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Research shows Black Holes can grow ‘hair’ when spinning

An international team of scientists have revealed that black holes can grow additional hair-like structures when spinning fast enough, a discovery that could give new insight into the behaviour of black holes.

New aerospace support programme offers Midlands SMEs innovation grants worth up to £100K

Students step up to help local communities in bumper term for good causes

Through their numerous acts of kindness, impressive feats of fundraising and concerted community campaigns, the University of Nottingham’s student groups have proved this term that it will take more than a global pandemic to slow them down.

Peatland preservation vital to climate

Bid on a festive ‘Booble’ and support breast cancer research this Christmas

Celebrities from around the UK have been getting creative and have decorated 20 unique Christmas ‘Boobles’ to help raise money for breast cancer research at the University of Nottingham.

New spin-out company signals quantum leap for brain imaging

A new type of wearable brain scanner, designed to allow people to move freely whilst being scanned, is a step closer to being used in hospitals with the launch of a new partnership.

University of Nottingham awarded top national award for Excellence in Student Sport

The University of Nottingham has been named the top university in the UK for student sport by leading higher education sector experts, The College and University Business Officers (CUBO).

People with rare autoimmune diseases are at an increased risk of dying during the Covid-19 pandemic

A new study, led by experts from the University of Nottingham, has shown that people with rare autoimmune rheumatic diseases are at a greater risk of dying at a younger age during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Testing and staggered return among plans for student New Year return to Nottingham

Testing and a staggered arrivals programme are to feature prominently in The University of Nottingham’s plans for bringing students back to the city safely for the start of the new term.

TV architect George Clarke names Nottingham student winner in national Home of 2030 competition

A University of Nottingham architecture student has won a Government-backed competition to design new “homes fit for the future” with her imaginative and socially-responsible idea to bring nature back to the urban environment.

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