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Posts by Rob Ounsworth

Trio of success for healthcare technologies networks

The university has been awarded three new Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) healthcare technologies NetworkPlus grants. The scheme supports interdisciplinary research networks working to deliver the science needed to transform healthcare. Steve Morgan, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and co-director of the university’s Centre for Healthcare Technologies, is delighted that Nottingham was awarded three of the …

Research strategy consultation and town halls: your wonderful response

Update from Professor Dame Jessica Corner Our consultation on the development of the University’s new research strategy is having a wonderful response. More than 1,600 colleagues provided us with feedback on the green paper consultation, and around 500 of you attended virtual town halls, where we updated you on the consultation to date and discussed …

New publishing opportunities for researchers

Guest blog by Tony Simmonds, Senior Research Librarian, Faculty of Social Sciences A quiet revolution is unfolding in how research is published and consumed. Publisher by publisher, new articles are appearing by virtue of a novel business model. Steered by Plan S, which crystallises funders’ resolve to share research widely and quickly, the university is signing up to more …

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Doctoral training at Nottingham: do you have a passion for using imaging to transform medical diagnosis and personalised health treatment?

The University of Nottingham-University of Queensland doctoral training programme The University of Nottingham, in partnership with The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia, is inviting applications to join a doctoral training programme (DTP) dedicated to transforming healthcare by delivering the next generation of biomedical imaging. The two successful UK candidates will join a cohort of eight …

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Research strategy consultation: join our town halls and share your thoughts

Update from Professor Dame Jessica Corner  I am delighted to announce a series of town halls to update you on the development of our five-year research strategy.   We encourage our whole community – colleagues from all job families as well as researchers and staff who support research – to join us and help shape …

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Building research networks in Europe

The University of Nottingham has underlined its commitment to building relationships with the University of Tübingen and other leading German research institutions with the announcement of networking funding. Funding of €25,000 is available for research projects involving the universities of Nottingham and Tübingen, with proposals that are interdisciplinary and/or focusing on Africa particularly encouraged. To …

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Nominate a researcher for a Tri-Campus Award

The Tri-Campus Awards, which recognise the achievements of postgraduate researchers, is this year also celebrating the contribution of our outstanding  postdoctoral researchers, research staff and research supervisors across all faculties. Winners will be invited to join the Researcher Academy at the online Tri-Campus Award Ceremony in May. The closing date for nominations is  11 April. …

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REF2021: heartfelt thanks and congratulations to all involved

Professor Dame Jessica Corner’s praise for REF team Our REF2021 submission is complete, and was in fact was submitted to Research England a week ahead of today’s deadline. My heartfelt thanks and congratulations to every one of the hundreds of colleagues involved. The Research Excellence Framework is a key indicator of the quality of our …

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The best job at our university

REF Impact Manager Chris Mellor reflects on preparing 135 impact case studies for submission to REF2021 I tell everyone I have the most interesting job at the university – I get to hear about all the amazing research that is having an impact on society in so many different ways. I took on the new …

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Help shape our vision for research

Update from Professor Dame Jessica Corner Our Vice-Chancellor Professor Shearer West this week launched a university-wide consultation on our new research strategy. We are asking all staff across our campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia to help shape our vision for the future of research at the University of Nottingham. Professor West said: “Research is integral to everything we do as a university. …

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