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.
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 ...
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.