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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.

Next generation of engineers to see technologies of the future at the University of Nottingham research facility

Academics at the University of Nottingham will be aiming to inspire a new generation of engineers when they throw open the doors of their research facility to dozens of local school children to mark National Manufacturing Day.

Nottingham academic appointed as inaugural anti-slavery commissioner in Australia

Research from the University of Nottingham is to help shape the fight against modern slavery in Australia, following the appointment of one of its academics as the inaugural Anti-Slavery Commissioner for New South Wales.

A new regional collaboration to support Public Health Evaluation

A team from the Universities of Nottingham, Loughborough and Lincoln has been awarded £2.5 million by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to deliver evaluations of public health initiatives across the UK.

Tasty tablets survive better in space

Ibuprofen tablets modified to survive in space have returned to earth and shown that those with added flavour survived better with less degradation than those with no added taste.

Youngest children within their school year are more likely to be treated for ADHD, says new study

New research, involving experts from the University of Nottingham, shows that children younger within the school year are more likely to be treated for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), suggesting immaturity may influence diagnosis.

Study suggests two million ancient and veteran trees in England - ten times as many as previously recorded

A new study has shown there could be around eight to ten times as many ancient and veteran trees in England than currently recorded, with estimates ranging from 1.7 to 2.1 million, compared to the 115,000 currently on record.

From tree to bar –a journey through chocolate and its flavour-making microbes

How do different chocolates get their distinctive flavours? – Visitors to this year’s Royal Society Summer Science exhibition in London (6-10 July) will be able to find out from University of Nottingham scientists who have been analysing the fermentation processes of cocoa to find out how microbes influence chocolate flavour.

Nottingham academics publish paper examining heated tobacco product emissions

A new paper examining whether heated tobacco products emit smoke has been published in the academic journal American Chemical Society Omega.

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