May 2015

Parental smoking puts nearly half a million UK children into poverty

Parental smoking puts nearly half a million UK children into poverty.

New evidence confirms link between newer contraceptive pills and higher blood clot risks

A study led by academics at The University of Nottingham provides new evidence to confirm the link between newer contraceptive pills and higher risk of serious blood clots.

Prestigious award recognises University's commitment to China

The University of Nottingham has won the prestigious Cathay Pacific Continued Commitment award for its work with China.

Nottingham leads on pharmacy education with China

The University of Nottingham and Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TUTCM) are launching the first UK-China joint pharmacy course, starting in September.

Paramedics to be recruited in new 'fast response' stroke trial

Clinical trial enlists help of paramedics to test efficacy of fast response blood pressure medication for stroke patients.

Prostate cancer — getting to the bones of the matter

Developing a better understanding of how prostate cancer spreads to the bones.

Exhibition puts natural world under the scientific lens

The natural world under scrutiny in exhibition of work by biological photography and imaging students.

Can a little loving kindness improve our mental health?

Research aims to discover if 'mindfulness' can improve the wellbeing and mental health of young people.

Study to discover babies' risk of becoming overweight

A new computer programme, developed at The University of Nottingham, could enable health visitors to spot which babies are more likely to become overweight later in life.

Nottingham University Executive MBA graduates achieve highest global salary increases

Business School rises up the Economist 2015 EMBA rankings globally.

Anaemia distorts regular method of diabetes diagnosis

Scientists from The University of Nottingham have found that the blood condition anaemia can lead to a false diagnosis of diabetes.

Research finds link between vitamin E and exposure to air pollution

A new study from The University of Nottingham and King's College London has found an association between the amount of vitamin E in the body, exposure to particulate pollution and lung function.

Taking wireless communication to the next level

Nottingham leads 3.4M Euro research into wireless chip to chip communication.

Project to promote greener cities wins global student challenge

A vision for the future in which motorists are persuaded to leave their cars behind and build greener cities one footstep at a time has picked up the top prize in a global competition for students.

Show us your BabyFace: researchers appeal for help from new parents

A new app launched by The University of Nottingham is offering parents of newborn infants the chance to play a crucial role in research that could save the lives of premature babies in the developing world.

Nottingham researchers join Royal Society of Chemistry's meritorious academics

Two chemists join the ranks of illustrious winners of the Royal Society of Chemistry's Corday-Morgan Awards.

£1.2m for studies to find out why maths is a struggle for many secondary school pupils

The University of Nottingham has received £1.2m in funding for two research projects examining ways that teachers can boost maths confidence and numeracy rates in UK secondary schools.
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