Ultra High Field (UHF) MRI: the next steps   

The ‘Ultra High Field (UHF) MRI: the next steps’ workshop  at the University of Nottingham went fantastically well, attracting around 110 people, including UK and international experts. Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, introduced the workshop, writes Elizabeth Hufton, Research Development Manager, Precision Imaging Beacon of Excellence. The event took place to expand the case …

The ‘wow’ factor: Professor David Bates and the University of Nottingham’s Centre for Cancer Sciences 

You have been appointed as Director of the University’s Centre for Cancer Sciences.  What does it this entail? As lead of the Cancer Research Priority Area (RPA), I meet many great scientists right across the University. The biggest challenge in my RPA role was to help people communicate their research, open up about it, and …

Precision Imaging: driving the development of personalised medicine

In the third of a series introducing the University of Nottingham’s Beacons of Excellence — transdisciplinary research teams championing our responses to global challenges — Professor Dorothee Auer, Director of Precision Imaging, explains how our research will help revolutionise treatment and diagnosis. One in five people in the East Midlands live with a chronic disease …

Radar, MRI, quantum theory and more: how an enigmatic baker’s son influenced some of science’s greatest discoveries

His Royal Highness The Prince Andrew is officially opening the George Green Library at University Park on Wednesday 15 March. So who was the remarkable yet enigmatic George Green? More than 175 years after his death in 1841, mathematical techniques invented by George Green are still widely used in physics and engineering. Green’s first essay, …