UK Universities

Major genetic study identifies 12 new genetic variants for ovarian cancer

Published today in the journal <i>Nature Genetics</i>, the findings are the result of work by the OncoArray Consortium, a huge endeavour led by scientists in …

Cancer

Exciting blend of books make prize list | The University of Edinburgh

A fascinating blend of books telling stories that cross cultural divides forms the shortlist of Britain’s oldest book awards.<p>Contenders for the James …

Edinburgh

Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit - Fragment of the month

‘Destroy the life of N.N.!’: A magical recipe: T-S AS 162.51<p>Cropped section from T-S AS 162.51 recto<p>‘Take a plate of lead and write on it in the …

College & University

Museums and Virtual Reality: VR in the Grant Museum

For those of us who had the opportunity to work with Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR and AR), 2016 was a most exciting year. Notably, a range of …

Virtual Reality

Major breakthrough in the manufacture of red blood cells

Researchers have generated the first immortalised cell lines which allow more efficient manufacture of red blood cells. The team, from the University …

Medicine

Study into who is least afraid of death | University of Oxford

Religion has long been thought to be a solution to the problem of death. Notions of an afterlife are nearly universal, though there is great …

Psychology

Persian New Year: The Shrine Carpets of Mashhad

What : Special Events<p>When : Thursday 6 April, 19.00 – 21.00<p>Where : The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre<p>SPECIAL EVENT: One of the world’s finest …

College & University

12th International Conference on the Environmental Effects of Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials

12th International Conference on the Environmental Effects of Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials (ICEENN 2017)<p><b>3-6 September 2017</b><b><br>Old Ikon Gallery,</b> …

Birmingham, UK

#BeastsofUoN Photographic Competition

Passionate about the University of Nottingham’s campuses? Like the #BeastsofUoN? Enjoy taking pictures? Then this is the competition for you!<p>We want …

Moderate drinking linked to lower risk of some – but not all – heart conditions

The finding that moderate drinking is not universally associated with a lower risk of all cardiovascular conditions suggests a more nuanced approach …

Longevity

Tobias Kley

I am currently a Postdoctoral Research Officer in the Department of Statistics at the London School of Economics.<p>Research<p>My research interests are …

Data Science

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College & University

Publications

Preprints<p>Regress-Later Monte Carlo for optimal inventory control with applications in energy (with Alessandro Balata), 2017<br>Available at arXiv: …

arXiv

Leading by example, with lecture capture

<b>Do you use lecture capture in your teaching?</b><p>Margaret Carran, Senior Lecturer at City Law School and Deputy Associate Dean (Education) does, and she’s …

College & University

A year of iRecording

The iRecord website, supported by a range of apps, makes it easier than ever for wildlife sightings to be recorded by enthusiasts, checked by experts …

College & University

New research highlights the growing importance of higher education staff being capable of delivering technology-enhanced learning experience for students.

A survey of 1,000 16-24 year olds, commissioned by Jisc, found that three quarters (75%) of higher education students surveyed believe that, having …

Higher Education

University buildings shortlisted for regional awards - The News Room

March 22, 2017, by Liz Cass<p>Two University of Nottingham buildings have been shortlisted for architectural awards.<p><i>HRH The Duke of York officially</i> …

Construction

Take part in our travel survey and win prizes

Tell us about your journeys to campus and be in with the chance of winning a £50 gift card!<p>The University has launched its staff and student travel …

85% of further education (FE) students think an activity tracking app for learning and teaching would be helpful, finds our new survey.

Creative Commons attribution information<p>Further findings show that 80% of FE students would be happy to have their learning data collected if it …

Education

Love Local Nottingham Business Fair – Campus News

• <b>Start Date:</b> March 23, 2017 at 10:00 am• <b><br>End Date:</b> March 23, 2017 at 3:00 pm• <b><br>Location:</b> C Floor, Portland Building, University Park• <b><br>Ticket Price:</b> 0.00<p>The …

Do you really want a workforce of critical thinkers?

<b>Is having a workforce full of critical thinkers an impossible dream – or a nightmare to be avoided?</b><p>Most MBA programmes promise their prospective …

Critical Thinking

If you get sexually assaulted, most universities won't take it as a reason to miss your exams

As few as four UK universities are believed to regard sexual assault as an extenuating circumstance that could impact on students’ work, it has been …

UK News

Government Will Force UK Universities to Defend Free Speech

British universities will be forced to defend freedom of speech on campus under new plans devised by the Government.<p>Institutions – many under fire …

Higher Education

Teachers must ditch 'neuromyth' of learning styles, say scientists

Five UCL academics are among the researchers who co-signed a letter arguing there is no evidence backing teaching methods based on individual …

College & University

Managing Teams

Managing your team can be challenging but also highly rewarding. This topic covers all the key aspects of team management, from building and …

College & University

Infections during pregnancy may interfere with key genes associated with autism and prenatal brain development

In a study published today in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, researchers at the University of Cyprus, University of Cambridge, University of …

Biology

Scientists look to AI for help in peer review

Peer review is a cornerstone of the scientific publishing process but could artificial intelligence help with the process? Computer scientists from …

Research

Cooling to absolute zero mathematically outlawed after a century

In a new study, Dr Lluís Masanes and Professor Jonathan Oppenheim (UCL Physics & Astronomy) have proven the third law of thermodynamics, finding that …

College & University

Revealed

The audience of an event at this year’s Cambridge Science Festival found themselves staring into the face of a fellow Cambridge resident – one who …

Ancient History

Brexit Threatens A Perfect Storm For UK Universities

Like more than 80% of academics and a substantial majority of young people who will be most affected by Brexit, I voted to remain in the European Union.<p>British Universities have always been considered the global gold standard for quality but Brexit, in combination with reduced government funding, …

Higher Education