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.
Navigating our way through solar threats (w/ Video)
Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) are now routinely used for high accuracy operations around the globe. But the signals we rely on are vulnerable to ionospheric perturbations – fluctuations in the upper atmosphere ...
New tool puts plant hormone under surveillance
(PhysOrg.com) -- Charles Darwin was the first to speculate that plants contain hormones. His pioneering research led to the identification of the very first and key plant growth hormone auxin in 1937.
Cutting off the oxygen supply to serious diseases
A new family of proteins which regulate the human body's 'hypoxic response' to low levels of oxygen has been discovered by scientists at Barts Cancer Institute at Queen Mary, University of London and The University of Nottingham.
Mast from classic racing yacht holds one of the keys to sustainable biofuels
(PhysOrg.com) -- The mast from a classic racing yacht and samples from a Forestry Commission breeding trial have played a key role in the search for sustainable biofuels.
Improving crops from the roots up
Research involving scientists at The University of Nottingham has taken us a step closer to breeding hardier crops that can better adapt to different environmental conditions and fight off attack from parasites.
Knowing the Score-Stove -- revolutionary sound-powered stove tested on the ground
A revolutionary sound-powered stove and electrical generator is currently being tested in the conditions it was designed for rural villages in Nepal and Bangladesh.
Controlled disorder -- scientists find way to form random molecular patterns
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered a way to control how tiny flat molecules fit together in a seemingly random pattern.
Putting malaria on the SHELPH
Experts have disabled a unique member of the signalling proteins which are essential for the development of the malaria parasite. They have produced a mutant lacking the ancient bacterial Shewanella-like protein phosphatase ...
GPS, camera traps and dung expose the secret life of endangered elephants (w/ Video)
"We can only manage what we measure"—that is the key to a unique research project which is working towards scientifically proven, evidence-based, conservation of the Malaysian elephant. It is being done with the help of ...
Scientists pioneer new method for nanoribbon production
Research involving scientists from The University of Nottingham is pioneering a new method of studying and making molecules.