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Hello from Professor Sam Kingman

Welcomed to my first research update as Interim Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange. I am delighted and honoured to take up this role, with responsibility for the university’s research portfolio and implementation of our research strategy. I will be in post until 1 October 2023, when Professor Tom Rodden takes over as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for …

It’s been quite a privilege: my 30 years at Nottingham

Professor Neil Crout, Interim Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, is retiring. Here, he reflects on 30-plus years at the University of Nottingham The university in 1990(ish) Money was very tight, staff numbers had fallen in our school, and recruitment was rare. We were worried about the low A-level grade of our incoming students. The …

Building on an excellent foundation

Guest blog by Niall O’Loughlin, Director of Director of RKE Excellence and Strategy. I joined Nottingham at the end of November 2022 in my new role as Director of Research & Knowledge Exchange Excellence and Strategy. I would first of all like to thank all of you who I have meet and had a chance …

University of Nottingham relaunches International Research Collaboration Fund  

The University of Nottingham is relaunching its flagship International Research Collaboration Fund (IRCF). Supported both by the university’s Research Strategy Delivery Plan and recently announced in-year Government funding, the IRCF has been revamped and expanded in consultation with Faculties and colleagues across the university.   This academic year (2023-23), there will be at least £250,000 available …

Climate change: we are determined to make a difference

Research update from Professor Neil Crout Following COP27 in Egypt, I am pleased to share news of how our researchers are delivering climate solutions that are having impact at local, national and global level, from a new energy system set to reduce carbon emissions and homeowners’ bills at an award-winning community energy scheme in Nottingham, …

Our commitment to sharing knowledge for the benefit of all 

Update from Professor Neil Crout Nottingham has been reaffirmed as one of England’s leading universities for working collaboratively with industry and the public sector.  Research England’s Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) demonstrates our commitment to the sharing of knowledge and is an opportunity for universities to evidence how we support regional and national priorities and sustainable …