The UK's latest research ranking confirms our position as a top research-led business school. REF 2014 ranks us 6th in the UK by 'research power'.
It is the quality of this research that provides the foundation for the excellent teaching at the Business School.
We are home to a number of leading research centres and institutes which reflect our strengths in areas such as finance and financial services, healthcare management, sustainability and corporate social responsibility, and enterprise and innovation.
Research is central to all activities in the Business School. A vibrant and collaborative community of over 100 doctoral research students is central to our research culture. We expect high standards of our doctoral students so we are dedicated to investing in students' growth and learning.
The University of Nottingham is one of only 21 Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) accredited Doctoral Training Centres (DTC). This accreditation allows applicants from the UK and EU to apply for ESRC-DTC studentships.
Nottingham University Business School’s research and teaching staff are structured into eight academic divisions that each provide a focus for our faculty research strengths and expertise in particular fields.
Research and teaching database resources
Nottingham University Business School is committed to high-quality teaching and research. Staff and registered students can access a range of databases which provide detailed historical and current information on companies and financial markets.
Find out about our database resources
View our list of recent publications
Research centres and institutes
Our research centres and institutes bring together staff with interests and expertise in distinct fields. The centres and institutes enable interdisciplinary research projects, collaborate with business and industry partners, and enhance the School’s international research reputation.
Further details about centres and institute
The following bodies and organisations have provided research funding in recent years.
Explore more research on the University's research website.