World Water Day: valuing this priceless global resource

The University of Nottingham’s iconic Trent Building will be lit up in blue on the evening of 22 March – to mark World Water Day. This highlights our commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The theme of World Water Day 2021 is Valuing Water: ‘Water means different things to different people in different settings. By …

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 …

Joining Horizon Europe: exciting opportunities for our research

Update from Professor Dame Jessica Corner Amid the current gloom, some very good news – the UK can look forward to associating with Horizon Europe, the EU’s new €95.5bn framework programme for funding research and innovation. It has emerged from the Brexit deal that UK organisations will be able to fully take part in Horizon …

Join us in March to discuss improving policy engagement with the Global South

Chris Sims, Head of Global Policy Impact at the Institute for Policy and Engagement, outlines an opportunity for researchers to gain insights directly from Global South policy makers. Countries in the Global South factor prominently in both the research conducted and curricula taught in UK universities, including Nottingham. How this research and teaching deals with complex …

PhD student Colette is research quiz winner

PhD student Colette Milbourn is our 2019 research quiz champion and winner of this chocolate wreath created by Louisa’s Vegan Chocolates of Nottingham. Colette, who is studying neuroimaging and is based in the School of Biosciences, correctly answered questions relating to research at the University over the past year. The chocolate wreath was made from …

High-profile guests and fascinating spiders join launch of Institute for Policy and Engagement

The University’s Institute for Policy and Engagement was officially launched this week in London, where Professor Shearer West welcomed around 140 guests including leading policymakers, representatives from industry, funding bodies and community and national organisations. Professor West, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University, told guests at King’s Place: “The mission of the Institute – to …

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 …