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Interrupting the treatment of vulnerable people on immune-suppressing medicines, doubles their antibody response to COVID-19 booster vaccination

A major clinical trial, led by experts at the University of Nottingham working in partnership with several Universities and NHS hospitals, has found that by interrupting the treatment of vulnerable people on long-term immune supressing medicines for two weeks after a COVID-19 booster vaccination, their antibody response to the jab is doubled.

Students to showcase new tech designed to make homes a happier place

An array of innovative new product concepts designed to make it easier to work, cook and exercise at home will be on display in a student showcase later this week.

£40 million facility at the University of Nottingham to drive a revolution in green electric transport and power conversion of the future

A new £40 million research facility that will drive forward advances in powerful, clean electrification technology and pave the way towards a new generation of low-carbon, sustainable electric vehicles, power and propulsion is to be unveiled by the University of Nottingham.

From skeletons to soil – new laboratory launched to analyse ancient DNA

A new specialist laboratory has opened in the East Midlands that will allow DNA from ancient and environmental samples to be analysed, helping researchers answer important questions about the past and reveal new insights into the future.

University and charity to join forces to help people who are homeless with campus shelter once again

The University of Nottingham is partnering with local charity Emmanuel House Support Centre to re-open a temporary shelter for homeless people on campus this autumn, following the success of a similar scheme last year.

Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam honoured with prestigious Science Leadership Award

Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam has been honoured in the Business of Science Leadership Awards, to recognise the leadership he demonstrated during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Nottingham scientists help to battle bird flu outbreaks in UK

Experts from the University of Nottingham are some of the UK’s top scientists who are part of a major new consortium to help in the battle against bird flu.

Nottingham start-ups win national entrepreneur awards and seed funding

Six budding Nottingham entrepreneurs have been announced as winners of the 2022 Ingenuity Impact Awards at the University of Nottingham’s inaugural business conference.

Pioneering community energy scheme on the banks of the River Trent in Nottingham scoops national sustainability award

A pioneering community energy scheme in Nottingham, which enables residents to generate, store and use solar electricity, has been recognised for its innovation and eco-friendly credentials with a national award.

Study to investigate ‘invisible’ women in supply chains receives almost £1.3m in funding

Dr Sabina Lawreniuk has been awarded almost £1.3 million to investigate the specific threats posed to female garment workers in supply chains across the world.

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