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Nottingham students win HSBC Malaysia Business Case Competition for the second time

Nottingham students win HSBC Malaysia Business Case Competition for the second time
Description
A team of students from University of Nottingham Malaysia won the HSBC Malaysia Business Case Competition for the second time, having won the competition in 2015. The teams were also First Runners-Up in 2016 and 2014.
Date:
13/07/2018

Malaysia Campus second time overall winner of Games

Malaysia Campus second time overall winner of Games
Description
University of Nottingham Malaysia won the 10th Nottingham Tri Campus Games hosted by the University of Nottingham UK held from June 25 to 29, making it a second time win following the previous victory in 2015 in the UK.
Date:
02/07/2018

Nottingham graduate to present African version of CBBC

Nottingham graduate to present African version of CBBC
Description
An alumnus from the University of Nottingham is set to present the BBC's first children's television programme for Africa.
Date:
27/06/2018

University of Nottingham climbs up the QS World University Rankings

University of Nottingham climbs up the QS World University Rankings
Description
A truly rounded university experience has been credited for the University of Nottingham consolidating its position among the top 100 universities in the world. According to the 2019 QS World University Rankings the University of Nottingham has climbed two places to be ranked 82nd in the world and is 15th out of just 76 UK universities included in the table.
Date:
06/06/2018

Plants are new weapon in fight against Dengue

Plants are new weapon in fight against Dengue
Description
Scientists have discovered a way to create disease fighting proteins from tobacco plants which could lead to the development of a vaccine for Dengue Fever.
Date:
28/05/2018

Improving drug treatments with natural products

Improving drug treatments with natural products
Description
Turmeric, shrimp shells, beeswax and cocoa butter are being used to improve the effectiveness of drugs and reduce side effects when treating a range of diseases including cancer and diabetes.
Date:
24/05/2018

Rare plant compounds could hold key to treating resistant hypertension

Rare plant compounds could hold key to treating resistant hypertension
Description
Researchers have discovered new natural compounds in a fig plant species native to Malaysia that could lead to improved treatment for resistant hypertension.Dr Kuan Hon Lim and his team from the University of Nottingham Malaysia have isolated a new class of natural compounds from a local fig plant species that induce vasodilation in aorta tissue, meaning the compounds have the ability to dilate the aorta blood vessels.
Date:
21/05/2018

Zero-waste palm oil industry on the horizon with new technology

Zero-waste palm oil industry on the horizon with new technology
Description
Engineers at The University of Nottingham Malaysia have developed new technology to help the global palm oil processing industry reduce CO2 emissions and create renewable energy from its waste.
Date:
17/05/2018

New techniques to improve the shelf life of our food could help minimise harvest loss

New techniques to improve the shelf life of our food could help minimise harvest loss
Description
A new technique to dry cocoa beans, fruits, herbs and edible birds nests is helping to improve quality and increase the shelf life of our food. Retaining the quality of food from field to fork is a challenge for the food industry but researchers from the University of Nottingham Malaysia have developed new ways to preserve products without compromising on look and taste.
Date:
14/05/2018

Early warning tool for breast cancer prediction tool in South East Asian women

Early warning tool for breast cancer prediction tool in South East Asian women
Description
A researcher at the University of Nottingham Malaysia is collaborating with scientists at Cancer Research Malaysia, Singapore and the United Kingdom to develop a new early warning tool that could help to predict which women in South East Asia are most at risk of developing breast cancer.
Date:
07/05/2018

Turning papaya leaf into a cure for dengue fever

Turning papaya leaf into a cure for dengue fever
Description
A traditional herbal remedy for the dangerous tropical disease 'dengue fever' could be turned into a pill to treat patients thanks to groundbreaking research by scientists at the University of Nottingham Malaysia.
Date:
30/04/2018

The University of Nottingham appoints new Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor

The University of Nottingham appoints new Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Description
Professor Andy Long will become the new Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC) of the University of Nottingham, from 1 July 2018. As DVC Professor Long will lead operational planning and academic resources across the University and support the Vice-Chancellor in providing strategic leadership for the University.
Date:
27/04/2018
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