Using the papaya leaf to cure dengue fever: Dr Ching Lik Hii

Dr Ching Lik Hii, Director of Food and Pharmaceutical Engineering research group at our Malaysia campus talks about his research on the papaya leaf as a cure for dengue fever. Can you explain your research? Dengue is a life-threatening viral infection, carried by the Aedes mosquito. With no specific cure, the disease could cause haemorrhagic …

Reducing pollution: Professor Tao Wu

Professor Tao Wu, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Professor of Chemical Engineering at our Ningbo Campus China talks about his research into tackling air pollution to ensure a sustainable future. How would you explain your research? China has historically been a heavy user of coal, which generates a lot of air …

Improving patient care through data: Professor Richard Hubbard

Professor Richard Hubbard, Li Dak Sum Chair Professor in Economics at our Ningbo China Campus talks about how he is working to transform patient care in China and beyond. Can you explain your research? My work uses data accumulated as part of routine clinical care to improve the way patients are looked after. We’re taking …

Centre for Healthcare Technologies wins prestigious national award

The Centre for Healthcare Technologies (CHT), a joint venture between the University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, has been recognised with a prestigious national award in this year’s NHS England Healthcare Science Awards ceremony.      The Developing Partnerships to Improve Outcomes Award, celebrates the team’s efforts in providing a thriving ecosystem for innovative …

Supercharging the future: Professor George Chen

Professor George Chen, Li Dak Sum Professor in Electrochemical Technologies at our Ningbo China Campus talks about his research into pioneering technologies for a cleaner, greener future. Can you explain your research? The world needs to find clean energy alternatives to fossil fuel for industry, domestic use and transportation. My work focuses on electrical power …

An Invitation to Digital Research Week

23-27 April 2018 University Park, Jubilee Campus, Sutton Bonington Campus, King’s Meadow Campus This April, Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange is hosting a week-long series of events to promote digital research. The activities will showcase how digital research methods are bringing the University’s vision for research to life. Events include digital research seminars, clinics, tours, demonstrations and strategy workshops as well as keynote talks from industry …

University of Nottingham academics appointed to UK panels for REF 2021

Academics and research leaders from the University of Nottingham have been appointed to Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 panels for both criteria setting and assessment. These appointments follow a nominations process, where subject associations and organisations with an interest in research were invited to nominate candidates. The REF 2021 exercise will take place in three …

Virtual Reality (VR) and beyond: Professor Eugene Ch’ng

Professor Eugene Ch’ng, Director of NVIDIA Joint’Lab on Mixed Reality at our Ningbo China Campus, talks about his research into Virtual Reality and how in the future, the past will be as accessible as the present. Can you explain your research? I’m an expert in Virtual Reality (VR) and associated technologies such as Augmented Reality …

Life Beyond the Phd: Current student Liz gives an account of the Cumberland Lodge conference

From Tuesday 29 August-Friday 1 September 2017, Cumberland Lodge — an educational charity with the vision of more peaceful, tolerant and inclusive societies — held the tenth edition of its annual ‘Life beyond the PhD’ conference. The conference strives to break down boundaries and encourage cross disciplinary discussions, and aims to tackle social divisions by promoting …

International Open Access Week: five reasons to share after publication

It’s the 10th International Open Access Week on 23-29 October 2017 and this year’s theme is an invitation to answer the question of what tangible benefits can be achieved by making scholarly outputs openly available. “Open in order to…” is intended as a prompt to go beyond talking about openness and focus instead on what …