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Smarter Planet University Jam

On Tuesday 21 April, the University of Warwick will be taking part in the IBM ‘University Jam’ – a 72 hour global online conversation between academics, students, IBM business leaders and technologists, and industry professionals from around the world, to discuss how technology and business can help to build “A Smarter Planet”.

The Global Financial Crisis: Causes, Threats and Opportunities

On Monday April 6, Warwick Business School is hosting a one-day conference on the global financial crisis, co-sponsored by the Journal of International Money and Finance and organised by Professor Mark Taylor – Professor of International Finance and Macroeconomics at Warwick and a Managing Director at Barclays Global Investors.

Warwick Alumnus appointed Bank of England Chief Economist

Warwick Alumnus Spencer Dale has been appointed as the Bank of England’s Chief Economist.
Mon 07 Jul 2008, 15:52 | Tags: Alumni, Business Members, Business, Economics

Leaders of Digital Revolution to take the campaign to West Midlands business

Three of the country’s leading figures in the development and use of digital media have been signed up to highlight how small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the West Midlands can take advantage of digital media. Anthony Lilley, Dr Jon Salkeld and Dr Adam Rutherford will be the keynote speakers at the ‘Using Digital Media in Marketing and Communications’ conference to be staged by at Alton Towers on Tuesday 18th March.
Mon 10 Mar 2008, 09:42 | Tags: Conference, Business Members, Business

Warwick Economics Summit 2008

The weekend from 15th to 18th February saw Warwick play host to the entirely student run 2008 Warwick Economics Summit – the largest academic conference of its kind in Europe. The Summit has been going strong for seven years since its inception in 2002. Attracting high profile speakers from the world of business and economics, such as John Kay (returning to the Summit after his first appearance in 2004) and Tim Harford, author of the ‘The Undercover Economist,’ and delegations of students across different universities and countries, the Summit aimed to provide a platform for the exchange and debate of economic ideas and the establishment of links across universities.

Gibbet Hill Road Closure

Essential work to replace a major gas main along Gibbet Hill Road is due to start on Monday 11 February, subject to final statutory approvals. This work will inevitably cause some difficulties on roads to and from the University so we advise everyone to allow extra time for their journeys.

Brian Woods-Scawen receives CBE

University Treasurer, Brian Woods-Scawen, has been awarded the CBE in the 2008 New Year Honours List for services to business and to the community in the West Midlands
Wed 09 Jan 2008, 09:30 | Tags: Business Members, Awards and Distinctions, Community

EU Commissioner to Deliver Public Lecture at Warwick

Dr Janez Potočnik, the EU Commissioner for Science and Research, is visiting Warwick on 20 September 2007. He’ll be giving a public lecture on ‘The Role of Science and Research in a Knowledge Based Society’.
Mon 10 Sep 2007, 14:13 | Tags: Sciences, Business Members, Research, Community, Researchers

Eco One Car in the Community

An environmentally friendly eco-car made from vegetables and designed by students at the University of Warwick has been on tour around Coventry and Warwickshire.

Its first public outing was at the Eden Project in April, but since then Eco One has been on the road meeting school pupils, business leaders and Coventry Ambassadors. Its next stop is a meeting of industry leaders and academics in Birmingham and it will then enjoy a day out at the Royal Show at Stoneleigh in July.

Warwick Diabetes Care Partnership to Continue

Warwick Diabetes Care is to continue its successful partnership with healthcare manufacturer LifeScan UK for another three years. The company, part of Johnson & Johnson, has announced a new programme of investment over the next three years, which fits in with their Corporate Social Responsibility activities in the UK and aims to help educate both people with diabetes and the healthcare professionals who care for them.

Warwick's successful Scottish celebrations

Warwick Conferences celebrated yet another successful year of fun and fundraising as they presented £1500 to local schools following their New Year Burns Night bash.
Thu 10 Mar 2005, 09:25 | Tags: Business Members, University Services

Enterprise Project wins Award

Centre for Education and Industry (CEI) staff members recently attended a House of Commons reception, also attended by new Secretary of State for Education, Ruth Kelly, to celebrate an enterprise project taking the title of 'Enterprise Capital of the Eastern Region'.
Tue 01 Mar 2005, 14:45 | Tags: Business Members, Business

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