We conduct research and work with partners to bring research from the laboratory into the real world. 

Over 150 academics and researchers conduct multi-disciplinary research to contribute to an impressive portfolio worth over £60m, funded by government, industry and the European Union. Take a look at some of our recent projects.

Take a look at some of our recent work.

Hydrogen storage

Hydrogen storage

Research for the energy transition

Sustainable rail freight test rig

Sustainable rail freight

HyDEX accelerates transition

Professor Colin Snape with biochar

Biochar to store carbon

Nottingham led project quantifies the potential


Electric car charging

Ultra-fast charging

Albatross aims to improve electric vehicle batteries

Advanced electron spectroscopy

Advanced Electron Spectroscopy

Examining surfaces at the atomic level

Inverter controls

Power converter optimisation

A new generation of motor drive technologies


Cargo ship transporting goods

A fair economy for carbon targets

Addressing challenges for policy makers

People protesting

Power to the people

Helping communities join the energy revolution

Image of oil rig at sea

Desperate times for petroleum?

Addressing challenges for extractive industries


Food refrigeration

Dual-use hydrogen energy storage

Providing sustainable cooling for the food chain

Natural gas extraction image

Energy transition

Minimising the impact of energy transition for the oil and gas industry

Trent Basin community housing

Community energy

Trent Basin provides a catalyst for change


Wind turbine

Wind power

Managing demand with wind power

Reducing traffic emissions

Cleaner transport

Eliminating CO2 throughout the logistics chain



World-class research at the University of Nottingham

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