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History detectives hunt for the Anti-Apartheid activists of Nottinghamshire

Historians at the University of Nottingham are trying to trace people who were involved in the local and regional campaign against racial apartheid in South Africa from the 1960s to the early 1990s. It’s part of a new research project aiming to fill a significant gap in the recorded history of protest and dissent for which the city and county are globally famous.

Scientists edge closer to treatment for myotonic dystrophy

Scientists at the University of Nottingham have taken a step closer towards developing a treatment for the long-term genetic disorder, myotonic dystrophy.

‘Hidden Half’ plant biologist elected Fellow of Royal Society

A plant biologist from the University of Nottingham who is pioneering research to reveal how root systems work has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Nottingham engineers produce certified 3D printed face shields for NHS

Engineers at the University of Nottingham have designed a PPE face shield with CE approval that they are 3D printing at scale for healthcare workers to use in the fight against COVID-19.

Nottingham researcher awarded £1.2 million Fellowship for work into prison regulation and safety

Dr Philippa Tomczak has been awarded a prestigious £1.2 million grant through the UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowship programme to further her work into prison regulation for safer prisons and societies.

UK's largest conference for technicians in higher education and research coming to Nottingham in 2021

The UK’s biggest ever conference for technicians in Higher Education and research will be taking place at the University of Nottingham on Wednesday 23rd June 2021.

Universities in Nottingham to play a key role in the development of a potential DNA vaccine against COVID-19

Scientists at the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University will contribute essential virology expertise to help develop a safe and effective vaccine to prevent COVID-19.

Nottingham dermatology experts are looking after the nation’s skin during pandemic

Skin experts in the School of Medicine at the University of Nottingham have been working to provide expert advice and resources during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nottingham students’ food surplus supermarket steps up to COVID challenge

A University of Nottingham student-run food surplus supermarket and redistribution network has been stepping up its activity after demand surged in the current lockdown to tackle COVID-19.

Nottingham University Business School reaffirmed as one of top Business Schools in the world

Nottingham University Business School has officially received re-accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), the highest standard of achievement in post-graduate business education.

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