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University News Review — September 2019

Welcome to the September 2019 News Review which features some of our top news stories from the month…   See bike, say bike! The story that drivers are five times more likely to forget seeing an oncoming motorcycle than a car, appeared in the news headlines in September. Fatal crashes involving cars and motorbikes may …

University News Review — Summer 2019

Welcome to the summer 2019 News Review which features some of our top news stories from July and August…   Scientists say there may be less than 10 years’ worth of shale gas left Scientists from the University of Nottingham and the British Geological Survey have said that the UK has five times less underground …

University News Review — March 2019

The University’s Press Office saw many top stories hit the headlines in March… When am AI going to die? A press release revealing new study findings — that artificial intelligence can predict premature death — generated national coverage in March from a number of top outlets. Media Relations Manager for Medicine and Health Sciences, Emma …

University News Review — February 2019

The University’s Press Office saw many top stories hit the headlines in February… A fish called Mary The story about a female stickleback fish, nick-named Mary, which left scientists baffled after appearing to become pregnant without a mate, made national headlines this month. The Telegraph, The Times, The Guardian, iNews and the Mail Online all …

University News Review — January 2019

The beginning of 2019 saw University of Nottingham stories in the news… New Year, new you! A new study, which looked at 28 top-ranking universities to see which offered the best facilities for health and fitness, found the University of Nottingham the best in the UK. iNews reported that the University topped the list for …

Astrophysics to Westminster to influence evidence based decision making

Attending and speaking at the All-Party Parliamentary group on Data Analytics has been one of the highlights, so far, of Christopher Conselice’s week in Westminster. He was the only academic to attend the meeting and after making his own contribution he’s convinced more scientists and academics can make a real contribution to future policy. In …

University News Review — September 2018

September saw many University of Nottingham news stories in the headlines… The dirtiest area of the airport The story that airport security trays carry more viruses than toilet surfaces, hit the national headlines this month. According to pandemic scientists at the University of Nottingham and the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare, the plastic …