The School of Physics and Astronomy is a research-led school, with our research informing our teaching and our teaching invigorating our research.
The school's research is divided into a number of broad areas:
The work of the Astronomy and Particle Cosmology groups is carried out in the Centre for Astronomy & Particle Theory (Cripps North building) whilst the work of the MRI group is largely carried out in the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre; the remaining research groups work within the main Physics building. Undergraduate projects and tutorials take place in all the buildings. All members of academic staff are research active and we have a large portfolio of grants from a wide range of funding streams.
As a research-led institution, the University of Nottingham recognises the value and contribution of early career researchers in delivering its ambitious, high-quality research vision. In order to enhance this vital aspect of our research network we will recruit 100 Nottingham Research and Anne McLaren Fellows by the end of 2020.