Dedication makes all the difference

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Last Saturday we held our third annual runNTU event on the Clifton campus at Nottingham Trent. The start and finish line was a stone’s throw from the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre .

On your marks, get set

runNTU – Top tips

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7 tips for doing a 5K run
Before running the runNTU in 2012 I had never taken part in a sponsored sporting event of any kind, but, after the run I felt so great and it was such an enjoyable day that I had no second thoughts about signing up again for

A Night in the West End

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In the cause of cracking the cancer code, Nottingham Trent University staged a memorable fund-raising concert featuring around 200 performers.

Photo by David Baird (www.david-baird.co.uk)

Magical Musical Moments

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The NTU Choir teamed up with the London Philharmonic Orchestra to present a  musical extravaganza recently.  Along with West End Star Kerry Ellis they gave the audience at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham a Night in the West End.

Cancer research centre in funds plea

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Help raise funds for Nottingham Trent University’s cancer centre

A MAJOR fundraising drive has been launched for a Nottingham cancer research centre.

Cakes 1 in 3 day 2014

1 in 3 Day – Fun & Frolics

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I love my job, I get to have fun as well as doing something worthwhile and rewarding. Today we had our annual 1 in 3 Day – this represents the rather scary statistic that at least one in three of us will develop some form of cancer in our lifetime.

Image: cogdogblog via Creative Commons/Flickr

Where did that two hours go?

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I have just spent two very enjoyable hours in the company of Rajiv Hasan, who works with Nottingham Hospitals Radio.

Let’s chat

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Tonight marks the start of the 2014 telephone campaign to Alumni of Nottingham Trent.

Radio GaGa

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Last Sunday I was a guest on BBC Radio Nottingham’s John Holmes show and spent an hour my life and career and the research we undertake at the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre.

Thousands of breast cancer sufferers carry ‘survival’ protein

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The Centre hit the news both online and in print in the Telegraph today; having discovered that around 60 per cent of women carry high levels of a protein known as ‘DACH1’ and are likely to survive even without aggressive treatment.

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