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Virtual Green Week aims to collaborate with local community

Communities across Coventry and Warwickshire are being urged to make the fourth annual Green Week a launch-pad for sustainability. Green Week, which this year will take place between Monday 8th and Sunday 14th March 2021, originated from talks between the University of Warwick, Coventry City Council and Coventry University, and has since encompassed Warwick District Council and Action 21.


UK students and French senior citizens beat loneliness in lockdown together

Students at the UK’s University of Warwick are spending their lockdown chatting online with elderly people in France, bridging intergenerational and international divides in a time marked by isolation.


Identified: A mechanism that protects plant fertility from stress

As Temperatures rise due to global warming the need to protect plants from stressful conditions has increased, as stress can cause a loss in yield and cause further impact economically. A consortium led by the University of Warwick have successfully identified two proteins that protect crops from stress, which is key in safeguarding food production.

Mon 01 Mar 2021, 10:08 | Tags: Plants, climate change, School of Life Sciences, Evolution, Sciences

Royal Academy of Engineering announces new Lord Bhattacharyya bursary winners for students in the West Midlands

Students across the West Midlands have been awarded a series of bursaries as part of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Lord Bhattacharyya Engineering Education Programme. The Winners have been announced on the second anniversary of death Lord Bhattacharyya and the programme is named in is honour

Mon 01 Mar 2021, 08:20 | Tags: WMG, Engineering, Education

Heavy rain affects object detection by autonomous vehicle LiDAR sensors

All high-level AVs rely heavily on sensors, and in the paper, ‘Realistic LiDAR with Noise Model for Real-Tim Testing of Automated Vehicles in a Virtual Environment’, published in the IEEE Sensors Journal, researchers from the Intelligent Vehicles Group at WMG, University of Warwick have specifically simulated and evaluated the performance of LiDAR sensors in rain.

Thu 25 Feb 2021, 11:37 | Tags: automotive, WMG, autonomous vehicles, LiDAR, Sciences

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