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Warwick researchers secure £3.19m boost to tackle superbugs

Researchers at the University of Warwick have been awarded £3.19m in funding to support a flagship project into antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

The funding will enable multi-partner collaborations in order to tackle the growing threat of superbugs as part of a co-ordinated multi-disciplinary effort to fight their prevalence.

Tue 19 May 2015, 14:39 | Tags: Sciences, Life Sciences, Physics

Warwick researchers begin hunt for planets

University of Warwick scientists have begun searching for planets after the unveiling of twelve robotically controlled telescopes. Based at European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Paranal Observatory in northern Chile the telescopes will be remotely controlled by a team at the University of Warwick’s campus.

Mon 19 Jan 2015, 11:24 | Tags: Physics

Discovery of new subatomic particle sheds light on fundamental force of nature

The discovery of a new particle will “transform our understanding” of the fundamental force of nature that binds the nuclei of atoms, researchers argue.

Mon 13 Oct 2014, 11:38 | Tags: Physics

Nature: Spintronic devices get the blues

 A common blue dye used in £5 notes could represent a promising new material for spintronic applications according to research in Nature

Tue 05 Nov 2013, 16:05 | Tags: Physics

What is a Quantum Doughnut?

Research led by the University of Warwick has found a way to use quantum doughnuts to slow and even freeze light. Watch a podcast of PhD researcher Andrea Fischer and Dr. Rudolf A. Roemer from the University of Warwick’s Department of Physics, explain quantum doughnuts and their research.
Wed 24 Mar 2010, 11:26 | Tags: Research, Physics, Postgraduate Students, Academic Staff

Warwick professor wins physics prize for research

Professor Robin Ball has been awarded the Institute of Physics 2009 Rayleigh Medal and Prize, which is awarded for distinguished research in theoretical, mathematical or computational physics.
Mon 06 Jul 2009, 11:59 | Tags: Awards and Distinctions, Research, Physics, Academic Staff

ideasforlife.tv now launched

ideasforlife.tv, an online video channel, has launched today (Tuesday 15th January). The channel will showcase innovative science-based business and research taking place across the Birmingham Science City region, with the aim of promoting and de-mystifying science and enterprise for a wide audience.

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.


Call for Nominations - Royal Society Scientific Meeting

The Royal Society, the UK's independent scientific academy, is seeking nominations for the Society’s scientific discussion meetings.
Fri 13 Aug 2004, 10:19 | Tags: Business, Sociology, Education, University Affairs, Physics, Chemistry, Biology

Warwick chefs whip up award winning performances on the competition scene.

Group executive Chef of Warwick Conferences, Graham Crump has every reason to be proud of his team, following their impressive menu of award winning performance in a number of high-profile competitions in the past few weeks.
Mon 09 Aug 2004, 14:05 | Tags: Business, Education, Economics, IT, Physics

National Science Week Ig Nobels UK Tour 2004

To celebrate National Science Week (beginning Friday 12th March), The Times Higher Education Supplement in partnership with the BA (the British Association for the Advancement of Science) presents The Ig Nobels UK Tour 2004.

Fri 06 Aug 2004, 15:11 | Tags: Research, Sociology, Education, University Affairs, Physics, Chemistry, Biology

It was through hard work... Ricky Morris PhD after 16 years!

At Wednesday's Winter Degree Congregation one face will stand out amongst the many worthy graduands. Richard Morris from the department of Physics will receive his PhD scroll after sixteen years at the University.

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