Summary: Nottingham: International
Research Assessment Exercise 2008
The University of Nottingham is a global-leading, research-intensive university with campuses
in the UK, Malaysia and China. Our reputation for world-class research has yielded major
scientific breakthroughs such as Nobel-winning MRI techniques, drug discovery, food
technologies and engineering solutions for future economic, social and cultural progress.
We work with global businesses and regional enterprises to drive innovation into the
marketplace, powering leading edge technologies in transportation and communications
through to developing drugs, medicines and devices for healthcare. We are working for a
sustainable future and are seeking new alternatives for energy in our homes, transportation
and businesses in the pressing global challenge of combating climate change.
At the heart of everything we do is our commitment to meet the
future research needs of society, industry and government.
Already ranked among the UK's elite universities and global polls for research excellence, our
reputation for world-class research has been further enhanced with the 2008 results of the
Research Assessment Exercise (RAE). This brochure provides an overview of our outstanding