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.
Improving understanding of cell behavior in breast cancer
The invasion and spread of cancer cells to other parts of the body, known as metastasis, is a principal cause of death in patients diagnosed with breast cancer. Although patients with early stage, small, breast tumours have ...
Breaking down mental health barriers in children
Parents face many barriers in seeking help for their childs mental health problems, according to new research led by experts in psychiatry at The University of Nottingham.
An energy conscious workforce: New research looks at how to encourage staff to go green
As homeowners we are becoming cannier about turning down the thermostat to save our pennies and the planet but are we as energy conscious when we get to work?
Scientists bring cancer cells back under control
Scientists at The University of Nottingham have brought cancer cells back under normal control by reactivating their cancer suppressor genes. The discovery could form a powerful new technology platform for the treatment ...
Malaria research bites back
Scientists at The University of Nottingham and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute near Cambridge have pin-pointed the 72 molecular switches that control the three key stages in the life cycle of the malaria parasite and ...
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 ...