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Tobacco industry shrinking thanks to smoking bans

Smoking bans are not only shrinking tobacco firm’s market at home but limiting their ability to invest in markets abroad, according to new research.

Wed 08 Jun 2016, 08:56 | Tags: WBS, Business

Major motoring developments crown Coventry’s 120 year Motor City legacy

Two major investments in the automotive industry in Coventry will create world class facilities for the automotive industry in a resurgent “Motor City” Coventry, and both will be built in the year that will mark 120 years of motor manufacturing history in the City. The first British motor car was made in Coventry in 1897 by The Daimler Motor Company Limited but the company that is playing a central role in Coventry’s resurgence as a “Smart Motor City” is Jaguar Land Rover who is key to two major motor developments in the city both of which will be complete, or well underway, by 2017.

HSBC'S new voice and fingerprint ID system

Professor Ian Robertson from the Department of Computer Science discusses HSBC'S new voice and fingerprint ID system being made available to its customers...

Low wages not education to blame for skills gap

Low wages rather than inadequate training are to blame for the STEM skills gap, according to research from the University of Warwick.

Tue 08 Dec 2015, 10:42 | Tags: events, 2015, CAGE, Talk, Social Sciences, Business

Scenery not just greenery has an impact on health

People feel healthier when they live in a more scenic area, a new study has found.

Wed 25 Nov 2015, 14:34 | Tags: WBS, Business, Psychology

IBM and University of Warwick develop Big Data ethics course

A partnership between the University of Warwick and IBM is to offer researchers guidance through the ethical minefield of using big data and real time analytics.

Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya awarded China’s first ever National Rainbow Bridge Award: Beijing, China – Sunday 25th October 2015

Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, Chairman of WMG at the University of Warwick, was awarded the first ever National Rainbow Bridge Award at a ceremony at the China National Convention Centre on Sunday 25th October in Beijing, China.

University of Warwick and National Grid seek to expand their £1.5 million partnership

This week the University of Warwick and National Grid have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to extend the successful strategic alliance they have operated for last two years. To date that alliance has engaged in over £1.5 million worth of research and studentships in areas such as: electricity transmission asset management, gas transmission, microtunnelling, and cyber security.

Wed 07 Oct 2015, 17:15 | Tags: Business Members, Business, Engineering

How using your contacts can harm your business

New research has suggested the adage ‘it’s not what you know, but who you know’ as one to avoid in business. Networking is seen as the way to progress a career, but companies hiring through business contacts could be harming their performance.

Tue 06 Oct 2015, 12:35 | Tags: WBS, Research, Business

Warwick students shortlisted in national competition for social media app

Two students from the University of Warwick who are behind an innovative new social networking app have been shortlisted in a national entrepreneurship competition.

Thu 28 May 2015, 14:04 | Tags: University of Warwick, Competition, Awards, Business, International

Poor management skills hampering growth of SMEs

Many small and medium-sized businesses in the UK are being held back by current levels of management and leadership skills, according to Warwick Business School research.

Tue 26 May 2015, 14:10 | Tags: WBS, Research, Business

Collaboration with University of Warwick leads to new contract for Barton Coldform Ltd

Droitwich based company Barton Coldform Ltd has secured a contract with the Ford Motor Company thanks in part to the implementation of an innovative new process developed with WMG, University of Warwick.

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