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The English university at the heart of European cooperation

"Even as negotiations for the UK’s exit from the European Union reach their complex climax, [the University of Warwick] is set to virtually host a week-long event dedicated to continental cooperation." Read more about our EUTOPIA network in University Business. (November 2020)

Fri 18 Dec 2020, 15:46 | Tags: EUTOPIA, Coverage

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

UK students and French senior citizens beat loneliness in lockdown together

Students at the UK’s University of Warwick are spending their lockdown chatting online with elderly people in France, bridging intergenerational and international divides in a time marked by isolation. See coverage on BBC News and on France2

Wed 03 Mar 2021, 17:22 | Tags: EUTOPIA, Coverage

Il Sussi Diario: "School does not affect Covid spread"

Schools do not play a significant role in the spread of Covid-19 in the population -- this is the result of the study carried out by the epidemiologists of the University of Warwick, in Great Britain. See also EUROPA PRESS. (Feb 21)

Fri 26 Feb 2021, 13:21 | Tags: COVID19, EUTOPIA, Coverage, Expert comment

COPE: mechanism in the SARS-CoV-2 corona that could help find new treatments

Researchers have detailed a mechanism in the distinctive crown of SARS-CoV-2 that could help scientists quickly find new treatments for the virus and quickly test whether existing treatments are likely to work with mutated versions as they are developed. The team, led by the University of Warwick, in the United Kingdom, as part of the EUTOPIA community of European universities, has simulated movements in almost 300 protein structures of the spike protein of the Covid-19 virus using computational modeling techniques, in an effort to help identify promising drug targets against the virus.

(Feb 21) See also Bolsamania and Lab Manager

Fri 26 Feb 2021, 13:14 | Tags: COVID19, EUTOPIA, Coverage

Politico: UK universities plead to keep EU cash post-Brexit

Prof Seán Hand, Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Europe) at the University of Warwick, talks about being a full member of the EUTOPIA network. He says alliances are vital to stop universities developing “an isolationist perspective” on research and education.

Thu 25 Feb 2021, 15:25 | Tags: EUTOPIA, Coverage

Covid-19 & EUTOPIA: Future targets for treatments rapidly identified with new computer

Researchers have detailed a mechanism in the distinctive corona of Covid-19 that could help scientists to rapidly find new treatments for the virus, and quickly test whether existing treatments are likely to work with mutated versions as they develop.

Fri 19 Feb 2021, 12:27 | Tags: COVID19, EUTOPIA

France Culture: 'How culture and artists in the UK are reacting to the pandemic'

Podcast in French. Cécile Doustaly, researcher at CY Cergy Paris Université (a fellow EUTOPIA member), who has also researched at the University of Warwick, comments on how British artists and people in the UK culture sector are reacting in response to the pandemic and Brexit. She explains how Warwick is supporting Coventry City of Culture 2021, supporting artists and benefitting citizens. (December 2020)

Fri 08 Jan 2021, 15:42 | Tags: COVID19, EUTOPIA, Expert comment

Eco Reporter: Corona is reducing emissions worldwide as never before

German news website reports that an international team at WMG (University of Warwick) is calling for the global economy to increasingly adopt circular economy strategies. These are the best way for the world to recover financially from COVID-19 and at the same time achieve CO2 emission targets. October 2020.

Also in French <em>Trust My Science</em>.

Thu 22 Oct 2020, 16:18 | Tags: COVID19, EUTOPIA, Coverage

‘Macron network’ to establish €10m post-doc programme

The EUTOPIA community has been awarded Horizon 2020 funding to set up a post-doc programme for early career researchers on data and artificial intelligence, health and disease, and energy and sustainability - reported in World University News (February 2020)

Wed 19 Feb 2020, 12:22 | Tags: EUTOPIA, Coverage

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