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.
DNA detectives in the Viking North West
The Vikings are alive and well and living in the North West of England! Thats the revelation in a new book on an epic research project into the genetic footprint of the Scandinavian invaders.
Escalation threatens strike resolution, say researchers
New research has added more gloom to the threat of strikes by showing how the emotional strain of protracted negotiations can lock rivals on a path to mutual destruction.
Preserving a world favourite flavor
(PhysOrg.com) -- Its one of the worlds two best-loved flavors and demand for it is increasing all the time but now its future in the global food industry could be more secure, thanks to research at The University ...
Giving children the power to be scientists
Children who are taught how to think and act like scientists develop a clearer understanding of the subject, a study has shown.
Scientists help food firms fight Listeria
East Midlands food businesses that make, distribute and sell chilled, ready-to-eat products are to be given help and advice to help them keep their products safe from a dangerous food-poisoning bacteria.
Microscopic worms could help open up travel into deep space
(PhysOrg.com) -- A space flight by millions of microscopic worms could help us overcome the numerous threats posed to human health by space travel. The Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) have also given experts an insight ...
The groan says it all -- dominant male deer have the deepest calls
(PhysOrg.com) -- The low timbre and enticing vibrations of a deep voice have long been considered a key element of male attractiveness. Now it seems that it's not just human females that appreciate a husky vocalisation.
Innovative teaching not technology alone has 'greatest impact' in the classroom, report finds
Digital technologies in the classroom must go hand in hand with innovative teaching to have a true impact on educational achievements, research involving academics at The University of Nottingham has shown.
Automatic imitation is not only a human trait, research finds
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have shed new light on a process known as 'automatic imitation' — and discovered that we have more in common with the humble budgerigar than previously thought.
Exploring religion, youth and sexuality
Sexuality and religion are generally considered uncomfortable bedfellows. Now, for the first time, a team of researchers from Nottingham have carried out a detailed study around these issues and how they affect and influence ...