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Lab grown tumour models could lead to improved ovarian cancer treatments

Scientists have created a three-dimensional (3D) tumour model in the laboratory for ovarian cancer that could lead to improved understanding and treatment of the disease.

Research into how to futureproof crops receives £4.5m funding

Plant scientists from the University of Nottingham are part of a team of researchers awarded £4.5m to futureproof crops against climate change and crop production shortages.

Prestigious award for new research into machine learning for sustainable chemistry

A Nottingham professor has received a prestigious award from the Royal Academy of Engineering to support the development of machine learning models of sustainable chemistry for researchers in the pharmaceutical sector and related chemical-based industries.

Midlands manufacturers to benefit from new centre for data-driven metrology

Three Midlands universities are combining their specialist expertise to form a new virtual centre for data-driven metrology to assist UK manufacturers in achieving efficiency gains, cost savings and manufacturing process flexibility.

New study set to save young lives by better understanding childhood cancer diagnoses

A new research study, led by experts at the University of Nottingham, which aims to understand how cancer is diagnosed in children and young people across the UK, has been launched today, during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Landmark clinical trial shows effectiveness of oral antibiotics in treating cystic fibrosis condition

A major national study led by experts from Nottingham and Bristol has found that oral antibiotics are just as effective as intravenous antibiotics in killing a common germ that causes dangerous complications in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients.

Scientists use ‘genomic time travel’ to discover treasure trove of new genetic traits to breed more productive and resilient African cattle

Scientists have discovered a set of detailed genetic markers in African cattle that are associated with valuable traits like heat and drought-tolerance, the capacity to control inflammation and tick infestations, and resistance to devastating livestock diseases like trypanosomiasis.

Equality Report by UK historians calls for end to discrimination against LGBT+ colleagues

A new report from the Royal Historical Society, co-authored by a University of Nottingham academic, has found concerning evidence of discrimination, marginalisation and prejudice towards LGBT+ historians at all levels, from undergraduate students to senior practitioners.

Experts ready to support Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire food and drink producers

Experts at the Food Innovation Centre are reaching out to food and drink manufacturers in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire with the offer of some free technical support as they head into Autumn and prepare for Christmas.

University of Nottingham launches country’s first degree apprenticeship for veterinary professionals

The University of Nottingham has launched the country’s first masters-level veterinary degree apprenticeship programme to support the transition from graduate veterinary surgeons to well-rounded, experienced general practice clinicians.

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