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University staff and students step up to support the NHS vaccination programme

The University of Nottingham is supporting the NHS Covid-19 vaccinations programme, with two local vaccination services opening across its campuses and staff and students stepping up to help administer the vaccine to patients.

Hard to crack research reveals how crop roots penetrate hard soils

Scientists have discovered a signal that causes roots to stop growing in hard soils which can be ‘switched off’ to allow them to punch through compacted soil - a discovery that could help plants to grow in even the most damaged soils.

Global study of first impressions adds diversity

A new large-scale study has shown how people across the globe, regardless of race or culture make similar judgements about people based on just looking at their face.

£4.3m for Nottingham quantum projects to solve universe’s mysteries

Scientists will use cutting-edge quantum technologies to transform our understanding of the universe and answer key questions about the nature of black holes.

Number of people suffering extreme droughts set to double worldwide, new climate change study shows

The number of people suffering extreme droughts across the world will double in less than 80 years as a result of changes in climate and population, according to new research.

Nottingham plays key role in getting Oxford Covid vaccine approved

Staff from the University of Nottingham have played a key role in leading the distribution of the approved Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to members of the public across the UK this week.

Triple celebration for the University of Nottingham in the New Year Honours

The Queen’s New Year’s Honours for 2021 bring a triple celebration for The University of Nottingham, with recognition for both the University’s Vice-Chancellor and its most senior technician.

Impact of Covid-19 on forced marriage in the UK is investigated by Nottingham researchers

A new study to assess the impact of Covid-19 on forced marriage in the UK is being conducted by the University of Nottingham’s Rights Lab,

Experts developing a ground-breaking procurement solution for recovery post-Covid-19

A consortium of experts, led by the University of Nottingham, have won funding to develop a new procurement framework to guide post-Covid-19 recovery in healthcare.

Student steps up to frontline of vaccination roll out

A student from the University of Nottingham has stepped up to support the roll out of the Covid-19 Vaccine to patients.

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