Academic Expertise

Why choose a University of Nottingham expert?

The University of Nottingham hosts world-class research across of variety of disciplines. According to the latest Research Excellence Framework, more than 97% of research at the University is recognised internationally, with considerable impact on society, the economy, health and welfare, culture, public policy and the environment.

Our exceptional researchers are able to demonstrate how their new, innovative research enables them to contextualise and explain events making news headlines ranging from American politics to driverless cars, from innovations in healthcare to sustainable crops, from elections in Asia to human rights.

In March 2018, in conjunction with International Women’s Day, the University launched the Nottingham Women Experts Guide which contains details of more than 250 experts that journalists and policy makers can contact.

In June 2018 the University launched the Asia Expertise Guide which features around 200 experts based in the UK as well as on our China and Malaysia campuses, who have long standing engagements both with practitioners and partners in the region, and with agencies and organisations in the UK with interests in Asia.

Prof Poliakoff

Media Guide to Expertise by Category

The University's Media Guide to Expertise is a searchable guide which offers journalists instant access to academics’ areas of specialty and contact details. It currently features more than 500 experts from across our campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia. 

ARI launch

Asia Expertise Guide

This guide features academics whose world-leading research and specialist knowledge is focused on the major challenges and opportunities in Asia, including Smart Cities, Sustainable Environments, Identity and Rights, Governance and Policy, Poverty Alleviation, Elections, Future Foods, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Regional Connectivity.

Zoe Trodd

Nottingham Women Experts Guide

This guide celebrates women in Nottingham and aims to provide a comprehensive database of media-friendly female experts, researchers, and academics at Nottingham’s two universities: the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University. Hard copies of the directory have been sent to newsrooms, MPs, think tanks and partner institutions locally and nationally.


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