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University announces further funding for Leamington Street Marshals

The University of Warwick has announced it will continue to fund the Leamington Street Marshals for a further five years.


WMG gets budding engineers in Coventry primary school revved up about a life in engineering

Local budding engineers from a Coventry’s Howes Primary School will be working alongside researchers from WMG, at the University of Warwick, to get a taste of what a career in engineering is really like by building and racing their own electric vehicles.

Fri 11 Nov 2016, 14:40 | Tags: WMG, Community and region, Engineering, Community

Warwick Crop Centre Joins Historic Tractor Parade

Staff and students from the University of Warwick Crop Centre took part in the ‘70 tractors for 70 years’ Massey Ferguson procession organised by Coventry Transport Museum on Saturday 30 July.

Mon 01 Aug 2016, 09:09 | Tags: Event, Community and region, Campus Life, Community

Warwick expertise used to explore the ‘average human’

Research by two University of Warwick academics is being used to explain to the public how human bodies work.


End of life care needs improving say GPs

GPs think more needs to be done to improve the quality of end-of-life care in the community. That’s one of the insights gained from a survey of British GPs conducted by the University of Warwick and the Royal College of General Practitioners.

Wed 06 Jul 2016, 12:56 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, Health, Community

How body clocks could help beat cancer

University of Warwick research into how our body clocks can be used to improve cancer survival is being showcased in Coventry.

Fri 01 Jul 2016, 12:38 | Tags: Warwick Medical School, cancer, Community

Singapore’s new literary discovery launches debut novel

Daryl Qilin Yam, an international student from Singapore studying English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Warwick is set to become a published author the same year he graduates.

Thu 09 Jun 2016, 09:48 | Tags: English literature, Book, Arts, Community, English

Institute of Advanced Study to double postdoctoral fellowship numbers

The University of Warwick is to increase support for postdoctoral fellowships following a €2 million award from the Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND scheme. Under this scheme the University will match the funding from the EU to offer postdoctoral fellowships to international researchers in areas related to the Warwick Global Research Priorities (GRPs).

Tue 07 Jun 2016, 09:23 | Tags: Awards, IATL, Community, Academic Staff

BAFTA-nominated actor narrates anti-bullying film

A new animated film narrated by the star of the BBC drama In The Flesh highlights the issue of the bullying of disabled children and young people.

Luke Newberry, who also appeared in the 2012 film Anna Karenina and BBC’s Sherlock, has lent his voice to the video which is based on research co-authored by Dr Stella Chatzitheochari from the University of Warwick.

Mon 06 Jun 2016, 11:29 | Tags: children and babies, Social Sciences, Community, Film

Venice’s historic canals as never seen before

On 18 June 2016, to celebrate “Art Night Venezia” (Venice’s annual art festival), the University of Warwick (Warwick in Venice) will exhibit work by the Venetian photographer Anna Zemella in a free exhibition entitled, Algario Veneziano: A Different Look at the Algae of Venice.

Wed 01 Jun 2016, 14:16 | Tags: Arts, Warwick in Venice, History of art, Exhibition, Community, Culture

Professor Giorgio Riello explores the history of luxury in his new book

Luxury: A Rich History is the latest book by Professor of History at the University of Warwick Giorgio Riello. Luxury is a rapidly changing global industry that makes the headlines daily in our newspapers and on the internet.

Fri 27 May 2016, 09:54 | Tags: Book, Community and region, Campus Life, Community, History

Eddie Izzard to bring Stand up for Europe tour to University of Warwick

Eddie Izzard today (Monday 23rd May) kicked off a new campaign to visit 31 cities in the next 31 days in a bid to get young people to register for the referendum and vote to stay in Europe. As part of this tour he will deliver a speech about his views and take part in a Q&A in the Warwick Arts Centre at 12:30 on Thursday 8 June 2016.


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