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MRI pregnancy study gives new insights into the all-important placenta

MRI research has revealed detailed new insights into how the placenta works in pregnancy and discovered a completely new phenomenon where the placenta contracts every now and then, a pheonomenon the research team have named the ‘uteroplacental pump’.

COVID-19 vaccine to begin phase II/III human trials in Nottingham

The University of Nottingham Health Service, at Cripps Medical Centre, University Park, is recruiting for the next phase in human trials of a COVID-19 vaccine in human volunteers.

Nottingham professor honoured with Royal Irish Academy membership

Professor Thomas O’Loughlin has today been made an honorary member of the Royal Irish Academy, considered the highest academic distinction in Ireland.

Genetic discovery sheds light on sodium tolerance in barley crops

Scientists have identified a natural variation in a gene that influences sodium content in barley crops, a finding which may help advance the development of barley varieties with improved yield and resilience.

University launches COVID-19 fundraising appeal

An online fundraising appeal to support coronavirus (COVID-19) research and ease student hardship has been launched by the University of Nottingham.

Nottingham and Indonesia unite in battling COVID-19

COVID-19 is a global challenge which requires global solutions. In the first event of its kind, UK and Indonesian policy makers, scientists, and funding agencies discussed the roadmap to tackling COVID-19 with the aid of effective multi-disciplinary collaborations

Helping hand for Midlands food charity

An East Midlands distribution charity that ensures surplus food goes to those who need it has been given a helping hand by the University of Nottingham.

Gold Athena SWAN gender equality recognition for Nottingham engineers

The University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering has become the first engineering department in the country to be awarded a coveted gold Athena SWAN award – an accreditation which rewards excellence in advancing gender equality across higher education and research.

Hanger management: women leaders judged by wardrobe choices

The wardrobe choices of female leaders are being judged more than ever before, a new study by the University of Nottingham and Monash University shows.

New study aims to learn the lessons of homeschooling

Parents who have been homeschooling their children are being called on to share their experiences for a new study being carried out by researchers at the University of Nottingham.

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