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Event - Apr 30
Work aimed at raising the profile of over 700 technical staff at The University of Nottingham has been recognised with a prestigious award presented on the eve of the Supporting World Class Science conference.
Health - May 14, 2019

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.

Chemistry - May 7, 2019

Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff has been awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry's (RSC) Longstaff prize - given in recognition of the RSC member who has done the most to advance the science of chemistry.

Life Sciences - Apr 29, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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. The research team led by  Dr Cath Rees , an expert in microbiology in the  School of Biosciences  and  Dr Ben Swift (now at the Royal Veterinary College), were presented with this award by Princess Anne at a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

Environment - May 8, 2019

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 deliver talks and demonstrations that will bring contemporary scientific research to a pub or café near you.

Social Sciences - May 3, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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. Professor Liz Sockett, from the School of Life Sciences, is the first female scientist from the University of Nottingham to be made a Fellow and is one of fifty eminent scientists from across the world to be elected to the prestigious Society this year.





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