Celebrating our influential researchers

Seven University of Nottingham academics are among the world’s most highly cited researchers. It is the second year running that the University has boasted seven academics in the prestigious Highly Cited Researcher list, which is collated by Web of Science to celebrate scientists and social scientists who demonstrate significant influence through publication of multiple papers. …

Re-establishing and growing our research capacity as we return to campus

COVID-19 update from Professor Dame Jessica Corner I am delighted to share with you news that around 100 buildings have now reopened on our UK campuses. Thanks to a remarkable and concerted team effort, we are on course to achieve an ambitious goal of reopening nearly all our research buildings and facilities by early September. …

A sense of community and a welcome shot of adrenaline: Life Sciences PGRs hail virtual conference

Guest blog by Dr Mădălina Stălniceanu, Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Research Development Officer, Life Sciences Every June or July, the School of Life Sciences organises  a conference which aims to enable postgraduate research (PGRs) students to share their work and research in a supportive environment. Although preparations had started in late 2019, shortly after the move to online working at the end of March, the PGR Directorate team had to choose …

On International Women’s Day, meet some inspirational people dedicated to transforming lives

The University of Nottingham is proud to celebrate International Women’s Day – and to give a shout out for our exceptional colleagues who are dedicated to transforming lives through research. What inspires these remarkable people? It’s a question we always ask as we tell the stories behind their discoveries in Vision, the University’s research and …

Knowledge Exchange and Impact Awards 2018 – our inspirational winners

The discovery of new bacteria-resistant plastics to reduce the incidence of hospital acquired-infections, one of the UK’s most significant heritage regeneration projects, a one-in-a-million snail and keyhole surgery for jet engines were some of the research projects recognised at the University’s Knowledge Exchange and Impact Awards 2018. More than 250 colleagues, industry and civic partners …