The programme consists of a combination of research skills training provided together with supervised independent research, leading to completion of a PhD or an MRes thesis.
Our research covers the themes of molecular bonding and spectroscopy, materials, synthesis and catalysis and biological chemistry.
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We have an international reputation for our work in animal science. We focus on the areas of animal reproduction, development and production. Our research in the area of animal production covers major livestock species. ...Read more
In the microbiology research group we are researching novel strategies to fight against infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance. We are doing this by understanding the molecular...Read more
Neuroscience degrees at Nottingham seek to answer the modern day problems that faces research into the brain and nervous system.
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A leading centre of postgraduate teaching and research, the School of Geography has internationally recognised strengths across the discipline.
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PhD Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and their Application is part of the Midlands Energy Consortium and is run in collaboration with the Centre for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research at the University of Birmingham. ...Read more
World renowned for our research in diet and health, metabolism ageing and disease, and food security. Our skills include molecular techniques, biochemistry, physiology, dietetics and health psychology. ...Read more
The School of Life Sciences has many research groups doing pioneering work in genetics, ranging across a broad diversity of relevant topics. These are divided below into opportunities...Read more
We support interdisciplinary research on applied science topics. This means that we can help you to move into the field of bioethics.
Our research areas cover four main themes:
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PhD programme allows students to undertake a substantial amount of independent research while gaining 20 credits of transferable skills training.
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Join a passionate research team who are working on a range of experimental and theoretical areas of physics and astronomy. Our excellence in research is shown by our top 3 ranking in the Research Excellence...Read more
The School of Life Sciences is a vibrant research environment which provides a focus for biological and biomedical research at the University of Nottingham.
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Engineering surveying and space geodesy is the application of science and technology for the measurement and the representation of the Earth.
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Our PhD programmes in mathematical sciences cover pure and applied mathematics, mathematical physics and statistics, reflecting the diversity, strength and depth of the schools research expertise. ...Read more
Our research studies individual organisms at a genetic and biochemical level. We also use metagenomics to examine the complex interactions in microbial populations. This is applied to:
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You can study a PhD in Biosciences as a stand-alone degree or in any of our research themes:
Soil and environment
Plant and crop
Animal and livestock
Food and drink
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Our internationally acclaimed plant and crop science research focuses on crop plants of global importance.
We have a large multi-national team of scientists covering a wide range of research areas. ...Read more