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Midlands universities partnership will train the next generation of arts and humanities researchers 

16 Aug 18

Eight leading universities in the Midlands, including the University of Warwick, are joining together to train the next generation of highly-skilled arts and humanities researchers, thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (…


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Formula 1 driving simulation technology could help put the UK on the fast track to self-driving vehicles 

16 Aug 18

A new research programme by WMG at the University of Warwick, and XPI Simulation, co-funded by Innovate UK, is examining the potential for applying the simulation technology used to train Formula 1® drivers for the testing and certification of …


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Multilingualism is alive and well says, IANLS President and Warwick Professor, Ingrid De Smet – as is Latin! 

15 Aug 18

As President of the International Association for Neo-Latin Studies (IANLS), Professor Ingrid De Smet, of the University of Warwick’s School of Modern Languages and Cultures and Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, hosted, with fellow members …


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Leading Digital and innovation strategy expert appointed as University of Warwick’s first Director of Innovation 

15 Aug 18

Digital and innovation strategy expert David Plumb has been appointed to the new role of Director of Innovation at the University of Warwick.


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Bacteria-fighting polymers created with light 

14 Aug 18

Hundreds of polymers which could kill drug-resistant superbugs in novel ways can be produced and tested using light, using a method developed at the University of Warwick…


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Historic space weather could clarify what’s next 

13 Aug 18

Historic space weather may help us understand what’s coming next, according to new research by the University of Warwick.


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£100 million new funding for WMG’s work in the High Value Manufacturing Centre – will help create the technologies of tomorrow 

10 Aug 18

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP has announced today (Friday 10 th August 2018) that WMG, at the University of Warwick, has been awarded £100m in Government funding for WMG’s work in the High Value Manufacturing …


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Foster mum achieves first class results from Warwick 

9 Aug 18

A foster mum from Nuneaton has graduated from the University of Warwick’s Centre for Life Long Learning with a first class degree.


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Urgent World Cup TV betting adverts now urgent problem for Advertising Standards Authority says new psychology research 

9 Aug 18

Research by applied psychologists at the University of Warwick on urgent TV betting adverts during the recent football FIFA World Cup has led them to have significant concerns for punters, and a challenge for the UK’s Advertising Standards …


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Ground-breaking economist honoured by University of Warwick 

7 Aug 18

Twice in her life Deirdre McCloskey, professor emerita of economics, history, English, and communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has torn up the rule book as a young economist challenging the fundamentals of the discipline, and in …


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Leading lawyer receives honorary doctorate from the University of Warwick 

3 Aug 18

Trailblazing lawyer Dr Julie Maxton has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Warwick.


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New digital hub for emerging and aspiring writers launched 

3 Aug 18

The Sunday Times Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award, in association with theUniversity of Warwick, is extending its digital offer with high-profile authors and literary experts contributing to an engaging, accessible online hub for…


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Midlands based global doyens of darkness are LED into daylight 

2 Aug 18

Midlands based Global darkroom specialists Paterson Photographic Ltd in Tiptonhave addeddaylight to darkness in their leading studio and theatre lighting thanks to LED technology support from WMG at the University of Warwick.


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Stephen Sackur, present of the BBC’s HARDtalk, receives Honorary Doctorate 

1 Aug 18

Few journalists have spoken with more of the world’s leading politicians, thinkers, scientists and artists than Stephen Sackur.


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Real-time foot-and-mouth strategy to better fight disease 

31 Jul 18

Future outbreaks of foot-and-mouth (FMD) disease can be combatted quickly and efficiently from early on when authorities have minimal information thanks to a new real-time strategy, developed by researchers at the University of Warwick.


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UK Government must provide road map for gas after Brexit, urges new report 

31 Jul 18

March 2018’s ‘Beast from the East’ saw the UK National Grid issue its first gas deficit warning for 8 years.


