The University is committed to addressing today’s global challenges and is funding six new Beacons of Excellence to champion our field-leading response to these key challenges.

  • Rights Lab - a community with a shared vision of ending slavery in our lifetime
  • Future Food - addressing the challenge of feeding an ever growing world population
  • Propulsion Futures - identifying new ways of moving people and goods while reducing our reliance on fossil fuels
  • Green Chemicals - securing the sustainable bioeconomy of the future
  • Smart Industrial Systems - technology research that will enhance the way we live, work, play and travel
  • Precision Imaging - transforming healthcare with pioneering imaging

SHAping Sustainable Futures Hub is an online research hub aiming to demonstrate how social science research at the University of Nottingham is helping to shape a more sustainable future. 

Other research areas driving innovation within the fields of environment and sustainability include:

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Sustainability Team

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