Press releases

Major study will use philosophical expertise to highlight patient voices in healthcare research and practice

A major six-year study will explore forms of 'silencing' within healthcare research and practice to improve public trust.

Biggest leap in identified lung health genes paves way for personalised risk score

Over 500 new genes have been linked to lung function for the first time, allowing scientists to better understand lung disease.

Clinical trial shows wrist device significantly reduces tics in Tourette syndrome

The results of the clinical trial of a new wrist device designed to help control the symptoms of Tourette syndrome have shown it significantly reduces the severity and frequency of tics.

Nottingham gaming event makes players question some of life’s biggest philosophical questions

Gamers will become philosophers for a night at a new event coming to Nottingham next week.

One of the UK’s spookiest immersive experiences comes to the University of Nottingham

Thrill-seekers across the East Midlands will have the chance to try one of the UK’s spookiest immersive experiences when it comes to Lakeside Arts at the University of Nottingham in just two weeks.

University of Nottingham launches research hub dedicated to sustainability

The University of Nottingham has launched a new hub dedicated to social sciences research around climate change, sustainability and the net zero challenge.

New £5.5m national Institute of Technical Skills and Strategy to support UK’s bid to be a global research and innovation superpower

A new £5.5 million national institute is to be launched to ensure that the UK has the technical capability and capacity across academia, research, education, and innovation to enable the UK to be a global superpower in science, engineering, and the creative industries.

Brain tumour discovery paves way for new drug treatments

New research has shown that the blood vessels that feed aggressive brain tumours have receptors that could allow a new type of drug-containing nanoparticle to be used to starve the tumours of the energy they use to grow and spread, and also cause other disruptions to their adapted existence, even killing themselves.

National industry award for Covid-19 air quality study

A study, which created the first ever guidance on how to design and operate non-domestic buildings to minimise the spread of airborne viruses, has beaten competition from across the country to scoop a prestigious award.

Popular Nottingham Science festival makes its return to Wollaton Hall this month

A popular science festival featuring scientists from the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University (NTU) will make its return to Wollaton Hall in Nottingham for its 15th year.

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