Follow us on LinkedInLinkedIn

This is the place that boosts business and shapes society. 

As one of the leading UK universities for turning world-class research into real-world impact, our engineering and architecture research is contributing to positive and lasting change around the world.  

We're designing the places of tomorrow, creating cutting-edge tools and technologies, and pioneering the well-being of humankind. 

Explore our research and see how we are shaping the real world.  



Discover our research impact

A man setting up a Pulse device in a room
Research impact success stories

We're successful at turning our research into reality - pioneering solutions and solving real-world challenges.

Browse research impact success stories
Professor Shearer West stood at a lecturn at an awards ceremony
Prizes and awards

Our innovative colleagues and students have been recognised for their expertise and pioneering research.

View prizes and awards


View over a plane’s wing mid-flight at sunset
Net zero aviation

Discover how our researchers will deliver a new generation of aircraft – clean, sustainable, safe and silent – and help the world achieve its zero carbon targets.

Discover net zero aviation research
A lush green field transforming into a barren desert
Climate change

Explore how our engineers and architects are tackling climate change by adapting our cities, transport, and production and consumption of energy.

Explore climate change research



Take a closer look at university impact

Sustainable Development Goals

We are committed to contributing to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Explore our contributions
100 ways to change the world

Discover 100 ways our pioneering researchers are making a difference in the world

Discover 100 ways
University research impact

Our research transforms lives and shapes the future.

Discover Nottingham research