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Ash dieback: Insect threat to fungus-resistant trees

Ash trees which can resist the killer dieback fungus may be more vulnerable to attacks by insects, says University of Warwick researcher.

Christmas dinner saved! Sprouts gain natural disease defence

Brussels sprouts will remain safely in our Christmas dinners, thanks to University of Warwick research giving them natural defences against devastating crop diseases.

Warwick and Waitrose tackle global food security together

Food security is at the heart of a new doctoral training collaboration between the University of Warwick and Waitrose, thanks to an award from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). now launched, 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.

Warwick HRI Open Day

On Saturday 10th July the spotlight is on horticulture at The Warwick HRI Open Day.

Wed 11 Aug 2004, 11:57 | Tags: Horticulture, University Affairs

Warwick HRI helps the British Mycological Society Win a Chelsea Gold

Researchers from the University's newest department, Warwick HRI, have helped the British Mycological Society win their second gold medal at this year’s Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show.

Tue 10 Aug 2004, 14:57 | Tags: Research, Horticulture, University Affairs, Biology

Change of Control at Warwick HRI

Lord Whitty and Professor David VandeLinde are visiting the Wellesbourne site of Warwick HRI on Friday 19 March to sign the formal Change of Control document.

Mon 09 Aug 2004, 10:15 | Tags: Research, Governance, Horticulture, University Affairs

Warwick & HRI - Managing the Merger Process

The University’s acquisition of the Wellesbourne and Kirton sites of Horticulture Research International (HRI) marks the biggest transfer of assets and staff to the University since the acquisition of Westwood a quarter of a century ago. Taking the two sites together, almost 600 acres of land and over 200 staff will be transferred to University ownership and management from 1 April 2004.

The Tocil Woods Project - Caring for the Environment

Last Sunday a group of 7 volunteers ventured into Tocil Woods to clear the marshland of brush and small trees and to create a natural fence around it so as to preserve the bio-diversity that it supports.

Mon 02 Aug 2004, 14:18 | Tags: Students' Union & Societies, Horticulture, Campus Life

HRI Management and Governance

Horticulture Research International and the University have recently published a joint statement explaining how HRI is to be managed and governed both in the run up to the transfer on 1 April 2004 and after that as a department of the University.
Mon 02 Aug 2004, 09:18 | Tags: Horticulture, University Affairs

Merging with Horticulture Research International

The University has recently signed a Joint Record of Progress with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and Horticulture Research International (HRI). The document sets out the terms of the agreement on the proposed merger of HRI Wellesbourne and Kirton with the University.

Thu 29 Jul 2004, 15:57 | Tags: Horticulture, University Affairs

Ministerial Announcement on the Future of HRI

The University and Horticultural Research International (HRI) welcome today's ministerial announcement that the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has reached agreement with the University about the future of HRI Wellesbourne and Kirton.

Mon 26 Jul 2004, 14:43 | Tags: Horticulture, University Affairs

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