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Science and Technology

Study or work with the School of Science and Technology in an environment that is inspiring, innovative and relevant to business and society. Our students leave us inspired by what they have learned, proud of their achievements and believing they have had the ideal preparation for their future lives and careers.

The School is an exciting multidisciplinary environment for learning, teaching and research, with some of the best facilities in the UK. We specialise in biosciences, chemistry, computing and technology, engineering, forensic science, mathematics, physics and sport science. This mix of traditional and modern subjects encourages and inspires future innovators. We pride ourselves on our high-quality teaching that gives our students the maximum chance to develop the practical, hands-on skills employers are looking for.

Research in the School is rich and diverse, with staff conducting internationally recognised and world-leading research (REF2014) of major importance to society, providing significant contributions to scientific knowledge, advanced research training and opportunities for commercial exploitation. Through a number of dedicated centres and groups, we offer a wealth of expertise to support your business development needs. The specialist centres provide scientific services, consultancy and research specifically tailored to industry and academia.

Our Subject Areas

What's coming up

03

Apr

Chemistry and Forensic Science Colloquium

28

Mar

21st Century Scientist: Infographics

TBC,

15

Feb

21st Century Scientist: Media Masterclass for Scientific Innovation 

Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus, Clifton Lane, Clifton, NG11 8NS

18

Mar

An Interactive Session of Balsamic - BCS Nottingham and Derby

Teaching and Learning building, Lecture Theatre 2, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus, Nottingham, NG11 8NS

08

Mar

21st Century Scientist: Engaging Scientific Writing

Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus, Clifton Lane, Clifton, NG11 8NS

05

Jun

SHAPE Research Seminar Series

ERD 171, Erasmus Darwin, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus, Clifton Lane, Nottingham, NG11 8NS

Our Research Groups and Centres

Imaging, Materials and Engineering Research Centre

Our multidisciplinary Materials and Engineering Research is extremely strong in terms of high quality outputs, income generation, and international impact.

Smart Wearable Research (SWR) Group

Smart Wearable Research (SWR) Group

Smart Wearable Research (SWR) group pioneers design, fabrication and characterisation of smart textiles based on novel functional fibres, fabrics and smart materials that interact with the body through sensors, actuators, displays and communications.

Advanced Optics and Photonics Group

Advanced Optics and Photonics Group

AOP group focuses on the of light-matter interaction with various engineered nanoparticles. The group’s expertise lies in high-precision nano-fabrication, cutting-edge optical characterisations and advanced modelling techniques via Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning.

Sport, Health and Performance Enhancement Research Centre

Sport, Health and Performance Enhancement Research Centre

The focus of the Sport, Health and Performance Enhancement (SHAPE) Research Centre is to improve health and sports performance through research and services to sporting bodies, athletes and the public. SHAPE encompasses staff from the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Department of Engineering and Department of Animal and Equine.

Centre for Health, Ageing and Understanding Disease (CHAUD)

Centre for Health, Ageing and Understanding Disease (CHAUD)

This Centre encompasses research in Biomedical Sciences and Allied Health and aligns with the Health and Wellbeing strategic theme here at NTU. Our research is structured around aspects of health and disease taking into account development and ageing.

Featured Facility

Ballistics Lab

With ballistics experts in great demand, get ahead in your forensics career by gaining experience of ammunition and firearms in our Ballistics Laboratory.

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98% of our postgraduates in the School are in work or further study within six months of finishing their degrees - Latest Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016-17

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96% of our undergraduates in the School are in work or further study within six months of finishing their degrees - Latest Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016-17

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92% of students at NTU would recommend studying in the School of Science and Technology - National Student Survey 2019

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