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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 …

Dame Jessica joins Research England

Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, has been confirmed as one of the inaugural members of the newly formed Research England Council. Research England is being set up by UK Research and Innovation to support a healthy and dynamic research and knowledge exchange system in English universities. It will oversee grant …

£1m EPSRC award for researcher developing bioelectronics technology to transform healthcare

Dr Frankie Rawson, a Nottingham Senior Research Fellow in the School of Pharmacy, has won a prestigious grant of almost £1m from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for his work in the emerging field of bioelectronics. The £950,798 grant was awarded to further Dr Rawson’s research in developing new bioelectronic devices that …

Life Beyond the Phd: Current student Liz gives an account of the Cumberland Lodge conference

From Tuesday 29 August-Friday 1 September 2017, Cumberland Lodge — an educational charity with the vision of more peaceful, tolerant and inclusive societies — held the tenth edition of its annual ‘Life beyond the PhD’ conference. The conference strives to break down boundaries and encourage cross disciplinary discussions, and aims to tackle social divisions by promoting …