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Transport Minister visits WMG to launch Call for Evidence on the Future of Mobility and announce 6 research projects on autonomous vehicles 

30 Jul 18

Jesse Norman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Department for Transport, is visiting WMG, at the University of Warwick, today Monday 30 th July 2018 to launch the Government’s “Call for Evidence on the Future of Mobility”.


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NASA chief praises Warwick’s satellite programme 

26 Jul 18

NASA’s principal advisor on technology and programmes has praised the University of Warwick’s satellite project WUSAT , calling it “remarkable work”.


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“Grasp the opportunity if you can, at any time in your life.” New Warwick Honorary graduate Heidi Meyer is a passionate advocate of education 

26 Jul 18

New University of Warwick Honorary Graduate Heidi Meyer hopes that her Honorary Doctorate of Laws, awarded on the final day of Summer 2018 graduation, will help her in her mission to encourage women of all ages to experience the joy of learning.


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First ever study of serious case reviews of sudden unexpected infant deaths conducted 

26 Jul 18

For the first time in England a study has been conducted of official investigations of unexpected infant deaths.


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Neural link between depression and bad sleep identified 

26 Jul 18

The neural link between depression and sleep problems has been identified for the first time in a new study by researchers at the University of Warwick (UK) and Fudan University (China).


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Doreen Foster appointed new Director of Warwick Arts Centre 

26 Jul 18

Doreen Foster has been announced as the next Director of Warwick Arts Centre.


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“I wanted to work on something nasty and dangerous”: honorary doctorate recipient Alan Barrett discusses how fighting diseases became his career 

23 Jul 18

World Health Organization adviser, Professor Alan Barrett, is awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science (Hon DSc) by the University of Warwick.


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Human rights lawyer receives honorary doctorate from the University of Warwick 

23 Jul 18

Lawyer, human rights activist and prize-winning author Peter Harris has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Warwick to add to his Warwick LLM.


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Professor Peter Marshall elected as British Academy Fellow 

23 Jul 18

Professor Peter Marshall, of the University of Warwick’s Department of History, has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy.


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New Executive Diploma series launched at The Shard 

23 Jul 18

Warwick Business School is launching a new suite of programmes, based out of its WBS London base at The Shard, specifically designed to address challenges facing senior executives.


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Paralympic rowing champion receives honorary doctorate from the University of Warwick 

20 Jul 18

Double Paralympic gold medal winning rower Pam Jones (née Relph) has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Warwick.


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Warwick Law Professor elected to prestigious British Academy fellowship 

20 Jul 18

Professor Victor Tadros of Warwick Law School has been made a Fellow of the British Academy in recognition of his work on the philosophy of criminal law, the philosophy of war, and legal, moral and political philosophy.


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Evidence of Salmonella Paratyphi C found for the first time in medieval northern Europe 

19 Jul 18

Genome research conducted by the University of Warwick suggests that enteric fever, a potentially lethal disease more commonly found in hot countries, was present in medieval Europe.


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Legacy of empire to be explored as part of Coventry Belgrade Mela this weekend 

19 Jul 18

A University of Warwick project is being featured during a celebration of South Asian culture and cuisine taking place in Coventry this Saturday, 21 July.


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Using adrenaline in cardiac arrests results in less than 1% more people leaving hospital alive – but nearly doubles the survivors’ risk of severe brain damage 

19 Jul 18

A clinical trial of the use of adrenaline in cardiac arrests has found that its use results in less than 1% more people leaving hospital alive – but almost doubles the risk of severe brain damage for survivors of cardiac arrest.


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Sugar improves memory in over-60s – helping them work smarter 

18 Jul 18

Sugar improves memory in older adults and makes them more motivated to perform difficult tasks at full capacity according to new research by the University of Warwick.


