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University of Nottingham launches inclusive FinTech research hub

A new research centre focused on harnessing financial technologies to promote inclusive innovation and culture in the financial services industry has been launched by the University of Nottingham.

Nottingham experts partner with Irish in Britain to analyse the UK 2021 Census

Experts at the University of Nottingham are leading a team working with the national charity and membership network, Irish in Britain, to analyse the 2021 Census data.

Designing roots to penetrate hard soils could help climate proof crops

Scientists have discovered how to design cereal roots able to continue growing in hard soils by altering their ability to penetrate, enabling roots to access sources of water deeper in soil, and helping ‘climate-proof’ vital crops in response to changing UK rain fall patterns.

Consider farmers at individual level when controlling livestock disease outbreaks, researchers say

New research has shown that infection control in livestock could be more effective with policies that incorporate the actions of individual farmers.

New material for surgical dressings shown to prevent recurrence of melanoma and enhance healing

A new type of dressing for post-surgical treatment of melanoma has been created by scientists who have discovered a new method for making a material that can kill cancer cells and simultaneously regenerate healthy ones.

New £4.7m professorship boosts hydrogen expertise and research strength at the University of Nottingham

A team of experts that will enhance the University of Nottingham’s research strength in green hydrogen technologies is being established as part of a £4.7m professorship.

Education system ‘neglecting the importance of plants’, say researchers

People are becoming “disconnected from the botanical world” at a time when plants could help solve global environmental problems, warn a group of research scientists.

Women scientists get on their soapbox to inspire next generation

Vaccines, snakebites and new treatments for brain tumours are some of the subjects being covered by women scientists who are taking over Speakers’ Corner in Nottingham to share their knowledge with the general public on 16th July.

UK buyout industry remains resilient despite headwinds

The UK’s private equity industry remained resilient in the first six months of 2022, despite significant macroeconomic headwinds, according to provisional half-yearly data from CMBOR, the Centre for Private Equity and MBO Research based at Nottingham University Business School and supported by Equistone Partners Europe.

Balancing protein vital for health of people and the planet

The importance of balancing protein in diets in different parts of the globe to benefit health and the environment is highlighted in new research that shows nitrogen released into water could be reduced in the US with less protein consumption, whilst in Malawi there is significant deficiency in high quality protein being consumed.

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