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Virtual Reality (VR) and beyond: Professor Eugene Ch’ng

Professor Eugene Ch’ng, Director of NVIDIA Joint’Lab on Mixed Reality at our Ningbo China Campus, talks about his research into Virtual Reality and how in the future, the past will be as accessible as the present. Can you explain your research? I’m an expert in Virtual Reality (VR) and associated technologies such as Augmented Reality …

Open access and REF 2021: an important deadline for researchers

Guest post from Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange. Dear colleagues I would like to remind you of an important deadline for the deposit of journal articles and conference proceedings in order to make them open access and eligible for REF 2021. To be eligible for REF 2021, your journal articles …

RIS — find out more at roadshows across the University

Roadshows showcasing the Research Information System (RIS) take place from Tuesday 20 March, giving colleagues the opportunity to find out about the new functionality that will be coming online over the next few months. RIS provides a structured way of managing the preparation, approval and submission of grant applications, as well as providing a user-friendly …

Professor Sarah Sharples joins the Council of the EPSRC

Professor Sarah Sharples, the Faculty of Engineering’s Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, has been appointed to the Council of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Professor Sharples will join the 12-strong board following the establishment on 1 April 2018 of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), which is bringing together the seven …

Blue skies and fair winds: Professor Hervé Morvan

Professor Hervé Morvan, Director of the Institute for Aerospace Technology (IAT), is leaving the University of Nottingham to join one of the IAT’s longstanding industrial partners, Rolls-Royce, as Technology Strategist within the Rolls-Royce extended CTO Office*. Here, Hervé reflects on highlights of his five years leading the Institute and on his time with the Gas …

Sharing our Research Vision: faculty drop-in sessions

Guest blog from Professor Dame Jessica Corner. As Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, I am deeply committed to engaging with the University’s community of researchers and encouraging conversations between us all. I find it invaluable to hear how things are and how the University can provide better support for the exceptional research we carry …

Happy and proud to be a Future Food Research Fellow

As part of the University of Nottingham’s investment in early career researchers, we are recruiting Research Fellows to our beacons of excellence. So far we have recruited four Beacon Nottingham Research Fellows, one to support the Propulsion Futures Beacon and three to support the Future Food Beacon. Dr Guillermina Mendiondo, one of our Future Food Nottingham …

BBSRC funding: University of Nottingham joins UK top three

Dr Richard Masterman, Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research Strategy and Performance, celebrates the University’s outstanding success in securing funding from BBSRC. The University of Nottingham has overtaken the universities of Edinburgh and Oxford to rank third in BBSRC funding behind Cambridge and Manchester. Our Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council portfolio now stands at £71m*. Professor …

2017: a landmark year in research at our University

Guest blog from Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange. In 2017, we committed to the most significant planned investment in our research and our people in the University’s history. As the year draws to a close, we can reflect on the milestones delivered by our Research Vision that underlines our commitment …