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May 2008

30 May 2008 - Life, but not as we know it?
Researchers at The University of Nottingham have taken some important first steps to creating a synthetic copycat of a living cell, a leading science journal reports......more

29 May 2008 - An introduction to China
An exhibition aimed at increasing knowledge of Chinese culture, geography and history will take place at the Lakeside Arts Centre on University Park this weekend......more

28 May 2008 - Paper lantern for a greener planet
The University of Nottingham — described by The Times Good University Guide as Britain's 'truly global university' — has unveiled its latest eye-catching research centre, built to house some of the world's leading experts in sustainable energy technology......more

27 May 2008 - Under construction — the UK's first research motorcycle simulator
A state-of-the-art motorcycle simulator capable of giving us valuable information on rider and road safety, motorcycle design and motorcycle engineering is currently under construction at The University of Nottingham......more

23 May 2008 - Success for Product Design students
An innovative mobile text messager, a revolutionary adjustable toilet and a customisable ileostomy bag — three contemporary designs by students at The University of Nottingham — have won awards in the UK's leading student competition for socially responsible design......more

22 May 2008 - Old Boys Football Match
With several players not having kicked a ball since last season's fixture and some of those not having kicked it straight for some time before then the Old Boys set out with a "keep it simple mentality"......more


21 May 2008 - One of the best researchers in general practice
Tony Avery, Professor of Primary Care in The University of Nottingham's Medical School, will be recognised this week as one of the best researchers in general practice......more

20 May 2008 - Nottingham alumni celebrate diamond anniversary at one of the UK's iconic landmarks

Over 80 alumni and guests joined the Vice-Chancellor and President of Council at a gala dinner to celebrate 60 years since The University of Nottingham received its Royal Charter......more

19 May 2008 - Boffinry and Baftas: Brothers' double doctorates
An acclaimed Nottingham scientist and his celebrated brother will each receive honorary doctorate degrees — at the same graduation ceremony......more

16 May 2008 - Thousands of volunteers needed to help bring cure for cancer closer
Researchers, who are in the process of developing a blood test that may diagnose breast cancer up to four years earlier than a mammogram, need the help of thousands of people living in the East Midlands......more

15 May 2008 - The 1930s semi goes green
Three million of them were built; they stimulated a boom in employment and turned a nation of shop keepers into a nation of home owners......more

14 May 2008 - A recipe for dissection
Jamie Oliver transformed school dinners, Delia Smith taught us how we can cheat at cooking and through Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall we've learnt to live off the land......more

13 May 2008 - Spring boost for Lenton
The University of Nottingham is sponsoring an enhancement of the Lenton Recreation Ground, for members of the local community to enjoy......more

12 May 2008 - U21Global Names Nick Hutton as new CEO
U21Global, the world's premier online graduate school, has announced the appointment of Nick Hutton as its Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 April 2008......more

9 May 2008 - Beekeepers united — Tichamma co-operative ensures fair price in Ghan
University of Nottingham students have set up a co-operative that ensures beekeepers in Ghana receive a fair price for their produce......more

8 May 2008 - Enterprising students take UK title for the fourth time
The University of Nottingham has been named UK champions for the fourth year running in the annual Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) competition......more

7 May 2008 - £7.5m to transform patient care
Patients suffering from respiratory disease and hearing problems are to benefit from an injection of £7.5m to fund ground-breaking new treatments in Nottingham......more

6 May 2008 - Conference for gourmets, gluttons and epicures
The second annual Food and Drink Conference has taken place at The University of Nottingham......more

2 May 2008 - Computers and humans – who’s in control?
Emerging computer technologies will change our lives for the better by 2020......more

1 May 2008 - Mavericks notch up another successful season
Britain’s most successful student ice hockey team has completed another highly successful season winning three out of six of the national trophies......more

1 May 2008 - Can micro-scaffolding help stem cells rebuild the brain after stroke
Inserting tiny scaffolding into the brain could dramatically reduce damage caused by strokes the UK National Stem Cell Network Annual Science Meeting has heard.......more

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