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An exciting update about Warwick Arts Centre

Newly unveiled artist's impressions of Warwick Art's Centre's development, plans to reopen and summer programme.


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.


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


Autonomous pods SWARM together like bees in world first demonstration

Autonomous pods born in Coventry are now able to swarm together in a world first, thanks to research by WMG at the University of Warwick in partnership with Aurrigo and Milton Keynes council.

With the concept of driverless pods now more realistic than futuristic, the vehicles are one step closer to being put to use, as they can now help each other to drive and navigate through pedestrian areas around people.


Seventy years of crop research at Warwick’s Wellesbourne campus celebrated at industry event

Industry specialists, researchers and staff – past and present – gathered at Warwick’s Wellesbourne campus on 18 December to mark 70 years of crop research on the site.

The meeting heard from a range of speakers who relayed past successes and described work on future developments. Invited keynote speaker and expert in food policy, Professor Tim Lang, spoke about the importance of vegetables in the UK and Sue Kennedy from Elsoms Seeds gave a commercial perspective on vegetable genetics and breeding – past, present and future.


Warwick to broadcast Royal Opera House performances live on Big Screen

World-class opera and ballet performances will be broadcast live and free of charge for the University community and members of the public at the University of Warwick this summer on the Big Screen at The Piazza on Thursday 9 June (Nabucco) and Thursday 14 July (Il Trovatore).

Mon 23 May 2016, 14:39 | Tags: Community National

New network with 1.2 million audience brings together UK’s university based arts venues

A consortium of university-based centres with a combined annual audience of over 1.2 million people has been launched to share best practise and offer opportunities for collaboration.

Mon 23 May 2016, 14:36 | Tags: Community National Warwick Arts Centre

UK's only national miscarriage centre opens

The University of Warwick is one of the partners of the Tommy's National Centre for Miscarriage Research and will be working with University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust to run specialist miscarriage clinics.

Wed 27 Apr 2016, 09:04 | Tags: Community National Region

Major motoring developments crown Coventry’s 120 year Motor City legacy

Two major investments in the automotive industry in Coventry will create world class facilities for the automotive industry in a resurgent “Motor City” Coventry, and both will be built in the year that will mark 120 years of motor manufacturing history in the City.

Mon 25 Apr 2016, 08:57 | Tags: Community National Region WMG

Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect breathes new life into respiratory assessment

Xbox Kinects could be used in the future to assess the health of patients with conditions such as cystic fibrosis. Researchers at the Institute of Digital Healthcare, WMG, University of Warwick and the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, University of Birmingham and Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) have developed a method of using the devices. 

Tue 22 Mar 2016, 16:13 | Tags: Community National Public Engagement Region WMG

Stop motion celebrated like never before at the V&A Museum of childhood

The magical worlds of The Clangers and Bagpuss are explored like never before in this new exhibition running from 19 March to 9 October 2016, entry to the exhibition is free.

Tue 22 Mar 2016, 16:11 | Tags: National, Public Engagement

Archie MacPherson New CEO for WMG centre HVM Catapult

WMG is pleased to announce the appointment of Archie MacPherson, as the new CEO of the WMG centre High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult.

Mon 21 Mar 2016, 14:37 | Tags: National Region WMG

WMG key partner in £5.4 million project to develop UK battery supply chain for high performance, low carbon vehicles

WMG, University of Warwick, which was recognised as the Advanced Propulsion Centre UK spoke for Electrical Energy storage in 2015, and it has been announced that WMG is to be a key partner in £5.4 million project to develop the next generation of battery packs for high performance, low carbon vehicles.

Mon 21 Mar 2016, 14:36 | Tags: National Region WMG

Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills to power up new Energy Innovation Centre at WMG

The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills visited WMG, University of Warwick on Thursday 10th March to formally open the new £50m Energy Innovation Centre, the largest of its kind in Europe.

Mon 21 Mar 2016, 14:34 | Tags: National Region WMG

Warwick awarded Queen's anniversary prizes for mathematical and statistical research at Buckingham Palace

The University of Warwick has been awarded a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for higher and further education at a ceremony today (Thursday, 25th February 2016) at Buckingham Palace in London.

Thu 25 Feb 2016, 13:56 | Tags: National Public Engagement Region

Warwickshire Partners with University of Warwick for Women’s Tour

The University of Warwick is to partner with Warwickshire County Council in hosting Stage Two of the forthcoming Aviva Women’s Tour in June.

