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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 minimize harvest loss

New techniques to improve the shelf life of our food could help minimize 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

Executive pursuing MBA presents impact report on annual arts festival to Prime Minister of Malaysia

Executive pursuing MBA presents impact report on annual arts festival to Prime Minister of Malaysia
Description
Executive pursuing MBA presents impact report on annual arts festival to Prime Minister of Malaysia The University of Nottingham Malaysia's Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme participant Yap Far Loon presented an impact report on the DiverseCity KL International Arts Festival (KLIAF) – the outcome of the research project component of the MBA course – to the Prime Minister of Malaysia
Date:
24/04/2018

Celebrating a thriving global university with a visionary future

Celebrating a thriving global university with a visionary future
Description
Events around the world are set to mark the international impact of the University of Nottingham Malaysia.Recognised globally for delivering the very best of a British Education in Malaysia, the University is pioneering research to; improve healthcare, provide sustainable methods of food production, and protect our environment. Through international collaboration this research is now having a real impact on the people of Malaysia, and beyond.
Date:
23/04/2018

Business student wins UN-organised young entrepreneurs' challenge in Hong Kong

Business student wins UN-organised young entrepreneurs' challenge in Hong Kong
Description
Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) Malaysia undergraduate Kevin Kana Jacques was part of a team that won the Sustainable Innovative Young Entrepreneurs Challenge at a Youth Dialogue organised by the Government of Hong Kong (Cyberport), the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and the UNESCO Hong Kong Association.
Date:
05/04/2018

University of Nottingham Malaysia appoints Chief Marketing Officer

University of Nottingham Malaysia appoints Chief Marketing Officer
Description
The University of Nottingham Malaysia has appointed Diana Chee as its Chief Marketing Officer, a role she assumes immediately. As the head of marketing at the University, she will spearhead the teams handling student recruitment and supporting the Corporate Marketing and International Office departments.
Date:
04/04/2018
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