March 2016

Industrial scale plant breeding to develop sustainable varieties of wheat

Take the wild and distant relatives of bread wheat, transfer any agronomically important traits into modern varieties of wheat and distribute the newly created germplasm worldwide for international breeding programmes and scientific research.

New Pro Vice Chancellor for Global Engagement

The University Of Nottingham has appointed a new Pro-Vice Chancellor for Global Engagement.

New building brings new era in UK-China relations

A "golden era" in UK-China educational collaboration has been heralded at the opening of a new teaching building at The University of Nottingham, Ningbo.

Study compares risk of diabetes drugs and medical complications

A study led by academics at The University of Nottingham has compared diabetes drugs in their ability to control blood sugar levels and prevent serious complications.

Nottingham's rapid response to Zika virus

The University of Nottingham has received funding after responding to the Medical Research Council's call to arms to fast-track research into Zika virus.

Nottingham subjects are among the best in the world

The University of Nottingham features among the best in the world in a new ranking of individual subjects.

Tackling tuberculosis using crowd-sourced super computer

Computer crowd-sourced research project launched on World TB Day to help scientists better understand and overcome this deadly disease. Volunteer your spare computer resources today.

SSRI antidepressants not associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular conditions

Large patient data analysis indicates commonly used family of antidepressant drugs are not linked to increase risk of heart attacks and strokes in the under 65s.

Downing Street tribute in memory of Nottingham student

A charity set up in memory of a former University of Nottingham student has been recognised by the Prime Minster.

New research explores challenges to farm vet profession

Nottingham study warns farm vets must adapt expertise to a changing livestock market or risk de-professionalisation in the industry.

How 'salt' MRI scans could give a clearer picture of disease

MRI experts at The University of Nottingham win £1m grant to adapt scanning techniques to pick up sodium in the body. The research could lead to much more detailed MRI scans in the future with significant improvements to the diagnosis and treatment of many diseases.

Nearly half of women who stop smoking during pregnancy go back to smoking after the baby is born

A new study from The University of Nottingham shows that nearly half of women who managed to stay off cigarettes during pregnancy went back to smoking within six months of giving birth.

Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre welcomes parliamentary report into underfunding of biggest cancer killer among under 40s

Experts in children's brain tumours have today welcomed an historic parliamentary report which says funding for brain tumour research is inadequate in the UK and not given sufficient priority.

Free healthcare learning platform nominated for national award

A digital learning project which has been used 1.5 million people worldwide to help educate healthcare students, professionals and the public has been nominated for a Guardian University Award.

University award nomination for connecting businesses with the Arts

The University has been nominated for a Guardian University Award for an innovative project which helps Arts academics and businesses work together.

Solving the tinnitus enigma – world leading experts to share new research at Nottingham conference

Experts in tinnitus – ringing in the ears – are gathering in Nottingham next week for the first ever European research conference on the condition

Major breakthrough in new MRI scan technology for lung disease

New scanning technology which will give a much clearer picture of lung disease has taken a major step forward thanks to scientists at The University of Nottingham.

Society can have a strong influence on how honest we are, says a new study

The societies we live in can have a direct influence on how dishonest people may be, according to a new study from The University of Nottingham.

Links between money and happiness uncovered

Changes in income do not affect most peoples' happiness, most of the time, according to a new study carried out in collaboration with The University of Nottingham.

Improving modern vaccines - sugar polymer tails wag the protein dog

Macromolecular Hydrodynamics helping to develop improved and more stable vaccines.

Thrashings are killing ODIs, Cricket World Cup organisers are warned

A new study from The University of Nottingham has cast fresh doubt on the future of One-Day International cricket by revealing the key drivers behind spectators' dwindling enthusiasm for the format.

Clinical trial confirms safety of inducing first time mothers aged 35 and over

A large clinical trial to assess the benefits or otherwise of inducing labour in pregnant women of 35 years or older has found there was no significant effect on the rate of caesarean sections and no adverse effect on the mother and newborn baby.

Using old drugs to treat new viruses

New research has shown that a group of drugs commonly used as anaesthetics or for treating depression may be used to defeat viruses.

Agricultural fertiliser could pose risk to human fertility, sheep study finds

Eating meat from animals grazed on land treated with commonly-used agricultural fertilisers might have serious implications for pregnant women and the future reproductive health of their unborn children, according to new research.

Launch of UK's first Centre for Healthcare Technologies

The UK's first Centre for Healthcare Technologies was launched by The University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust on Monday 29 February 2016.
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