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Libération: can the search for a Covid-19 vaccine benefit everyone?

Dr Lucie Gadenne, Department of Economics, writes for French newspaper Libération about the quest for a COVID-19 vaccine, and how to make it accessible to everyone around the world once it is discovered. (May 2020). Also, listen to her interview on Radio Canada here.

Tue 02 Jun 2020, 16:53 | Tags: Coverage, Expert comment

EUTOPIA European university alliance awarded €5m by Erasmus+

EUTOPIA, an established alliance of six European universities that exists to create a connected and inclusive community addressing global and local challenges, has been successful in its bid for a €5m grant from the Erasmus+ ‘European Universities’ programme. June 2019

Thu 27 Jun 2019, 14:27 | Tags: EUTOPIA

Le Monde: Warwick, un nid d’étudiants français à la merci du Brexit

"Warwick, pourtant peu connue en France, est devenue la troisième université du Royaume-Uni qui accueille le plus de Français" - Le Monde a visité Warwick en mars 2019. (Paywall).

Fri 07 Jun 2019, 15:25 | Tags: Coverage

Le Figaro: Une planète interdite découverte dans le «désert des Neptunes»

Le journal français Le Figaro rapporte les nouvelles recherches des astronomes à l'Université de Warwick - la decouverte d'une étonnant planète dans le «désert des Neptunes» - Le Figaro, mai 2019

Mon 03 Jun 2019, 10:55 | Tags: Coverage

BuzzFeed: 'Universities Are Weighing Up The Cost Of Language Students' Years Abroad After A No-Deal Brexit'

BuzzFeed writes about the future of language students' year abroad, and reports on the launch of the EUTOPIA alliance.

Warwick Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart Croft says: "together, we will strive to foster greater mobility for ideas and people [...] and push forward the new generation of higher education in Europe." March 2019

Fri 08 Mar 2019, 10:27 | Tags: EUTOPIA, Coverage

Telemundo: Do you know what autophagy is? It could help you improve your health considerably

Professor Ioannis Nezis, from the Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Warwick, explains that “understanding the molecular mechanisms of activation of autophagy genes during fasting will help us to use interventions to activate autophagic pathways to maintain a normal body weight and promote healthy well-being.” (June 2020).

Mon 22 Jun 2020, 15:22 | Tags: Coverage, Expert comment

Forbes France:

Financial Times has published a list of the top 20 Finance MA courses – and Warwick Business School ranks at 11th. (June 2020)

Mon 22 Jun 2020, 15:18 | Tags: Coverage

Vogue Italy: Pollution from disposable masks and gloves. What to do??

"We need to understand if 'green' polymers will be able to do the same thing," explains Dr. David Fengwei Xie, a materials scientist at the University of Warwick. "There is great potential, but a lot of investment is needed." (June 2020).

Mon 22 Jun 2020, 15:16 | Tags: Coverage, Expert comment

La Vanguardia: Hospitality asks British government for clarity after reopening of stores

Michael Tildesley, doctor of infectious diseases at the University of Warwick, has noted that reducing the distance from two meters to one "will result in an increased risk." (June 2020).

Mon 22 Jun 2020, 15:15 | Tags: Coverage

Il Messaggero: discover the cells that tell you how much you eat

A team of researchers from the University of Warwick's School of Life Sciences have identified the cells that communicate with neurons in the brain to inform it of what they eat. (June 2020)

Mon 22 Jun 2020, 14:59 | Tags: Coverage, Expert comment

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