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Researchers awarded funding to help farmers tackle climate change

Researchers have been awarded funding to help UK farming transition to net zero and become more sustainable.

Holocaust and Sudan exhibitions shed new light on war photography

A major exhibition that gives visitors the chance to literally step into a photograph from the Holocaust using virtual reality technology is opening at Lakeside Arts on University Park in Nottingham.

Golden Globe actor Ruth Wilson champions the arts at Nottingham

The celebrated British actor, producer and University of Nottingham alumna Ruth Wilson is backing a new national campaign to showcase the enormous impact of the arts on society and the economy.

Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam to become Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Medicine & Health Sciences

Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam will become the University of Nottingham’s next Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences. He will take up the Executive Board-level role on his return to the University when he steps down as the Deputy Chief Medical Officer (DCMO) for Health Protection in England.

Stress associated with an increased risk of getting Covid-19, study finds

A new study has found that people who experienced increased stress, anxiety and depression at the start of the pandemic, were at greater risk of getting Covid-19.
The research, published in Annals of Behavioral Medicine, found that greater psychological distress during the early phase of the pandemic was significantly associated with participants later reporting SARS-CoV-2 infection, a greater number of symptoms and also more severe symptoms.

Advice for businesses from the Food Innovation Centre on catering for a growing elderly population

New advice has been published on Healthy Eating for the Elderly to help food and drink businesses develop products for older people.

Common metabolic inhibitor has potential as nasal spray-preventative for Covid

New research is developing a new formulation of a common metabolic inhibitor (niclosamide) that could turn it into a promising prophylactic/preventative nasal spray and early treatment throat spray for Covid-19.

New research gives hope for sight recovery in stroke survivors

Researchers have used MRI imaging to map visual brain activity in stroke survivors with sight loss that gives new hope for rehabilitation and recovery.

Hereditary colon cancer more common in Indonesia, says new study

A new study has found that Lynch syndrome, which is a hereditary form of colorectal cancer, is more common in young people in Indonesia, than in the UK, Europe or the USA.

New Year Honours triple celebration for University of Nottingham academics

The University of Nottingham is celebrating the recognition of three of its academics in the New Year Honours 2022, including a knighthood for one of the most recognisable faces from the scientific response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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