Thu 11 Feb 2016, 15:58 | Tags: Community National Public Engagement Region Warwick Sport

Warwick Economics Summer School

Warwick Economics Summer School is a unique combination of learning and debating economic issues alongside a fun and engaging social programme. Over the course of three weeks (17th July - 5th August), participants will get to learn and debate economic issues with renowned academics and guest speakers, and take part in a range of evening and social activities.

Thu 04 Feb 2016, 09:05 | Tags: Community National Public Engagement Region

World’s first free online course devoted to the exploration of Literature and Mental Health

The course; ‘Literature and mental health: Reading for wellbeing’ features exclusive interviews with Sir Ian McKellen, Stephen Fry and Melvyn Bragg who consider how poems, plays and novels can help us understand and cope with times of deep emotional strain in a new free online course at the University of Warwick.

Tue 02 Feb 2016, 09:01 | Tags: Community National Public Engagement Region

World’s first free online course devoted to the exploration of Literature and Mental Health

The course; ‘Literature and mental health: Reading for wellbeing’ features exclusive interviews with Sir Ian McKellen, Stephen Fry and Melvyn Bragg who consider how poems, plays and novels can help us understand and cope with times of deep emotional strain in a new free online course at the University of Warwick.

Mon 25 Jan 2016, 10:59 | Tags: National, Public Engagement

Largest miscarriage research centre in Europe to benefit from University of Warwick expertise

Funded by the leading pregnancy charity, Tommy’s, the University’s researchers will be joining doctors from University Hospital, Coventry to investigate the causes of early miscarriage.

Mon 25 Jan 2016, 10:57 | Tags: National Region

Times Higher Education rank Warwick as one the world’s top 50 most International Universities

University of Warwick has been ranked as one of the world’s top 50 most International Universities in the Times Higher Education list of the most international universities. Warwick was ranked 45th in the world in the table which examines the proportion of international staff, proportion of international students and proportion of research papers published with at least one co-author from another country.

Mon 18 Jan 2016, 09:59 | Tags: Community National Public Engagement Region

Warwick Public Lectures in Mathematics and Statistics

The department of Statistics at the University of Warwick is holding its next public lecture at 6.15pm on Wednesday 10th February. They will be welcoming Professor Bernard Silverman FRS, Chief Scientific Advisor to the Home Office as he talks about Mathematics and Science in the Home Office.

Entrance is free and all are welcome.

Thu 14 Jan 2016, 09:09 | Tags: National Public Engagement Region

Researchers from the Multicultural Shakespeare in Britain Project; at the University of Warwick are set to launch a new online Shakespeare performance database

Researchers from the Multicultural Shakespeare in Britain Project at the University of Warwick are set to launch a new online Shakespeare performance database on 15 Jan 2016 that holds three years of research which documents and contextualises BAME performers’ crucial yet undervalued contribution to our understanding of Shakespeare - our greatest cultural symbol of ‘Britishness’.

Mon 11 Jan 2016, 09:09 | Tags: Community National Public Engagement Region

WMG part of new £23 million Internet of Things Research Hub announced today

WMG at the University of Warwick is to play a significant role in a new £23 million interdisciplinary Research Hub designed to drive forward UK research in the Internet of Things (IoT). Ed Vaizey, Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy has confirmed that the University of Warwick is one of nine leading UK universities in the PETRAS consortium which will work together over the next three years to explore critical issues in privacy, ethics, trust, reliability, acceptability, and security.

Fri 08 Jan 2016, 09:10 | Tags: National, Public Engagement, WMG

Warwick to award honorary degrees to radio Reverend, Olympic rowing coach, film producer, dyslexia researcher, author, leading literary critic, and teaching innovator

The University of Warwick has announced today, Wednesday 16th of December 2015, that it will award honorary degrees to six people at its winter degree ceremonies which will run from 20th to 22nd January 2016.

Wed 16 Dec 2015, 13:59 | Tags: National Region

University contributing to new advances in cancer diagnosis

A University of Warwick computer scientist is working with technology that could revolutionise how some cancers are diagnosed. Professor Nasir Rajpoot is working with University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW) to develop the next generation of image analytics to use with this technology.

Tue 08 Dec 2015, 14:11 | Tags: National Region

Researchers create World’s first ibuprofen patch

Researchers at the University of Warwick have worked with Coventry-based Medherant, a Warwick spinout company, to produce and patent the World’s first ever ibuprofen patch delivering the drug directly through skin to exactly where it is needed at a consistent dose rate.

