Press releases

Study shows trust is still at heart of NHS Covid app reluctance

A new study has shown that issues surrounding trust are still at the heart of people’s reluctance to download and use the NHS App, particularly among BAME communities.

Covid-19 vaccination and weekly test plans for students for the new academic year

As Nottingham welcomes students back to campus for the start of the academic year, the University of Nottingham has mobilised a comprehensive package of measures to keep Covid-19 rates low and protect communities.

Report highlights serious gender inequality in TV industry during COVID pandemic

A new study by media experts at the University of Nottingham has revealed that gender inequality in the UK television industry has grown significantly worse because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

People with rare autoimmune diseases are at higher risk of death from Covid-19

New research has revealed that people with rare autoimmune rheumatic diseases are at an increased risk of developing Covid-19 and subsequently dying from it.

Covid-19 booster jab in the autumn will offer better protection against variants of concern, suggests new study

Scientists at the University of Nottingham have confirmed that an autumn ‘booster’ dose of a Covid-19 vaccine will be an effective way to protect people from existing, and potentially future, variants of concern.

University Covid-19 testing service first to be recognised with government accreditation

The University of Nottingham’s asymptomatic Covid-19 testing service has been recommended for accreditation from the government to allow its unique non-invasive saliva testing process to be simplified and sped up by removing the need for a second confirmation NHS test.

Economists pinpoint UK local authorities in greatest need of support post-Covid-19 — new research

New research has enabled economic experts to pinpoint the UK’s local authorities most in need of the government’s £4.8 billion Levelling Up Fund.

Experts develop Covid-19 education resource to encourage vaccine take-up

Experts at the University of Nottingham have developed a digital training package to help people in healthcare explain to patients why Covid-19 vaccine uptake is important.

Local volunteers recognised for dedication to Covid-19 care home trial

Two local women who have been volunteering to support a ground-breaking trial to reduce transmission and severity of Covid-19 in care homes have been recognised for their dedication.

Covid-related racism has traumatised East and South East Asian communities, study finds

People of East and South East Asian heritage in the UK are calling for urgent action after the surge in racist attacks on them since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. A new pilot study shows they have been traumatised and feel unsupported by the government with this ongoing problem affecting their daily lives.
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