Tag Archives: University of Warwick

University of Warwick selects Royal Institute of British Architects competition winner Feilden Clegg Bradley to design its new Faculty of Arts

COVENTRY, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a design competition run by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) the University of Warwick has selected Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCB) to design a new multi-million pound purpose-built building for the Faculty of … Read the full press release

University of Warwick graduate Samuel Chan recognized with Entrepreneurial prize at the British Council Study UK Alumni Awards 2017

COVENTRY, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Warwick graduate has scooped a top prize at the ‘British Council Study UK Alumni Awards 2017’ in Hong Kong. Samuel Chan – who completed a master’s course in International Political Economy in 2011 … Read the full press release

QS survey ranks Coventry the 39th best city in the world to be a student

COVENTRY, 21-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Coventry has been named the 39th best city in the world to be a student, and is in top five in the UK. The latest annual QS survey has seen the city improve by five places … Read the full press release

University of Warwick graduate develops revolutionary navigation app for Ghana without need to internet connection

University of Warwick graduate from Ghana designs revolutionary navigation app For the first time ever, 8.7 million people in Ghana have access to ambulance services, even without internet connection SnooCode allows Ghanaians to navigate using GPS pinpointing without needing traditional … Read the full press release

University of Warwick and British Sugarcraft Guild restore historic replica of Queen Elizabeth II’s wedding cake

Pioneering technology at WMG, University of Warwick brings Queen Elizabeth II’s wedding cake back to life Replica of 1947 cake by designer Peek Frean restored to original grandeur thanks to 3D scanning technology Historic replica almost destroyed in 2015 by … Read the full press release

University of Warwick to lead new collaborative in providing Higher Education to qualified but disadvantaged young people

COVENTRY, 20-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Warwick, as a part of the National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) is working with nine schools and colleges across seven wards in Warwickshire to increase participation in higher education. Paul Blagburn, Head of … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: WMG appoints cyberpsychologist Professor Monica Whitty as Professor of Human Factors in Cyber Security

Coventry, UK, 09-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — WMG at the University of Warwick is delighted to announce the appointment of cyberpsychologist Professor Monica Whitty, who joins the Cyber Security research team from the University of Leicester, as Professor of Human Factors in … Read the full press release

University of Warwick’s Professor Ian Stewart receives the MAA Euler Book Prize for an outstanding book about mathematics

Coventry, UK, 09-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A prize for the year’s best books in mathematics has been awarded by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) to Emeritus Professor Ian Stewart from the University of Warwick. Professor Stewart received the MAA Euler … Read the full press release

University of Warwick research: deadly parasitic disease Gambian sleeping sickness could be eliminated in six years

Gambian sleeping sickness could be eliminated in 6 years thanks to University of Warwick research Combination of active screening and tsetse fly traps the key to quick elimination Without changing current strategy, elimination isn’t predicted until the next century Coventry, … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: Artists’ work that bridges the art-science divide will be exhibited at the Fargo Village Box Gallery

COVENTRY, 24-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — To celebrate Coventry’s bid for the City of Culture in 2017 Dr Emma Parfitt, Sociology Researcher at the University of Warwick and Fargo village are bringing 17 artists and academics together for an exhibition of local … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: UK research to optimise the fuel economy of the next generation of off-highway vehicles

WMG working to make vehicles more fuel efficient and cheaper with electrical systems Construction vehicles waste fuel by remaining on full power whilst idle New WMG technology can predict when machinery needs full or low power COVENTRY, UK, 24-Nov-2016 — … Read the full press release

University of Warwick Professor Alison Kennedy awarded the Heinrich Heine Prize 2016 of the state capital Dusseldorf

Coventry, UK, 14-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Alison Kennedy, Professor of Creative Writing in the English and Comparative Literature Department at the University of Warwick and Warwick Alumna has been awarded the Heinrich Heine Prize 2016 of the state capital Dusseldorf. The … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: The Belgrade Theatre to honour the remarkable achievements of the African-American actor Ira Aldridge this November

Coventry, UK, 14-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Belgrade Theatre has teamed up with the University of Warwick’s Multicultural Shakespeare Project and The Coventry City of Culture Bid 2021 to present an event honouring the remarkable achievements of the African-American actor Ira … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: presence of hypothetical Planet Nine could cause solar system be thrown into disaster

Coventry, UK, 01-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The solar system could be thrown into disaster when the sun dies if the mysterious ‘Planet Nine’ exists, according to research from the University of Warwick. Dr Dimitri Veras of the Department of Physics has … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: More accurate understanding of human intelligence could lead to future developments in artificial intelligence (AI)

COVENTRY, 21-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Human intelligence is being defined and measured for the first time ever, by researchers at the University of Warwick. Led by Professor Jianfeng Feng in the Department of Computer Science, studies at Warwick and in China … Read the full press release

