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31 March 2009 - CASE hat-trick for Nottingham
The University of Nottingham has retained the top spot for the number of Collaborative Awards in Science and Engineering (CASE) from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) — for the third year running......more

30 March 2009 - Ramsoc celebrates 75 years of rambling
A special commemorative weekend takes place in Derbyshire next month when the University’s Hillwalking and Rambling Society chalks up 75 glorious years......more

27 March 2009 - Second Life for the University
The University of Nottingham has officially announced the opening of a new international campus to further boost its commitment to excellence in teaching and learning......more

26 March 2009 - New exhibition portrays a long-forgotten system of farming and way of life
The North Nottinghamshire village of Laxton is unique.......more

25 March 2009 - Stem cells replace stroke damaged tissue in rats
Effective stem cell treatment for strokes has taken a significant step forward as scientists reveal how they have replaced stroke-damaged brain tissue in rats......more

24 March 2009 - Astronomers need YOU to help create galaxy guide
How many arms does a spiral galaxy have? Can you spot a galaxy with a ‘peanut’ bulge? Or a galactic merger? Answers to these and other strange questions will be provided by ordinary web users......more
23 March 2009 - Asthma breakthrough for scientists
Scientists at The University of Nottingham have made a breakthrough in identifying gene variations that appear to increase a person’s risk of asthma......more

20 March 2009 - Cripps 50th – booking form and programme now available
A fantastic programme of activities has now been unveiled to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the University’s Cripps Hall of Residence this summer......more

19 March 2009 - University’s Talent on Tour reaches the States
Following their success in the UK, the Talent on Tour roadshow lands in New York and Washington DC next month......more

19 March 2009 - Alumni Noticeboard
Looking for a friend? Done something you’re proud of? In the early stages of organising a reunion? Why not reach your former friends and colleagues from  University days via our new e-noticeboard......more

18 March 2009 - London roadshow another runaway success
Following the success of the Nottingham event, the University of Nottingham Talent Roadshow in London was yet another sell-out success......more

18 March 2009 - Home-grown Olympians come home
Nottingham’s Olympians returned to familiar territory when they visited The University of Nottingham......more
17 March 2009 - Victory at last in the Varisty challenge as ice hockey strengthens its grip on Nottingham
The University of Nottingham Ice Hockey team enjoyed an emphatic 6-1 win over rivals Nottingham Trent, ending a four year drought of defeats in front of a noisy sell-out crowd......more

17 March 2009 - Tim at the Palace
Nottingham alumnus and Olympic gold and bronze medallist Tim Brabants has received his MBE from Her Majesty The Queen at Buckingham Palace......more

16 March 2009 - Royal Opening Ceremony for Jubilee Campus Phase II
His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO visited The University of Nottingham on March 11 to officially open the newly-expanded Jubilee Campus......more

13 March 2009 - Mike Loved picking his nose
The man in charge of red nose production for Comic Relief 2009 . . . is a University of Nottingham graduate......more

13 March 2009 - The Officer Training Corps - a Royal Centenary
Officer cadets from across the East Midlands joined His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO on March 11 to mark a special centenary......more

12 March 2009 - Archaeologist joins call to save unique Roman Villa
An archaeologist at The University of Nottingham has joined the fight to protect the site of a unique Roman villa......more

11 March 2009 - Material success and social failure?
It is common knowledge that in rich societies the poor have shorter lives and suffer more from almost every social problem......more

9 March 2009 - Prestigious European Research Council Advanced Grant Award in Chemistry
A major new grant of €2.5M will support ground-breaking research in energy and sustainability at The University of Nottingham......more

6 March 2009 - Nottingham to host prestigious tennis event
The City of Nottingham will play host this summer to a prestigious sporting event, The Nottingham Tennis Masters......more

5 March 2009 - Overwhelming response to the new series of the University’s Talent Roadshows
Around 150 people came to the latest in the series of The University of Nottingham’s Talent Roadshows, which took place at a unique home venue......more

4 March 2009 - DH Lawrence’s wife inspires a new play in Pittsburgh
A reunion meeting between DH Lawrence’s wife and her estranged son Montague, is the subject of a new play currently being staged by Point Park University’s professional theatre company, The REP, in Pittsburgh, USA......more

3 March 2009 - New Speaker’s Corner for Nottingham
The Secretary of State for Justice Jack Straw has opened a Nottingham's new 'Speaker's Corner' in February......more

2 March 2009 - Study targets smoking 'hot spot'

Researchers from The University of Nottingham are taking to the streets of Aspley in Nottingham to understand why smoking rates there are nearly twice the national average......more

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