World-class research has earned Nottingham Trent University a Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education

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Nottingham Trent University


Research that shapes lives and society is central to Nottingham Trent University’s mission.

The Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education was awarded to the University in November 2015. It is the highest national honour for a UK university and recognises the University’s world-class research.

Pioneering projects to improve weapons and explosives detection in luggage, enable safer production of powdered infant formula, and combat food fraud, have led to the prestigious award.

The scheme aims to recognise and promote world-class excellence and achievement in universities and colleges in the UK.

Assessment is undertaken by a national panel of readers and advisory groups overseen by the Royal Anniversary Trust Executive. The Awards Council of the Trust makes the final recommendations which are submitted to the Prime Minister for advice to the Queen.

Nottingham Trent University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Edward Peck, said "We are delighted to receive this award in recognition of the quality of research and the impact on society that would make any university in the world proud."

Nottingham Trent University's commitment to delivering a first-class postgraduate, professional and research course provision is at the heart of why students choose us.

As part of our continued pledge to invest in research excellence, we are delighted to offer up to 75 fully funded PhD studentships for 2017 entry. Find out more.

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