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.
Simple genetic mechanism may be behind the origin of species
(PhysOrg.com) -- Some of the secrets behind the emergence of new species have been uncovered in a genetic study, conducted in collaboration with bioscientists at The University of Nottingham.
Cities fail to recognize full potential of smart technologies
Cities are wasting the potential of smart technologies by failing to realise the value of their hidden infrastructure and digital assets.
Breakthrough in the treatment of bacterial meningitis
It can take just hours after the symptoms appear for someone to die from bacterial meningitis. Now, after years of research, experts at The University of Nottingham have finally discovered how the deadly meningococcal bacteria ...
Now where did I leave my car -- and how do I get back there? How the brain translates memory into action
(PhysOrg.com) -- When we emerge from a supermarket laden down with bags and faced with a sea of vehicles, how do we remember where we've parked our car and translate the memory into the correct action to get back there? Scientists ...
Surprising new insights into the repair strategies of DNA
(Physorg.com) -- A microscopic single-celled organism, adapted to survive in some of the harshest environments on earth, could help scientists gain a better understanding of how cancer cells behave.
All I want for Christmas is... Caesium, Rubidium and Xenon
(PhysOrg.com) -- Never mind Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh — one Christmas wishlist this year features staples of the chemistry lab like Rubidium, Hydrogen, Caesium and Manganese.
Unravelling the uncertainties of predicting future heatwaves
(PhysOrg.com) -- As the UK swelters in the grip of a late September heat-wave researchers at The University of Nottingham have warned that while Indian summers could become more common, heat-waves in the future could become ...
Passive smoking increases risk to unborn babies, study says
Pregnant non-smokers who breathe in the second-hand smoke of other people are at an increased risk of delivering stillborn babies or babies with defects, a study led by researchers at The University of Nottingham has found.
YouTube chemistry sensations share formula for success
It started on an impulse, made unlikely YouTube stars of its scientific presenters and has grown to a global audience of more than 15 million.
Bonuses and risk not linked, says research
(PhysOrg.com) -- New research into the causes of the credit crisis has cast doubt on the alleged link between bonus payments and risk exposures in the UK financial sector.