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Graduate Isobel Rogers appears on BBC R3's The Verb!

One of our students who completed the BA and MA in English Literature appears on The Verb to discuss her Edinburgh show, Elsa. The show was inspired by her MA module, 'Poetry and Music', and dissertation on song. Listen from about 17.00 for Isobel.

Tue 12 December 2017, 13:51 | Tags: Alumni, English, Media

Issue # 3 of Pharos - Wawick student-run Philosophy Magazine - out now!

Issue3 Pharos is an undergraduate philosophy magazine founded in 2016, run by undergraduates for undergraduates. From Continental to Analytic, Chrysippus to Kant to Kierkegaard to Kamm, we aim to provide a forum for philosophical commentary and analysis that caters to a broad range of interests that extend beyond lectures and seminars.

Issue # 3 is now available in the Philosophy and PPE common room with selected content on the Pharos facebook page

Publication is bitermly in Terms 1 and 2, with one issue being published in Term 3. Next Submission Deadline: Monday Week 2, Term 2 (15th January 2018). All submissions and longer queries should be directed to our email,

Thu 07 December 2017, 16:22 | Tags: Publication, Undergraduate

Retarding oxidation of copper nanoparticles without electrical isolation, and the size dependence of work function


Research led by the Hatton group in collaboration with researchers from Warwick Physics, published in Nature Communications, advances the possibility of using copper nanoparticles for emerging electronic devices in place of more costly silver and gold nanoparticles.

The full open access article can be found here:

Figure shows a high resolution transmission electron microscope image of a ligand capped copper nanoparticle, showing the crystal lattice and individual copper atoms surrounding the nanoparticle. 

Wed 06 December 2017, 08:37