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First ever UK ‘ghost driver’ study using visual displays to communicate with pedestrians completes in Nottingham

A novel study undertaken by the University of Nottingham has found that, in the absence of someone in the driving seat, pedestrians trust certain visual prompts more than others when deciding whether to cross in front of an autonomous car.

Call out to East Midlands businesses to explore partnerships with the University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is putting the call out to businesses in the region to join its annual business conference on Friday 16 June.

Food entrepreneurs of the future given a helping hand by Food Innovation Centre

Two groups of student food entrepreneurs from the University of Nottingham have won through to the UK final of the annual Ecotrophelia competition which turns the spotlight on eco-innovative food products.

Nottingham researcher selected to present at British Science Festival

A University of Nottingham researcher has been awarded a lecture at the internationally renowned British Science Festival.

New study reveals way to predict side-effect risk from common immune suppressant medication

A major new study has found a method to identify people who may experience blood, kidney, or liver related side-effects from methotrexate, the most commonly used immune-suppressing medicine with 1.3 million users in the UK.

Brain imaging is on the move with wearable scanning development

New research has demonstrated, for the first time, that a wearable brain scanner can measure brain function whilst people are standing and walking around. This breakthrough could help better understand and diagnose a range of neurological problems that affect movement, including Parkinson’s Disease, stroke and concussion.

‘Harsh reality’ for children in police custody detailed in new study

Guidance for police dealing with children in custody must be overhauled, a new study has concluded, where for the first time in England and Wales, researchers engaged with child suspects while they were detained in police custody.

Two common drugs could be used to minimise side-effects of stroke linked to dementia, study finds

Two common and cheap drugs could be used to treat a type of stroke that affects at least 35,000 people in the UK each year, a new study shows.

New partnership to develop sustainable polymers for a clean future

A new partnership between the University of Nottingham, Croda International Plc and the University of York has been launched today to develop novel, sustainable polymers for liquid formulations.

The safety of GP prescribing in England was not adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic

The safety of GP prescribing in England was not adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new study

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