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“We three beans”: Capulet, Godiva and Olivia beans on sale in the New Year

Capulet, Godiva and Olivia are new varieties of the nation’s favourite pulse, common beans, developed and grown in the UK. The trio are set to go plastic-free in the new year when they go on sale in local zero-waste stores.

Thu 07 Dec 2023, 12:08 | Tags: Wellesbourne, Beans, Warwick Crop Centre

Protected areas in Thailand are at a higher risk of forest fires when located away from indigenous communities, research finds

Research from the University of Warwick has found that national parks and protected areas are at a higher risk of forest fires when located farther away from indigenous communities.

Curtail Zero Hour Contracts and give workers guaranteed work hours, say researchers at the University of Warwick

An evidence review led by the University of Warwick has concluded that the increase of zero hours contracts over the last 20 years has created significant risk for workers.

University of Warwick chemist secures slice of £4m grant

Dr Mark Greenhalgh, a chemist at the University of Warwick, has secured a substantial grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to establish an international collaboration for his pioneering research in catalysis and molecular interactions.


Wed 06 Dec 2023, 11:56 | Tags: International, Chemistry

Warwick Astronomer investigates binary star systems to further our understanding of the universe

An astronomer from the University of Warwick is to investigate an intriguing type of star system to help drive our understanding of the expanding universe.

Tue 05 Dec 2023, 16:37 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, Sciences

The Marsh Observatory to train astronomers of the future

The University of Warwick has opened its doors to its brand-new Marsh Observatory – which will train astronomers of the future. The on-campus telescope facility was opened by Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, who discovered the first radio pulsars in 1967 and one of a handful of women to have been awarded prestigious Royal Astronomical Society gold medal.

Fri 01 Dec 2023, 11:15 | Tags: Physics, widening participation, Sciences

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