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New research reveals history of anti-apartheid activism in Nottinghamshire

Untold stories of how people in Nottinghamshire rallied to protest the racist regime of apartheid in South Africa have come to light thanks to new research by historians at the University of Nottingham.

University of Nottingham partners with Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority to deliver staff training to spot labour exploitation

Staff at the University of Nottingham are to receive training from the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) to help them spot signs of modern slavery and labour exploitation.

Rio Tinto partners with University of Nottingham to target low-carbon steel production with new technology

Rio Tinto is working with University of Nottingham to advance an innovative new technology to deliver low-carbon steel, using sustainable biomass in place of coking coal in the steelmaking process, in a potentially cost-effective option to cut industry carbon emissions.

New study sheds light on molecular motion

New research has shown how a synthetic self-made fibres can guide molecular movement that can be fuelled by light over long distances, a discovery that could pave the way for new ways to use light as a source of sustainable energy.

Steering group concludes that donors no longer need to be asked about a partner’s sexual contact in parts of the world where HIV is very common

Recommendations from the FAIR (For the Assessment of Individualised Risk) steering group, to enable a more equitable way of assessing a donor’s risk of HIV have today been accepted in full by the Department of Health and Social Care.

New funding will address skills gaps in UK bioscience industry

The National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC), co-led by the University of Nottingham, has received funding as part of a £22.5m investment from the UK Government to address skill gaps in the UK bioscience industry.

New fellowship to tackle energy waste and carbon emissions in industrial processes

A University of Nottingham researcher has landed one of just two new prestigious Fellowships announced this week by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng).

Youth violence and knife crime need addressing by Government, says Think Tank

An academic from the University of Nottingham has called on the Government to accept recommendations from a Think Tank after it laid out its plans to tackle the issue of knife crime.

Modern slavery, environmental degradation, and climate change: Pathways for addressing the nexus

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Researchers in the University of Nottingham’s Rights Lab, with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF US), have published a new report into modern slavery and the implications this activity may have upon ecosystems and the climate (and vice versa).

Nottingham historian founds public library in his home village in India

People living in a remote rural village in northern India now have access to a range of world-leading literature after a University of Nottingham historian founded a library in the place where he grew up.

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