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University of Nottingham generates £1.5m from the sale of Oncimmune shares

Spin-out company continues to develop world-leading expertise in early cancer detection
The University has realised more than £1.5m from the sale of shares in Oncimmune Holdings plc, which was founded in 2002 as a spin-out to commercialise a blood test for the early detection of cancer.

Maternal transmission of COVID-19 to baby during pregnancy is uncommon, study finds

Transmission of COVID-19 from mother to baby during pregnancy is uncommon, and the rate of infection is no greater when the baby is born vaginally, breastfed or allowed contact with the mother, according to a new study.

Research sheds new light on intelligent life existing across the Galaxy

Is there anyone out there? This is an age-old question that researchers have now shed new light on with a study that calculates there could be more than 30 intelligent civilizations throughout our Galaxy. This is an enormous advance over previous estimates which spanned from zero to billions.

Vets in the Community host virtual pet show

A student-led charity, which provides free veterinary care for the pets of homeless people in Nottingham, is holding a virtual pet show to raise much-needed funds for its clients during lockdown.

From waste to sweet treats – students have winning recipe at national competition

Food science students from the University of Nottingham have scooped prizes in a national competition for food innovation, with sweet desserts made from bread waste and coconut waffle snacks.

SME productivity programme re-purposed to help businesses prepare for Covid-19 economic recovery

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire can now benefit from fully-funded University of Nottingham expertise through a programme which has been re-purposed to help businesses prepare for economic recovery following Covid-19.

A rare heart bone is discovered in Chimpanzees

Experts from the University of Nottingham have discovered that some chimpanzees have a bone in their heart, which could be vital in managing their health and conservation.

Protest, Repression, and Rights in the United States

Guest blog written by Todd Landman, Professor of Political Science and Pro Vice Chancellor of the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Food Innovation Centre experts support cool idea from Pola ice poles entrepreneur

Food scientists are working with an innovative producer of frozen lollies to develop ambient versions of his icy treats so that he can launch a mail order arm of the business.

Nottingham experts join drive to develop Trustworthy Autonomous Systems

A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Nottingham will be part of a Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Hub that will spearhead work to ensure that autonomous systems such as driverless cars and robots are trustworthy by default and can ultimately benefit society and industry.

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