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  • Female eating in front of a camera with lots of food on the table

    Mukbang, a previously uniquely South Korean online phenomenon of watching people eat, is becoming increasingly popular in Western countries. Psychology lecturer and researcher, Dr Andrew Harris, explains why.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2023/01/seoul-food-why-the-sensory-korean-food-phenomenon-known-as-mukbang-is-becoming-popular-in-the-west

  • Stormsaver team and Matthew Hull with Placement Student of the Year and Placement Provider of the Year awards

    On Tuesday 17 January 2023, colleagues were joined by students and employers in the iconic Courtroom, 50 Shakespeare Street, for the latest edition of the Year in Industry Placement Awards.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2023/01/industry-placement-awards-2023-celebrates-incredible-achievements-of-ntu-students-and-placement-providers

  • Family group hugging in a kitchen

    The time people spent with family over the festive period could have improved their health, according to new research which examined how social bonds with close social circles and extended groups relate to health and psychological wellbeing.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2022/12/having-strong-social-connections-can-improve-your-health,-according-to-global-study

  • Stressed Mother Holding Crying Baby

    A trial of a support programme to help parents of babies who cry excessively is to be rolled out nationally after parents praised the effectiveness of the intervention in reducing parental depression and improving their ability to cope independently.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2022/12/programme-to-support-parents-of-babies-who-cry-excessively-to-be-trialled-nationally

  • 2023-resolutions-web

    Short days, cold temperatures, a long wait until payday and unachievable new year’s resolutions – it’s no wonder some of us are suffering from the January blues.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2022/12/beat-the-january-blues-with-simple-resolutions-and-less-screen-time-ntu-psychologist-gives-tips-for-a-positive-start-to-2023

  • Male skater at the new skate space

    A unique free-to-use ‘skateboard-friendly space’ has opened for public use in central Nottingham following significant input from students and researchers at Nottingham Trent University (NTU).

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2022/12/ntu-student-and-staff-research-helps-develop-a-unique-skateboard-friendly-public-space-in-central-nottingham

  • Professor Carrie Paechter standing in front of skate park

    Girl skateboarders have shared their experiences of skateboarding spaces and interactions as part of a study, funded by the Leverhulme Trust, which explored what enables girls and young women to take up and stay in skateboarding, and what makes it harder for them.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2022/12/girl-skateboarders-share-experiences-of-the-sport-as-research-recommends-more-inclusive-skate-spaces

  • Silhouette of back of a man in the dark looking at computer screen

    Research which analysed the offending pathways of 437 individuals convicted under the UK Terrorism Act and related offences in England and Wales has found that radicalisation is now more likely to take place online rather than in person – but is also more likely to result in a conviction for non-violent extremist offences. Significantly, plots devised via the internet were least likely to have progressed beyond the planning stage and most likely to have been foiled.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2022/12/study-shows-radicalisation-is-now-more-likely-to-take-place-online-but-internet-plots-are-more-likely-to-fail

  • old second-hand clothes in plastic bags

    The right of Nottingham residents to access clothing is to be discussed at two special events as part of the City’s plan to become a Human Rights City in 2023.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2022/11/nottingham-residents-right-to-clothing-discussed-ahead-of-human-rights-city-launch

  • Nail care in salon. Selective focus on customer's nails

    New tools to map the location of non-compliant businesses have been created following a report which found that hand car washes, nail bars, and other informal economy sectors are more likely to be found within specific types of neighbourhoods.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2022/11/new-tools-to-identify-non-compliant-business-locations-created-to-support-regulation-and-enforcement