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  • Baby

    African and Caribbean mothers across the UK are being invited to take part in an online parenting course as part of research by Nottingham Trent University.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/09/research-project-offers-parenting-workshops-for-african-and-caribbean-mothers-struggling-with-mental-health

  • Person using a computer

    The internet is playing an increasingly prominent role in radicalisation, with a particular rise in the use of open social media platforms, according to a comprehensive analysis of the online activity of convicted extremists in England and Wales.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/09/study-of-convicted-extremists-shows-that-open-social-media-platforms-are-playing-an-increasing-role-in-radicalisation

  • Woman paying by phone

    A new £3m Fintech Research Centre is to be launched at Nottingham Business School (NBS) to collaborate with organisations and carry out cutting edge academic research which informs policy and practice in the fintech and banking sector.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/09/3m-fintech-research-centre-launched-to-support-sector-transformation

  • Back of a person skateboarding on the street

    Bringing together design, economics and sports management, research is underway at NTU to explore the challenges and rewards of creating skateboard-friendly urban public spaces. Dr Tom Hughes from the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment, presents the findings of the project's recent hybrid skate-space case studies.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/09/blog-creating-skateboard-friendly-urban-public-spaces

  • Group of people walking

    New research into why rapport matters in guided group activities has shown that businesses are at risk of bad reviews if they do not actively encourage positive interactions among their clients and prevent disruptive customers from spoiling the experience for others.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/09/service-businesses-risk-bad-reviews-if-they-dont-tackle-disruptive-customers-in-group-activities-new-study

  • Screenshot of driver animation

    Using virtual reality (VR) headsets in driver hazard perception is just as good as, and in some conditions better than, single screen tests at differentiating between safe and less-safe drivers, with drivers preferring the immersive experience of VR, according to a series of studies undertaken by Nottingham Trent University (NTU).

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/08/vr-headsets-shown-to-be-effective-and-preferred-by-drivers-in-hazard-perception-tests

  • Skateboarders in Nottingham

    Following the Bronze medal success of skateboarder Sky Brown at the Tokyo Olympics, Dr Tom Hughes from the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment explains how four NTU undergraduate students have started an exciting research project that will help British cities take advantage of skateboarding’s increased profile to drive recovery and regeneration.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/08/blog-ntu-research-to-help-british-cities-take-advantage-of-skateboardings-increased-profile-following-olympics

  • Desk with two chairs

    Dr Stefanos Nachmias, Nottingham Business School, writes about a British Academy funded project which aims to explore how childhood trauma is supported and managed in the workplace.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/08/childhood-trauma-and-organisational-realities-a-critical-assessment-of-key-challenges,-issues-and-future-opportunities

  • Hockey

    Athletes and sports players who exert too much ‘self-control’ before and during competing risk hindering their sporting performance, a new study suggests.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/08/athletes-who-exercise-too-much-self-control-could-hinder-their-performance,-research-suggests

  • Red squirrel

    Traffic can be responsible for half of red squirrel deaths in some urban areas, a review study has shown.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/07/traffic-can-account-for-half-of-red-squirrel-deaths-in-some-urban-populations,-study-suggests