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Midlands Universities lead project to deliver largest ever investment into HE technicians

A new project led by Midlands Innovation, a consortium of eight Midlands-based universities including the University of Warwick, and industry partners is to shine a light on the expertise of their technical community by delivering a package of measures to support their career advancement and development.

Fri 28 Feb 2020, 16:52

Warwick-based Minerva Business Angels expands to Liverpool to supercharge investment in regional start-ups

Minerva Business Angels, part of the University of Warwick Science Park Ltd, is joining forces with Activate, Liverpool John Moores University and world-leading science campus, Sci-Tech Daresbury, in a partnership aimed at increasing the number of investment funds available to businesses and to help with talent acquisition. 

Fri 28 Feb 2020, 08:34 | Tags: Business, Minerva, Business and Management

University of Warwick awarded ‘Business Events Venue of the Year’ at inaugural West Midlands Tourism Awards

University of Warwick has been awarded the title of ‘Business Events Venue of the Year’ at inaugural West Midlands Tourism Awards

The conference, meeting and events team at the University of Warwick were awarded the title of ‘Business Events Venue of the Year’ and will now go through to the national VisitEngland Awards for Excellence.


2011 Housing benefit reform was a false economy, researchers find

Government reforms to housing benefit introduced in 2011 were intended to save the public purse hundreds of millions. Research from University of Warwick economists has found that, far from saving money, the change in policy simply shifted burdens to local councils: for every pound central government saved in housing benefit, local authority spending on temporary housing costs went up by 53p.


Explained: Why water droplets ‘bounce off the walls’

University of Warwick researchers can now explain why some water droplets bounce like a beach ball off surfaces, without ever actually touching them. Now the design and engineering of future droplet technologies can be made more precise and efficient.


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