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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 …

University of Nottingham professors shortlisted for prestigious Newton Prize

Two University of Nottingham professors have been shortlisted for the 2017 Newton Prize, an annual £1 million fund awarded for the best research or innovation that supports the economic development and social welfare of developing countries. Professor Michele Clarke and Professor Malcolm Bennett are in with the chance of winning up to £200,000 from the …

International Open Access Week: five reasons to share after publication

It’s the 10th International Open Access Week on 23-29 October 2017 and this year’s theme is an invitation to answer the question of what tangible benefits can be achieved by making scholarly outputs openly available. “Open in order to…” is intended as a prompt to go beyond talking about openness and focus instead on what …

Nottingham’s pledge: no hiding place here for slavery

Slavery is blighting lives right here in Nottingham. Dr Alison Gardner, of the Rights Lab Beacon of Excellence at the University of Nottingham, on how local agencies have pledged to free the victims of modern slavery ‘hidden in plain sight’ in the city. A year after the police chief in Nottinghamshire committed to making the …

Research Fellow Nesma: For me, this is the best place in the world to be

The University of Nottingham’s Anne McLaren Fellowships are aimed at outstanding female scholars in science, technology, engineering and medicine at the early stage of their academic careers. Nesma Aboulkhair is an Anne McLaren Research Fellow in the University of Nottingham’s Centre for Additive Manufacturing, where she researches the innovative 3D printing technology Metaljet, using the …

Research roadshows: Find out about our £200m investment, plus guidance on publication of research

Join Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, at a series of roadshows this September and October to find out more about the University of Nottingham’s Research Vision. The University is also holding roadshows on our newly launched Research Publication Framework: discover how to make the most of your publications for REF …

Professor James Moran: why cultures are enriched by writing and performance

Professor James Moran on his role as lead of the University of Nottingham’s Cultures and Communication Global Research Theme. You lead the Cultures and Communication Global Research Theme (GRT) at Nottingham. What does this entail? Here at the University of Nottingham, we have a truly world-class group of researchers who are working on issues related to …

Research Priority Areas: a vital part of our research ecosystem

Dr Richard Masterman on the vital role of the University of Nottingham’s Research Priority Areas in promoting transdisciplinary research. The University of Nottingham is investing an unprecedented £200m as we refocus and strengthen our vision and ambition for research. Underpinning the delivery of this vision is our strength in continuing to develop transdisciplinary advances. This …