Tue 08 Dec 2015, 09:52 | Tags: National Region

Prestigious medical training awards announced

The Medical Research Council has announced it will be funding 15 PhDs at the University of Warwick over the next three years. The prestigious awards are granted by the Medical Research Council (MRC) following a highly competitive application process. Each year the MRC creates just a handful of training partnerships with UK universities.

Fri 27 Nov 2015, 11:36 | Tags: National

Dr Michael Scott of the University of Warwick declared honorary citizen of Delphi for scientific work with worldwide impact

Dr Michael Scott of the University of Warwick Classics and Ancient History department will be declared an honorary citizen of Delphi by the Mayor of Delphi today. The award comes as a result of Dr Scott’s scientific work in Delphi which has had great impact on a worldwide audience.

Wed 25 Nov 2015, 11:23 | Tags: National

Warwick awarded Queen’s Anniversary Prize for its research in Mathematics and Statistics

The University of Warwick has been awarded a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher & Further Education for its research in Mathematics and Statistics and the impact and application of that research to solve global challenges. The award was announced at a ceremony at St James’ Palace in London on the evening of Thursday, 19th November 2015.

Fri 20 Nov 2015, 10:30 | Tags: National

Are you interested in attracting Warwick students and graduates for your organisation?

The Warwick 2016 Graduate Jobs & Work Experience Event will be taking place at the University of Warwick on Tuesday 23 February 2016 between 12.00noon and 4.00pm, offering an opportunity for employers to engage with the talent offered by Warwick students.

Fri 13 Nov 2015, 14:49 | Tags: Community National Public Engagement

Beyond the frontline: Phil Klay’s Redeployment wins the Warwick Prize for Writing 2015

On Tuesday 10 November, Phil Klay has been named the winner of the Warwick Prize for Writing 2015 for Redeployment, a short story collection dealing with the American experience of the Iraq War, published by Canongate.

Wed 11 Nov 2015, 11:02 | Tags: National

How do we tackle the teacher recruitment crisis?

Why are teachers leaving the profession in droves, and what can we do about it?

Department for Education figures reveal that in the 12 months to November 2014 almost 50,000 qualified teachers in England left the state sector. As the RSA Academies Teaching School Alliance launches its own initial teacher training scheme, the RSA in conjunction with the University of Warwick are gathering an expert panel to ask how we can ensure that teaching continues to be an attractive career choice that recruits and retains bright, creative and passionate people to the profession.

Mon 26 Oct 2015, 15:32 | Tags: Community National Public Engagement

Warwick signs cancer research partnership with China’s Sun Yat-sen University

The University of Warwick and Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create a research partnership in cancer diagnosis and specialist cancer care. The agreement, signed during the state visit to the UK of the President of the People’s Republic of China, Mr Xi Jinping, focusses on four specific areas: nursing; digital pathology; anti-cancer drug development; and systems biology and precision medicine.

Thu 22 Oct 2015, 15:10 | Tags: National

Love, loss and longing: the Warwick Prize for Writing 2015 announces shortlist

The Warwick Prize for Writing announces today, 2 October 2015, its shortlist of six titles under consideration for the £25,000 biennial literary award. The prize, which is run by the University of Warwick, is uniquely international and cross-disciplinary award, open to any genre or form of writing. The theme for this year’s prize is ‘Instinct’.

Wed 07 Oct 2015, 09:22 | Tags: National

Warwick to provide 20 scholarships for refugees

The University of Warwick has announced it will offer 10 student scholarships for refugees for this academic year, with a commitment for a further 10 scholarships for refugees in the following academic year.

Fri 02 Oct 2015, 11:52 | Tags: Community National Region

Latest table gives University of Warwick a full house of top 100 world rankings

The University of Warwick has now achieved a full house of the top 100 university world rankings, as the Times Higher Education (THE) declared that Warwick had leapt 23 places to be ranked 80th in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-16.

Thu 01 Oct 2015, 11:16 | Tags: Community National

Warwick named as one of the world’s top 50 Universities

The QS annual World University Rankings have today named the University of Warwick as one of the world’s top 50 universities. Ranked at 48th Warwick has risen 13 places in the past year.

Tue 15 Sep 2015, 15:52 | Tags: National

Warwick chosen to receive funding to involve public in research

The University of Warwick has been chosen to receive funding to help the public become more involved and informed in research.

Tue 15 Sep 2015, 15:50 | Tags: National Public Engagement Region

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