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Nottingham professor recognised by the prestigious Academy of Social Sciences

Professor Meryem Duygun, of the University Nottingham, has been conferred a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Unique online course explores issues of Holocaust photography

What can photographs of the Holocaust teach us about how to view modern day images of the victims of war, persecution and refugees? That’s the central question discussed in a new free online course from the University of Nottingham.

Study shows hormone therapy not associated with an increased risk of developing dementia

New research, led by experts at the University of Nottingham, shows that the use of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT – also known as hormone replacement therapy, HRT) is not linked to an increased risk of developing dementia.

Children with epilepsy to benefit from wearable brain scanner

Children with epilepsy will now have access to a revolutionary wearable brain imaging system developed at the University of Nottingham that will improve how the condition is diagnosed and treated.

New exhibition showcases rare clothing of the Medieval East Midlands

A 500 year old tunic found during excavations in the East Midlands is among the objects on display at a new exhibition showcasing the cloth and clothing of the region in medieval times.

Study shows trust is still at heart of NHS Covid app reluctance

A new study has shown that issues surrounding trust are still at the heart of people’s reluctance to download and use the NHS App, particularly among BAME communities.

New study asks whether Universal Credit uplift has influenced people’s diets

Volunteers are needed for a study looking into whether the £20 uplift in Universal Credit has had a positive impact on their diet and nutrition.

Children will face huge increases in extreme climate events in their lifetimes

Children born today will face disproportionate increases in floods, heatwaves, droughts, wildfires, and crop failures due to climate change.

Lab grown tumour models could improve treatment for pancreatic cancer

An international team of scientists have created a three-dimensional (3D) pancreatic cancer tumour model in the laboratory, combining a bioengineered matrix and patient-derived cells that could be used to develop and test targeted treatments.

Virtual Oxjam creates immersive festival fun

A virtual festival people can move around featuring performers, sideshows and crowds will be part of the Oxjam fundraising event that is back in Beeston this weekend.

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