University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham first opened it doors as a civic college in 1881. It then went on to acquire a Royal Charter and confers degrees in medicine, nursing, and other undergraduate and graduate degrees. In 1999, the University of Nottingham launched a campus in China. The University of Nottingham has well over 33,000 students. Noteworthy is its pioneering work on Magnetic Resonance Imaging, that resulted in Sir Peter Mansfield being awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology and the work on transgenic tomatoes by Professor Grierson. The University of Nottingham utilizes a powerful supercomputer on its campus Research information and newsworthy information is available on-line.

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Preserving a world favourite flavor

( -- It’s one of the world’s two best-loved flavors and demand for it is increasing all the time but now its future in the global food industry could be more secure, thanks to research at The University ...

dateApr 15, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Keeping soft fruit 'fur-free' for longer

A new way of improving the shelf life of soft fruit like strawberries and raspberries is being pioneered by researchers at the University of Nottingham.Millions of tons of soft fruit go to waste each year through mold developing ...

dateMar 03, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Exploring religion, youth and sexuality

Sexuality and religion are generally considered uncomfortable bedfellows. Now, for the first time, a team of researchers from Nottingham have carried out a detailed study around these issues and how they affect and influence ...

dateFeb 28, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Mobile phones 'to revolutionise news coverage'

Mobile phones are set to dramatically shake up the global news industry, as cellphones increasingly become a basic consumer essential and users upgrade their handsets with greater frequency.

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Other
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Searching for the ultimate blue cheese

It’s the champagne of the cheese world and the gastronomic pride of the East Midlands but now blue cheeses like Stilton are literally under the microscope in a quest for the best possible quality.

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Other
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