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  • Cave bear skulls

    Scientists have successfully sequenced the genome of an extinct cave bear using a 360,000-year-old bone – the oldest genome of any organism from a non-permafrost environment.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/02/dna-from-360,000-year-old-bone-reveals-oldest-non-permafrost-genome-and-a-new-evolutionary-history-for-extinct-cave-bear

  • Mobile phone

    Research published today shows how digital providers are coming together to support the mental health needs of millions of users unable to access traditional services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/02/digital-platforms-could-enable-monitoring-of-mental-health-crises-in-real-time,-say-researchers

  • Spitting cobra (Image Wolfgang Wüster)

    Snake venom evolution is associated with a role in defence, rather than the wide consensus that it has been driven solely for capturing prey, according to a new study involving Nottingham Trent University.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/01/spitting-cobras-show-snake-venom-can-evolve-for-defence

  • MTIF Clifton

    Work has been completed on a new dual-site facility in Nottingham which will produce the next generation of medical devices and technologies.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/01/new-medical-technologies-facility-will-accelerate-innovation-and-improve-lives-of-patients

  • Nanoparticle scaffold

    Scientists have developed a new material which could pave the way for cheap, pocket-sized breath testing kits capable of warning people they are at risk of developing diseases at the very early stages.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2020/11/new-material-paves-way-for-nano-tech-breath-testing-sensors-which-could-detect-chronic-illnesses

  • Bioscience home lab kits ready to send out to students

    Academics within our Biosciences department have come up with an ingenious solution to the challenges of blended learning, by designing a ‘Home Lab’ kit that first year Biosciences students can use at home.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2020/11/home-lab-kits-provided-to-bioscience-students-to-support-blended-learning

  • Cave 465 interior

    Researchers studying ancient wall paintings in a Tibetan Buddhist cave temple in north west China made a surprising discovery, when they uncovered a prayer written in Sanskrit which they believe may have been accidentally pasted onto the ceiling upside down by workers more than 700 years ago.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2020/11/scientists-reveal-700-year-old-caves-hidden-secrets

  • Dr Mohsen Rahmani stood in his office

    Dr Mohsen Rahmani, part of the Department of Engineering in NTU’s School of Science and Technology, has been awarded a £250,000 Wolfson Fellowship

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2020/11/ntu-awarded-prestigious-royal-society-wolfson-fellowship

  • Antiviral facemask

    A new antiviral facemask which uses nanotechnology to kill viruses including COVID-19 and influenza has been designed and developed by a Nottingham Trent University scientist.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2020/11/scientists-develop-facemask-which-can-kill-viruses-on-contact

  • Mohsen Rahmani stood outside the Engineering building

    Dr Mohsen Rahmani in the Department of Engineering in NTU’s School of Science and Technology has been awarded a £1.2 million Future Leaders Fellowship

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2020/10/ntu-awarded-future-leaders-fellowship-by-uk-research-and-innovation