March 2018


New medical school for Lincolnshire to boost local healthcare

A new medical school is to be established in an exciting collaboration between the University of Nottingham and the University of Lincoln to offer first-class medical education in Lincolnshire.

Interest rate hikes 'pose mental health threat to people in debt'

Interest rate hikes by central banks can impact on the mental health of people in debt, according to a new study by experts from the Universities of Stirling and Nottingham.

Three-way partnership takes flight to transform aero engines

Rolls-Royce, the University of Nottingham and Ansys, a specialist in engineering simulation software, have embarked on a five-year collaboration to develop breakthrough technology for advanced aircraft engines.

New collaboration for Nottingham is UK's first for a Biomedical Research Centre

The NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre has become the first in the UK to sign an agreement that could lead to the faster development of new treatments for some of the most common diseases, including arthritis and asthma.

Magnetism has the pull to transform our digital lives

Digital memory and security could be transformed according to new research, which has for the first time showed that antiferromagnets can be easily controlled and read by switching the direction of ordinary electrical currents at super-fast speed.

Using satellite images to tackle modern slavery across South Asia's 'Brick Belt'

A group of researchers have come up with the first ever accurate estimate of the number of brick kilns across the South Asian 'Brick Belt' using satellite imagery from Google Earth – a major breakthrough in the fight against modern slavery.

More vulnerable male adults are victims of forced marriage than previously thought

A higher number of men with learning disabilities are victims of forced marriage than previously thought, suggesting that better education and training is needed to recognise those at risk. This was just one of the findings of the new study – 'My Marriage, My Choice' which shows that there appears to have been a reversal in trends related to gender, with more cases of men with learning disabilities now being reported than those of women.

Prominent Women

A Golden Globe Award-winning actress, China's Athlete of the Century and the founder of the first women's Hall of Residence at the University of Nottingham are among those whose pictures will hang in an exhibition to diversify portraiture at the university.

Serious asthma attacks reduced by temporary quadrupling of steroid inhaler, study finds

Serious asthma attacks in adults can be reduced by a temporary but significant increase in the dose of inhaled steroids during severe episodes of asthma, according to a new UK-wide study led by experts at the University of Nottingham.

Nottingham researchers test 'brain training' games to improve the lives of people with hearing loss

Researchers at The University of Nottingham are involved in a new study that will test whether using online gaming techniques could help people to cope with hearing loss and adapt to hearing aids, it was announced on World Hearing Day (3 March 2018).
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