Press releases

Satellites track “bog breathing” to help monitor peatlands

Using satellite technology to look at how bogs “breathe” could help build a better picture of peatland condition and restoration progress in Scotland. Research by the University of Nottingham using a technique developed with the university's spinout company Terra Motion Ltd, demonstrates the potential to map the movement of the ground’s surface.

Parks count on new technology to monitor footfall

New technology is being trialled at selected parks across the UK to count people using phone signals, providing valuable data that can be used to improve safety and services.

Economists pinpoint UK local authorities in greatest need of support post-Covid-19 — new research

New research has enabled economic experts to pinpoint the UK’s local authorities most in need of the government’s £4.8 billion Levelling Up Fund.

Web video audience and interaction brings UPBEAT Festival to life

Researchers at the University of Nottingham have supported the development of a new web platform to host immersive events. It features a video audience where people can appear to watch performances and interact with the live acts.  

New project aims to unlock untapped potential of ocean renewable energy fuels

Nottingham researchers have been awarded nearly £2 million as part of a major project to investigate the potential to harness offshore wind and marine renewable energy for conversion to hydrogen and zero carbon fuels.

New partnership with Mitsubishi Chemical in the UK to decarbonise the acrylic industry

The University of Nottingham (UoN) and the University of St Andrews are collaborating with Mitsubishi Chemical in the UK (MC UK) on a £4.34m UK Research and Innovation ‘Prosperity Partnership’ to decarbonise acrylic-based materials.

Pollution-eating bike helmet and VR office simulator feature in student product design show

A bike helmet that ‘eats’ air pollution and a virtual reality office simulator for home workers are a few of the ideas on show from Product Design and Manufacture students at the University of Nottingham.

Food Innovation Centre helps businesses tackle sugar reduction

Experts at the Food Innovation Centre at the University of Nottingham have turned the spotlight on sugar reduction in their latest factsheet for the food and drink industry.

Students toast success of non-alcoholic coffee liqueur with top competition prize

Food science students from the University of Nottingham have scooped the top prize in a national competition for food innovation, with a non-alcoholic liqueur made from coffee waste.

Experts tackle modern slavery in Greek strawberry fields using satellite technology and new risk model

A consortium of modern slavery experts, led by the University of Nottingham, have assisted the Greek government to tackle a humanitarian crisis unfolding in the strawberry fields of southern Greece.

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