University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of leading universities, and we are ranked eighth in the UK for research power.

Our research portfolio is worth £600 million and we are recognised globally for ground-breaking research and teaching excellence. 

The University is founding member of UKRRIN and sits within the Infrastructure Centre of Excellence. Research is frequently carried out collaboratively and we regularly work with Innovate UK, Research Councils and other funding bodies to maximise the benefit for both our researchers and industrial partners.

Rail-related research

Our rail related research spans across faculties, but includes:

  • Electrification.
  • Predictive maintenance.
  • Asset management.
  • Human factors.
  • Data enabled railways.
  • Geomechanics.
  • Composite materials.

Engineering research

Solving real world challenges that affect our daily lives.

  • Leading the way in establishing net zero transport.
  • Addressing the need for sustainable energy, cities and the environment.
  • Developing next generation materials and advanced manufacturing processes.
  • Improving healthcare outcomes through enhanced technologies.