Press releases

Landmark group B Strep testing trial in pregnant women begins

A major clinical trial has started which aims to improve the prevention of potentially life-threatening infection caused by group B Streptococcus in newborn babies in the UK.

University reinforces commitment to action on climate

The University of Nottingham has reinforced its dedication to tackling climate change ahead of COP26 with commitments to reduce emissions, improve environmental sustainability and support Nottingham’s aims to be a net zero carbon city.

New Galaxy images reveal a fitful start to the Universe

New images have revealed detailed clues about how the first stars and structures were formed in the Universe and suggest the formation of the Galaxy got off to a fitful start.

Tackling the ‘Moothane’ problem – cutting greenhouse gas from livestock

A new collaboration between scientists, engineers, industry and farming experts hopes to demonstrate how clever technology can reduce the powerful greenhouse gases released by livestock to help agriculture reach carbon emissions targets.

Scientists gain new understanding of how brain cells talk

Which could help in the treatment of mental health conditions and memory diseases
Experts from the University of Nottingham have discovered that reversing the modification of molecular messages at synapses in the human brain, may contribute to reversible mental health conditions such as anxiety, and memory diseases such as dementia.

BAE Systems welcomes University of Nottingham as latest strategic academic partner

The University of Nottingham and BAE Systems have formalised a strategic partnership which will see the organisations collaborate on developing new and innovative digital manufacturing technologies.

Future of immersive performance showcased in new creative festival

New ways of using the latest digital technology to engage and immerse audiences in performance events such as dance and theatre are being unveiled in an arts festival with a difference in Nottingham this November.

New research reveals history of anti-apartheid activism in Nottinghamshire

Untold stories of how people in Nottinghamshire rallied to protest the racist regime of apartheid in South Africa have come to light thanks to new research by historians at the University of Nottingham.

University of Nottingham partners with Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority to deliver staff training to spot labour exploitation

Staff at the University of Nottingham are to receive training from the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) to help them spot signs of modern slavery and labour exploitation.

Rio Tinto partners with University of Nottingham to target low-carbon steel production with new technology

Rio Tinto is working with University of Nottingham to advance an innovative new technology to deliver low-carbon steel, using sustainable biomass in place of coking coal in the steelmaking process, in a potentially cost-effective option to cut industry carbon emissions.

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