A glimpse into the future of UK fruit production for PhD researcher

Blog by Kellie Smith, a University of Nottingham PhD student researching agriculture and food security I am a new PhD student on a Biotech and Biosciences Research Council (BBSRC)-funded doctoral training programme, which includes a rotation year and the chance to do three mini projects in different lab groups before choosing your main focus. As …

Researchfish 2019: get ready to report on the outcomes and impact of your funding 

Researchfish – the online platform that allows researchers to report to funders on the outcomes, outputs and impact of their discoveries – is an essential tool supporting the University of Nottingham’s growing focus on demonstrating the impact of our research. It provides funders with the information they require to measure research impact and report on …

Research Vision: celebrating a remarkable year

More than 120 people – including researchers and colleagues from professional services – celebrated our progress and achievements in the first year of the University’s refocused Research Vision. At the event Research Vision: one year on, we heard from some of our inspiring people and learned how we are working together to better support the …

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 …

Students engage MPs with scientific research

PhD students from the Faculty of Engineering had the opportunity to present their research at the House of Commons before Members of the Parliament and the wider research community on 7 March. They attended the annual SET For Britain research showcase, held in Portcullis House, a government building opposite Westminster Palace. SET is short for …