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  • Rachel Stubbington

    Rachel Stubbington, Associate Professor in Ecology and Environmental Sciences in our School of Science and Technology, has been elected as a Fellow of the Freshwater Biological Association (FBA).

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2020/09/associate-professor-recognised-for-scientific-excellence-by-freshwater-biological-association

  • Covid-19 vaccine

    Scientists at the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University are to begin clinical trials for a DNA vaccine to prevent COVID-19.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2020/08/funding-will-allow-clinical-trials-for-covid-19-vaccine-to-begin-in-nottingham

  • Breast cancer

    Scientists have identified a gene which if present in certain breast cancer patients indicates how they will respond to specific therapies.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2020/08/gene-could-guide-better-treatment-of-most-common-breast-cancer

  • Blood test

    A new blood test developed by scientists and clinicians is able to detect the presence of prostate cancer and confirm how advanced it is.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2020/07/new-blood-test-can-confirm-prostate-cancer-and-what-stage-it-is-at

  • Cat skeleton

    Uncovered in an urban settlement in Dzhankent, Kazakhstan, the analysis of the ancient animal skeleton shows this to be the first domesticated cat (Felis catus) found in the region.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2020/07/ancient-skeleton-provides-the-earliest-evidence-of-a-pet-cat-in-kazakhstan

  • Honeybees

    Queen bees ‘toot’ loudly in the hive to inform the worker bees that they have a fertile and mobile queen and that they must protect her from her rivals, a new Nottingham Trent University study suggests.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2020/06/queen-bees-toot-to-instruct-colony-to-keep-them-safe

  • AML

    A new study will enable clinicians to identify patients with aggressive leukaemia who will not respond to chemotherapy and those who are most likely to benefit from a new immunotherapy.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2020/06/study-paves-way-for-faster,-more-accurate-therapies-for-hard-to-treat-leukaemia-patients

  • Intensive care

    Scientists have identified molecular signatures in the immune component of the blood which indicate how patients in intensive care with sepsis, septic shock and systemic inflammatory response syndrome are likely to respond to the conditions.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2020/05/signatures-in-the-blood-reveal-how-sepsis-patients-will-respond-to-condition

  • Intermittent fasting

    People on the 5:2 intermittent fasting diet may be over eating and reducing their physical activity in preparation for their restricted diet days, a new study suggests.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2020/05/52-dieters-risk-undoing-their-good-work-by-overeating-and-under-exercising-on-non-fasting-days

  • PPE components

    Academics across NTU are producing vital face shield components using 3D printing, supporting the UK’s need for personal protective equipment (PPE) during the coronavirus crisis.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2020/05/ntu-3d-printing-face-shield-components-to-support-ppe-efforts