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Universities at the heart of UK’s Industrial Strategy

The Industrial Strategy was published by UK Government in November 2017. The strategy aims to boost UK productivity whilst spreading prosperity to all parts of the UK. Critically, from a University of Nottingham perspective, the strategy provides the basis of how much of the £4.7bn increase in UK science and innovation funding will be distributed. …

Research Priority Areas: big ideas for global challenges

Guest blog by Dr Richard Masterman, Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research Strategy and Performance. At the latest RPA Information Day, I was delighted to welcome academics from the University’s Research Priority Areas, together with colleagues from Research and Innovation, and members of Professional Services who support research and knowledge exchange. The afternoon session of the event, …

Using the papaya leaf to cure dengue fever: Dr Ching Lik Hii

Dr Ching Lik Hii, Director of Food and Pharmaceutical Engineering research group at our Malaysia campus talks about his research on the papaya leaf as a cure for dengue fever. Can you explain your research? Dengue is a life-threatening viral infection, carried by the Aedes mosquito. With no specific cure, the disease could cause haemorrhagic …

Reducing pollution: Professor Tao Wu

Professor Tao Wu, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Professor of Chemical Engineering at our Ningbo Campus China talks about his research into tackling air pollution to ensure a sustainable future. How would you explain your research? China has historically been a heavy user of coal, which generates a lot of air …

Improving patient care through data: Professor Richard Hubbard

Professor Richard Hubbard, Li Dak Sum Chair Professor in Economics at our Ningbo China Campus talks about how he is working to transform patient care in China and beyond. Can you explain your research? My work uses data accumulated as part of routine clinical care to improve the way patients are looked after. We’re taking …

Centre for Healthcare Technologies wins prestigious national award

The Centre for Healthcare Technologies (CHT), a joint venture between the University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, has been recognised with a prestigious national award in this year’s NHS England Healthcare Science Awards ceremony.      The Developing Partnerships to Improve Outcomes Award, celebrates the team’s efforts in providing a thriving ecosystem for innovative …

Tackling ‘hidden hunger’: GeoNutrition team’s unprecedented Malawi survey

Teams of technical staff, agricultural scientists, PhD and Masters students from Malawi taking part in an international research project with the University of Nottingham were told by their government: “Your work will help improve the health of our nation.” The researchers and technicians were today (16 April) travelling from bases across Malawi to begin sampling …

Supercharging the future: Professor George Chen

Professor George Chen, Li Dak Sum Professor in Electrochemical Technologies at our Ningbo China Campus talks about his research into pioneering technologies for a cleaner, greener future. Can you explain your research? The world needs to find clean energy alternatives to fossil fuel for industry, domestic use and transportation. My work focuses on electrical power …

An Invitation to Digital Research Week

23-27 April 2018 University Park, Jubilee Campus, Sutton Bonington Campus, King’s Meadow Campus This April, Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange is hosting a week-long series of events to promote digital research. The activities will showcase how digital research methods are bringing the University’s vision for research to life. Events include digital research seminars, clinics, tours, demonstrations and strategy workshops as well as keynote talks from industry …

University of Nottingham academics appointed to UK panels for REF 2021

Academics and research leaders from the University of Nottingham have been appointed to Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 panels for both criteria setting and assessment. These appointments follow a nominations process, where subject associations and organisations with an interest in research were invited to nominate candidates. The REF 2021 exercise will take place in three …