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Key Facts

  • Based on the University's Jubilee Campus in a prestigious, purpose-designed building, providing the latest facilities for research into virtual reality and multimedia computing environments
  • Ranked in the top ten computer science departments for 'research power' (Research Excellence Framework 2014)
  • The school also received the second highest rating in computer science in the UK for ‘research environment’ reflecting the School’s commitment to providing an international-class research environment for its staff and students (Research Excellence Framework 2014)

Research groups

The school's research activity centres around the following research groups:

Interdisciplinary research

The school is involved in the following cross-disciplinary centres: 

  • Advanced Data Analysis Centre (ADAC) supports research that involves analysing large and complex data sets.
  • Centre for Plant Integrative Biology (CPIB) is a systems biology research centre focusing on the mathematical and computational modelling of plants.
  • Horizon focuses on the role of 'always on, always with you' ubiquitous computing technology in the digital economy. Its aim is to investigate the technical developments needed if electronic information is to be controlled, managed and harnessed — for example, to develop new products and services for societal benefit.
  • LANCS is an initiative spanning four universities with the strategic aim of strengthening and growing operational research in the UK.


Christine Fletcher
Postgraduate Research Enquiries
School of Computer Science 
University of Nottingham 
Jubilee Campus 
Wollaton Road 

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