Research and Innovation

Reasons to enter



These awards are an opportunity to recognise the societal and economic impact of our research in its many forms and arising from every faculty across the University. I look forward to celebrating your success with you alongside your colleagues, collaborators, funders and beneficiaries.

Professor Dame Jessica Corner, Pro Vice Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, University of Nottingham



Future REF case studies

The awards provide an opportunity for you to think about and evaluate the impact of your work and could form the basis of a future successful REF case study.

Peer recognition

The awards provide recognition across the University and beyond for your work and achievements. Winning or being nominated for an award can enhance your career prospects.


Working through the application process enables you to evaluate the work you are doing and to think about how you could potentially improve in the future.

Increased credibility

Awards are regarded as a sign of quality which will help to secure future business engagement work and increase the confidence of your clients.

Team motivation

The awards recognise the achievements of your researchers and support staff, so winning one provides a boost for the whole team.






Research and Innovation

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