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.
Public awareness of fracking the method of extracting shale gas is low, despite high levels of coverage of the controversial process in the media, a new study has found. And while people link fracking to earthquakes ...
The effect of spaceflight on a microscopic worm Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) could help it to live longer.
Experts at The University of Nottingham are the first to create a stable version of a trophy molecule that has eluded scientists for decades.
(Phys.org) -- The poorest societies may be more able to adapt to the threat that climate change poses to food supplies than their slightly richer peers.
(Phys.org) -- Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered new clues about a potential weapon in the fight against a dangerous superbug which is becoming increasingly resistant to usual forms of treatment.
(Phys.org) -- A novel porous material that has unique carbon dioxide adsorption properties has been developed through research led by The University of Nottingham.
Three quarters of Britons are still making little provision for their retirement, according to new research.
Effectively communicating climate change risks to the general public could all hinge on bringing the issue closer to home, research by a team from Nottingham and Cardiff Universities has found.
(Phys.org) -- A simple three-step chemical reaction which could herald the introduction of new sustainable feedstocks for the chemical industry has been developed by scientists at The University of Nottingham.
Researchers have called for a consistent and supportive approach to child abandonment in Europe to protect the welfare of the hundreds of youngsters given up by their parents every year.