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.
Tobacco: Out of sight, out of mind?
Putting tobacco out of sight in shops can change the attitude of young people to smoking, while not hitting retailers in the pocket, researchers at The University of Nottingham have discovered.
New hope for those suffering from bone cancer
Children and young people who are diagnosed with bone cancer could benefit from better treatment in the future thanks to new research at The University of Nottingham.
New QRISK score to predict heart disease in younger people
Experts at The University of Nottingham have developed a new 'score' to help GPs detect heart disease in younger people - before it damages their health.
The good, the bad and the 'green' -- harnessing the potential of bacteria
(PhysOrg.com) -- A diverse family of bacteria that can cause a potentially fatal illness in humans but could offer a greener alternative to petrol to power our cars will be the subject of a talk by a University of Nottingham ...
Combating cancer's double whammy
It can be fatal if the clot breaks away and lodges in the lung (pulmonary embolism). The aim of this analysis of primary care data is to establish a clearer picture of the increased risk of venous thromboembolism in different ...
Research criticizes young offenders' institution for gang-related violence
A youth offending facility in the East Midlands has been criticised in a new report for taking criminals from rival gangs in Leicester and Nottingham.
New clues to road safety with use of motorcycle simulator
New research using a world leading motorcycle simulator to analyse rider behaviour has proved that safer doesnt necessarily mean slower and that formal advanced training for bikers can demonstrate improved safety on ...
Climate change message needs to be closer to home to hit home, say researchers
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.
Scientists re-establish dual toxin importance in C.diff
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at The University of Nottingham have re-established the lethal role of a toxin in the leading healthcare associated infection Clostridium difficile.
Dangerous blood clots increased with newer antipsychotic drugs
Taking newer types of antipsychotic drugs could increase a person’s risk of developing dangerous blood clots, according to a new University of Nottingham study published on bmj.com today.