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Food Innovation Centre supports Kitchen Prep UK to deliver healthy ready meals

A new enterprise offering nutritionally balanced pre-prepared meals for key workers and others has been launched with the support of experts at the Food Innovation Centre at the University of Nottingham.

Study will examine extent of pollutants left by abandoned lead mines

Experts at the University of Nottingham will look at the extent of pollution in and around abandoned lead mines in Wales, and what impact this could be having on the health of both wild and farmed animals in the mine locality.

Festival of Science and Curiosity back for seventh year

The Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity is back with renewed vigour for all things scientific and curiosity-inspiring and with a programme brimming with activities for all the family across the county.

Untold stories of bear bones, sound postcards and a giant clarinet

The bones of ancient bears, sound postcards and a giant clarinet are among the unusual characters in a new interactive experience for visitors to the shores of Highfields Boating Lake at the University of Nottingham.

University of Nottingham Physicist wins prestigious award

Professor Matthew Brookes has been recognised for his revolutionary work in brain imaging, with a Physical Sciences & Engineering Laureate award from the the Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences.

Researchers awarded funding to help farmers tackle climate change

Researchers have been awarded funding to help UK farming transition to net zero and become more sustainable.

Holocaust and Sudan exhibitions shed new light on war photography

A major exhibition that gives visitors the chance to literally step into a photograph from the Holocaust using virtual reality technology is opening at Lakeside Arts on University Park in Nottingham.

Golden Globe actor Ruth Wilson champions the arts at Nottingham

The celebrated British actor, producer and University of Nottingham alumna Ruth Wilson is backing a new national campaign to showcase the enormous impact of the arts on society and the economy.

Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam to become Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Medicine & Health Sciences

Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam will become the University of Nottingham’s next Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences. He will take up the Executive Board-level role on his return to the University when he steps down as the Deputy Chief Medical Officer (DCMO) for Health Protection in England.

Stress associated with an increased risk of getting Covid-19, study finds

A new study has found that people who experienced increased stress, anxiety and depression at the start of the pandemic, were at greater risk of getting Covid-19.
The research, published in Annals of Behavioral Medicine, found that greater psychological distress during the early phase of the pandemic was significantly associated with participants later reporting SARS-CoV-2 infection, a greater number of symptoms and also more severe symptoms.

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