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100 + ways universities have imporoved everyday life
7 ways universities are supporting and improving mental health
Helping and supporting the NHS
Tackling climate change
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Yorkshire and the Humber
De Montfort University
Building houses from plastic bottles
Sand-filled plastic bottles are being used to build homes in Nigeria.
University of Derby
Improving our well-being through nature
Research has shown wellbeing and conservation habits can be influenced by our relationship with nature.
University of Leicester
Discovery of genetic fingerprinting
A professor in Leicester's Department of Genetics discovered genetic fingerprinting.
University of Lincoln
Relieving the pressures on the NHS through better training
Ambulance staff are being trained to improve pre-hospital care for patients.
Development of the living wage
Research has helped the Living Wage Commission determine the hourly rate needed to cover living costs.
University of Northampton
Maintaining high NHS standards
The clinical skills of nurses and midwives are being assessed to ensure care is the best it can be.
Nottingham Trent University
Research into digital technology and gambling addiction
Strategies initiated at Nottingham Trent University are helping tackle digital and gambling addiction.
University of Nottingham
Development of MRI scanner
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) was first developed at the University of Nottingham.
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