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Supercomputer gives researchers power to accelerate drug discovery

One of the world’s most powerful supercomputers is being used by chemists at the University of Nottingham to accelerate research into the discovery of new medicines.

Long-term weight retention and associated health risks identified in obese adults

UK adults who are overweight or obese retain their weight over time, which is linked with an increased risk of health complications and death, according to a new study.

Alternating vaccines trial expands to include two additional vaccines

Experts from the University of Nottingham are looking for people who have had their first Covid-19 vaccination in the past 8-12 weeks, to take part in an extended study investigating alternating doses of two new approved vaccines.

New study reveals why some people are hungry all the time

People who experience big dips in blood sugar levels, several hours after eating, end up feeling hungrier and consuming hundreds more calories during the day than others, according to experts.

New research on why ‘poo’ transplants effectively treat C. diff could lead to more treatments for similar conditions

Experts have uncovered a new molecular reason why faecal transplants are highly effective in treating infections such as C. difficile (a nasty bacteria that can infect the bowel), which could lead to more targeted treatments for this and other similar diseases.

Digital technology collaboration to develop machine learning for sustainable drug discovery

Scientists are using the latest Digital technology to support the development of machine learning models of sustainable chemistry that can be used in the early phase of drug discovery.

New national study of long-term impacts of debilitating lung damage from Covid-19

Experts from the University of Nottingham are part of a new national study investigating the long-term effects of lung inflammation and scarring from Covid-19.

Nottingham-Singapore alliance to accelerate entrepreneurship and innovation collaboration

The University of Nottingham has joined the newly launched UK-Singapore Alliance for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (UKSAEI) – the first alliance of its kind to accelerate collaborations in entrepreneurship and innovation between the two countries.

Funding for new research to deliver cleaner and greener chemicals

Researchers have been awarded funding to work with a global leader in the speciality chemicals industry to create cleaner and greener chemical processing methods for everyday products in a bid to help the government meet its carbon neutral targets.

Where we live can affect male reproductive health, finds new study

New research, led by scientists at the University of Nottingham, suggests that the environment in which men live may affect their reproductive health.

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