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Search for planetary remains and new mathematical concepts at University of Warwick receive over €4 million European research funding

Scientists at the University of Warwick are to benefit from a total of over €4 million funding to support new projects that will aim to find and analyse the remains of planets around nearby dead stars, and to find new ways of incorporating the ideas of combinatorics into different areas of mathematics.

Thu 22 Apr 2021, 11:49 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, Mathematics, research, astronomy

Quarter million pound research fund will help improve hospice care in West Midlands

Hospice care across the West Midlands has received an exciting boost as researchers from the University of Warwick have received a quarter of a million pound grant to establish better care for terminally ill patients.

Thu 22 Apr 2021, 10:41 | Tags: research, WMS, Warwick Medical School

Starving Tuberculosis (TB) of sugars may be a new way to fight it

Tuberculosis is a devastating disease that claims over 1.5 million lives each year. The increase in TB cases that are resistant to the current antibiotics means that novel drugs to kill Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) are urgently needed. Researchers from the University of Warwick have successfully discovered how Mycobacterium tuberculosis uses an essential sugar called trehalose, which provides a platform to design new and improved TB drugs and diagnostic agents.


We join today with so many other organisations and individuals in expressing our sorrow at the death His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh.

Like many UK universities the University of Warwick was brought into being by a Royal Charter of Incorporation, ours being issued by Her Majesty the Queen. We join today with so many other organisations and individuals in expressing our sorrow at the death of her beloved husband His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh.

 

Fri 09 Apr 2021, 13:25

First transiting exoplanet’s ‘chemical fingerprint’ reveals its distant birthplace

Astronomers have found evidence that the first exoplanet that was identified transiting its star could have migrated to a close orbit with its star from its original birthplace further away.

Wed 07 Apr 2021, 18:23 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, astronomy

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