It was founded as University College Nottingham in 1881 and granted a Royal Charter in 1948.
Nottingham’s main campus, University Park, is situated on the outskirts of the City of Nottingham, with a number of smaller campuses and a teaching hospital (Queen’s Medical Centre) located elsewhere in Nottinghamshire.
Outside the United Kingdom, Nottingham has campuses in Semenyih, Malaysia and Ningbo, China. Nottingham is organised into five constituent faculties, within which there are more than 50 departments, institutes and research centres. Nottingham has around 34,000 students and 9,000 staff and had a total income of £520 million in 2012/13, of which £100 million was from research grants and contracts.
As of 2013 the university was ranked 24th nationally and 174th internationally by Times Higher Education. A 2013 survey suggested it is the second most targeted university by the UK’s top employers.
In 2012 Nottingham was ranked 13th in the world in terms of the number of alumni listed among CEOs of the Fortune Global 500. It is also ranked 2nd (joint with Oxford) in the 2012 Summer Olympics table of British medal winners. In the 2011 GreenMetric World University Ranking, Nottingham was the world’s most sustainable campus.
University of Nottingham research articles from Innovation Toronto
- Major breakthrough in stem cell manufacturing technology
- Assessing the impact of climate change on a global scale
- Breaking up the superbugs’ party
- World-Changing Technology Enables Crops to Take Nitrogen from the Air
- Harmless Soil-Dwelling Bacteria Successfully Kill Cancer
- Scientists Invent Heat-Regulating Building Material
- Axolotl eggs could provide a potent weapon in fight against cancer
- CPT’s auto exhaust gas energy recovery system
- Cheap and Green: Spin-Off to Revolutionize Sustainable Energy
- 1930s Home Goes Green
- Cooking With Sound: Bio-Mass Burning Stove Also Converts Heat Into Sound Then Electricity
- How does your garden grow?
- Sensors in Beehives May Warn of Disease
- Graphene’s high-speed seesaw revolutionary transistor technology
- Riding the data wave
- Exploring open access in higher education: live chat best bits
- Artificial intelligence: Luddite legacy