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Local dementia carers will sing in opera based on Nottingham research

An opera featuring 10 local singers who have experience of dementia care will premiere at Lakeside Arts, Nottingham, this Saturday (2 April 2022).

Solar: The energy of freedom, or a driver of modern slavery?

New report from the University of Nottingham’s Rights Lab warns that the rapid increase in demand for solar energy risks fuelling demand for products made with forced labour, including the polysilicon used in solar panels and cobalt used in lithium-ion batteries.

£1.25m initiative to build a diverse energy research community

A £1.25m project is tackling the lack of diversity in energy research by harnessing the talents of researchers from all backgrounds.

New book sheds light on start of the Universe

A Nottingham astronomer is releasing her first book based on research that tells the story of the first stars and sheds light on the birth of the Universe.

Funding boost for research into sleep and ADHD

Experts at the University of Nottingham have been awarded £2.28 million to develop a digital sleep intervention to help children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Rates of Crohn’s and Colitis have been vastly underestimated for decades, says new study

New research, led by experts at the University of Nottingham, shows that the number of people in the UK living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) - the two main forms of which are Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis - has been vastly underestimated for years, and the rates are growing.

Spreading the word on the health benefits of wild swimming

A new project to encourage more people to reap the health benefits of ‘wild swimming’ has been launched by a group of researchers at the University of Nottingham.

The shape of bacteria can make it a more effective, and useful predator, says a new study

Scientists have found that a predatory bacterium, capable of invading and consuming harmful bugs such as E.coli and Salmonella, can sculpt its own shape to fit inside its prey.

Stunning antiquities from Ancient Iraq to go on display in Nottingham as part of new British Museum touring exhibition at Lakeside Arts

Stunning ancient artefacts from the ‘cradle of civilisation’ are due to go on display at Lakeside Arts at the University of Nottingham as part of a new exhibition being held in partnership with the British Museum.

Vegetable oil emissions study reveals urgent need for greener growing solutions

A new global study has revealed the extent of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions caused by vegetable oil production, highlighting the need for more sustainable growing solutions.

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