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Birthday honours for pioneering female scientists

Two pioneering female scientists from the University of Nottingham are among those being honoured in the 2022 Birthday Honours List to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

Scaling new heights with new research showing how plants can grow at altitude

A new study has found that plant species are adapted to the altitude where they grow by ‘sensing’ the oxygen levels that surround them.

Death from alcohol-related liver disease could be prevented with early diagnosis and intervention, says new study

Patients dying of alcohol-related liver disease had frequent interactions with secondary care services prior to their death, and a new study has found that these opportunities to address their high-risk drinking behavior could have been missed.

Boost to power up university battery research with Faraday Institution funding

Research into next generation batteries which have potential use in aerospace at the University of Nottingham is one of 16 ‘seed’ projects awarded £2m by the Faraday Institution to help strengthen the UK’s position in electrochemical energy storage.

Nottingham’s universities announce details of £5.1m postgraduate research training project to solve local community challenges

The University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University will join forces as part of a £5.1m project training doctoral researchers to undertake projects to improve the lives of communities in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

3,500 children taught in Nottingham student-built nurseries in South Africa

Aspiring architects at the University of Nottingham have arrived back from South Africa after building a brand-new nursery to serve young children in a rural village close to Hanertsburg.

Metals found in people’s urine could detect acute kidney injury in very early stages, says new study

Scientists have discovered that certain metals found in people’s urine, could be potentially useful clinical biomarkers for the early detection of acute kidney injury (AKI).

New book uses extraordinary numbers in physics to explain the mysteries of the universe

A Nottingham professor has turned his passion for physics and science communication into his first book, dedicated to a friend who inspired him.

Funding for project to fix the sustainable future of smart devices

Researchers at the University of Nottingham are part of a project awarded £1.2 million to understand how to create a more circular and equitable digital economy, underpinned by reuse and repair.

The right moisturiser for children with eczema is the one that they like to use, study finds

A major trial, which is the first in the world to directly compare different types of moisturisers to treat eczema, has found that no one type of moisturiser is better than another.

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