University of Nottingham

The forgotten political generation

The election campaign may be under way but new research from The University of Nottingham shows that the parties are in danger of immediately writing off at least four million young working class female voters.

dateApr 15, 2010 in Social Sciences
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'Junk DNA' could spotlight breast and bowel cancer

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have found that a group of genetic rogue elements, produced by DNA sequences commonly known as 'junk DNA', could help diagnose breast and bowel cancer. Their research, funded by ...

dateJan 05, 2010 in Genetics
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Understanding interaction in virtual worlds

New cinema blockbuster, Avatar, leapt to the top of box office charts as soon as it came out — a stunning 3D realisation of an alien world. Our fascination with themes of escape to other fantastic places and the thrill ...

dateDec 23, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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A new scan for lung diseases

People with chronic lung disease and asthma could soon be offered better treatment thanks to a new type of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan being pioneered at The University of Nottingham.

dateOct 13, 2009 in Medical research
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Walking back to happiness

(PhysOrg.com) -- A unique exercise programme which has been proven to help women living with depression has been unveiled by researchers from The University of Nottingham.

dateOct 07, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Growing greener greens

A pioneering project to make our green vegetables even better for us has been launched by scientists at The University of Nottingham. The research will underpin future technological developments in agriculture that could ...

dateOct 02, 2009 in Other
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Net helps businesses beat recession

The internet is one innovation helping small business bosses deal with strategic decision-making and survive the current recession, according to results revealed by the latest UK Business Barometer and Business Adviser Barometer ...

dateSep 30, 2009 in Economics & Business
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