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Pressing on with elderflower research

Food scientist and 2019 Nuffield Scholar broadens our understanding of elderflower husbandry and best practice

Scientists reveal new theory on horse hoof disease

New light has been shed on an ancient and crippling hoof disease in horses thanks to unique and multidisciplinary research led by scientists at the University of Nottingham.

University of Nottingham technician wins prestigious Papin Prize

A technician from the University of Nottingham has won a prestigious Papin Prize at the Higher Education Technicians Summit in Birmingham.

Boys and girls in Malawi are equals in class with new learning app

A new study has shown that differences in learning between boys and girls in Malawi can be prevented with the help of interactive tablet technology.

Commonly-prescribed drugs could increase the risk of dementia, says a new study

New research suggests that regular use of certain types of commonly-prescribed drugs used to treat bladder conditions, Parkinson’s disease and depression, could significantly increase the risk of dementia in later life.

Could coffee be the secret to fighting obesity?

A new study finds that drinking a cup of coffee could have a direct effect on the body's brown fat functions
Scientists from the University of Nottingham have discovered that drinking a cup of coffee can stimulate ‘brown fat’, the body’s own fat-fighting defenses, which could be the key to tackling obesity and diabetes.

UK-wide clinical trial to test new treatment for diabetic foot ulcers

A new type of psychological and behavioural treatment for people with diabetes is to be tested in a £2.5 million clinical trial led by researchers at the University of Nottingham and University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.

Technicians provide unseen “vital frontline support for student mental health and wellbeing”

New report confirms important pastoral role for first time
The vital role played by university technicians in supporting the mental health and wellbeing of students has been recognised by a new report produced in collaboration with the University of Nottingham.

Survivors of modern slavery have their voices heard in new collection

The world’s largest online archive of modern slavery survivor testimonies has been launched by experts from the Rights Lab at the University of Nottingham.

New research provides reassurance that the most common ADHD drug is not linked to psychotic symptoms

The most commonly prescribed ADHD drug methylphenidate does not increase the risk of psychotic episodes in patients, according to experts from the University of Nottingham.
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