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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

University of Warwick and WMG already on route with today’s CBI demand for “Greener Miles”

The University of Warwick is not just backing today’s CBI report ‘Greener Miles: Delivering on a net-zero vision for commuting’ – which calls on businesses to shoulder greater responsibility for ensuring their workers adopting greener travel habits – it has already taken action.

Fri 30 Apr 2021, 15:25 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

WARWICK ARTS CENTRE: Folklorica - a new digital installation coming soon

Come and explore a free new augmented reality experience at Warwick Arts Centre launching this summer.

Fri 30 Apr 2021, 15:23 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

4 way traffic lights along the roundabout Gibbet Hill Road/Kirby Corner Road roundabout: 27th - 30th April

Due to essential road works between the 27th – 30th April, temporary 4 way traffic lights will be stationed near the roundabout linking Gibbet Hill Road & Kirby Corner Road.

Tue 27 Apr 2021, 16:22 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

We hear from a local M-Bee-A graduate

Burton Green resident Alan Deeley shares his journey from MBA student to community beekeeper on the Warwick campus.

Fri 23 Apr 2021, 14:13 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

University Pay by Mobile: Temporary reduction in parking charges

From the 19th April - 30th June, the Full Day tariff between Monday - Friday for the University’s Pay By Mobile service will be at the reduced rate of £3.50. More information about car parking can be found on an ongoing basis on the Car Parking webpages.

Warwick team win University Challenge Grand Final

Warwick’s University Challenge team has won the 2021 University Challenge Grand Final!

Mon 12 Apr 2021, 16:04 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

Funding for new research to deliver cleaner and greener chemicals

Researchers have been awarded funding to work with a global leader in the speciality chemicals industry to create cleaner and greener chemical processing methods for everyday products in a bid to help the government meet its carbon neutral targets.

Mon 12 Apr 2021, 16:03 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

Supporting the wellbeing of dads of disabled children

A group of Coventry and Warwickshire dads have created a set of online videos to help fathers of disabled children be the best dads that they can be.

Mon 12 Apr 2021, 16:03 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

Warwick students join huge volunteering effort at Coventry Foodbank 

Just before the Easter weekend, two conscientious groups of Warwick students joined forces with other members of the local community to volunteer for Coventry Foodbank, helping to pack 3,100 food parcels to ensure local vulnerable families don’t go hungry this Easter.

Thu 01 Apr 2021, 18:25 | Tags: Community Region hp-newsfeed Coventry

WATCH: How our research tackles the big issues affecting today’s rapidly changing world, and is helping create a brighter, healthier and more sustainable future for all of us

Through our research we’re helping deliver major impact across a number of areas – from supporting the government’s Covid-19 response, to mental health, cancer diagnosis, improving equality in the arts and improving job quality. Discover how we're working on the future with this video.

Mon 29 Mar 2021, 13:55 | Tags: Community hp-newsfeed West Midlands Region

Coventry volunteers join forces to pack 3,100 food parcels to ensure city children do not go hungry this Easter

EXTERNAL LINK TO COVENTRY OBSERVER: 32 Warwick students volunteered at the foodbank on Tuesday 23 March and packed 725 food parcels that will be going out to local families with children who receive free school meals over the Easter break.
Thu 25 Mar 2021, 10:57 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

HS2 Fund supports Warwick Arts Centre 20:20 project

Warwick Arts Centre has been successful in its bid to the HS2 Community and Environment Fund (CEF) and have secured £250,000 towards their Warwick 20:20 project.

Fri 19 Mar 2021, 12:00 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

30 Warwick students qualify for finals of Elon Musk’s tunnelling competition

A team of 30 Warwick students – known as the Warwick Boring team – are headed to Los Angeles this summer to take part in Elon Musk’s tunnelling competition organised by The Boring Company.

Fri 19 Mar 2021, 09:48 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

Vaccination programme in Coventry and Warwickshire boosted by medical students

Trainee doctors at Warwick Medical School continue are putting their passion for patients to use during the pandemic as they assist with efforts to get the people of Coventry and Warwickshire vaccinated against Covid-19.