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Suicide must not appear to be the only escape for some victims of abuse, warns new study 

17 Jul 18

In one of the largest studies of its kind, and the first in the UK, experts from Refuge and the University of Warwick looked at the experiences of more than 3500 of Refuge’s clients with the aim of informing policy and practice in relation to …


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Warwick ranked 4th in Europe in new Times Higher Education (THE) Europe Teaching Rankings 2018 

11 Jul 18

THE (the Times Higher Education ) have announced in their Thursday 12 th July 2018 edition, that the University of Warwick has been ranked 4 th in Europe in their new Times Higher Education (THE) Europe Teaching Rankings 2018.


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Enzyme discovery could help in fight against TB 

11 Jul 18

An enzyme structure discovery made by scientists at the University of Warwick could help to eradicate tuberculosis (TB).


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Warwick alumna’s community project wins prestigious local award 

10 Jul 18

Canley Pop-Up Café has won the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner Outstanding Active Citizens Fund Project Award.


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Nature’s antifreeze inspires revolutionary bacteria cryopreservation technique 

6 Jul 18

The survival mechanisms of polar fish have led scientists at the University of Warwick to develop of a revolutionary approach to ‘freeze’ bacteria.


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Two million pounds awarded to fight disease in East Africa 

5 Jul 18

The University of Warwick has been awarded £2million to tackle the spread of viruses in East Africa.


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Peterloo protest songs and poems published together for first time 

5 Jul 18

The authentic voice of nineteenth-century England is captured in a new collection of poems and ballads written in response to the 1819 Peterloo Massacre and shared in defiance of Government censorship.


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New method discovered to view proteins inside human cells 

4 Jul 18

Scientists at the University of Warwick have created a new way to view proteins that are inside human cells.


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Warwick Business School’s Executive MBA ranked in world’s top 10 

3 Jul 18

Warwick Business School’s Executive MBA has been ranked in the world’s top 10 by The Economist, making it second in the UK and fourth in Europe.


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Researchers wait over 100 days to see beam of light from first confirmed neutron star merger emerge from behind the sun 

2 Jul 18

A research team led by astronomers at the University of Warwick had to wait over 100 days for the sight of the first of confirmed neutron star merger to remerge from behind the glare of the sun.


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UK sharing economy usage rises by 60 per cent 

2 Jul 18

Users of the sharing economy in the UK have grown by 60 per cent in 18 months, a new survey has found.


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War, lack of democracy and urbanisation contribute to double burden of malnutrition in adolescents in developing countries 

27 Jun 18

A new study from the University of Warwick blames macro-level factors for the double burden of malnutrition among adolescents in developing countries.


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Local organisations join forces to support business training needs 

25 Jun 18

The University of Warwick is one of the leading Coventry and Warwickshire organisations joining together on a major project to support businesses across the region with education and training.


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New report says UK electric vehicle battery industry could be worth £2.7 billion per year for UK chemical companies 

25 Jun 18

A new report published today Monday 25 th June 2108 shows that UK companies are well-placed to supply valuable materials needed for batteries to be built in UK a potential £2.7 billion per year business opportunity.


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Warwick graduates in top 10 for highest earnings in over a dozen subjects 

22 Jun 18

The government’s 2018 Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset has found that in over a dozen subjects University of Warwick graduates are ranked 6th in the UK for high earnings five years after graduation.


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Alzheimer’s breakthrough: brain metals that may drive disease progression revealed 

21 Jun 18

Alzheimer’s disease could be better treated, thanks to a breakthrough discovery of the properties of the metals in the brain involved in the progression of the neurodegenerative condition, by an international research collaboration including the …


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Suppressed Shakespeare speech revived for Refugee Week 

21 Jun 18

A short film, supported by the University of Warwick and involving Professor Tony Howard, is being released as part of Refugee Week (18th -24th June) has taken as its starting point a speech thought to be written by William Shakespeare over 400 years…


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Breaking down the barriers to employment for military spouses and partners 

20 Jun 18

Nearly one in five military spouses or partners want to work but can’t get a job because of the unique challenges presented by military life, according to a new study by the University of Warwick’s Institute for Employment Research and QinetiQ …







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