Press releases

New study will explore the impact of Covid-19 on gender inequalities in the UK workforce

A new study by social inequality experts will investigate how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the working lives of people in the UK and the potential differences in the experiences of men and women.

Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity goes virtual

The popular Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity (FOSAC) is taking its packed programme of events online this year, with fun and interactive activities for the whole family.

Scientists uncover potential antiviral treatment for Covid-19

Researchers from the University of Nottingham have discovered a novel antiviral property of a drug that could have major implications in how future epidemics / pandemics - including Covid-19 - are managed.

Research finds Covid plasma donation is fuelled by kindness

Researchers have given new insights into why people would choose to donate Covid-19 plasma after recovering from the virus, which will be used to support the recruitment of convalescent plasma donors to help treat current Covid-19 patients and support ongoing trials.

First patient dosed with a new eye drop to treat one of the leading causes of blindness

Exonate Ltd, a spin-out company of the University of Nottingham, has begun a major clinical trial in its quest to develop a revolutionary new treatment for retinal vascular disease.

Changes to cleaning practices could improve the health of calves on GB dairy farms, according to new research

A new study looking at colostrum hygiene on British dairy farms has shown that by making a few simple changes to cleaning protocols, farmers could significantly minimise the risk of disease in calves.

Backreaction observed for first time in water tank black hole simulation

Scientists have revealed new insights into the behaviour of black holes with research that demonstrates how a phenomenon called backreaction can be simulated.

Salt battery design overcomes 'bump' in the road to help electric cars go the extra mile

New era for clinical research in Nottingham

New era for clinical research in Nottingham
A new agreement to create a joint service for the support of clinical researchers in Nottingham is launched today (29 January 2021) by Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and the University of Nottingham.

Photography exhibition puts algae under the microscope in Nottingham

An open-air microscopic photography exhibition highlighting the importance of algae has launched at the University of Nottingham’s Highfield Park, with a virtual version online to ensure as many people as possible can enjoy the installation while in lockdown.

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