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First molecular diagnostic test for colon cancer launched in Indonesia

A diagnostic test, developed by experts at the University of Nottingham, will speed up the diagnosis of colorectal cancer in patients ensuring they receive treatment more effectively, potentially saving thousands of lives.

Nottingham digital economy professor elected to Royal Academy of Engineering

Professor Derek McAuley has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of his work translating technology research into innovation, business value and real-world impact.

Funding for new research to reduce stillbirths

Researchers from the University of Nottingham have been awarded funding for a project that aims to cut the number of stillbirths by examining blood flow through the placenta.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II – The University of Nottingham joins the nation in mourning

The Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Nottingham, Professor Shearer West, has expressed her great sadness on behalf of the university at hearing the news of the death of Her Majesty The Queen.

University of Nottingham introduces revised Chaplaincy recognition procedure

The University of Nottingham today confirmed that it has introduced a revised procedure for the recognition of chaplains of all faiths who are nominated to work in the university Chaplaincy.

University of Nottingham to create micro-courses to tackle hate crimes and harassment

The university turns to London-based EdTech start-up to co-create micro-learning courses, encouraging students to help tackle hate crimes and harassment on campus
The University of Nottingham has engaged GoodCourse, the London-based EdTech start-up, to co-create a new style of micro-learning courses to raise awareness of misogyny and hate crime.

Shaping the future of assistive robots at public event

As robots developed to help with everyday tasks in the home get closer to reality, computer scientists at the University of Nottingham want to find out what people think of this new Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology.

New study examines the connections between cognitive impairments and exploitation

Modern slavery experts are set to investigate whether people who experience cognitive impairments as a result of mental ill-health, learning disability or memory loss could be more susceptible to exploitation.

Research finds new patterns of plant diversity, transforming our understanding of how to conserve it

A new study has, for the first time, produced global maps of local plant biodiversity, based on field surveys around the world. The study’s authors say this research will improve predictions of global environmental change effects on biodiversity.

Game-changing project tackles Nottingham’s social problems

Businesses and charities are teaming up with students at the University of Nottingham to address some of the key social challenges facing the city.

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