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Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on BAME carers in Coventry and Leicester

The impact of COVID-19 on older people and their carers in Coventry and Leicester’s BAME communities will be explored as part of a major new study into how social and economic inequalities have affected health and care provision during the pandemic.

Thu 11 Feb 2021, 15:44 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

Temporary Reduction In Parking Charges

The weekday parking charge for Warwick’s Pay by Phone system is now £2.50 per day. The reduced rate will be reviewed at the end of term.
Fri 05 Feb 2021, 10:21 | Tags: Community

Warwick economist will help map the route to a healthier and fairer food system

Residents in the West Midlands could enjoy healthier and more affordable food in the future thanks to a new research project involving the University of Warwick.

Fri 05 Feb 2021, 10:17 | Tags: Community Region

University of Warwick offers to help 5 more creative businesses - 6 months free in a 5G enabled business incubator

The University of Warwick is looking for the next cohort of creative businesses that it can help with its Creative Futures programme and business have just over two weeks to apply to be part of it - applications will close on 15th February 2021.

Mon 01 Feb 2021, 19:36 | Tags: Community Region

Explore our campus gallery of photos shared by our neighbours

Take a look at some photography by some of our friends who live near the University campus.

Sun 24 Jan 2021, 12:10 | Tags: Community hp-newsfeed

New study has pinpointed the three days pregnancy sickness is most likely to start

Researchers from the University of Warwick have narrowed the time frame that nausea and vomiting during pregnancy will potentially start to just three days for most women, opening up the possibility for scientists to identify a biological cause for the condition.

Tue 19 Jan 2021, 14:38 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

The Midlands is delivering nearly £100m of COVID research

A new report reveals that the Midlands has moved swiftly to apply its wealth of capability in its hospitals, businesses and universities, including the University of Warwick, to deliver £90m of research to support regional, national and global efforts to tackle the Coronavirus Pandemic

Fri 15 Jan 2021, 14:21 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

Anti-microbial poles for public transport to be made in light of Covid-19 pandemic

Due to the perceived risk of picking up germs from areas such as the grab-poles on trains, buses and trams, a team including researchers from WMG at the University of Warwick have come up with a solution. Find out more.

Thu 14 Jan 2021, 14:08 | Tags: Community Region

National lockdown: a message from the Vice-Chancellor

An update from the Vice-Chancellor about Warwick's priorities during this new lockdown.

Thu 07 Jan 2021, 13:00 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

University of Warwick signs partnership to strengthen plans for Chester Medical School

The University of Warwick and University of Chester have taken a significant step forward in developing their vision for a medical school to serve Cheshire, Wirral and Shropshire.

Thu 07 Jan 2021, 10:47 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

Prestigious honour for cell biologist at Warwick Medical School

Professor Stephen Royle of Warwick Medical School at the University of Warwick is to be awarded the 2021 Hooke Medal for Cell Biology by the British Society for Cell Biology.

Thu 07 Jan 2021, 10:46 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

New clinical trial to test whether structured exercise benefits ‘long Covid’ patients

Researchers at the University of Warwick and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust will be investigating whether a tailored online exercise and support programme would benefit those experiencing long-term symptoms of Covid-19 – what has been dubbed ‘long Covid’.

Thu 17 Dec 2020, 14:06 | Tags: Community

Warwick Arts Centre receives Government Kickstart grant

Warwick Arts Centre has been awarded a £1.9m grant allowing work on the completion of the renovation of the arts centre to continue despite the financial challenge caused by Covid-19.

Thu 17 Dec 2020, 13:14 | Tags: Community

New Faculty of Arts building: Topping out ceremony

We recently celebrated completion of the final storey of the new Faculty of Arts Building with a ‘topping out’ ceremony. Take a look at how the building is taking shape.

Thu 17 Dec 2020, 13:07 | Tags: Community

Warwick hails news of landmark Covid-19 vaccination in our region

The eyes of the world turned to Coventry and Warwickshire this month as the very first patient to receive the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine (outside of a clinical trial) did so at our partner site, University Hospital Coventry.

Wed 16 Dec 2020, 15:31 | Tags: Region West Midlands Region

Creative future for 10 new businesses & 500 innovators at Leamington Spa’s 1 Mill Street

With thanks to the University of Warwick, BT and Warwickshire County Council, ten new businesses will be the first to benefit from a new Creative Futures Accelerator Programme in Leamington Spa’s Creative District that will help those businesses become part of the UK’s largest creative cluster outside Greater London.

Thu 10 Dec 2020, 14:07 | Tags: Community Region Leamington Spa

Faces of the frontline against COVID-19

It was while working on a COVID-19 ward in early 2020 that the idea of a photography project documenting the NHS workers labouring during the pandemic came to Warwick Medical School student Matthew Thompson.

Wed 09 Dec 2020, 15:06 | Tags: feature-01, hp-newsfeed

Warwick supporting Leamington Spa ‘Mega Lab’

Establishment of this National Facility is a major undertaking and the University has been approached by the UK Government’s Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to help support this initiative.

Thu 03 Dec 2020, 14:59 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

Vaccines – light at the end of the lockdown tunnel

Professor Lawrence Young, Professor of Molecular Oncology, is internationally-recognised for his work in viral infection. Here, he shares his thoughts with us on the encouraging news about results from three Covid-19 vaccines.

