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 …

Research roadshows: Find out about our £200m investment, plus guidance on publication of research

Join Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, at a series of roadshows this September and October to find out more about the University of Nottingham’s Research Vision. The University is also holding roadshows on our newly launched Research Publication Framework: discover how to make the most of your publications for REF …

Our Research Vision: what it means for you

Join Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, at a series of roadshows this June to find out more about the University of Nottingham’s Research Vision. Dame Jessica says: “The University of Nottingham is making an unparalleled investment in both our research and our people. What does this mean for all researchers …

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, …

University invests in ambitious vision for the future of research

Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, reveals an exciting new chapter in the history of research at The University of Nottingham At The University of Nottingham, we are committed to delivering research of truly global significance. Almost a year ago, a review group met for the first time, tasked with addressing how …

EU referendum and research – video message from Professor Dame Jessica Corner

In this video message, Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, discusses the University’s response to the EU referendum result in relation to research. Dame Jessica has also recorded messages discussing the impact of the EU Referendum on staff and students. For more information, visit the University’s EU Referendum information and guidance website. If …