University of Nottingham

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Health - May 14
A landmark clinical trial is aiming to improve the prevention of potentially life-threatening infection caused by group B Streptococcus in newborn babies in the UK. Group B Strep is the most common cause of life-threatening infection in newborn babies, causing pneumonia, meningitis and sepsis.
Environment - May 8

Pint of Science is now a firm fixture in Nottingham's annual events calendar but get your tickets soon because some of this year's ‘Pint of Science Festival' events are already sold out! Academics from the University of Nottingham are joining forces with researchers across Nottingham to delive

Life Sciences - Apr 29

Scientific research at the molecular level on a collection of medieval skeletons from Norton Priory in Cheshire could help rewrite history after revealingthey were affected by an unusual ancient form of the bone disorder, Paget's disease.

Pharmacology - Apr 25

Medical researchers at the University of Nottingham and NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre are part of a major new international research project to improve the safety and regulation in the development of drugs.

Health - Apr 18

A blood test to detect diseases that affect dairy cattle developed by researchers at the University of Nottingham has received the Royal Dairy Innovation award.

Pharmacology - Apr 15

Experts have warned a more tailored approach is needed to the prescribing of statins, following a new study suggesting they are ineffective at lowering cholesterol to target levels in more than half of patients.

Social Sciences - May 3

Inspirational stories of how people have overcome their struggles with mental illness can help others on the road to recovery, a study by researchers at The University of Nottingham has found. However, first-hand accounts that include specific details of harmful behaviour may have a negative impact on some groups, including those battling an eating disorder.

Law - Apr 29

UK designers are less likely to seek legal action if someone copies their work compared with the rest of Europe, according to new research. Experts at the University of Nottingham tested the effectiveness of design case law in the 28 member states of the EU.

Innovation - Apr 18

A project to create new technologies to improve the energy efficiency of buildings is underway after a group of researchers from the University of Nottingham, Loughborough University and University of Exeter was awarded a £1.65 million grant from the EPSRC.

Life Sciences - Apr 17

A University of Nottingham microbiologist who has pioneered research into a species of friendly bacteria that can kill pathogenic superbugs has been elected Fellow of the Royal Society.

Health - Apr 15

Smokers in Nottingham are being given the chance to take part in world-leading research into an incurable lung disease. 1 Figures from the British Lung Foundation reveal that people in Nottingham are 42% more likely to die from this serious condition than the England, Scotland and Wales average.





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