School of Health Sciences

Our research

At the School of Health Sciences, we have six key research groups or strategic research areas. Each provides a focus for research excellence in a specific field, drawing together researchers from across our school and forging collaborations with partners all over the world.

A group of three postgraduate students having a discussion at a table in the Clinical Skills Centre (Medical School)




  • We have been ranked 4th in the UK for our research quality in the Research Excellence Framework (REF2021) results. We were part of a joint return with the School of Pharmacy and colleagues from the School of Medicine (UOA3 Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing, and Pharmacy).
  • 96% of our research is world-leading or internationally excellent.
  • Our research environment is 100% world-leading.

Head of School, Professor Jo Lymn, said: "This is a marvellous result and is testimony to the passion, innovation, and determination of our researchers who conduct research which aims to improve the healthcare and wellbeing of individuals and their families."




School of Health Sciences

B236, Medical School
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham, NG7 2HA

telephone: +44 (0)115 95 15559