Press releases

KPMG UK to relocate Nottingham office to new University of Nottingham Campus

Business advisory firm KPMG UK is set to relocate its Nottingham office, next year, to the University of Nottingham’s new Castle Meadow Campus as part of its long-term regional growth strategy.

Nottingham scientists to benefit from multimillion funding boost for biofilms studies

A national research centre involving scientists at the University of Nottingham is set to receive a multimillion pound funding boost to harness the UK’s academic and industrial strengths in biofilms.

ERC Starting Grant funding for two Nottingham researchers

Chemistry research at the University of Nottingham has been given a significant boost with €3m funding awarded to two projects to advance the fields of synthetic organic chemistry and materials science.

Olympiad effort wins education award for early career researcher

A talented early-career chemistry researcher has been awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Early Career Prize for Excellence in Higher Education for his outreach work with young people.

Nottingham academic elected as trustee for the Women’s Engineering Society

An academic in the University of Nottingham’s Faculty of Engineering has been elected as a trustee and non-executive director for the Women’s Engineering Society (WES).

University of Nottingham implement new carbon-labelling on food menus to aid sustainability targets

The University of Nottingham is introducing carbon labels on its food menus in a new effort to support Nottingham’s carbon neutral targets and increase the university’s sustainability.

Nottingham researchers secure prestigious award after developing world’s first national standard on modern slavery

Two researchers from the University of Nottingham have been recognised for their exceptional contributions to standards-making, after winning at this year’s British Standards Institution’s (BSI) Standards Makers Award.

Research reveals plant roots change shape and branch out for water

Researchers have discovered how plant roots adapt their shape to maximise their uptake of water, pausing branching when they lose contact with water and only resuming once they reconnect with moisture, ensuring they can survive even in the driest conditions.

You Tube hero professor recognised for contribution to local community

University of Nottingham Professor and You Tube science hero, Sir Martyn Poliakoff, has been honoured for his contribution to his local community by being admitted as a new Freeman of the Borough of Broxtowe.

Talking lamp posts, benches and bins come to Nottingham for new environmental project

People in Nottingham could soon find themselves talking to lamp posts, benches and even bins as part of a new project to gather views on what climate change means to the city.

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