University of Nottingham

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Physics - Mar 18
A new fingerprint technique capable of producing high-resolution images from the most challenging of metal surfaces, including knives and firearms - is already attracting interest from detectives working on cold cases. Experts at the University of Nottingham in collaboration with the University of Derby , are using highly sensitive, non-destructive Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectroscopy (ToF-SIMS) to develop high resolution fingerprint images from surfaces conventional fingerprint imaging fails to pick up at all.
Pharmacology - Mar 18

A substance from a fungus that infects caterpillars could offer new treatment hope for sufferers of osteoarthritis according to new research. Cordycepin is an active compound isolated from the caterpillar fungus Cordyceps militaris and has proved to be effective in treating osteoarthritis by blocking inflammation in a new way, through reducing a process called polyadenylation.

Business - Mar 14

More needs to be done to tackle modern slavery in supply chains in Brazil - one of the world's biggest suppliers of beef and an important source of timber.

Electroengineering - Mar 6

A new green technology to generate electricity from discarded cocoa pod husks is set to benefit African farming communities currently with little or no access to grid power. The project, led by the University of Nottingham, aims to spawn an entirely new bio-fuel industry that would also improve socio-economic stability for cocoa producers in rural Ghana.

Business - Mar 5

Experts from the Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham are hosting a free workshop to highlight the risks of modern slavery within the hotel sector. The half-day workshop is aimed at hotel managers and labour recruitment agencies in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire and aims to help them understand the risk of modern slavery within the sector and ways to identify and manage it.

Environment - Mar 4

New research by scientists at the University of Nottingham suggests that environmental contaminants found in the home and diet have the same adverse effects on male fertility in both humans and in domestic dogs.

Life Sciences - Mar 15

Students and staff from the University of Nottingham swapped their lab coats for aprons and rose to the annual charity bake off challenge this week, producing a variety of unusual and creative cakes with an animal theme.

Innovation - Mar 13

Derek Robert McAuley , Professor of Digital Economy in the School of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham , has played a key role in an independent review of digital competition in the UK, published today Wednesday 13 March 2019.

Innovation - Mar 5

The University of Nottingham's contribution to business, research and the local community has been hailed as something to aspire to during a ministerial visit. Minister of State for Universities.

History - Mar 4

Borrow Bread, Dear Bought and Purgatory are just some of the dark names given to fields across history by angry farmers frustrated with poor crops, according to a newly published dictionary of field-names.

Administration - Mar 4

A month of activities is set to celebrate inspirational women at the University of Nottingham. As the countdown to International Women's Day 2019 #BalanceForBetter begins the University has started to showcase the incredible talent, skills and contribution women are making every day.

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