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Nottingham student nurses sign up for extended placements to support the NHS

Hundreds of student nurses from The University of Nottingham are volunteering to support frontline medical staff during the coronavirus pandemic, by signing up for extended paid placements in the NHS.

Online resource launched to protect mental health of healthcare workers

A free online resource has been launched to help those working in healthcare cope with the stress of dealing with Covid-19 and help maintain their psychological wellbeing during and after the pandemic.

Experts urge delayed surgery patients to increase fitness training during COVID-19

Physiology experts are urging people on surgical waiting lists to consider using high-intensity interval training (HIIT) to boost the fitness of their heart and lungs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New stress hormone study asks, is COVID-19 affecting your mental health?

Scientists are looking for volunteers to take part in a major new questionnaire and hair sample study to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the physical and emotional health of people in the UK.

Nottingham Universities unite to enable safe COVID-19 testing

Universities in Nottingham are helping to protect scientists testing for COVID-19, by providing the Government with essential safety cabinets.

New research exposes highly variable microplastic concentrations in UK rivers

Researchers at the University of Nottingham have highlighted highly variable levels of microplastic pollution in UK rivers.

Nottingham respiratory expert part of ground breaking study into COVID-19

As most people face weeks of staying at home to try to stop COVID-19 spreading, researchers at Nottingham University Hospitals and the University of Nottingham have started a new clinical research study to find ways to defeat the disease.

Medical students graduate early to join fight against COVID-19

Final-year medical students are being graduated early at The University of Nottingham to offer them the opportunity to support the NHS response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Staying fit during isolation – new online fitness programme launches today

Staff and students from the University of Nottingham are part of an international team of experts who are today (2 April) launching QuaranTrain - a student-led healthcare project to help provide information and resources to stay fit and well during periods of isolation.

Alpine glacier reveals lead pollution from C12th Britain as bad as Industrial Revolution

Air pollution from lead mines in C12th Britain was as bad as it was during the Industrial Revolution and exactly maps the comings and goings of England’s Kings, a new world-first study has shown.

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