The academic community at The University of Nottingham continues to produce world-changing research by focusing on the problems and challenges that affect societies and people on a wide scale. Achieving this involves:
- developing ideas and creating discoveries
- exchanging knowledge which generates real economic, social, environmental and cultural impact
The University is committed to investing in the people and infrastructure, and creating the environment that will deliver world-changing discoveries and address global challenges.
At The University of Nottingham, they are committed to providing a truly international education, inspiring their students, producing world-leading research and benefitting the communities around their campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia. Their purpose is to improve life for individuals and societies worldwide. By bold innovation and excellence in all that they do, they make both knowledge and discoveries matter.
The impact of the University’s research depends on ongoing investments in:
- core disciplines
- promotion of multidisciplinary approaches to solutions
The University also provides the foundation for local and global research partnerships and collaborations, recognising success in its mission through research excellence.
Investment in research and knowledge transfer will favour interdisciplinary, collaborative research while maintaining support for discipline-based research and promoting an emphasis on the international dimensions of research and knowledge transfer. It will:
- maximise the University’s impact by identifying research priorities which include input from key stakeholders, the wider community and end users
- focus investment in individual research excellence by supporting high potential early career researchers and doctoral training
- bring research expertise into the classroom, exposing students to the latest ideas and discoveries
The University will use established strength in key research areas and experience and commitment to the commercialisation of discoveries to:
- deliver sustainable economic, environmental and cultural benefits internationally, nationally and to local communities
- remain attentive to the changing concerns of established fields to shape emerging priorities