Featured centres and institutes

 

Beacons of Excellence Research and Innovation Institute

On 17 May 2019, University of Nottingham signed a framework agreement with the Ningbo municipal government, setting out a commitment to establish the Beacons of Excellence Innovation Institute at University of Nottingham Ningbo China. The new institute and associated programmes will be focusing on the three key areas of Intelligent Manufacturing, Green Chemicals and Energy, and Life Science & Health Care. The Institute is to promote key international technological and innovative resources, and become a world-class innovation platform for the city, where pioneering research results are generated, local solutions delivered, and high-quality talents cultivated.
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Beacons of Excellence Research and Innovation Institute Signing Ceremony

 

 

Nottingham Electrification Centre (NEC)

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NEC Opening Ceremony

 

Nottingham Electrification Centre (NEC) was jointly established by the University of Nottingham UK, University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) and Yuyao "Thousand Talent Plan" Industrial Park. The purpose of the institute is to foster new companies, and to promote the industrialisation of key technologies and development of the electrification industry in Ningbo and China. These specifically include research into advanced electrical drive systems, transport electrification, high performance actuation systems and mechanical and electrical integration.

 

New Materials Institute (NMI)

University of Nottingham Ningbo, New Materials Institute (NMI) has been jointly established by University of Nottingham (UoN), the Ningbo New Material Technology City and Ningbo Science and Technology Bureau in May 2015. NMI was set up by UoN, fully owned by UNNC and operated as a company in the high-tech zone. NMI aims to conduct innovation research and technology transfer on new materials and provide strong support in terms of talent and intelligence for the development of new materials in UNNC and Ningbo. NMI currently has three research centres: the Centre for Advanced Composite Materials, the Centre for Granular Material and Technology, and the Centre for New Energy and Environmental Material.
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Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies (IAPS)

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Professor May Tan-Mullins, Director of IAPS China

 

IAPS China is the China branch of Asia Research Institute in Nottingham UK. IAPS China’s aims are to promote meaningful interdisciplinary research in UNNC, innovate solutions for current global challenges and enhance the understanding of the Asia-Pacific region across the Universities of Nottingham and a broader community. IAPS China has three research priority groups focusing on Cultural and Creative Industries, Gender Studies and Security in Anthropocene. Recently organized workshops and conferences include “Smarter and/ or Greener? International Smart Eco-cities workshop” and “Roundtable Discussion on Belt Road Initiative/ Maritime Silk Road Initiative”.

 

Nottingham China Health Institute

University of Nottingham Ningbo China officially launched the Nottingham China Health Institute in 2018, a multidiscipline research body focused on meeting the needs of the rapidly changing 21st century healthcare system in China. The Institute will span the whole spectrum of evidence-base healthcare research and practice from generating evidence, synthesising evidence, assessing the economics of interventions, producing guidelines and implementing change through leadership and management.
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Notingham China Health lnstitute Unveiling Ceremony

 

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