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Funding will allow advancement of Nottingham COVID-19 vaccine to clinical trials

Scientists at the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University are to begin clinical trials for a DNA vaccine to prevent COVID-19.

Early cases of COVID-19 were missed in the UK due to rigid case criteria and lack of testing, says new study

The early spread of COVID-19 could have been prevented if initial case definitions had been less stringent and extensive community testing had been in place sooner, according to new research from the University of Nottingham.

New UK-Indonesian research consortium launches to tackle coronavirus and climate change

A new Anglo-Indonesian alliance has been established to share research and expertise in a bid to build global resilience against pandemics, the climate emergency and natural hazards

Nottingham and Canadian researchers lead new vaping study for teenagers, by teenagers

Researchers from Western University, Canada and the University of Nottingham, UK, are leading a new $100,000 study into teenage vaping in Canada, where high schoolers will be appointed as co-researchers to the project.

Professor Nicola McLelland wins international Grimm Prize

University of Nottingham modern languages specialist Professor Nicola McLelland has been awarded one of the most prestigious international prizes in her field of German studies.

New Nottingham Space projects to boost global sustainable development

The University of Nottingham has won two funding grants from the UK Space Agency for projects to tackle human trafficking and forced labour in Uganda, and clean up the coastline of Mexico.

#BiofilmAware campaign to highlight infection fighting research

Researchers at the University of Nottingham searching for new treatments for difficult to treat bacterial infections are supporting an awareness campaign being run by the National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC).

Prestigious Royal Society recognition for LGBTQ+ STEM initiative

A national project that has established a successful network for LGBTQ+ people working in STEM fields, led by a senior research librarian at the University of Nottingham, has been recognised with a prestigious honour by the Royal Society.

Immune response finding offers new hope in fight against COVID-19

Our bodies own natural immune response could offer a new hope in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and help underpin the success of future vaccines, a team of scientists have said.

Revolutionary blood test could transform early diagnosis of lung cancer, study finds

A blood test developed as part of pioneering research at The University of Nottingham is offering new hope for increasing survival rates from deadly lung cancer by significantly enhancing the early detection of the disease, a study has shown.

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