Significant investment in our world-changing research

Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, introduces the new Beacons of Excellence – leading research areas that will have a far-reaching impact on some of today’s global challenges. In my previous blog post, I wrote about our vision for the future of research here at the University. This vision is exciting, …

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 …

Making Science Public

So, here’s an event  that I’m already registered to attend – ‘Making Science Public: Challenges and Opportunities‘ on Feb 11 up at the Trent Building. Unusually for me I’ll be going to the whole thing – often I only get time to dip in and out of conferences and launches. But as well as looking …

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 …

Nottingham researchers – it’s all about the money

Calling Nottingham researchers! Advice is available from Research and Graduate Services on funding available from the European Commission. Matthew Rackley is the person to speak to. He sent this message out, but I thought it was worth repeating in case you missed it. “This week the final and largest ever raft of FP7 calls have …