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  • Meerkats

    Meerkats that may be used to interacting with visitors in zoos responded positively but cautiously to the sudden return of people after the first COVID-19 lockdown ended, a new study suggests.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/02/scientists-monitor-meerkats-response-to-returning-zoo-visitors

  • Newton building

    A commitment to personalised learning, impactful research and strong links to professions have contributed to two prestigious accreditations from EFMD Global for Nottingham Business School (NBS), part of Nottingham Trent University.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/03/two-international-accreditations-mark-nottingham-business-school-as-a-global-leader-in-personalised-learning-and-real-world-research

  • Students working on a patient mannikin

    The first cohort of Ambulance Technician Practice (ATP) students have begun training at a purpose-built Nottingham Trent University (NTU) facility in Mansfield, which features a mock hospital ward and lifelike mannikins.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/02/first-ambulance-technician-students-begin-training-at-new-clinical-skills-facility-in-mansfield

  • 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

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    Designers at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) have created a wedge that allows people with arthritis to manoeuvre themselves out of cars independently and with greater ease and safety.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/02/wedge-opens-the-door-to-an-easier-life-for-motorists-with-arthritis

  • graphic of different people with masks on

    New research has showcased a mixed picture on the time and the availability of volunteers during the pandemic. According to the latest results of the Covid-19 Voluntary Sector Impact Barometer, 40% of the 710 respondents have experienced a decrease in the amount of unpaid time contributed by volunteers since March with just 27% reporting an increase.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/02/research-suggests-change-to-volunteering-commitment-during-pandemic

  • 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

  • Group of three young people around a table

    Belief in conspiracy theories is heightened as adolescents reach 14 years of age, reveals new research involving Nottingham Trent University (NTU).

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/02/14-could-be-peak-age-for-believing-in-conspiracy-theories

  • Inter-generational family outside

    A new study has revealed that strong family bonds are vital in coping with the distress and challenges of extreme life events but supporting each other through tough times can also lead to collective suffering.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/02/strong-family-bonds-can-both-help-and-hinder-recovery-from-extreme-life-events

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    Nottingham Trent University (NTU) will host St John Ambulance to train hundreds of volunteers as part of the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme.

    ntu.ac.uk/about-us/news/news-articles/2021/02/nottingham-trent-university-to-host-st-john-ambulance-to-deliver-vital-covid-19-vaccination-training