Engineering research impact

This is the place where we change our world.

Our research is impactful and award-winning. It has some of the highest levels of reach and significance in the UK (Research Excellence Framework 2021).

We're developing solutions to the challenges of our time - ensuring our multi-disciplinary research benefits industry, society, the environment and economy.  

Explore our research and let us show you what we do.




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Research Impact Success Stories

We seek to ensure our research contributes outside of academia advancing a global society.

Research Impact Success Stories
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Technology Transfer

Industries look to harness our revolutionary technologies transferring them into their businesses.

Technology Transfer
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Prizes and Awards

Our world-changing research has earnt recognition from industry, institutes and professional bodies.

Prizes and Awards



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COP27: Net Zero Aviation

Our sector-leading aerospace, materials and energy research is helping the UK take the global lead in securing net zero aviation.

COP27: Net Zero Aviation
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COP27: Climate Change

Our engineers and architects are tackling climate change by adapting our cities, transport, energy production and consumption

COP27: Climate Change
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Knowledge, Engaged Podcasts

Listen to our passionate researchers talk about their work and how it makes a difference in the world.

Knowledge, Engaged Podcasts




Discover more about our research  

Research Groups

Discover how our research groups are tackling everyday problems.

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Research Centres

Explore how our research centres solve industrial challenges.

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Research Institutes

Find out how our research institutes are addressing global issues.

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Explore research impact across the University of Nottingham 

Vision: Research Impact

From our world to yours. Our research transforms lives and shapes the future.

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Knowledge Exchange

We exchange knowledge with external partners to ensure our research benefits everyone.

Explore our knowledge exchange activity
Research Excellence Framework

REF 2021 reaffirmed the University of Nottingham as among the best universities in the UK for the strength of our research.

See our REF 2021 results