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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

  • Three students

    Students from Nottingham Trent University have been sharing their experiences of working as full-time prison officers at HMP Lowdham Grange, managed by Serco on behalf of the Ministry of Justice, during the pandemic.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/09/students-share-experiences-of-becoming-full-time-prison-officers-during-unique-and-challenging-placement-year

  • 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

  • Newton Building

    NTU signs five-year agreement to accredit officer training delivered by the Malaysia Anti-Corruption Academy.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/09/ntu-signs-five-year-agreement

  • Back of a taxi driver's head

    Associate Lecturer and Doctoral researcher, Amanda Hanson, discusses how wheelchair users are facing a lack of independence due to the discriminatory and disablist attitudes from public transport providers.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/07/expert-blog-taxi-drivers-are-taking-their-foot-off-the-gas-when-it-comes-to-disability-discrimination

  • Woman having a vaccination

    People who feel a sense of community belonging or identification are more willing to have a Covid-19 vaccine, according to research by psychologists at Nottingham Trent University (NTU).

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/05/vital-role-of-communities-in-vaccine-uptake-highlighted-in-new-study

  • Red car being washed by hand

    The Responsible Car Wash Scheme (RCWS) has launched a pilot project, funded by the Home Office, to test the effectiveness and value of introducing licensing for car wash businesses. The pilot is based on a RCWS accreditation scheme for hand car washes to ensure these businesses treat employees, customers and the environment fairly.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/05/home-office-funds-responsible-car-wash-scheme-pilot-to-prove-case-for-licensing

  • L-R Mr Shadrack Mwankon, Dr Dung Jidong, Prof Gloria Karuri (HOD), Mr Christopher Francis and Dr Juliet Pwajok

    NTU Psychology members donated 540 books to the University of Jos in Nigeria, following a fire outbreak that consumed their library in 2016.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/04/ntu-psychology-staff-donate-over-500-books-to-the-university-of-jos-following-library-fire

  • Man sitting outside by a fence

    Stigma, distrust, feelings of powerlessness and confusion over eligibility to receive healthcare are creating barriers to immigrants with mental distress and health concerns accessing care within UK Immigration Removal Centres (IRCs).

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/04/distrust-and-confusion-stopping-immigrants-detained-in-uk-immigration-removal-centres-from-seeking-healthcare