Thu 03 Dec 2020, 10:11 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

Early construction of prototype innovative light rail vehicle for the City of Coventry

The Coventry Very Light Rail (VLR) is an innovative light rail system which will be battery powered, lightweight and rail-based. In March 2019 a 3D simulation of the vehicle was released, and even with Covid-19 lockdowns, the vehicle build is progressing on schedule at NP Aerospace in Coventry.

Wed 02 Dec 2020, 23:13 | Tags: Community Policy Region hp-newsfeed Coventry

HS2 Works Notification - Traffic Management on Cryfield Grange Road

There will be a road closure in place at all times on the Cryfield Grange Road from w/c 9th December until 18th December 2020.

Thu 26 Nov 2020, 13:14 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

University of Warwick team up with NatWest for global Entrepreneurship week

NatWest and the University of Warwick are growing their relationship to offer students and budding entrepreneurs support, coaching, and the chance to win £10,000 during Global Entrepreneurship Week, which runs from 16 – 22 November 2020.

Wed 18 Nov 2020, 08:59 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

University of Warwick and testing mega lab in Leamington Spa

The University of Warwick is geographically very close to the proposed location of a testing mega lab in Leamington Spa that was announced today (16 November). The University has been asked if we can help with this initiative and we have offered our full support. We believe that we can provide significant assistance that will be crucial to getting the mega lab up and running quickly and effectively.

Fixing capital gains tax: CAGE research contributes to the Chancellor’s tax review

In July 2020, Chancellor Rishi Sunak requested a review of capital gains tax. The recommendations of the review were published on 11 November, and draw significantly on research by Arun Advani, CAGE Impact Director and Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick.

Fri 13 Nov 2020, 10:32 | Tags: Policy hp-newsfeed

The ‘Not the Christmas toy collection’ needs you

For 2020 the ‘Not the Christmas toy collection’ is going digital and asking for donations, due to the fact that this year the Participation Team are unable to accept the toys Fiona and the team would normally collect.

Tue 10 Nov 2020, 13:42

Statement from VC Stuart Croft following the Government Announcement

I am writing at the earliest opportunity to set out our University’s position following the government announcement of a National four-week lockdown commencing on Thursday 5 November (subject to Parliamentary approval).

Wed 04 Nov 2020, 15:00 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

BT and University of Warwick to accelerate 5G innovation for regional economic recovery

BT, University of Warwick and Warwickshire County Council today announced a collaboration to bring 5G innovation and co-development to the University campus and the wider region, stimulating regional economic growth and post Covid-19 recovery.

Tue 03 Nov 2020, 09:42 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

Exciting first glimpse of Coventry City of Culture 2021 programme

Today the Coventry City of Culture Trust announced the first events that will form part of the 365-day programme of UK City of Culture 2021, which kicks off in May 2021.

Wed 21 Oct 2020, 15:10 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

Huge volume of donations given to the local community

For many years, at the end of the summer term, we would welcome our local community volunteers onto campus to help the RAWKUS Project collect food surplus and other items that were no longer needed from campus accommodation. This year, the challenges of Covid-19 meant we had to adapt our usual approach to ensure surplus items did not go to waste.

We rose to the challenge and had tremendous success after colleagues from numerous teams at the University stepped up. In total, we were able to donate around 100m³ of products – more than double the size of donations from previous years.

Mon 19 Oct 2020, 12:26 | Tags: Community hp-newsfeed

Coventry lockdown arts project goes live

A showcase of work by Coventry artists, funded by the city’s universities and produced during lockdown, will launch online on Monday 5 October.

Wed 07 Oct 2020, 15:42 | Tags: hp-newsfeed, Coventry

UK Vegetable Genebank celebrates 40 years

The UK Vegetable Genebank at our Wellesbourne campus is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Learn more about the scientific centre, which supplies seed to projects across the UK and worldwide.

Wed 07 Oct 2020, 15:39 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

The new Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing Research launches

The Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing Research (CMHWR) brings together a large community of researchers across all faculties at Warwick University with external collaborators in local government, healthcare and regional businesses. There is a fusion of expertise from a broad range of disciplines including computer science, history, mathematics, social sciences, psychology, medicine, business, engineering and economics.

Tue 22 Sep 2020, 14:20 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

THE World University table for 2021 ranks Warwick in world’s top 100 and UK’s top 10

The University of Warwick has retained its top 100 position of 77th overall in the World and 9th in the UK in the THE (Times Higher Education) 2021 World University Rankings published at midday on Wednesday 2nd September 2020.

In the previous two years Warwick rose a total of 14 places in the THE global rankings.

Thu 03 Sep 2020, 10:51 | Tags: National, hp-newsfeed

Road closures near the University

We're aware of the following scheduled road closures in the area surrounding our campus.

Wed 26 Aug 2020, 13:00 | Tags: Community hp-newsfeed

A message from the Vice-Chancellors of Coventry University and the University of Warwick

A message from the Vice-Chancellors of Coventry University and the University of Warwick about students returning to Coventry and Warwickshire

Tue 25 Aug 2020, 05:00 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

Warwick to host Commonwealth Games athletes in 2022

The Warwick campus is to become an Athletes Village during the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

We’ll be hosting international athletes at our multi award-winning campus hospitality venues, Warwick Conferences, and providing unlimited training access in our world-class Sports & Wellness Hub, which is part of a £49m investment into campus sports at Warwick.

Wed 12 Aug 2020, 13:55 | Tags: Community Region

Estates and Coventry City Council Supported Internship Programme - Warren's story

Our Estates department recently entered a partnership with Coventry City Council to give young people with learning disabilities valuable work experience.

Wed 05 Aug 2020, 10:00

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