June 8, 2012, by Fraser
1-7 June: The big stories
This latest round-up of news from The University of Nottingham includes new research into how to get the message across about the importance of tackling climate change. There’s also news of a University of Nottingham academic winning a national fellowship for her work to improve our understanding of asthma, while using fewer animals in the research. With the Olympics looming on the horizon, there’s news of an event to highlight Nottingham’s sporting research at the Nottingham Tennis Centre as part of this year’s AEGON Trophy. Read on for more
Climate change message must be closer to home to hit home
To communicate climate change risks to the public effectively, bring the issue closer to home, say researchers.
Understanding asthma, while reducing animal testing
A Nottingham academic wins a prestigious national fellowship for her work to improve our understanding of asthma, using fewer animals in research.
Sports research takes centre court
Nine researchers to reveal how Nottingham research impacts on some of this summer’s major sporting events at finals day of the AEGON Trophy at Nottingham Tennis Centre, Saturday 9 June.
Wins for Nottingham at communications and marketing awards
The University of Nottingham’s Communications and Marketing team has been named ‘the best in UK higher education’.
- Still little enthusiasm for retirement planning, says survey
- Curious minds come alive to explore the arts and humanities
- Watch Raleigh Players bring bike factory to life on 11 June
- Could depleted uranium reduce our dependence on crude oil?
- ‘Phantom limbs’ and other ‘bodily misperceptions’ to be explored