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  • 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

  • Female skateboarder performing a jump

    The experiences of female skateboarders, their sense of identity and their place in the skateboarding community are to be studied as part of a new project by researchers at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) and Sheffield Hallam University.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/04/experiences-of-female-skateboarders-to-be-explored-in-new-research-project

  • Dog and child

    A new study is investigating the way in which animals are included in schools and other educational settings for teaching and therapy activities.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/03/study-investigating-the-roles-of-animals-in-educational-settings-to-enhance-learning-and-wellbeing

  • Photographs of faces in a line

    The use of interactive rotating images could help to reduce errors in facial recognition scenarios such as border control, police investigations and passport processing, according to a new study.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/03/interactive-images-could-cut-errors-in-facial-recognition,-study-suggests

  • Graphic of people in masks

    As the UK entered the first set of lockdown measures one year ago, a new group began working to save lives, reduce harm and support communities. Associate Professor Rowena Hill reflects on the high impact work of the C19 National Foresight Group.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/03/one-year-on-measuring-the-impact-of-covid-19-on-society,-communities-and-the-people-who-managed-the-pandemic

  • Graphic of young people alone

    The mental health of young trans and gender diverse people is being disproportionately affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research by psychologists at Nottingham Trent University.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/03/mental-health-of-young-trans-and-gender-diverse-people-impacted-by-lockdown-measures

  • An old photo of Mapperley hospital and grounds

    The stories of Nottinghamshire people who lived and worked through the transition from mental hospitals to care in the community in the 1990s have been revealed through a new project which has curated their voices into an online exhibition.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/03/hidden-stories-of-mental-health-care-in-nottinghamshire-revealed-by-new-online-exhibition