Press releases

Pharmacy Professor appointed to Science, Engineering and Technology Board

Professor Cameron Alexander has been appointed to the EPSRC’s Science, Engineering and Technology Board (SETB).

Could chickens be the answer to future food security?

With over 65 billion birds found globally, the domestic chicken has become one of the most popular livestock species in the world and thanks to its genetic diversity and adaptability, it could be the key to future food security.

New partnership to accelerate food security research

The University of Nottingham has announced a partnership with the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) to accelerate research to improve global food security.

The sights and sounds of winning make slot machines irresistible

New research has shown that the sights and sounds of winning on a slot machine may increase your desire to play.

Be a sustainability hero and buy zero at new campus shop

A new zero-waste shop is opening at the University of Nottingham offering a range of goods that are completely free from single-use plastic packaging.

Sugar gets the red light from consumers in new study

Researchers have found that sugar content is the most important factor for people when making healthy food choices - overriding fat and salt.

International concert pianist releases ‘magnetising’ piano music album

A ground-breaking new album of piano compositions that are quite literally ‘magnetising’ is being released by the acclaimed concert pianist and University of Nottingham innovative music researcher Xenia Pestova Bennett.

Universities lead project to deliver largest ever investment into HE technicians

A new project led by a consortium of eight Midlands-based universities and industry partners is to shine a light on the expertise of their technical community by delivering a package of measures to support their career advancement and development.

More cash for transformative community sports in Nottingham

The Laureus Sport for Good Foundation has received almost £300,000 from the National Lottery’s #iwill Fund, an investment pot to support social action opportunities.

Improving young people's maths skills needs major investment finds new report

A new report into the state of mathematics education across England’s Further Education sector, including why fewer than 20% of 16 to 18 year-olds pass their GCSE Mathematics resit, has found that major investment in leadership training and teacher professional development is required to make more significant and sustained improvements.

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