Construction and Sustainability
We are supporting the UK's 2050 target to reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80%.
Major areas of focus are green built environment and buildings, green mobility, low-carbon technology design, sustainable consumption, economics and business policy for sustainability, and smart future cities.
Our current construction and sustainability strategic partners are:
- Morgan Sindall - Morgan Sindall Construction provides construction services in education, healthcare, defence, commercial, industrial, leisure, and retail.
- VolkerFitzpatrick - VolkerFitzpatrick is one of the leading engineering and construction companies in the UK and provide specialist building, civil engineering and rail expertise to a range of markets.
Creating global energy leaders
Contributing to the development of talent and skills, NTU is involved in the national Doctoral Training Alliance in Energy, which connects students and academics from across eleven Alliance institutions. It focuses on producing doctoral graduates equipped with the skills and experience to tackle major global energy challenges and become the leaders of tomorrow.
Fri 16 Apr 2021
University Hall wins prestigious restoration award
Nottingham Trent University’s sympathetic renovation of a former Wesleyan Chapel into a graduation and music venue has been recognised with a prestigious award from the Association for University Directors of Estates (AUDE).
Nottingham Business School to deliver Carbon Literacy Training to students from across the globe
Mon 23 Nov 2020
Ground-breaking carbon recycling project launches with £3million Innovate UK funding
Fri 17 Jul 2020
Global rankings recognise NTU’s sustainability work against UN targets
Wed 22 Apr 2020
NTU receives Green Gown Award for outstanding leadership in sustainability
Thu 28 Nov 2019
Discover our strategic partners in the sectors below.
Engineering and Digitalisation
We are working with partners to produce a modern curriculum, highly skilled engineers, and shared access to talent, knowledge and innovation through collaborative research.
We work closely with key cultural institutions to enhance our teaching and learning, to build our specialist knowledge, to collaborate in research and to develop the next generation of artists and art professionals.
Professional and Public Services
We're working with the professional and public services sector to address the growing threat posed by disruptive digital technology, including fintech, insurtech, lawtech and cybercrime.
Life Science, Food and Drink
We offer partners our expertise, cutting-edge facilities and technology in the fields of medical technologies, biosciences, nanotechnology, forensic science, food and drink, and sport science.
Creative and Digital
Nottingham Trent University benefits from outstanding links with industry, professional organisations and partners in the creative and digital sectors on local, national and international levels.
We are working with partners to address major challenges in the healthcare sector, including an ageing population, maintaining wellbeing, and improving the recruitment and retention of staff.