Press releases

University of Nottingham among top institutions in new knowledge exchange rankings

A new framework has recognised the University of Nottingham’s sector-leading work with business amongst a range of activities helping to benefit the economy.

Nottingham finance expert named on Women in FinTech Powerlist

Professor Meryem Duygun, of the University Nottingham, has been recognised as one of the most influential women leading innovation in the UK financial services industry.

Jeremy junior is born with lefty gene

A Scientist from the University of Nottingham, who helped a one in a million left-coiling garden snail called Jeremy find a mate, has finally raised a first-ever lefty snail in the lab, and is hoping the public can help him find another.

Students join Santander drive to increase black representation in finance

A large cohort of students at the University of Nottingham has been accepted onto a new programme run by the global bank Santander to boost diversity in the financial sector.

Game changing Actiphage TB test gains funding for full validation

Actiphage®, is a rapid, accurate test for bovine tuberculosis (bTB) that would enable farmers to effectively remove this devastating disease from their herds. PBD Biotech has secured a £2.3m investment to take Actiphage through to validation by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). Full validation will enable international adoption of this novel, patented, diagnostic for mycobacterial diseases, which include human tuberculosis and Johne’s Disease.

Autism student videos to improve understanding and acceptance

Autistic students at the University of Nottingham are featured in a series of short videos released to improve the understanding and acceptance of autism.

Social, not just biological factors, key in increased knee injuries among girls and women

The reason women are more prone to sports injuries has more to do with the social constructs around gender, and the subsequent gendered environment, than female biology, experts argue in a new paper in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM).

Driving the Electric Revolution award to boost electrification support for businesses at the University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham has been awarded a share of the £28.5m award by Driving the Electric Revolution part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to invest in new equipment to support innovative manufacturing processes for advanced electrical machines and drives which will support the UK’s net zero ambitions.

Covid-19 - one year on - our experts look to the future

To mark one year since the start of lockdown, some of our experts have been sharing their insights into the pandemic and look forward to what we can expect in the future

Misogyny research pioneers hail new police action to record harassment of women

The national roll-out of a police requirement to record data on hate crimes motivated by misogyny has been welcomed by a pioneering team of campaigning researchers at Nottingham’s two universities and the Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Paddy Tipping.

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