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Good University Guide 2019: University of Warwick ranked 10th overall and 8th for the quality of the research undertaken

COVENTRY, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Warwick has once again been named as one of the UK’s top 10 universities in the Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide. The 2019 guide ranks Warwick 10th overall and 8th for the … Read the full press release

University of Illinois Professor Deirdre McCloskey awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Warwick

“Thank God that I wasn’t finished when I got my PhD. I continued to read, and this, you might say, has brought me to the glory of an honorary degree at Warwick.” COVENTRY, 10-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Twice in her … Read the full press release

University of Warwick scientists develop tagging device to view proteins inside human cells

Scientists develop tagging device using Ferritin Proteins can be viewed on the nanoscale COVENTRY, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists at the University of Warwick have created a new way to view proteins that are inside human cells. Using Ferritin, a … Read the full press release

University of Warwick to receive £1.2 million in funding to support its pioneering research in improving UK crops

New funding to develop scientific breakthroughs in crop research and innovation COVENTRY, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Warwick is set to receive £1.2 million in funding to support its pioneering research in improving the resilience, sustainability and productivity of … Read the full press release

University of Warwick, WMG, Spirent Communications part of project to develop and test pioneering hybrid WiFi and GNSS location system for intelligent vehicles

Intelligent vehicles and smart devices could gain more accurate location awareness by ‘fusing’ Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and WiFi signals – and a test for this is the focus of an Innovate UK project led by Spirent Communications and … Read the full press release

University of Warwick commits to a close and active research and teaching alliance with French and Belgian partners despite Brexit

COVENTRY, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Warwick has today signed and launched two major teaching and research collaborations with partner universities and colleges in Paris and Brussels. The initiative, launched today in the University of Warwick’s base in London’s … Read the full press release

University of Warwick research links technological leadership and economic leadership in the context of 16th and 17th century Europe

Economic leadership and technological leadership are often closely linked. Efficient organisations make investment decisions based on market forces. Less efficient organisations allow other factors to influence their decisions. The Portuguese and Dutch merchant shipping empires of the 16th and 17th century demonstrate … Read the full press release

University of Warwick holds topping out ceremony for its new Sport and Wellness Hub

COVENTRY, 01-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A new multi-million pound Sports Hub at the University of Warwick is one step closer to completion after contractor Willmott Dixon hosted a topping out ceremony today, which traditionally signifies the structure has reached its maximum … Read the full press release

University of Warwick Professor Carol Rutter appeared on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time discussing Shakespeare’s best known play Hamlet

Coventry, UK, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Carol Rutter, Professor of Shakespeare and Performance Studies in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick, has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time discuss Shakespeare’s best known, most quoted … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: biotechnology firm VirionHealth receives non-dilutive funding worth up to $4.2 million from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Coventry, UK, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — VirionHealth Ltd, a new biotechnology company developing novel therapeutics for respiratory viral infections, today announced that it has won non-dilutive funding worth up to $4.2 million from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). … Read the full press release

22 University of Warwick subjects in Sunday Times UK’s top 10

COVENTRY, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Times/Sunday Times’ Good University Guide 2018 has ranked 22 subjects at the University of Warwick in the UK’s top 10 for their field, including nine in the top 5 – with the Warwick Writing Programme ranked … Read the full press release

University of Warwick students the UK champions at the 2017 International Submarine Race (ISR) in Washington DC

Students who designed and built a submarine named UK champions at the International Submarine Race in USA Human powered submarine – Godiva 3 – scooped haul of awards and achieved third place internationally in its class for speed Warwick Submarine team made … Read the full press release

Physicist and nanotechnologist Dr Don Eigler awarded honorary doctorate from the University of Warwick

COVENTRY, 24-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Renowned physicist and nanotechnologist Dr Don Eigler on moving atoms and the importance of fun. “Manipulating atoms was not a particular area which I had set out for myself. In someways it happened by accident.” “Having … Read the full press release

UK rocket scientist Alan Bond received honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Warwick

COVENTRY, 21-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Engineer and leading UK rocket scientist Alan Bond received an honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Warwick on Tuesday 18th July 2017. During the ceremony he revealed that the honorary degree from Warwick … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: New guidance and standards to improve the impact of outreach across the higher education sector

COVENTRY, 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Office for Fair Access has, thanks to researchers from the University of Warwick’s Department of Economics, published new guidance and proposed standards for the evaluation of outreach by universities and colleges as part of ongoing … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: new database aimed at reducing hair loss in chemotherapy patients

COVENTRY, 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Warwick nursing professor is one of six globally-recognised cancer care experts launching a new database aimed at reducing hair loss in chemotherapy patients. This data will be used to establish best practices … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: combination of diet, physical activity and behavioural change may reduce weight in adolescents aged 12 to 17

COVENTRY, 26-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A Cochrane report which was led by a University of Warwick researcher summarizes evidence on the effects of different interventions for treating obesity and overweight in adolescence. The review will inform ongoing work by the … Read the full press release

University of Warwick research: Mobile phone apps can revolutionise school learning in developing countries

Mobile phone apps can revolutionise school learning in developing countries, where access to educational resources are less accessible – according to research by the University of Warwick Researcher designed app to be used by science and maths pupils in South … Read the full press release

Fulbright Award has been awarded to Professor Sandra Chapman from the University of Warwick

COVENTRY, 07-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A Fulbright Award – one of the best-regarded and impactful scholarship programmes in the world – has been awarded to Professor Sandra Chapman from the University of Warwick. Professor Chapman, from the Department of Physics, … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: Ground-breaking artificial intelligence (AI) to help detect cancer cells more efficiently and accurately

COVENTRY, 09-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cancer cells are to be detected and classified more efficiently and accurately, using ground-breaking artificial intelligence – thanks to a new collaboration between the University of Warwick, Intel Corporation, the Alan Turing Institute and University … Read the full press release

University of Warwick to Honor Notable persons in science and technology

COVENTRY, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A space plane designer, someone who manipulated individual atoms to form what became an iconic image, and a leading policy maker on global climate change are among those to receive honorary degrees from the University of … Read the full press release

University of Warwick Partners With Also Festival To Bring Festival for the Mind in Warwickshire

COVENTRY, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Warwick has partnered with Also Festival to help bring to life the biggest and boldest ideas from art, science, psychology and philosophy with immersive talks and experiences lake-side, in a leafy Warwickshire setting. … Read the full press release

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