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University collaborates with Indonesian Embassy to co-host COVID-19 performance assessment

The global challenge of COVID-19 has brought a need for emergency strategies and strategy review to the forefront of action by governments and institutions across the globe. The University of Nottingham and the Indonesian Embassy in London has built on its academic/policy-making collaboration to form an alliance in the battle against COVID-19, allowing researchers, academics …

Study reveals how people with hearing loss are affected by Covid-19 lockdown

A new report into how people with hearing loss have been experiencing the Covid-19 lockdown has found there have been many negative effects on them, but also a few unexpected positive ones. The study was carried out in a rapid turnaround by experts in hearing disability at the University of Nottingham’s Hearing Sciences Scottish Section …

Raising the curtain on Shakespeare’s box office bears…and other animals

‘Exit… pursued by a bear’ is probably the most famous stage direction of all time but how much do we know about those bears and other animals that were part of public entertainment in Shakespeare’s England? Not a huge amount, according to researchers at the Universities of Nottingham, Roehampton and Oxford, who plan to rectify …

Nottingham researchers support Indonesian government to ramp-up COVID-19 testing and research

Researchers from the University of Nottingham have been working closely with Indonesia authorities to support the management of COVID-19 in the country. Members of the Nottingham-Indonesia Collaboration for Clinical Research and Training (NICCRAT) consortium, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, are advising government on areas such as COVID testing and research. The …

Journey through the Malaysian rainforest with award-winning photojournalist

The social media accounts of MEME – Management and Ecology of Malaysian Elephants – have been taken over for the culmination of a special project which will take us on a fascinating journey through Malaysia’s rainforest. Ghaneshwaran Balachandran is an award-winning photojournalist and visual artist who documents natural history, conservation and environmental subjects. His aim …

What did the Roman language ever do for us?

The legacy of the Latin language in western Europe is being explored in a new touring exhibition created by experts from LatinNow – a European-wide research project led by the University of Nottingham. The VOCES POPVLI roadshow launched today, Monday 16th September, in Pamplona, Spain and will spend the next few weeks touring eleven further …

Viking treasure unearthed in Ukraine by Nottingham archaeologists

Second year PhD student William Pidzamecky from the university’s Centre for the Study of the Viking Age has good reason to be fascinated in his area of research. He’s a Canadian PhD student whose ancestors hail from Ukraine in Eastern Europe and he’s on a mission to explore the country’s largely unexplored Viking heritage. It’s …

Nottingham researchers help 88 pianists reach new world record

Their website – 88 Pianists – and their twitter feed – @88pianists – say it all. WE DID IT! 88 Pianists have set an unbreakable world record! We were featured on The One Show on Tuesday 20th August 2019.  Researchers from the Faculty of Engineering played an integral role in setting the world record for …

I got interviewed by Kate Humble and now my kids think I’m a superstar!

In this blog, Dr Rachael Tarlinton from the University of Nottingham’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Science tells how her five minutes of fame on BBC Animal Park today, Thursday 22nd August 2019, has won her new respect from her harshest critics… her kids! My own miniature wildlife fanatics (aged 9 and 5) have of course …

Breath-taking image: Helen’s honour as NASA celebrates astronomy landmark

NASA is today celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Chandra X-ray Observatory. It also has special significance for University of Nottingham astronomer Dr Helen Russell – together with her collaborators, she captured this breath-taking image being shared around the world by NASA to illustrate a landmark in furthering our understanding of the cosmos. Dr Russell, …