Wed 17 Mar 2021, 16:00 | Tags: hp-newsfeed, Leamington Spa, Coventry

Can you spare an old unused laptop to help a local school?

We've got a team of Technology Volunteers ready to inspect, wipe and repurpose old laptops to help local school pupils without adequate access to technology. Find out how to support this great project.

Thu 11 Mar 2021, 16:14 | Tags: Community Region hp-newsfeed

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.

Would you like to work with a Warwick intern in your charity or SME?

Would you like a Warwick undergraduate student to intern with your small business or charity this year? The Warwick Internship Programme offers 222-hour, flexibly-worked, managed internships on a full or part-time basis (or a combination of the two) starting April to early June.

If you can offer project-based opportunities through remote-working or in a Covid-secure environment, you may be able to access £2100-2500 of funding grants towards an internship. If you’re interested, visit the programme website for more information.

Vacancies can be submitted from now until 26 April.

Thu 04 Mar 2021, 12:21 | Tags: Region hp-newsfeed

Building a local business with support from Warwick’s Creative Futures Incubator programme

We chatted with Beth and Dom from Common Story about their business, their experience with the University of Warwick’s Creative Futures Incubator and life at 1 Mill Street, now that they’re coming to the end of their time in the incubator’s first cohort.

Tue 02 Mar 2021, 18:00 | Tags: hp-newsfeed, Warwickshire

Royal Academy of Engineering announces new Lord Bhattacharyya bursary winners for students in the West Midlands

Students across the West Midlands have been awarded a series of bursaries as part of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Lord Bhattacharyya Engineering Education Programme. The winners have been announced on the second anniversary of death Lord Bhattacharyya and the programme is named in his honour

Mon 01 Mar 2021, 16:03 | Tags: hp-newsfeed, West Midlands Region

Ingenuity 2021 - registration deadline: 28 February

A partnership between universities, corporates, SMEs, and public and third sector organisations, seeks to find the brightest ideas that will have the greatest impact in the UK across four themes:

Building Community, Tackling Climate Change, Improving Health, and Creating Prosperity

Ingenuity is looking to financially invest and support bold new business ideas that will tackle society’s challenges.

We, the University of Warwick, are very proud to be hosting Ingenuity West Midlands, enabling us to explore challenges with a regional focus.

Thu 25 Feb 2021, 10:56 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

Coventry City of Culture 2021: Become a City Host volunteer

External link to City of Culture webpages: The City of Culture Trust are looking for 5,000 volunteers throughout the year, to spend as much or as little time as they can, to showcase our city. Take a look to see how you could be involved.

Thu 25 Feb 2021, 09:23 | Tags: Region hp-newsfeed Coventry

WATCH: How technology at Warwick is supporting West Midlands Police in collecting evidence for investigations

Professor Mark Williams, of WMG at the University of Warwick, discusses and demonstrates the scanning technology his team uses to support the work of West Midlands Police in collecting forensic evidences as part of investigations, including suspected murders, on BBC Two's Forensics: The Real CSI.

Mon 22 Feb 2021, 13:29 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

New funding for Universities working together on Covid-19 pandemic modelling to advise Government bodies

A national consortium, being co-lead by Professor Matthew Keeling here at Warwick, brings together leading mathematical and statistical research modellers from seven UK universities, whose work will produce in depth predictions about the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mon 22 Feb 2021, 13:09 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

Nearly 50 academics from Warwick Business School named among world's top scientists

Almost 50 past and present Warwick Business School professors have been ranked among the world’s top two per cent of scientists.

Mon 22 Feb 2021, 13:07 | Tags: hp-newsfeed

Council called on to help encourage more bike shops to open in Warwickshire so they can offer discounts to residents cycling to work

External link to Leamington Courier article: The call came as councillors considered a project organised by public health expert Dr Paul Coleman, from the University of Warwick, which encouraged council staff to leave their cars at home and walk, cycle or catch the bus to work

Thu 18 Feb 2021, 13:34 | Tags: Community hp-newsfeed Leamington Spa West Midlands Region

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

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

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

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

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