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Splice project to put a (polymer) spring into vehicle fuel efficiency

Researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick have won research funding worth £250,000 from Innovate UK for a project that will put a (polymer) spring into vehicle fuel efficiency.

Tue 13 Dec 2016, 10:42 | Tags: University of Warwick, Grants, WMG, innovation, Chemistry

Solar power could become cheaper and more widespread

A breakthrough in solar power could make it cheaper and more commercially viable, thanks to research at the University of Warwick.


Better, stronger: polymer breakthrough to improve things we use everyday

Medicine, mobile phones, computers and clothes could all be enhanced using the process for making paint, according to research by the University of Warwick.


Breakthrough in analytical sciences could lead to medical revolution

Pharmaceutical research could be quicker and more precise, thanks to an innovative breakthrough in the analytical sciences from the University of Warwick.


UK and Chinese universities fight cancer together

A deadly cancer which mainly occurs in China could be more effectively treated, thanks to joint research by the University of Warwick and Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Centre (SYSUCC).


Nobel Prize Winner opens Warwick Medical School building

Nobel Prize winner Dr Randy Schekman has given the keynote speech at the opening of the latest addition to Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick.


Diamond: More Than Just a Gemstone

Scientists at the University of Warwick are exploiting the extreme properties of man-made diamond in exciting new technologies, developing diamond based solutions for engineering, electronics, sensing and biomedical industries, to name just a few.


Chemists celebrate International Women's Day with life changing crystal research

Researchers from the University of Warwick’s Chemistry department use their skills to analyse crystals with life changing applications. Their work helps to improve the composition of drugs, improve fungicides, enhance drug development and benefit industry.

Fri 04 Mar 2016, 10:21 | Tags: Sciences, Research, Chemistry, Art

New test for cancer and diabetes biomarkers 1000x more detailed

A new test for detecting biomarkers for cancer and diabetes is more than 1000x more detailed and 100% faster than existing methods, new research by the University of Warwick suggests.

Developed to undertake a detailed study of collagen, the researchers argue that the same methodology can be used with any protein-based sample and is currently being tested with cancer cells and proteins relevant to Type II diabetes.

Thu 17 Dec 2015, 10:18 | Tags: Sciences, cancer, Chemistry

£5 million Christmas gift for researchers at University of Warwick

Researchers at the University of Warwick have picked up an early Christmas present in the form of more than £5 million worth of grants from the European Research Council (ERC). They have been won by the Department of Sociology, the Faculty of Science and the Mathematics Institute – and will be used to fund five new projects over the next few years.

Mon 22 Dec 2014, 13:43 | Tags: Research, Sociology, Mathematics and Statistics, Chemistry

Warwick at the 2010 MIT Energy Conference

The University of Warwick will showcase the breadth of its research and teaching in the area of sustainable energy and energy efficiency at the prestigious 2010 MIT Energy Conference held in Boston from 5th to 6th March 2010.
Wed 03 Mar 2010, 09:42 | Tags: Conference, Environment, Research, Business, Engineering, Chemistry

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.

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