Press releases

Worms blast off into space for muscle loss mission

Thousands of tiny worms will be launched into space this week (3 June) to help scientists to understand more about muscle loss and how to prevent it.

Centre for Private Equity and MBO Research returns to Nottingham University Business School

The Centre for Private Equity and Management Buyout Research (CMBOR) has returned to its founding institution, Nottingham University Business School, after a hiatus in 2020.

Local volunteers recognised for dedication to Covid-19 care home trial

Two local women who have been volunteering to support a ground-breaking trial to reduce transmission and severity of Covid-19 in care homes have been recognised for their dedication.

Nottingham expert appointed to UN Human Rights Office fact-finding mission on Belarus

A University of Nottingham academic has been appointed by UN High Commissioner, Michelle Bachelet, to the UN Human Rights Office’s fact-finding mission on Belarus.

Celebrate the summer solstice with a charity sunrise firewalking challenge

The Nottingham Breast Cancer Research Centre at the University of Nottingham is looking for local thrill-seekers to welcome in the end of Covid-19 restrictions with a summer solstice sunrise firewalk, in support of its life-changing research.

University confirms new appointments to Council

The University of Nottingham today announced the appointment of leading figures as new members to its Council, the body that helps to steer the strategy for one of the most successful universities in the country.

Behavioural study to understand mass cooperation awarded €2.5 million

A new study to understand when and why people are prepared to cooperate and act in the interest of others, rather than themselves, has been awarded €2.5 million by the European Research Council (ERC).

Harnessing waste heat to achieve zero carbon heating for UK communities

The University of Nottingham has received £1.3m to develop a novel, low-carbon energy storage system to supply cheap, on-demand heat for people living and working in UK neighbourhoods.

Dual-use hydrogen energy storage could put food cold chain on road to net zero

The University of Nottingham is kick-starting a new £1m project to develop dual-use energy storage technology, capable of delivering hydrogen to a fuel cell and generating direct cooling for refrigeration.

Student awarded grant from innovative Institute of Physics Research-scholarships fund

A physics student from the University of Nottingham has been awarded one of this year’s prestigious grants from the Bell Burnell Graduate Scholarship Fund.

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