Brexit: European research funding

Guest blog by Professor Dame Jessica Corner Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange The UK’s position in Europe – and implications for future access to European funding by research institutions such as the University of Nottingham – has been uncertain over many months. Following the result of the General Election the picture has become clearer. …

Royal Society calls for proposals

The Royal Society is inviting scientists to be a part of the UK’s most inspiring research showcase, the Summer Science Exhibition. Set to return in 2020, the deadline for applications is fast approaching Every year, the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition offers scientists the coveted opportunity to present their hard work to more than 14,000 …

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, …

Institute for Policy and Engagement launches

The Institute for Policy and Engagement has been unveiled to our colleagues across the University of Nottingham. This was a landmark for us, and celebrated our transition from a bright idea, first discussed three years ago, to a real thing, writes Director of the Institute Stephen Meek. It was tremendously exciting, and not a little humbling, to see …

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 …

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 …