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.
Solar powered computers for Africa
A business which is based at the University of Nottingham Innovation Park (UNIP) has developed a unique solar-powered computing solution which is being used by students in Africa.
X-ray vision puts Nottingham plant and soil sciences on the world stage
A multidisciplinary team of scientists at The University of Nottingham are using some of the most advanced X-ray micro Computed Tomography (CT) scanners to learn how to design plant roots so they can interact better with ...
Striving for efficient and accessible protection against data protection violation
Obstacles to accessing data protection remedies have been revealed, thanks to new research conducted by The University of Nottingham's Human Rights Law Centre (HRLC).
New bacteria resistant materials discovered
(Phys.org) -- Using state-of-the-art technology scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered a new class of polymers that are resistant to bacterial attachment. These new materials could lead to a significant ...
Why do plant roots grow down and not up?
(PhysOrg.com) -- It is essential for roots to grow down so they can explore the soil and maximise their water uptake. But how they know that is a question that has fascinated scientists since Darwin. Now scientists led by ...
Vive la revolution! How grand opera influenced French political upheaval
The sights, sounds and spectacle of French grand opera may have helped to keep the revolutionary spirit alive in the hearts and minds of Parisian audiences, according to research by a University of Nottingham academic.
Scientific discovery offers 'green' solution in fight against greenhouse gases
(Phys.org)—A low-cost new material that could lead to innovative technologies to tackle global warming has been discovered by scientists at The University of Nottingham.
Scientific breakthrough to pave the way for human stem cell factories
(PhysOrg.com) -- Large scale, cost-effective stem cell factories able to keep up with demand for new therapies to treat a range of human illnesses are a step closer to reality, thanks to a scientific breakthrough involving ...
Beautiful coding—new University project develops next generation of QR codes
A new innovation from The University of Nottingham is promising to transform the way we digitally interact with new products and services by developing the next generation of easier-on-the-eye QR codes.
Microscopic worms could hold the key to living life on Mars
The astrophysicist Stephen Hawking believes that if humanity is to survive we will have to pull up sticks and colonise space. But is the human body up to the challenge?