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City Growth report

National report praises University's help in driving UK regional economic growth

14 October 2014: A report from the City Growth Commission emphasises the need for the UK to maximise the impact of its leading universities.

Rebuilding the economy

Parkinson's Research

Effects of Parkinson’s mutation are reversible

15 October 2014: Our researchers have found vital new evidence on how to target and reverse the effects of Parkinson’s.

Fighting Parkinson's
A microscope image of a cultured cell
A crop plantation

Oil Palm research

Oil palm crops leading to loss of rainforests

8 October 2014: Our latest study shows oil palm crops will lead to the loss of tropical forests.

Addressing global challenges

Expert comment

Ebola crisis: 'It’s sad we’re taking more notice because of ‘threat’ to West'

Dr Simon Rushton from our in our Department of Politics comments on the West’s reaction to the Ebola crisis.

Ebola crisis
A health worker wearing a chemical suit

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