A University of Warwick scientist is spearheading efforts to ‘upskill’ some of Africa’s brightest up-and-coming bioscientists. Dr Samuel Dean from Warwick Medical School is one of a group of scientists from UK universities spearheading a course in Ghana to provide talented students with access to bioscience researchers at the cutting-edge of their fields, as well as professional development support.
Astronomers from the University of Warwick have observed an exoplanet orbiting a star in just over 18 hours, the shortest orbital period ever observed for a planet of its type.
It means that a single year for this hot Jupiter – a gas giant similar in size and composition to Jupiter in our own solar system – passes in less than a day of Earth time.
HRH The Prince of Wales today officially opened one of Europe’s largest automotive research and development facilities, the National Automotive Innovation Centre (NAIC), at the University of Warwick, in Coventry. Advanced researchers, engineers and designers based at the Centre are tackling society’s largest mobility challenges and collectively shaping the future of the global automotive industry from the heart of the United Kingdom.
A ground-breaking collection of papers examining gender, conference participation, and academic progress across the globe has been co-edited by Warwick researcher Dr Emily Henderson. Thoughtful Gatherings, a special issue of
Women who have experienced domestic abuse appear to be more than 40 per cent more likely to die from any cause compared to the general population, a study led by the Universities of Warwick and Birmingham suggests. The researchers have also identified an increased risk of developing cardiometabolic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes in those who have experienced domestic abuse, although more research is required to determine what other factors specifically lead to an increase in their mortality.