The University of Nottingham, founded in 1881, is located in one of the UK's most cosmopolitan cities, Nottingham. This public research university provides education in Arts, Medicine and Health Sciences, Science, Engineering, and Social Sciences. Apart from the main campus, the university has its campuses in Nottinghamshire, Derby, Derbyshire, Lincoln, Malaysia and China. The university has transformed its students to Nobel Prize winners, leading scientists, politicians, novelists and Olympic gold medalists. The famous novelist, DH Lawrence, who is best known for his novels like Sons and Lovers, The Rainbow, Women in Love and Lady Chatterley's Lover, studied at the University of Nottingham. He was also a poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter. Dr Stewart Adams OBE, the one who relieved our body pains by developing the painkiller Ibuprofen. Dato Seri Najib Razak, the sixth and the current Prime Minister of Malaysia received his bachelor's degree in industrial economics in 1974 from the University of Nottingham. Sir Clive William John Granger, the British economist who received Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences taught Economics at the University of Nottingham. Sir Peter Mansfield, the genius who is awarded the Nobel Prize in 2003 for developing Magnetic Resonance Imaging was also a professor in this university. Ruth Wilson, Haydn Gwynne, Helen Willetts, Lord Hollick, Sir Robert Phillis are some of the former alumni of The University of Nottingham. Keep scrolling to get the complete list of famous personalities who are alumni’s of the University of Nottingham.
D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence

11 September 1885


Najib Razak Najib Razak
(Former Prime Minister of Malaysia)

23 July 1953


Roger TomlinsonRoger Tomlinson
(Father of GIS)

17 November 1933


Saira KhanSaira Khan

15 May 1970


John SawersJohn Sawers
(Civil servant, Diplomat)

26 July 1955


Anil KakodkarAnil Kakodkar

11 November 1943


Peter BoardmanPeter Boardman
Ian WilmutIan Wilmut
(Professor, Scientist)

Nigel ShadboltNigel Shadbolt
(Professor, Computer scientist)

Blake MorrisonBlake Morrison
(Novelist, Author, Writer)

Kristan BromleyKristan Bromley
(Athlete, Skeleton racer)
Arthur CartyArthur Carty

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Hugh HicklingHugh Hickling
(Professor, Lecturer, Author)
Kris KirkKris Kirk
(Journalist, Writer)

Reginald CoatesReginald Coates
(Civil engineer, Engineer)

Chris BartleyChris Bartley
(Rower, Photographer)

Neil CarmichaelNeil Carmichael