The University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham (UoN) is a public research university based in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom. The University is placed 77th in the world and in the top 1% of universities internationally by the latest (2014) QS World University Rankings. The University provides innovative and top-quality teaching, undertakes world-changing research, and attracts talented staff and students from 150 nations. Currently, it is placed 8th in the UK for research.

The School of Medicine in the university is one of the largest medical schools in the UK and it is linked with the Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS Trust which is the UK’s fourth largest acute teaching trust. It was established on 1 April 2006 following the merger of Nottingham City Hospital and the Queen’s Medical Centre. The University of Nottingham’s vision for 2020 includes undertaking fundamental and transformative discovery and being engaged internationally to enhance industry, health and well-being, policy formation, culture and purposeful citizenship.

The Nottingham Breast Cancer Group

The Nottingham Breast Cancer Group at Nottingham City Hospital (Professor Emad Rakha, Professor Ian Ellis and Dr Andrew Green) has an international track record in the field of breast cancer pathology and molecular pathology. We have developed a histological grading system, which has become the international gold standard for histological classification (WHO, UICC, EU and UK).

The Nottingham Breast Cancer Group at Nottingham have developed extensive experience in the field of digital pathology, computational pathology and image analysis research and its clinical application in routine practice

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