Tag Archives: University of Warwick

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

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