Nottingham Trent University is a public university in Nottingham, England. It was founded as a new university in 1992 from Trent Polytechnic . Its roots go back to 1843 with the establishment of the Nottingham Government School of Design which still exists within the university today. It is one of the largest universities in the UK with around 28,000 students split over three different campuses.Nottingham Trent University was ranked in the number 700 and above category in the world by the QS World University Rankings. In 2008 The Complete University Guide named Nottingham Trent the "top post-1992 University" in the country. The university has "one of the best employability records of any university in England and Wales". It maintains close ties to over 6,000 businesses and 94% of students progress to full-time employment or further education within six months of graduating.The Guardian calls Nottingham Trent "the most environmentally friendly university in the country".In 2009 it was awarded the title of "the most environmentally friendly university in the UK", by The People & Planet Green League . Also since 2009, 100% of the university's electricity has been generated by renewable sources.The university has a strong research arm with, in 2008, 74% of the university's research considered of "international status" and "an impressive 8% ranked as world-leading". Wikipedia.
Nottingham Trent University and Cranfield University | Date: 2014-01-02
Nottingham Trent University | Date: 2013-06-21
Nottingham Trent University | Date: 2013-03-15
The invention relates to methods of forming coated metal oxide particles, suspensions of such coated particles, particles comprising functionalised surface coatings and to fortification of food crops with coated metal oxide particles. Embodiments disclosed include a method of fortifying a food crop with a trace element, the method comprising growing the food crop in a growth medium comprising the trace element in the form of metal oxide particles coated with an organic compound, and a food crop fortified with a trace element in the form of metal oxide particles. Also disclosed is a method of forming coated particles, the method comprising: providing a first quantity of metal oxide particles; providing a second quantity of a coating material comprising an organic compound; and mechanically mixing the metal oxide particles with the coating material in a dry mixing process to provide a mixture comprising the metal oxide particles coated with the organic compound.
Nottingham Trent University | Date: 2013-03-27
The application describes a method of screening for breast cancer by testing fro the amount of HAGE (Helicase antigen) in a sample of breast tissue. Methods of prognosis of samples of breast cancer tumours are also provided. HAGE+ ER (estrogen receptor-) cancers are indicated as being amenable to chemotherapy. Methods of treating breast cancers with HAGE-specific CTA antigen or HAGE-specific antibodies are also provided.
Nottingham Trent University | Date: 2012-08-08
A thin film comprising a layer of dielectric material having electrically conductive inclusions, wherein the thin film has a first reflectivity due to surface plasmon resonance, and wherein the thin film is configured to provide one or more selected regions having a second reflectivity due to surface plasmon resonance.