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.
Mast from classic racing yacht holds one of the keys to sustainable biofuels
(PhysOrg.com) -- The mast from a classic racing yacht and samples from a Forestry Commission breeding trial have played a key role in the search for sustainable biofuels.
Improving crops from the roots up
Research involving scientists at The University of Nottingham has taken us a step closer to breeding hardier crops that can better adapt to different environmental conditions and fight off attack from parasites.
Knowing the Score-Stove -- revolutionary sound-powered stove tested on the ground
A revolutionary sound-powered stove and electrical generator is currently being tested in the conditions it was designed for rural villages in Nepal and Bangladesh.
Controlled disorder -- scientists find way to form random molecular patterns
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered a way to control how tiny flat molecules fit together in a seemingly random pattern.
Putting malaria on the SHELPH
Experts have disabled a unique member of the signalling proteins which are essential for the development of the malaria parasite. They have produced a mutant lacking the ancient bacterial Shewanella-like protein phosphatase ...
GPS, camera traps and dung expose the secret life of endangered elephants (w/ Video)
"We can only manage what we measure"—that is the key to a unique research project which is working towards scientifically proven, evidence-based, conservation of the Malaysian elephant. It is being done with the help of ...
Scientists pioneer new method for nanoribbon production
Research involving scientists from The University of Nottingham is pioneering a new method of studying and making molecules.
Moving horses from pasture to stabling can put them at risk of colic
Injury, a change in the weather, a new livery—at some point in a horse's life it will experience a move from pasture to stabling. Experts at The University of Nottingham's School of Veterinary Medicine and Science have ...
Scientists invent heat-regulating building material
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new material that can retain and release heat according to specific temperature requirements could make a significant difference to the cost of heating and cooling buildings, scientists say.
Cockroach brains could be rich stores of new antibiotics
(PhysOrg.com) -- Cockroaches could be more of a health benefit than a health hazard according to scientists from The University of Nottingham.