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.
A human approach to computer processing
A more human approach to processing raw data could change the way that computers deal with information, according to academics at The University of Nottingham.
Sex life of killer fungus finally revealed
Biologists at The University of Nottingham and University College Dublin have announced a major breakthrough in our understanding of the sex life of a microscopic fungus which is a major cause of death in immune deficient ...
Could 'training the brain' help children with Tourette syndrome?
Children with Tourette syndrome could benefit from behavioural therapy to reduce their symptoms, according to a new brain imaging study.
More support needed for women to beat menopause 'taboo' in the workplace
Working through the menopause presents a major challenge for millions of women as they struggle to deal with symptoms, according to new research.
The truth about bonuses
Bankers may well love them by the billion, but new research has claimed bonuses don't actually make us work any harder.
Keeping soft fruit 'fur-free' for longer
A new way of improving the shelf life of soft fruit like strawberries and raspberries is being pioneered by researchers at the University of Nottingham.Millions of tons of soft fruit go to waste each year through mold developing ...
Valentine's Day can be scientific, romantic
Who said there is no romance in science? Well there is, and it comes in many different chemical compounds!
Real pilots and 'virtual flyers' go head-to-head
(PhysOrg.com) -- Stunt pilots have raced against computer-generated opponents for the first time — in a contest that combines the real and the 'virtual' at 250 miles per hour.
Life, but not as we know it?
Researchers at The University of Nottingham have taken some important first steps to creating a synthetic copycat of a living cell, a leading science journal reports.
The emerging story of plant roots
An international group of European and US scientists led by the Centre for Plant Integrative Biology at The University of Nottingham have uncovered a fascinating new insight into the unseen side of plant biology — the root.