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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, …

Global Challenges Research Fund: launch of £1.5m internal awards

On 2 April the University launches the second round of internal awards to support the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). We are allocating £1.5m to projects seeking to address sustainable development goals in developing countries. Interdisciplinary, pilot and networking awards are available. A launch event for the 2019 GCRF call takes place 2-3pm on Tuesday …

Precision Imaging: find out more about the beacon and catalyst funding for research

The Precision Imaging Beacon Beacon of Excellence is inviting researchers from across the University to a catalyst funding and engagement event on 5 April. This is an opportunity for researchers across all disciplines to find out more about the beacon and its ambition to develop the next generation of imaging tools to enable precision medicine. …

World Water Day: our commitment to securing this priceless global resource for all

The University of Nottingham’s iconic Trent Building will be lit up in blue on the evening of 22 March – to mark World Water Day. This highlights our commitment to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all, writes Dr Rachel Gomes of the Faculty of …

Delivering select committee oral evidence: a personal reflection

Dr Andrew Mumford shares his experience of giving evidence on hybrid warfare to the House of Commons Defence Select Committee: On a grey Tuesday afternoon in early March I sat down in front of what looked like the toughest job interview panel you could ever imagine. A row of be-suited, bespectacled parliamentarians sat in front …