University of Warwick scholarships now available to the brightest students from low-income backgrounds in Singapore

COVENTRY, 21-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The brightest students from low-income backgrounds in Singapore are being given the opportunity to study at the University of Warwick, thanks to scholarships funded by alumni and friends of Warwick. Each year, the recipients of the … Read the full press release

University of Warwick hosts public meeting to discuss the effects of austerity Britain on Coventry & Warwickshire

Coventry, UK, 25-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The effects of austerity Britain on Coventry & Warwickshire are to be discussed at a public meeting which will bring together local charities, campaigners and academics. The University of Warwick is organising the event which … Read the full press release

University of Warwick on National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines: support for young people moving from children’s to adults’ services can often be patchy and inconsistent

Coventry, UK, 25-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — New health and social care guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) aims to improve support for thousands of young people receiving health or social care as they become adults. Chaired … Read the full press release

Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary: University of Warwick to launch a new online Shakespeare performance database on 15 Jan 2016

The death of most performed playwright in the world is to be marked in Stratford-upon-Avon, London and across the globe this year. Researchers from the Multicultural Shakespeare in Britain Project at the University of Warwick are set to launch a … Read the full press release

University of Warwick graded as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in its latest inspection report

University scores top grade in primary and secondary teacher training Warwick praised for work with Coventry and Warwickshire schools and colleges COVENTRY, UK, 8-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Teacher training at the University of Warwick has been graded as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted … Read the full press release

Prison pen pal scheme deployed in 52 prisons in England and Wales contributes to prisoner wellbeing – University of Warwick study

Coventry, UK, 10-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Prisoners’ lives can be significantly improved – and sometimes even saved – for the price of a stamp. A prison pen pal scheme, currently operating in 52 prisons in England and Wales, is contributing … Read the full press release

Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) grants £1.1m to WMG Academy for Young Engineer

Coventry, UK, 10-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Just as building work on a second WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Chelmsley Wood, Solihull enters an exciting new phase; a £1.1m grant has been confirmed from Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise … Read the full press release

University of Warwick student Hannah Sugrue celebrated as the 50,000th competitor of the world’s largest student motorsport event, Formula Student

Hannah Sugrue, originally from Coventry and a Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Warwick, is being celebrated as the 50,000th competitor of the world’s largest student motorsport event, Formula Student. COVENTRY, 11-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Formula Student, run by … Read the full press release

University of Warwick staff, family and friends will take part in the Two Castles Run to support the University’s research into premature birth, miscarriage, cancer and dementia

COVENTRY, 11-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Staff, family and friends of the University of Warwick will on Sunday 14th June raise funds for ground-breaking research by taking part in the Two Castles Run. The Two Castles Run see runners make their … Read the full press release

University of Warwick research shows prostate cancer patients who received the chemotherapy drug docetaxel with standard hormone therapy lived ten months longer on average

New research led by the University of Warwick shows newly diagnosed advanced prostate cancer patients who received the chemotherapy drug docetaxel with standard hormone therapy lived ten months longer on average, compared to those who received standard therapy alone. COVENTRY, … Read the full press release

University of Warwick study calls for more UK compulsory regulation of devices used in hip replacements to reduce the need for further traumatic and expensive surgery

COVENTRY, 13-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study from the University of Warwick is calling for more UK compulsory regulation of devices used in hip replacements to reduce the need for further traumatic and expensive surgery. In a paper published … Read the full press release

University of Leicester space scientists part of cosmic search project looking for transiting exoplanets

University of Leicester space scientists play key role in cosmic search Leicester, UK, 16-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The Next-Generation Transit Survey (NGTS) has achieved first light at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in northern Chile. This project, involving the University of Leicester,  … Read the full press release

University of Warwick-led study shows that markets of ethnically diverse traders are much less likely to suffer bubbles

Coventry, UK, 20-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — In diverse company, people think more deeply, make better decisions, study finds From The Great Depression through the dot-com boom of the 1990s to the recent financial crisis, stock market bubbles are a constant malaise. … Read the full press release

University of Warwick new cancer research unit to use digital technology to try and find new treatments for the disease

Coventry, UK, 22-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — A new cancer research unit set up at the University of Warwick will use digital technology to try and find new treatments for the disease. The Unit will also bring together expertise from mathematicians, physicists … Read the full press release

WMG, University of Warwick used 3D scanning and visualisation technology to help Dr Irving Finkel decipher 4000-year-old tablet that sheds new light on Noah’s Ark

Coventry, UK, 22-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at WMG, University of Warwick, used 3D scanning and visualisation technology to help Dr Irving Finkel, the world’s foremost expert on ancient Babylonian languages, decipher a 4000-year-old tablet that sheds new light on the … Read the full press release