My pledge for research at a challenging time for our university    

In my first update of the year, I’d like to share my sense of optimism for 2024, news of successes, opportunities and support for research at Nottingham – and reaffirm my commitment to our research community at a challenging time. The higher education sector is facing unprecedented financial pressures and here at Nottingham we face …

Welcome to my first research update

I am delighted to share with you a research update, my first as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange.  I’m looking forward to building upon the work of my predecessors and the many colleagues across the university who support the delivery of our research strategy.   In my first few weeks in the job, I have …

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 …

Care homes trial offers hope

Update from Professor Dame Jessica Corner In a troubling week for the UK in its fight against the pandemic, it is heartening that a University of Nottingham-led national study offers hope of reducing the impact of coronavirus in care homes. Professor Philip Bath and Professor Adam Gordon from the School of Medicine are leading a …

Ready to engage with Horizon Europe

Good news emerging from the Brexit trade and cooperation deal is that the UK can look forward to associating with Horizon Europe, the EU’s new €95.5bn framework programme for funding research and innovation. While there remains a formal process to finalise association over the coming months, UK organisations will be able to fully take part …

Season’s greetings as we look forward to a better 2021

Research update from Professor Dame Jessica Corner As 2020 draws to a close, I wonder if any year has prompted so much time for reflection on what we truly value, and whether a new year has carried so many hopes. I am also sure that our festive break has seldom been as welcome or richly …

EU funding – how do I access it?

The University of Nottingham has received more than €100m in EU research funding since 2007, with 232 successful proposals submitted to its Seventh Framework Programme — or FP7, as it’s more commonly referred to. That’s a huge amount of money — €101,460,000 to be exact. And it’s helped to fund projects as wide ranging as …