University invests in ambitious vision for the future of research

Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, reveals an exciting new chapter in the history of research at The University of Nottingham At The University of Nottingham, we are committed to delivering research of truly global significance. Almost a year ago, a review group met for the first time, tasked with addressing how …

The student experience of Roche Continents 2015

Neil Thomas Smith is second-year PhD student in the Department of Music supervised by Professor Robert Adlington. His research focuses on German contemporary composer, Mathias Spahlinger. Roche Continents takes place in the context of the Salzburg Festival of classical music with over 100 students from 36 countries brought together for a programme of lectures, workshops …

Multidisciplinary Aerospace Research Challenge

Prof Hervé Morvan, Director of the Institute for Aerospace Technology, gives some background on the Aerospace Research Challenge, an opportunity for researchers across all faculties to receive project funding up to £50,000. The Institute for Aerospace Technology (IAT) is running a multidisciplinary Aerospace Research Challenge (MARCh) aiming to seed new ideas for research with applicability …

Banjos and Discrete Technologies

A CONFESSION I begin this post with a confession. I play the banjo. There, it’s out in the open and I feel better already. Actually, I play the tenor banjo in Irish style, although this is a distinction that probably only banjo players care about (but boy will they care). You’ll often find me on …

Transforming healthcare with the humanities

The University of Nottingham is at the forefront of a quiet — yet global — revolution focusing on reinstating the compassion and humanity into our healthcare systems by offering a more holistic approach to nurture both patients and practitioners alike. Professor Paul Crawford, the world’s first Professor of Health Humanities, talks about the recent launch …