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August 2012

31 August 2012 - East Midlands designed health sensor could be a lifesaver for miners
A chance discussion between a Professor at The University of Nottingham and the managing director of a Derby company has resulted in the development of a revolutionary new technology which could help save lives in the mining industry......more

31 August 2012 - Varsity Rugby stars win professional contracts
Ahead of their 2012 RFU Championship opener tonight, Nottingham Rugby Football Club has added two new recruits from The University of Nottingham Rugby Club......more

30 August 2012 - Looking into the dark — Nottingham scientists on satellite mission
Scientists at The University of Nottingham are among a global collaboration of astronomers who are on a mission to build a satellite that will help to unlock the mysteries of the ‘dark universe’......more

29 August 2012 - University of Nottingham computer program helps Asian students understand regional accents
Researchers at The University of Nottingham have developed a unique computer program that helps Asian students to improve their understanding of accented English speech in noisy environments......more

28 August 2012 - University of Nottingham to play key role in European solar energy technology project
The University of Nottingham has joined a 10 million euro project to develop cost effective, solar generated electricity......more

28 August 2012 - Honorary Doctorate for former Nottingham Lord Mayor Des
Desmond (Des) Wilson, who became Nottingham’s first black mayor 10 years ago and was one of few councillors to serve as Mayor twice, has been awarded the honorary degree Doctor of Laws by The University of Nottingham......more

24 August 2012 - University expertise used to help deaf children learn
While cochlear implants have been giving deaf people the gift of hearing for over 20 years, training to help teachers, parents and carers of children with the devices has been neglected......more

23 August 2012 - Multi-million pound centre to transform nurse training in Derby
Student nurses coming to Derby to study are set to benefit from state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities at a new multi-million pound education centre......more

23 August 2012 - An unrivalled decade of success for University Park’s green spaces
The University of Nottingham has been awarded a record-breaking 10th consecutive Green Flag Award......more

22 August 2012 - Nottingham is a key partner in UK’s new £13m carbon capture centre
The University of Nottingham is a key part of a new research centre that will help to tackle climate change......more

21 August 2012 - Fighting bacteria’s strength in numbers
Scientists at The University of Nottingham have opened the way for more accurate research into new ways to fight dangerous bacterial infections by proving a long-held theory about how bacteria communicate with each other......more

21 August 2012 - Nottingham researchers lead world’s largest study into pre-eclampsia

Researchers from The University of Nottingham are leading the largest ever international research project into the genetics of the potentially fatal condition pre-eclampsia......more

20 August 2012 -Knowing the Score-Stove™- revolutionary sound-powered stove tested on the ground
A revolutionary sound-powered stove and electrical generator is currently being tested in the conditions it was designed for — rural villages in Nepal and Bangladesh......more

16 August 2012 - MRI Scanner head for CERN
One of the original MRI scanners, which helped pioneer research into neuroscience and physiology at The University of Nottingham, is heading for a new life at CERN......more

15 August 2012 - East Midlands mobility devices get disabled Ugandans back on their feet
Discarded mobility equipment from the East Midlands is helping to transform the lives of hundreds of disabled people in one of Africa's poorest countries......more

14 August 2012-
University of Nottingham agrees £1 million research collaboration with Chinese car giant
The University of Nottingham has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with FAW, one of China’s biggest vehicle manufacturers, to undertake research into low carbon technologies. ......more

13 August 2012 -
A golden summer
University of Nottingham graduates have enjoyed their most successful ever Olympic Games bagging two golds, two silver and a bronze medal at London 2012. ......more

10 August 2012 - An inspirational night to celebrate sport at the University of Nottingham
University of Nottingham alumni athletes, games makers and torch bearers celebrated sporting achievement at a packed Nottingham 2012 reception last night. ......more

8 August 2012 - University of Nottingham opens a new UK-Chinese Geospatial Centre
A new jointly operated centre for Sino-UK Geospatial Engineering has been opened at The University of Nottingham.  ......more

6 August 2012 - First major scientific study into rare inflammatory skin condition
Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a rare, disfiguring and very painful skin condition which affects around 360 people each year in the UK. ......more

3 August 2012 - Four University of Nottingham alumni medals in just one day
An astonishing day at the London 2012 Olympics saw four University of Nottingham graduates win medals. ......more

3 August 2012 - HeadSmart campaign shows success within one year
A campaign involving University of Nottingham experts that aims to reduce the time it takes doctors to diagnose a brain tumour in children and young people is showing positive results within the first year of its launch. ......more


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