Medicine research opportunities


Why study with us?

The University of Nottingham School of Medicine is the ideal environment in which to complete your research degree. Our students are the next generation of medical researchers and teachers or go on to enjoy successful careers in commercial or non-profit branches of healthcare.

We can offer postgraduate research opportunities (PhD, DM, DClinPsy, DForenSci, Mphil and MRes) to students who have graduated in a wide variety of undergraduate subjects, such as microbiology, statistics, science and medicine.

Research expertise

We are home to the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, a partnership between the University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH), working with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust.

Our translational research and teaching covers a wide range of medical and surgical disciplines organised into 11 divisions: Cancer and Stem Cells; Child Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Clinical Neuroscience; Epidemiology and Public Health; Medical Sciences and Graduate Entry Medicine; Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre; Primary Care; Psychiatry and Applied Psychology; Rehabilitation and Ageing; Respiratory Medicine; and Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology.

We host the Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit, Primary Care Information Services and the National Institute for Health Research Design Service for the East Midlands. We have expertise in running clinical studies and trials in a number of areas including obstetrics, paediatrics (including children’s brain tumours), stroke medicine and rheumatology.

Our research knowledge contributes to improvements in assessment of individuals, patient care, the prevention of ill health and the promotion of good health at home and at work, in community and secure settings.



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