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Theologian calls for renewed debate on Catholics sharing communion

A University of Nottingham theologian is calling for new and formal discussions in the Roman Catholic church to review an ecclesiastical law that prevents Catholics sharing holy communion with other Christian groups.

New breakthrough in tackling killer viruses threatening declining koala populations

Scientists have uncovered some of the reasons behind why koalas from different parts of Australia suffer from serious diseases and others don’t, which will help them in their mission to help save this vulnerable species.

Modern slavery a national security issue says new study

Counter-terrorism strategies need to include measures to tackle modern slavery because of the ways human trafficking can directly fund terrorism, and to prevent it from happening in the future, according to anti-slavery experts from the Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham.

‘Deep drawing’ knowledge transfer project with University of Nottingham supports Advanex Europe’s development in new markets

Nottinghamshire-based Advanex, the European HQ of global precision engineering solutions experts Advanex Group, has highlighted the success of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with the University of Nottingham.

Research exploring the universe given £3m funding boost

The University of Nottingham has been awarded two grants totalling £3 million to undertake new research into the early universe and the formation and evolution of galaxies.

Up and coming nursing and midwifery talent is recognised with bumper award nominations

Staff and students in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham have been shortlisted for seven Student Nursing Times Awards.

Major new database reveals slavery is still not illegal in half the world’s countries

A new global review of antislavery legislation has busted a popular misconception that slavery is now illegal in every country in the world.

New research shows how the malaria parasite grows and multiplies

Scientists have made a major breakthrough in understanding how the parasite that causes malaria is able to multiply at such an alarming rate, which could be a vital clue in discovering how it has evolved, and how it can be stopped.

Using sound and light to generate ultra-fast data transfer

Using sound and light to generate ultra-fast data transfer Researchers have made a breakthrough in the development of a new generation of terahertz quantum cascade lasers, which could lead to the transmission of data at the rate of 100 gigabits per second – an exponential improvement on present transfer speeds.

Skin cancer diagnosis apps are unreliable and poorly regulated, study shows

Smartphone apps used as ‘early warning systems’ for skin cancer are poorly regulated and frequently cannot be relied upon to produce accurate results, according to experts.

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