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Anne McLaren and Nottingham Research fellowships: apply now to develop your research career

Our Anne McLaren and Nottingham Research fellowships bring world-class talent to the University – and offer outstanding people already here the opportunity to develop their career with us. Our prestigious fellowship schemes are a fundamental part of our mission for the delivery of exceptional research that changes lives in the UK and across the world. …

Entrepreneur in Residence to help foster culture of enterprise and innovation within Faculty of Engineering

The Royal Society has appointed its first Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Nottingham to accelerate work by the Faculty of Engineering in building stronger links with business, and increasing the impact of their world-class discoveries. Peter Winton is a mechanical engineer whose 23-year career with Rolls-Royce included a long association with the faculty. …

Plan S: updated principles and guidance on open access

By Julie Baldwin Plan S: accelerating the transition to open access to grant-funded research In September 2018 Plan S, a new open access (OA) publishing initiative, was released. Led by European research funders, under the banner of cOAlition S, it aims to accelerate the transition to full and immediate open access to grant-funded research. UK …

Introducing the Responsible Publication Metrics Working Group: how can you feed in?

By Katie Fraser The Responsible Publication Metrics Working Group would like to invite academic staff and researchers at the University of Nottingham’s UK campuses to complete our survey on their experiences of publication metrics. Following the announcement that the University signed the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) earlier this year, a working group …

Research fellowships: bringing exceptional talents to our University

By Professor Dame Jessica Corner Nottingham Research and Anne McLaren Fellowship schemes I’m delighted to update on the latest round of recruitment interviews for our incredibly successful Nottingham Research and Anne McLaren Fellowship schemes. I had the privilege to meet some extraordinary people as we interviewed 33 candidates over four intensive days. We made offers …

Future Food widens debate on bioscience and ethics at UKRI China showcase

By Min Rose The University’s Future Food Beacon continues to build strong partnerships with China. Supported by the University’s Asia Business Centre, a plant scientist, an evolutionary geneticist and a bioethicist from the Future Food Beacon gave a talk at UKRI China’s Science On Tap at the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences in Beijing. This …

Digital Research Roadshows: helping you make the most of our support and expertise

By Aleisha Turner Digital Research Roadshows The Digital Research Roadshows are a series of events aimed at helping you to develop and enhance your research through our Digital Research services. The University’s Research Strategy has enabled access to new digital capabilities for researchers and these roadshows are designed to help attendees make the most of these services. …

Interdisciplinary discovery: the next step in our ambitious research vision

By Dr Richard Masterman Global Research Themes and Interdisciplinary Research Clusters, 2019-22 Our capacity for interdisciplinary discovery is a core strength and a foundation of the University’s strategy for research. In 2014, we established our Research Priority Areas (RPAs) to further encourage colleagues to collaborate across our schools and faculties. RPAs have since enriched our …

Brexit: whatever the outcome, our commitment to building research partnerships across Europe is unwavering

These are uncertain and challenging times. But whatever the outcome as the UK navigates its future relationship with Europe, the University remains devoted to global scholarship, building international partnerships and the delivery of research that addresses challenges across the world, writes Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange. Our Vice-Chancellor and President, …