We are committed to enabling our students to develop the skills and connections required to make exceptional scholars and enter fulfilling careers.
Visit the individual research groups, and school and department pages to find out more about courses, careers and funding.
Applied Linguistics (Centre for Research in)
Ancient Drama and its Reception (Centre for)
Bible, Ethics and Theology (Centre for)
China Ports network
Critical Theory (Centre for)
Cuba (Centre for Research on)
Contemporary East Asian and Cultural Studies (Centre for)
D.H. Lawrence Research Centre
Economic and Business History (Centre for)
Landscape Space Place Research Group
Late Antique and Byzantine Studies (Centre for)
Medieval Heresy and Dissent Research Network
Medieval Research (Institute for)
Memory Studies and the Politics of Memory
Music on Stage and Screen (Centre for)
Nottingham Interdisciplinary Modernism Research Network
Name Studies (Institute for)
Post-Conflict Societies (International Consortium for the Study of)
Race and Rights (Centre for Research in)
Regional Literature and Culture (Centre for)
Sensory Studies Network (Nottingham)
Slavery (Institute for the Study of)
Spartan and Peloponnesian Studies (Centre for)
Screen Industries Research (Institute for)
Theology and Philosophy (Centre of)
Translation and Comparative Cultural Studies (Centre for)
Travel Cultures Network
Underwater Archaeology Research Centre
Viking Age (Centre for the Study of)
Visual Culture (Nottingham Institute for Research in)
More than 97 per cent of our research is of international quality according to REF 2014, with 72 per cent graded as ‘world-leading’ or internationally excellent’.
Knowledge gained through our research converts directly into teaching material, ensuring that you are taught by the leading minds in their field.
Medievalist Dr Christina Lee and colleagues recently made the headlines with their AncientBiotics project.
A one thousand year old Anglo-Saxon remedy for eye infections which originates from a manuscript in the British Library has been found to kill the modern-day superbug MRSA in an unusual research collaboration at The University of Nottingham.
More research news on the Arts and Humanities blogs
View our courses in the postgraduate online prospectus
View our areas of research supervision expertise
As a University of Nottingham student you will have access to many spaces and places in which to conduct your independent study and research.
Many of our public collections are unique to Nottingham, and tutors add to these collections with their own personal libraries.
Dr Andrew Harrison, D.H. Lawrence Research Centre, showcases the Bentinck Room in Manuscripts and Special Collections.
Research spaces and places videos
Social Science and ArtsGraduate Centre
University Park Campus
Visit us at the Russell Group Postgraduate Roadshow
Many of our students are able to take advantage of the masters and PhD studentships and scholarships available at institution, school and departmental level:
School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies funding
School of English funding
School of Humanities funding
Search Nottingham's Midlands3Cities research opportunities
Midlands3Cities Nottingham Masters Studentships:application deadline 25 April for 2017 entry
Midlands3Cities PhD studentships:the deadline for 2017 entry is now closed
Make sure you leave plenty of time to make your application, and look out for our application writing workshops. In many instances you will need to hold an offer of a place on your chosen course prior to submitting a funding application.
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