Press releases

Forced marriage support hub launched during Learning Disability Week

A website to support people who are vulnerable to forced marriage has been launched by the University of Nottingham today, during Learning Disability Week (14 - 20 June 2021).

Nottingham’s rebellion history revealed as new-look Castle reopens

As Nottingham Castle prepares to reopen after its long period of refurbishment, a University of Nottingham historian gives his behind-the-scenes account of his work as Curator of the new Rebellion Gallery.

Rise in violence and sexual exploitation against children and young people ‘linked to County Lines’

New research into the criminal exploitation of children has revealed an increase in self-harm and suicide attempts among children and young people admitted into hospital with clear links to County Lines in the illegal drugs trade.

Landmark change to blood donation eligibility rules on today’s World Blood Donor Day

New eligibility rules that will allow more men who have sex with men to donate blood, platelets and plasma come into effect this week, marking an historic move to make blood donation more inclusive while keeping blood just as safe.

Double birthday honours for University of Nottingham medics

A leading expert in dermatology and an internationally recognised children’s nursing trailblazer from the University of Nottingham, have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Rights Lab Professor Sir Bernard Silverman appointed as chair of UK Geospatial Commission

Sir Bernard Silverman, Professor of Modern Slavery Statistics in the Rights Lab and School of Politics and International Relations, has been appointed as the UK Geospatial Commission’s new chair.

The Ancient Greek vase claiming EURO 2020 glory

Football fans watching the long-awaited UEFA European Championship 2020 should raise a glass to an ancient Greek artist who is the unsung hero behind the trophy that will be held aloft by the glorious winners.

New way to 3D-print custom medical devices to boost performance and bacterial resistance

Using a new 3D printing process, University of Nottingham researchers have discovered how to tailor-make artificial body parts and other medical devices with built-in functionality that offers better shape and durability, while cutting the risk of bacterial infection at the same time.

Nottingham expert wins award for work replacing the use of animals in research

An expert from the University of Nottingham has received a prestigious award for her work in advancing cancer research, while reducing the need for animal testing.

Food Innovation Centre highlights the issue of food waste

One third of all food produced globally ends up as waste, which equates to millions of tonnes of food wasted around the world every year.

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