June 22, 2012, by Fraser

14-20 June: The big stories

This week’s recap of the big stories from The University of Nottingham kicks off with a new study into climate change which reveals that the world’s poorest countries may adapt better to the challenges. In other news, scientists at the University have discovered new clues about a potential weapon in the fight against a dangerous superbug which is becoming increasingly resistant to usual forms of treatment. There’s also information on this year’s Tri Campus Games at the University’s UK campus and news of Ofsted success for Nottingham University Samworth Academy. Read on for more


Poorest countries may adapt better to climate change
Very poor and relatively wealthy countries may be less vulnerable to climate change — those in the middle are most at risk.
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Harnessing the power of killer bacteria
New research reveals how a bacterial toxin could help the fight against hospital and community superbugs like E.Coli.
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Nottingham University Samworth Academy exceeds
Three years ago NUSA opened with a falling school roll, dreadful buildings and very low pupil expectations. Now Ofsted rates NUSA a ‘good school’ across all four of its assessment categories.
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The other 2012 international multi-sport event
Students from 20 nations represent University’s China, Malaysia and UK campuses at fourth Tri Campus Games.
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