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October 2009

30 October 2009 - Volunteers needed for swine flu research
As cases of Swine Flu continue to increase researchers at The University of Nottingham say patients who live in the Nottingham area could help vital research into how the virus is spread......more

29 October 2009 - Teccies look to repeat this year’s reunion
Organisers of this year’s highly successful TEC members reunion in April this year are hoping another can be planned for 2010......more

28 October 2009 - Top award for nanoparticle specialist
A University of Nottingham spin-out company specialising in a greener, safer and cheaper way to produce nanoparticles for high tech applications has been recognised for innovation in the Lord Stafford Awards......more

27 October 2009 - Reforming Human Rights Protection
The University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre will host a world class panel of human rights experts, including Mary Robinson and Thomas Hammarberg......more

26 October 2009 - Helping the obese fight loss of muscle function
Experts at The University of Nottingham are working on ground-breaking research to determine, for the first time, precisely what damage obesity can inflict on the muscles in our body......more

23 October 2009 - Stanley Middleton - a tribute
Although less-well celebrated than his predecessor D. H. Lawrence or his younger contemporary Alan Sillitoe, Stanley Middleton, who has died at the age of 89, was one of the most distinguished of Nottingham novelists......more

23 October 2009 - The Periodic Table Videos
An award winning University of Nottingham video project is inspiring a US school to great things in the wonderful world of chemistry......more

22 October 2009 - University Swimming pool reunion – September 2009
Saturday 12th September 2009 saw the 13 year reunion of the University Swimming Pool staff and their families......more

21 October 2009 - The sound of Swound – see them at Rock City on 3 November!
Band of Brothers - Joe, Rowan, Tom and Lloyd – are collectively know as the highly rated band Swound......more

21 October 2009 - Walking back to happiness
A unique exercise programme which has been proven to help women living with depression has been unveiled by researchers from The University of Nottingham......more

20 October 2009 - Nottingham students love their beans
They’ve always been a staple of the student diet but a new survey has shown that students in the city of Nottingham spend more on baked beans than in any other city......more

19 October 2009 - Could you HOST an international student?
From Uzbekistan to Egypt, from Russia to Brazil, Nottingham alumnus Neil Hancox (Physics 1958) and his wife Margaret have a fantastic friendship network stretching all over the world......more

15 October 2009 - Remembering a golden time
More than 70 guests from as far afield as Australia, Bangkok, Scotland, the Isle of Man and Mainland Europe, converged on Nottingham for the 1959 Golden Reunion......more

14 October 2009 - Saying sorry really does cost nothing
Economists have finally proved what most of us have suspected for a long time – when it comes to apologising, talk is cheap......more

9 October 2009 - A rare chance to hear a rugby and music supremo on the art of leadership
University of Nottingham alumnus and Welsh Rugby Union CEO Roger Lewis will give his insight into the fine art of leadership at a special careers masterclass this month......more

8 October 2009 - Pride of Britain
The University of Nottingham's Professor Sir Peter Mansfield has received a major national honour, winning a Pride of Britain Award......more

7 October 2009 - Ooo, my knee!
Once we reach the age of 55 there’s a 25 per cent chance that we will be suffering from bad knees......more

6 October 2009 - Carbon copying the ‘Stradivarius’ sound
It’s every violinmaker’s dream to produce an instrument to rival the sound of a Stradivarius but now researchers at The University of Nottingham are trying to do just that… using acoustic physics and carbon fibre engineering......more

5 October 2009 - Caistor skeleton mystifies archaeologists
A skeleton, found at one of the most important, but least understood, Roman sites in Britain is puzzling experts from The University of Nottingham......more

2 October 2009 - Free lunchtime talks and workshops for the Boots and the University exhibition
A number of associated events are taking place to complement the very popular exhibition which celebrates the long-term relationship between Boots and The University of Nottingham......more

1 October 2009 - Nottingham in the running for prestigious Times Higher accolade
The University of Nottingham has been shortlisted for one of the most coveted prizes in UK higher education – ‘University of the Year’ in the Times Higher Education Awards 2009......more

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