February 2015

Cell manipulation could lead to the better treatment of disease

A new laboratory tool which will allow scientists to build and move microscopic cells could lead to the development of better treatments for disease.

Pollution is driving force behind growth of nuisance algal scums, study finds

Potentially toxic microbes which pose a threat to our drinking water have undergone a dramatic population explosion over the last 200 years as a result of pollution, research involving experts from The University of Nottingham has found.

Reducing our carbon footprint one step at a time

The University of Nottingham is living up to its accolade of being the world's most sustainable University and has been awarded funding to push ahead with several carbon reduction investments.

A new bright light source to speed up cancer diagnosis

A new finding in engineering could signal a breakthrough in the treatment of cancer by speeding up the detection of cancerous cells.

Gearing up to tackle dementia

A team of volunteers from The University of Nottingham are once again getting on their bikes to raise money for charity.

Joining forces with the British Library to offer a free online course

The University of Nottingham and the British Library have joined forces to create a free online course looking at how propaganda and ideology fit in to everyday life.

Some antidepressants may be linked with higher rates of suicide and self-harm, research finds

Research led by academics at The University of Nottingham has suggested that some types of antidepressants may be associated with an increase in suicide and self-harm in people aged 20 to 64 suffering from depression.

Preserving fertility among young cancer patients

Pioneering expert in oncofertility to give public lecture at the University's Sutton Bonington Campus.

Focusing on the success of others can make us selfish

Focusing on the success of others can make us selfish. New research suggests that successful cooperation in groups depends on how people gather information about their peers, and how they base their cooperative decisions on it. The broader implication of this research is that the type of information we use to make our decisions can affect our social decision making.

Light sensitive proteins could one day help mend our broken hearts

Stem cell therapy could one day improve our chances of mending a broken heart but scientists have to get new cells to beat in time with the rest of the heart.

Operation Graduate - fighting crime in Dunkirk and Lenton

Students living off-campus in Nottingham are already benefitting from greatly reduced crime rates in the last year thanks to the work of Nottinghamshire Police and The University of Nottingham.

New tools to breed cereal crops that survive flooding

Crop scientists have identified the mechanism used by plants in stress conditions to sense low oxygen levels and used advanced breeding techniques to reduce yield loss in barley in water-logged conditions.

National accreditation for Nottingham

A number of Schools in the Faculty of Social Science have been awarded a national affiliate status

The grandest views: exploring a unique Victorian 3-D model of the Lakes

A unique 'mathematically accurate' 3-D model of the Lake District which would have offered Victorian tourists their first bird's eye view of the region is being explored as part of a University of Nottingham research project.

Study sheds new light on aggressive cancer in children

A new study involving researchers at The University of Nottingham has revealed how children with an aggressive cancer predisposition syndrome experience a never before seen flood of mutations in their disease in just six months.

Out in Education – fighting homophobia in the classroom

Children and teenagers across the Midlands are being taught about lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans (LGBT) issues by Out in Education, a new group tackling homophobia in classrooms.
Displaying 1 to 16 of 16


Media Relations - External Relations

The University of Nottingham
YANG Fujia Building
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5798
email: pressoffice@nottingham.ac.uk