Royal Academy of Engineering honours University researchers

The Royal Academy of Engineering has recognised world-leading researchers at the University of Nottingham – the School of Computer Science’s Professor Tom Rodden has been elected as a Fellow of the academy, while Professor Sam Kingman and Dr Chris Dodds of the Faculty of Engineering win a prestigious award for a revolutionary process for extracting copper. Professor Rodden has …

Research Vision: celebrating a remarkable year

More than 120 people – including researchers and colleagues from professional services – celebrated our progress and achievements in the first year of the University’s refocused Research Vision. At the event Research Vision: one year on, we heard from some of our inspiring people and learned how we are working together to better support the …

Professor Sarah Sharples joins the Council of the EPSRC

Professor Sarah Sharples, the Faculty of Engineering’s Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, has been appointed to the Council of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Professor Sharples will join the 12-strong board following the establishment on 1 April 2018 of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), which is bringing together the seven …

£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 …

Don’t miss the Library Research Week Symposium

In this guest post, Sue Ackermann, Associate Director of Research and Learning Services shares the programme for the Library Research Week Symposium. We’re looking forward to our first-ever Library Research Week Symposium, to be held on Wednesday 2 March at the Hemsley restaurant, University Park. We have an excellent line up of speakers, including Professor …

Trajectories into Practice

Research impact Maybe it’s an age thing, but I’m increasingly bothered by the question of how my research might make a difference – why might a professional working at the coalface of user experience design be bothered about what I am doing?  Of course, there are probably other reasons why this is bothering me too …

3D printing – watch this space

Have been talking to the engineers setting up the (deep breath, because this is a mouthful…) EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Additive Manufacturing at the University. The centre will launch on July 1st, home to more than 40 researchers. They’re among the best in the world in the field of 3D printing and additive …