The University of Nottingham first opened it doors as a civic college in 1881. It then went on to acquire a Royal Charter and confers degrees in medicine, nursing, and other undergraduate and graduate degrees. In 1999, the University of Nottingham launched a campus in China. The University of Nottingham has well over 33,000 students. Noteworthy is its pioneering work on Magnetic Resonance Imaging, that resulted in Sir Peter Mansfield being awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology and the work on transgenic tomatoes by Professor Grierson. The University of Nottingham utilizes a powerful supercomputer on its campus Research information and newsworthy information is available on-line.
Does germ plasm accelerate evolution?
Scientists at The University of Nottingham have published research in the leading academic journal Science that challenges a long held belief about the way certain species of vertebrates evolved.
Major breakthrough in stem cell manufacturing technology
Scientists at The University of Nottingham have developed a new substance which could simplify the manufacture of cell therapy in the pioneering world of regenerative medicine.
Moving horses from pasture to stabling can put them at risk of colic
Injury, a change in the weather, a new livery—at some point in a horse's life it will experience a move from pasture to stabling. Experts at The University of Nottingham's School of Veterinary Medicine ...
Turning waste into wealth
Waste is a valuable resource that could earn the UK tens of billions of pounds, according to a new report by the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee.
Reindeer grazing may counteract effects of climate warming on tundra carbon sink
(Phys.org) —Experts in ecosystem carbon cycling and environmental modelling at The University of Nottingham have been involved in research which suggests reindeer could play an important part in protecting ...
Poultry feed study highlights economic potential
'Superdosing' poultry diets with the enzyme phytase could result in huge savings to the poultry industry, new research has revealed.
Strong teams attract crowds for international cricket
The strength of the team—not the promise of a close contest—is the biggest draw to crowds in international cricket, new research has found.
Computer game to find out how digital provenance affects decision-making
As well as giving gamers the chance to enter an online world as a double agent and infiltrate a corrupt government, new online alternate-reality game Apocalypse of MoP also uncovers players' perceptions of provenance and ...
Sophisticated simulation of the early universe on Curie supercomputer
(Phys.org) —One of the world's most powerful supercomputers is to enable astrophysicists at The University of Nottingham to build a sophisticated simulation of the early universe.
Massive neutrinos solve a cosmological conundrum
(Phys.org) —Scientists have solved a major problem with the current standard model of cosmology by combining results from the Planck spacecraft and measurements of gravitational lensing to deduce the mass ...
Support for 'fracking' continues to decline
(Phys.org) —A report by experts at The University of Nottingham shows that the public's perception of shale gas is continuing to wane, despite attempts by energy companies to offer 'benefits' to local communities ...
Striving for efficient and accessible protection against data protection violation
Obstacles to accessing data protection remedies have been revealed, thanks to new research conducted by The University of Nottingham's Human Rights Law Centre (HRLC).
Solar powered computers for Africa
A business which is based at the University of Nottingham Innovation Park (UNIP) has developed a unique solar-powered computing solution which is being used by students in Africa.
Vive la revolution! How grand opera influenced French political upheaval
The sights, sounds and spectacle of French grand opera may have helped to keep the revolutionary spirit alive in the hearts and minds of Parisian audiences, according to research by a University of Nottingham ...
Sniffed out: The 'gas detectors' of the plant world
The elusive trigger that allows plants to 'see' the gas nitric oxide (NO), an important signalling molecule, has been tracked down by scientists at The University of Nottingham. It is the first time that a central mechanism ...