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Tropical Biology | Study abroad and travel in Malaysia

Stephanie's highlights from her field trip to Tioman Island, as part of her year in Malaysia on our Tropical Biology BSc. About this course.

From  Debs Storey on January 10th, 2019 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Snail shells offer clue in common origins of body asymmetry

An international team of researchers has discovered a gene in snails that determines whether their shells twist clockwise or anti-clockwise – and could offer clues to how the same gene affects…

From  Emma Rayner on February 18th, 2016 0 likes 387 plays 0  

Outsmarting the malaria parasite

In the malaria research labs at The University of Nottingham Dr Rita Tewari and her team are trying to identify the best drug and vaccine targets for malaria. Here she explains how.

From  Lindsay Brooke on June 12th, 2014 0 likes 224 plays 0  

Can we ever mend a broken heart?

Playing cupid - stem cell biologists at The University of Nottingham are looking at ways to mend our broken hearts.

From  Lindsay Brooke on February 13th, 2014 0 likes 626 plays 0  

Re-writing the research on the treatment of infection

A major breakthrough in the search for alternatives to antibiotics and the treatment of infection could provide microbiologists with a whole new insight into the way germs co-exist with or attack…

From  Lindsay Brooke on October 9th, 2013 0 likes 225 plays 0  

Nitrogen-fixing bacteria helps crops to 'feed' themselves

World changing technology developed by experts at The University of Nottingham enables crops to take nitrogen from the air reducing the use of expensive and environmentally damaging fertilisers.

From  Digital Communications on September 30th, 2013 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Andrew Phiri - PhD Biology

Andrew tells us what lead him to study in Nottingham and his first impressions of the city.

From  Digital Communications on September 24th, 2013 0 likes 53 plays 0  

Lindsey Macdougall - PhD Mathematical Medicine and Biology

Lindsey tells us about her research and how she works with her supervisors.

From  Digital Communications on June 14th, 2013 0 likes 80 plays 0