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Survivors of modern slavery have their voices heard in new collection

The world’s largest online archive of modern slavery survivor testimonies has been launched by experts from the Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham.

New research provides reassurance that the most common ADHD drug is not linked to psychotic symptoms

The most commonly prescribed ADHD drug methylphenidate does not increase the risk of psychotic episodes in patients, according to experts from the University of Nottingham.

Reality TV exposes young people to excessive tobacco and alcohol content

New research has found that reality TV programmes like Love Island, TOWIE and Geordie Shore have exposed children and young people to smoking and alcohol, partly because they’re available on catch-up outside the 9pm watershed.

Letting off steam at night: solving the mystery of night time water loss in plants

Plant scientists have been awarded funding to find out why wheat loses water during the night and develop new ways for growers to identify and develop plants that maintain yields under rising global temperatures.

Nottingham mum raises over £21,000 for research into children’s brain tumours

A Nottingham mother whose daughter died from an aggressive brain tumour last year, has raised over £21,000 for the University of Nottingham’s Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre.

€2m to boost cyber power behind wind energy production

The University of Nottingham is leading a €2m High Performance Computing (HPC) project to optimise the sustainable exploitation of wind power in both the European and Brazilian energy markets.

Wonder of first-ever Nottingham Periodic Table revealed

Children from Blue Bell Hill Primary School have been given an exclusive sneak preview of the first- ever Nottingham Periodic Table, ahead of its official unveiling at the University of Nottingham’s Wonder event on the 15 June.

University celebrates three birthday honours

Melanie Leng, Professor of Isotope Geoscience, is one of two Queen’s Birthday Honours being celebrated by The University of Nottingham today.

Arsenic resistant plant could lead to new crop of natural soil cleaners

Researchers have discovered how a common houseplant can absorb and withstand arsenic, a find which could lead to the development of new plant varieties that will clean contaminated soil.

David Ross Sports Village hosts Australian Cricket team during ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

David Ross Sports Village, located at the University of Nottingham, has been used as a training facility for defending ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 champions, Australia, as they hone their preparations for their title defence over the next few weeks.
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