School of Engineering News
Research centre success garners extra funding
The Warwick Integrative Synthetic Biology Centre has recently received additional funding of £900K to continue its programme of research up to the end of March 2022, bringing to 7 years its continuous funding from UKRI since its launch in 2015.
High-value chemicals to be made from agricultural waste thanks to RAEng Fellowship
A Warwick academic, Dr Alexander Darlington, has been awarded one of sixteen fellowships in the 20th cohort of Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowships.
High respiratory efforts in COVID-19 patients could result in self-inflicted lung injury
The impact of high breathing efforts on the lungs of patients suffering with acute respiratory failure due to COVID-19 has been investigated by researchers at the University of Warwick, who assessed the likelihood of resulting lung injury.
Efficiently "switching on” bacteria to produce high-value chemicals
High-value chemicals used in biofuels and pharmaceuticals can be made from bacteria by switching their chemistry to produce novel products. Researchers from the University of Warwick have found a way to drastically cut the cost of turning on these switches.
New £12 million Synthetic Biology Centre
Engineering researchers part of a £12 million award to create a new Centre to develop advanced technologies in synthetic biology.