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Beacons of Excellence

Our ambition is for the University of Nottingham to be recognised as among the very best in the world. Our Beacons of Excellence are at the core of this global vision.

The Beacons will champion our field-leading responses to global challenges.

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They will drive significant inward investment in to our internationally renowned research areas, and support our ambitious vision by increasing collaboration, strengthening networks and partnerships, attracting diverse funding, and raising the reputation of our world-leading research.

Powerful, transdisciplinary discoveries can only be acheived as part of a vibrant research ecosystem. With the Beacons embedded into our research base, our resources will be more diverse and fertile than ever before.

Our Beacons are just part of a significant investment in the resources, people, infrastructure and environment essential to delivering our world-leading discoveries.



World-class research at the University of Nottingham

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