School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

Our research

Helping fight some of the most devastating diseases of our time, from cancer to neurodegeneration. We’re tackling the global threat of infectious diseases and antibiotic resistance, improving the health of the UK’s cattle, sheep and farming industry and breaking new ground in cross-species virology.

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Our research groups

Discover our research groups and what they're working on

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Our experts

Find out about our experts and what they do

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Research highlights

Read about some of our highlighted research projects

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Elephant Welfare Project

Learn more about our Elephant Welfare Project and donate to us.



Healthy lives impact studies View all
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University’s largest ever funding award for UK’s most powerful MRI scanner Read more
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Saving young lives with a clearer view of cancer Read more
A new beat generation Read more


Following the results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 rankings, 85% of our research is classed as "world-leading" (4*) or "internationally excellent" (3*), which is an increase on our 2014 results.

Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021


School of Veterinary Medicine and Science

University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Leicestershire, LE12 5RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 6116
fax: +44 (0)115 951 6415