a female stickleback fish, nick-named Mary, which left scientists baffled after appearing to become pregnant without a mate, made national headlines this month. The Telegraph, The Times, The Guardian, iNews and the Mail Online all …

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University News Review — January 2019

The beginning of 2019 saw University of Nottingham stories in the news… New Year, new you! A new study, which looked at 28 top-ranking universities to see which offered the best facilities for health and fitness, found the University of Nottingham the best in the UK. iNews reported that the University topped the list for …

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University News Review — November and December 2018

The latter end of 2018 saw many University of Nottingham news stories in the headlines… Annus horribilis… was AD536 the worst year to be alive? A new study from the University has found ground-breaking evidence from an ice core in the Swiss-Italian Alps that proves the 7th century switch from gold to silver currencies in …

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