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The Apocalypse is Now! and Sampling Sounds of Coventry’s Future - October events revealed

A festival taking place this month is aiming to answer big questions such as What does the future of Coventry sound like? and How accurately do blockbuster sci-fi space films like Gravity nail the actual science?


Metal forming to be cleaner and greener thanks to UKRI fellowship

The future of smart metal forming will be investigated by Dr Ed Brambley at the University of Warwick thanks to his award of a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship. The fellowship enables him to perform blue-skies research in mathematical modelling in continuum solid mechanics and plasticity, the outcome of which could be used to provide predictive theoretical models to make industrial metal forming greener and cleaner.

Fri 15 Oct 2021, 10:14 | Tags: WMG, Mathematics, Mathematics Institute, UKRI, Sciences

Alternative to antibodies in diagnostics demonstrated in fight against viral infections such as COVID-19

Researchers at the University of Warwick, Iceni Diagnostics Ltd and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust have demonstrated their technology to detect SARS-COV-2 using sugars rather than antibodies.

Fri 15 Oct 2021, 09:51 | Tags: research, Chemistry, WMS, Warwick Medical School, COVID-19

A crystal ball into our solar system's future

Astronomers, including a University of Warwick researcher, have discovered the very first confirmed planetary system that resembles the expected fate of our solar system, when the Sun reaches the end of its life in about five billion years.

Thu 14 Oct 2021, 10:48 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, astronomy

Dr Freya Harrison wins WH Prize 2021

Dr Freya Harrison, Associate Professor in the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick., has won the WH Prize 2021 for her work in translating medieval literature and medical texts to uncover ancient antimicrobial recipes.


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