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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.

Trent Building gold light up extended to support Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

The University of Nottingham is extending its support for Childhood Cancer Awareness with the iconic Trent Building being lit gold for three days, giving more people the opportunity to see it and find out about the cause.

Groundbreaking research into gut health of people with cystic fibrosis launches to help tailor treatments

New research, led by experts at the University of Nottingham and funded by Cystic Fibrosis Trust, will aim to establish the cause of gut health symptoms in people with cystic fibrosis (CF).

Talented technician and popular face of Periodic Videos receives new Royal Society Award

A talented technician and regular contributor to the Periodic Table of Videos is one of the first people to receive the new Royal Society Hauksbee Award in recognition of his outstanding skills as a research technician.

Royal Society honours Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam for his public science communication role during the Covid-19 pandemic

The University of Nottingham’s Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam has been recognised for the critical communications role he played during the Covid-19 pandemic with a prestigious award by the Royal Society.

Nottingham artist decorates 100 eggs using ancient Ukrainian method to raise money for the people of Ukraine

One hundred egg shells, ornately decorated by a Nottingham artist using Pysanky art, are on display in the city to raise money for the people of Ukraine.

Keep your cool: Why building design is key to preventing houses from overheating

The UK has the oldest housing stock in Europe, due to the sheer volume of buildings constructed during the industrial revolution and post-wars when quantity was more important than quality. Consequently, most of our homes are cold in the winter months and vulnerable to overheating in the summer months.

New pathway into engineering provided with announcement of university apprenticeships

The University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering and ONYX Insight have partnered to offer two Electro-mechanical Engineer Degree Apprenticeships.

University of Nottingham honours Line of Duty star Vicky McClure

Nottingham-born actor Vicky McClure has today received an honorary degree from the University of Nottingham.

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